Tag Archives: pop culture

Four Life Lessons We Can Learn from Superman

For many, Superman is one embodiment of heroism. He’s like the modern answer to Hercules, Theseus or Gilgamesh. He’s a mythic archetype, and a pop culture phenomenon whose insignia is known across the globe. He’s the Man of Steel…he is Superman! Yet while his adventures have thrilled readers for generations, there are many who feel […]
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The Lazy Hero’s Guide to Milking a Free Weekend (without Leaving the Man Cave)

Imagine this: you have one of those rare free weekends with no plans and no pressures. We’re talking 48 solid hours to fill with only exactly what you want. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to have a blast without leaving the comfort of your home. Like the pop quiz in Speed […]
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Why You Need to Get Mythic

What do Hercules, Neo from The Matrix, Michael Jordan, and John Lennon have in common? They’re all mythic. In other words, at some point in time, people saw them as paragons of human potential. It doesn’t matter that two of them are actual human beings and two are fictional characters. Someone saw them as a […]
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