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Risen Apes: All In

Risen Apes: All In

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “All In,” Park and his high school buddies get together for their annual poker event, plus a story about the Dead.

2021 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

The Big Smoke America is now six years old and has published almost 2,500 original articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 (+14 more) from 2021.

Risen Apes: Grandpa Windsong

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Grandpa Windsong,” Park, surprisingly, gets invited back for a second job interview.

Risen Apes: Personal History

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Personal History,” Park applies for a job and has an interview, his first in thirty-five years.

Risen Apes: Pot of Gold

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Pot of Gold,” Park talks about frugality, storytelling in public, and Greyhound buses.

Risen Apes: Comfort Zone

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Comfort Zone,” Park talks about how best to inhale pot, and stints at state institutions over the years.

Risen Apes: Cloud Nine

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Cloud Nine,” Park talks of a “friend’s” passing, overdoing mescaline, and rating shrooms.

Risen Apes: A Fool Such As I

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “A Fool Such As I,” Park talks about one of his most memorable trips to Europe.

Risen Apes: Funny Papers

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Funny Papers,” Park talks about new drug experiences, doctor visits, and cartooning.

Risen Apes: Pick Your Poison

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Pick Your Poison,” Park warns about the dangers of Olde English 800 … and Thomas Wolfe.

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