Here We Go Again, Seasons Two and Three of Serial Have Premiere Dates

Serial, the blockbuster podcast whose first season inspired a million thinkpieces, has announced the premiere dates for its second and third seasons, so get ready for more opinions. Variety reports Sarah Koenig will be returning as host, and revealed the new seasons will be “very different...but no less interesting”… » 5/29/15 9:30am 5/29/15 9:30am

Maryland Court of Special Appeals to Consider Adnan Syed's Case

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals announced Tuesday that they will be considering an appeal for Serial's Adnan Syed. As reported in early December, this process has been underway for five years now. The court is considering an application for leave to appeal which the State of Maryland must respond to by January… » 1/13/15 7:40pm 1/13/15 7:40pm

Jay From Serial Gives His First Interview 

Oh, you thought Serial was over? That's so cute. Nope: Today, The Intercept published an exclusive interview with Jay Wilds—the key witness in the case against Adnan Syed—who refused to be formally interviewed for Serial. The piece contains no single explosive admission, but taken as a whole provides some pretty good… » 12/29/14 7:00pm 12/29/14 7:00pm

Serial: What If We Never Learn Who Killed Hae Min Lee?!?

America's favorite murder mystery podcast Serial airs its finale on Thursday and the waiting is almost more than I can bare. Who killed Hae Min Lee? Adnan? Jay? Stephanie? The Best Buy pay phone? Argh. Thankfully Funny or Die chose to make fun of us Serial fans and our anxiety in a spoof about show host Sara Koenig. » 12/17/14 10:00pm 12/17/14 10:00pm

Serial's Made Adnan Syed's Family Odd Celebrities

Serial and the case of Adnan Syed is now internationally popular (the BBC picked up the show) but back home, the Syeds say the case has left their family so fractured that Adnan's mother listens to her son's voice on the show's introduction for a bit of comfort while his father won't leave their bedroom. » 12/08/14 4:50pm 12/08/14 4:50pm

Is Serial Driving You Slowly Insane? Come Sit By Me.

If you like closure, don't listen to Serial. The addictive podcast investigates the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, a Maryland high schooler and Adnan Syed, who was convicted of her murder. Host Sarah Koenig is thoroughly engaging but she might not be able to find the real murderer—since it seems like Adnan is… » 12/05/14 11:50am 12/05/14 11:50am

Adnan Syed's Murder Case Is Headed to Appeals Court in January

Adnan Syed, who is currently serving a life sentence at a state prison in Western Maryland, will see his case—as recently made famous by Serial—decided by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in January. It will be the second appeals process for Syed, and what his lawyer C. Justin Brown calls his "last best chance at… » 12/01/14 2:30pm 12/01/14 2:30pm