Television

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

Top Chef: Season 15

Top Chef: Season 15

I've been watching Top Chef for fifteen seasons now. It's hard to believe in all that time I've only ever eaten in around five restaurants of those contestants,...
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 succinct, supe...
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 woo...
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 around an...

Snowfall: Season 1

I came of age during the crack epidemic in Los Angeles. I had very little understanding of the socioeconomic and cultural impact the drug had on the residents, ...
Sneaky Pete

Sneaky Pete: Season 1

I first watched Sneaky Pete when it was one of Amazon's pilots. It had some potential, but felt way too traditional and safe. Some of the other potential series...

The Lowe Files: Season 1

I’m honestly not sure who asked for some show called The Lowe Files. I'm not sure who asked for this show called The Lowe Files. I’m also not certain who the in...
GLOW Season 1

GLOW: Season 1

The sad thing is I actually remember when G.L.O.W. was a thing. Granted, I can't remember the specifics (it was 1986 after all), but I do recall that there were...
Ozark Season 1

Ozark: Season 1

When I first saw there was a series entitled Ozark, my first reaction was, "How is there possibly a series starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney that I had no...
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 German-ish (by way of the Ukra...
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 Dragon Tattoo, but that doesn...