Joseph Campbell in Culture

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...

Father of Comedy

In this NY Times SundayReview article, we learn how comedian Mike Nichols struggles to overcome the fear of disappointing the father while excelling in his career. While analyzing the multiple archetypal figures that surround...

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...

In The Flow

Natasha Dern writes for The Huffington Post about simply understanding what your passion is and following your bliss can be the best of plans. Some may say that, in life, there are too many paths to...

A New Myth

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. writes for The Huffington Post about the Apollo crew, first to touch the Moon’s surface. There is still much to be understood about the Universe. New planets to be found and alternative...

The Other Side of Myths

The Huffington Post recently published an article by Gary Hart that explores the dangers of myths created to form opinions and win votes. According to Joseph Campbell, Myths are stories of humanity’s search for truth and...

Burning Hero

This Huffington Post article by Derek Bares explores the mythical side of Burning Man event, following Campbell’s four functions of mythology. By building, relishing in and destroying an entire city, Burning Man allows it’s participants...

Being A Hero

In this wonderful read, Canadian Olympic athlete Clara Hughes explains why The Hero With A Thousand Faces was the book to help her through lonely years and personal struggle. CBC Books’s article shows that Mythology can...