Case in point: "Dazed and Confused," Richard Linklater's 1993 coming-of-age story about the final days of high school for a bunch of '70s kids. McConaughey stars as Wooderson, a man too old to still be hanging out with high schoolers but too young at heart for real world responsibility. He's a far cry from the existential detectives and AIDS-afflicted rodeo cowboys of today, but even back in the early '90s, McConaughey was spouting out wisdom while driving around in cars.
Take a look at his "Dazed and Confused" audition tape and see for yourself:
Pretty good, right? On a scale from one to alright, we're going to go ahead and rate baby McConaughey's audition an