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Risen Apes: Pushing the Envelope

Risen Apes: Pushing the Envelope

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Pushing the Envelope,” Park talks about Wang’s blinding word processor monitors, earthquakes, and a hook shot free throw.

Sam Mendes Immerses His Audience in the Frontlines of War With 1917

James Jay Edwards reviews 1917 by Sam Mendes, a film inspired by the actions of his grandfather during World War I.

Cats Is a Fever Dream That Is Destined to Become a Cult Classic

James Jay Edwards reviews Cats, a film adaptation of the stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which itself was an adaptation of T.S. Eliot poems. (Universal Pictures)

Risen Apes: Action Jackson

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Action Jackson,” Park ponders modes of travel, people imprisoned by screens, and memorizing eulogies.

2019 Year in Review: Top 10 Articles from The Big Smoke America

Another year in the books. The Big Smoke America is now four years old and has published over 1,700 articles and essays. Here are the Top 10 from 2019.

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