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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Jean Campbell Shares Some Wisdom

Fred Topel writes for the website Slash Film about the 1988 film Willow and how Joseph Campbell’s wife inspired one of the film’s iconic lines! Director Ron Howard tells that screenwriter Bob Dolman and him...

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Richard Stromer – A Lecture on Campbell

Gloria Merrill writes for El Cerrito Patch about Richard Stromer, student of mythology with a doctorate in Mythological Studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Dr. Stromer is a longtime enthusiast of Joseph Campbell and his work, and gave...

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Heroines Today, a Mythical Discussion

Princess Weekes writes for The Mary Sue about the 2018 Feminist Mash Up, an event about the feminine in comics and super-hero movies. Weekes promotes the night of movie-watching and theory-discussing with enthusiasm, comparing it...

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The Journey to Self-Discovery

S. E. Williams writes about Dr. Queen Shamala Sykes and her new book, Blackbutterfly Soul Song. Williams praises Queen Shamala’s book, which delves deep into her journey through searching the meaning of life. The book culminates...

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Luke, a Modern Odysseus

Steve Persall writes for the Center for Story and Symbol about the Star Wars saga and Luke Skywalker, a mythical character that resonates with us all. Not long before the premiere of Star Wars Episode 1: The...

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A Mythical Saga

Colin Marshall writes for Open Culture about the Star Wars saga, its’ critics and the importance of the mythic journey. The article explain that though some may say that the films fall into cliches...

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Forget Fear, Find Bliss

The etherial website Faena Aleph published an article about Joseph Campbell and how to Follow Your Bliss. According to the text, Campbell would always advice his students to cling onto whatever made them happy,...

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Rituals and Influences

Josh Jones writes for Open Culture about Joseph Campbell and adult initiation rituals. Jones explains just how influential Campbell was in the creation of important pop culture elements, such as the world-wide phenomenon, the...

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Reading Like A Pro

Charles Chu writes for The Polymath Project at Medium Corporations about Joseph Campbell and his reading routine. Chu goes over Campbell daily schedule in great detail, explains how the mythologist was able to read and...