“S-Town,” the newly released podcast from Serial Productions, an outfit led by the creators of “Serial” and “This American Life,” has shattered previous podcast download records.
If you love “This American Life” or “Serial,” cancel your evening plans.
If you love “This American Life” and “Serial,” you’re in luck: This morning, the creators of those two podcasts announced that in two short weeks they’ll release a new podcast, “S-Town.”
The long wait is over: ‘Serial’ has returned, just in time for the 5th night of Hanukkah. This season, Sarah Koenig focuses on the story of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
By late fall 2014, you could count on one thing coming up in every conversation with anyone who might ever have listened to NPR: Sarah Koenig’s podcast “Serial.” From hours-long debates over the possible guilt of Adnan Syed — the convicted murderer who was the podcast’s subject — to parodies of the ad for MailChimp, one of the show’s sponsors, that preceded every episode, the engrossing true-crime story seemed to be everywhere.
Are you experiencing major ‘Serial’ withdrawal now that season one is over? To help get you through it, here are some of the podcast’s most delicious moments of levity.
No spoilers here about the “Serial” season finale, but Gabrielle Birkner does say this much: The podcast ends with a special thanks to a certain Jewish studies professor.
Sarah Koenig’s ‘Serial’ is the most-listened-to podcast ever. And for good reason. The true crime drama raises questions about stereotypes that all Jews can relate to.
A Brooklyn grand jury on Tuesday indicted a clothing salesman on murder charges in the shooting deaths this year of three shopkeepers of Middle Eastern descent, prosecutors said.