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    Matthew McConaughey is publishin’ a book, man. P-U-B-L-I-S-H-I-N.

    Jessie Gaynor

    July 30, 2020, 10:19am

    Matthew McConaughey—whose Publishers Marketplace announcement describes him as an “Academy Award-winning actor, teacher at the University of Texas, and self-proclaimed pickle expert”—has written a book!

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    Sadly, it doesn’t sound like it has anything to do with pickles. Instead, it’s a guide to unlocking the potential of your own personal McConaissance, or “catching greenlights.” It’s titled—yes—Greenlights, and through “anecdotes, poetry, lessons, and yarns from his life,” it will presumably teach you to live life like a conventionally attractive and rich white man. Alright, alright, alright! (Sorry.)

    Look for it this fall, or maybe twenty falls ago, because time is a flat circle.

    [via Publishers Marketplace]

     

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