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Hulu’s Theranos docu-series ‘The Dropout’ is like watching a car crash in slow motion


Just because you know how the story ends doesn’t mean that it’s not fun to watch how it all went so horribly wrong.
That’s the premise of an entire emerging genre of media, mostly produced by streaming platforms, which chronicle the most salacious stories in tech, startups and wealth gone wrong. Hulu’s “The Dropout,” which focuses on the fall of Theranos is the latest. There’s also Apple TV+’s upcoming “WeCrashed” series, based on the podcast “WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork,” and then there’s Showtime’s recent “Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber,” featuring stars like Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Uma Thurman. And lest we forget when …

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