7 episodes

S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about 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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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6, 2.4K Ratings

S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about 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.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

Digsla ,

A beautiful storey, beautifully told.

It’s time you learned about John B. McLemore. A beautiful storey, beautifully told. Thank you.

Emmaskrey ,

Moving

Twists and turns and an ending you don’t see coming... I cried when it finished. Plus the theme tune is great!

Tenistka007 ,

The best

I've listened to this several times now and cannot get enough - amazing journalist work and story of John B Mclemore is fascinating...

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