Review: “My Dad Wrote a Porno” on HBO

The marketplace always has left room for junk art. Whether it’s the B movie, pulp fiction or velvet Elvis paintings, we’ve maintained a soft spot for kitsch culture, for works that speak to us on a visceral level, no matter their quality. The Internet and social media has upped the ante, elevating otherwise awful works of art into the mainstream. The Room. Rebecca Black’s “Friday.” So it’s no wonder that “My Dad Wrote A Porno” became a hit podcast, with more than 160 million downloads, a world tour, and now an HBO special, which premiered last weekend. I can...

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