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Witness in ‘Serial’ murder case, now living in Spokane, writes memoir

Asia McClain Chapman didn’t know what a podcast was when friends began contacting her at her home in Spokane nearly two years ago. Now, the star alibi witness has written a book she hopes will “fill in the gaps” presented on the award-winning show “Serial” about a 1999 murder in Baltimore.

’Serial’ podcast returns with episode focusing on Bowe Bergdahl’s story

The first episode of the second season of the hit podcast “Serial” deals with the travails of former U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, charged with deserting the Army in Afghanistan in June 2009. For the first time in the media, Bergdahl tells his own story, a complicated tale that morphed from a missing persons case into a returning soldier story into a political lightning rod.

Quirky world of ‘Night Vale’ podcast comes to Bing Theater stage

Don’t fear the Glow Cloud that may or may not be hovering above the Bing Crosby Theater on Monday night. You may, however, see fans of the wildly popular bimonthly podcast “Welcome to Night Vale” running toward the theater, shrieking and waving their arms.

Book Notes: Alexie, Walter snare new podcast

Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter are longtime friends. They’re also two of the most celebrated authors to ever come out of Spokane. When they get together, the conversations are free-flowing, funny and deep. Luckily for us, we can now listen in on those conversations with “A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment,” a podcast from American Public Media’s Infinite Guest network.

Speaking of MS

To treat multiple sclerosis, try acupuncture or herbs. Or place your hope in a new oral drug called BG-12. Or one of the other drugs whose ads appear on your browser when you look up MS on WebMD. Or consider restoring your mobility with nutrition. Or snake venom. While there’s no cure for multiple sclerosis, there’s no shortage of information and advice online about the disease – “good, bad and ugly,” said Deanna Kirkpatrick, 45, an East Wenatchee woman who helps create three podcasts about MS.