Emer McLysaght

Emer McLysaght

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Bingeing on . . . Sentimental Garbage As a writer of what some would...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

If Derry Girls is the best Irish comedy in years (and it is), why are we all cry-watching it? A scientific analysis

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

A pastry chef is on YouTube trying to re-create classic treats like Kit Kats and Ferrero Rocher. Yes, it’s daft. And yes, it’s a must-watch

Emer’s week

Emer’s week

This week, I will mostly be: Listening to . . . Daisy Jones playlists The It book of the moment, ...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Imagine creating a heartwarming sitcom about a group of young people and their struggles with love. Then imagine naming it Scrotal Recall. Reader, this is a thing that actually happened

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Devastated by . . . Julie Julie is a podcast about a woman dying. Ju...

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

If you’re in need of a bit of heartwarming or just a good cry, there’s nothing better than a deep dive into sentimental YouTube clips of grumpy dads bonding with their four-legged friends

Emer’s week

Emer’s week

This week, I will mostly be: Following . . . Old Loves on Instagram This gem of an Instagram acco...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Browsing . . . “sparks joy” on Netflix Netflix’s algorithm cre...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Hollywood is dusting off the frocks and tuxes in preparation for the biggest heist of the year – the 91st annual Academy Awards

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

In the old days, when a great TV show got cancelled, that was that. But in the age of social media campaigns, it’s a very different story. Just ask fans of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Adoring . . . Richard E Grant’s Oscars journey Somehow, Richard E ...

Emer’s Week

Emer’s Week

This week, I will mostly be: Listening to . . . Allison Janney Marc Maron’s WTF podcast continu...

Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction

Nothing says ‘I have arrived’ quite like doing your Big Shop in Marks & Spencer. Do you need prosecco-encrusted avocados and triple-milled salted caramel cat food? Yes, you do

Appetite for distraction

Appetite for distraction

Some experiences are so delicious that they change you forever. And some are perhaps too delicious – such as when you are completely unable to go back to flying economy class