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Originally posted 12/17/2013 02:30PM
Will Ferrell recently revealed that his inspiration for Anchorman's Ron Burgundy came from a real-life anchor named Mort Crim.
Crim worked at newsrooms around the country, and was – with anchorwoman Jessica Savitch in Philadelphia – part of one of the first male-female news desk pairings in the country.
Originally posted 12/11/2013 03:45PM
Will Ferrell's round-the-clock promotional tour for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is raising some interesting temporal paradoxes. Each of these appearances is taking place in the year 2013 (obviously), but Ferrell's Ron Burgundy character appears unchanged from the way he appears in both Anchorman films, both of which take place more than 30 years in the past.
Originally posted 12/10/2013 08:00AM
Let's face it, by mid-2014 (assuming Anchorman 2 does well enough), Ron Burgundy will likely be an actual news anchor, and this video will seem less funny in retrospect as Will Ferrell disappears from reality, subsumed by his most hirsute creation.
Until then, though, it's hilarious. Funny or Die gathered Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer and Chris Cuomo (all of whom apparently have history with Ron) to discuss Burgundy's journalistic abilities, integrity and lack thereof.
Originally posted 12/01/2013 03:30PM
Will Ferrell has been making the rounds as his Anchorman character Ron Burgundy in preparation for the 2004 film's hotly-anticipated sequel coming out in December.
He appeared in a series of ads for the Dodge Durango, and most recently, co-anchored an edition of Bismarck, N.D.'s KXMB's broadcast.
Ferrell/Burgundy brought all his signature moves, slowly leaning into co-anchor's Amber Schatz's screen, before warning her that he's married, so "Don't get any ideas." He casually reaches into sportscaster Jon Schaeffer's frame and pats him on the shoulder mid-report at one point as well.
Originally posted 11/12/2013 08:00AM
While he seems like the very embodiment of "cool," Justin Timberlake doesn't use that word to describe himself.
"Listen, I'm not cool," the singer, dancer and actor says in the "Men of The Year" issue of GQ. "Being cool is about keeping your blood pressure steady. So no. Don't be cool. Be passionate. Be dedicated. Be tenacious. Be uncompromising. Be pissed. Be happy. Be sad."
Timberlake, 32, goes on to explain that not being "cool," often means doing the opposite of what's expected of him, like playing a high-stakes gambler in Runner Runner alongside Ben Affleck or appearing in sketches on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon every night for Timberweek.
Originally posted 10/29/2013 10:30AM
If you have nothing nice to say … say it in print? It's probably not the best way to air your grievances, but it seems to be the motto among celebrities penning memoirs of late.
On Friday, word leaked of Tori Spelling's dis at Katie Holmes in her forthcoming book Spelling It Like It Is, in which she describes the former Mrs. Cruise as "plastic."
"As I sat waiting outside his music room, I heard his prior appointment working with him in the other room. It was some actress singing horribly off-key," Spelling writes of bumping into Holmes during a visit to her vocal coach. "I heard him say good-bye and then the actress walked out of the room. It was Katie Holmes."
Originally posted 10/25/2013 09:45AM
Don't be afraid to sing "Scotchy Scotch Scotch, here it goes down, down into my belly…" while eating this butterscotch freezer-aisle find
Originally posted 06/19/2013 11:15AM
Film's most acerbic, politically incorrect broadcaster, Ron Burgundy, is back!
The new trailer for Anchorman 2 – The Legend Continues was released Wednesday, showing the twisted and hapless Burgundy, played by Will Ferrell, now under intense news pressure, working for a 24-7 cable news network in New York City, far from his comfort zone and the '70s wild life of his home base in San Diego.
Co-anchor Veronica Corningstone, now his wife, makes a return with Christina Applegate once again in the supporting role. Other journalists join Burgundy on his Big Apple adventure. Playing reporters are Steve Carell, David Koechner and Paul Rudd.
Originally posted 05/20/2013 03:55PM
After hosting the 85th Annual Academy Awards, Seth MacFarlane drew his fair share of fans and critics.
But the Family Guy creator won't return to the stage to host next year's show, he revealed in a series of Tweets on Monday.
"Traumatized critics exhale: I'm unable to do the Oscars again. Tried to make it work schedule-wise, but I need sleep," he wrote.
Originally posted 04/15/2013 12:05PM
Parks and Recreation actress Aubrey Plaza wanted all to notice her two eye-catching accessories at Sunday's MTV Movie Awards. They were a cocktail, and the words "#The To Do List" scrawled on her chest in what appeared to be black eyeliner.
Well, everyone did notice. And it got the actress kicked out of the ceremony after she crashed Will Ferrell's acceptance speech for Comedic Genius.
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