Some days there are no Anchorman 2 trailers at all, and you're left to wonder what is even the point of getting out of bed.
CTV anchor Andrew Johnson thought he was asking colleague Astrid Braunschmidt if she wanted to have a chat when he suggested that they "canoodle" before her weather report.
Considering that Grand Rapids, Michigan is one of America's hotspots for slick production values, we're somewhat surprised by the poor panning work displayed in this Fox 17 Morning News excerpt. Hey Camera Person, you're supposed to train the camera on the lady who's talking about the gas lines or whatever, not the two anchors who are just sitting there in silence, clutching their mugs full of
vodka Nescafe. For our amusement, anchorman Mike Avery responds to the mishap by making a bunch of exaggerated facial expressions that are not only fun to imitate but possibly indicative of a past career in silent movie acting.
We are by no means experts, but in this battle it seems like this real-life fella who beat boxes while playing the flute definitely beats Anchorman's "yazz flute" performance by a longshot.
From Cajun Boy's blog comes the news that journeyman local news anchor Ron Hunter-who is thought by some to be the inspiration for Ron Burgundy in Anchorman-has passed away at the age of 70. "In his long career, Ron Hunter anchored top rated local news desks in New Orleans, Miami, Buffalo, Philadelphia, and Chicago, where he shared the desk with the likes of Jane Pauley and Maury Povich." After jump, one of the late newsman's former colleagues remembers his ego-driven antics, er, fondly?