Joseph Campbell in Culture

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...

Following Your Bliss

In this The Huffington Post article, award-winning author Dennis Jones shares his story on how Joseph Campbell’s message about “following Your Bliss” opened doors and transformed his life. This uplifting article encourages everyone to find...

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Woody Harrelson’s Thousand Faces

Mike Sager interviews Woody Harrelson for the Esquire, and the actor references Joseph Campbell when talking about his life balance. “He’s like, you reach this point — and I’m paraphrasing badly — but you get...

Game of Thrones Credits Joseph Campbell

Richard E Preston writes for the website Winter Is Coming about Jon Snow from the HBO show Game of Thrones. According to Preston, Snow is hand crafted to represent the Hero. The article explains...

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Keanu Reeves on Avenging Heros

Peter Howell interviews  Keanu Reeves for The Star, exploring why audiences are drawn to the vengeful hero archetype. Reeves shares his knowledge of Campbell and what he thinks it does at a subconscious level...