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Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.

The argument that ‘Stranger Things’ exists in Stephen King’s world

“Stranger Things,” Netflix’s horror-sci-fi TV series set in the mid-1980s, the second season of which premiered Oct. 27, is a bona fide pop cultural phenomena. The list of 80s films and TV, music and other pop culture that inspired series creators Matt and Ross Duffer is a mile long. But there’s one inspiration that towers […]

Watch the first trailer for “Castle Rock,” the new Stephen King TV series out in 2018

In a nice little Monday morning surprise, Hulu — recent Emmy winners for Best Drama Series for “The Handmaid’s Tale” — dropped the first trailer for “Castle Rock,” the new JJ Abrams-produced 10-episode anthology series based on a number of Stephen King’s Maine-set stories. The series isn’t due to hit your TV until sometime in […]