If You Love 'Serial,' You Probably Have More In Common With Weegee Than You Think

December 9, 2014 4:09 PM

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If You Love 'Serial,' You Probably Have More In Common With Weegee Than You Think

On October 3, 2014, "This American Life" producer Sarah Koenig began telling a very specific story. She introduced public radio listeners to a man named Adnan Syed, who may or may not have been wrongly convicted of killing his former girlfriend, an 18-year-old Baltimore resident named Hae Min Lee, back in 1999.

Koenig set her sights on unraveling Syed's guilty verdict, a decision that -- today, at least -- seems laced with doubt. What began as a small weekly investigation of this strange case, quickly evolved into a show with a five-million-person audience. "Serial" has since spawned countless Reddit subgr...

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