You Don’t Know Jack: Reimagining a Modern Folk Hero

American folklore has always been a unique blend of folktales, myths, and legends from around the world, filled with heroes, heroines, and myriad tricksters along the way.

The challenge in reinterpreting these classic figures lies in creating broader, more inclusive characters that are diverse, interesting and authentic.




A new way of storytelling — Saving the obscure from oblivion using multimedia

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Josef Bastian is an author, human performance practitioner and often an odd duck.

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