The Evil Dean

EXTERIOR - RAMSHACKLE CABIN IN THE WOODS - EARLY DUSK [The camera slowly zooms and then pans around the cabin. There is an odd silence, as not even birds or insects can be heard nearby. Upon reaching the back door, the camera moves upward, until it just looking over the roof

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

[DFO] Archives: Electric Origins – The Birth of Evil

YAXKIN MULUK, 900 BC - GRAND TEMPLE - INTERIOR [The HIGH PRIEST stands before a glorious golden altar leading his congregation of hundreds in prayer. The square-shaped room is massive, with high ceilings and an opening at the very center showing sunny powder blue skies above. An entryway at the far

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

A Night at the Opera: BOLTMANIAN RHAPSODY

♫ Set to the music of “Bohemian Rhapsody” from Queen ♫ FANS: Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a cash grab, One escape from re-al-ity. Open your eyes, Look up to the skies and see… DEAN SPANOS: I'm such a rich boy, I want your sympathy, Because Dad-dy came, I will go, Pretty high; lots of

ELECTRIC EXODUS – The Final Showdown

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - DOWNTOWN - DAY BREAK BOLTMAN: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN BOLTMAN'S DOMAIN. THE FAITHFUL CHARGED ONES MEANDER ABOUT THEIR PITIFUL, MORTAL LIVES AS ANOTHER LONG OFFSEASON BEGINS. BUT BOLTMAN MUST NOT WAIVER! [Shreds an air guitar solo] IT IS UP TO HIM TO ONCE AGAIN LEAD HIS LEGION

Meanwhile, at the Luxor

INTERIOR, LUXOR CASINO & HOTEL - MAIN STAGE [A large audience sits in their seats and murmurs in anticipation of the premiere of Las Vegas' most talked about new show. After a few moments, the lights shut off, and the stage begins to fill with smoke.] ANNOUNCER: Welcome, everyone, to the Luxor

NFL Speakeasy Stories – LA Story

The girl with the absinthe cart approached him with a wicked smile and a knowing look One more Coach? Jeff Fisher just wanted to sit in the back corner alone "No thanks, Sue Lynn." She walked away feeling a mixture of pity and admiration.  It took a lot to survive in this town, let

Drew Kaser Takes a Tour of Qualcomm Stadium

INTERIOR - QUALCOMM STADIUM, SAN DIEGO - MIDDAY [DREW KASER is walking deep within the halls of the stadium with teammates ANTONIO GATES, MELVIN INGRAM and JOSH LAMBO. It is dusty, dank and rusting and the lights occasionally flicker, casting ominous shadows across the narrow, seemingly endless corridor.] KASER: ...so after explaining

CrimeBeat!: Take the Cannoli Edition

Well boys and girls, we made it. Training camps are all now officially "going on". Peter King is probably on some back road in Iowa between Mankato and Missouri Western State University, glorying in the soybean fields and meth shacks that he considers "Real America" and (God willing) getting crippling

Balls of Steel’s AFL Beat – Offseason Report #6

We're getting closer to the beginning of the regular season!  Last week, we previewed the teams that just missed out on finals last year and met the mullet attached to Ivan Maric.  This week, we preview the bottom four of the finals teams, we wrap up the preseason, and we