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In light of the ‘rampage of biblical proportion’ threat that cancelled classes, here’s a review of the Auburn University Active Shooter Response Training video filmed in Haley Center

In light of the ‘rampage of biblical proportion’ threat that cancelled classes, here’s a review of the Auburn University Active Shooter Response Training video filmed in Haley Center

Auburn University cancelled classes Wednesday in response to a message threatening “a rampage of biblical proportion” on April 16, the six-year anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre. A photo of the threat, which was scrawled at least three weeks ago on the wall of a Haley Center bathroom, was rapidly shared on social media Tuesday. […]

VIDEO: Guillermo plants Scotts EZ Seed grass on Frank Thomas’ head on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

VIDEO: Guillermo plants Scotts EZ Seed grass on Frank Thomas’ head on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Baseball Hall of Fame induction has its perks—that turf looks as lush as the stuff Paul Conner planted in 1981! (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Video: Jeff Poor Related: Frank Thomas’ Big Hurt Beer arrives in Auburn. … Keep Reading: * Smithsonian Magazine photographs kid in Auburn hat at Texas prom * The WiFi Network Names of […]

Jason Dufner is a ‘War Eagle’ magnet

Jason Dufner is a ‘War Eagle’ magnet

How can Auburn warrior Jason Dufner can tell he’s a bigger golf deal than he was this tee time last year? People just keep shouting “War Eagle.” Here’s a clip from his appearance Tuesday at the Masters media day thing. (Can’t see it? Click here.) Video: Jeff Poor More fun Duff Stuff: * Chris Davis drawn […]

Fox News guest uses rolling Toomer’s Corner as example of fun, safe college celebration in ‘Hannity’ segment on UConn student riots

Fox News guest uses rolling Toomer’s Corner as example of fun, safe college celebration in ‘Hannity’ segment on UConn student riots

Chloe Melas was brought on Sean Hannity’s show Tuesday night to discuss the psychology of couch burning and car burning and all the other things schools like new NCAA basketball champs UConn and West Virginia can’t get enough of every time they win something. She drew upon her own experience with victory celebrations. (Can’t see […]

What the fence around Toomer’s Corner looks like

What the fence around Toomer’s Corner looks like

The renovation has begun. If they haven’t started digging up the valuable remains of the technically still alive Toomer’s Oaks, the roots of which are expected to be about the same size as the canopies, they will soon. Not that you’ll be able to see (from the street at least)—there’s a fence around Toomer’s Corner. […]

B.J. Novak tricked Auburn students into shouting ‘We love you John Krasinski’… for a message on Rainn Wilson’s voicemail

B.J. Novak tricked Auburn students into shouting ‘We love you John Krasinski’… for a message on Rainn Wilson’s voicemail

B.J. Novak, comedian, actor, writer, Ryan the Temp, was in Auburn last night for UPC’s “Comedy on the Plains.” It was great. He told jokes (“I learned nothing in college. It was really kind of my own fault. I had a double major: psychology and reverse psychology”) and read from his new book of short […]

‘Because Auburn is a far superior team’: Final play of the 2013 Iron Bowl explained on The CW’s ‘Hart of Dixie’

‘Because Auburn is a far superior team’: Final play of the 2013 Iron Bowl explained on The CW’s ‘Hart of Dixie’

Sure, Bama probably did pay the refs off in the 2009 Iron Bowl like Annabeth’s Dad claimed in the last Auburn-referencing episode of Hart of Dixie, a CW show set in fictional Bluebell, Ala. in which, as we have spent years documenting, the Iron Bowl rivalry is a recurring theme. But the most recent episode […]

VIDEO: Shot of Mean Gene Chizik photobombing daughter’s prom picture featured on The TODAY Show

VIDEO: Shot of Mean Gene Chizik photobombing daughter’s prom picture featured on The TODAY Show

The viral (but apparently staged) photo of an arms-crossed Gene Chizik shooting daggers at his daughter Landry’s prom date… … has transcended the Twittersphere and landed on The TODAY Show. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Glad to know it was all for fun, because Gene’s not really one to talk. Auburn has been all […]

Watch Pat Dye sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Randy Campbell after the 1983 Auburn-Florida game

Watch Pat Dye sing ‘Happy Birthday’ to Randy Campbell after the 1983 Auburn-Florida game

If someone asked you which Auburn coach was more Andy Griffith you’d probably go with Shug. But I’ll be dad-gummed if this ain’t the most Young Griffith—I’m talkin’ first season, almost No Time For Sergeants young—rendition of “Happy Birthday” ever sung. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) Nineteen eighty-three was a hell of a year […]

A photo of Auburn football legend Walter Gilbert with his freakishly strong great-grandfather

A photo of Auburn football legend Walter Gilbert with his freakishly strong great-grandfather

Walter Gilbert, phenom of the mid-30s, is an Auburn football legend: captain of the Tigers’ first bowl team (that’s him you see shaking hands with the yankee), Auburn’s only three-time All-American (I think), and a College Football Hall of Famer (inducted in 1956). His great-grandfather, who according to The Plainsman could  “pick up a 52-gallon […]

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