Category Archives: Joker

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 »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 72: “Harlequinade”

Harley Quinn is predicted to be the number 1 Halloween costume in the U.S. this week, and it is without a doubt she’s one of the most intriguing characters in… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 68: “Trial”

Once again, Batman finds himself in a straight jacket!  He’s been captured by the super-villains of Gotham City and taken into Arkham Asylum, the facility for the “criminally insane.”  And… Read the Rest »

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 »

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 »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 47: “Mask of the Phantasm”

Happy New Year! It also happens to be the 1-year anniversary of this podcast, The Arkham Sessions, a show dedicated to the psychology of Batman: The Animated Series! On rare… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 46: “Almost Got ‘Im”

What happens when some of the most violent villains in Gotham get together in the same room? They compare stories of how they almost took down the Caped Crusader, of… Read the Rest »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 41: “Joker’s Wild” — LIVE EPISODE!

For the first time ever, Arkham Sessions hosts Dr. Andrea Letamendi and Brian Ward take their show about Batman and Psychology to a convention: San Diego Comic Fest!  The live… Read the Rest »

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 »

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 »