Stranger Things and the Danger of Nostalgia

by: Pop Culture Detective     Published on: 16 September 2019

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The hit Netflix series Stranger Things is a love letter to iconic pop culture media of decades past. But there are dangers in leaning too heavily on nostalgia because media makers can sometimes end up reproducing harmful patterns along with their retro aesthetics, especially when it comes to action hero masculinity and belligerent romance conventions from the 1980s.**Spoilers for season 3 of Stranger ThingsPATREONHelp me make more videos! you'd rather one-time donations you can do it via PayPal: Rachel Wood's tweets: TRANSCRIPT comments are held for approval on account of YouTube comments being a dumpster fire. If you'd like to participate in constructive online conversations about this video, please share it on your social media networks.FAIR USEAll multimedia clips included in this video constitute a 'fair use' of any copyrighted material as provided for in Section 107 of U.S. Copyright law, which allows for criticism, comment and scholarship. Learn more about fair use with this awesome app by New Media Rights! Jonathan McIntoshOutro music: Rick LopezHelp us caption/translate this video: