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 | Miles-tones
Forty years ago, one of the most influential games of all time was released. Zork was a true game changer, selling over 300,000 copies of personal computers in 1980. Distributed in plastic baggies with an instruction booklet like it was a new kind...
2 days ago | Pop Culture
Warning: contains spoilers for Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker. The ninth and final film in the Star Wars/Skywalker Saga (until the next one) is one of the most divisive films of the series. So, here’s a question: can it be skipped? For the record, t...
4 days ago | Political Animals
Voting in the Democratic Primary is about to start (In Texas, early voting begins February 18). That means that in very short order a whole lot of Democrats are going to be very disappointed or angry when their preferred candidate doesn't win the ...
15 days ago | Political Animals
Recently, a picture of Harris County constable candidate Ken Jones with a noose has been making the rounds on social media. The former Precinct 3 constable is trying to reclaim his office from incumbent Sherman Eagleton, who is black. Both men are...
22 days ago | Video
It's the end, but the moment has been prepared for as The Doctor used to say. I sincerely hope you have enjoyed combing through some of the more obscure videos that came out this year. If the quality of the ones seen here is any indication, the ar...
23 days ago | Video
We're more than halfway done, so it's time to look at some of the truly transcendental videos of the year. The segment has two fantastic new releases for artists who have been quiet awhile, a Houston masterpiece, and more. Enjoy! 16. Vonavi feat R...