Joseph Campbell in Culture

Myth Through Time

 PBS’s most famous TV Series, The Power of Myth, was released in 1988, featuring Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers, in an instigating conversation about life and myths. Now, on PBS’s website, Bill Moyers “Faith...

Campbell’s Quotes

A variety of Joseph Campbell quotes – from books college lectures and television – has been gathered by Goodreads. Whether they are used as mantras, life lessons or bumper stickers, we hope you will...

Expression Of The Oppressed

In a country where freedom of speech is seriously compromised, artists must find another way to express themselves. This article by The Calvert Journal writes about Russian rapper Oxxxymiron, who “dedicated an entire verse to...

Living With The Sun

In this East Hampton Star article, Mary Ellen Hannibal talks about the Hero Journey as conquering our enemies and finding our elixirs. She points out that Planet Earth might not be big enough for 7...

Blissful Corner

In this inspiring article, Brain Pickings explores the use of Joseph Campbell’s wisdom in everyday life. Maybe it’s a special room where creativity flourishes, maybe it’s a state of mind. Whatever it is, finding...

The Hero Is Within You

In his article for The Odyssey, college-student Dan Bennington recounts how Campbell helped him follow his bliss through troublesome times. It’s no secret that life can be hard. When all hope is gone, when the...

Wild and Blissful

In The Power of Myth, the PBS special hosted by Bill Moyer, Campbell speaks of Following your bliss, taking the necessary steps towards a happier and more fulfilling life. But to follow ones bliss may...

Self-Help to Follow Your Bliss

In this The New Yorker article, Nancy Franklin takes a closer look into Suze Orman’s reasoning behind writing her best-seller self-help books, how they helped in her relationship with money and God. Self-help books...

Myths and Symbols

This Escala Magazine article by Elena C. Murray goes deep into talking about different superstitions and popular sayings that tell a lot about each individual culture! Relevant in all literature, but especially in mythology, symbols are present everywhere...