Category Archives: Recovery and Rehabilitation

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

The Arkham Sessions, Ep. 75: “Catwalk”

In our 75th episode, we revisit some of our favorite heroes and villains with our analysis of “Catwalk,” which features the return of Selina Kyle AKA Catwoman. She’s struggling to… Read the Rest »