Happy 50th, Star Trek - I was just a bit too young to remember watching Trek when it was in first-run on television (but I was alive then, and it's certainly possible that I was ...
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Joseph Campbell: The Power of Myth
Campbell wrote the books that influenced George Lucas as he was writing the Star Wars saga (and Moyers' interviews with Lucas appear in this series as well). Anyone involved in the telling of stories-- and that is at the heart of what every role-playing gamer does, system be damned-- owes it to themselves to watch these interviews and realize just how universal some of these stories really are, and how they impact our lives today.
Amazon has the collection for only $36. For nearly 6 hours of material, that's a steal.