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The 'Serial' Case Will Be Re-Examined In A New HBO True Crime Docuseries About Adnan Syed

Nearly three-and-a-half years after Serial 's conclusion, followers of the popular 2014 podcast's first season still have questions. With the case far from closed in the court of public opinion, the Serial case will be re-examined in a new HBO true…
By Brad Witter

The Real Reason True Crime Series Like 'Serial' & 'The Staircase' Are SO Addictive

Flip through the television channels at any hour of the day, and you're basically guaranteed to find some kind of true crime programming, whether that's Dateline, or Law & Order True Crime, or just about any of Oxygen's programs. Streaming services…
By Jordan Lauf

Fans Already Want More 'S-Town'

It was only just released this week, and already the newest true crime podcast on the market is all anyone can talk about. When a piece of media takes off this aggressively right after its release, you have to start talking about the next step. So,…
By Alexis Rhiannon

These Were The 10 Most Popular Audiobooks In 2016

Want to know what books everyone was listening to last year? Audible revealed which were the 10 most popular audiobooks in 2016, and the list is a testament to how varied readers' tastes are. Below you'll find celebrity memoirs, highly anticipated…
By Kristian Wilson

Asia McClain's 'Serial' Alibi Is Being Questioned

If you're a fan of NPR's Serial, then the name Asia McClain means something to you. The podcast delved into the case of Adnan Syed, who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in 2000 for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a crime he…
By Courtney Lindley

8 Must-Read Books About Unsolved Crimes

For some reason, learning about unsolved murders and mysterious crimes is so strangely fascinating to so many of us. As a kid, I never understood why my mom enjoyed true crime investigation shows so much, but as an adult who loves Serial, Making A…
By Alex Weiss

'The Night Of's Naz Is Familiar, But Not Real

HBO's latest miniseries, The Night Of, is a haunting and realistic portrayal of the criminal justice system in America with the first episode focusing on the aftermath of a murder. While the main character of The Night of, Naz, is not a real person…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Sarah Koenig Responds To Adnan Syed's New Trial

As was revealed on June 30 by his lawyer C. Justin Brown on Twitter, Adnan Syed is being granted a retrial in the case of Hae Min Lee's death by Baltimore Circuit Court judge Martin Welch. According to Welch, the reason for granting the retrial to…
By Maitri Suhas

Adnan Syed's New Lawyer Made A Big Announcement

On Thursday afternoon, Adnan Syed, the subject of the first season of the Serial podcast, was granted a retrial in. Syed was convicted in 2000 of murdering Hae Min Lee, his ex-girlfriend, in Baltimore, Maryland. Now, thanks mainly to the attention…
By Erin Corbett

Will Adnan Syed Get Out Of Jail After The Retrial?

Heads-up, Serial fans: Adnan Syed is getting a retrial. Syed, whose 2000 murder conviction was the subject of the podcast's first season, is currently serving life in prison. But his lawyer, C. Justin Brown, announced Thursday morning that he'll be…
By Seth Millstein

Will Adnan Syded's New Trial Be On 'Serial'?

Major news for Serial fans: Adnan Syed is getting a new trial, according to a tweet from defense attorney C. Justin Brown. The first season of the popular podcast centered around the murder of Syed's high school ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. Syed was…
By Jamie Primeau

'Serial's Adnan Syed Was Granted A New Trial

The man whose case received national attention thanks to the popular podcast Serial will get a chance to clear his name. Adnan Syed has been granted a new trial. The order happened Thursday afternoon, four months after the post-conviction hearing…
By Courtney Lindley

Adnan Syed's Case Gets A New Special

Just like many people who listened to Season 1 of the Serial podcast, defense attorney Justin Brown thinks that Adnan Syed is entitled to a new trial. Syed was convicted for murdering his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in 1999, but has always maintained…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Asia McClain Opens Up About That Adnan Syed Letter

Anyone who listened to Season 1 of Sarah Koenig's podcast Serial about Adnan Syed's conviction for the murder of his high school girlfriend Hae Min Lee was at least partially intrigued by the letter Asia McClain wrote where she claimed she was with…
By Caitlin Gallagher

When Is Part 2 Of The Latest 'Serial' Available?

The ever-addictive, if slightly inconsistent, podcast Serial continues to enthral listeners into its second season. Season 2 examines the case of Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. Army Sergeant held captive in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, before being…
By Amy Mackelden

If You Liked 'Making A Murderer,' Watch These

If you have a Netflix account, chances are you've already made your way through all 10 episodes of the gripping true crime series Making A Murderer, which has the nation talking about Steven Avery's 2007 murder conviction and how he still claims…
By Jefferson Grubbs

Asia McClain Speaks Up For Adnan Syed

When I listened to the first episode of Serial all the way back in October 2014, I had no idea it would still be a part of my life a year and a half later. However, after watching Asia McClain speaking on behalf of Adnan Syed in court, oh boy, am I…
By Alexis Rhiannon

When Is The Next 'Serial' Season 1 Update?

Regardless of how invested you are in Serial Season 2 and the coverage of the Bowe Bergdahl case, I think every Serial fan can agree that Season 1 was amazing. Even more amazing is the fact that the podcast might have been integral in getting Adnan…
By Kadeen Griffiths

Will Adnan's Hearing Be Part Of 'Serial' Season 2?

Serial fans who waited with breathless excitement for the next biweekly episode to turn up on Thursday were surprised when that wasn't all that they received. On the same day as the next episode of Serial Season 2, there was also a Serial Season 1…
By Kadeen Griffiths

'Serial's Adnan Syed Looks Like This Now

Just when I think I'm all caught up on Serial and can pay attention to something else for a while, something new comes up that completely absorbs me. As the latest example, we now know what Adnan Syed looks like today. Syed hasn't been released from…
By Alexis Rhiannon