Category: Blog Post

Wanderlust: Adventure Calling

The Island Now published a lovely article by Dr. Tom Ferraro on importance of traveling, and all the adventures that may arise from taking that initial step. A letter in the mail. A friendly invitation....

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Stallone: “A Myth for Each Generation”

According to Sylvester Stallone, each generation must discover itself through storytelling. Campbell was a large influence not only in this idea, but also in his reasoning for joining Guardians of the Galaxy 2. “Early...

Creating the Star Wars Mythos

In this piece, Indie Film Hustle elaborates more on the influence Campbell played in the creation of the Star Wars mythos. If not for Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, the world would likely have missed...

The Hero’s Journey of Career

CNN recently published an article on how we often find ourselves feeling stagnate in our careers, ready for something new to happen. Whether it’s the increased desire for a promotion, or the calling to...

New Hope For New Stories

Alexandra Petri, a Star Wars enthusiast and blogger for The Washington Post, wonders if the new franchise stories will only be modern adaptations of previous films, or stories in their own right. It is...

Stressing Out

Joe Heim writes for The Washington Post about retired professor Stanley Abbott, who presents an interesting approach to deal with stress and cancel out its negative side effects. Much like the Hero’s Journey, life has...

Bill Moyers on Politics and Journalism

Bill Moyers on Politics and Journalism

On Truth Out, producer of the “The Power Of Myth” series, Bill Moyers writes about American politics, language corrosion and the need for young people to know their past and history, as well as...

Following the Myth

Tim Suttle writes an article on Patheos dedicated to all who anxiously await the arrival of the new Star Wars movie. Doubts and fears about where director J.J. Abrams will take the saga can be a...

Science Fiction and the Mono-Myth

Salon‘s highly analytical article by John Higgs explores the changes that the Star Wars saga and the Mono-myth story structure had in Hollywood and in Storytelling. In today’s film world, Science Fiction is considered...

All The Trials Ahead

In this informal and fun interview for The Huffington Post, “Eat, Pray, Love” ‘s author Elizabeth Gilbert, talks about the Road Of Trials that everyone must face while searching for their true purpose. Using Joseph Campbell’s...