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, 33.9K 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
33.9K Ratings

33.9K Ratings

m.b.riley ,

Who would have thought

Amazing pod cast thank you so much for this great one.

MsTZ3 ,

Emotions galore!

I loved this series. I found myself expressing my feelings out loud in a car by myself - “no, he didn’t!” And “oh, boy” and more! John was quirky but the kind of interesting we all need to be challenged by in our everyday lives. Excellent work.

jennyj240 ,

I could not stop listening

Brian Reed did an amazing job painting the picture of this story and how it played out. I could not stop listening.

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