Jef Rouner

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Milck, Troye Sivan + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Milck, Troye Sivan + more

Welcome to another week where we get knee-deep in the best music…

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: The Weeknd, Jonathan Roy + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: The Weeknd, Jonathan Roy + more

Each week we’ll be diving into the digital wastelands looking for the…

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Marshmello, Univz + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Marshmello, Univz + more

Each week we’ll be scouring the web for the best new indie…

What Embarrassing Things Have Our Texas Representatives Done Lately?

What Embarrassing Things Have Our Texas Representatives Done Lately?

Sen. John Cornyn. Photo: Gage Skidmore   Caveat – by the time…

We Should Give Donald Trump the Astrodome

We Should Give Donald Trump the Astrodome

Illustration: Shelby Hohl   I’m dead serious.   Houston has been struggling…

Dear Santa: A Political Christmas List

Dear Santa: A Political Christmas List

Dear Nick (Saint),It’s been a while since my last letter on my own behalf, though I do write one regularly on behalf of my daughter through that creepy elf delivery system you and Hallmark started back in 2005. An addendum to this year’s letter, by the way. Please don’t bring her a FitBit. It’s hard enough keeping her glasses on her face.…

Where’s Mayor Turner’s Declaration of Houston as a Sanctuary City?

Where’s Mayor Turner’s Declaration of Houston as a Sanctuary City?

Donald Trump is president-elect. He really is. I double checked and everything. Down is up, rats are fish, and Smashing Pumpkins are eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. This shit is officially bananas!…

Fucking White People…

Fucking White People…

The headline of this piece is a sentiment I’ve expressed a lot over these last two years, but following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, it’s also one that’s gotten me banned from social media on two occasions.…

I Sit and Wait for My Trans Friends to Die in Trump’s America

I Sit and Wait for My Trans Friends to Die in Trump’s America

It’s election night, and our honorable and venerable founder Omar has asked me if I will live tweet the election on behalf of Free Press Houston. I took the job, assuming that Florida would be called for Clinton around 8 p.m. Houston-time and we’d all be in bed dreaming of a world with taco trucks on every corner by midnight. That did not happen.…

America Has Spoken: Lie to Me

America Has Spoken: Lie to Me

Donald Trump did not win the presidency last night; falsehood did. The awkward lurch across two years to see who would succeed Barack Obama as the 45th President of these Disjointed States ended late in the night with a string of statistically-improbable losses for Hillary Clinton. …

Your Harris County U.S. Representatives Election Rundown

Your Harris County U.S. Representatives Election Rundown

Early voting is open in Texas and that means that this election cycle is nearly over. To quote Buffy Summers, these endless days are finally ending in a blaze. Lord. Have. Mercy. I honestly don’t know what I’ll do with all this extra time not spent worrying about the fall of America.…

Ways to Actually be Pro-Life Without That 40 Days for Life Crap

Ways to Actually be Pro-Life Without That 40 Days for Life Crap

This week caps off 40 Days for Life, our annual reminder that…