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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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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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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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Products for your inner geek

I thought I would take a but of a break from the regular posts and put up something completely different today (hey, it’s the weekend). I am a geek by heart (if doing psychological analysis of fictional characters didn’t tell you this already…) and every so often there is an awesome product that I come… 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 »

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Why do people watch reality TV?

I have said it before (and I’ll probably say it again) but I find reality tv annoying. I find it contrived and the amount of ‘drama’ which occurs in this augmented reality is far more than what we see in everyday ‘real’ life.  The strange thing is that what is termed to be ‘reality’ is actually… Read more »

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Reeking of Stockholm

The fourth in a series on the Psychology of Game of Thrones brings us to the character of Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen). Remember to read the disclaimer on this site and also remember that this series focusses on the current television series (Season 4) and as a result contains SPOILERS! With that out of the… Read more »