S-Town – An Accidental Journey Through The Maze Of Life | Voices in the Dark
**SPOILER ALERT – If you've not listened past Episode 2 of S-Town, you might want to catch up before reading this...** The enormously popular podcast S-Town is the most recent offering from the makers of Serial and This American Life. And, at first glance, there is little to suggest a significant deviation from the tried and tested, genre-defining formula of its predecessor: "S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life." Just another murder-mystery, right? Wrong. Whatever the original pretext and intrigue which led Brian Reed to Shit-Town Alabama, the story that unfolds delves much