For a true feel of just how much a playa 1980s Aubie was, go behind the scenes of the 1987-88 “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” montage with some recently resurfaced, never-before-seen footage from the cutting room floor.
For Auburn, the late great Phil Neel did it all. Programs. Schedule cards. Posters. Tickets… …and Christmas cards, at least for a few years. Because in the late 50s, Auburn was the merriest dang place in the SEC. Visions of Shug-ar plums. Win-ter Wonderland. Here’s what they looked like on the inside. You can check out […]
Last fall, it was Bill Nye. Last night, Aubie got some quality bro time with another icon of 90s kid nostalgia, Kenan Thompson, star of the critically acclaimed 1997 film “Good Burger” (“Whoaa–a clock!”) and current SNL cast member, after he did his thing at Auburn Arena. You can “watch” Thompson’s hour-long stand up routine […]
The Most Valuable Player of last night’s tragically pathetic BCS title game? Auburn grad Katherine Webb, 2012’s Miss Alabama USA and most recently / famously AJ McCarrons way better, much more educated half. Without her face to cut to, ESPN would have been hard pressed to keep things even remotely interesting. And Webb reaped the […]
Phil Neel, creator of Aubie, died this morning. He was 84. According to Neel’s daughter Cindy Huguley, Mr. Neel passed away in his sleep at approximately 3:30 am. He had been battling Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma for several years and suffered congestive heart failure in March. “He had been doing good this very week but just went […]