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
    • 4.6 • 45K 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

4.6 out of 5
45K Ratings

45K Ratings

whatever theyre all taken 🙄 ,

Absolute masterpiece

This is one of the if not THE MOST compelling stories I’ve ever had the pleasure and at times the pain , and sadness to experience. Thanks to all , but esp Mr John B and company from Bibb . From a small town girl , with more nihilistic tendencies than not - I get each and every one of these folks . Blessings .

Tupac92a ,

This Should Win Awards

This podcast came out when people were still a little hesitant about listening. This is by far my favorite podcast that I have EVER listened to. I find myself often thinking about this story. Please re-air with updates!!!

Jser21 ,

A Storytelling Masterpiece

Every aspect of this podcast – from the narration, characters, music/scoring, poignancy – is just an absolute storytelling masterpiece. I listen to it at least once a year I would say, and I am never less than fully compelled and moved. It is something that Brian Reed and all the team should be very proud of. It is a gem and privilege that we were introduced not only to the person that was John B McLemore, but also horology and so much more.
I can’t believe I randomly was going through my podcasts (I never read podcast reviews??) only to be alerted to the fact that Tyler Goodson was killed by cops from another reviewer! I just read several news articles and …how horribly sad. I do wonder if the family will allow a follow up podcast about the years since, though with the legal issues it may not be feasible.
Either way, I have recommended this podcast to many people and it has never disappointed. I will continue to listen to it and be moved.
It’s later than you think.

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