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Ep. 185 of War Machine vs. War Horse: Crimson Peak (Rebecca vs. A Good Marriage)

On  this episode we talk about the much anticipated CRIMSON PEAK with our friend Web Bist from the podcast  It’s Terrific   and then we move on to Creepy Marriages with a Third Party by checking out Alfred Hitchcock’s REBECCA and the Stephen King film adaptation of A GOOD MARRIAGE with our friends over at the  Plain Label Podcast , Eric and Rachel. But first,  we are first in line for  the latest socially acceptable chance to stare at Jessica Chastain for two hours.

Episode 77 of Pop Culture Case Study - The Devil's Backbone and Orphaned Children

In this episode, Michael Denniston returns to talk about The Devil's Backbone, just in time for Guillermo del Toro's new masterpiece, Crimson Peak! But first, Dave and Britt talk about many things, including how The Devil's Backbone compares with GDT's other works.  Dave then talks about the effect of being an orphan on mental health.  Enjoy! Adolescent Separation Loss and Separation Suicide Listen! Fangirl Fixation: 0:04:14 Orphaned Children: 0:14:54 The Devil's Backbone with Michael: 0:26:44 Rate and Review on iTunes!

Episode 15 of Pop Culture Case Study - Pan's Labyrinth and Childhood Trauma

In this episode, Dave finally makes his fiancee watch Pan's Labyrinth.  However, instead of just viewing this film as fantasy, he tries to disentangle what is happening to the protagonist in a real sense.  Specifically, he focuses on dissociative disorders as the direct effect of childhood trauma and lack of agency.  Enjoy! Listen!