What’s hot and what’s not this week?

The return of LCD has us tapping our feet, while we’re running scared from pumpkin spice

Hong Kong: worth a visit, and getting there just got easier

Hong Kong: worth a visit, and getting there just got easier

 

WHAT’S HOT?

Dublin Fringe Festival

Get your fringe on over the next week, fringefest.com 

‘Atypical’ 

The new Netflix series about a teenage boy on the autism spectrum

Michelle Visage

Drag Race royalty crosses the Atlantic to judge Ireland’s Got Talent on TV3

Hong Kong

Cathay Pacific launching direct flights from Dublin next June

‘Eating With My Ex’

Is First Dates too nice for you? Check out this BBC3 mini-series, of exes reuniting over meals

iPhone 8

Announced September 12th at Apple’s new HQ 

‘American Dream’ 

The new LCD Soundsystem album. Welcome back, all is forgiven

WHAT’S NOT?

Pumpkin spice

The American flavouring that contains no pumpkin has been resisted in Europe for many years, but it is encroaching 

Ladies of the Flies

The Lord of the Flies all-female Warner Bros film remake. Not exactly logical

Lucite shoes

Edgy, in the way the material cuts the feet off ya

Check-in baggage

Aer Lingus offering savings for customers who don’t check in a bag on transatlantic flights

Two-tone hair

Acceptable pretty much only on Nicki Minaj and cartoon characters

Phone trackers that find your wallet

Probably not great if your phone gets nicked

Temperature dip

Summer’s over, get the jumpers on

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