Today’s book is “The One that Got Away: A Memoir” by Howell Raines.
Test subject experienced severe case of “evil eyes.” “Candy” could cook a turkey at 10 paces w/ her unholy gaze.
Apparently, there was quite a gnashing of teeth from Gator Nation over the weekend because of Emmitt Smith’s 24-minute non-namedrop during his Hall of Fame induction Saturday. Smith eventually and very publicly apologized Sunday night to the University of Florida and its fans during NBC’s broadcast of the Hall of Fame preseason game: But here’s [...]
HBO’s “The Pacific” premieres tonight. The series details the experience of America’s Marines during the Pacific theater of World War II. One of the main characters is E.B. Sledge, author of the incredible book “With the Old Breed,” native of Mobile, and an Auburn man.
… will it be a meltdown for our Tigers? Will Auburn hold on? (Not to toot my own lucky horn here … but this will be the third game I’ve got to see … Auburn won the other two vs. LSU and Virginia.) Is this live blogging a waste of time since it is a [...]
First half of last night’s basketball game: But as the game ended: The atmosphere in Baton Rouge wasn’t exactly intimidating last night. There were plenty of empty seats and a muted crowd in the first half of the game. But our Auburn Tigers picked up a nifty little road win against LSU, 84-80. It is [...]
The second in a series on movies filmed in Auburn and around Alabama. “Jaws of Satan” aka “King Kobra.” (Thanks to SallyT for letting me know about the existence of this movie. I’ve actually enjoyed watching it. A lot!) Filmed in 1979. Released in 1981. I’m sure the lag time between was to let it [...]
J.M. thinks back to that surreal night last October, hanging out with Tuberville at a high school in Maryland.
First part of a series on movies filmed in Auburn and around Alabama. After a few hours of research I’ve come to a disappointing conclusion: No full-length horror movies have ever been filmed in the Auburn-Opelika area. Ain’t that a shame? Here it is, nearly Halloween, and I’m itching for some B-movie horror. I thought [...]