• Stranger Things Season 3 and How It Failed Romantic Banter

    Stranger Things Season 3 and How It Failed Romantic Banter0

    At the forefront of the Stranger Things season 3 discussion is the reaction to Jim Hopper’s characterization this season. A fan-favorite played by the incredibly talented David Harbour, the Hawkins Chief of Police is undergoing a lot of criticism for this season. The A.V. Club went out of their way to write an article entitled “Strangers

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  • Jody Houser on Stranger Things and Licensed Works

    Jody Houser on Stranger Things and Licensed Works0

    Jody Houser is a busy woman in the world of comics, having just wrapped up a Thrawn miniseries at Marvel and about to launch a Stranger Things comic and a StarCraft title with Dark Horse, not mention her work with Valiant and DC. While her original worlds appear in short comics in anthologies, her primary professional focus has

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  • Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for September

    Geek Mystique: Lifestyle News for September0

    It’s that time again! The Lifestyle section Editor’s–that would be me–monthly round-up of carefully curated (meaning stuff I like) geeky lifestyle links! Hide your wallet now.

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  • Get Your Game On Wednesday: Send Your Voice to the Stars

    Get Your Game On Wednesday: Send Your Voice to the Stars0

    • September 21, 2016

    Happy Wednesday, all you dice rollers, thumbstick pushers, and mouse clickers of the world! While I’ve been living in an Overwatch bubble since the recent free weekend, it seems as though the gaming world has continued on without me. Let’s catch up on this week together.

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  • 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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