Category: Opinion

Opinion pieces by our columnists, writers and readers.

Editor’s Note: Changes at the Den and Eagle, good ones

This past weekend, I attended the LION Publishers Conference here in Chicago. LION stands for Local Independent Online News. The majority of news sites there were mainstream news. They often function like a local daily newspaper. In a few cases, they were the only daily news source for their towns. However, that wasn’t the only…

It can happen to anyone…

Who do I tell what happened? I cannot tell anyone, who would believe me? How did I let this happen to me? These are the questions that pop into your head when it is happening to you, after it has happened to you, and for months, years, for most the rest of your life. This…

Mr Wisconsin Leather 2018

MADISON, Wisc. — Mr. Wisconsin Leather began with a simple motto: ‘UNA SEMPER IN ALTIORIBUS’ – ‘TOGETHER ALWAYS HIGHER’…and with each year, we continue to work to elevate ourselves to a higher and higher standard, making MRWL not just another Leather Event, not just a Celebration, but a symbol of who we are, what we stand for,…

International Bootblacks: boy Patrick ICBB 2016

Let’s take a moment to introduce you to all three of this year’s current International Bootblacks. There are three in all, International Mr. Bootblack (IMBB), International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB), and International Community Bootblack (ICBB). In this three part series the bootblacks were each asked a series of questions as well as some questions asked of…