Jef Rouner

Jef Rouner

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.

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  • 19 hours ago | Comics

    Stan Lee, the celebrated co-creator of Black Panther, Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, Daredevil, and more, has passed away at the age of 95. The man who will always be Mr. Marvel to me, was responsib...

  • 2 days ago | Punk Rock

    Gen Why received a lot of acclaim this year when singer and guitarist James McDowell II broke up a white supremacist invasion at a White Oak Music Hall punk show. Though McDowell was certainly not the first in the Houston music scene to make a sta...

  • 5 days ago | Election

    Though Ted Cruz held onto his Senate seat for a second term, Republicans in Texas and the Houston area in particular saw tremendous losses in the 2018 elections. The Harris County Republican Party blamed straight-ticket voting for the “Beto Wave” ...

  • 8 days ago | Gaming

    I really wanted to like The Quiet Man when I first heard about the game. I’m surprised and delighted that video games incorporating live-action film have made a comeback after dying an ignoble death in the ‘90s. Some of them, like The Bunker, are ...

  • 13 days ago | Gaming

    I’ve been looking forward to Call of Cthulhu since the second it was announced. The game looked gorgeous, and it was coming from Focus, who’s excellent episodic title The Council is doing some very interesting things in the adventure game genre. I...

  • 14 days ago | Listen Up!

    Kathryn Hallberg is one of Houston’s best singer-songwriters. It’s been six years since she released her EP Nocturnal, and I figured that she’d hung up her guitar for good. Then out of the blue, I got a note from her that she’d released a new song...

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