Jeff Winkler

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Jeff Winkler's work has appeared in the New Republic, Vice magazine, PlayboyThe Daily Caller, The Awl, the Oxford American, and elsewhere. He has covered gun-toting carpetbaggers, attempted an alcohol enema, and ridden in the country's largest chuckwagon race. He is a college dropout living in Austin. 

Articles by Jeff Winkler

The State of Texas: January 21, 2015

Jan 21, 2015 By Jeff Winkler

Video of the Day Yes, college is a time for experimentation in the bedroom, but once in a while a student will really nail it. Case in point is Rice University senior David Nichol who turned his dorm room into a giant plastic ball pit. Creating a kids’s playground for himself has…

A History of Panic

Jan 20, 2015 By Jeff Winkler

A new rule not only gives legislators the option of a ‘panic button’ but allows them to kick out members of the public they consider unruly. Have our elected officials gone soft?

The State of Texas: December 21, 2014

Dec 22, 2014 By Jeff Winkler

Dubya Monday George W. Bush could spend the entirety of the holiday season painting all his gifts or wrapping up copies of his biography about his dad. But Dubya is a multitasker with a heart of gold. Like Santa himself, blurry photos appeared Saturday of Bush dressed for…