I used to have a summer job at a mini golf course when I was in high school. It was on a stretch of the Berlin Turnpike where the densely populated big box stores give way to the occasional motel or stranded gas station. What was left was some beautiful, undeveloped land, which from the […]Read more "Passing Afternoons"
In 1989, Richard Lapointe, a simple man with mental disabilities, was living in Manchester, Connecticut and working dead-end jobs like washing dishes and bagging groceries when he was arrested for the rape and murder of his then-wife’s grandma. Bernice Martin was stabbed 11 times, tied up, and her apartment was set on fire. A jury […]Read more "Hey Serial, Here’s Your Next Podcast"