October, 1983. There’s a monster lurking in Hawkins, Indiana. Chewing people up, spitting them out, changing them in terrible ways. Yet for some reason, everyone is acting like it's all perfectly normal. Except for Robin Buckley. She alone knows exactly what this monster’s name is: Hawkins High School.
Starring Maya Hawke as Robin and Sean Maher as her favorite teacher, Mr. Hauser, Surviving Hawkins is the podcast companion to the YA novel, Stranger Things: Rebel Robin, by A.R. Capetta.
Written and Directed by Lauren Shippen.
You can learn a lot about a person by rummaging through the cassette case in their car. Robin gets a ride home from Mr. Hauser, hoping to put their last encounter behind her. Plus, she’s desperate for advice. She’s about to learn that Mr. Hauser’s taste in music surprisingly doesn’t suck. Neither...
Robin overhears Mr. Hauser get a mysterious phone call on the school's intercom system. Who is it? What do they want? Robin wants to trust Mr. Hauser but she’s pretty sure he’s hiding something from her. So she decides to confront him – but is she ready for the truth?
Robin and Mr. Hauser bond over their shared appreciation of author Mary Shelley; she knew who the real monsters were. Robin decides it’s safe to reveal more details of “Operation Croissant”, leading Mr. Hauser to make a surprising offer. But their conversation is interrupted by a knock at the...