Sunday, August 14, 2022
M. Night Shyamalan’s new film, Split, hits theaters this Friday. The film centers around Kevin, a young man with 23 different personalities. But some folks are objecting to the use of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) in a film involving the kidnapping of young women. How should mental health professionals feel about the film? Listen in as the...
HBO’s new Sci-fi western, Westworld, has taken television by storm.   Viewers are taken into a world where it can be difficult to separate fantasy from reality. But what are the larger themes lurking beneath the surface? And if given the opportunity, would you choose to be a villain or hero in Westworld? Listen in as Dave, Frank, Emma Kate, and Jonathan...
Everybody needs to vent, even Shrinks. We're using today's episode to let our Shrinks talk about what really gets under their skin. Today's podcast episode is centered around our panelists 'pop culture pet peeves.'   From the overused 'Damsel in Distress' trope in movies to certain pop culture figures like Sigourney Weaver, our panelists discuss their wide-variety of both generalized and pop...
"All the Money in the World," is Ridley Scott’s true-life kidnap drama revolving around the incredibly wealthy US oil tycoon, John Paul Getty, who is caught negotiating with criminals after his grandson is kidnapped. The film caused a lot of buzz with the sudden re-casting of John Paul Getty, formerly played by Kevin Spacey. After director Scott heard of the sexual assault accusations made...
Throughout this episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast, our team of Shrinks discusses Lady Gaga's upcoming Netflix documentary titled "Gaga: Five Foot Two." Stefani Germanotta, most commonly known as Lady Gaga, is a truly fascinating person. While most people would commonly associate the entertainer with crazy outfits (Meat Dress, this podcast is for you) and complex performances, few know that...
The Disaster Artist is a film based on the book by Greg Sestero,  starring brother duo James Franco and Dave Franco. This story tells the tale of the making of the infamous film, The Room. Today's podcast highlights the panels expectations and hopes for The Disaster Artist but also inspires a conversation about our favorite pop culture guilty pleasures. We divulge our favorite...
The season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones has been a greatly anticipated return among our panel of Shrinks. Throughout this episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast, our team of Shrinks discusses the psychology behind the HBO smash hit.     Shrink Tank is no stranger to Game of Thrones. Whether you're an avid fan, a bandwagon watcher or never got into...
Asian
Doctor Strange, Iron Fist, and Ghost in the Shell are recent examples of Hollywood’s complicated relationship with Asian pop culture. Controversies have surrounded each project for whitewashing characters, erasing Asian characters and replacing them with Caucasian actors, or falling victim to the tried-and-true trope of white savior storyline.     Listen in as Jonathan, Dave, Frank, and Emma Kate explore Hollywood’s troubled...
The year 2016 will be long remembered for the highs and lows in pop culture, entertainment, and politics.  But what lies ahead for the upcoming year?  Listen in as Dave, Frank, Emma Kate, and Jonathan make some bold predictions for the year 2017. Check it out on iTunes or Listen below now!
mental health
It is becoming more common to hear celebrities discuss their personal struggles with mental illness.  From Prince Harry to Emma Stone, celebrities are using the fame to help destigmatize mental illness. Listen to Dave, Frank, Emma Kate, and Jonathan discuss the impact of celebrities speaking up and speaking out on behalf of mental health awareness.  

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