Top 10 Jokers

The clown prince of crime has been entertain fans for years and with latest joker portrayed by Jared Leto, I decided to create a list of my favorite portrayals of the Joker. Check out the video below and comment on who is your favorite Joker and why. 

Busy Beaver

Hello all,
Due to the approaching holiday season I have been pretty busy at my current place of employment ( they really love pumpkin spice). So due to my crazy schedule I have been following behind on both my blog and youtube 😢; however I am in the process of playing catchup and I have recently joined a site called Raging Nerds. So below I have a list of tv shows that I am/will currently review and as for movies there are several which I plan on viewing in the following months. 

My channel:
– Once Upon A Time

–  Gotham

-Lucifer

-Supernatural

-Ice Fantasy

– The Big Bang Theory

Raging Nerds:

-Scream Queens

-Supergirl

-Salem

-Uta No Prince Soma

-Teen Wolf

Gotham Season 3 Premiere 

This past Monday was the season 3 premiere of Gotham. The theme of the season is called the Mad City and given the events of the season finale of season 2 it is understand why.
So to kick off, Gotham is hunting down the monsters that have eacaped from Indian Hill. Gordon who is no longer a cop is one of the bounty hunters. However friend and former parnter Harvey wants his friend back at the GCPD.  Lucious Fox lends his assistance to Harvey as they track down this monsters who have been attacking various pharmacies since their escape.

Vickie Vale (Credit: FOX)

Meanwhile, Bruce decides he needs to flush out the secret organization out. So he calls a meeting and tells them of his plan. Which then prompts the mystery owl masking wearing woman to go after Bruce Wayne.  Bruce meets up with Selina and tries to apologize for leaving to which she, in that Selina way says she’s understand  and leaves. 

Masked Man Coming for Bruce (Credit: Fox)

Oswald has been visiting his friend Edward Ngyma in prison because he need someonento talk too.  He even brings Ed a gift, a puzzle box which he figures out in mere seconds but appreciates the thought. Oswald then tells his friend about Fish Mooney to which Edward reminds him that peguins eat fish. 
Last, Fish Mooney along with Selina and others from Indian Hill have been searching various pharmacies for immune drugs. It is revealed when they find Mrs. Peabody that the more they use their unique gifts, the more new cells the body creates and is slowly killing them. Peabody tells them that the only one who can help them is Hugo Strange. However, the owls have Dr. Strange in hiding and even she has no idea where he is. Mrs. Peabody is killed by having her life force drained by one of the creatures.  Ivy who had been following Selina is caught by one of the creatures; she threatens to tell the police. A chase ensues resulting in Ivy falling down a sewage drain presumable dead. 

(Left to Right) Marv, Fish Mooney and Man-Bat (Credit:Fox)

The first episode has set the tone for the rest of the season. As the Mad City season unfolds we will see new characters as the old one develop more into their personas and who is this mystery Court of Owls that is secretly running Wayne Enterprises and does Bruce’s parents have any connection to them.

Beyonce’s Formation Sparks Controversy

Beyonce has done it again, releasing a single and music video without any announcement  before her performance with Coldplay for Superbowl 50. This song however compared to Beyonce previous  works is causing a stir due to its imagery  and message. The new single is title ‘ Formation’ and throughout the video there are references to the Hurrican Katrina and the aftermath of the devastation, Black Lives Matter Movement,New Orleans Culture,Pro-Blackness and the Black Panthers Party.

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My facebook wall is seriously flooding with talks of Beyonce and the performance, however what saddens me the most is the response from african-americans toward Beyonce. Now I’m not saying that they need to brown nose but to give credit to a beautiful song and a very creative video. We talk so much about white supremacy  in America but how can we fight it if we are constantly tearing each other apart every chance we get?

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The song begins with some audio of local bounce singer Messy Mya followed by Beyonce singing the first lines which is a call to those rumors of this secret society she is supposedly in

Ya’ll haters corny with that Illuminati mess

Another line in the song points to how Beyonce loves her not only her blackness but her daughter Blue Ivy as well. I love this line because I have seen so many negative comments about Blue Ivy and her hair to which her natural hair is beautiful and I praise Beyonce for not giving in and relaxing her daughters hair.

