The Hero's Journey: The Sting

The Sting

Identify your mark, stack the deck, and know your escape route. This is the hero’s journey of The Sting.

Side Quests


Dan's Elixir:

Gordon's Bourbon, Straight

Jeff's Elixir:

Old Fasioned

2 oz. Ezra Brooks 99 Bourbon
1/4 tsp. simple syrup
Orange peel
Bourbon cherry


Jeff Garvin is an author, musician, and actor. His debut novel, Symptoms of Being Human, is an ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection, a Lambda Literary Award Finalist, and garnered starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly. Before becoming a novelist, Jeff acted on TV and toured as the lead singer of a rock band. He has a BFA in Film from Chapman University and lives in Southern California.

Content © 2023 The Hero's JourneySM Podcast, except images as attributed. All rights reserved.

The trademark Hero’s JourneySM is used under license from the Joseph Campbell Foundation (