The Hunger Games, Myth & the Minotaur

ecause The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2—the last movie installment of Suzanne Collins’ popular trilogy—is now in theaters, I want remind readers and watchers that Collins states that the basis of her novels comes from the combination of a particular ancient Greek (or Mycenaean) myth, … continue reading »

Public Storytelling Awards: the Oscars

he New Year is gliding right along, building up days like snowflakes on a drift, (or around here, like raindrops building up rivers).  For our American entertainment industry, the New Year always brings the Great Celebrations of the Male: football play-offs and Oscar nominations/awards ceremony. … continue reading »

9 reasons why I can’t get on board with the “sacred or divine feminine.”

urrently, there’s a lot of writing and talking about the “Divine Feminine” or “Sacred Feminine.” Not just in academia, but in the popular press and blog posts. This term pops up in Jungian writings, New Age missives, Dan Brown’s novels, and even, TED talks.  These … continue reading »