Diary

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

Jetta GLI

The Volkswagen GLI

I drove a large SUV for about eleven years. But the day came to say goodbye to the Dodge Earthfucker after one too many slides through an icy intersection. It's...
Long Beach Island

Long Beach Island, NJ

Some say Long Beach Island (LBI) is the French Riviera of New Jersey. Not a lot of people, but some people. Mostly drunk people. But, still. Truth be told, I'm ...
Canandaigua Lake

Canandaigua Lake, NY

Sure some people go to Paris. Some go to the Caribbean. Some get all wacky and go on safari or to Iceland. Us? The Hipster family drives several hours to a lake...
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach / San Diego, CA

The thing is, I grew up in Southern California. Los Angeles, to be exact. So when Hipster Parents took their retirement and moved to Laguna Beach a couple years...
Uncharted Drake's Fortune

Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune

Only I could review a video game that came out in 2007 in 2019. Granted, I didn't come to the game until 2016 when Ms. Hipster bought me The Nathan Drake Collec...
Lincoln Monmument

Washington, D.C.

So, the government is closed. Well, technically it's partially closed. Hopefully, by the time you're reading this it's back open and garbage hasn't totally subs...
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, Ireland

Dublin provides the perfect canvas for any New Yorker (or anyone on the East Coast for that matter) looking to binge drink for a couple days in a city that is w...
Temecula

Temecula Valley Wine Country, CA

It is my goal to visit every off-brand wine region in the country. Okay, it's not so much a goal as a coincidence. I've done the Santa Ynez region in California...
Dallas

Dallas, Texas

While not one of my sexier trips, Dallas is definitely a city. No, I swear, it's a real place, not just something that sprung from Montgomery Burns wannabe Jerr...
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 begrudge anyone thei...
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 Canada, stopping at places of significa...
The Last of Us Remastered

The Last of Us Remastered

Look, I don't play a lot of video games. I'm an adult with a job and a wife and some kids and some other stuff that keeps me from sitting for hours at a time sh...
Farmersonly.com

Odd Finds: Farmersonly.com

So I took Hipster Jr. down to a soccer tournament in in South Jersey somewhere. It was originally supposed to be at Fort Dix, which is also in South Jersey some...