Television

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

Homeland Season 5

Homeland: Season 5

If you ever had doubt in the ability of the US government to stop terrorism, this is not the show for you. Well, only…

Fargo Season 2

Fargo: Season 2

Season one of Fargo, the series based on the Coen Brothers’ movie of the same name, kind of followed a lot of the same…

The Leftovers Season 2

The Leftovers: Season 2

The Leftovers season one was one of those television experiences that both filled with me anticipation and dread on a weekly basis. It was…

Master of None

Master of None: Season 1

Aziz Ansari is a guy I am, or was, only peripherally aware of. I watched the occasional episode of Parks and Recreation, and have seen…

The Strain

The Strain: Season 2

[This here contains spoilers. But who cares, really?] The Strain has been, from the very beginning, a serious test of my mental fortitude and…

Ray Donovan

Ray Donovan: Season 3

So, I’ve managed to watch three seasons of this show and am not sure I’ve really progressed past season one in terms of my…

MasterChef: Season 6

MasterChef: Season 6

American is food obsessed. They have what seems like entire social channels dedicated to pictures of hamburgers and macaroons. Despite our ongoing obesity issue,…

Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot: Season 1

There is probably no other movie I reference more on this site than Fight Club. It’s a movie — for better or for worse…

Humans

HUMANS: Season 1

Oh A. I., why do you haunt my life so? I feel like I mention that movie in every third one of these things…

True Detective Season 2

True Detective: Season 2

Oh Vince. Vince, Vince, Vince. You poor, poor man. To watch you stretch and struggle through this thick, incomprehensible dialogue in this thick, incomprehensible…

Catastrophe

Catastrophe: Season 1

How are we supposed to know shows like Catastrophe exist? I never saw a single ad for it. I don’t even recall seeing a promo…

Community

Community: Season 6

Community is/was always a hard one to categorize. It wasn’t one that came up a lot with anyone I knew and I rarely, if…

Mad Men

Mad Men

I had an on-again, off-again relationship with Mad Men over the years. I watched the first couple of seasons live, but grew weary of…

Bloodline

Bloodline: Season 1

I’ve never been a fan of the Florida Keys ever since I was almost swallowed by the sea whilst driving in a huge storm…

Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul: Season 1

Like most people, I was a little nervous when AMC announced they’d be following up Breaking Bad with this less-than-inspired-sounding spin-off. On Breaking Bad,…

Battlestar Galactica

I’ve already extolled the virtues of the Roku, and this, my second go ’round with watching an entire television series from episode one until…

Shameless

I just finished watching the first season of Showtime’s original series, Shameless, on On Demand. And may I say: how the fuck did I ever…

24: TV on ‘Roids

24: TV on ‘Roids

In the four seasons of 24 Jack Bauer has died twice. His wife was murdered by his future girlfriend, whom he ended up killing…

The Geniuses at Fox

Where do the geniuses at Fox come up with this shit? Seriously, this is some briliantly wacky stuff. There must be a whole room…