Joseph Campbell in Culture

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,...

Finding The Hero Within Us

This blog entry at The Good Man Project shares Tom Kelley’s opinion on Heroes and their role in popular culture. Joseph Campbell, in his massive work with Mythology and literature, discovered a pattern followed by most,...

Supergirl’s Journey

Online blog PASTE offers a review on CBS’s Supergirl Season 2 finale, which shocked fans everywhere. But a closer look at the show’s structure would not shock a Joseph Campbell student, since season finales mean the completion of...

Reading Into Campbell

The New York Times published an incredible interview with Joseph Campbell himself, conducted by D. J. R. Bruckner, editor of the newspaper’s Book Review. Joseph Campbell was a mythologist, a writer, a teacher and so much more....

Bran Stark, Hero or Seer?

In the fan-blog Winter Is Coming, Richard E Preston talks about the publicly acclaimed HBO series Game Of Thrones. According to him, many characters take on more than one role in The Hero’s Journey,...