Album Reviews

Check out the albums that have left Mr. H with permanent hearing loss in his left ear, but a song in his heart.
Guppy

Charly Bliss: Guppy

Sometimes there is only so much peer pressure a guy can take before he breaks. And so it went with Charlie Bliss’ new album, Guppy….

Hot Thoughts

Spoon: Hot Thoughts

Spoon is a band I’ve been listening to for years. I’ve seen them live and created playlists on Apple Music and its predecessors that I…

Television Reviews

They say TV will rot your brain. Mr. Hipster does his best to prove them right.
Hinterland

Hinterland: Seasons 1 & 2

Wales, my fake homeland. What can I do other than to thank Grandpa Hipster for giving me this fake Welsh name instead of the ugly…

Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies

I understand that this was book? Well, I didn’t read it. I also didn’t read The Girl On the Train, Gone Girl, or The Girl with the…

Legion - Season 1

Legion: Season 1

Legion is apparently more Marvel superhero shit. And, as the two of you who have read my site know, I generally don’t like superhero shit….

Movie Reviews

Enjoy the rantings as Mr. Hipster proves he slept through his film criticism courses in college.
Patti Cake$ 4

Patti Cake$

There’s nothing like watching a movie about New Jersey in New Jersey. Well, not about New Jersey, so much as enveloped by New Jersey. Such is…

Win It All 3.5

Win It All

It’s funny. Win It All is an utterly predictable film. Which, in the land of the indie film, makes it an anomaly. Add to the…

Anomalisa 3.8

Anomalisa

Do you like to watch puppets fuck? I mean, not in like a weird way. Like in a cinematic, artsy way? Because, if you do,…

The Lobster 3.5

The Lobster

Look, I knew The Lobster was going to be a weird hang. I knew it the second I saw that crumb catcher gracing the upper lip…

Booze & Grub Survey

Reviews of New York City’s most popular (and least popular) bars and restaurants.
Dos Caminos - Third Avenue

Dos Caminos – Third Avenue

Not to be confused with Dos Toros, or even Tres Carnes, Dos Caminos is Spanish for “Two Sweatsocks.” Wait, what? Sorry, Google translate fail. Apparently…

Momofuku Ssam Bar

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

I’m still not sure I know what a ssäm is, but I assume it’s some Asian (possibly Korean) wrap type thing that involves meat, rice…

Quality Eats

Quality Eats

Quality Eats is kind of what mid-level New York eating is all about. It qualifies as a steakhouse because of the steak on its menu,…

Book Reviews

This much ignorance about literature can only lead to hurt feelings and a whole lot of nonsense.
The Tiger's Wife

The Tiger’s Wife

No matter how many times I reminded myself that The Tiger’s Wife didn’t take place in India, (and is actually situated in an unnamed Balkan…

Tapping the Source

Tapping the Source

So I’d read that Tapping the Source was, in fact, the source material for the movie, Point Break. I mean, sure, there’s surfing and some…

The Book of Strange New Things

The Book of Strange New Things

The Book of Strange New Things is not only a mouthful, but is also almost impossible to describe without either sounding way too simplistic or entirely…

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits

I may have gone one too deep in the David Wong (aka Jason Pargin) canon. Granted, including Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits, his canon numbers three….

Hipster Diary

I have a lot on my mind. Sometimes it causes insomnia. Maybe this will help.

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