World War G – Chapter 3: The Great Panic

Naval Air Station Alameda: Oakland, CA A once-functioning naval base, NAS Alameda was now being used as a storage facility for an organization on its last legs in the region where it operated. Being conveniently down the road from the team's current, dilapidated stadium aided the franchise in disposing of its

World War G – Chapter 2: Blame

345 Park Avenue, New York, NY   NFL Headquarters I was meeting with Roger Goodell, the head of the NFL. I hadn't expected to get an actual meeting with him, as I'd heard that - since President Trump had declared him a national disgrace over the kneeling issue - he'd become a recluse

World War G – Chapter 1: Warnings

ESPN Headquarters, Bristol, CT The first outbreak I saw was on television. It came from a dank & darkened hellhole on the east coast. "Bristol" they called it. I was stationed in New York, hired sight-unseen by the corporate overlords at "the campus". Now, I was expected to make my first

Your “No, No…Stop. No Fighting…” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

(banner pic courtesy bostonmagazine) NFL Notes: As expected, the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon will be Thursday evening at 8:00 PM ET Yes - that's what they're calling it. Because, you see, in the NFL, everything is marketable.   The internet is stirring the pot of dissension in New England, on

Someone Had To Do It (Again)- A DFO Hate Week Patriots Super Bowl Preview & Open Thread

Welcome to the final entry in the Second Annual DFO Hate Week, brought to you by Drew Magary's Minnesota upbringing, Bush's Baked Beans, and the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4Y3vzOPswc They are announcing the Football Hall of Fame Enshrinees tonight, so have at that in the comments. As a reminder, the

Your “DFO Super Bowl Hate Week” Thursday Evening Open Thread

All photoshops courtesy of Low Commander Welcome to the fourth night of the Second Annual DFO Hate Week, brought to you by hypocritical Midwestern values, lutefisk, and the Plow King. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCl-HXllGI0 Tonight we discuss the worst aspect of the NFL experience - rabid fan bases. Of course, any discussion of NFL fans must, legally,

Your “DFO Super Bowl Hate Week” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

Welcome to the third night of the Second Annual DFO Hate Week, brought to you by rampant greed, a Republican majority, taxpayer-funded stadiums, and General Mills - home of the "Monster cereals". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbhbXNfPnc4 Tonight is the night where we reflect on the ownerships that made us hate the League in 2017. I'm going

Your “DFO Super Bowl Hate Week” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

All photoshops courtesy Low Commander Welcome to the second day of the Second Annual DFO Hate Week™, brought to you by Levonorgestrel, a lack of self-awareness, and Gillette! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wuh4NCJo5aU Today, we discuss the Patriots. You might remember them from such attempted schadenfreudes as: Super Bowl XLIX, and Super Bowl LI. So, how many rings is that, Tom? /has small