It wasn’t just Auburn engineers and physicists carrying NASA on their backs. Turns out, even Auburn vets were lending a hand in America’s space program—literally. Dr. Richard Benson, class of ’49, was the main veterinarian (and even roommate or suitemate or something) of the immortal Ham the Space Chimp, the first chimp in space. Ham […]
Hey, there’s a new “Wonder Years!” Hey, it’s set in 1968 Alabama! Hey, Auburn makes it into the very first episode! Watch the entire first episode here. Find more fabulous Auburn references in pop culture here. And buy some great, unique Auburn shirts here and here. h/t: Preston Hornsby
In 2017, fear did not exist in the Bojo.
Yesterday, it was — once again — Trebek and the Gang. Today? TODAY. … and The Weather Channel, thanks to Reynolds Wolf, of course. Wait — no! “War Eagle” Wolf wasn’t even in the studio! His reputation alone was enough to elicit Auburnisms from meteorologist Felicia Combs! What a week! Beat Kentucky.
And with 98 days left, the At Least Annual Auburn Reference On Jeopardy streak continues. Not that 2020’s first was all that impressive, especially compared to last year’s entry — Arkansas? Get it together, Sameer… — but still… h/t Tim Lacey