'Grimm's' Silas Weir Mitchell: 'They haven't built on the drugs, to be perfectly honest'


Zap2it: In the beginning of "Grimm," there were references to drugs helping to control Monroe's werewolf tendencies. What is going on with that?Silas Weir Mitchell: They haven't built on the drugs, to be perfectly honest. In the pilot it was diet, drugs and Pilates. I have my own ideas. There was nothing in the script. I certainly enjoy a nice glass of wine.Zap2it: Can you talk a little about your Ivy League education, the degree from Brown and what you studied?Silas Weir Mitchell: The comparative religion part of the B.A. is you take a bunch of comparative courses, and I wound up focusing more on East/West dialectic, Freudian versus Jungian, Freud being more Western, and mythology versus science.Zap2it: Which philosophers did you read the most?Silas Weir Mitchell: Kierkegaard and Sartre and Nietzsche were the guys I studied. I took a bunch of philosophy classes. Kierkegaard was right on the cusp of the religious-minded thinkers, considering...



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