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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 89: “Suicide Squad”

In this special episode of The Arkham Sessions, we give our psychology-focused review of the 2016 film, Suicide Squad, offering up our thoughts about Jared Leto’s Joker, Margot Robbie’s Harley… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 88: “The Killing Joke”

How could we not analyze the most controversial and divisive Batman story ever written?! Love it or hate it, The Killing Joke is one of the most influential and consequential books… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 87: “Batgirl Returns”

We’ve arrived at the end of the original run of Batman: The Animated Series and covered the final produced episode, “Batgirl Returns!” In this episode, Batman steps out of the… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 86: “Deep Freeze”

In this episode, we revisit the “cold-hearted” scientist-turned-villain, Mr. Freeze.  Since the presumed death of his wife, Nora, Victor Fries has lived a tortured life in seclusion, numb to the… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 85: “Make ‘Em Laugh”

This week, we learn that Batman doesn’t have much of a sense of humor.  OK, we sort of already knew about that. But for the first time, we’re introduced to… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 84: Lock-Up

This week, we catch up with a new villain in Gotham City! Arkham Asylum’s chief security guard Lyle Bolton accuses groups such as the media, police department, and Gotham City… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 83: “Harley’s Holiday”

One of the most requested episodes has finally arrived! When Harley Quinn is deemed “mentally safe and sound” by psychiatrists at Arkham Asylum, she is released into the public. Though… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 82: “Second Chance”

When his doctors have deemed him psychologically healthy, Harvey Dent is scheduled for reconstructive surgery to correct his “bad side,” the last remnant of his alter-ego, Two-Face. According to his… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 81: “Riddler’s Reform”

To Batman’s surprise, The Riddler has been released from Arkham Asylum for “good behavior.” In an even more head-scratching move, The Riddler decides to launch a lucrative toy line, selling… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 80: “Showdown”

What can 50 years of punishment do to the human mind? Psychological experiments as well as real-life harrowing stories of captivity reveal that social isolation and sensory deprivation can have… Read the Rest »