• Stranger Things: Cool Girls, Missing Girls, and Our Girls

    Stranger Things: Cool Girls, Missing Girls, and Our Girls0

    • September 1, 2016

    This essay will contain spoilers for the full run of Stranger Things. Teen boys playing D&D in a lovingly reproduced 1980s basement. That’s how Stranger Things really gets going, and that’s when I knew that this show probably wasn’t going to be for me.

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  • The Borderline Mother in Netflix’s Stranger Things

    The Borderline Mother in Netflix’s Stranger Things4

    The Duffer Brothers’ Stranger Things intrigued me with the fantastically ’80s splash screen on the Netflix series page and totally hooked me with the title sequence. And then my wife and I watched the entire, too-short eight-episode series in, oh, a weekend. I reveled in the plethora of cinematic and musical nods to the decade

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