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BOLTED is a six-part docuseries podcast from BLEAV Podcast Network that chronicles the rise and fall of the San Diego Chargers, the fight to keep them that split a city in two, and the aftermath that left a football team without fans, and football fans without a team. Dozens of former players, staff, politicians, reporters, and academics all weigh in for this story of money, power, and a little bit of football.

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Raphie Cantor & Ben Stein

Raphie Cantor was born and raised in San Diego into four generations of Chargers fans. Cantor graduated from the prestigious U.S.C. School of Cinematic Arts with a B.F.A. in Screenwriting, where he won two Jack Oakie Scholarships for accomplishment in writing. Cantor worked on AMC’s critically acclaimed limited series “The Terror: Infamy” with emmy-nominated writer/producer Alexander Woo. Cantor lives in Los Angeles and currently works at Netflix under Mr. Woo’s overall deal.

Ben Stein was born and raised in San Diego. Stein received his B.S in Journalism and Mass Communication from San Jose State University, where he produced and engineered more than 125 SJSU Athletics events. Stein won multiple national and local awards  as the managing editor for the Spartan Daily; including Associated College Press Best 4-year publication.