Position: Copy editor, page designer & food editor

Email: ngonzales@durangoherald.com

Phone Number: (970) 375-4554

About: Nick Gonzales has been a copy editor and page designer for The Durango Herald since June 2015. He graduated from Fort Lewis College with honors in 2008 with a bachelor’s in writing and a minor in philosophy. In college, he was the chief copy editor of the campus newspaper, The Independent, as well as co-president of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society and vice president of the Scarlet Letters creative writing club. Prior to joining the Herald, he worked as a writer and editor in the English as a second language industry and as a data analyst for several mines while living in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He has lived in Durango off and on since 1996. In his free time, Nick is an avid reader and film buff. Read More Hide

‘The Dressmaker’ a well-crafted dark comedy revenge thriller

“The Dressmaker,” starring Kate Winslet, is intense. At first sight, the film seems like a by-the-numbers drama, but this seemingly orthodox shell contains the darkest of dark comedies. Director...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Indigenous Comic Con highlights Native American artists

When someone opens a comic book, turns on a video game or just watches TV, rarely is he or she greeted by Native American characters. And when those characters are present, they are frequently...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Doctor Strange’ satisfactory but not quite strange enough

When it comes to movies, few genres have grown as stale as the superhero variety. It often seems like studios are intent on taking decades of wonderful comic book source material and processing it...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘The Automatic Hate’ a tense drama

With a plot bordering on the surreal, “The Automatic Hate” is one of the most interesting and intriguing family dramas I’ve seen in a while. The story begins when Davis (Joseph Cross) is visited by...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘First Monday’ wants you to think about art, fashion

Do you spend a lot of time thinking about parties attended by A-list celebrities and millionaires? Yeah, me neither. And yet, the documentary “The First Monday in May,” which chronicles the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Check out Salvador Dali in Colorado Springs

Want to see a surreal depiction of Hell? Head over to Colorado Springs. Not for the city itself, mind you – but rather for an exhibition of prints by Salvador Dali currently on display at the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

‘Teacher’s Pet’ dodges clichés

Living in an age where romantic comedies are more likely to induce cringing than laughter or pleasant feelings, it’s nice to revisit a time when Hollywood imbued these films with clever humor and...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Suicide Squad’ sets a new low for comic book movies

The makers of “Suicide Squad” have achieved a superlative accomplishment. They have produced the most boring comic book movie of all time. The plot is tedious and, for the most part, the characters...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

‘Star Trek Beyond’ boldly embraces what makes Trek great

It is unfortunate that the title “Star Trek Generations” was wasted on the franchise’s mediocre 1994 installment because if any installment in the series truly brings the spirit of the distinct...

DATE: July 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV

Pokemon Go: Where to ‘catch ’em all’ in Durango

Since the release of “Pokemon Go” on July 6, Pokemon fever has taken the nation by storm – and Durango is no exception. On any given day – or night – Pokemon trainers can be found wandering around...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

‘Weiner’: A documentary about second chances

The core question at the center of both the documentary “Weiner” and Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign itself is: Does the subject of a sex scandal deserve a second chance? In June 2011, then-U.S....

DATE: July 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Film and TV