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  Steve Carell made a career out of playing the dopey, lovable goof (see: The 40-Year-Old Virgin and The Office for starters). His role in Adam McKay’s Anchorman was no different, playing dense meteorologist Brick Tamland. The name says it all, really. Now that a sequel to the 2004 comedy is on its way, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, a copy of Carell’s Anchorman audition tape has surfaced. It’s basically a two-minute video of the actor laughing so hard he turns purple, but that alone is funny as hell. In this read-through, Brick mistakes a used coffee filter with cigarette butts on it for a “falafel hot dog with cinnamon and bacon on top.” You can hear Will Ferrell’s Ron Burgundy reading his lines, and then mass laughter ensues. The...

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