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Return to the Hipster Alamo
More Marc Maron: The comedian on WTF, SXSW, and the ATX
"...sides of Texas. Even though I call it the ‘Hipster Alamo,’ I’ve spent a little time in Texas, in..."

Sept. 18, 2014 Arts Post by Russ Espinoza

The Original Hipster
Chronicle writer Dick Holland on the comeback of Texan Terry Southern, the all-around bad boy of black humor
"...Stones, Peter Sellers, and London photographer-about-town Robert Fraser. Southern's hipster beatification came with the Sergeant Pepper's album cover. His..."

Sept. 14, 2001 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Please Retire 'Hipster'
"...Editors, It seems that "hipster" has become one of the paper's favorite adjectives (i.e.,..."

Jan. 16, 2007 Postmarks

Crazed Geetar by a Southern Hipster
Guitarist Evan Johns
"...he ages, and might be the most eloquent Southern hipster you've met. He's also more a "guitar hero" than..."

June 23, 1995 Music Feature

Elegy for an Invisible Hipster: Kelly Wayne Noel
Man behind anonymous Twitter feed killed by drunken driver
"...Austin: the man responsible for operating the Twitter account @ATXHipsters, a news aggregator and cultural disseminator that, since first..."

April 28, 2014 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Derby's Hipster City Showdown
Texas Rollergirls' B-Team plan to knock Portland's PBR over

May 16, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

The Comedy
Tim Heidecker (of Tim & Eric renown) plays a rich, cynical hipster who uses New York City as his playground.
"...(Tim Heidecker) is the vilest imaginable specimen of the hipster beast, a walking back-issue of Vice magazine, sporting the..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Movie Review by Leah Churner

National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj
This highly unanticipated offering is cut ’n’ paste horn-dog humor.
"...The Rise of Taj are scarce indeed. As the hipster Yank teaching assistant enrolled at a Cambridge knockoff, Taj..."

Dec. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town
Mackenzie Davis is a great traveling companion for this dull roadtrip
"...What follows is a Homeric hipster adventure as our disheveled hero traipses across L.A. meeting..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Danielle White

Mr. Roosevelt
A comedian returns to Austin to care for her sick cat and confront her past
"...the titular Mr. Roosevelt, left in the care of hipster ex-boyfriend Eric (Thune, The Breakup Girl) after she completely..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Movie Review by Danielle White

Statesman Advertising Supplement Cheers Eastside Gentrification
Update: Statesman removes article, reiterates apology
"...business owners aside to make way for the glorious hipster coming...."

July 2, 2017 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Barista
Baristas compete for fame and glory, and the camera catches it all
"...but it gets extra style points for mimicking the hipster-cool attitude and caffeinated bounce of the tattooed coffee artists..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Up Too Early
Google Streetview fashion critique from North Loop
"...to pretend for a second that this isn’t a hipster. I know. I can’t either. But try to imagine..."

July 17, 2012 Chronolog Post by The Luv Doc

Mansome
Will Arnett and Jason Bateman are our guides in this Morgan Spurlock documentary that looks at men's relationship with their body hair in contemporary America.
"...Look, I loathe the overwhelming overkill of the hipster-beardo social zeitgeist as much as the next clean-shaven, nail-gnawed..."

May 18, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Insidious
Insidious, from the original Saw team, lacks thrills and originality.
"...Whannell and Sampson as a comic pair of hypercompetitive hipster ghost hunters, and even that schtick is repeated ad..."

April 1, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Blue Valentine
Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling play a pair of lovers from first meet to last fight.
"...character instantly familiar in this town: He's a working-class hipster with mannered hair and a goofy grin. (One critic..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Harmony and Me
This Austin-made gem by Bob Byington is a sharply written and acted observational piece about a heartsick guy played by Justin Rice.
"...were this week’s entry in the insufferably talky, low-budget, hipster-heartbreak film derby. However, nothing could be further from the..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
This long-awaited follow-up to Troy Duffy's violent, pulpy cult original is dead on arrival.
"...waiting to happen that somehow didn't. As a post-post-Quentin-Tarantino hipster-shoot-’em-up, it seemed oddly dated back when it received a..."

Dec. 4, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Che: Part One
Steven Soderbergh’s filmmaking legacy is his aesthetic daring, and his latest – as massive and imperfect as it is – just might be his most daring work to date.
"...adventures in Cuba in the mid-1950s of the Argentine doctor-turned-revolutionary-turned-martyr-turned-god-turned-hipster-icon, when he and Fidel Castro led a ragtag guerrilla..."

Jan. 23, 2009 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Ocean's Thirteen
This heist franchise has settled into a kind of hipster equanimity.
"...Soderbergh’s Ocean’s franchise has settled into a kind of hipster equanimity – happy to live in that loosely defined..."

June 15, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Fearless Freaks
Documentary about the band the Flaming Lips – the crazy/bizarre Oklahoma outfit that, despite itself, rose to national prominence.
"...– is a college radio staple and badge of indie-hipster street cred. It was not always thus. With their..."

April 15, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Brother to Brother
A festival favorite jumps to the big screen with its story that compares and contrasts life as a gay black man in the present day and the Harlem Renaissance.
"...While Perry negotiates a shaky relationship with a white hipster (Burns) and chafes against the homophobia entrenched in African-American..."

Dec. 17, 2004 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Manson Family
Shot over the course of 10 years, underground filmmkaker Jim Van Bebber tells the story we all think we know. This time, however, the story graphically unfolds from the perspective of Charles Manson.
"...Manson, who comes off as a daffy, misogynistic wannabe hipster/musician with a sad, bad brain problem. Although this film..."

Oct. 29, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Taxi
Queen Latifah and Jimmy Fallon comedy stalls at the starting gate.
"...It proves, yet again, that comics (such as indie hipster Jimmy Fallon) who may be hilarious behind Saturday Night..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Coffee and Cigarettes
Jim Jarmusch's new brew is lukewarm.
"...vignette. The cast is a who’s who of Jarmusch’s hipster friends: Roberto Benigni, Steve Buscemi, Iggy Pop, Tom Waits,..."

July 23, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Notorious C.H.O.
"...that Cho is deservedly a patron saint of the queer-urban-hipster milieu. The confessional, personal tone of I'm the One..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

The Powerpuff Girls Movie
"...the lens of Fifties kitsch and set to a hipster beat that makes you want snap your fingers and..."

July 12, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Psycho Beach Party
This campy send-up of surf and slasher movies uses Gidget movies as its comic template.
"...accuracy of its details. The performances (especially Ambrose's), the hipster-inflected dialogue and period non sequiturs, the surf music, and..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Stigmata
"...the film is, “What the fuck?” Arquette plays Pittsburgh hipster hairstylist Frankie Paige, who, as the film opens, receives..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Lost & Found
"...a comedian best taken in small doses (his snide hipster routine can grate at the best of times, sort..."

April 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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