Joseph Campbell Foundation Popular Culture

A Quick Look

This video by Ministry Of Cinema, a YouTube channel that creates video essays on important figures, highlights Campbell’s teachings and its connections to cinema and storytelling as a whole. It seems as new forms of...

Moyers and Campbell

Recordings and TRANSCRIPTS of The Power of Myth, conducted by Bill Moyers and featuring Joseph Campbell, all recorded at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch for PBS. Read the article published by Moyers & Company, which...

Being A Hero

In this wonderful read, Canadian Olympic athlete Clara Hughes explains why The Hero With A Thousand Faces was the book to help her through lonely years and personal struggle. CBC Books’s article shows that Mythology can...

Tiger Woods, the Myth

Max Adler writes for Golf Digest about Tiger Wood’s journey, from his rise to fame to his divorce, multiple scandals and a possible full-circle return. Following Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey structure, Adler analyses...

Brendan Gill on Campbell

Joan Konner, Huston Smith, Roy Finch, Carol Wallace Orr and Roberta H. Markman write for the website NY Books about Brendan Gill’s thoughts on Joseph Campbell. Put in question is one of Joseph Campbell’s most...

Lara Croft – New and Improved

Robert Ito writes for The New York Times about the new “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” movie. Geneva Robertson-Dworet, co-writer, speaks on the choices made to transform  Croft into a more current and feminist character....

Julian Forrest and his Hallucinatory Paradise

Stephan Boissonnault writes for Vue Weekly about magical realism painter Julian Forrest. The artist speaks on his creative process, which includes studying historical public collections, other various visual artists and, of course, Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s...

Heroic Men – The Path to Non-Toxic Masculinity

Anthony Simeone writes for the Good Men Project about toxic masculinity, and how Joseph Campbell’s teachings can help cure it. Simeone explains how children’s upbringing and societal demands on young men can create toxic people....

Blake Berglund: Archetypes in Country Music

Blake Berglund, country singer/songwriter, released “Realms”, a Joseph Campbell influenced album, in 2017 but articles about him haven’t stopped popping up! Berglund believes in his audience’s intelligence, and isn’t willing to leave his Campbell...

Sylvester Stallone and the Galaxy

Samuel Brace writes for the website Flickering Myth about Sylvester Stallone and his role on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. Influenced by Joseph Campbell’s A Hero With a Thousand Faces, Stallone speaks on different...

Black Panther: Hero and Science

In this article for Southern California Public Radio, Adam Frank talks about the film “Black Panther”, and the often found pairing of Heroes and technology. According to Joseph Campbell, a Hero may often possess a...

Ray Dalio – Sharing His Ultimate Boon

Ray Dalio is the founder, chairman and co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates LP, the world’s largest hedge fund and the fifth most important private company in America. His recently released new book, “Principles: Life and Work”, is already...