Anthropological documentarian Louis Theroux's various series--most notably, Weird Weekends--have often turned to US subcultures as a source for his offbeat and/or fucked-up subject matter. His latest outing for BBC Two takes him to South LA, where the streets are filled with crime, poverty, and, apparently, horrifying dogs: the first chapter looks at the area's weaponized canines and growing feral pit bull problem. Its effect is the exact opposite of those Visit California commercials:
Louis Theroux's LA Stories hits BBC Two on March 23. Those of us who don't have any BBCs will be forced to retreat into the dark American subculture of just downloading things.