Tag: Stranger Things
The Dark Files, an investigative special exploring the decades-old conspiracy theories of mind control, time travel and extraterrestrial experiments in Montauk, premieres on The History Channel at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8.
As usual, the annual review of the Press’ most-clicked stories of the year looks nothing like the editors’ choices for top stories of the previous 12 months. Instead of big political and business news stories that affect many Long Islanders’ lives, readers instead flocked to articles about creepy clowns, serial killers and video games.
Many think Long Island is a typical boring suburbia devoid of anything unusual besides the Big Duck, but looking deeper reveals a region replete with stories of aliens, ghosts and Bigfoot sightings. Local reports of extraterrestrial, psychic and cryptozoological phenomena have been met with skepticism as well as trust, but some claims are easier to explain away than others. The sheer number of such purported sightings suggests the Island’s residents either have wild imaginations or are indeed living in a cauldron of metaphysical mysteries.
Netflix announced that its beloved sci-fi paranormal thriller Stranger Things is returning for Season Two in 2017, Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, the popular series was originally named "Montauk," and shares many parallels with long-rumored tales of covert military experiments, telekinetic torture, transdimensional vortexes and really really scary monsters, among others.
Netflix's popular sci-fi/paranormal thriller 'Stranger Things' draws upon cult classics including Indiana Jones, E.T. the Extraterrestrial, and The Goonies, yet Long Island, home to Montauk, NY—the site of the mysterious Camp Hero, which has been used by the U.S. military since the Revolutionary War, and Upton, NY's Brookhaven National Laboratory—is perhaps its greatest muse.