pete rorabaugh

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Month: November 2014

  • Conversations on the Serial Podcast: Five

    Today on “Conversations” we discussed the emotional impact of Serial’s Episode 9: “To Be Suspected” along with white privilege and gender bias. See Rabia’s post related to Episode 9, “Deeper Into The Fog” on her NEW domain! I will be posting my response to the episode later this week, and we’ll be back next Monday,…

  • Conversations on the Serial Podcast: Four

    Serial is more than halfway complete at this point. I’ve waited until now to focus on one of the three most central topics for my study of the podcast: ethics. It is a happy coincidence that our guest on today’s Hangout is Adam Bonnifield (/u/quickredditaccount), one of the four moderators of the Serial subreddit; Reddit serves…

  • Time Change and Reddit Guest for “Conversations” #4

    My weekly discussion “Conversations on the Serial Podcast” with Rabia Chaudry will happen Mon, Nov. 17, at 2pm EST instead of 1pm EST. You can watch the conversation live here. We will be joined by Adam Bonnifield (/u/quickredditaccount) who serves as one of the four moderators of the subreddit on Serial. I will be blogging about…

  • Conversations on the Serial Podcast: Three

    The episodes of Serial continue to get crunchy with metanarrative detail. By that I mean that the podcast serves as a catalyst for other narrative strands. Reddit, Twitter, WordPress,  Split the Moon (Rabia Chaudry’s blog), and Slate’s “Serial Spoiler Special” podcast (begun the same week that our Conversations did), along with dozens of media reviews of the…

  • Conversations on the Serial Podcast: Two

    In my conversation with Rabia today, we discussed Serial’s latest episode, “The Case Against Adnan Syed” and Rabia’s post last week “The Worst of It.” Discussion of Serial at this point mainly focuses on Adnan’s guilt or innocence, and, while I’m just as interested in this as anyone else getting up early on Thursday morning to…

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