To honor his winning the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Will Ferrell’s celebrity buddies put together a heartwarming video about how the man has touched their lives. If you don’t want to watch the entire video, the short answer is: by manipulating them with cold, calculating, empty flattery. And effective. Effective, cold, calculating, empty flattery. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be told that they were the inspiration for Anchorman? No wonder the man gets so much work.