Joseph Campbell in Culture

Sylvester Stallone and the Galaxy

Samuel Brace writes for the website Flickering Myth about Sylvester Stallone and his role on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2. Influenced by Joseph Campbell’s A Hero With a Thousand Faces, Stallone speaks on different...

Black Panther: Hero and Science

In this article for Southern California Public Radio, Adam Frank talks about the film “Black Panther”, and the often found pairing of Heroes and technology. According to Joseph Campbell, a Hero may often possess a...

Ray Dalio – Sharing His Ultimate Boon

Ray Dalio is the founder, chairman and co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates LP, the world’s largest hedge fund and the fifth most important private company in America. His recently released new book, “Principles: Life and Work”, is already...

Hero In A Box

When Joseph Campbell first envisioned the Hero’s Journey, it was as the result of wide and deep research on myths from all over the globe. Every steps and archetypes were packed with meaning and...

Are You Monomythic?

Craig Batty, senior lecturer in screenwriting at RMIT University, writes about Joseph Campbell’s work (The Hero of a Thousand Faces and The Hero’s Journey) and how it influences the storytelling in some of people’s...

Trump’s Journey

As a producer of PBS’s The Power of Myth, Joan Konner experienced Joseph Campbell’s teachings from up close and many years later, his influence is still clear on her writing. In this inciting article, Konner, now...

A Quick Look

This video by Ministry Of Cinema, a YouTube channel that creates video essays on important figures, highlights Campbell’s teachings and its connections to cinema and storytelling as a whole. It seems as new forms of...

Quiz: Are You A Myth Wiz?

Think you’re a pro when it comes to myths and movies? You might have to think again! The Living Legends Quiz was created by PBS,  broadcaster of the six one-hour documentary series on Joseph...

Chasing Happy

Founder of Happiness International, Kenneth Benjamin encourages you to find your bliss and gather the courage to follow it! Joseph Campbell never claimed to have the key to happiness, but he sure knew a...