"Serial," the nonfiction narrative podcast from "This American Life" that took over earbuds in 2014, has a follow-up. And it's better. "S-Town" bills itself as a similar true crime tale, but it goes beyond that. The seven episodes center on John B. McLemore, the clock-building liberal living in his lifelong Alabama town. A murder has happened, he says, and he wants producer Brian Reed to investigate. Reed comes away with an unexpected story - riveting and sad, yet life-affirming.
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