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.
Jesse Valencia imagines a Star Wars universe where “Shadows of the Empire” exists and is a standalone film. This is Valencia’s proposal to the Lucasfilm Story Group and his bid to be the one who writes it.
Jesse Valencia speaks with the Twin Peaks and Z Nation actor, Jeremy Lindholm, who was recently charged with second-degree attempted murder.
Jesse Valencia looks at how uninformed critics of the show Twin Peaks are doing more harm than good.
In anticipation of the new season of cult hit Twin Peaks premiering on Showtime, Jesse Valencia travels to the town and locations where that show is filmed.
On this Cinco de Mayo, Jesse Valencia questions the Phoenix New Times run up to the holiday with two articles they published imploring white people to stay home instead and play a drinking game.
Jesse Valencia interviews Globelamp’s Elizabeth le Fey about Sean Lennon, Desert Daze, and the realities of being a woman in today’s music industry.
Jesse Valencia discusses Federale’s latest album All the Colours of the Dark and has an exclusive interview with Collin Hegna.
Jesse Valencia’s film review of the new Ghostbusters movie proves that ladies can bust too.
Jesse Valencia aims to get to the heart of the matter involving gun violence in America: government failure, citizen complacence, and the culture of violence.