Killer Roles: Ledger's Joker and the Magick of Acting

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Why do people take the role of Joker so serious? Was Heath Ledger’s death truly a random tragedy or was there something more insidious going on as people so often suspect? As it turns out the role of “The Joker” has ancient roots that involve religious and state ritual. By diving into the homework Heath was given to create his legendary Joker we begin to piece together the dark jigsaw puzzle that involves Freud, Stanley Kubrick and even Adolf Hitler.

On this week’s episode we discuss:
-Jodie Foster
-Actor Egregores
-Method Acting
-Magickal Casting
-David Lynch
-Origins of Theater
-Jesters
-A Clockwork Orange
-The Dark Knight
-The Glasgow Smile
-Why Bethoven’s Ninth?
In the extended show available at http://www.patreon.com/TheWholeRabbit we go even further to explore:
-How Heath Ledger died
-Who was implicated in Ledger’s death
-Got Milk?
-The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
-The Silver Screen
-How Method Acting Works
-Christian Bale
-Jack Nicholson and Stanley Kubrick
-The Eye of Ra

The Whole Rabbit is written (mostly) by Luke Madrid and Heka Astra.

Music By:
Spirit Travel Plaza
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Sources:

Heath Ledger’s Journal:
https://imgur.com/gallery/56ruf

Screenrant’s “nothing-to-see-here” piece on Ledger’s Joker:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhWvFQaz9hk

How Joker Changed Heath Ledger for Good:
https://www.looper.com/141474/how-playing-the-joker-changed-heath-ledger-for-good/

Ode to Joy:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ode_to_Joy

The Nazis:
https://www.dw.com/en/beethoven-as-nazi-propaganda/a-53262640

Drinking Milk:
https://brightside.me/wonder-films/if-you-see-someone-drinking-milk-in-a-movie-the-director-is-giving-you-a-hint-795311/

Mary-Kate Connection:
https://www.google.com/amp/s/accessonlineprod.ao.apps.nbcuni.com/articles/mary-kate-olsens-connection-to-heath-ledger-death-revealed-62192/%3famp

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