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‘The Eagles’: The Mind-Blowing Band’s Path to Making History

Recently The Eagles Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) overtook Michael Jackson's Thriller as the best-selling album of all time. Believe it or not, The Eagles Hotel California is...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: The Psychology Behind Queen’s Biopic

Our panel of Shrinks reviews the new Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody. Psychology experts discuss Freddie Mercury's life, career and rise to fame with his band,...

‘A Star is Born’ Reviewed by an Addiction Therapist

Bradley Cooper’s film A Star is Born is wrought with emotion and psychological themes—particularly addiction and depression. Therapist and addiction specialist Jonathan Hetterly explores the...

The Psychology of Fear: Halloween Special

From the political sphere to the entertainment industry, the world is a scary place these days. We all know the end of the world is...

The Psychology of Darth Vader

Darth Vader is one of the most misunderstood characters in the Star Wars universe. Even those who don't identify as Star Wars fans understand...

Mind-Blowing Romantic Comedies

What makes a romantic comedy truly mind-blowing? In this episode, we're talking about romantic comedies. The concept of the light-hearted romantic story has a history much...

Why ‘Harry Potter’ is Magic for Mental Health, According to a Therapist

When Sheila was very young, both of her parents died by suicide.  As she grew into adulthood she felt as if the memory of...

Celebrities & Political Endorsement: Helpful or Harmful?

Celebrities and politics have an increased overlap these days more than ever. Does celebrity involvement or endorsement in politics reaffirm what we already believe? Or...

The Psychology of ‘Good Will Hunting’

Good Will Hunting might be 21 years old, but the film's psychological themes still hold true today. This film unpacks themes of childhood development, the vulnerability...

Pentatonix is a Mind-Blowing Display of A Capella

Many argue that Pentatonix has brought the wonderful world of a capella to the forefront of pop culture. After forming in 2011, the widely loved a...

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Anthony Bourdain’s Death Highlights a Culture of Mental Health Stigma

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. Like many others, I both admired and envied the...

A Psychological Analysis of Donald Trump

Love him or hate him, but can you feel sorry for him? Ask anyone what they think of Donald Trump and you are almost guaranteed...

Harvey Weinstein is NOT a Sex Addict. He is a Sexual Predator.

The world has turned on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and with good reason.  The New York Times published a story on last Thursday, October 5...

What Adult Cartoons Say About Pop Culture

Shows like Rick & Morty, Big Mouth and Bob's Burgers have captured our hearts with hilarious comedy, scandalous jokes and outlandish plotlines. Adult cartoons...

A Psychologist’s Perspective on Kanye West

Most are aware of at least one of Kanye’s contributions to OMG moments in pop-culture. Some of these moments include storming out of the American...

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Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” Sounds Familiar…

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({ google_ad_client: "ca-pub-0132772179703731", enable_page_level_ads: true }); Taylor Swift Mash-Up: "Look What You...

Imagine Trump’s Presidency as an 80s TV Sitcom…

One year ago the world was turned upside down, and it wasn’t by the Demogorgons from Stranger Things.  No, on November 8, 2016, Donald...
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Why Our World Needs Superheroes

We asked why the world needs superheroes, you answered. At HeroesCon 2017, we sought out to interview as many cosplayers as possible on why the...