Joker and American Horror Story Fun

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Today my husband and I finally have the time to go see the Joker movie. I am really excited. I hear it is quite dark and nihilistic, similar in some ways to the Heath Ledger version of the Joker from The Dark Knight movie. I know it probably doesn’t help my depression, but I love dark, bleak movies like that.

Maybe I relate to them because of my depression. I have too much empathy for people to become a mass murderer or abuser, but I must admit that there are many times that I feel like life is pointless, everything we do is pointless, happiness is pointless, pain is pointless, etc. I feel like that most often when in a severe depressed state. I think that is why I look up to artists like Kurt Cobain, Vincent Van Gogh, Edvard Munch, Sylvia Plath, etc., because they expressed similar feelings at times.

This week I also have been catching up on the tv show American Horror Story and watched the 8th Season called Apocalypse. I loved this season! They brought back the witches from the Coven season which was one of my favorites, and I always love an apocalypse-themed story, but my favorite part of the season was Michael Langdon. Partly because I found him kind of hot, and partly because I found him often hilarious as the Antichrist. The poor guy showed us how uniquely stressful and confusing it could be to try to figure out how to bring about the end of days! Why doesn’t this “son of satan” stuff come with a guidebook???

6 thoughts on “Joker and American Horror Story Fun

  1. I have a soft spot for the Joker and similar characters, too. I think that edge is relatable where depression is concerned, you’re right. I’m really looking forward to watching it, but I can’t justify the expense of the cinema anymore, not when weighing up how much pain I’ll be in to sit there for 2+ hours. That means I’ll have to avoid spoilers and practice patience (not very good at that! 😂) until I can watch it on DVD or streaming. Or I may just cave in and go. How did you find it? I hope you had a good time! I’m also very behind on AHS, I think only Season 4. Enjoy season 8! x

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