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Classic ’80s

The strangest thing you can do these days is probably not watching Stranger Things.

With the weekend here, binge-watching TV shows without the necessity of an alarm clock or work to-do lists for the following couple days (hopefully) has returned. And since Stranger Things 2 is still the hottest show on Netflix, it seems appropriate to combine the awesomeness of this Steven Spielberg and Stephen King-inspired cultural phenomenon set in the midwestern town of Hawkins during the 1980s with one of the show’s signature characteristics for this weekend’s impending viewings.

The ’80s synthesized sound from the Stranger Things theme song is perfectly translated into a classical music rendition? Boss. If there’s any doubt that things from the 1980s are timeless, these three cello players have put most of those concerns to rest with their performance seen above.

Before reading and watching this blog post, you probably would’ve thought the ’80s were just another decade.

Now, as you can see, that presumption would be, how can I put this…strange.


Remember Those Strange Things in Your Neighborhood…

Netflix has officially welcomed the second season of Stranger Things to its playlist for fans who have been waiting with eager anticipation to watch/binge and enjoy.

And for a spoiler-free season two preview…

See you in a few days when we’ll all try to remember what that thing called “the sun” looks like.

Just Normal Things on Friday the 13th

Strange things happen on Friday the 13th. Stranger things happen on Friday the 13th when Netflix is involved.

Case in point:

10 new episodes of ’80s-inspired awesomeness formally known as season 2 of the hit Netflix original series Stranger Things arrive on Friday, October 27th.

PSA: Stock up on Eggo’s frozen waffles. You’ll probably get hungry during a 10-hour Stranger Things binge…

Happy Monday

Stranger things are certainly happening in 2017.

But let’s not forget that weird events started occurring back in 1983…

The Screen Actors Guild spotlighted the nostalgic powerhouse Stranger Things as the winner of “Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble” during last night’s ceremony. The Netflix show has been accurately described as Steven Spielberg meets Stephen King. Playing by the new rule of non-network TV (10-episode seasons released all at once), Stranger Things has captivated audiences (myself included) that a season 2 order was going to be a sure thing just weeks after Netflix watchers binge-watched all of season one’s hour long episodes.

And ladies and gentlemen, for any TV show, that’s an impressive feat.

While the award is nice (and yes, the speech by the show’s heroic Chief Hopper and Winona Rider’s wide-ranging facial expressions constructed the viral highlight of the night for the Netflix sensation), let’s celebrate the overall awesomeness of Stranger Things by seeing and listening to portions of the show’s incredible synthesized soundtrack…

as performed by three cello players.

Those string things are pretty cool.

Have a Better Week Than Last Week.