On the ninth day of Burgundy, Will Ferrell gave to me, a real life anchor that likes the ladies! The countdown to the much anticipated debut of Anchorman: The Legend Continues is getting closer, and it seems that all of pop-culture is overflowing with the antics of San Diego’s finest news team.
Anchorman: The Legend Continues will open wide on December 18th (16th in some places), so until then, forget The 12 Days Of Christmas – We’re staying classy for The 12 Days of Burgundy!
Day 9 – Ron In Real Life
The inspiration for Ron Burgundy had to come from somewhere right? Turns out it was Mort Crim and in Crim’s opinion, the misogyny and chauvinism that gets lampooned in Anchorman isn’t a fair representation of the newsroom culture of the 1970s. The retired news anchor from from Detroit from 1978 to 1997 was Will Ferrell’s inspiration for the Ron Burgundy character and he recently told The Huffington Post Live that he considers himself a bit of a feminist. You don’t say? Read More