Stranger Things: Season 2, episodes 3 and 4

This show is getting dark. There is something incredibly creepy about what is happening to Will, and I stayed up late to watch another episode I wasn't planing on because of it. This show really knows how to do creepy and dark, without having obnoxious jump scares or shocking blood and violence. That's something I've …

Stranger Things: Season 2 episode 2

Happy Halloween! The pumpkin plague is spreading, and not just pumpkins, but trees and crops of all kinds are rotting and covered in slime. Some giant thing from the upside down is causing it to be sure. We get a flashback to the end of season 1 and see what happened to 11. The scenes …

Stranger Things: Season 2 Episode 1

[Spoilers]The season gets started with a bang. We are introduced to some new characters, in a car chase, and one of them has mental powers like 11, except this girl 008, is older, and her powers are mental instead of physical (she puts thoughts in minds instead of physically pushing, throwing people) Then we get …

Stranger Things: Not just 80’s nostalgia

Remember when the big movies coming out that everyone was excited about weren't remakes, or reboots, or based on a comic book or video game or brand name or fairy tale or popular book series? Well, maybe this is 80's nostalgia after all... Stranger Things not only has the refreshing attribute of being something new, despite …

Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline

Did you grow up in the 80's? Do you like video games and geek culture? Then you might only be a little bit irritated by this book. In the future, a global total immersion video game dominates the worlds economy, with most of humanity spending every available waking hour inside of it. The creator of …