publication date: Thursday, June 4, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)
clue: This scholar's powerful knowledge of the field was, well, legendary and mythic.
explanation: Campbell was a prominent scholar of mythology, known for his interviews with Bill Moyers released as a book and TV series called The Power of Myth. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Amy Austin, Sarah Kyle, Elaine Beckland, and Jason Lemler
trivia: Scott had saved this goo for five years, waiting for the right time to publish it in the game. With a different clue and source image, Campbell appeared in GooCon: Siesta Key seven months before appearing in the regular goo game.