Sunday, February 5, 2023
The recent suicide of Chris Cornell has brought attention to suicide amongst middle-aged men. Listen in as Dave, Frank and Jonathan discuss celebrity suicides, the issue of creativity in mental health and whether or not any particular celebrity death has hit them hard. Then, stick around for the pop culture summer quiz-- all of that on this week's episode of the Shrink...
Imagine: an unknown serial killer finally serving justice... with the click of a button. While it may seem impossible, the recent findings of the Golden State Killer case prove the possibility. These findings inspired today's discussion on the power of genealogy websites. Genealogy websites such as 23 & Me and Ancestry.com have become a hot topic the last few years, with many...
What John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch Highlights about Childhood Anxiety John Mulaney is a quirky comedian, so it's no surprise that John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch is just as eclectic. While the Netflix special felt odd at times, it did highlight numerous psychological concepts that we wanted to explore. In today's episode of the Shrink Tank Podcast, our...
Analyzing 'Watchmen': Reverse Racism, Reparations, and Morality Watchmen is an American superhero drama television series, which serves as a continuation of the 1987 DC Comics limited series of the same name created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. The HBO drama is set in an alternate reality where white supremacist group, the Seventh Kavalry, has appropriated Rorschach's writings and masked image...

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Shrink Tank Podcast Video may have killed the radio star, but have youtube and social media rendered the olden days of music video viewing obsolete? MTV continues to host the annual Video Music Awards, despite the channels digression from music to more of a reality TV focus.  Are viewers tuning in to see their favorite videos being recognized or for...
HBO's hit Westworld is returning for season two and our Shrinks are ready for it. Today's episode covers hopes for the season, discussions on advancing technology, consciousness, morality, and the influence of affluence. Westworld showcases an adult amusement park where rich vacationers can act out any illicit fantasy they see fit through artificial consciousness. When people have such wealth and...
The regular crew, Dave Verhaagen, Frank Gaskill, Jonathan Hetterly, and Rachel Kitson, talk about television reboots and family dynamics in pop culture. Check it out on iTunes or Listen below now! Or listen here!  
The recent controversy over Kathy Griffin's shocking Trump-themed photoshoot has shed light on an important topic: how comedians communicate and reflect on controversy in the media.   Listen in on this week's Shrink Tank podcast as Dave, Frank, and Jonathan discuss this scandal as well as similar cases of comedians taking the punchline too far.     Want more podcasts? Check out our last episode here.
Shrink Tank Podcast Dave Verhaagen, Frank Gaskill, Rachel Kitson, and Jonathan Hetterly talk about why creepy people seem so creepy. They delve deep into the Donald Trump Phenomenon, and supply their weekly Doctor's Orders. Check it out on iTunes or Listen below now! Or listen here!
Stephen King is one of America’s most prolific writers.  He has experienced both commercial and critical success with his novels and film adaptations.  King’s work and his personal life are both rich in psychological themes.   Listen in as Dave, Frank, Emma Kate, and Jonathan explore the life and work of Stephen King.  

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