Guest Post: Dr. Joanna Gardner on “Ted Lasso”

Joanna Gardner has written an excellent blogpost on “Ted Lasso and Greek Myth: Your Field Guide to the Deities.” Not only does she show how the show is founded on Greek mythology (Rebecca is Hera, Rupert is Zeus, Keeley is Aphrodite, Roy is Ares, and Ted is Hermes), but also argues that the show offers us a re-imagining of the “toxic divinity” of Greek mythology by dethroning Zeus and putting the goddess in charge. Read it here.