Tagged: Bill Moyers

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Star Wars and The Hero With a Thousand Faces

“It’s no secret that Star Wars director George Lucas was profoundly influenced by comparative mythologist and literature professor Joseph Campbell and his seminal work The Hero With A Thousand Faces (1949). In case you don’t know what that book contains,...

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A Mythical Saga

Colin Marshall writes for Open Culture about the Star Wars saga, its’ critics and the importance of the mythic journey. The article explain that though some may say that the films fall into cliches...

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The Traits of a Hero

Jim Zigarelli writes for the Daily Camera about the essential qualities of a true Hero. The article uses the teachings within Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers’ PBS show, The Power of Myth, to explain the...

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From Empty Success to Bliss

Richard Randall writes for the Central Penn Business Journal about how he left his fears behind and followed his Bliss. Randall explains that though he had achieved what some would consider professional success, he...

Ayad Akhtar – Our Society of Money

Bill Moyers writes for Moyers and Company about Ayad Akhtar and his new play, “Junk”. The play speaks on the value of finances in our society, and Moyers brings up some of Joseph Campbell’s...

Moyers and Campbell

Recordings and TRANSCRIPTS of The Power of Myth, conducted by Bill Moyers and featuring Joseph Campbell, all recorded at George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch for PBS. Read the article published by Moyers & Company, which...

Myth Through Time

 PBS’s most famous TV Series, The Power of Myth, was released in 1988, featuring Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers, in an instigating conversation about life and myths. Now, on PBS’s website, Bill Moyers “Faith...

Blissful Corner

In this inspiring article, Brain Pickings explores the use of Joseph Campbell’s wisdom in everyday life. Maybe it’s a special room where creativity flourishes, maybe it’s a state of mind. Whatever it is, finding...