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“As for rock music, we hear and see symbols through rock music and art. Band names and titles of records and songs contain important cues, many political or humorous, but some for “mythic punch.” Album art work is the first to be interpreted and often carries the same meaning all over the world. When musicians combine song lyrics with complimentary symbols, mythic meanings are reinforced and deepened. Symbols and metaphors are the seeds, our invitation to the feast. And many symbols, like numbers and colors, have ancient meanings and universal power. Joseph Campbell might have asked at this point: Do we know the power of these symbols? Have we lost our connections to the mythic reservoir?”
From: Mother, Sun, and the Compost Pile, by Willi Paul
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[+] Crash – transition – end of the world – how are you dealing?
[+] Are there new myths?
[+] Are the classic myths still vibrating?
[+] Hero, Initiation, Journey. Still going?
[+] Are there barriers to the power of myth?
[+] What is sacred to you?
[+] Do you believe in synchronicity?
[+] Are you using permaculture?
[+] What are the myths of the Sustainability Age?
[+] Where is alchemy at the Boe household? Cameras?
[+] How you think symbols are made?
[+] Live storytellers vs. film vs. YouTube for mythic impact?
[+] Is main stream entertainment writing new myths?
[+] What about the violent video games that are so popular these days?
Steven and Whitney Boe are the founders of Imaginal Cells, Inc. in Los Angeles, California, established in 1995 as a post-production facility, and have worked on hundreds of television, film, and documentary projects. Clients include ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, HBO, Showtime, MTV/VH1, A&E, The Discovery Channel, Comedy Central, Bravo, DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, and many independent production companies. As a 2-person team they have a wide range of experience from the business side of running a production company to the technical aspects of shooting and editing independent films. Before stepping behind the camera, the Boes acted in theatre, commercials, film, and television. Whitney appeared in shows including Cold Case, L.A. Dragnet, Philly, and Hollywood Safari. Steven’s roles in film and television include Wild Bill, The 60’s, L.A. Law, and most notably as Cam Cutler in The Dukes of Hazzard Reunion Movie. Steven and Whitney are also published playwrites with the one-act play Ugly on the Inside available through Samuel French Publishing.