Men Walk Through These Gates With Death In Their Eyes (Fuck Norv, Part II)

There wasn’t as much “Norv beat the Chargers” talk as I feared after Sunday’s game.  I did respond to a Tweet I saw by Merriman suggesting that Norv was doing a great job against his old team.  Norv had nothing to with that game.  No one has ever disputed that he’s a good coordinator.  He’s […]


Fuck Norv

There was a lot not to like on Sunday.  Both lines of scrimmage look weak.  Chris Watt is spending as much time on his back as Luis Castillo.  With no real push from the defensive front, we got gashed on the ground and got no pressure on Andy Dalton.  Yes, there was the “tuck rule” […]


Living On The Air In Cincinnati

You know it’s a good game when Keenan Allen is hi-stepping like the WB Frog.  That game could not have started any worse on Sunday.  When Rivers threw that pick in the end zone to end the half, I really couldn’t imagine the Chargers coming back.  I know Rivers, who was just named Fed Ex […]


Shine Your Shoes, Light The Fuse

It’s always nice when the Bolts make the Wall Street Journal, but if you read the linked piece it’s hard to imagine Patriots fans being anywhere nearly as pessimistic as us.  I won’t even waste your time on all of the shadiness that surrounds the Patriots.  Of course they’ve probably done most of the stuff […]

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No Time Left Now For Shame

I fully planned to watch the second half of the preseason game via DVR, but found myself staying up until 1:00 AM EST to watch it.  No matter how much I try to manage my addiction to this team, they always win out.  If only it was consistently that way on the field.  I was […]

Such A Long, Long Time To Be Gone

I think this could actually be the longest I’ve gone without posting.  However, in my defense, I’ve had some good reasons.  Sam and I went to Aruba for a week without the kids, which was awesome.  But the first thing I saw when we got to the bar at the resort was an ESPN profile […]


Tell Me All That You Know, I’ll Show You

If you go to the 15 minute mark of this week’s San Diego Sports Junkies podcast, you’ll here yours truly rambling on about the Bolts.  I admit that I was talking waaaaayyy too fast and the connection with their “Skypeline” was pretty sketchy.  I can’t even hear what I was saying.  However, the guys were […]


I Currently And Always Have Indentified Myself As A Chargers Fan

This picture had to have been taken after our final loss of the season, right?  I know that Flowers was playing in front of his former fans for the first time, but I have a hard time imaging any Charger smiling after that game.  As a result of that loss, we had the same record […]


Luxury Is Temporary, Then It’s Gone

This may be one of the longest stretches I’ve gone without posting.  There’s been some positive reasons for that.  I finally found an agent for my book, which doesn’t guarantee that I won’t need to self-publish it.  However, it’s a big step and one that I wasn’t sure I would be able to take.  Years […]


It Don’t Really Happen That Way At All

Remember when we were 5-1 and playing at home against Kansas City?  Antonio Gates claimed after the season that this was the loss that hurt the most.  Brandon Flowers made sure that he played this game against his former team and it was on this hit on Charles that he knocked himself out for the […]


Through The Mansions Of Fear, Through The Mansions Of Pain

The photo is courtesy of JoJo Tarantino.  I don’t if it’s an original, but we don’t have much more than Browns fans to be happy about at this point.  I am sure you are familiar with Cleveland’s “Factory Of Sadness” videos.  I said before Sunday’s loss that it wouldn’t have meant anything to win and […]


Sometimes Your Cards Ain’t Worth A Dime If You Don’t Lay ‘Em Down

Remember when it seemed like we might have a running game?  I know, FAITHFUL READER, I can barely look back that far.  Even as more evidence as to Rivers’ injuries leaks out, I’m still pissed about Sunday’s game.  Denver will never be as vulnerable as they were and we still couldn’t get it done.  Now […]

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One Step Up, Two Steps Back/A Typical City Involved In a Typical Daydream?

Those of you who have been here for a while might remember when JUSTICE IS COMING was just a posted newsletter.  There was no such thing as a comments section because the concept of a blog hadn’t been invented yet.  Eric Stangel used to forward my writing to the Bolt Backers mailing list.  You can […]


How You Like Us Now?

Yeah, I saw “Horrible Bosses 2” on Friday in Florida and have that song stuck in my head. The movie was as funny as the first one, by the way. Somehow, both the Chargers and I survived Sunday although it was looking a little bleak for both of us early on. Much like having to […]