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Anchors Aweight, Vol. 3: Spicy Garlic Shrimp

There are three rules for tailgate food. It should be: Something that can be shared. Simple enough to cook after a few cocktails. Easy to eat, especially after said cocktails. With that in mind, we...

Fantasy 5-on-5: Pick Your Best Vandy Team


Kevin Stallings has coached some Vanderbilt legends in his tenure at Memorial Gym. Today, you get the chance to bring them all together to create the best 5-on-5 team you can - but stipulations...

ESPN Unveils Vandy's Custom SEC Network Graphic


The SEC Network has distilled Vanderbilt into a simple 15 second animation. It's like that weird anthropomorphic ESPNU logo, only not as creepy and actually having something to do with the school.

Will Terry's Guide to Man Stuff, Vol. 3: Bourbon

You live in Tennessee. Whether you cheer for the valiant black and gold or the creamsicle chuckle-bunch down the road, you should know your bourbon.

Anchors Aweight: Vol 2 - Stuffed Buns

Vanderbilt fans should know how to cook in case their wait staff calls in sick. Today, lsmsrbls takes us through some tiny balls of heaven better known as stuffed buns. Delicious food is inside.

Will Terry Teaches You Man Stuff: Grilling a Steak

Step one is to acquire a decent steak. This is shockingly difficult the first time, but extremely easy once you have a "guy". In DC, my guy was a large lesbian woman named Pam. She called me Tiny...

Anchors Aweight - Vol. 1: Calzones and You


It's high time we do our own cooking posts on AoG.

New Coke: Nearly Bad Enough to Destroy an Empire


Coca-Cola nearly caused an American uprising by changing its formula, then earned millions and millions of dollars by changing it back. People in the 80s clearly didn't have enough things to care...

The AoG 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Everyone Gets JMatt!


Anchor of Gold's staff takes a crack at their own mock draft with the 2014 NFL Draft just hours away. For expert analysis (on whiskey-based beverages) and terrible picks, venture no further.

Schadenfreude Friday: McDonalds & the '84 Olympics


McDonald's loved American athletes so much that the company was willing to give away millions of dollars worth of food to support them in the 1984 Olympics. Of course, a Soviet boycott of those...

Schadenfreude Fridays: The Worst Bar on Television


An extended look at the worst bar on television and Uncle Jesse's opus - the Smash Club. Let's delve into this dayglo nightmare of terrible music, horrible service, and a seemingly endless supply...

Schadenfreude Fridays: Michelob Beer


It's been around for more than a century, but no one under 35 drinks it. Behold, the latent crappiness of Michelob, a beer that was originally brewed for connoisseurs and now marketed to "Cool...

Join the Anchor of Gold Bowl Pick'em Contest!


Think you know college football? Then sign up for a chance to prove that you're better than every other Commodore fan when it comes to picking the winners of this year's bowl lineup!

Business Suit Dave Goes Looking for UT's New Coach


An exclusive look at the 8-bit adventures of Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart and his adventures in finding the Volunteers' next head coach. SPOILER: Mike Gundy receives his own planet.

The AoG Interview with Earl Bennett


Deuce Brand just recently named Earl Bennett their Athlete of the Month and unveiled their new Agent Orange signature watch. We were able to rattle off a few questions to the SEC's all-time...

Site news: Taking a new role w/ NashvilleSportsHub


I'll be moving over to Nashville Sports Hub to cover Vanderbilt sports there, but I'll still be at Anchor of Gold in a diminished capacity. Don't worry though, I've got some cool stuff to do before...

Prepare Your Pants: Arrival of SB Nation United Is Imminent


Word has come down from our SBN overlords, high atop Mt. Doom: SB Nation United is launching very, very soon. Things will be different, and the change is definitely for the better. What you can...

SBNation App Updated -- Now With Improved Commenting


Several new and improved features!

Denard Robinson is Having a Bad Day on Twitter


Denard Robinson is having a pretty bad day on Twitter. Maybe he could learn from Larry Smith and keep his tweets protected for a while.

The SBN Overlords Ask For Your Participation


Hey everyone. SB Nation would very much like to hear your opinions and feedback on the user experience on this site. We are always trying to improve user experiences, navigation and...

SECT: Alabama vs. #15/16 Kentucky -- Open GameThread


  21-10 (12-4)34 (AP)37 (USA Today)47 (KenPom) March 12, 201112:00 CSTVideo: ABC (ESPN3)Radio: (seriously??) 23-8 (10-6)15 (AP)16 (USA Today)9 (KenPom)   Because it was requested...

We Still Need New Pre-Game Music: 2011 Edition


Vanderbilt plays Zombie Nation before every home basketball game, and it's lame. What songs could better fit the Commodores and get the home crowd riled up?

I Spy Something(s) New


I'd like to point out a few new additions to the sidebars. Firstly, on the right-hand side, you'll notice beneath the FanShots section two new recruiting areas that showcase our latest...

Saturday Predictions: What We Did With Our Bye Week


Vanderbilt has a bye this week. What should the AoG writers do with their time instead?

Your CFB Week 1 TV Schedule


You're welcome. Thanks to Peter Bean at BON for the htmlz. It's big so enjoy the jump (that's what she said). All times Central TIME GAME TV LINE 11:00 Miami (OH) at Florida UF -35 11:00 W...

Seeing Gus Johnson Cry in Person: A Look Back at Strikeforce: Nashville


A review of Strikeforce:Nashville. Two weeks after the fact.

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