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Remember When: Flux talks to Heathers

March 20, 2013

“Remember when we thought we’d known each other…” The jangling opening chords of Heathers’ “Remember When” have become synonymous with Irish tourism, but twin sisters Ellie and Louise Macnamara from Dublin have proven themselves as

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Follow The Leader: The Best New TV Shows

March 20, 2013

There’s nothing better than when the TV gods decide to create a whole range of TV shows to choose from, and this year there is more than enough to look forward to already. From spy

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In Desperate Need Of A Reality Check?

March 20, 2013

There was a time when television provided an escape – a happy, much-welcomed break from our run-of-the-mill routine-driven lives. After days spent studying, arguing with friends/parents/yourself and stressing about mundane everyday chores, you could kick

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The Nolan Knight Returns?

March 20, 2013

Whether you loved, liked or loathed The Dark Knight Rises (all three camps exist, I’m proud to have set my tent in the first category) the fact of the matter is that in the final

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Where Are They Now? 90s TV Stars Edition

March 20, 2013

I have a confession. When watching a programme on the television, I have an obsession with finding out what year it was first broadcast and what the actors are doing now. It’s quite upsetting. I

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Luke and Eimear’s Special Favourites

March 20, 2013

MKS, “Lay Down in Swimming Pools” STOP EVERYTHING. The Origibabes are back. Excuse us while we melt into a puddle. Last year we got new music from THE ALOUD, and 2013 seems set to reintroduce

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The Charmed Life: A Telly Addict’s Story

March 6, 2013

Having always been one for enjoying a guilty pleasure or two in terms of television programmes, I’ve recently found myself engaged in a quite horrifying habit. Every day at 3pm I am forced to sit

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The Best Literary Couples

March 6, 2013

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” As all of you who studied it for the Leaving Cert know,

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Top Three: Worst Pop Reunions

March 6, 2013

1) Boyzone OK, so maybe this is a little unfair. The death of a band member would obviously hamper any attempts at a proper reunion (RIP Steo </3). But when planning their reunion, the lads

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Luke and Eimear’s Special Favourites

March 6, 2013

Paddy’s Day It is that time of the year again. When all of a sudden, we are down with our Oirish roots. March is the month of St. Patrick, and what a great man he

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Keeping In Toon: The Best 90s Cartoons

February 20, 2013

Growing up in the 1990s was by all accounts a great experience. The Celtic Tiger was roaring at its loudest, bands such as Oasis and 5ive were at the peak of their success, and television

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Luke and Eimear’s Special Favourites

February 20, 2013

Getting Over Taylor There’s a weird sense of vindication when the public begin to agree with your longterm feelings on a certain subject. Case and point: the Taylor Swift backlash. The faux-shock at winning her

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See Ya, January

February 6, 2013

Flux wasn’t around in January to keep you up to speed on the fun stuff going on in Dublin and lurking around the internet, but never fear, here’s a quick catch up. Dublin has a

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Luke and Eimear’s Special Favourites

February 6, 2013

Girls “I may be deflowered but I am not devalued.” (Shoshanna Shapiro, 2012) It is wise words such as this that cement Girls as a true example of how to do television right. It is

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Top Three: Twitter Parody Accounts

February 6, 2013

1) Kim Kierkegaardashian (@KimKierkegaard) Kim Kardashian is a reality TV star and socialite, famous for…nothing, but most recently for carrying the fruit of Kanye West’s loins. Soren Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, most famous for

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To Sync or Sing? That is the Question.

February 6, 2013

When Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and others in their wavelength of talent are caught lip-syncing instead of singing live, it’s hardly a surprise. In fact, sometimes it’s a relief. Not many people I know are

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will.i.luv.u: In Defence of will.i.am

February 6, 2013

The Black Eyed Peas are not a band I have much time for; never have, and it’s unlikely that I ever will. Fergie is someone I wouldn’t be particularly star-struck by, apl.de.ap barely counts as

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Less Than Zero: Flux talks to Little Green Cars

February 6, 2013

What were you doing when you were 14 or 15? Probably sulking or shouting at your parents and slamming doors, determined to shake off the last vestiges of childhood. The members of Little Green Cars,

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Flux goes to the entertainment.ie Erics Awards

January 25, 2013

With awards for the ‘Raunchiest Radio Voice’ and the ‘Ledgebag of the Year’, it was always going to be a night to rival no other. Entertainment.ie’s The Erics Awards 2012 saw crowds pack the Village

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Street Spirit: Flux talks to Maser, street artist

December 12, 2012

Street art, what’s the fascination? Maser is one of Dublin’s most respected graffiti artists, who has been painting on both the Dublin and international scene for over ten years. His work always carries a message,