Joseph Campbell in 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...

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Viola Davis Cites Campbell in Oprah Interview

Legendary actor Viola Davis cites Joseph Campbell and his book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, as being instrumental to her journey in an interview with Oprah Winfrey for a Netflix special titled Oprah...

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RuPaul Talks Joseph Campbell on Jimmy Kimmel Show

Entertainer RuPaul brought up Joseph Campbell and his seminal work, The Hero With a Thousand Faces, while discussing differences between Superman, Wonder Woman, and Spider-Man on the Jimmy Kimmel show. To watch the video...

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Campbell Cited in Psychiatric Times

In an article for the Psychiatric Times, H. Steven Moffic, MD, an award-winning psychiatrist, a prolific writer and speaker, cited Joseph Campbell and the Hero’s Journey as a reference point for navigating the pandemic...

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Taylor Swift and Campbell’s Hero’s Journey

In an article for The Washington Post, Peter Manseau, curator of American religion at the Smithsonian, outlined the journey musician Taylor Swift takes in her 2012 breakup ballad “All Too Well” through the lens...

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Will Smith Credits Joseph Campbell in New Memoir

In his memoir, titled WILL, actor Will Smith credits Joseph Campbell’s work as being key to his career and life. According to an article by Jane Mulkerrins in The Times, Smith “credits his film...