By Chris Nashawaty
Updated July 26, 2011 at 08:56 PM EDT

The wait is almost over. On Aug. 16, Walter Sobchak, Donny, and the Dude (or El Duderino if you’re not into the whole brevity thing) will be making their Blu-ray debut when The Big Lebowski Limited Edition hits stores. In other words, get ready to put aside that well-worn copy of Logjammin’ and witness John Turturro’s purple-jumpsuited Jesus doing his “Hotel California” psych-out dance in all of its 1080p high-resolution glory.

One of the most eagerly awaited releases on the format, the 1998 Coen brothers cult comedy is packed with all-new extras, including a picture-within-picture feature with cast interviews during key scenes, a trivia track, and a 28-page companion book featuring some of Jeff Bridges’ personal, on-set photos. (You could say they really tie the whole package together.) We got a hold of some of the Dude’s snaps. So why not kick back with a White Russian and take a peek…