What’s hot and what’s not this week?

We’re happy to see TLC back on the road, but Bond could have done with being shaken up

Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins (left) and Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas of TLC are on tour this year. Photograph: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins (left) and Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas of TLC are on tour this year. Photograph: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images

 

What’s Hot

‘The Drummer and the Keeper’: Hotly tipped new Irish film starring Niamh Algar and Peter Coonan

Coffee caviar: Bringing the spherification method to little balls of coffee for desserts 

Ashford Castle: Ranked as one of the best 25 travel experiences in the world

The Gospel According to Blind Boy: A collection of short stories from the Rubberbandit out in October

TLC: Getting ready to roar the lyrics to No Scrubs at Metropolis festival, October bank holiday weekend

Irish-Americans in the White House: We’re scarlet for ye

Acqua di Parma flight friendly bottles: 30ml size bottles of their delicious scents, perfect for travelling

What’s Not

Newstalk deja vu: Ivan Yates back on the station doesn’t exactly scream “innovation”

Charcoal lattes: The latest in the “black food” trend might be Instagramable, but just looks… off

Huskies: PETA and Game Of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage have teamed up to dissuade people from buying huskies inspired by the TV show

James Bond: We would have preferred Idris Elba to the return of Daniel Craig

Cars on Dublin’s quays: More bus lanes, fewer private cars

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