So what’s hot and what’s not this week?

Ruth Negga is a star to be reckoned with – real stars, not so much

 Ruth Negga is attracting a lot of buzz for his performance in the film ‘Loving’. Photograph: Getty

Ruth Negga is attracting a lot of buzz for his performance in the film ‘Loving’. Photograph: Getty

 

WHAT’S HOT?

IFI Player
Hours of Irish Film Archive footage on ifiplayer.ie

Eating lunch together A study tracking the lunch habits of software developers found that those who ate together wrote 10 per cent more code than solo diners

AmnesTEA Join best-selling author Marian Keyes in conversation with Róisín Ingle for a night of fun and fundraising at the Westbury Hotel on Thursday, October 6th. Tickets available on 01-8638300 or at amnesty.ie

Joanne Hynes x Dunnes Stores Colour, metallics, tigers, sold

Ruth Negga One of Ireland’s finest actors gaining a deserved buzz for Loving
 

WHAT’S NOT?

Shouty radio
Bun fights just make us switch off

Sneaker sock collars The sock-like material peaking out from trainers everywhere these days

Freaky weather Samoa was hit by a hail storm – such a strange occurrence residents thought it was a hoax

Twinning Barely cute when parents match their clothes to their kids, but we draw a line with couples

An Post junk mail How much does it cost An Post to print and deliver so many leaflets about itself?

Michael O’Leary We don’t need to know or hear what he thinks about Apple tax/bus strikes/whatever else

Star signs The zodiac just shifted, so you probably weren’t a Gemini after all

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