Jef Rouner 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.
2 days ago | Parenting
For reasons I’m not sure that I could explain, I spend a lot of time taking my kid to various Houston farm parks. What’s a farm park? They’re farms with rides and bouncy castles and stuff like that. We have a lot of them up on the north side. Old...
5 days ago | Gaming
Knack is one of those games that we never seem to talk about despite it being a launch title for the PS4. It was a giant critical “meh” when it came out, and its 300,000 units sold had a lot to do with the fact that it came packaged with...
6 days ago | Listen Up!
“Is emo still a thing?” is a pretty legitimate question in a time when Gerard Way is arguably better-known for amazing comic books than My Chemical Romance, but let’s assume for the sake of argument that it is and you want to listen to some from H...
16 days ago | Punk Rock
Christian Kidd, the legendary singer and guitarist from Houston’s oldest and most celebrated punk band The Hates, has announced that he has completed his second memoir. If you read only one book about life in the Houston music scene then it should...
23 days ago | Gaming
We finally got a release date for Episode 2 of Life is Strange 2, which will be available on January 24. We also got an unexpected treat in the form of a live-action trailer which stars Gonzalo Martin, the voice of Sean Diaz. Unfortunately, the tr...
27 days ago | Random Ephemera
Over at Psychology Today David J. Ley has written an article that is sure to be a hit on the various Men’s Rights and Pick Up Artists boards called Feminists Think Sexist Men Are Sexier than "Woke" Men. He’s not just saying that like so many potat...