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How Adam McKay Directs at the Top of His Intelligence

Adam McKay’s path to becoming a director began as a notoriously mischievous improvisor under the tutelage of guru Del Close in Chicago, then joining SNL as a writer, eventually ascending to head writer in the mid-nineties. It was there he began [...]

By Brad Becker Parton

Why Is ‘Anchorman 2’ Being Promoted So Hard?

No comedy in movie history has ever been promoted as hard as Anchorman 2. We're still a week away from the film's release, but we're two months into a massive publicity blast featuring Will Ferrell and his costars making a slew of appearances [...]

By Bradford Evans

Steve Carell’s ‘Anchorman’ Audition Is Great

From 2003, here's Steve Carell's original audition for the movie Anchorman, back in his Daily Show correspondent days. A semi-improvised exchange between him and an off-camera Will Ferrell, it's no wonder this audition got him the job.

By Bradford Evans

Read an Excerpt from Ron Burgundy’s Autobiography

The New Yorker has an excerpt from Ron Burgundy's upcoming autobiography, Let Me Off at the Top! My Classy Life and Other Musings, which comes out November 19th. If the rest of the book is anything like this excerpt, it will be full of great [...]

By Bradford Evans

Ron Burgundy Speaks Out Against Movie Piracy

Here's a promo for Anchorman 2/PSA about the evils of movie piracy starring Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy. Hopefully, this promo itself doesn't end up on torrent sites.

By Bradford Evans

Supertickets to Go on Sale for Early ‘Anchorman 2’ Screenings

Paramount Studios will be selling "supertickets" that get fans in to see the long-awaited Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues two days before it opens on Dec. 20. Tickets will be available on Nov. 26, though prices haven't been announced yet. [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Ron Burgundy Is Responsible for the End of Legitimate Journalism

The long-awaited Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues comes out this December, and two more trailers have been released for the international markets. Were Ron Burgundy and his crew the downfall of responsible journalism and ethical standards? [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Ben & Jerry’s Adds a Ron Burgundy Flavor

Ice cream purveyor Ben & Jerry's has added a new flavor inspired by Will Ferrell's Anchorman character Ron Burgundy. Called "Ron Burgundy's Scotchy Scotch Scotch," it's butterscotch ice cream with butterscotch swirls. The limited-edition [...]

By Bradford Evans