Actor Tony Todd and I have a lot in common. We were both at Tom Devlin’s Monster Museum on Oct. 6. He was there promoting his latest movie, “Hell Fest” (in theaters now), and I was there watching horror fans pour into the Boulder City-based business to get autographs and selfies with the Broadway-trained actor. Todd, who is known for his many roles in horror films, was raised in Connecticut, which is the other thing the actor and I have in common.
No issue is ever strictly black and white. Yes or no. For or against. Right or wrong. No matter the situation, there are always various shades of gray and about as many opinions as there are people — and sometimes more than that.
It’s National Newspaper Week, a time to recognize the contributions newspapers make to the communities they serve.
All you need is love.
Life is not always easy. Each day we face an assortment of new challenges.
The seasons are changing. You can feel it in the air. There is a definite chill, which always accompanies its presence.
Anytime there is a controversial issue there are pros and cons to the topic at hand. Both sides have their merits and faults, which are often easier to see when standing on the sidelines.
How ironic is it that the day set aside to honor the labors of our nation’s workers is a day that many of us actually do not spend working. Yet, it also seems somewhat appropriate.
Last Thursday, more than 350 newspapers across the nation participated in an editorial writing campaign to promote the importance of a free and independent press in response to several tweets by President Donald Trump and allegations of fake news.