Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue



NOTE: This week we’re going to have a BBQ at Out of the Blue. Of course, BBQ around here stands for Brief Burning Questions, so if you’re hungry, you’re likely going to be left unsatisfied. Sorry about that. We’ll touch on sports and pretend sports—fantasy football, my golf game—and maybe apologetics. Or maybe we’ll save that for another week. Without […]

Out of the Blue



I’ve been told I consume too much caffeine. To which I reply: “That does not compute.” I simply refuse to believe it. Indeed, my resting heart rate sits at a consistent 60 decibels or less. Oops, scratch decibels. Then I unintentionally take a day or two off from drinking it and it feels like my kidneys are in a vice […]

Out of the Blue



 “I am the sheep that got lost, Madre.” – Denzel Washington as John Creasy in Man on Fire Are you lost, like Creasy was in the opening act of Man on Fire? I’ll forgive you if you’re unfamiliar with the 2004 Tony Scott vigilante film – or should… Please register for a free account or log in below to access […]

Out of the Blue

Unexpectedly, without warning


 Too many cooks inevitably spoil the soup. I think that old adage is about committees. I tend to be a committee of one. And I’m pretty good at spoiling my soup all by myself. I should qualify that as an erstwhile starving writer and a bache… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Out of the Blue

One of the great rules of hockey is: On the Stanley Cup, all germs are healthy. – George Vecsey


The Stanley Cup will be in Virginia on Sunday! Photo source: Wikipedia“We’re getting that building so clean. I’ve never seen it so clean in my life!” John “Gerbs” Guralski has worked at the Miners Memorial Building in Virginia for the last 37 years, … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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