Television

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

Fleabag Season 1 & 2

Fleabag: Seasons 1 & 2

Do you ever regret not listening to people? Like when they tell you over and over again to watch a show and you demur for reasons you can't really explain, but ...
Chernobyl

Chernobyl

As if the world isn't enough of a shitshow, along comes a series about an old event to remind us it could have been way, way worse. And also to remind us that a...
Veep: Season 7

Veep: Season 7

Watch on HBO Veep was a show that always seemed like a farce wrapped in ridiculousness. Julia Louise-Dreyfus as the narcissistic Vice President of the Unite...
The Other Two

The Other Two: Season 1

There are shows that claim to be about modern society, or to mirror what's happening in the world. But something like The Other Two really hits on what's what in this...
Miracle Workers

Miracle Workers: Season 1

Steve Buscemi as god. Sure, that sounds like a good four-word pitch. Steve Buscemi as Trump as god. Now, that's a pitch! Well, not Trump exactly, but like a bumbling...
The Office Seasons 1 - 9

The Office: Seasons 1 – 9

Watching nine seasons of network television is a slog. Especially when each season has around twenty four episodes. That’s 201 episodes in all. That shit is Herculean...
I Am the Night

I Am the Night

Is it just me or is there a movie, book or television show about the Black Dahlia murder at least once every two years? I get that it’s one of those American unsolved...
Get Shorty Season 1

Get Shorty: Season 1

I saw the film version of Get Shorty way back when. In fact, I’m pretty sure I have a DVD of it somewhere in the house that came free with a DVD player I purchased...
True Detective Season 3

True Detective: Season 3

True Detective is theoretically a prestige show on a prestige network, but the series and its anthological approach means that even if you loved season one or hated...
Black Mirror Bandersnatch

Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

How do you categorize a feature-length film that is based on a television show that is still, in some ways, a television show? Well, it’s on my television and was...
Big Mouth

Big Mouth: Seasons 1 & 2

Oh, it’s so cute! It’s a cartoon about middle schoolers coming of age in Westchester. How wholesome and love… Holy fucking god, what the fuck am I watching!? This is...
Slobby's World

Slobby’s World: Season 1

Sometimes we do things for our offspring. Things like watching a reality TV show about an obnoxious stoner in Tuscon dressed in oversized 90s throwback basketball...
Russian Doll Season 1

Russian Doll: Season 1

Russian Doll is a high-concept series that actually borrows its concept more than it reinvents it. Most will equate it with the Bill Murray comedy, Groundhog Day...
The Innocents: Season 1

The Innøcents: Season 1

I watched an entire season of this oddball show and am still kind of uncertain who it’s for. I mean, I’m pretty sure it wasn’t made for a man of my advanced age...
Kidding

Kidding: Season 1

I'll start by saying that Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind is one of the weirdest and more wonderful movies I've ever seen. When I left the theater in 2004 I felt...