Matthew McConaughey Explains The Origins Of "Alright, Alright, Alright"

Published Oct 21 2020 at 2:39 PM GMT
  • Even among those who aren't quite sure how to spell actor Matthew McConaughey's name, the star is instantly recognizable and has turned in tons of performances with staying power.
  • Just to name a few: There was his rabid turn in Season 1 of 2014's True Detective as Detective Rustin "Rust" Cohle," his absurdly pensive Lincoln car commercials, and his earlier days in rom-coms like 2001's The Wedding Planner and 2003's How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.
  • But regardless of whatever work he might do in the future and everything else he's done in the past, McConaughey is most associated with a phrase he apparently improvised on the first scene he ever shot for 1993's Dazed and Confused: "Alright, alright, alright.
  • The surfer-stoner patois has taken on a legendary life of its own, and it's one of many, many things written about in the rear-view in McConaughey's new memoir, Greenlighting.
  • The book, in the Academy Award-winning actor's own words, is full of "notes about successes and failures, joys and sorrows, things that made me marvel, and things that made me laugh out loud.



  • Published Oct 21, 2020 2:39 PM GMT