Child Acting Performances

Today’s episode is focused on child acting performances in movies that blew our minds. On this episode, you’ll hear the opinions of co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Craig Pohlman, and Juliet Kuehnle, LPC as they discuss their top picks for child-acting performances. It’s amazing how despite their lack of experience, children can achieve a particular level of artistry when they’re portraying…

‘Waitress’ is a Movie/Musical Sensation

Today’s episode is focused on the hit movie and now Broadway show, Waitress. The movie/musical sensation Waitress follows the main character Jenna, a diner waitress, uses her creative pie-making skills to cope with an unplanned pregnancy. Both the movie and the musical are rich with psychological elements of escapism, conflict-resolution, and growth. Today’s podcast discusses our…

Mind-Blowing Nonfiction Books

Today’s episode is breaking down mind-blowing nonfiction books. When people are asked what their favorite book is, people typically list fiction choices as a response, but what about nonfiction? With a genre that is typically overlooked, it’s important to highlight mind-blowing nonfiction books when you come across them. Today’s podcast features our two co-stars discussing…

Mind-Blowing Albums

Today’s episode is breaking down mind-blowing albums. These days, you can listen to any song you want whenever you want, as long as you have WiFi. The downside to this is we now tend to think of individual songs and playlists instead of albums. Today’s listeners overlook the way albums were meant to be enjoyed…

Mind-Blowing Unsung Movie Performances

Unsung movie performances: We can all think of one.  Whether an actor or actress’ stellar performance is overshadowed by another cast member, or a performance goes unnoticed by the Academy during awards season, it’s frustrating all the same. Today’s podcast highlights some of these unsung movie performances to bring them out of the shadows and…

Mind-Blowing Song Outros

Song outros are an incredibly important part of music, especially since it’s what the listener leaves the song with. After all, they don’t call it the grand finale for nothing! In the spirit of how important song outros are, we’re discussing our favorite “Mind-Blowing Outros.” These mind-blowing song outros nail down the final emotions of…

Flawed Movie Masterpieces

When you’re watching movies, is there a type of scene that plays on your emotions? Whether a character steps up to help or a family dynamic is displayed, everyone has scenes that impact them. In the spirit of these special moments, we’re discussing “Flawed Movie Masterpieces.” These mind-blowing movies showcase these emotional moments that make…

Not-Quite Love Songs

Did you know that, despite scientific evidence, half of the country still believes in love at first sight? In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’re discussing “Not-Quite Love Songs.” These are songs that portray the initial attraction and chemistry between two people. These mind-blowing hits describe that perfect moment when you meet someone and you’re not…

Mind-Blowing Music Videos

Remember when MTV was actually music television? Those were the days. A music video is an art form that can either perfectly anchor or greatly destroy a hit song. In a perfect world, your visual representation of a song is accurately portrayed on video. On this week’s episode of the Blew My Mind Podcast, we’re…

Mind-Blowing #1 Hits

Just because a song reached the #1 spot on the charts doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a good song. So, what does make a good song? For us, it requires pleasing music, awesome lyrics and vocals but most importantly, an emotional connection. Sometimes, however, the planets align and a big hit actually does hit home. On…