5 days ago | Gaming
I tend to use video game metaphors to cope with the increasingly insane world of America politics. Systems within systems is as good a way to internalize needed action as any in my book, and besides, America will never be great again until there’s...
6 days ago | Breaking News
Outside of the Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park location is a proud sign declaring it the best movie theater in Houston, as certified in Houston Press’ own Best of Houston Award in 2015. However, it’s possible that the location may soon be closed. Re...
8 days ago | Parenting
In my house I am generally the dropper-off and the picker-up for my elementary-age daughter, and because we live only 500 feet from the school or so I prefer to walk that distance in the name of daily exercise and getting the dog to poop. Drop-off...
13 days ago | Gaming
I’ve been on a gaming bender since the election, descending into virtual worlds looking for the meaning our own clearly lacks. Mainlining multiple titles directly into my veins has gotten me sort of examining storytelling tropes that have become s...
13 days ago | Doctor Who
Recently, the BBC brought back one of the lost Doctor Who adventures in animated form. “Power of the Daleks” is one of the most essential stories in Who fandom, being the first post-regeneration serial starring a new Doctor, in this case Patrick T...
15 days ago | Random Ephemera
Because God and the state are cruel, every time we finish off a presidential election year we immediately have to gird our loins and make nice with relatives at Thanksgiving, many of whom share extremely different political views. Odds are you’ve ...