Tiger King is a show about how the internet eats us all
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Tiger King is one of the strongest contenders for most watchable TV show of the year, and its a problem. A documentary miniseries comprising seven quick episodes, each under an hour, you could watch the whole thing in a weekend; given the subject, youll probably finish even faster.
The Netflix series follows a man both larger than life and smothered by it: Joe Exotic, the one-time owner of a successful-seeming private zoo with over 200 tigers and other big cats. Hes a man who ran for president of the United States, then governor of Oklahoma, and then sometime after, may have tried to hire someone to kill his nemesis, a woman dedicated to shutting his zoo down. Its incredibly compelling, and terribly so: Tiger King is almost wholly…