Cult series Stranger Things revives satanic panic of the 80s

By Michael David Barbezat
July 15 2022 - 7:30pm

From Kate Bush to Russian villainy, season four of Stranger Things revives many parts of the 1980s relevant to our times. Some of these blasts from the past provide welcome nostalgia. Others are like unwanted ghosts that will not go away. The American Satanic Panic of the 1980s is one of these less welcome but important callbacks.

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