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 • 45.1K 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
45.1K Ratings

45.1K Ratings

FNOMINL ,

Fourth listen to entire podcast

This podcast is simply timeless! Storytelling at its finest. Like returning to a favorite book, I guess S-Town will always be a good listen in life!

I just wish JBM had a chance to know how popular a podcast this would be and that he would become known and loved by so many!

Tyler…what were you thinking dude? What went on there? 🥲❤️

d00dles4science ,

Wow. Just wow.

One of the best podcasts I’ve ever heard. What an amazing story about an incredible person. Rest in peace John B. I will probably think of you every time I recycle

hpyfurever! ,

Cheers to John B

It’s hard to explain why this story and these people are so compelling. Human interest at its finest. Brian and the team brilliantly captured a tiny chapter of American life I would have never known otherwise.

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