March 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 12 secs
40 year old virgin, bridesmaids, carleena angwin, chris vogler, comedy, comic hero's journey, disney, groundhog's day, hbo, hero's journey, hollywood, joseph campbell, mental health, mike birbiglia, screenwriting, sony, stand up, steve kaplan, the big sick, the carleena show, writing
Steve Kaplan is a comedy consultant for HBO, Disney, DreamWorks, Sony, and many other media companies. He teaches his signature Comedy Intensive Workshops around the world, and is the author of The Hidden Tools of Comedy and The Comic Hero's Journey. Today on the show, Kaplan explains how the Comic Hero's Journey differs from the classic Hero's Journey. “Characters in comedies don’t want to change. They want to stay the same,” Kaplan says. We also discuss drawing from personal experiences to create comedy.
The Carleena Show Podcast https://carleena.fireside.fm/ /// Ordinary People Share Their Hero’s Journey /// Hosted and Produced by Carleena Angwin /// Subscribe to the podcast on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2AzCFib /// Editing and Graphic Design by http://stevenllorca.com/ /// Connect with Steve Kaplan https://www.kaplancomedy.com/
November 20th, 2018 | 2 hrs 6 mins
carleena angwin, carleena show, chris vogler, esalen institute, george lucas, hero's journey, joseph campbell, joseph campbell foundation, mythic salon, mythological toolbox, practical campbell, stephen gerringer, the carleena show
For the past 15 years, Stephen Gerringer has collaborated with the Joseph Campbell Foundation (JCF) —a global community of artists, scholars, writers, educators, and questers—to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the work of Joseph Campbell.
Hour 1: Stephen takes us back to his formative years and highlights the turning points that led him to the work of Joseph Campbell.
Hour 2: Stephen provides a brief biography of Joseph Campbell and details how the story sequence of events Campbell coined The Hero’s Journey applies to ordinary people.
The Carleena Show Podcast https://carleena.net/ | Ordinary People Share Their Hero’s Journey | Hosted and Produced by Carleena Angwin | Watch episodes on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2AzCFib | Video Editing and Graphic Design by http://stevenllorca.com/ | Connect with Stephen Gerringer and the Joseph Campbell Foundation https://www.jcf.org/
Correction: When discussing young Joe's readings on American Indians, Stephen mentioned "Fraser Boas." He meant to say Franz Boas, considered "the father of American anthropology".