Voices echoing from a point in time we cannot fully apprehend and yet time that contains and conjoins us all---be it via radioactive particles that travel in the air for a hundred thousand years, or through fragments of words and expressions that reverberate inside us long after we have turned the page.
Perhaps the most significant—and often overlooked—reason for Stephen King’s success is the heartwood of his stories. At their core, King’s novels are not about the monsters; they’re about the people.
With allusions to classic 80’s movies like E.T. and Stand by Me, Stranger Things came swooping in during a time when the world’s weariness of modernity was at its peak and stole our hearts with the nostalgia effect.
Over thirty years ago, a pixelated hero saved the princess and stole the hearts of gamers for generations to come.
A familiar story brimming with fresh insights