Civilization WatchUnlikely Events
Page 2 ColumnWhen I realized The Rhino Times was in deep financial trouble in May of last year, I began stopping in Fisher Park on my way to work and praying for a few minutes. Those prayers, along with the prayers of many others, must have gotten us all the way to today, because even a fool looking at our financial situation last May could have told you we were done for.
Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.
Not long after I came to work in the High Point bureau of the Greensboro Daily News nearly half a century ago, the managing editor Chuck Hauser, a great and courageous newspaperman, called a meeting that included all of the outlying bureau reporters. One of the purposes of the meeting was to discuss the upcoming opening of the General Assembly and how we were to cover it.
The first thing I felt when I came to The Rhino Times more than five years ago was the warm, fuzzy feeling you get from serving alongside sympathetic comrades in arms.
Uncle Orson Reviews EverythingWhen you drive around town, do you find yourself noticing all the places where Blockbuster Video stores used to be? The one on Battleground, where the bagel store still is. The one at the Golden Gate Shopping Center.
Yost ColumnDeath is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
Uncle Orson Reviews EverythingMy expectations were low. All I asked was that Iron Man 3 suck less than Iron Man 2.
Uncle Orson Reviews EverythingI heard about this novel at a dinner in downtown Los Angeles. I was with two of the producers of the Ender's Game movie.