Stranger Things 8-Bit Game

Ahead of the new series of Stranger Things (on Netflix 27 October), fans can play a retro 8-Bit game on their mobile phone. Available for iOS and Android, the game sees players collecting Eggos and searching Hawkins Lab—all scenarios loosely based on the first season of the show. Yet another way in which series creators the Duffer Brothers have successfully tapped into nostalgia of the …

Netflix Has a Cannabis Range

Inspired by 10 of its shows, Netflix has produced a series of different cannabis strains. Not for sale—Netflix is using it as a promotional tool only—the weed will be available at West Hollywood’s Alternative Health Herbal Services this weekend, but only for those who have a medcard. Apparently each strain “was cultivated with the specific shows in mind, designed to complement each title based on …

Netflix Dominates the SAG Awards

While it might not get as much pop culture attention as the Golden Globes or Oscars, the SAG Awards carry tremendous value—in that actors themselves are voting on and honoring the best acting performances of the previous year (and arguably no one understands the craft better than those living it). Two of this year’s most important awards—ensemble cast in a drama series, and ensemble cast …