Sarah Koenig

No Coincidence, No Story!

We were listening to NPR on the drive home from the train home from New York and got totally into an episode of This American Life: No Coincidence, No Story!.

The host was Sarah Koenig of Serial fame.

This American Life asked folks to send in their best coincidence stories and they picked great ones to put on the air. It’s a great show.

Had I known, I’d have submitted mine: It really is a small world.

Inside the making of Serial, season two

Inside the making of Serial, season two

This is a fascinating, behind the scenes look at how the Serial crew came up with their subject for season two written by Carl Swanson.

Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life hosted by Sarah Koenig.

Season one of Serial was the most successful podcast of all time (which it remains) and it was so effective that it got the case of Adnan Syed reopened in Baltimore, Maryland.

For more on Serial, see the Wikipedia entry: Serial (podcast).

For a list of interesting podcasts of the same type: The best factual podcasts.