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The Heroine as the Modern Goddess

Princess Weekes recently published an article for The Mary Sue about a Feminist Film Event that centered around the development and growth of our female heroines and villains and how their presence impacts our personal,...

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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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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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Profile: George Lucas

PBS SoCal published a profile on George Lucas, writer and director of the Star Wars Saga. Amongst his many influences is the mythologist Joseph Campbell. His work, including the books The Hero of a...

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A Very Mythical New Hero

Tim Midura interviews comics and TV writer Joe Casey for the website The Outhousers. Midura asks Casey about his new story, MCMLXXV, a genre-blender set in New York City featuring Pamela Evans as the Hero....

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Dan Harmon and Joseph Campbell

Dan Harmon is an American writer, show-runner, actor and voice-actor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is mostly known for his two highly successful shows, the NBC sitcom Community and the Adult Swim animated series Rick and...

Void Trip – The Hero’s Journey and Metafiction

Ashley Wertz writes for ComicsVerse about the comic book Void Trip. Using Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey and wisely crafted elements of metafiction, authors Ryan O’Sullivan and Plaid Klaus created an inventive five-issue science fiction...

Joseph Campbell and The Grateful Dead

Bob Weir and Mickey Hart, both members of the band The Grateful Dead, were Campbell’s fans first, and invited him for dinner. After that, it didn’t take long for the mythologist to attend a...

Hero In A Box

When Joseph Campbell first envisioned the Hero’s Journey, it was as the result of wide and deep research on myths from all over the globe. Every steps and archetypes were packed with meaning and...

Chasing Happy

Founder of Happiness International, Kenneth Benjamin encourages you to find your bliss and gather the courage to follow it! Joseph Campbell never claimed to have the key to happiness, but he sure knew a...