Tag Archives: Roll Tide

No One at ABC/ESPN Seems to Have Read Homer or Virgil.

Or at least not the Odyssey or the Aeneid. I’m not sure how else to explain their actions. Around the twenty-ninth minute of last Saturday’s broadcast of the Alabama vs. USC  game they ran a series of graphics. The first, … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Tailgating Recipes Even Though The Season Is Here

So I threw this up with the idea of introducing new readers of the Rah- Rah Football site to the pretended glories that make up RBR Tailgating. I’m posting them here after the season began because… I’m not a good … Continue reading

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Another from The Rah-Rah Football Site.

I know, I know. But I should be praised for my restraint. My team just won the national championship for the fourth time in seven years. That’s pretty good cover for some obnoxious behavior that I didn’t engage in. I … Continue reading

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I’ve Hopelessly Complicated Something as Simple as a Hot Dog!

Exclamation point indeed. You can read all about it at the rah-rah football site, but the long and the short of it is that I attempted to recreate Birmingham’s iconic “special dog” and ended up making a sauce that’s just … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan from The RBR Tailgate – Edizione Internazionale

I’ve gone global. Thanks to the power of #pasta and Twitter, last week’s post for the rah-rah football site got picked up by I Tre Mercanti, a specialty foods shop on the Campo della Guerra in Venice, and shared on … Continue reading

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A Hate Week Classic.

The Tennessee game is finally here. Like reading “Twas the Night Before Christmas” on Christmas Eve, The Declaration of Independence on the 4th of July, or Jonah Goldberg’s “A Movie for All Time” on Groundhog’s Day, watching this unknown Alabama … Continue reading

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My Hate Week Tailgate Post Is Up Over At The Rah-Rah Football Site.

You can head over to rollbamaroll.com for this week’s RBR Tailgating post. It’s about grilled steaks with a coffee and cumin rub. It’s the week before “The Third Saturday In October” so Tennessee is coming Saturday. So much hatred. So … Continue reading

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A Little Housekeeping

I’ve moved from poor to woeful when it comes to the upkeep of this site. You would think that at the very least I would be timely on keeping it updated with links to things I’ve written for other sites, … Continue reading

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The Almost Perfect Burger? Yes. And I Back It Up.

My weekly football tailgating post is up over at the rah rah football site. I was wary of a post that said “You want to tailgate? Why don’t you try this new fangled thing called a hamburger?” for obvious reasons. … Continue reading

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Episode #198: A Published Author Actually Talks to Me!

I got a chance to ask a few questions of Monte Burke, author of the recent Saban: The Making of a Coach after a mini-tirade by Saban himself on the subject of “unauthorized biographies” thrust the book into the spotlight. … Continue reading

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