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4.30.2009

Tiger Prowl video

Hey everyone. The AHSAA has postponed all athletic events because of a possible swine flu H1N1 outbreak in Huntsville.

I'm scheduled to cover the Edgewood-Marengo AISA Class 2A baseball championship game today. I'm guessing that grudge match is still on, so I'll put my life on the line today and cover the event.

TIGER PROWL: The Advertiser's video expert, Shannon Heupel, was on the scene yesterday when Auburn's caravan rolled into Prattville.

The auto-play videos now have an annoying advertisement that prevents me from embedding them without said advertisement blaring into your eardrums.

I'll spare you that annoyance: CURTIS LUPER PLAYING NARRATOR

88 Comments:

Blogger Sean said...

YEAH! SUBSTANCE!

8:53 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

Air Supply helped me with the ladies circa 1984. Just saying.

8:57 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Dadgummit ...

I wanted to post "H1NI" as the first post.

8:57 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

I learned how to express myself because of those two talented Aussies. Don't hate. It's unbecoming.

8:58 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

All the more reason for them to be enshrined in perpetuity if any one plays the "Lost in Love" card.

8:58 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

Go PENS!!!

8:58 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

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9:01 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Jay G ...

If a certain document is made available to me today, where would you be to collect such a document?

9:01 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

It's gotta stay, THT.

I think it's sweet. Brings a tear to my eye.

9:01 AM  
Blogger ehyou said...

I think Air Supply can be very sensuous, don't you?
No, Air Supply is sensual. People are sensuous.
Right. Sensual. That's what I meant. My name's JGT.

9:01 AM  
Blogger Harrison said...

I am absolutely floored that AHSAA has cancelled sporting events because of the flu! ridiculous.

if this was called the kitten flu no one would be afraid.

9:03 AM  
Blogger gatiger said...

Double Secret Probation

9:04 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

Probably in a town called "Elmore," which I didn't know existed until 8:54 a.m. I thought that was a county.

We're also having our annual newsroom awards today at 4. I'm sure I won't win one because, as you know, blogs don't matter.

Maybe we can make an exchange after that?

9:04 AM  
Blogger gatiger said...

You do too matter JGT!

9:05 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Would it be safe to take it to the front desk and leave it there, and advise you of such?

9:05 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

There allegedly is an H1N1 outbreak in Huntsville. That made me find the AHSAA decision a little less ignorant.

Has Michael checked in today?

9:05 AM  
Blogger ehyou said...

JGT, I see a day in the future that blogs are all there is. You're just ahead of the storm.

9:06 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

Jet: NO.

The front-desk people don't know who I am. I'm not even 100% sure we have front-desk people anymore.

Let's make an exchange in E. Vaughngomery somewhere.

9:06 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Of course, in a year, when the Advertiser is an online only product, I guess blogs will matter since Auburn athletics will be the only thing published based on current activities at Ol' Grandma.

9:06 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

We will confab later.

9:07 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

ehyou: I think you're right and that's why I was helping building this place three years ago when certain people said I was wasting my time.

They couldn't have been more wrong.

9:07 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

I'm a little snippy today.

Hasn't diluted my love for Air Supply, though.

9:08 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

"Just As I Am," the Aussie duo's hit from late summer 1985, was the inspiration behind my first mash session.

TMI? I think not.

9:09 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

helping??? build this place.

JGT - YOU built this city of rock'n & roll'n HABOTN

9:09 AM  
Blogger gatiger said...

Good thing you're not All Out of Love.

9:10 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

Knee deep in the hoopla!

9:10 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

I'm just glad it wasn't "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All"

9:10 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

Jet - with Professor Roy Bittan on ivories

9:11 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

I hereby plead guilty to having seen -- or at least being present -- for the "We Built This City at Four in the Morning" Tour of Starship and Night Ranger.

Please have mercy on me.

9:12 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

My new second-favorite website: Texts From Last NightIt has a Puppet Hour vibe.

9:12 AM  
Blogger gatiger said...

Jet - you talking about highschool past-times?

9:12 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

if that song sounds a bit Meatloafy, it was written by the guy that wrote songs for Meatloaf, but ML didn't want it so Air Supply got it.

9:12 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

There are parts of high school I don't remember ... namely 11th and 12th grades.

