8 episodes

S-Town is a podcast hosted by Brian Reed from Serial Productions, a New York Times company. The story follows a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.

S-Town Serial

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 108 Ratings

S-Town is a podcast hosted by Brian Reed from Serial Productions, a New York Times company. The story follows a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.

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    • 4 min
    Chapter I

    Chapter I

    “If you keep your mouth shut, you’ll be surprised what you can learn.”

    • 51 min
    Chapter II

    Chapter II

    “Has anybody called you?”

    • 46 min
    Chapter III

    Chapter III

    “Tedious and brief.”

    • 52 min
    Chapter IV

    Chapter IV

    “If anybody could find it, it would be me.”

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Chapter V

    Chapter V

    “Nobody’ll ever change my mind about it.”

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
108 Ratings

108 Ratings

k lily ,

Beautifully presented….a fascinating story

A beautifully told story about a fascinating man, who cared deeply. I very much enjoyed this insight into part of John B’s life and loves. I will not forget John B for quite sometime and then someday I may.

123prout ,

Loved it

Incredible story and really touching

F_r_e_d_ ,

Loved it, kind of an empathy test

A very interesting slice of life, touching and fascinating. Definitely a strange character but the podcast is so well done that you end up understanding why. In the movies they say aim for empathy, not sympathy, and that’s everything this podcast has achieved.

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