Archive for the Category ‘Tiger Pause: Tracking Auburn in Pop Culture’

The Weather Channel reporting live from the Bo Jackson statue

The Weather Channel reporting live from the Bo Jackson statue

It’s only been one year and one week since the Toomey’s Square incident, but The Weather Channel has returned in Auburn. This time they got the name right, but the location wrong. (Can’t see the videos? Try here and here. Pardon the sound, either way.) Weather Channel reporter Paul Goodloe will be one of the […]

‘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 […]

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant thinks Texas legend Mack Brown won more than 150 games at Auburn

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant thinks Texas legend Mack Brown won more than 150 games at Auburn

Auburn has a recent history as with incorrect Jeopardy! responses. The latest, from Thursday’s episode, is the greatest compliment Mack Brown has every received. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) We know one contestant who would not have made that mistake. h/t @FearlessandTrue Related: Video Of Jeopardy! Contestant Bombing Auburn-Cam Question. … Keep Reading: * […]

[UPDATED] Al Roker interviews Auburn fans with ’0:01′, ‘Auburn girls love Al Roker’ signs morning after Tony Barbee is fired, asks about March Madness

[UPDATED] Al Roker interviews Auburn fans with ’0:01′, ‘Auburn girls love Al Roker’ signs morning after Tony Barbee is fired, asks about March Madness

UPDATE: There was a bigger “War Eagle” from the Al Roker-loving Auburn girls earlier in the show … … And what does Al Roker ask the girls with the “Auburn Girls Love Al Roker” sign outside the TODAY Show studios the morning after Auburn fired Tony Barbee? “Are you guys in the big tournament, in […]

Ryan Seacrest says ‘War Eagle’ in post-performance banter with Bama fan ‘American Idol’ contestant Dexter

Ryan Seacrest says ‘War Eagle’ in post-performance banter with Bama fan ‘American Idol’ contestant Dexter

We’re out of the American Idol loop this season. But there’s apparently some Alabama fan named Dexter who’s made it pretty far (despite being judged by Auburn grad Harry Connick Jr.) and sang ”Sweet Home, Alabama” on Wedesday night’s episode, and of course did that “Roll, Tide, Roll” chant thing in the little pause between Sweet Home, […]

Small chickpea snack business 2Armadillos makes commercial featuring kid in Auburn jersey, wins $100K from star of ‘The Profit’

Small chickpea snack business 2Armadillos makes commercial featuring kid in Auburn jersey, wins $100K from star of ‘The Profit’

There’s this CNBC show called The Profit where this millionaire named Marcus Lemonis pledges his faith and finances in failing businesses. But for the past few weeks he’s been laying the groundwork to do the opposite—invest in a start-up—on a TODAY Show series called Start Up To Success. The final round was Tuesday, and the […]

Former Auburn star Devin Aromashodu makes great catch in Oscar-nominated ‘Nebraska’

Former Auburn star Devin Aromashodu makes great catch in Oscar-nominated ‘Nebraska’

Few Auburn (or in this case, Auburn-ish) references in movies have inspired more tips to TWER than this scene in Nebraska. Some old guys are just sitting there watching—or maybe just listening to—former Auburn Tigers and Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin “Neck of a Gazelle” Aromashodu make a great catch and run for the Bears […]

Auburn pennant reappears on ‘General Hospital’, shares screen time with Ava and Carlos

Auburn pennant reappears on ‘General Hospital’, shares screen time with Ava and Carlos

The favorite piece of soap opera scenery of General Hospital-loving Auburn fans has returned, splitting screen time, as it were, between Ava and Carlos during some surely scandalous rendezvous in a booth at Jake’s The Floating Rib. An Auburn pennant that first appeared on the wall of the favorite fictional watering hole in fictional Port […]

Auburn fans who gave birth to baby girl on side of the road during Atlanta snow storm go ‘On The Record with Greta Van Susteren’

Auburn fans who gave birth to baby girl on side of the road during Atlanta snow storm go ‘On The Record with Greta Van Susteren’

On the night of Atlanta’s second winter storm in two weeks, Fox News’s Greta Van Susteren went on the record with Grace Elizabeth Anderson, the adorable future Auburn fan snow baby born on the frozen tundra of I-285 during the original Snowpocalypse of 2014. And sure enough, dad Nick Anderson was sporting an AU logo […]

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