By Damon L. Jacobs
Look into his eyes. Those deep blue eyes. There you may see a man who has great capacity for warmth, generosity and concern for his family and community.
Look a little deeper, however, and you will also see anger, bitterness and an intense fear of being inferior to others.
But let’s back up a bit. Guiding Light’s Joshua Lewis, played by Robert Newman, is the son of Martha and HB Lewis. Little seems to be known about Martha and her relationship to her children. But HB was a rigid task master, an old fashioned cowboy who didn’t appreciate sass from his children. Unfortunately for him, he received a lot of sass from his rebellious, hot-headed rock-&-roll-loving son Josh. There was much resentment and competition between these two, and at one point HB even married the woman Josh loved (Reva, natch). Josh clearly was an outsider, and did not [Read more...]