I like my baby hair, with baby hair and afros
I like my negro nose with Jackson Five nostrils

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Beyonce as we have seen before with her previous self title album is proud of her sexuality.

When he fuck me good I take his ass to Red Lobster, cuz I slay

She also makes statments about her progress as an artist to which everyone should strive for greatness.

I might get yo song played on the radio station, cuz I slay (x2)
Ya just might be a black Bill Gates in the makin’, cuz I slay

Also Beyonce makes it clear that she is proud of her roots and I discovered that me and Beyonce have something in common,expect I’m an Orleans Bama

My daddy Alabama, Momma Louisiana
Ya mix that negro with that Creole make a Texas bamma

Earned all this money but they neva take the country out me
I got a hot sauce in my bag, swag

Some tweets say she was attacking police officer due to dressing as the Black Panther Party which if one actually does there reasearch is and was never a terrorist group and that in her video she floods a police vehicle.

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Lastly Beyonce knows she has reached a point in her stardom where she has become that person that no matter what you do,you are always criticized.

Ya know ya that bitch when ya cuz all this conversation
Always stay gracious, best revenge is yo paper

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I have no issues with Beyonce song nor her superbowl performance,the real issue is with those who don’t  want to see Black people being up the issues at all, they rather throw everything in the closet and pretend it’s  not there but it is and when that closet gets full it will eventually open and everyone will have to clean up the mess. My freinds on facebook say that I am spreading racism because I repost topics about this issues but you can not fix a problem without acknowledging  that you have one in the first place. We all want America to be a land of the free for all races,religion, sexual orientation  etc but we can expect to move forward by constantly trying to silence others or keep our blinders on -it won’t  work. So I love this song by Beyonce and whether she makes more political staments whether publicly or in private is good because at least she is doing something. I mean does everything  need to be blast on social media and if so then one must wonder are you doing it because you are truly down for the cause and its beliefs are you doing it for the recognition and fame.

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Lucifer is coming to Primetime

This morning i was on YouTube checking out some movie trailers and seen some pretty good ones. I then stumbled upon this trailer for a new show on Fox called “Lucifer”, now the premise is that Lucifer is tired of ruling hell and decided to quit return to Earth and open up a club in the City of Angels. Now what really got me is that the show seems to be aiming to make Lucifer sort of the anti-hero, where he can be likable. Now I looked at the comments and of course christians were upset by this trailer, they were upset by The Messengers which was on the CW but got canceled and GCB (Good Christians Bitches) which was canceled after only one season on ABC.

I understand why christians are upset by these shows but at the end of the day, its tv. These shows are not catered to children which is why all tv,movies,video games etc have ratings so you know whats right for a child or not.  GCB I thought was a good show because yes in this world there are women who acted holy in the public eye but behind close doors they turn into real bitches, their image is a façade. Christians were upset by the title but that is sadly a reality of many women in the church, not all christian are holy like the PeacefulWife.

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The Messengers was a good show as well but because it wasn’t exactly like the bible christians didn’t like it. Well no movie or tv adaptions will ever me exactly  like the book, that’s why it’s called an adaption. When taking something like the Bible or The Hunger Games and turning it to a tv show of film, the screenwriter and director must decided on what would looks good on film or what part of the plot is not necessary  (like fillers) and they must do this while keeping faithful to the original source as much as they can.  It’s not always gonna be word for word and not only that but they have to reach a larger audience. Now I have yet to read the Hunger Games Trilogy but I have still seen the films and the message of the film I still understood. Same for the Messengers, I am not a christian but they message the show was trying to make was about faith regardless of one’s religious denomination but sadly many people did not see that and so it was canceled.

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Now with Lucifer, it will be interesting to see where this plot goes with Lucifer no longer controlling Hell. There is know one to control and keep up the demons nor damned souls so literally all hell might be breaking loose and I’m sure god might intervene to help keep things in balance.  Plus it would be interesting to see things from Lucifer’s point of view, after all the bible is the word of God and it is written from his viewpoint but there are two sides to every story and this is something I look forward too.

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Fox’s Lucifer Trailer

Whose your favorite Joker?

Joker, the clown prince of crime I would say has to be one of the most famous and iconic of all of Batman’s’ villains. My first introduction to deadly yet hilarious villain was in Batman: the animated series which aired from September 5, 1992 – September 15, 1995. I never read comics growing up and these animated tv shows was as close as I was going to get. Now Joker isn’t my favorite video villain from Batman, no that would be the sexy feline herself, Ms. Selina Kyle.

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Now, the Joker from what I remember never killed anyone and that was mostly because it was a cartoon, not many characters die in cartoons. When the Joker did strike I remember his victims being left with a big smile on their faces and of course the bats had found a way to cure them. Also Harley Quinn was definitely an interesting character, not only does she works for the Joker but they are dating. However as a child I really didn’t understand that their relationship was not a very positive one, in fact when I was watching the Justice League and Justice League Unlimited on Netflix and I realized that Mr. J is quite abusive to Harley and yet she loves this man with every fiber in her being.

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Next year, the SuicideSquad  will be in theaters and I for one I’m truly excited. In a earlier post I mention how many on social media are comparing Heath Ledgers’ portrayal of the Joker to Jared Letos’ who we as an audience has only seen a snippet from the teaser trailer. So until the film debuts how can anyone make a sound judgment on his performance?

So when it comes to the Joker, which one is your favorite portrayal?

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Mine is Mark Hamill from Batman: the animated series. I mean that voice and that laugh is just classic, I have that laugh as my message notifications.

Just Put It on Netflix

When it comes to television I prefer to watch a show that not only has a great cast but a great script as well. I’m not one for reality tv because to me its not really a reality these celebrities or tv personas are just putting on an act for ratings. However I feel like when there are shows that are really good they are quickly given the axe because the ratings were not up to the networks standards.

Some of the shows I watch usually involve some sort of supernatural element which adds a bit of excitment but its not the reason I watch its the story, for example.NBC’s ‘Dracula’ which was canceled after only one season. It takes the story of Dracula instead of him becoming a vampire of his own accord, he becomes this master of the night by a secret society which is the same society that is centuries later trying to kill him and his kind. It still has the elements of romance in terms of Dracula and Mina but with Mina character she is in school to become a doctor which was
probably unheard of in Victorian,London.

There is also the case of Mr. Reinfield, in the 1990’s film Bram Stokers Dracula, Reinfield becomes one of Draculas minions. In this spin Reinfield is portrayed by an educated black male who meets Grayson (Dracula) on a train as a waiter. Mr. Grayson employes Mr. Reinfield and they form a interesting and well like bromance.  Other characters in the series such as Lucy, Harker and the hunter Van Helsing. The twisted to all these characters  is brillant and amazing but sadly the show ended with a nice little cliffhanger ( I hate those) and now I will never know what happens next.

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Witches of East End is another show with a great cast and script that was ended too soon. Witches of East End is based of the book of the same name. I love this series because at its core it was about family similar to Charmed & Supernatural. The show aired on Lifetime and was canceled after only two seasons which also ended on a cliffhanger. Witches of East had an interesting plot line where the women are actually cursed, Joanna the mother is cursed with immortality and having to give birth to her two daughters everytime they die. The sister,Wendy is cursed as a cat with nine lives.  Freya and Ingrid are the two daughters who in season 1 have no idea that they are witches but as the plot moves along not only do they discover that they are witches but their home is actually Asgard ( yes like Thor from the Avengers).

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Personally I think both shows should continue on Netflix, they’re great shows with a dedicated fanbase and an amazing cast. I hated that shows that are really good get canceled meanwhile shows like ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ gets renewed. Its sad that good shows must suffer because the ones who own the networks are trying to make everything appealing to teens and tweens.

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                 ( The cast of Dracula)

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       ( The cast of Witches of East End)