Joker And Harley Shot At Swinger’s Party

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NOT a photo of the *actual people* involved in the case

Folks, every time you cosplay as the Joker outside of a bonafide comic book convention, you sort of “dance with the devil in the pale moonlight”—do you know what I’m saying? It’s a weird tango.

The latest “Joker incident” recently took place at a swinger’s club in Melbourne, Australia. Cops raided the “Sinners and Saints” party at 3 AM and shot a couple dressed as the Joker and Harley Quinn—allegedly as the pair were having intercourse with each other.

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Tattooed “Joker” Arrested In Florida

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Every time I read of another person arrested dressed/looking like the comic book villain the Joker, I literally stop EVERYTHING I’m doing and blog about it. That’s my schtick. I’m sticking to it. It’s going to make me literally millions one day, I’m sure of it. My mother is so proud.

29-year-old Lawrence Sullivan was arrested on Tuesday evening in Florida for pointing a gun in traffic.

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Man Dressed As Joker & Carrying Sword Arrested In Virginia

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Just the other day I was wondering if Joker-related crimes had finally dried up—that particular incarnation of the archetype finally fading out in favor of other grinning boogeymen.

But now a 31-year-old man in Winchester, Virginia has been arrested for walking around town dressed as the Joker & carrying a sword. And I have to say, after about eight years of tracking Joker-related incidents, this guy’s mug is the scariest interpretation I’ve ever seen:

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Snoop Dogg Is A “Joker” In Trump-Inspired Music Video

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Aggressive clown imagery has been a “thing” for a couple of years now—and if we include Joker imagery, we can roll back the clock on that to at least the late 2000s. So the just-released Snoop Dogg music video for “Lavender,” a remix of a song by BadBadNotGood and Kaytranada, is pretty provocative.

Not only do you have a world almost exclusively populated by clowns—but in one scene, Snoop Dogg aims a gun at a “Donald Trump” clown’s head (it turns out to be a “bang” trick gun—more on that later). The video is now being criticized for the gun scene, but this is not the first video to show such an act—and it’s hardly the most violent.

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Has The Joker Lost His Relevance In A World That Is Already Insane?

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You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody’s crazy.
—Charles Manson

To be blunt—the Joker from the new Lego Batman Movie seems to have lost his mojo. In fact he seems sort of…needy.

As an untenured Professor of Jokerology from Dr. Vinny Boombatz University, it is my job to pick up subtle and not-so-subtle fluctuations in the Joker/Trickster archetype. And so I find this new, insecure, somewhat not-scary Joker to be quite interesting.

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Heath Ledger: A Journey In Synchronicity

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The untimely death of Heath Ledger—part of the burgeoning new academic inquiry called Jokerology—is one of the several morbid topics I like to keep up-to-date on. As the anniversary of Ledger’s passing approaches on the 22nd of this month, here is a list of strange coincidences, connections, and resonances related to the actor and his most famous role.

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