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This new podcast from the 'Serial' team is going to be your next obsession

This new podcast from the 'Serial' team is going to be your next obsession Small town, clocks — murder?If all goes well for the newly-launched Serial Productions, those will soon be the favorite topics of the podcasting world.

MashTalk: Is SXSW finally growing up?

MashTalk: Is SXSW finally growing up? On this week's MashTalk podcast, the Mashable tech team recaps the highs and lows of SXSW, dives into exploding headphones (ugh—more exploding tech to freak out about?) and discusses why the idea of Facezam (a fake app that would have been the "Shazam for faces") should scare you.

Here's why everyone's obsessed with that Missing Richard Simmons podcast

Here's why everyone's obsessed with that Missing Richard Simmons podcast In the past few weeks Missing Richard Simmons has shot up the charts — the podcast charts.It's turning into a Serial-level obsession, but this time everyone's talking about an aging fitness guru.

MashReads Podcast: 'Fever Dream' is a surrealist 'WTF!?' kind of novel

MashReads Podcast: 'Fever Dream' is a surrealist 'WTF!?' kind of novel It's this very challenging and quixotic task that propels Samanta Schweblin's surrealist novel Fever Dream.In Fever Dream, Schweblin constructs a nightmare-like tale of family and motherhood that will leave you asking yourself what's real, what's fake and does the difference between the two even matter.

The podcast that promises to be the next Serial, S-Town, just dropped today

The podcast that promises to be the next Serial, S-Town, just dropped today Miss Serial?(Who doesn't?

'Serial' team's new podcast is a murder mystery ripe for bingeing

'Serial' team's new podcast is a murder mystery ripe for bingeing The murder mystery podcast from This American Life happened to be serialized — a new episode every week — but their latest endeavor, S-Town just dropped in full.All eight episodes dropped Tuesday morning, so it's binge time for everyone, starting with reviewers.

Podcasts join the Netflix-style world of bingeing with new one from creator of 'Serial'

Podcasts join the Netflix-style world of bingeing with new one from creator of 'Serial' It's refreshing in modern media when the answer to the question "Why did you do this?When Snyder and her co-creators sat down to structure "S-Town" — their new true-crime podcast released on Tuesday — it occurred to them that the story might best be served if the entire thing could be posted at once.

3 podcasts that will help millennials take over the world

3 podcasts that will help millennials take over the world And as these trends accelerate, Millennials will have a chance to rewrite corporate culture according to their values.But future leaders can also gain valuable knowledge on the go and on their own terms through podcasts.

MashTalk: Samsung's Galaxy S8 is here, but does it live up to all the hype?

MashTalk: Samsung's Galaxy S8 is here, but does it live up to all the hype? After months of daily leaks, Samsung finally announced its next flagship Android phones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+.Do the new phones live up to their hype and can they restore confidence in Samsung after the disastrous Galaxy Note 7?

The mysterious hedge maze from 'S-Town' is falling apart, and it's too sad to handle

The mysterious hedge maze from 'S-Town' is falling apart, and it's too sad to handle If you've listened to This American Life's heartbreaking new endeavor S-Town, you know about the mysterious man-made maze on John B.In episode 1, John tells host Brian Reed the exact coordinates of the maze, which John himself designed and curated.

MashReads Podcast: 'Goodbye Days' dives into the messy feelings of young grief

MashReads Podcast: 'Goodbye Days' dives into the messy feelings of young grief Or at least that's the case with YA author Jeff Zentner's latest novel Goodbye Days.Now instead of spending his senior year with his closest friends, Carver is mourning the loss of lives that passed far too young.

MashTalk: Is Apple's Mac Pro apology enough to stop users from defecting to Windows?

MashTalk: Is Apple's Mac Pro apology enough to stop users from defecting to Windows? But is the apology and promise of a do-over (that, again, won't come for another year) enough to smooth things over with frustrated Pro users?Tech Editor Pete Pachal, Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff, Senior Tech Correspondent Raymond Wong, and Assistant Tech Editor Louise Matsakis discuss just that on this week's MashTalk podcast.

MashTalk: Did Burger King cross the line with its Google Home stunt?

MashTalk: Did Burger King cross the line with its Google Home stunt? Needless to say, Google Home users were pissed at the invasiveness of the marketing stunt, and Google moved quickly to block the phrase.But did Burger King really screw up big time and cross the line, or should we expect more brands to start "hijacking" our smart speakers (3:04)?

MashReads Podcast: Why you should reread 'The Great Gatsby' as an adult

MashReads Podcast: Why you should reread 'The Great Gatsby' as an adult There are few books that capture the pursuit of — and utter disenchantment with — the American Dream as well as F.Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.

ESPN killed something else with its layoffs, its best hope to reach millennials: TrueHoop podcasts

ESPN killed something else with its layoffs, its best hope to reach millennials: TrueHoop podcasts The news that the podcasts will shut down comes along with the massive layoffs announced earlier this week.As the TrueHoop podcast brand grew, more of ESPN's more vibrant voices joined the mix, along with something very different: podcast co-hosts who had no official relationship with ESPN (shouts to Big Wos, an early member of the TrueHoop family).

ESPN launches new podcast series, bringing back TrueHoop cast to NBA fans

ESPN launches new podcast series, bringing back TrueHoop cast to NBA fans But there's a catch: the pop-culture-meets-sports-talk series of podcasts have a brand-new name, and a slightly different, but mostly familiar lineup.Beginning Friday, most of the people behind the popular TrueHoop series of podcasts will return under a new name: The Basketball Analogy.

Does Microsoft now make more exciting computers than Apple?

Does Microsoft now make more exciting computers than Apple? Along with Windows 10 S, Microsoft announced its very first clamshell notebook, the Surface Laptop — and what a laptop it is.5 hour battery life, the Surface Laptop seems to have it all.

Side Hustle Pro is the perfect entrepreneurship podcast

Side Hustle Pro is the perfect entrepreneurship podcast That's why Nicaila Matthews created Side Hustle Pro, a podcast that features black women entrepreneurs explaining how they turned their side hustles into successful businesses.One year after its launch, Side Hustle Pro gets 400,000 downloads and 65,000 unique listens per month.

MTV is already discussing a future 'Teen Wolf' reboot before the current 'Teen Wolf' even says goodbye

MTV is already discussing a future 'Teen Wolf' reboot before the current 'Teen Wolf' even says goodbye Just look at Teen Wolf, which is reportedly being discussed for a revival before the current series even closes.The Hollywood Reporter shared on Wednesday that MTV is already discussing a reboot of its beloved werewolf teen drama, which may seem like madness considering.

Debate settled: The plural of emoji is...

Debate settled: The plural of emoji is... It's been a big week for emoji 😎 After Monday kicked things off with the fourth annual World Emoji Day 🙌 Apple announced a new set of emojis coming to the iPhone later this year, including Woman With Headscarf and Zombie.🎬 It hits theaters on July 28, and Sony Pictures hosted a ceremony at the Empire State Building to both promote the movie and commemorate World Emoji Day, with the movie's cast — including Patrick Stewart 🚀 and Maya Rudolph 😂 — hosting an event where the iconic skyscraper was lit up in "emoji yellow" 👊 Also in attendance: Jeremy Burge, the founder and Chief Emoji Officer of Emojipedia.