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Kevin Galloway’s Solo Journey

Thomas Mooney writes for the Wide Open Country about musician Kevin Galloway and his new album, “The Change”. The article starts with the Campbell quote: “Follow Your Bliss”. It sets the tone for the telling of Galloway’s journey through this new…

A Very Mythical New Hero

Tim Midura interviews comics and TV writer Joe Casey for the website The Outhousers. Midura asks Casey about his new story, MCMLXXV, a genre-blender set in New York City featuring Pamela Evans as the Hero. According to the writer, Pamela is…

Artist Lance Whitner Follows Her Bliss!

Audrey Dwyer writes for the Steamboat Pilot & Today about artist Lance Whitner’s latest art project. Whitner’s piece is called The Artistry of Life: Painting & Yoga and it takes inspiration from Joseph Campbell’s book, The Power of Myth. She was intrigued by the uniqueness…

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 was not happy. By getting in…

Joseph Campbell in Architecture

The Architect’s Journal published an article celebrating the winners of Nottingham Trent University 2018 Student 2018. One of the awarded projects is called the “Monomyth”, paying homage to Joseph Campbell’s work. It integrates ceramic workshops, public baths and art spaces, aiming…

Creating New Journeys

Michal Bohanes writes for Forbes about Tom Savage, an entrepreneur who’s started various businesses, but doesn’t want to be a CEO. Savage understands that being a founder is not the same thing as running a company, and that his talents are…

A New Journey Every Night

Adam Clair writes for the website Whyy about the improv group Thank You, Places and their ever-changing musical number! According to her, the group creates a different musical act every single night in front of their audience. It’s all improvised, but they…

Hugh Jackman Reads Campbell!

Gill Pringle writes for the Independent about Hugh Jackman in the robot-boxing movie Real Steel. Jackman tells Pringle about how he and his son enjoyed the script, and how the athletic side of the story kept him so interested. According…

Surviving Towards a New Journey

Kevin Downey writes for TV News Check about Jeff Probst and his upcoming talk-show. In the interview within the article, Probst talks about the idea behind the new show, his expectations and fear, and what the audience should expect to…

Paulo Coelho Is A Campbell Fan!

Paulo Coelho writes for the Daily Mail about how Joseph Campbell inspired him to follow his Bliss. Through his readings of Campbell’s The Power of Myth, Coelho realized that his life wasn’t headed towards it’s best direction, and had the courage…

Where Are All The Heroes?

Dr. Victor Garlock writes for the website Auburn Pub about the place for Heroes in today’s society. Garlock uses Joseph Campbell’s study on Heroes found in his book The Hero With a Thousand Faces to discuss what qualifies someone as a hero,…

Luke Cage – The Villain Speaks

Christina Radish writes for Collider about the new season of Luke Cage, the third show in the Netflix-original Defenders series. Collider interviews actor Theo Rossi about which characteristics create a Hero and which create a villain. Joseph Campbell connoisseurs might already have…

The Modern Myth of Rock & Roll

Wayne Wise writes for the Pittsburg Post-Gazette about Steven Hyden’s new book, Twilight of the Gods: A Journey to the End of Classic Rock. Hyden uses Joseph Campbell’s the Hero’s Journey structure to tell the story of rock stars, the ones…

Heroic Brands

Nadia Cameron writes for the website CMO about how brands can market themselves following the Hero’s Journey. According to the author, businesses need to treat each costumer as a hero, going on their individual journey, as explained by Joseph Campbell.…

Heroic Jazz Music – Kamasi Washington

Nate Chinen writes for the website Pitchfork about Kamasi Washington’s new album, Heaven and Earth. Washington is an American jazz saxophonist, composer, producer, and bandleader, who recently released his second full-length album. According to his fans, the music deals with archetypes…

Tony Hawk, An Underground Hero

Ray Porreca writes for Destructoid about Tony Hawk Underground, the new video game by the pro-skater. According to the article, the game tells the story of an underdog that struggles to find his place in the skater world, ultimately achieving…

The Beatles: Myth or Fact?

Todd Leopold writes for CNN.com about The Beatles, their success and the stories that were told of them. According to Leopold, the group’s fame grew so big that the myths revolving the band became bigger than facts, and now it…

Campbell on Netflix!

Matt Patches writes for Polygon about the Jun 2018 additions to the Netflix roster of content. The great big news? The PBS documentary The Power of Myth is on that list! This summary of recommendations also includes tent-pool Marvel extravaganzas, sweet…

Five Takes on Story Structure

Nick Douglas writes for the Life Hacker website about storytelling and the various ways writers have found to structure their work. The article covers the strategies from five authors, and, evidently, Joseph Campbell is included in that list. Douglas goes…

Dan Harmon and Joseph Campbell

Dan Harmon is an American writer, show-runner, actor and voice-actor from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is mostly known for his two highly successful shows, the NBC sitcom Community and the Adult Swim animated series Rick and Morty. He is admired by many,…

Aragorn Returns?

Andrew Roberts writes for the website Uproxx about the possibility of a new HBO series based on Lord of the Rings saga. The speculations seem to point that the new show will be centered around a young Aragorn, and follow…

Oregon Play Follows Hero’s Journey

This article written for the Herald News discusses SEX! a.k.a. Wieners and Boobs, a cutting-edge play at the Linkville Playhouse, a performing arts theater in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The story follows a gang of hookers and gigolos being chased by an…

The Hero’s Journey at the Los Angeles LGBT Center

Written by the Broadway World News Desk, this article invites the reader to Hoodwinked, an original play created for the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival. The play examines what it means to join and participate in a cult. The cast and crew have…

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