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Hannibal has returned

Here is the trailer for the new series of Hannibal. I have to say that I feel that the last season got a little caught up in the ‘artsy-ness’ however it was still brilliant. I also feel that this is an incredible series which brings to life the back story of Hannibal. From the films,… Read more »

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New season of Silicon Valley coming this week!

So there is a lot of attention focussed on the new season of Game of Thrones starting this weekend (and rightly so), however don’t forget that the new season of Silicon Valley is also kicking off as well this coming weekend. It is a seriously funny look at the like behind the apps and technology… Read more »

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Psychology of Game of Thrones News

To coincide with the new series of Game of Thrones, there will be a new e-book being released with all the current analyses in further depth in addition to new characters and scenarios. The e-book will be released on Amazon for Kindle and through a few other sellers for other e-book formats. Joffrey, Arya, Cersei… Read more »

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The Psychology of Homeland

For all the media attention that mental health gets, it is unfortunately those who are the worst who get any attention at all, the incarcerated, the suicides, the police shootings, and the chronically unwell have a disproportionate representation in the media. We talk forever about the perils of mental health and that we need to… Read more »

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Forever Alone – The Ballad of Jorah Mormont

OK, so to get it straight, these posts are based on the TV series of Game of Thrones and not the books. Why? For a few reasons. Firstly, I feel like the TV series is more accessible to more people, whether it is a time thing, or not a fondness for reading too much, whatever… Read more »

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Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful, a show that I only accidentally stumbled across, is a period drama about a group of supernatural investigators who are on the trail of one of the parties’ daughter who has been kidnapped by an unknown supernatural force. The series seamlessly melds several stories from UK based horror stories from the 1800’s. There… Read more »

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Psychology of Westeros

This article focusses on the Psychology of Westeros as seen through the Game of Thrones series of posts, which look at the psychological characteristics of some of the main players in the game, and acts as a bit of a recap of the posts and further information about upcoming posts. Remember also that this is… Read more »

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The Mountain and The Red Viper – Psychology of Fighting

So it has been aired now, the fight between the Mountain and the Red Viper and the outcome is now known to all. The Mountain has taken the fight, although seemingly grievously wounded, against the Red Viper – seemingly sending Tyrion to his death. But knowing GoT anything could happen from here. In saying this,… Read more »

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The Mountain and The Hound

OK kiddies, if you have stumbled across this page looking a Disney classic, you are going to be very disappointed, this is not a story of star crossed puppies, unless of course one of those puppies seared the face of it’s brother on a fire, then this is the story that you are looking for…. Read more »

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The making of a sociopath – Jeff Lindsay on writing Dexter

I recently had the privilege of being able to ask some questions of the creator of Dexter Morgan, Jeff Lindsay, about the process and experience of writing a character like Dexter (now up to 7 books and the TV series.)  I wanted to write on Dexter as he is a strong character who has held his own… Read more »