Jason Arment


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The Nerdpocalypse is upon us. Pay attention to what is happening, there are real-life implications that are impacting both individuals and society alike.   If you’re like me, you’ve avoided reading news about nerds because it doesn’t matter, and you’re dead wrong. What is going on in nerd land is nothing short of a culture war, one with real-life ... Read the full article
Jason Arment

Jason Arment served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Machine Gunner in the USMC. He's earned an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His work has appeared in Narrative Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Chautauqua, Hippocampus, The Burrow Press Review, Dirty Chai, and War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Humanities; anthologized in Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors Volume 2 & 4; and is forthcoming in Gulf Coast, The Florida Review, and Phoebe. Jason lives in Denver.

Risen Apes: A Christmas Story

S.M. Park’s continuing column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “A Christmas Story,” Park tells of his first road trip with Ned Gumbo and spending Christmas with the Gumbos.

2018 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

Another year in the books. The Big Smoke America is now three years old and has published over 1,300 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2018.