The Hype

2020’s best true crime podcasts

November 25, 2020

The brief insight we receive into the person’s background, paired with the intricate detail she describes the facts in humanises the case.

Film

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

October 28, 2020

Attenborough’s latest venture “A Life on Our Planet” functions as a sort of cautionary tale, but rather than it being old folklore – it’s happening right in front of our eyes, which is a far scarier narrative

Film

The casting bias in Hollywood

October 14, 2020

Famous alliances within the film industry beg the question, are characters written to fit a specific actor, or do these actors authentically suit the role?

Television

Down to Earth with Zac Efron

July 21, 2020

In his new Netflix mini-series “Down to Earth”, Zac Efron travels the Americas, and Europe on a quest to find sustainable, and healthy ways to live.      

The Hype

Celebrating Pride from home during Covid-19

June 21, 2020

From the streets of New York in 1969 to present day, acceptance and celebration of the LGBT+ community has evolved incredibly. Now considered one of the most important events that contributed to the Gay Liberation

Events

Fundraising events continue in aid of Pieta House

May 12, 2020

Pieta House is a service that provides free therapy to those who are engaging in self-harm, with suicidal ideation, or have been bereaved by suicide. Donations and fundraising account for 80% of the income they

Film

Disney+ has arrived in Ireland

April 13, 2020

Amongst many people, there is a strong sense of nostalgia associated with Disney. Scores of forgotten gems reappear whilst scrolling aimlessly

Music

The Script shine on Sunsets and Full Moons tour

March 16, 2020

From their formation in 2007 to present, there is no doubt that The Script have always been exceptional at engaging with their audience. Each of them exude raw passion for the music they produce, as well as for the fans they endlessly entertain.

The Hype

The real impact of social media on celebrities

March 2, 2020

In 1997, the media had a hand in the gruesome death of Princess Diana. 23 years later, social media has become one of the most powerful mediums for communication. And while it has its advantages, it has become particularly dangerous, allowing the general public to fuel its ruinous ways.

Film

It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus

October 30, 2019

As the evenings grow darker, and colder, there’s one thing on everyone’s mind – snuggling up with a hot chocolate, and a Halloween movie to ring in the season.

Books

Pippa O’Connor Ormond on living your best life

October 16, 2019

Model, author, mother, wife and successful business woman – Pippa O’Connor Ormond has done it all. A true girl boss. Pippa wrote her first book in 2016. However, in her second book “The Pippa Guide : Live Your Best Life”, she delves deeper into her life than before, “I knew that I wanted [the book] to go beyond the snippets that you see online.”