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Jeffrey Dahmer's Netflix show has reached cult status popularity within pop culture.

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Jeffrey Dahmer's Netflix show has reached cult status popularity within pop culture. Photo: Supplied

As fans flock towards the Jeffrey Dahmer series titled Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, Janice Phiri takes us through the peculiar desensitisation of media in pop culture today.

It seems there isn’t a subculture that you won’t find on the internet, even when Fandom supports and lionises a literal serial killer. 

The Netflix special about the 20th-century serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer, called Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is making the rounds on the internet as true crime enthusiasts, film and television critics, social justice warriors and social media users haven’t talked about much else in the last few weeks. 

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