Dazed and Confused Audition: Matthew McConaughey Proves He’s Always Been Awesome

Matthew McConaughey has been pretty awesome lately. 

From an award-worthy starring role in True Detective, to Time Magazine recognition as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, to Lincoln commercials – OK, their parodies – and last year’s exceptional Dallas Buyer’s Club, we grow fonder of the magnetic Texan as time passes. 

And today we found out he’s been awesome along. 

Over 20 years before last year’s Oscar win, McConaughey stormed onto the scene with his performance in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Criterion Collection has blessed us with his audition tape for the 1993 film, featuring McConaughey’s trademark Southern drawl and quite possilby the best music shirt we’ve ever seen: 

And the rest is history.


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