9:13 AM  
Blogger gatiger said...

JGT - that's excellent.

(859): Did you see 7 ppl got hurt at Talladaga?
(502): Did they get their mullets stuck in an engine?

Gold, Jerry, gold.

9:14 AM  
Blogger ehyou said...

If particular goods and services are promoted by an entity that I support, I am then a consumer of said goods and services.

I'm just sayin'.

9:15 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

TFLN gets a little racy at times, but some of them are quite awesome.

9:15 AM  
Blogger Harrison said...

tfln is hilarious.

9:17 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

Jay GT- Michael confirmed the H1N1 case in Madison/Huntsville last night. I believe he has since gone underground...or maybe to his sheep ranch in Idaho.

9:17 AM  
Blogger Harrison said...

this is just the flu. no worse than any other flu..yet. it could get worse. we are way over-hyping this thing so far

9:17 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

I'm a nerd, I prefer trln

9:18 AM  
Blogger Sean said...

Thanks Jay, you've given me another reason to check into Internet Rehab, but I'll still get my fix of the HABOTN, rules be damned.

9:21 AM  
Blogger scott from tucson said...

i used to stock groceries at a food world in prattvegas at night. the fm station they played over the intercom would play about one air supply song an hour. it was a perfect hell.

9:21 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

well, crap. I spoke too soon. I may actually be a little busy today. Later, hotties.

9:26 AM  
Blogger Sean said...

That ad reminded me of the "Essence of Wetness" commercial from Zoolander.

9:28 AM  
Blogger FearlessFreep said...

New Year's Eve 1984: My soon-to-be-bride was living in a duplex in Auburn. The opposite side was occupied by a very nice lesbian couple. We were planning a nice party for our friends to celebrate the dawning of 1985. My big sis was in town, and we had spent all day decorating, preparing finger food, icing down the beer/wine, etc.

Unbeknownst to us, the nice lesbian couple next door were in the process of breaking up. At about 6pm, just before our guests began to arrive, one of them stormed out. This apparently sent her no-longer-significant-other into a state of severe depression, which she decided to share with us by turning up her stereo (which was against the other side of the shared wall of the duplex) and playing "Making Love Out Of Nothing At All".

Over and over and over and over and over.

After 2 hours of this, our party gave up. We ended up ringing in the New Year at Harry's.

I've absolutely despised Air Supply ever since.

9:38 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

But Fearless, you still have a warm spot for Harold's El Sophisticado, right?

9:40 AM  
Blogger ehyou said...

I've said it before...
Harry's was the last stop on my bachelor party pub crawl. It will always be held dear.

9:45 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Ehyou ...

I don't know many who went to Harry's, but I know a lot of who ended up there.

9:46 AM  
Blogger ehyou said...

FYI...
Bachelor parties are not a good idea the night before wedding.

9:48 AM  
Blogger TarHeelTiger said...

Oh, before I buckle down to work...

Thanks for sharing that great video with us, JGT, and for sparing us from the loud commercial.

After watching the video, I'm super excited for the future of Auburn football...as long as we're not recruiting their punter.

Please pass along my appreciation to Shannon Heupel.

9:50 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

How about ones that start at 9 a.m. before the 1 p.m. wedding? Is that OK?

9:50 AM  
Blogger Harrison said...

yes, bachelor parties have to be at least one week prior to weddings. Preferrably 2 weeks

9:51 AM  
Blogger Harrison said...

Jet, that's just called golf before the wedding. I did.

9:51 AM  
Blogger Dear Leader said...

Damn!!!

Still not August.. who put all these Months in the Year!!!

9:57 AM  
Blogger FearlessFreep said...

Oh yes, "that li'l ol' French place" was near and dear to my heart.

It just wasn't the vibe we were looking for that night. Oh well.

And for the record, while Harry's ended up an OK place in which to celebrate New Year's Eve, I can also state for the record it was an absolutely dreadful place to spend Christmas Eve, as I had done in '82.

9:57 AM  
Blogger ehyou said...

Jet...
Your scenario is acceptable. If you're still in the throes of drunkenness, you're fine. It's the post-drunk shakes, sweats, pukes, etc. that can break the deal.

9:59 AM  
Blogger ehyou said...

Freep...
I love Harry's, but that just sounds depressing.

10:00 AM  
Blogger Hornet said...

