Joseph Campbell in Culture

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,...

Ser Davos, the Sage

The fan-based blog Winter Is Coming offers a review by Richard E Preston on the character of Ser Davos from the HBO sensation Game Of Thrones. While studying the structure of Myth and the steps a Hero must...

Samwell Tarly, a Hero of Knowledge

Richard E Preston writes for the fan-based blog Winter Is Coming, offering a detailed analysis of Samwell Tarly, character from the HBO show Game Of Thrones.   Sam might not be the most common type...

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....

Wonder Woman: The Hero We All Needed

Chris McCoy writes for the Memphis Flyer about Patty Jenkins, director of the 2017 Wonder Woman, who comes to change the image of a strong and powerful man as the stereotypical hero that has been engrained in...

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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...