Joseph Campbell in Culture

A Forceful Influence

In this article for San Francisco Magazine, Andrew Nelson talks about how Joseph Campbell and his work have inspired many around the world, making him a hero, a guru and a… master Jedi? That’s how...

A Class of Campbell

This Sunday Voices article argues, with great admiration for Joseph Campbell and his work, that humans are hungry for myth. The success of films that follow Campbell’s Hero’s Journey shows that learning about myths and...

Grace In The Desert

In this book review for Grace in the Desert, by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Maureen Murdock analyzes the journey within the narrative and deeply compliments the writer’s sensitivity. Joseph Campbell’s work on The Hero’s Journey...

Dancing With The Dragon

The Esalen Institute celebrates Joseph Campbell and their beautiful partnership in this heartfelt and gracefully thankful article by philosopher and performer Chungliang Al Huang. He shares the excitement and nervousness of his first encounter with...

Transitioning Into Yourself

In this article for Oprah Magazine, Sally Fields talks about her career, the transitions that she has had to make and the struggle behind them. From acting on TV shows to directing Beautiful, a...

Naturally Blissful

  This Los Angeles Times article by Peter Barsocchini talks about one of the biggest talk show/game show hosts in American media history, Merv Griffin. Griffin was, above all, curious. He wanted to know...

The Heroine’s Journey

Ken Miyamoto writes for MovieMaker on the Heroine’s Journey and it’s new popularity. World renowned writer and mythologist, Joseph Campbell developed The Hero’s Journey. It consists of a series of steps that take the Hero...

A Blissful Journey

The Times of India features the new edition of The Bliss Catchers in this inspiring article by Priya Menon. The Bliss Catchers is a series curated by indian author Avis Viswanathan, inspired by Joseph...

Creator’s Creation

The Polygon offers us an article by Julia Alexander on Adult Swim show Rick and Morty and a following video featuring Dan Harmon, the show’s creator. Myths are often times used to explain and give meaning to...

Archetypes of Power

Rabbi Bruce Warshal writes for the Jewish Journal about archetypal figures, power and progress. In the diverse, multicultural melting pot that is the United States of America, there is no overall binding myth. Joseph Campbell points out,...