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‘Serial’ creators speak at Zellerbach Hall

Dare it be said: Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder may just be the modern Woodward and Bernstein. They’ve re-kindled the popular romance with journalism, and everyone is talking about it. Instead of taking down a presidency, their investigations range from a high school murder trial to the war in Afghanistan.
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7 podcasts to listen to while bored at work, internships

A smooth jazzy intro, a necessary sponsor ad and then the crisp, smart, comforting voices of your favorite podcast hosts as they launch into a 30 to 60 minute chat about a totally engrossing topic, and suddenly you’ve forgotten that this is your third hour spent organizing files for zero
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‘Serial’ recap: 1×09

Note: This recap contains spoilers for “Serial” up to and including episode 9, “To Be Suspected,” but does not include any spoilers beyond information outside the show. With only three episodes left of “Serial”’s first season, which is still blowing up the charts on iTunes, I doubt any last-minute revelations
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Weekender Picks

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, San Francisco’s free three-day music festival, is upon us. Take BART to Muni to Golden Gate Park to catch Dawes, Lone Bellow, Conor Oberst and countless others. Not interested in making the trek across the bay? Check out CalSLAM’s first poetry slam Friday night in 60 Evans.
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