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    For the Serial Podcaster: The Night Swim

    In the age of true crime podcasts, everyone is trying to stay one step ahead of the competition. And for Rachel Krall (a clear play on Sarah Koenig, right down to the savior of the wrongfully convicted), she needs her latest season to be a success. Enter the small town “he-said, she-said” trial case of a collegiate, Olympic hopeful swimmer accused of raping a sixteen year old girl. Over about 350 pages of artfully executed, intertwining narratives from the present day trial to creepy anonymous letters detailing a possible murder from 25 years ago, interspersed with snippets from the ongoing podcast, you’ll fly through it in a day only to…

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