I've finally started mentioning it, but among the thousands of books I'm currently writing is an unprecedentedly deep dive into John Heisman's years at Auburn. It'll almost certainly be the first of the bunch to find its way into your hands or phone or tablet or whatever, and you can help it find its way there sooner rather than later by supporting my work on Patreon... which … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: John Heisman, dietary dictator
It always made me feel a little inferior. I couldn't help it. You're growing up and the CBS and ESPN intros make you feel that Auburn and Georgia are the Adam and Eve of southern football, and that feels good, that feels right. And then one day you realize that maybe they're just, like, the Cain and Abel or something, because, OK, people are now throwing "Deep" in front of it. … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: Time to rebrand the Auburn-Georgia rivalry?
The shoes, the commercials, the runs, the MVP awards, the two Tank McNamara strips in a week... remember how fun it was to be proud of him? … [Read more...] about Bo Knows particle physics, foreign policy in 1990 Tank McNamara strips
After nearly two years, the most entertaining broadcast hour guerrilla Auburn historiography ever produced has emerged (in podcast form) from the successful shadow of the daily radio show sprung from its weekly loins! It was simply a matter of popular demand, of scholarly necessity, of John 8:32. Merry Christmas! Rich and I are planning to post an episode a week. It'll … [Read more...] about It’s Pronounced Jordan: Ripping Rowbotham
It's a landmark in Auburn pop culture references, now more than ever. Because not only is it one of the earliest in film (and starring Frank Sinatra and Angie Dickinson, no less), it's now also the most prophetic. War Eagle, Ol’ Blue Eyes… Another thing that makes this scene from the original Oceans 11 (1960) so great is that sice it started filming in April 1959, … [Read more...] about WATCH: Frank Sinatra doesn’t care that Auburn beat Alabama by 12 points in original ‘Oceans 11’