On Kneeling, Standing, and other controversial positions

A few years ago, I went on a nice vacation to various countries in Southeast Asia.  On that trip, I went to Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, and I ended up in Bangkok, Thailand.  It was an airfare deal where you could do a certain number of countries for a certain

Your “Purple & Black Are In Your Genes, Now Find Out What Else Is” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: The Jaguars have signed Ryan Nassib as their 3rd string QB, because Blake Bortles & Chad Henne haven't exactly looked like Montana & Young. It makes organizational sense, since both Coughlin & Marrone worked with Nassib when he was a Giants backup to Eli. Of course, that doesn't

Your Thursday Night Football Open Thread *with bonus rant

Potato chips are the goddamned workhorse of the salty snack category. No matter if you're some frat dude hosting a poker game or a soccer mom looking to impress while hosting her very first Super Bowl Party ("Canapes, anyone?") there'll be a bowl of chips on some flat surface in

Your “Liars, Cheats, Addicts & Murderers” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: This year's Hall of Fame candidates were announced. There are 108 names in total eligible for shortlisting & unfortunate interviewing by Peter King. First timers are led by Randy Moss, Brian Urlacher, Ronde Barber and Ray Lewis, who I know would kill to be included in the Hall.

HAPPY FUN BRAIN SCREAMING TIME: A Buffalo Bills Season Preview!

Holy shit, you guys, I can't remember going into a Bills regular season so stoked about their chances to Make Some Noise since... well, certainly since the expiration date on my collectable box of Flutie Flakes! Yes, it's been a long playoff drought. The Drought can now legally drive and get

A Place to Call Home

Operator: Greater Charlottesville Telephone Operator Extension, how may I direct your call?….I see...And these arrangements, you said, is for a football team?....Well sir, I think I can get you to the correct person who can help you. One moment please….(Phone Clicks)…Alright, you are connected to the video conference line to our Visitors and

YA BETTA SUE SOMEBODAYYYY: Your [DFO] Law and Fantasy Football Mailbag

Nazis! Suspensions! Nuclear War! Trades! What a week for questions about law and fantasy football!  Unsurprisingly, most of your law questions were about our Ululating Sack Of Wet FartsDear Leader and the legal ramifications of his relentless drive to make this world an even more terrible place than it already

Stadium of Leaves – Nobody’s 2017 Chargers Preview

This is a collaborative post from the sick and horrible minds of Old School Zero and Low Commander of the Super Soldiers. You have been warned. [Up in the owner’s box of the vast, expansive, huge, massive, otherworldly large, Brobdingnagian, 30,000 27,000 seat StubHub Legal Scalping Center, DEAN SPANOS sits alone and looks out over the

Fun with Big Beer: “The High End”

The battle for your dollar rages on in the beer industry. For the last 2 decades, "Big Beer" in North America has tried many different tactics to try and quash the looming threat of micro-breweries taking their existing revenue: threatening to pull advertising to networks airing shows promoting micro-breweries, running

Fun with Nick Hardwick: A Liar’s Guide for Moving to LA 3 – Carson Drift

Last week, former San Diego Chargers radio color commentator and long time center, Nick Hardwick, announced that he would be doing a complete and total about-face on his decision to call games for the second NFL team in Los Angeles. This is rather surprising, considering the fact that Hardwick had

Listen to the Rhythm of the Falling Rain

FEBRUARY 2017 - MIDDAY - INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - CHARGERS/RAMS JOINT STADIUM SITE [Three well-dressed men exit a limo and approach a chain-link fence, bordering a sprawling quagmire of mud] STAN KROENKE: The foreman is telling me that this rain may cause a serious delay. DEAN SPANOS: How serious? DALE KOGER: With the high rainfall so far this