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Entering the Cave of the Unknown

Author, Leia Marie Faith, of the Pueblo Chieftain, writes on stepping out of comfort zones and stepping into the cave of the unknown — a journey taking us within to seek the hidden treasures...

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AQUAMAN’s Hero’s Journey

Revenge of the Fans covered the building hype around the AQUAMAN film and the weight that director James Wan placed on the protagonist having his own Hero’s Journey. DC Entertainment has been making headway...

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Inner Work of Warless Warriors

Author Meaghan Mobbs of “Psychology Today”, writes on the topic of American soldiers’ desire for a “baptism by fire.” She points out, “Those who join hoping for ‘baptism by fire’ but who never experience...

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Eminem Through The Hero’s Journey

Paul Taylor writes a series of articles for the website LemonWire, analyzing the life of rapper Eminem, also known as Marshall Mathers, through the lens of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey. According to these articles, Eminem’s...

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Heroes Make Mistakes Too

Brandon Davis writes for the website Comic Book about the Marvel superhero Thor and his flawed journey. This article (which contains spoilers on the movie Avengers: Infinity War), explains how the God of Thunder...

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A Hero’s Journey Through Depression

Leah Schnelbach writes for the website Tor about the heroic journey in Ursula Le Guin’s book, The Farthest Shore. According to Schnelbach, Le Guin’s book talks about depression in a true and reassuring way, engaging the...

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The Journey of the Entrepreneur

Aytekin Tank writes for Tech In Asia about start-ups, and how their stories also follow the Hero’s Journey. Tank evokes Joseph Campbell’s teaching and lays out a condensed version of the Hero’s Journey to explain...

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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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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...