YUGE Serial News! Beware the Slenderman! And the Bear Brook Murders...solved?

The first Serial spinoff, "S-town," will be dropping in March. And we do mean "dropping." Serial Productions says it will release all of its episodes at once...making it one of the first major podcasts to invite fans to binge listen. Will you listen? Of course you will. And so will we. Rebecca brings in reporter Jason Moon to discuss the decade's old case of four unidentified bodies found in two barrels in Allentown NH's Bear Brook Park. A seemingly unrelated murder on the other side of the country may have revealed a serial killer...but no one knows who he actually is. Then the panel goes into the scary, provocative HBO documentary, "Beware the Slenderman." It looks at the case of two young girls who stabbed their friend to appease a modern-day internet boogeyman. So, should you watch the movie?? The panel is split but agrees on one thing: don't watch this one in the dark. Then in Crime of the Week, the only way to foil high-tech crooks is to go old school. This episode is sponsored by: Select Blinds. Mention Crime Writers On at check to receive free samples. SimpliSafe. Go to simplisafe.com/criminal and get 10% off. HelloFresh. Get $35 off with promo code CRIME35. Tripping.com. Book your next vacation home at tripping.com/writers. Madison Reed. Go to madison-reed.com and use promo code WRITERS to get 10% off and free shipping. The new book A Divided Spy by Charles Cumming.

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