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Adam McKay -- director and co-writer of "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues -- is Moviefone's Guest Editor from December 16 - 20. Watch for exclusive features from him throughout the week. Below, McKay explains (in 63 words) why he loves movies -- and how he's doing his part for the polyester industry.

Where else can you sit in the dark with 400 strangers and not get groped or punched? What else would people like me do for a living? Plus, think about all the people who the Junior Mints and Milk Duds Corporations employ... not to mention the company that makes all the polyester tuxedo jackets for the ushers. There's nothing more American than movies.

"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" opens nationwide December 18.

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