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Now displaying: January, 2015
Jan 31, 2015

In this episode, Dave talks about the best Dracula film to date, Bram Stoker’s Dracula.  In connection to this, he talks about Thanatos, better known now as death anxiety.  Is death anxiety the reason for vampire stories?  Find out!  Britt is finally back to wax poetic about this movie in Fangirl Fixation.   Listen!

Jan 24, 2015

In this episode, Dave continues his trek into the mind of Neil Gaiman via The Sandman.  This time he discusses Volumes 5 and 6.  He also discusses the major psychological theme of Identity as well.  There is no Fangirl Fixation this week, but keep an eye out for a “minisode!”   Listen!

Jan 17, 2015

In this episode, things get a little dark.  Dave discusses the seemingly throwaway action movie Taken, but digs a little deeper.  Human trafficking is explained, described, and discussed from a psychological perspective.  On lighter notes, Britt fixates on Liam Neeson.  Also included, the Top 5 Liam Neeson movies!   Listen!

Jan 10, 2015

In this episode, Dave continues his exploration and discussion of Neil Gaiman’s seminal work in comics, The Sandman.  While discussing Dream’s literal descent into hell, he also researches and shares information about responsibility, including moral responsibility, social responsibility, and what happens when we don’t take responsibility.  He also discusses the differences between Dream, Death, and […]

Jan 3, 2015

In this episode, Dave discusses a modern classic, Groundhog Day.  Amidst a bevy of choices for psychological themes, the audience chose the theme of redemption.  Dave discusses the definition of redemption from a number of perspectives; theological, psychological, and justice.  Britt fangirls over a small rodent and we talk about the best Bill Murray movies […]

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