- The "Serial" creator spoke at Penn State this week
- It was standing room only
- Fans will have a wait for season two
reports that during the lecture, Koenig recreated the third episode of Serial, called "Leakin Park," explaining how she researched for the episode and relied heavily on a public police report. The host also stressed the importance of fact-checking and reiterated that for her, the podcast was never about entertainment.
"I never meant to create a fever," said Koenig, according to Centre Daily.
"It's hard for me to answer why [it went viral.] I didn't know if it was even going to work. People just like a good crime story; they want to know who did it."
Koenig addressed season two of the popular podcast, but, unfortunately for Serial addicts, the news doesn't make it seem like we are getting a new story any time soon. When asked what she had planned for the next season, WPSU
reports Koenig responded: "Like if any of you has a story, there's an email. No, I mean — we do not have a story."
Here's a look at the crowd that came out to watch Koenig speak: