Everything You Need To Know About ‘Serial’ Before the Finale

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- Diane Cho + Rahsheeda Ali

Serial, from the creators of the award-winning podcast, This American Life, has grown into a cultural phenomenon overnight. Hordes of listeners tune in to host Sarah Koenig every Thursday to try and solve the mystery of who murdered Woodlawn High School student Hae Min Lee in 1999. The obsession with the show has spawned hilarious parody videos, detailed episode recaps, and sub-reddits on sub-reddits filled with theories on whether convicted killer/ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed is actually innocent.

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What If the Sony Email Leaks Were Taken Out of Context?

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Sony has been taking hit after hit ever since anonymous hackers breached the company’s systems on November 24. The culprits, who may or may not be tied to North Korea, a country enraged about Sony’s upcoming Kim Jong Un assassination comedy The Interview, have not only leaked dozens of the company’s latest films, including this year’s Fury, but also hundreds of private internal emails. Mega producer Scott Rudin and Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman Amy Pascal came out looking the worst, with exchanges between two the spitting vitriol at Angelina Jolie, Kevin Hart, and Aaron Sorkin, among others.

However, regardless of how clear their messages seem to be, plenty of them were completely misunderstood. So, we’re here to clear up any confusion by placing the misinterpreted emails in the right context.
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