Tag: Joseph Campbell

  • How to Tell a Story: It’s time we forget Aristotle

    How to Tell a Story: It’s time we forget Aristotle

    while I’m more than savvy regarding the western dramatic tradition and familiar with the ins and outs of the Poetics, my training is in the Eastern tradition. So take my view with a grain of salt, or 塩

  • Persona 5 and Cognitive Estrangement – a Detached Enchantment

    Persona 5 is a role-playing video game developed by Atlus that was released in 2016. The game follows a group of high school students who are struggling with modern issues such as social oppression and the pressure to conform to societal norms. They discover that they have the ability to enter a mysterious realm known…

  • FLCL Retrospective: The Hero’s (Horny) Journey

    FLCL, oh gimme that foo-ri coo-ri. The early 2000’s found me sneaking into my mom’s tv room to catch Adult Swim’s broadcast of a bizarre six-episode… what I would call event, about yet another boy caught up in mecha-madness. Now, before I managed to write this off as some offbrand random wannabe EVA, I found…