“Fight Club” (1999) – to hell and back, and a Hero’s Journey into insanity

“Fight Club” is a 1999 movie by David Fincher, based on the 1996 novel by Chuck Palahniuk. Despite generally positive reviews, the movie barely broke even worldwide its estimated budget of 63 mln US$. Domestically in the US, it was basically a flop. But it quickly reached a “cult” status, being able to strike a […]

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The Dark Cave

This is it. It’s the darkest hour. The scariest of our fears. It’s when the danger becomes real. In the narrative of “The Hero’s Journey“, there is a moment when all the testing and training is over, and things become serious, very serious. This stage was also called by Joseph Campbell “The Ordeal“, an old English […]

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The Hero’s Journey

I decided to open the blog with an extensive article and resources on the “Hero’s Journey“, or the “Monomyth”. I guess this will be updated regularly with more links and information, so it’s not a bad idea to check it again from time to time. It’s maybe the topic that passionates me most at the […]

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