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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 60: “The Demon’s Quest, Part 1″

It’s our first real look at the mysterious villain, Ra’s al Ghul, AKA “The Demon’s Head!” This quintessential member of Batman’s Rogues really gets to shine in “The Demon’s Quest,… Read the Rest »

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The Psychology of Inside Out: A Beautiful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out is a film that shows us how an ordinary event in life can take us through a remarkable emotional journey within ourselves. Frankly, Inside Out may… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 59: “Blind as a Bat”

Due to a catastrophic explosion at WayneTech Industries, Bruce Wayne is injured and suffers corneal flash burns. The bad news: He’s temporarily blind! Against Dr.’s orders, he suits up as… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 58: “Shadow of the Bat”

It’s the very first appearance of Batgirl in the Animated Series! We’re excited to discuss Barbara Gordon’s superhero origin story and her introduction into the Bat-family! In this 2-part episode,… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 57: “Harley and Ivy”

Why do we stay with people who hurt us? Why are so-called “toxic” relationships sometimes the hardest ones to leave? And what can we do when those relationships become too… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 56: “The Mechanic”

The brutal bird is back! This week, we revisit the psychology of The Penguin in our review of “The Mechanic,” another exciting episode from the original Batman: The Animated Series. … Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 55: “Zatanna”

How did Batman learn that vanishing trick in which he seems to disappear into thin air (usually in mid-conversation)? He could have learned this technique from Zatara, an extraordinary, esteemed… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 54: “Paging the Crime Doctor”

Yes – there is a crime doc in Gotham City. He’s Dr. Matthew Thorne, a brilliant surgeon who operates on the thugs and thieves who don’t dare hobble into a regular… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 53: “Mudslide”

The last time we discussed Clayface, we compared his dependency on “Renuyu” –the substance he uses to transform his flesh– to an addiction.  Much like untreated substance use disorders, Clayface’s condition has worsened… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 52: “The Man Who Killed Batman”

What would Gotham City really be like without the Batman? We’ve all thought about it at some point, but in this classic episode from Batman: The Animated Series, the city gets… Read the Rest »