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THE HERO’S PATH: Background and Examination of The Hero’s Journey

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A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man.”

                                                                  —Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces

NOTE: This article is a precursor to an upcoming three article series examining Rey’s Hero’s Journey in The Force Awakens.

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While writing the original drafts of Star Wars in the early 1970s, George Lucas came across the works of Professor Joseph Campbell. Campbell’s ideas of universal mythical themes found within the stories of every society helped Lucas focus his intention of making a mythological story of good verses evil for the modern world (especially for children) and imbued his screenwriting with themes and characters that would resonate deeply within his audience. Continue reading

Living a Star Wars Lifestyle with Chris Pirillo- CCC Ep. 047

On this episode Michael is Joined by content creator Chris Pirillo.

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We discuss his unboxing for Lucasfilm on Force Friday, what he thinks of Rogue One, Star Wars collecting, his daughter Jedi, and over all living a Star Wars lifestyle.

 

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Battlefront Outer Rim Expansion- CCC Ep. 043

This Episode Nathan and Michael discuss the new Outer Rim expansion update for Star Wars Battlefront.

 

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We pretty much spend the entire episode discussing this so stay tuned for a second episode later this week to cover some of the other things that have been happening recently including the brand new Smuggler’s Bounty Box.

 

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Top 5 Anakin Moments- TWL #149

WampasLair_SquareKarl and Jason are joined by special guest Chris Smith of the Sarlacc Pit Podcast as they hit on the news about the saga films continuing the Skywalker story, the rumors about Hayden Christenson’s return to SW, and their Top 5 Anakin Skywalker scenes in the saga!

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An Introspective Star Wars: TWL #22

After a brief stint off, Karl and Jason are back at it again with a fun new episode where they discuss which Star Wars character they feel most represent themselves in life and which character they would most like to become. Join them as they delve deep into what makes them feel connected to our beloved Star Wars universe as they reveal what it is about these characters which they can identify with. Also, they talk about Joe Hogan’s motion-comic, “The Siren of Dathomir” which is beyond amazing! So sit back, relax, and tuck yourself into a Tauntaun as you listen to another exciting episode!