Put this Matthew McConaughey interview together with the Hark You to the Future cover and the fact that, on Monday, Variety will publish its yearly round-up of “Quotes of the Year,” and you get the kind of combination you can expect from McConaughey’s recently published book, Here Comes Everybody. (Here’s hoping McConaughey will add it to the Top 10 this year.) For McD — who’s now in his fourth decade as an actor, and will soon play a black widower in the Christmas holiday season release The Christmas Chronicles — he’s returned to his roots: an honest man of the people, who isn’t ashamed to tell the truth about his hair, gets in a few shots at the Kardashians (including this line about their billionaire father, Bruce), and — if you believe everything you read online, that ain’t his last name — eats his peas for breakfast.
Which sounds like the day to go outdoors to grab some coffee (or, at the very least, pick up a book to read on the way), and Matthew McConaughey himself certainly knows the way. He’s currently on vacation in Florida, where, after his movie character last walked these corridors nine years ago, he took a swing at getting out the shovel.
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