The Star Wars film franchise has shown
audiences the transformation of passionate, fiery Anakin Skywalker
into evil, heartless Darth Vader. In this episode, I analyze Vader
from political, philosophical, and psychological
About the Podcast
In Villains 101, Dr. Erica McCrystal welcomes you to an audio lecture hall where you will discover the history behind some of the greatest villains of literature and media. Dr. McCrystal discusses different critical perspectives and interpretations of a new villain in each episode. She also looks at the ways in which the villain has been adapted, as each adaptation helps build a better understanding of the character.