Lawrence of La Brea Rugs

In the Coen Bros. cult classic The Big Lebowski, L.A. marijuana enthusiast and frequent bowler Jeffrey Lebowski is caught up in a Raymond Chandler-esque kidnapping plot. Like many detective stories of old, it starts off with a fairly simple case: someone vandalized his rug, and he wants a replacement. After all, the rug “really tied the room together.”   Often, some of the most luxurious rugs you’ll find anywhere in the country are found in L.A. So it’s only fitting that Lebowski’s Read more [...]