11 hours ago | Gaming
My daughter turns six soon, and she’s finally reached an age where she and I can game together. She’s had her own gaming tablet, a LeapPad, for years, but these are really the first times we’re playing a proper, competitive game together. If you w...
3 days ago | Gaming
A brief note: Despite the use of the word "manifesto" this was not compiled by a secret liberal cabal and cultural Marxism is still not a thing. That’s Social Justice Warrior if you’ve been out of the loop on game culture over the last coupl...
6 days ago | Random Ephemera
Last week I broke the internet again with a piece called No It’s Not Your Opinion. You’re Just Wrong. It spread virally to millions and by and large the response to it was very positive. I’m still in shock Amy Freakin’ Tan was a fan of it! On the ...
7 days ago | Doctor Who
Every year I cover Comicpalooza, Houston’s massive celebration of all things geek that now spans four days and takes over the entire George R. Brown Convention Center. It’s an exhausting ordeal that leaves me drained and sore, so when the various ...
11 days ago | Random Ephemera
I have had so many conversations or email exchanges with students in the last few years wherein I anger them by indicating that simply saying, "This is my opinion" does not preclude a connected statement from being dead wrong. It still baffles me ...
13 days ago | Listen Up!
I have a place in my heart for the sad sweet songs that tend to come out of the young women who record at the Red Tree Recording Studio. I still hold Kathryn Hallberg up as one of the best acts to have ever graced Houston, and I continue to...