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.
1 day ago | Opinion
Ever since the death of Houston native George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police, civil rights activists have renewed their calls for police reform. A series of high-profile nationwide demonstrations for the cause has definitely moved th...
2 days ago | Coronavirus
As the rush to vaccinate the general population against COVID-19 continues, manufacturer Moderna has chosen Houston as one of four locations to hosts trials for a version aimed at adolescents. The two current vaccines being administered, one by Mo...
2 days ago | Pop Culture
Hot in theaters and on-demand right now is director Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman. It stars Carey Mulligan as Cassie, a med school dropout who spends her nights enacting revenge against men who try to sexually assault her when she preten...
3 days ago | Animals
The quarantine resulting from COVID-19 has led to all kinds of new activities for the housebound, everything from that sourdough bread-making craze to people literally emptying out the exercise equipment stock of the nation. People also adopted pe...
4 days ago | Gaming
Have you ever wanted to play as a rich developer in Houston in the 1970s? No, probably not. Two major oil crises did a number on old H-Town, but that didn’t stop Groovy Games from publishing a Monopoly knock-off in 1977 that at least let people pr...
8 days ago | Pop Culture
When the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo closed early last year, that’s when everyone knew that the pandemic was serious. Now that a vaccine is finally being distributed, it looks like events and gatherings might finally be starting up again, alb...