2017 was quite a year. The Big Smoke America is now two years old and has published nearly 1,000 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2017.
Seeking or gifting a new watch this season? If it’s for a man wanting a simple design, you might try the selection of “women’s” watches instead, as Jason Arment learned.
Jason Arment follows up with Eric Parker, the Bundy Sniper, after a federal jury in Las Vegas deadlocks on federal charges, resulting in a mistrial. Parker remains in jail and is scheduled for another trial on June 26, 2017.
Jason Arment interviews Elliot Smith, a politically-engaged, transgender activist at the University of Iowa, who has been experiencing firsthand the fallout of President-elect Donald Trump and the hate and fear that Trump’s rhetoric has fueled.
Jason Arment explains how we have arrived at a place in our society that George Zimmerman can sell the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin for $120,000.
What does it mean to be “HIV undetectable”? Jason Arment sought to find out and also learn about the risks associated with this newer level of HIV.
Jason Arment exposes fakers on social media who espouse opinions on issues they don’t understand.
Jason Arment reminisces on college living while attending Iowa State University and some of the events that ensued while living beneath four coeds.
Jason Arment examines suicide rates among veterans (22 suicides a day, 75 attempts a day), the remarkable number of suicides in VA parking lots, and pleads with veterans to reconsider.
In the middle of publishing Jason Arment’s three-part interview with the Bundy Sniper, Eric Parker, Parker was arrested by FBI agents and immediately placed in solitary confinement without explanation.