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.
Travis Laurence Naught and Russell Thorburn reflect on some impressionable figures we have lost over the past year and look at the work of literary icon Jack Kerouac.
Travis Laurence Naught experienced and reviews the kickoff concert of A Brief History of Everything Tour featuring Counting Crows and Matchbox 20.
Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews Joyride by Travis Laurence Naught.
Travis Laurence Naught read the following speech as part of the Spokane, Washington, Writers Resist event (one of over 100 held nationally) this past Sunday, January 15, 2017, cosponsored by PEN America.
Travis Laurence Naught looks at violence in our country; how it starts at a young age and permeates every aspect of our culture.
Travis Laurence Naught examines our love of cars and road trips and questions why we’re willing to suffer through traffic jams.
Travis Laurence Naught tries to name the nationwide sentiment that is brewing beneath the surface and wonders if a new civil war is on the horizon.
As March Madness descends, Travis Laurence Naught points out some of the real reasons why college basketball is so popular.
Travis Laurence Naught saw David Cross perform stand-up in Spokane and wrote a review. You can still catch Cross, he’s on tour and might be in your city next.