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 Disco Tracks

What is your favorite disco song? With so many amazing hits, it’s difficult to pick just one! 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 mind-blowing disco tracks. Vote for your favorite below! Disco is an infectious musical style and a staple of…

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 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…

Mind-Blowing Song Bridges

Whether instrumental or changing tempo, song bridges are incredibly important. What’s a song bridge? A song bridge usually comes later on in the song, and it serves as a way to connect and “bridge” the majority of the song to the ending. This typically kicks the song into high gear for the finish line, serving…

Cliff Hangers

Blew My Mind is the podcast for Shrink Tank contributors to discuss their personal, mind-blowing experiences with pop culture. Listen in as host Craig Pohlman and guests Jonathan Anslow and Juliet Kuehnle talk about TV cliffhangers that blew their minds.  You’ll even hear several audio clips from their selections (The Walking Dead, The Sopranos, and…