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Feel Guilty About Your Love for Serial? Here’s What to Do About It

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As we’ve chronicled a number of times before, we’re huge fans of This American Life alumna Sarah Koenig’s new podcast Serial, which centers on the murder of a Baltimore high school student in 1999. But as it becomes increasingly impossible to ignore that the case involves real people with real feelings, it’s getting harder to enjoy Koenig’s storytelling without guilt pangs.

The Week in Review: Chris Rock Visits, Serial Soars Again

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Chris Rock eating lunch with contest winners at Cafe Hon, Via Whosay.com

A celebrity sighting turned into Steeler bashing, a light display turned into a real estate indicator and Serial made amateur detectives out of all of us. It’s the Week in Review for Dec. 6-12, 2014.

Serial Backstory: Adnan’s Family, Hae’s Brother, and the Afterlife of Murder

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Photo of Adnan Syed via Jonathan Hanson/The Guardian
Photo of Adnan Syed via Jonathan Hanson/The Guardian

Serial is now officially the most popular podcast of all time. For most people, it’s an intriguing or entertaining story; for a few people–most of whom live in Baltimore, where the murder at the center of the series took place, it’s hitting all too close to home.

Serial Case Comes Up for Appeal

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As we’ve detailed before, we’re big fans of Sarah Koenig’s podcast Serial, which explores a 15-year-old murder of a Baltimore high school student, possibly at the hands of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed.

Are You As Obsessed With Serial As I Am?

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I blogged about Serial, the new podcast from This American Life producer Sarah Koenig, a few weeks ago, right after I listened to the first two episodes. I had an inkling it would get big, but I had no idea it would get this big.

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