Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer: A Road Trip into the Heart of


Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer: A Road Trip into the Heart of Fan Mania What is it about sports that turns otherwise sane people into raving lunatics Why does winning compel people to tear down goal posts, and losing, to drown themselves in bad keg beer In short, why do fans care In search of answers, Warren St John seeks out the roving community of RVers who follow the Alabama Crimson Tide from game to game A movable feast of Weber grills and Igloo coolers, these are hard core football fans who arrive on Wednesday for Saturdays game The Reeses, who skipped their own daughters wedding because it coincided with a Bama game Ray Pradat, the Episcopal minister who watches the games on a television beside his altar while performing weddings and John Ed, the wheeling and dealing ticket scalper whose access to good seats gives him power on par with the governor In no time at all, St John buys an RV a , beater named The Hawg and joins the caravan for a full football season, chronicling the world of the extreme fan and learning that in the shadow of the stadium, it can all begin to seem strangely normal Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer is not only a hilarious travel story, but a cultural anthropology of fans that goes a long way toward demystifying the universal urge to take sides and to win

  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer: A Road Trip into the Heart of Fan Mania
  • Warren St John
  • English
  • 06 August 2019
  • 0609807137

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