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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 36: “Night of the Ninja”

A string of robberies seems pretty mundane for Gotham City until it’s revealed that the criminal in question is a ninja. That’s right: Ninja. Bruce Wayne is immediately troubled with… Read the Rest »

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Stories of Suicide: Myths, Risks, and Help-Seeking in the Creative Community

September 8 – 14 is National Suicide Prevention Week, an annual campaign sponsored by the American Association of Suicidology that recognizes suicide as a major public health concern and promotes the message that… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 35: “The Laughing Fish”

When Gotham Bay is plagued by a mysterious toxin, boatloads of fish are turning up with a grotesque disfigurement: The trademarked Joker perma-smile. Batman–working alone again– is energized to be… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 34: “Robin’s Reckoning, Part 2″

This installment of The Arkham Sessions covers the final acts of the highly-acclaimed 2-part episode of Batman: The Animated Series, which explores the story of how Dick Grayson becomes Batman’s sidekick. As we learned… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 33: “Robin’s Reckoning, Part 1″

This week, we discuss the highly acclaimed, Emmy-winning episode of Batman: The Animated Series, “Robin’s Reckoning.” We cover Part 1, in which we’re shown Robin’s origin story. We discover who killed Robin’s family… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 32: “The Cape and Cowl Conspiracy”

Based on the 1975 Detective Comics story “The Cape and Cowl Death Trap” by Elliot S. Maggin, this episode of Batman: The Animated Series features a relatively unknown crook by… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 31: “Batman: Assault on Arkham” (2014)

Our show is dedicated to the psychology of Batman, so it seems almost like an ethical duty to cover a movie about Arkham Asylum, Gotham’s mental health facility for the “criminally insane.”… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 30: “Perchance to Dream”

What if you woke up one day and your life was completely different? What if all the things you wished for were suddenly a reality–you have the job you always… Read the Rest »

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We Are Groot: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Celebrates Heroes With Real Psychological Deficits

  Leagues and legions of superheroes are usually effective as a direct result of the union of each member’s unique abilities, whether they include super-human strength, lightning-speed, telepathy, or other powers that… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 29: “Eternal Youth”

When Alfred suddenly begins to “redecorate” the Batcave with colorful potted plants, Batman knows that something is awry. Nothing bothers Batman more than having to co-exist with other organic life… Read the Rest »