Jeff Bridges

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Bridges talks about Montana in advance of Missoula show


Hunger is not political discourse to Jeff Bridges. When the actor discusses the inability of children to access food, reduced food quality, the importance of food banks or federal nutrition programs, he evaluates them as societal or communal problems as opposed to explicitly political ones. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Prairie Lights: Looking back on a strange, snowy year

As the New Year dawned a year ago this week, most people in Montana were already sick and tired of winter, of endless days of bitter cold and snowstorms that raged with Arctic intensity. Billings was hit particularly hard. At one point in mid-February the snow was so deep that only the top seven floors of the First Interstate Building were visible. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bridges laughs off Senate run, more or less

Appearing on the Howard Stern show today, Jeff Bridges briefly discussed — and appeared to throw cold water on — the notion that he run for the U.S. Senate from Montana. As we have reported and commented on in the past few days, a Billings-area woman started a Facebook page and a petition to encourage Bridges to seek appointment as the Democratic candidate to replace Sen. John Walsh. Walsh dropped out of the race against Rep. Steve Daines, R-Mont., amid revelations that he, Walsh, pilfered the writings of others during his time at the War College. On the show, Bridges was talking to Stern about how his wife often puts the brakes on him when he gets unduly excited about things, those times when “I write checks my ass can’t cash.” (Just like a real senator!) And then he mentioned stumbling across the Facebook page, apparently, and mentioning that to his wife. Continue Reading →

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Prairie Lights: Why not The Dude, or Rooster, for senator?


News of Jeff Bridges’ U.S. Senate candidacy has been spreading like wildfire over the past couple of days. OK, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. As far as I know, word of his candidacy has been reported only by Last Best News. And there may not be a candidacy. (more…) Continue Reading →

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