News

‘Anchorman’ exhibit opens at Newseum

‘Anchorman’ exhibit opens at Newseum

THE LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY: Just in time for the Anchorman sequel, the Newseum opens an exhibit centering on the fake news team. Photo: Associated Press

burgundy
The Newseum will open its highly anticipated “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” featuring props, costumes and footage from the comedy classic “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.”

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ron Burgundy’s mustache brush and Brian Fantana’s Sex Panther cologne are just two of the things you can see in the “Anchorman” exhibit opening today at the Newseum in Washington.

There’s also a stuffed version of Burgundy’s dog Baxter in Channel 4 pajamas, Brick Tamland’s eyeglasses and a replica of the Channel 4 anchor desk.

The Newseum quotes Burgundy as saying he’s “literally trapped in a glass case of emotion.”

Visitors can tape an Anchorman TV spot introduced by Burgundy and have their pictures taken behind the anchor desk. The exhibit promotes “Anchorman 2,” which opens next month.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Manar, Scherer Introduce High Speed Rail Legislation

Fresh
High-speed rail confrence (2)

A couple of local lawmakers are trying to put some teeth into a high speed rail agreement that will benefit Springfield minority communities.

in Local

Springfield Metro Unemployment Level Lowest Since 2007

unemployment

The Springfield metro area has recorded another drop in unemployment.

in Local

Springfield Armed Robbery Suspect Caught on Camera, Police Seek Tips

natures_select_suspect

A man wielding a box cutter tried to hold up a new pet store near downtown Springfield

in Local

Fuel Leak Closes Road Near New Berlin

policetape2

No one was injured in the crash.

in Local

Salaita Sues U of I Over Rescinded Job Offer

university illinois

A professor who lost a University of Illinois job offer over his profane, anti-Israel Twitter messages has sued.