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Dark - Season 1

Dark: Season 1

The Germans don’t mince words. They are efficient and don’t waste breath on flowery language. So it’s not surprising that they went with the very…

Here I Am

Here I Am

Look, man, I’m a Foerhead. Ok, that doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but suffice it to say that I’m a fan of Foer’s work…

Little Collins

Little Collins

When I think of Australia it conjures all sorts of things. Sharks. Spiders. Boomerangs. Kangaroos. The Great Barrier Reef. Walkabouts. Learning “Waltzing Matilda” and making…

Mindhunter Season One

Mindhunter: Season 1

I’m not gonna lie, Mindhunter started off rough. So rough that Ms. Hipster bailed after episode one. The dialog felt stilted and the performances completely…

Buster's Mal Heart 3.7

Buster’s Mal Heart

Buster’s Mal Heart really goes for it. In that I mean it takes any number of indie film tropes from years past, mixes in biblical…

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.
Interiors

Quicksand: Interiors

It’s weird that so many of the ghosts from our rock and roll past have come back to haunt us over the past few years….

All Belief is Paradise

Fits: All Belief is Paradise

Fits, uh, fits in this nice little corner of my listening habits: the short-ass LP that I can put on when I get in the…

Cry Cry Cry

Wolf Parade: Cry Cry Cry

I can’t remember how many years I’ve been listening to Wolf Parade, though it seems like forever. I look back on the 90s and think,…

Teenage Grown Ups

Lovely Bad Things: Teenage Grown Ups

There is definitely a seed from which Lovely Bad Things has sprouted. It’s that mid-90s female-led college radio rock genre that had CDs that splayed…

Television Reviews

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

Mindhunter: Season 1

I’m not gonna lie, Mindhunter started off rough. So rough that Ms. Hipster bailed after episode one. The dialog felt stilted and the performances completely…

Search Party Season 2

Search Party: Season 2

Nobody loves to see millennials get their comeuppance more than me. Search Party season one was about a group of these wonderful young people flitting…

Top of the Lake: China Girl

Top of the Lake: China Girl

I watched the original Top of the Lake when it came out back in 2013. The title made sense, as the town in the show…

Movie Reviews

Enjoy the rantings as Mr. Hipster proves he slept through his film criticism courses in college.
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi

What can I say about The Last Jedi that hasn’t already been said? Well, nothing, really. Other than to say ho-hum. Maybe it’s age. Or…

Dunkirk 4.1

Dunkirk

I suppose that Christopher Nolan had to try some new genre in order to add to his already impressive canon. And why not give the…

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…

Booze & Grub Survey

Reviews of New York City’s most popular (and least popular) bars and restaurants.
Berreria

Birreria

There’s nothing like reviewing a beer garden in the dead of winter. Though calling Birreria a beer garden is a bit of a misnomer, despite…

Zum Schneider

Zum Schneider

There were decades of my life in which I never considered eating German food. I thought of it as nothing but sausages and sauerkraut. It…

Dig Inn - Union Square

Dig Inn – Union Square

Options in the Flatiron and Union Square area used to be slim. In fact, back in the day, Union Square was a complete shithole. I…

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…

Book Reviews

This much ignorance about literature can only lead to hurt feelings and a whole lot of nonsense.
Here I Am

Here I Am

Look, man, I’m a Foerhead. Ok, that doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue, but suffice it to say that I’m a fan of Foer’s work…

Stranger In a Strange Land

Stranger In a Strange Land

I should know better than to read old sci-fi and assume I won’t get annoyed by the fact it is outpaced by reality. In other…

Before The Fall

Before the Fall

Is he a showrunner or an author? Or an author/novelist who’s a showrunner? The man behind such excellently twisted shows as Fargo and Legion breaks…

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…

Hipster Diary

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

Odd Finds: Wonder Bible

I’ve never claimed to be a religious person. Some might even say that I’m not the world’s biggest fan of organized religion, though I don’t…

Gettysburg, PA

Gettysburg, PA

I believe the last time I was in Gettysburg, PA was on a teen tour that left Los Angeles and meandered across the US and…

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