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.
18 hours ago | Animation
The teaser trailer for She-Ra came out recently. The upcoming Netflix series is just the latest in another pop culture reboots that has got geekdom acting like entitled douchebags once again. I’ve written before about how making media consumption ...
5 days ago | Gaming
Following in Nintendo’s footsteps, Sony is finally putting out their own legacy system. The PlayStation Classic will release in time for Christmas, costing $100 and having twenty games pre-loaded. Only five titles have been announced so far: Final...
6 days ago | Random Ephemera
The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has been an interesting microcosm of the American political identity crisis. The vote on him has been delayed after Christine Blasey Ford came forward with allegations he attempted to sexually...
6 days ago | Listen Up!
The second installment of Dontnod/Square Enix’s Life is Strange comes out this month. The episodic narrative adventure game involving young people who develop strange powers is by far my favorite video game ever, and I’m very much looking forward ...
8 days ago | Gaming
Stories about broken hearts are the fodder for plenty of barroom confessions and country songs. In reality the men who feel they have gotten the short end of the stick in a relationship are often dangerous. Some men have a drink and a good cry to ...
13 days ago | Gaming
I play a lot of mobile gaming these days. Marvel Strike Force is my current favorite since Capcom shut down Puzzle Fighter, which was for my money the single best classic game update to mobile ever made. When I’m watching the news every night, fid...