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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything: June 7, 2019

If you work crossword puzzles, you get used to certain words that get used over and over because they combine well with the words that intersect with them.  For instance, the word “ape.”  Now, there’s nothing wrong with “ape” when you define it as “Chimp, e.g.” or “Orang or Gibbon.”

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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything: June 6, 2019

Biopics — biographical movies — are devilishly hard to do well. Especially when everybody knows the subject of the movie.Then, if you really want to practically guarantee a botched job, you do a biopic of a singer.  Then your lead actor not only has to nail the appearance and manner of the subject, he also has to singlike him.  (Or you try to lip-sync the recordings you have of the real person, which always looks kind of awful.)

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Uncle Orson Reviews Everything: May 22, 2019

Here’s why screenwriters should do whatever they can to work in television instead of movies.The movie Booksmartlooks like a great high school comedy. Filthy language, lots of sexual innuendo and teasing, probably, because that’s where things are going in that genre, especially when it’s about empowering women, but it’s still a movie that I plan to see.

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Uncle Orson: Nov. 1, 2018

There are certain staples of fantasy writing that must certainly have been done to death by constant repetition, and dragons must certainly be among them. Yet just as you think dragon books have become too passé to be worth reading, something comes along to change your mind

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Rhino Moving to the Web

Back in May of 2013, after the last issue of The Rhinoceros Times had been produced and delivered, I received a call from Roy Carroll. I was getting a lot of calls from conservatives in the area, so I didn’t think much about this one and have to admit that I didn’t return it promptly.

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Rhino Shorts: Nov. 15, 2018

For fans of Rhino Shorts, rest assured the online Rhino Times will continue to publish Rhino Shorts, but they will be posted as they are written throughout the week. Under the Hammer will also be posted throughout the week.

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The Sound of the Beep: Oct. 25, 2018

Thank you for the article on the election by Uncle Orson in the Oct. 18 issue. I wish everyone could read it before they vote. It was so logical and informative. Thank you, Rhino Times. What would we do without you?

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The Sound of the Beep: Oct. 18, 2018

I was at my job at Gate City Boulevard on hurricane Thursday. A little bit after lunch, the Rhino Times delivery guy came and cleaned up the area, got rid of the old ones, replaced the new issues. He noticed me, came over. Give...

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Dec. 28, 2017 Sound of the Beep

The dim-rats in this country do everything in their power to destroy the economy of the nation when we have a Republican president. Chuck and Nancy have one thing: The tax cut is for the rich. Taxes are like labor and material...

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Dec. 21, 2017 Sound of the Beep

For all of you foolish Trump supporters, I mean the law enforcement wires people up to get what other people say, what they really say, really feel, the way they really are on tape for law enforcement. Now, Trump on tape, same...

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Nov. 30, 2017 Sound of the Beep

Scott, I enjoyed your article related to the freestyle voters and the accompanying photo of Zack Matheny, Mickey Mouse, Pinocchio, Elmo, Donald Duck and Sheriff BJ Barnes. Thank you, Loyal Rhino Reader. % % % This is for Uncle...

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Sept. 28, 2017 Sound of the Beep

I am a big fan of the Rhino Times. Uncle Orson Reviews Everything sometimes has something of interest to me and frequently I’m not interested at all. But this last week’s article from the Sept 14 edition, Third Places in...

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May 4, 2017 Sound of the Beep

To paraphrase Hillary Clinton, don’t you think it’s time that France had a woman president? % % % I really appreciate the insight of Orson Scott Card concerning Israel in his column dated April 20. However, I would like to...

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