Paramount to host ‘Anchorman’ pub run and screening

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The Paramount will host an Anchorman pub run, costume contest and screening on Jan. 13.

Time to brush off your leisure suit, folks.

The Paramount Theatre will celebrate the legend of Ron Burgundy and his Action News crew with a pub run, costume contest and movie screening on Tuesday, Jan. 13.

The run starts at 6 p.m., followed by the film at 7:45 p.m. Cost for both is $20. The movie by itself is $10.

Participants will walk or run to an as yet undisclosed nearby newsworthy destination and enjoy a pint of local brew before heading back to watch the movie. Everyone will get two tickets good for beer, soda or popcorn.

Registration and ID check begins at 6 p.m. at the Stateside Theatre, 719 Congress Ave. Proceeds benefit the historic Paramount Theatre. For more information go here. http://www.austintheatre.org/site/Calendar/1551530560?view=Detail&id=42521

And in honor of the movie, we now present some of our favorite “Anchorman” quotes:

  • “I immediately regret this decision.” — Ron Burgundy
  • “I love scotch. Scotchy scotch scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly.” — Ron Burgundy
  • “It is anchorman, not anchorlady. And that is a scientific fact.” — Champ Kind
  • “Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means ‘a whale’s vagina.’” — Ron Burgundy
  • “Don’t act like you’re not impressed.” — Ron Burgundy
  • “They’ve done studies, you know. 60 percent of the time, it works every time.” — Brian Fantana
  • “I’ll have a Manhattan. And kick the vermouth to the side with a pair of steel-toed boots.” — Veronica Corningstone
  • “I’m very important. I have many leather-bound books and my apartment smells of rich mahogany.” — Ron Burgundy
  • “I love lamp.” — Brick Tamland

Author: Pam LeBlanc

Pam LeBlanc writes about fitness and travel for the Austin American-Statesman. She has worked for the Statesman since 1998 and written her weekly fitness column, Fit City, since 2004.

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