Steve Zahn learns that LSU girls love Auburn men on HBO’s ‘Treme’

The latest episode of HBO’s Treme, named after / set in the iconic, musically-ripe New Orleans neighborhood, reveals what we’ve suspected all along: LSU girls love Auburn men.

When Davis (Steve Zahn) suggests at a family Thanksgiving gathering that his eccentric lush of an aunt (who claims she could gun her 1958 Mercury Monterey from LSU’s campus to the French Quarter in 42 minutes flat) was a “hellion” in college who drove men wild, she replies by quoting Randy Newman’s 1974 song “Rednecks“: “Listen, the song had it right about those LSU boys; ‘go in dumb, come out dumb, too.’”

Then, apparently to piss off her brother, she tacks on: “Now, an Auburn man, (mouthed) oh my God…”

(Can’t see the video? Try here.)

Then Aunt Mimi accompanies Steve Zahn to a Bounce show, where she is kidnapped by a drag queen who promises her a great deal on some new heels. That’s good television!

Thanks to Adam Krouse (and Lane Powell and Chris Washington) for the tip.

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