Stranger danger: What’s hot and what’s not this week

Yes to ‘Stranger Things 2’ and literary bars; no to ‘Hocus Pocus’ remake and cargo pants

It’s coming: Stranger Things 2 on Netflix

It’s coming: Stranger Things 2 on Netflix

 

What’s Hot

Après Dublin
CHQ’s Christmas market vibe will be post-ski themed, without the skiing, presumably

Mary Hickson
Her Sounds from a Safe Harbour in Cork was a roaring success. A woman doing brilliant things in the arts

SNES Classic
The mini Super Nintendo has flown off the shelves

Off-White
Virgil Abloh’s fashion brand enters the mainstream

Stranger Things season two
On Netflix October 27th

Literary boozers
New Oscar Wilde-related bar in New York; new Ulysses-related bar, Mulligan & Haines on Dame Street in Dublin

What’s Not

Wood-burning stoves
London mayor Sadiq Khan is looking for a ban in some areas due to pollution 

Cargo pants
They popped up a few times at Paris Fashion Week, but are we ready to bring back combats (again)?

The post office
Creeping news that more will close around Ireland. It’s a real shame

Hocus Pocus
Remaking classic cheesy films has to stop

iOS11
Apple’s latest software update is draining the battery life of iPhones 

SAD
Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder by getting out in sunlight as much as you can

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