Sarah Koenig, producer and host of the podcast Serial speaks at Boston University's 'Power of Narrative' conference in Boston Massachusetts March 29, 2015.
Sarah Koenig, producer and host of the podcast Serial speaks at Boston University's 'Power of Narrative' conference in Boston Massachusetts March 29, 2015.  Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe

Serial Has Returned and the Internet Cannot Handle It

Dec 10, 2015

The highly anticipated second season of Sarah Koenig's podcast Serial is finally here and the Internet is going crazy about it. As was rumored, this season will tackle the case of Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who walked off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured and held by the Taliban for nearly five years.

After the team at Serial announced its release with a casual tweet and an email to subscribers on Thursday morning, people took to Twitter to express their emotions and thoughts about the upcoming episodes.

Many could barely contain their excitement:

https://twitter.com/katbamkapow/status/674975380181295109

While others cracked jokes about the series:

https://twitter.com/alexsleepwalks/status/674975408606023680

Others recognized the severity of the subject matter being discussed:

Even Rabia Chaudry, a lawyer who set in motion the events that led to season one, chimed in:

The first episode of season two, “DUSTWUN” (or “Duty Status – Whereabouts Unknown”), is available to download now.

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