Adnan Syed's Bail Motion, Sarah Koenig's Serial Choices, Offshore's Big Splash
Heads up Baltimore City Court! Here comes Adnan Syed seeking a bail hearing. It's not your usual motion, written more like a campaign speech than a legal brief.
The Crime Writers dig into the latest in the efforts of Serial's protagonist to get out of prison now that his conviction has been vacated.
And a journalism conundrum: IF Sarah Koenig knew about Jay Wild's post-Adnan criminal history, should she have included it in Serial?
Also, the panel hangs ten in Hawaii with the new podcast, "Offshore" from Honolulu Civil Beat and PRX. Can a white reporter do justice to a tale of Hawaiian culture and disenfranchisement?
Related: Toby recommends reading this article from the New Yorker, "The American Raj," to learn more about Hawaiian history.
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Plus: mystery solved! Who bought the family-sized bucket of massage lotion? We finally know. Finally.
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