A send-up that hits awfully close to home

The latest 'mockumentary' from Netflix, American Vandal, offers an interesting focus on social media

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
5th October, 2017
A send-up of the true crime genre, this mockumentary seeks to find the answers to who drew 27 penises on the cars of the employees of a fictional high school in California.

The premise of Netflix's American Vandal is so ridiculous that even its tag-line would be a touch too much for this house.

A send-up of the true crime genre, this mockumentary seeks to find the answers to who drew 27 penises on the cars of the employees of a fictional high school in California. Fear not, this column will go to ludicrous lengths to avoid spoilers.

Twists, deception, over-involved narrators, deliberate let-downs, and imperfect reveals fill...

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