Netflix, “Stranger Things” and Compassion Fatigue

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By now, many of you have probably watched season two of “Stranger Things” on Netflix. Don’t worry: There are no spoilers here — except I really didn’t expect to see that beach scene with Kevin Bacon in the Upside Down.

(That didn’t happen.)

If you’ve been watching the series, maybe you’ve had similar thoughts and reactions to mine. Several times while I was watching, I had to remind myself this whole thing was created by Netflix. This wasn’t a Disney or Marvel or Lucas Films production designed for huge movie theaters; this was created by the old DVD mail service that now streams “Friends” reruns to your XBox. Most of the actors were completely unknown to the public before this series, and — of course — the premise of the show is pretty ridiculous.

Read the full post on Boundless here.

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