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Viola Davis Cites Campbell in Oprah Interview

Legendary actor Viola Davis cites Joseph Campbell and his book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, as being instrumental to her journey in an interview with Oprah Winfrey for a Netflix special titled Oprah + Viola. Davis also points to…

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…

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…

The Bachelor as Monomyth?

Vulture writer, Olivia Crandall, recently made her case that hit TV show, The Bachelor, closely follows Joseph Campbell’s monomyth. “Simba, Harry Potter, Peter Weber. What do these young pups have in common? No, it’s not battling nefarious scars but rather existing…

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