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The Sporkful

True Crime: Investigating An Office Fridge Food Theft

Monday, March 09, 2015

It’s Elkhart, Indiana, 2001. Two inches of Heather Coleman's turkey club disappear from her office fridge. The thief is nowhere to be found. And Heather’s life will never be the same.

The Brian Lehrer Show

The Podcast Is Over, But Serial Case Goes On

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Serial podcast is over but Adnan Syed's appeal is ongoing, and just this week, a source from the podcast stepped forward to provide an alibi for Syed in court.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Next: In Albany; In Education; For Adnan Syed

Friday, January 23, 2015

NYS Assembly Speaker is facing corruption charges, but he still makes big decisions for the state. Plus: school hierarchy in NYC; a new chapter in the Serial case; and more.

Studio 360

10 Things You Had To See Online This Year

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

There were good things happening on the internet in 2014, from ClickHole to Kermit to a great new podcast called Serial. 
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The Takeaway

Serial's Hard Lessons About Criminal Justice

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Today, "Serial" concludes its first season. While the story of Adnan Syed has captivated millions of listeners, it's also exposed flaws in the American criminal justice system. 

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Operavore

Top Five Serial Operas

Thursday, December 18, 2014

 "Serial," a series about a little-known murder case from 1999, has been called podcasting's first breakout hit. Opera composers have also been drawn to episodic series.
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Soundcheck

Soundtracking 'Serial': The Musicians Behind the Podcast

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Composers Nick Thorburn and Mark Henry Phillips talk about crafting distinctive, suggestive sounds for the groundbreaking show. 

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The Takeaway

Here's the Crime-Drama Recipe that Makes 'Serial' So Successful

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Serial podcast combines the juicy details of crime reporting with This American Life-style narration, hooking scores of listeners who don't buy their crime stories at the drug store.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Boots on The Ground in Iraq, Negotiating With Terrorists, and a True Crime Drama

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Takeaway hears from Ambassador Paul Bremer who calls for boots on the ground in Iraq, we explore America's hostage negotiation policy, and the success of the podcast Serial.

Slate Culture Gabfest

Find Your Biatch Edition

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss This American Life's wildly popular spinoff show Serial, talk with Dan Pashman about his book Eat More Better, and debate Zadie Smith's essay about New York.

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The Truth

Third Party

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Mike Coleman is an independent candidate running for Congress, and he's finally getting some attention... from a serial killer. Performed by Ed Herbstman, Chet Siegel, Rick Adrews, Nick Kanellis, Louis Kornfeld, Amy Warren,...

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Strangers

Dave Kessler: Looking for Love in El Paso

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Dave Kessler has been online dating since 1996 and he's lived to tell the tales...

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