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RIP guy who inspired "Ron Burgundy"

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Ron Hunter, said to be the inspiration for the Ron Burgundy character, died last week in Nevada. Worked in Chicago, New Orleans, Buffalo, Miami and Philadelphia, so there's a chance you know who I'm talking about.

    http://www.suntimes.com/business/feder/1027555,CST-FIN-feder27.article
    http://gawker.com/tag/rip/?i=5020515&t=the-real-ron-burgundy-passes-away
    http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-tv-anchor-death-web-jun28,0,1938805.story

    The Gawker link has a great Ron Burgundy story ... uh, Ron Hunter story.
     
  2. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Lingering illness caused by that god-awful movie?
     
  3. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Not all talkies are bad.
     
  4. spnited

    spnited Active Member


    But you are always an asshole.
     
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    You're alliteration heavy. I needed an avalanche of Advil.
     
  6. pallister

    pallister Guest

    If it means pissing you off, I sure am. :D
     
  7. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    I don't waste my time getting pissed of at turds like you.
     
  8. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Heaven needed a 6 o'clock newsreader.
     
  9. pallister

    pallister Guest

    I can tell from your calm, thoughtful posts.
     
  10. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    such as
     
  11. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    Yet you let 'pissed of' slide? ;)
     
  12. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    such as life
     
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