Now displaying: October, 2014
Oct 25, 2014
In this episode, Pop Culture Case Study hits another first! This time, Dave interviews Chris Vanderkaay, one author of The Anatomy of Fear. More specifically, he discusses A Nightmare on Elm Street and what we enjoy about horror movies. Also included: Fangirl Fixation on Wes Craven and the Top 5 Horror Movies Listen!
Oct 18, 2014
In this episode, Dave continues the spooky trend of the month with the horror/comedy movie, The Cabin in The Woods. To tie this to psychology, he examines the use of Jungian archetypes both in psychology and popular culture. Additionally, he discusses the amazing Joss Whedon with Britt as they both give their personal Top 5 […]
Oct 11, 2014
In this episode, Dave looks at a classic comedy from Mel Brooks, Young Frankenstein. Additionally, Fangirl Fixation zeroes in on the comedic genius that is Madeline Kahn. Finally, Dave decides if Frederick Frankenstein is diagnosable. There is also a Top 5 List of the best Mel Brooks films featured! Listen!
Oct 4, 2014
In this episode, Dave discusses the light topic of kids recovering from the death of close relatives. To do this, he takes a look at the psychological literature surrounding bereavement and adjustment. In celebration of watching The Boxtrolls, he watched Laika’s last movie, ParaNorman. This week, there is an unlikely recipient of the Fangirl Fixation […]