Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Stranger Things: Blowback

"We’re sort of pulling from everything." 
 Stranger Things co-creator Matt Duffer
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I'm into my Stranger Things rewatch now. And with the story already told and digested in my mind I find myself, more than anything else, focusing on the patchwork of influences it borrows from. 


Monday, July 18, 2016

Go Watch Stranger Things


2016 has been a messed-up year.

I probably don't need to remind anyone of that but it bears repeating anyway. 

Monday, July 11, 2016

Dog Days: Another Look at the X-Files Reboot


The X-Files "Event Series" has been released on DVD. The hype is over and so is the inevitable controversy and things have returned to status quo in X-Files fandom. Or perhaps status quo ante.


Thursday, July 07, 2016

Expanding Your Vision


I was driving around with my daughter the other day and listening to the top 40 radio station with her. And each and every song I heard was like a flashback, usually to the late 80s or early 90s.