Brad Jackson
Brad Jackson
bradjackson
Brad Jackson is a writer and radio personality whose work has appeared at ABC, CBS, Fox News, and multiple radio programs. He was the longtime host and producer of Coffee & Markets, an award-winning podcast and radio show with more than 1500 episodes. Guests included politicians, Wall Street experts, best-selling author Brad Thor, economist Art Laffer, journalists Michael Barone, Jim Pethokoukis and Andrew Malcolm, as well as Super Bowl-winning quarterback Drew Brees. Brad covers all things edible and cultural for The Federalist. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram at @bradwjackson.
Paid Loot Crates Are Bad For Gamers, And EA Knows It

EA’s plan was to have people pay real money for an in-game currency that allows players to purchase ‘Loot Crates’ that provide random rewards. Sounds like a slot machine.

Disney Eyes 21st Century Fox Deal To Create Hollywood Mega Studio

The Hollywood consequences of this deal cannot be understated. In its acquisition of the 21st Century Fox studio properties, Disney would become a mega-studio.

10 Reasons ‘Stranger Things’ Season Two Is Better Than Season One

There’s so much to like about this season, it’s hard to cram it all into one article, so let me tell you about the 10 best things from ‘Stranger Things’ season two.

Here’s A Warlock’s Beer To Drink This Halloween

It’s easy for beer makers to go too far with pumpkin or pumpkin spices. I’ve tracked down one that will make all those sugar-fueled costumed children just a little more bearable.

Texas Speaker’s Exit Relieves Longtime Roadblock To Conservative Policies

The race for speaker will be complex and dirty. There hasn’t been upheaval like this in Texas politics since Rick Perry opted not to run for re-election as governor.

Get Out Of Your House To Enjoy Some Crazy Fair Food

Here are highlights from the list of crazy foods available at the Texas State Fair this year.

Meet 9 Dogs Rescued From Hurricane Harvey To Bark Another Day

So many stories from southeast Texas have popped up in recent days about the lengths people will go to save our four-legged friends.

As Hurricane Harvey Batters Texas, People Drop Differences To Help

In times of tragedy, Americans can still put aside our differences and band together to help one another.

Ahead Of Hurricane Harvey, It’s Time To Drink A Dark And Stormy

As with all disasters, natural or otherwise, a good stiff drink is called for, and what could be better ahead of a major tropical storm than a Dark and Stormy.

Don’t Believe The Hype. Millennials Aren’t Killing Beer

In 2009 there were 1,596 operating craft breweries in the United States. By the end of 2016 that number had increased to 5,234. This is the golden age of beer!

If You Haven’t Eaten Egg In A Hole, You Haven’t Really Lived

One of the best lean proteins available on a diet is the simple egg. For only about 70 calories you get 6-plus grams of protein. That’s a pretty good bargain.

7 Good Beers To Savor Before The End Of Summer

Before the sun sets on summer, these are seven beers you need to drink. Track them down. You’ll be happy you did.

Why Amazon’s Purchase Of Whole Foods Will Make The Industry Worse

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is bigger than any meal delivery kit service: it’s a sign that the entire grocery industry is the next the Seattle behemoth is looking to conquer.

Sierra Nevada Throws One Heck Of A Party At Beer Camp

A couple weeks ago, Sierra Nevada, the craft brewery out of California, took over a grassy field in east Austin for the ultimate in traveling beer festivals.

How To Tell If You’re Actually Drinking A Craft Beer

The Brewer’s Association, a trade group that advocates for small and independent craft brewers, has come up with an official certification for independent breweries’ packaging.

The 5 Best Foods From Harry Potter, For Its 20th Anniversary

Beginning 20 years ago, ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ took readers, and later moviegoers, to a magical world full of incredible detail, rich imagery, and even wizard food!

A Last-Minute Foodie Gift Guide For Father’s Day

If your dad is a griller, chef, or just loves to eat, I have you covered. Here are seven great Father’s Day gift ideas.

The Gaming Industry Needs To Stop Bleeding Players Through Endless DLC

When you’re spending $50, $60, $70 or more on a game, shouldn’t you get a fully finished product? I think so, but the gaming industry disagrees.

Drinking Games Are No Way To Deal With Anything, Not Even Comey’s Testimony

What do Americans do when confronted with a riveting event tied to the biggest news story of the year that is oh, so easy to mock? We make a drinking game out of it!

Bob Stoops’ Retirement Clouds Future Of Big 12

Bob Stoops’ high-caliber teams brought Oklahoma back into the upper echelon of college football, and made it a consistent powerhouse in the Big 12.