Jef is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
3 days ago | Gaming
I’ve been a Sony fanboy since just after Kurt Cobain died, and to this day I still think the Playstation is the superior gaming console. One of those reasons is that it tends to get some extremely sweet exclusives, tough I had to eat crow on that ...
4 days ago | Comics
I’m not going to sugarcoat this; I have not exactly been a fan of the DC Rebirth. Partially I was one of the three people on Earth who really, really loved the New 52, especially the assorted Bat-people and Bat-people adjacent books. Red Hood and ...
5 days ago | Internet
As our own Cory Garcia will attest, one of the things I actually do get paid for when working here is arguing on social media. It turns out one of the best ways to track and study human behavior in the online space is, well, to engage with people ...
6 days ago | Random Ephemera
The Women’s March was a historic push-back to the presidency of Donald Trump, a man elected despite openly admitting sexual assault. However, every counter has a counter-counter, and there’s been a lot of that since the inauguration. There have be...
13 days ago | Doctor Who
Peter Capaldi has officially announced that Series 10 will be his last turn as The Doctor. It’s disappointing, but not surprising. Actors rarely endure more than three full seasons in the role going all the way back to the 1960s, and the smart mon...
17 days ago | Internet
There are a lot of reasons that Donald Trump became president, but one of them was his unrivaled mastery of the tweet. Other candidates could be smarter, more polished or better in nearly every way, but none compressed as well. Trump was (and rema...