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Anchorman's Ron Burgundy to be enshrined in a museum

Possibly spurred by co-star Harrison Ford's insistence that he "belongs in a museum!", Ron Burgundy will be the centerpiece of the new “Anchorman: The Exhibit” at Washington D.C.’s journalism museum The Newseum. The exhibit serves two purposes, as it both uses a popular fictional character as a jumping-off point to explore the 1970s heyday of real-life anchormen, and it also upholds modern-day journalistic standards by squeezing out hard news in favor of a puff piece about a celebrity

On display, among various other costumes and props, will be the jazz flute played by Will Ferrell in the film, a whip wielded by the character in the infamous newsman battle royale, and a dim awareness that the subject of the exhibit is not actually a real guy.


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