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, 33.1K 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
33.1K Ratings

33.1K Ratings

~Winda J. ,

Genius

Captivating and completely engaging. Very well put together and has you wanting more. Hoping a movie will be made.

moms7er ,

S-town is genius

I gave up on this too soon at first having a feeling it was a wild goose chase. But it was a beautiful life story. The website should have images though as I found myself looking for more visuals! It was great, good job team!
And you know what, this podcast was a lovely funeral for Jon B for all his friends who didn’t get to say goodbye. I think

SuperAuratus ,

Brian is just fantastic

Dude! Why is there not an audiobook of “true crime short stories” by Brian?
NPR y u no do its?

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