Last week, the folks behind Serial and This American Life, teamed up to release S-Town (short for Shittown), a seven-episode/seven-hour podcast which I devoured in three days flat. I don’t want to give any spoilers. So let me give you just the text that promotes the podcast on iTunes, and then suggest you start listening:
John despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks a reporter to investigate the son of a wealthy family who’s allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But then someone else ends up dead, sparking a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man’s life.
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