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My Favourite Podcasts

When I was working, I traveled long distances to get to work and then sometimes to visit my clients. It wasn’t unusual for me to travel 400 km some days. 281 more words


Serial Box

I don’t want to labour a point I already made on Twitter, but I started listening to Serial before you did (just deal with it). I heard the first episode when it was on… 1,355 more words


Serial Podcast: Get In While the Getting Is Good

Not since the final six episodes of Breaking Bad has something had such an unyielding clutch on the popular culture devotees of the world as  744 more words

Popular-ish Culture

Serial is showing white people how to talk about people of color

In September of this year, Sarah Koenig, a producer for the venerable public radio anthology show This American Life, pitched an idea to the show’s host and co-creator, Ira Glass, for… 1,027 more words

Family of Adnan Syed Reacts to 'Serial' Podcast

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Millions have become obsessed with a 15-year-old murder case thanks to NPR’s “Serial,” a podcast from the team behind “This American Life” that explores a real-life mystery week-by-week. 269 more words


Serial is the most listened to podcast in the world right now. A spin off of This American Life, it follows Sarah Koenig’s investigation into the murder of Hae Min Lee in Baltimore in 1999. 977 more words

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Writers' Podcasts to Check Out

Writers’ podcasts are a great way to boost writing skills without outlaying a lot of money. Cheap is good, as anyone who’s been in the game for a while knows. 457 more words

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