Changing nappies, showing you how to ride a bicycle, sending you to college, teaching you to drive, or simply being there when needed, being a dad is a tough job! And that’s why Father’s Day has become an important celebration in some form or another almost globally. It gives children of all ages a chance to say thank you to their dads, and to show them just how much they appreciate all that they do. Of course, paying your dad back for all the money he spent on you would likely require winning a live progressive jackpot, so some other means of gratitude are required.
Anyone who knows anything about the DC Universe knows that the mostly officially accepted origin story of the Joker is told in Alan Moore and Bryan Bolland’s horrifying, deeply disturbing 1988 graphic novel; The Killing Joke. Yes, that’s the one where the Joker shoots Barbara Gordon in the stomach, strips her naked, takes photos of her writhing in agony, and then displays those photos to Commissioner Gordon in an amusement park ride tunnel. No, we’re not joking, that actually happens. Look it up. Yes; ‘holy crap’ is the correct response. Superhero films have never dared go anywhere close to as dark as their comic book counterparts.
With that being said, the trailer for the new standalone origin story of The Joker has dropped, and fans have been quick to pour over it and share their opinions.
No great musicians come out of Canada, right? Nothing could be further from the truth. Not only do some of the greatest musicians in the world come from the Great White North, but some of the greatest musicians of all time. These are 8 red hot, highly respected stars that originated in Canada. [Read more…]
So, you’ve just landed a jackpot win. $1.6 billion, to be exact. About time! It could probably have come sooner, but since you finally have it, the only thing left to do now is figure out how to spend it all.
You might be thinking that you could never possibly spend $1.6 billion, no matter how hard you tried. But don’t panic just yet; we’re here to help you find things obscenely expensive so that you can burn through those millions as quickly as possible. [Read more…]
When a tennis ball-sized diamond failed to fetch its US$92 million auction price, a respected financial publication implied it was because millennials were not buying the prized rocks. Apparently, diamonds are only a girl’s best friend if that girl is a privileged, heterosexual, cisgender woman who was born before the early 1980s.
The report in the Economist claimed that millennials are not spending money on the precious stones because the generation has a conscience. It alleged that the young adults who were the children raised by Barney the Dinosaur are worried about buying what are known as conflict or blood diamonds. The term refers to stones mined and produced in areas under the control of rebel forces that use the profits to fund terrorism and war. [Read more…]