Category: Blog Post

Earth is in the Heavens

The National Catholic Review offers gives a religious spin to Campbell’s interest in the pivotal moment when humanity first entered space. Campbell argued that it was at this moment we entered an age of...

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Life is an Endless Learning Experience

Colin Covert writes for the Star Tribune about Michael Bay’s Benghazi film, 13 hours. A quote from Campbell’s The Power of Myth found its way into the film. The majority of the movie consists of combat and...

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The Path is Never Clear

Kevin Ritchie writes about Mark Burnett, and the producer of shows like The Apprentice, and Survivor, used a Campbell quote to help bring him through a pitch with Donald Trump. He explains in an...

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Mythology and the Psyche

Mark Morford writes for the SF Gate about Joseph Campbell’s work and how mythology is not intended to be taken as fact, but to represent an inward experience. In other words, all of the...

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The Force of Myth

Bill Moyers conducted a series on Joseph Campbell and the Power of Myth. Their work together is still relevant today. Watch Moyers and Campbell discuss Star Wars, the force, and the modern myth.

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Viola Davis is a Campbell Fan

Viola Davis, in an interview with the Star Tribune, discusses her struggles, and how Campbell played a role in her life. She makes a point of Campbell’s thoughts on ritual, and the significance it plays...

Forward and Onwards

This blog post written by Keith Barber for Yes! Weekly explores a man’s journey from a tragic break-up to finding his bliss, while always leaning on Campbell’s work for inspiration and motivation. Learn more about...

Towards The Light

The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink‘s star Molly Ringwald writes for The New York Times about her abilities not only to play characters, but also to write them. Speaking of her new book, When...

Two Heroes Meet

In this 2 part article by Lucas Seastrom for Starwars.com, we learn how George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars Saga, met his own personal hero, Joseph Campbell. When looking outwards, to a galaxy...

Winter is Coming!

In this in-depth analysis of HBO’s phenomenal series Game of Thrones, a fan-based blog, Winter Is Coming, explains how Arya Stark goes through all the stages of The Hero’s Journey. From a fragile but strong-willed...