"On a humorous note, Nimoy began speaking of experiments conducted by Dr. Werner Von Braun dealing with flashes of light. He related the flashing theory to the Auburn crowd by saying the flashing is happening now in the form of what we call streakers." Yes, it was a heck of a week for Spock to visit the Plains; the kids who would one day be piloting flights from to energy … [Read more...] about Never-before-seen photos of Leonard Nimoy’s 1974 star trek to Auburn
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Bruce Jenner has recently transitioned from sideshow to the center ring of Cirque du Kardashian. Thanks to his evolving sense of self, the reality star and one-time Olympic golden boy is earning headlines at a rate not achieved since his days as America's buff breakfast buddy.
How big a deal was Bruce Jenner after destroying the Decathlon at the 1976 summer games in … [Read more...] about That time Bruce Jenner came to
the University of Alabama Auburn University
In the 2007 spy film Breach , the apparently ageless Ryan Phillippe played the role of an Auburn grad trying to expose a secret. In the 2015 murder-minded drama Secrets and Lies, recent Auburn grad (and Vine wunderkind) Sara Hopkins is, if but briefly, trying to expose Ryan Phillippe's secret. Life is a mystery! I know, I thought she looked pretty convincing as a TV news … [Read more...] about Recent Auburn grad Sara Hopkins snags bit part in new ABC drama ‘Secrets and Lies’
AL.com's Auburn beat reporter, Brandon Marcello, returns to the Wishbone to look back at the 2014 Auburn season and ahead to 2015, plus general fun conversation. Listen to previous episodes (and read their columns) here. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ on, click here. … Keep Reading: * Praise and worship standard ‘More Precious Than Silver’ … [Read more...] about The AU Wishbone Podcast: The Dark Brandon (Marcello) Rises!
Unlike other iconic college football coaches from yesteryear, Shug Jordan actually found time to coach basketball for a few seasons. And coach it well. In a 1968 interview, Kentucky’s Adolph Rupp said Shug was “as fine a football coach as he was a basketball coach.” Not only is Jordan Auburn’s fifth winningest basketball coach, with a record of 95-75, he also coached … [Read more...] about That time Shug Jordan bailed out the entire Georgia basketball team