'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy's memoir will be legendary
August 14th, 2013
12:15 PM ET

'Anchorman' Ron Burgundy's memoir will be legendary

Ron Burgundy, award-winning newsman and hot dog eating contest runner-up, can now add "author" to his long list of accolades.

The classy (and fictional) anchor, played by Will Ferrell in 2004's hit comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," is ready to release a book called "Let Me Off At The Top!: My Classy Life and Other Musings." (If Burgundy's love of literature is any indication, it might even be bound in leather.)

The autobiography will "share never-before-told stories of his childhood and the events that led him to choose a career in the news business," according to a statement from publisher Crown Archetype.

The tell-all will also cover Burgundy's personal wisdom on women, insider information regarding his legendary Action 4 news team (hopefully not the part about Brick killing a guy with a trident), and of course he'll talk about his little gentleman, Baxter the dog.

"I don't know if it's the greatest autobiography ever written. I'm too close to the work," Burgundy said in the statement.

"Let Me Off At The Top!" will arrive November 19, just before "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" arrives in theaters December 20.

Until then, you stay classy, book readers.

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soundoff (9 Responses)
  1. divadaze365

    Reblogged this on Diva Daze and commented:
    I love Ron Burgundy. He is awesome.

    August 16, 2013 at 1:55 am | Report abuse |
  2. Great...

    A fictional non-fiction book about a fictional character's allegedly non-fiction life.

    August 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Really!

    It won't sell and the primary demographic who will see this movie is unable to read.

    August 14, 2013 at 1:52 pm | Report abuse |
  4. geo

    Way to stay classy, previous responders!

    August 14, 2013 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
  5. palintwit

    Last spring astronomers from all over the western hemisphere traveled to Alaska to observe the meteor showers. Sarah Palin was easily spotted as she was the only one with an umbrella.

    August 14, 2013 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |

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