Originality in storytelling

Released Sunday, 17th February 2019
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What is originality? Why do storytellers pursue it? Was Avatar really just Pocahontas in Space? Was A.I. just Pinocchio in the future? Was The Shawshank Redemption really about Jesus? Can we go one episode without mentioning Tolkien, Brandon Sanderson or The Hunger Games? Why are there so many werebear romance novels? When will we stop asking questions?

Find out in this completely original new episode, not based on anything and utterly copyrighted by us.

Mentioned in this episode:

  • Avatar

  • PocahontasFerngully

  • Dances With Wolves

  • The Last Samurai

  • Dune

  • A.I.

  • Star Wars

  • The Hunger Games

  • Fantastic Beasts

  • Ulysses

  • E.T.

  • The Shawshank Redemption

  • Up

  • Jumanji

  • Zathura

  • Jurassic Park

  • The Twilight Zone

  • Shadowlands

  • The X-Files

  • Cowboys v. Aliens

  • The Sword of Truth

  • Game of Thrones

  • Nobody's Boy

  • Witch Hunter

  • Solomon Kane

  • The Will of the Woods

  • The Village

  • The Dark Crystal

  • The Neverending Story

  • Legend

People mentioned in this episode:

  • James Cameron

  • James Horner

  • George Lucas

  • Suzanne Collins

  • Brandon Sanderson

  • James Joyce

  • Jack Ward

  • Terry Goodkind

  • George R.R. Martin

  • Hector Malot

  • Robert E. Howard

  • Alan Lee

  • Brian Froud

  • Don Bluth

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1h 7m 10s

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