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Anybody listening to this "Serial" Podcast?

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Apparently, its all the rage in podcasting. I haven't checked into it yet. But I've heard about it on 2-3 different podcasts about it being the most popular podcast around. So what's the deal? What's so great about it? As far as I know, Paul F. Tompkins hasn't been on it, so what's the deal?

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It's an interesting story -presented in an interesting way. Yet i think by mid-way through the run it starts to be more and more manipulative in its construction. There is some weirdness in Sarah Koenig bending over backwards to make it clear that the Asian and Muslim people at the center of the events were by all accounts 'normal' (read: generally acted in a 'Caucasian' manner).

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so boring, p much no jokes at all

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I'm listening to it. I liked it very much at the start but I agree with everything justin said. It starts to feel weird, and it's definitely the whitest podcast I've ever heard. What justin said about the racism is so true.

 

Also, feels like they don't really have anything concrete to make a show with anymore, but they're hopping in the studio for a whole episode of Koenig going "Hmmm, wonder if he did it?"

 

It's like a This American Life story that's gone on for too long at this stage.

 

I hope the last episode will be a commentary of the first episode.

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i think it's incredible. i don't hear at all what these guys are saying. though it would be a miracle if it actually pays off in any satisfying way at the end.

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I just started listening to Serial. I think one of the standout points of this podcast is how pleasing Sarah Koenig's voice is. I could listen to this woman talk about anything.

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I just started listening to Serial. I think one of the standout points of this podcast is how pleasing Sarah Koenig's voice is. I could listen to this woman talk about anything.

 

ha! that's so true

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i think it's incredible. i don't hear at all what these guys are saying. though it would be a miracle if it actually pays off in any satisfying way at the end.

Totally agree. I'm not the kind of person that watches murder-porn but I find myself noticing inconsistencies in the testimonies before the narrator points them out. I don't see the racism - I can't even argue against that because I don't see any of their implied points.

 

I'm worried I'll feel like I did at the end of seasons 2 and 3 of The Killing. Let down.

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I'm worried I'll feel like I did at the end of seasons 2 and 3 of The Killing. Let down.

 

it's just like all of those dramas that create more questions than they answer each week, it will never pay off :( they just pile on the intrigue until one day it ends and you are disappointed :lol:

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love serial . in fact after you Finnish check out undisclosed . it Really details the things serial skipped over . its hosted by rabia (may have spelled her name wrong) Adnons relative

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