Thursday, June 20, 2019
Racism in America is a hot button topic, especially in today's political and cultural climate. It's been recently released that hate crimes increased in 2017 by a full 17% in just one year. That's 1,000 more hate crimes per year. Today's episode features special guest and fellow therapist Myque Harris on our panel. Our panel of Shrinks discusses the current state...
Camp Fire is the worst wildfire in modern history. Our panel of Shrinks discusses and unpacks this heavily traumatic experience for all involved. Our panelist, Dr. Emma Kate Wright, discusses her personal experience living through a traumatic apartment fire that destroyed all her belongings. Her personal experience inspires our discussion on living through a life-threatening moment as well as grieving...
Michael B. Jordan is a Hollywood trailblazer. Today's episode discusses the career, talent, and work ethic of Michael B. Jordan. Our panel of Shrinks break down his craft and why they think he's here to stay in Hollywood. Listen in below or anywhere you find podcasts.   " is more committed to the craft of acting than his personal platform."  – Dr. Dave...
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, Queen. The Shrinks discuss ratings of the films, what they wish the film would've showcased and the portrayal of the band mates. Listen in below or anywhere you find podcasts.   "I would've loved to see more of...
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 coming one way or another. In honor of Halloween approaching, our panel of Shrinks is discussing the psychology of fear and how that plays into fearing the apocalypse. Our panel of Shrinks is discussing a cultural...
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 does the endorsement from one of our favorite celebrities work to change our minds? Our panel of Shrinks is discussing whether celebrity endorsements hurt or harm the political sphere, and what this level of influence says...
Stand-up comedy is one of the most beloved forms of entertainment, and it's easy to see why. The culture of comedy reiterates numerous psychological concepts—by reducing the stigma on unconventional subjects, encouraging new perspectives and even showcasing the power of collective experiences. This week our panel of Shrinks will be discussing the evolution of stand-up comedy in our current cultural...
Double standards exist everywhere, especially in pop culture. Today's discussion revolves around some of the examples of this in recent times. Using the recent controversy surrounding Serena Williams as a springboard, our panel discusses the double standards between men and women in pop culture. Our panel of Shrinks are discussing what this says of our culture and how these double standards...
mac-miller-addiction-in-hollywood-demi-lovato-overdose
Addiction in Hollywood is a prominent part of the entertainment industry. In fact, addiction is everywhere. It's uncommon to find someone who doesn't have a connection to addiction, somehow—even if it's with the celebrities that we follow. In this episode, our Shrinks discuss the public displays of drug addiction in Hollywood. From the recent death of Mac Miller, to the overdose of...
Fresh on the heels of Hurricane Florence, our panel of Shrinks are discussing the psychology of natural disasters. In this episode, our Shrinks discuss the public interest of disaster coverage in the media, a voyeuristic nature of watching others, and trauma that ensues after natural disasters.   "Every now and then the world reminds us how miniscule and small we are." –...

MOST POPULAR

HOT NEWS