Life imitates comics: Bernie Madoff as the Joker

March 19, 2009 | 1:29 a.m.

The Joker surged in popular culture with the release of “The Dark Knight” and Heath Ledger’s posthumous Oscar certainly didn’t dampen the trend. Here’s a recent photo by Timothy A. Clary of Getty/AFP capturing the real-life bad guy smirking from a newsstand in New York…or should I just call it Gotham?

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– Geoff Boucher

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