The Phases of the Hero’s Journey

If all you have is a hammer, then every story you see is “The Hero’s Journey”… Every once in a while I’m blessed to be asked to join Don and Rob in their epic podcast The Department of Nerdly Affairs. If you love all things nerdy and geeky, you really should subscribe. Certainly, some of those discussions we have are …

Light for the Path/Cast the Shadows

Before there was A New Hope, there was only Star Wars. Depending on which interview with George Lucas, there was only ever going to be one, then a trilogy, then nine, then only six, and then ‘no there were nine planned all along’, then of course actually there were a pile of spin offs planned, some even with Wookies. If only …

Joseph Cambellana-rama

Open Culture is a fantastic resource for public domain recordings a videos. My current favourite is this 48 hour-a-thon Joseph Campbell  as the blog says: You may not be interested in politics, they say, but politics is interested in you. The same, if you believe famed mythologist Joseph Campbell, goes for myth: far from explaining only the origin of the world …