Chargers Fail

The San Diego Chargers lost what is essentially their final game of the season, Unless you count the pathetic bowl at Mile high next Sunday.
The Chargers special teams, have plagued the chargers all season, if there is a bright spot in Sundays loss, was that it was not special teams, this weeks failure was a team effort.
The level of play on Sunday was pathetic, and I’m guessing that in the coming post season, the wholesale changes that need to happen in special teams won’t happen.
I am amazed that the special teams coaches survived week 4, but they did, as for the players ther should also be a significant shake up there as well, the punting unit failed their punter Scifres almost every week, by making sure he abused by the opposing return unit, I’m amazed that he didn’t just quit the team around week 4…
The Chargers have tremendous talent, going into the future, and I hope that next year is better.


Things You Don’t Want to Hear at the Dentist…

One thing that doesn’t make you feel real good to hear your dentist say, while your hanging practically upside down in a dentist chair.

“I need to stand up, because I need more leverage”

I heard those very words today while at the dentist, didn’t make me feel real good. I had a broken tooth that had to be yanked.


Hypocrisy of Howard

I’ve been listening to since he came to San Diego, with a short hiatus when I relocated to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, until he became available on satellite. I have really enjoyed all these years, but it is becoming increasingly hard to put up with the increasingly formulaic show.

Lately I have noticed more and more that Howard has become a huge hypocrite, and doesn’t use the same standards on himself as he uses on other… For example On December 6th he talks on how great the whole full disclosure campaign that wikileaks is imposing on the worlds governments and corporations, and how the people have the right to know what goes on in confidence, but when the CFO of Sirius discusses what may or may not happen with Howard’s contract negotiations, the CFO is vilified for an hour. What I want to know is why is Howard’s confidentiality is more sacred then everyone else’s. I would also like to know what happened to the shows of the first couple years that would go on for 5+ hours, now it’s 3 very structured blocks of roughly an hour, followed by roughly an hour of robins news and out the door right around 10:30, and let’s not forget about the commercials… Didn’t we used to hear that the show wasn’t dependent on commercials, but it seems we hear a lot more “we have to go to commercial”, which is 10 minutes every hour, including bumpers…

When the time comes in January to renew my annual contract with Sirius, I’m probably going to pass on another year of price increases… The programming on the music channels is sounding more and more like the terrestrial garbage, that I came to satellite to get away from… Then there’s all those “promises” that were made during the merger, unified receivers with unified programming, and MLB on Sirius and NFL on XM, which also doesn’t seem to be happening, since sirius recently renewed the contract with the NFL but nothing has been said about it’s availability on the XM receivers.

I think I’m just done with them, and I’ll go with iTunes content…