Caitlin R. Kiernan fans got a special treat in to-day’s new Sirenia Digest—a previously unpublished story called “Chevy Swamp” from 1987, from well before Kiernan had become an established name in weird fiction. In the introduction to this month’s Digest, Kiernan talks about how the story reflects her inexperience at…
Let’s talk easter eggs and references! What have you found so far? SPOILERS AHEAD
Italy may not have the strongest of economies, but it sure gets A-list faces for its adverts. Recent years have seen Bruce Willis pretend to get excited over superfast data, and Owen Wilson go gaga over an orange drink.
Let’s just embrace synthesiser with lots of fuzz, let’s not call it an 80s nostalgia thing, let’s just have it because it’s good. That’s one of my main thoughts after finishing the first season of Stranger Things yesterday, a show I found to be uneven but with some very good qualities.
Contemplating the lack of a new Twin Peaks to-night, I finally started watching Stranger Things a few days ago. Two episodes in I’m enjoying it, though I feel like Scottie in Vertigo when he keeps thinking he’s spotted Madeleine only for it to just be a woman who looks like her because the massive Twin Peaks influence…
(BTW, good luck trying to unsee this, LOL. Between this and his tweets about the debate last night, my crush on this guy keeps growing....)
You have a pile of vintage analog synthesizers just sitting around, don’t you?
Wonder if those are the actual chapter titles?
The Netflix show Stranger Things calls itself a “love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80's.” While at first glance it may seem to be a nod to the Spielberg-type movies of the time it really delves at least as much into Stephen King territory. And Stephen King agrees.