A Look Back at Pop Culture’s Mind-Blowing Moments

A couple of years ago, Shrink Tank launched this podcast as a forum for its contributors to share personal, mind-blowing pop culture experiences. We’ve had a great run, culminating in this, our 50th episode! As Dr. Seuss once said, “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” In this very episode, we’ll be smiling…

Good at Goodbyes: Pop Culture’s Most Mind-Blowing Farewells

Pop culture has some tremendous goodbye moments. In this episode, we’re discussing the most memorable, mind-blowing, and heartbreaking goodbyes in pop culture. Listen in for the opinions of Blew My Mind co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Craig Pohlman, and Dr. Melissa Miller. Blew My Mind is where Shrink Tank contributors discuss their personal experiences with pop culture. Their last podcast…

‘The Eagles’: The Mind-Blowing Band’s Path to Making History

Recently The Eagles Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) overtook Michael Jackson’s Thriller as the best-selling album of all time. Believe it or not, The Eagles Hotel California is now third on the all-time list. With historic success like that, we had to talk about the mind-blowing band. In this episode, we’re diving into all of our favorite, mind-blowing…

Mind-Blowing Romantic Comedies

What makes a romantic comedy truly mind-blowing? In this episode, we’re talking about romantic comedies. The concept of the light-hearted romantic story has a history much longer than modern film. Several of Shakespeare’s plays are considered romantic comedies, and many books and stories have been written since in the same vein. Our discussion today is centered…

Pentatonix is a Mind-Blowing Display of A Capella

Many argue that Pentatonix has brought the wonderful world of a capella to the forefront of pop culture. After forming in 2011, the widely loved a capella quintet rose to prominence after winning the third season of NBC’s The Sing-Off. Since rising to fame, Pentatonix has racked up three Grammy’s, released several hit albums and earned billions of views…

Hip-Hop’s Matriarch: The Impact of ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’

Lauryn Hill’s impact on music is a true inspiration. Her debut album, Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, solidified her role as the matriarch of hip-hop. Having been a part of the Fugees for years, Lauryn Hill’s decision to start a solo career led to the record-breaking album that we’ll be talking about today. Hill’s romantic relationship with…

Mind-Blowing Political Films to Watch This Election Season

Political films can be entertaining in any season, not just during an election. Political movies can be suspenseful, thrilling, funny, romantic, and they usually make some pretty important observations about our country. On this episode, you’ll hear the top picks political movies that blew our minds. Listen in for the opinions of co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Craig Pohlman, and…

Mind-Blowing Documentaries to Add to Your Must-Watch List

Movies are a centralized part of pop culture, so it’s only fitting that we cover the genre of documentaries. A lot of people avoid documentaries the same way that they avoid non-fiction books—they see them as dry, intellectual, or academic. But, documentaries vary so widely in their subject in tone. On this episode, you’ll hear the top…

Mind-Blowing Family Dynamic in Film

Some of our favorite movies are ones that accurately capture the family dynamic. The family dynamic’s role in movies is often humorous, sometimes dark, and when done right, truly mind-blowing. On this episode, you’ll hear the top picks for family movies that blew our minds. Listen in for the opinions of co-stars and Shrink Tank contributors Dr. Craig Pohlman, and…

Quirky Love Songs

There are a lot of types of songs. You’ve got the break-up song, the party song, the “hear-me-roar” song… The most prevalent of all? The love song. Most love songs are pretty straight-forward expressions of devotion or longing, but some love songs are unique. They craft a message of affection that is surprising and off-beat for…