Great work Jay et al ... the game plan is sound

10:06 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

There was an article in the USA today about les miles using twitter before games, at halftime, and after games. It's definitely a new age.

Unfortunately I can no longer get on habotn at work so u can't post the link using my iPhone.

10:08 AM  
Blogger gatiger said...

It's sad when the lesbians can't get along.

10:10 AM  
Blogger diggerforAu said...

I hat to break up all this love talk what with lesbians and all.
But desparation has set in.
The video is not working well for me. It sounds like the coach is losing every 3 and 4 word. Is this a local disaster or are others having a problem?

10:14 AM  
Blogger jhag said...

Conspiracy: The US scientists were experimenting with the genetics of pigs at their US owned pig research farm in the same place in Mexico that the first
Swine flue was confirmed..the over coverage from the media is a cover up of a mistake made that the government is now hiding...something is fishy

10:15 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

Did they ban the HABOTN at work, Kathy?

10:15 AM  
Blogger chip chip said...

kramer must have been right. pigman does exist.

10:17 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

Digger -- video works well for me.

10:18 AM  
Blogger diggerforAu said...

Thanks JGT must be a local problem.

10:19 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

Bear Flu would be scary.

10:22 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

Digger - the video was very choppy for me, too.

10:23 AM  
Blogger Harrison said...

Right Mon- The world would be on lock down if this was called bear flu

10:27 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Jay they banned the use of any "social networking" sites. When I try to go to the HABOTN website, I get a company warning. I would hate to arouse our Security! With the economic instability, I don't want to get on any "list", so I'll just use my phone. It's a little slower and definitely harder to type, but worth the inconvenience. I would hate not being able to keep up with the latest hottie news during the day.

10:29 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

An 80-year old man drove his brand new Corvette out of the dealership.

Taking off down the road, he floored it to 80 mph, then 100, 110, 120.

Looking in his rear view mirror, he saw the highway patrol behind him,
blue lights flashing and siren blaring.

Pulling in behind him, the Trooper walked up to the Corvette, looked at his watch and said, "Sir, my shift ends in 30 minutes. Today is Friday. If you can give me a reason for speeding that I've never heard before, I'll let you go."

The old gentleman paused. Then he said, "Years ago, my wife ran off with a State Trooper and I thought you were bringing her back."

"Have a good day, Sir," replied the Trooper.

10:29 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Guess what I have?

No, not an STD.

I have the resolution!

10:30 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

WOOO HOOOO

10:31 AM  
Blogger Will said...

Fearless, the breaking up lesbians story was good stuff. One suggestion, when you tell a story about lesbians, you should always mention how hot each of the lesbians were, and whether you saw them kiss.

10:33 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

I'm in town, Jetarky!

10:35 AM  
Blogger scott from tucson said...

good one, mon.

10:36 AM  
Blogger jhag said...

Shark flu? Lion flu? Eltoro flu?

10:39 AM  
Blogger FSJ said...

Did somebody mention chicks kissing?

10:42 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

That's one way to get Faker's attention.

10:47 AM  
Blogger scott from tucson said...

very close to mexico, here. h1n1 is in phoenix now. i'm rereading albert camus' "the plague" so that i'll know how to panic.

11:01 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Jay G has been emailed a scanned copy of the resolution.

I will get him the official copy later today. I will allow him to make the official unveiling.

11:07 AM  
Blogger Monica said...

RE: swine flu
I guess people who have a child in school or a loved one working in the hospitals, etc. you take these things a little more seriously.

11:07 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

Unveiling in progress ...

11:11 AM  
Blogger Eddie said...

Sean- Man U is probably just one goal away from advancing. The biggest thing from yesterday's match is that we didn't surrender an away goal. I don't feel like Man U is home free, but it's in our favor for sure.

11:11 AM  
Blogger Sean said...

Eddie, you speak the truth. I consider it a moral victory for the Gunners, they've been beat up and while it's a long shot, they can still do it.

11:13 AM  
Blogger Xaff said...

gannett's video page is not linux-friendly I suppose.

All I get is a blank white page.

11:13 AM  
Blogger Jet Can't Wait for Football said...

Unveiling is up on main page

11:18 AM  
Blogger Jay G. Tate said...

The Resolution is up!

11:25 AM  

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