The Inspiration for 'Stranger Things' Came from an Unsolved Government Conspiracy

As it turns out, Netflix's wildly popular hit, Stranger Things, is derivative of a larger government conspiracy that has never been addressed by the individuals in power. Believe what you will about the legitimacy of these claims, but the government has lied to us before...

The Dark, Confusing Past

In the early 1980s, rumors about some bizarre government activity started circulating. The source of these rumors was the Montauk Air Force Station in Montauk, New York. Also known as “Camp Hero,” the base was rumored to be a secret government operation to develop psychological warfare techniques, telepathy, and possibly even time travel. These stories became the basis for the Netflix show “Stranger Things.” 


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