So, this ad published and featured by Variety is …

So, this ad published and featured by Variety is one giant stinking turd. Joker as “a voice for the forgotten, the troubled and the downtrodden” with “compassion [as] the movie’s superpower”? I was going to say more about this ad, but I’m too angry and tired.

Addenda

  1. Just one thing: the notion that the big controversy was over violence erupting at screenings It’s mostly a strawman. The concern was raised, but there were, and are, many other concerns with the movie, but I’ve already written those into the ground.