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Stranger Things Expedition – Chapter 3: Burgers and Breakfast

16

Oct

Posted by Steve

Chapter 3

Burgers and Breakfast

When we left the arcade on day one of the expedition it was time to travel from Douglasville, GA to Lithia Springs, GA where we would be at our first location that we could actually interact with.  (Yes, I ended a sentence with a preposition …I didn’t want to seem to uppity.)  It was here we would sit down and break bread together.  It was here we would actually touch items used by the actors of Stranger things.  Here our imaginations would be fired, our bellies would be filled, and we would begin to discover Steve Bennett’s insatiable desire to get the shot just right.  (It would be a few hours before I would be told “Let’s review,” but we’ll get there.) The “here” in question is Tiffany’s a little country restaurant on the side of the highway and the location used for our first introduction to Eleven.  “Here” was Benny’s Burgers.

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Stranger Things: The Expedition – Chapter 2 – Season 2 Locales

14

Oct

Posted by Steve

Around the corner and down a few blocks from the Hawkins Police Department building Team Steve’s next stop was actually a season 2 shooting location that we’ve all seen in the first Stranger Things 2 trailer released earlier this year at San Diego ComiCon.  (By the way, I never know if it’s ComiCon, Comic Con, or Comiccon. Though I’m pretty sure it’s not the latter of those three.)  This would be the first of two season 2 locations we would see.   The second provided some levity and was actually the beginning of the end of my hope for those elusive jumbo wings and tenders.  It’s the height of triumph, tragedy, and getting a really good look at just how much (or maybe how little) goes into dressing sets and making something feel bigger or or more spacious than it may actually be.  This is the continuing story of the Stranger Things expedition….

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