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

Tuberville-era Auburn football game shows up in ‘Parenthood’ episode—again

Tuberville-era Auburn football game shows up in ‘Parenthood’ episode—again

An Auburn game was on the television(s) in the background of an episode of Parenthood. Again. That’s two in less than a year. I could try to get cutesy with it again. Man, looks like ol’ Craig T. Nelson is really trying to keep those coaching skills sharp. Last November, he was watching the 2006 […]

VIDEO: Auburn showcased in episode of HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’

VIDEO: Auburn showcased in episode of HGTV’s ‘House Hunters’

It’s not the first episode of HGTV’s House Hunters featuring Auburn grads. But the episdoe that aired Thursday night is the first built around the Return To Auburn instinct. “They basically moved to Auburn on a leap of faith,” says Kristi Smith, the Auburn Realtor who helped Glenn Loughridge, Auburn University’s director of campus dining, […]

Bo Knows shirt meets Charles Barkley reference in episode of ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’

Bo Knows shirt meets Charles Barkley reference in episode of ABC’s ‘The Goldbergs’

Is a guy in a Bo Knows shirt worth a Tiger Pause post by itself if it’s on a show I know nothing about? Maybe. Probably. But a guy on a show set in the 198os–those shirts didn’t show up until 1989, so I guess it’s 1989?–making a Charles Barkley reference while wearing a Bo […]

Dana Carvey, Kevin Nealon were stoked to watch Auburn beat Mississippi State in 1986 ‘Saturday Night Live’ episode

Dana Carvey, Kevin Nealon were stoked to watch Auburn beat Mississippi State in 1986 ‘Saturday Night Live’ episode

UPDATE: It’s definitely 1986. In fact, the reason Sammy says it’s the 25th is because it actually was the 25th, October 25th, the actual date of Auburn’s 35-6 blowout of Mississippi State. But according to SNL historian @AUChizad, the episode was preempted by Game 6 of the 1986 World Series and didn’t air until two […]

[UPDATE] VIDEO: Giant Auburn flag behind Jay Leno, Al Roker (and Iliza Shlesinger and Craig Robinson) on TODAY Show set in Afghanistan

[UPDATE] VIDEO: Giant Auburn flag behind Jay Leno, Al Roker (and Iliza Shlesinger and Craig Robinson) on TODAY Show set in Afghanistan

UPDATE: The Auburn boys made it back, this time on the front row, behind Iliza Shlesinger and Darryl from The Office. (Can’t see the video? Try here.) … Two TWER staples—Auburn folks on The TODAY Show (like Shaquille O’Neal and Michelle Obama) and Auburn stuff in Afghanistan (like foam fingers and stuff)—came together nicely this […]

Viral slow motion tattooing video features former Auburn tattoo artist who inked Lee Ziemba with National Championship ring (and that Auburn Creed chest tatt is in it)

Viral slow motion tattooing video features former Auburn tattoo artist who inked Lee Ziemba with National Championship ring (and that Auburn Creed chest tatt is in it)

In terms of fame and publicity and all that, lifelong Auburn fan Leah Farrow probably thought being interviewed by, and having her work featured on The War Eagle Reader would be her crowning achievement (totally understandable, and she wouldn’t have been alone). But then Destin Sandlin, the science-loving star of the popular (nearly 2 million subscribers-popular) […]

‘Jeopardy’ legend Ken Jennings includes wearing ‘an Auburn cap’ in multiple choice Slate.com quiz question about religious expression

‘Jeopardy’ legend Ken Jennings includes wearing ‘an Auburn cap’ in multiple choice Slate.com quiz question about religious expression

And you know, it’s probably the second most believable option. You can take the quiz yourself here. h/t Kathryn England Related: ‘Jeopardy’ contestant whose ‘Cheers’-referencing final response went viral wishes she’d written ‘War Eagle’. If you’d like to help TWER keep on keepin’ on, please click here. … Keep Reading: * ‘Jeopardy’ contestant whose ‘Cheers’-referencing […]

VIDEO: Auburn fan in Omaha watches Auburn beat Kansas State to pass time in iPhone 6 line, tells TV news crew ‘War Eagle’

VIDEO: Auburn fan in Omaha watches Auburn beat Kansas State to pass time in iPhone 6 line, tells TV news crew ‘War Eagle’

The “War Eagle” heard ’round the iWorld Friday morning technically wasn’t even the first caught on camera by news crews covering the release of the iPhone 6. Judging by the darkness, Ryan Rocha, who was waiting outside to get the new phone outside an Apple Store in Omaha, Neb., beat fellow Auburn fan Tim Cook […]

VIDEO: Auburn loyalties of new Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins discussed by Obama, Fox News

VIDEO: Auburn loyalties of new Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins discussed by Obama, Fox News

Another day, another Auburn fan receiving the Medal of Honor. In March, it was Auburn shirt-wearing Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter, USMC, who in 2010 put himself between a fellow Marine and a Taliban hand grenade. On Monday it was Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins, a former Green Beret who before graduating from Troy […]

Rory McIlroy’s tee shot lands in Auburn fan’s pocket at Tour Championship in Atlanta

Rory McIlroy’s tee shot lands in Auburn fan’s pocket at Tour Championship in Atlanta

UPDATE: We tracked him down. UPDATE: Rory McIlroy talks Auburn Tigers football after tee shot lands in Tigers fan’s pocket (VIDEO) Jason Dufner may have just become the guy in the Auburn shirt’s second favorite golfer. (Can’t see the videos? Try here and here.) Some screen grabs: Here’s a Vine… h/t Craig Brady; video: Jeff Poor More fun […]

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