I had a chance to watch HBO’S (Vice’s) documentary on Donny O’Malley’s Veteran TV network. Donny started the company with $150,000 of his life savings, and 150,000 from his parents. Vice TV remarks that Vet TV is controversial and filled with dark humor and calls it objectional comedy. Donny says he just wanted show the reality of how frontline soldiers act in the field, its not like in the movies with their feel good propaganda pieces. At one point the reporter from vice says “Donnie is pretty offensive at times especially if your not the audience he is aiming for, and your probably not, if you are a civilian this content probably isn’t for you”.
At one point the reporter says I have done other military stories and have had family members that have served and because of the type of humor she debated even doing this story at all. I was just curious about everyone else’s thought’s on Vet TV and how vice handled it. Here is the documentary below