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

[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 […]

Auburn’s Nick Marshall pops up in ‘Colbert Report’ bit on SEC Network-receiving space station

Auburn’s Nick Marshall pops up in ‘Colbert Report’ bit on SEC Network-receiving space station

This one’s probably pretty easy. Stephen Colbert’s doing this thing on astronaut Barry Wilmore requesting that NASA convert the International Space Station into what Colbert called an SEC Network-receiving “orbital bro pit”, and it really doesn’t matter whether the graphics producer guy knows anything about football or not. Because when it comes to “what image […]

Joe Scarborough on Robert Gibbs’ return to ‘Morning Joe’: ‘Auburn wins a game and he comes on’

Joe Scarborough on Robert Gibbs’ return to ‘Morning Joe’: ‘Auburn wins a game and he comes on’

The last time former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, an Auburn native, appeared on Morning Joe, Bama fan host Joe Scarborough called him “poor white trash” because he was wearing an Auburn shirt (because that’s just what he does). Co-host Mika Brzezinski joked (?) that Gibbs “looked like a disturbed person that may touch […]

Auburn fans (and at least one AU grad) star in Birmingham-based Bravo reality show ‘Jersey Belle’

Auburn fans (and at least one AU grad) star in Birmingham-based Bravo reality show ‘Jersey Belle’

I lived in Mountain Brook for a few years as a kid and I was not the only Auburn fan. I just wasn’t. Everyone talks about Birmingham and Bama, and sure, Bammerham, I get it. But I swear it was probably half and half, at least in my neck of the woods, at least once […]

Photo of Auburn fans smoking with Bama fans before 2013 Iron Bowl featured in September issue of ‘Cigar Aficionado’

Photo of Auburn fans smoking with Bama fans before 2013 Iron Bowl featured in September issue of ‘Cigar Aficionado’

The pop cultural power of the Iron Bowl knows no bounds. Morning shows. Award shows. End Of The Year What Does It All Mean shows. And now Cigar Aficionado. Because we’re told that if somehow your photo is one of the few selected for publication in their fan submitted stogie selfie section out of the […]

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