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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  • 18 hours ago | Gaming

    There is a LOT of video game news coming out right now, but the first thing that caught my eye was the trailer for Doom Annihilation dropped. The first Doom movie in 2005 was a financial and critical failure despite a pretty good cast. The franchi...

  • 7 days ago | Election

    Beto O’Rourke, who narrowly missed unseating Senator Ted Cruz in the 2018 midterms, has finally thrown his hat in the ring for president in 2020 after months of speculation. I’ve been joking that O’Rourke has been following the Avengers trailer sc...

  • 10 days ago | Animals

    Pets as accessories to privileged ding dongs for silly reasons is a proud tradition stretching back at least to Ancient Rome. Whether Caligula ever actually made a horse a consul is immaterial (he probably didn’t), but there’s no denying that we a...

  • 11 days ago | Internet

    Captain Marvel is almost out. I have my tickets ready to go, but not until a week after release because of other weekend obligations. So in the meantime I get to watch the internet boil as dueling narratives and reviews compete for clicks. This is...

  • 22 days ago | Gaming

    Mortal Kombat 11 is due out on April 23 on all major platforms. The game is the third in the rebooted continuity and will feature an all new villain named Kronika, a first for the series in being a female main antagonist. The plot involves her att...

  • 24 days ago | Health

    The YouTubers who spread conspiracy theories, misinformation, and lies about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines will no longer be able to make money doing so. YouTube announced last Friday that they would cease letting such videos be monetiz...

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