Boys Like Me

Publisher:
CBC

Boys Like Me

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Why are some lonely, young men a growing threat to our safety? In 2018, a Toronto man drove a van down a busy sidewalk, killing 11 people and injuring many more. He was linked to the "incel" movement, a dark online world fueled by violent misogyny, extreme isolation and perceived rejection. In the wake of the attack, Evan Mead discovers a disturbing connection to the perpetrator. They were former high school classmates; both outcasts, existing together on the fringes of social acceptance. How did two young men who started in similar circumstances, end up on such drastically different paths? This five-part series...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Laura Hanrahan • Cosmopolitan Jul 7, 2022

"It's fascinating and terrifying at the same time."

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Score: 5

George Fenwick • Stuff NZ Jan 16, 2022

"CBC journalist Ellen Chloe Bateman is a skilled and engaging presenter, approaching this dark subject with the right balance of scrutiny and sensitivity. It’s a challenging but fascinating listen, and vital more than ever..."

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