We were thinking that Austin icon Matthew McConaughey has had a weird few months.
He was pretty good in “Gold,” but nobody saw it.
Then in February, he said it was time for the country to “embrace, shake hands and be constructive” with President Donald Trump, which — based on the president’s current approval rating of 34 percent — many Americans are not doing. (You’ll notice we haven’t called him “Austin spirit animal” lately. That office might be up for grabs.)
He’s in Ohio right now shooting the period crime film “White Boy Rick” (with Lorain County and Cleveland playing the role of Detroit), and we’ll see him Aug. 4 in the movie version of “The Dark Tower,” playing evil sorcerer Walter Padik.
But today, we thought we’d take you back to the” alright alright alright” days of 1992, when our man played murder victim and Pasadena, Texas resident Larry Dickens on an episode of “Unsolved Mysteries.” The glory starts at around the four-minute mark. Enjoy.[youtube=]