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The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #96: “Double Talk”

The Arkham Sessions is back with another exciting look at the Psychology of Batman! Arnold Wesker, AKA the Batman villain known as The Ventriloquist, is released from inpatient care after a… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #95: “Cold Comfort”

In Mr. Freeze’s final appearance in Batman: The Animated Series / The New Batman Adventures, we’re exposed to a whole new level of bone-chilling terror. Although his beloved wife has been revived,… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #93: “Holiday Knights”

It is a new beginning! But what has changed? We’re reintroduced to some old Bat-friends and Rogues, as we begin our analysis of THE NEW BATMAN ADVENTURES–an animated television series… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions Podcast, Episode #92: “Subzero”

The dynamic duo is back! And we’re bringing the long-awaited episode, “SubZero,” with us! SubZero is a straight-to-video Batman animated film released in the late 90’s. The plot is fairly… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 91: “Live! The Psychology of Harley Quinn with Jimmy Palmiotti”

Harley Quinn has evolved from The Joker’s sidekick to a kick-butt protag with agency, tenacity and personality that leaps off the pages of comics.  For this special edition of our… Read the Rest »

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The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 90: “Batman Day”

As many of you know, I have a special ‘bond’ with Batman, and it all began with Batman: The Animated Series! Now, as a psychologist, I often turn to comic… 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. 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. 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 »