Daily Archives: September 15, 2017

Friday TV: Vandalism as True Crime

As vital as a genre it’s becoming, the true crime documentary series is also ripe for parody, which it gets today in the Funny or Die-produced send-up “American Vandal” (Netflix, streaming). That it’s about cars that have been spray painted with penises makes it central to Funny or Die humor sensibility (but also recalls Chris […]

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McCain and Kerry Agree on Vietnam

There will be scores of community talk-backs associated with the Ken Burns-Lynn Novick opus “The Vietnam War” that starts Sunday on PBS. Perhaps none will be as prestigious as the one this week at the Kennedy Center, that featured three Vietnam veterans that rose to heights in the government. There, Sen. John McCain, former Secretary of […]

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