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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 Campbell. So it is no surprise…

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 way to pursue it. Campbell’s mantra…

Paper Dragon

This article by Dan Bronzite, professional screenwriter and creator of Movie Outline 3 screenwriting software, may have just the right insight for you to slay that dragon and keep following your bliss! Writing a movie is challenging, and the stare of a blank…

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 contains all of the interview’s transcript,…

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 & Reason” article brings in memories…

Campbell’s Quotes

A variety of Joseph Campbell quotes – from books college lectures and television – has been gathered by Goodreads. Whether they are used as mantras, life lessons or bumper stickers, we hope you will enjoy this collection of his quotes!

Expression Of The Oppressed

In a country where freedom of speech is seriously compromised, artists must find another way to express themselves. This article by The Calvert Journal writes about Russian rapper Oxxxymiron, who “dedicated an entire verse to Joseph Campbell’s comparative mythology study The Hero…

Campbell and the Quest to Rediscover the Soul of Microsoft!

Those familiar with the Minecraft® Hero’s JourneyTM interactive game software have witnessed the influence of Joseph Campbell in Microsoft’s work. Is Campbell a helper in the rediscovery of soul–for the company? As Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, talks about his new…

Living With The Sun

In this East Hampton Star article, Mary Ellen Hannibal talks about the Hero Journey as conquering our enemies and finding our elixirs. She points out that Planet Earth might not be big enough for 7 billion Journeys, each slowly taking and…

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 you Bliss should always be in…

The Hero Is Within You

In his article for The Odyssey, college-student Dan Bennington recounts how Campbell helped him follow his bliss through troublesome times. It’s no secret that life can be hard. When all hope is gone, when the light has been turned off, where…

Wild and Blissful

In The Power of Myth, the PBS special hosted by Bill Moyer, Campbell speaks of Following your bliss, taking the necessary steps towards a happier and more fulfilling life. But to follow ones bliss may mean different things to different people,…

Self-Help to Follow Your Bliss

In this The New Yorker article, Nancy Franklin takes a closer look into Suze Orman’s reasoning behind writing her best-seller self-help books, how they helped in her relationship with money and God. Self-help books are widely popular within the United…

Myths and Symbols

This Escala Magazine article by Elena C. Murray goes deep into talking about different superstitions and popular sayings that tell a lot about each individual culture! Relevant in all literature, but especially in mythology, symbols are present everywhere in the world around us. Different…

Wynton Marsalis on Joseph Campbell

Departures Magazine highlights world-famous jazz musician Wynton Marsalis,who doesn’t only have a good taste in music, but also enjoys good books. One of his favorites is Joseph Campbell’s The Power of Myth! Read the publication by clicking here.  

Understanding Myth

This article, by Michael Sandrock for The Daily Camera, celebrates Joseph Campbell’s centennial, his life and work. Speaking of some of the films his work has influenced, The Passion of Christ is brought up, as the ultimate Hero’s Journey. In Campbell’s own…

Joseph Campbell Centennial

In this article for Santa Barbara News Press, Tom Jacobs celebrates Campbell’s work with mythology on the 100th anniversary of his birth. He specifically talks about his talent on translating old myths into people’s current reality. His work as a teacher…

Psychology 101

This helpful info-graphic from Newsweek Magazine shows how Joseph Campbell’s work influences the field of Psychology. Sigmund Freud was the founder of psychoanalysis and his work influenced various other fields of study. His colleague, Carl Jung, developed concepts that would…

A Forceful Influence

In this article for San Francisco Magazine, Andrew Nelson talks about how Joseph Campbell and his work have inspired many around the world, making him a hero, a guru and a… master Jedi? That’s how it must have felt for George…

A Class of Campbell

This Sunday Voices article argues, with great admiration for Joseph Campbell and his work, that humans are hungry for myth. The success of films that follow Campbell’s Hero’s Journey shows that learning about myths and their meaning is just as nursing…

Grace In The Desert

In this book review for Grace in the Desert, by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Maureen Murdock analyzes the journey within the narrative and deeply compliments the writer’s sensitivity. Joseph Campbell’s work on The Hero’s Journey has been used as reference for…

Dancing With The Dragon

The Esalen Institute celebrates Joseph Campbell and their beautiful partnership in this heartfelt and gracefully thankful article by philosopher and performer Chungliang Al Huang. He shares the excitement and nervousness of his first encounter with Campbell, how they were both mutually…

Transitioning Into Yourself

In this article for Oprah Magazine, Sally Fields talks about her career, the transitions that she has had to make and the struggle behind them. From acting on TV shows to directing Beautiful, a theatrical release, Sally used Joseph Campbell’s…

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