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SUPERNATURAL Creator Points to Joseph Campbell

Hit television show, Supernatural, concluded its 15 year run with creator, Eric Kripke, sharing with fans his original notes for the creation of the show. Kripke tweeted the notes out to fans, where he states that “this show is inherently…

Kellogg Prof at Northwestern Cites Joseph Campbell

Michelle L. Buck, clinical professor of leadership at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern, cited Joseph Campbell and his work in an article titled “How to Develop a Leadership Mindset for Uncertain Times.” The article states,”Buck encourages people to…

Deepak Chopra Honors Campbell and FOLLOW YOUR BLISS

Deepak Chopra discusses Joseph Campbell and unpacks one of Campbell’s most well-known ideas — Follow Your Bliss – in an article for Yahoo. Chopra corrects a number of misunderstandings around Campbell’s phrase and explains the way he understands the power…

Campbell Inspires Book on Earth Mythology

Author Ray Grigg explores the our problematic relationship with nature suggesting a realistic and more skillful life on earth in his new book, The Zen of an Earth Mythology. The book was inspired by a comment by Joseph Campbell, who…

The Hero’s Journey, Anti-Heroes, and Gangs of London

Jean Sergent, contributing writer for The Spinoff, explored how Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey is being used and subverted by popular television shows such as Game of Thrones and Gangs of London. Referring to the stages in the Hero’s Journey, Sergent…

Using Campbell in Scientific Storytelling

Oxford PhD student, Josh Ettinger cites Joseph Campbell and his book, The Hero With a Thousand Faces, as powerful resources for storytelling within the sciences. In an article for Nature.com, Ettinger states, “When scientists describe their research to audiences outside…

Celebrating Joe

This week we celebrate the birthday of our beloved mythologist, mentor and friend, Joseph Campbell. Joe was born on March 26, 1904. In looking back at his post-graduate life, Joe often spoke of those five “formative years” in Woodstock, NY.…

WNYC, Diane Wolkstein, and Joseph Campbell

Storyteller, author, and folklorist Diane Wolkstein (1942-2013) produced and hosted Stories From Many Lands. Sponsored by the New York City Parks Department, the Saturday morning children’s program aired from 1968-1980.  Wolkstein’s career as the Parks Department’s first full-time storyteller began in…

FINDING JOE Made Available on YouTube

The official full length version of FINDING JOE: A story about Joseph Campbell and The Hero’s Journey has been made available via YouTube by the filmmaker, Patrick Solomon. The documentary features Deepak Chopra, Robin Sharma, Rashida Jones, Sir Ken Robinson…

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