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In an email to fans this morning, Sarah Koening informed Serial listeners that two more seasons of the wildly popular podcast are in the works—releasing this fall and next spring, respectively. As for the subjects of the new seasons, that still remains a mystery. Koening said though they are both different from the first season’s murder investigation, the new stories are, “no less interesting.” She wrote, “We are hard at work reporting not one, but two distinct new stories. This means we’re planning on a third season of Serial. And we hope it means we can reduce the amount of time between the end of Season Two and the beginning of Season Three. As it stands, we intend to launch Season Two this fall and Season Three next spring" ... Discuss

We’ve already seen what the opening from Netflix’s Daredevil would look like mashed-up with the beginning of Night Court, now, a YouTube genius has combined the comic book series with Law & Order. Time well spent, Internet ... Discuss

The principal of Profile Junior-Senior High School in Bethlehem, New Hampshire was moved to tears when the senior class announced that they had a surprise for her: They were giving her the $8,000 they had saved for their class trip to help her in her fight against cancer. Days earlier, Courtney Vashaw had informed the student body that she had been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and would be receiving treatment. Local news station WMUR was on-hand to capture the scene. The senior class treasurer told the news outlet, “She's just very caring, very selfless, and we wanted to be selfless, too” ... Discuss

As the U.S. Justice Department pursues corruption charges against several top FIFA officials, The Washington Post has put together an infograph that shows the scope of an even more shocking scandal: The huge death toll of workers in Qatar, the location of the upcoming World Cup. As investigations have shown, the migrant workers tasked with building the giant stadiums and infrastructure associated with the games have faced horrific working conditions, and many may be trapped in the country after having their passports taken. At this point, 1,200 migrant workers have been killed, and according to some estimates, as many as 4,000 could die by the time the tournament kicks off in 2022. FIFA officials have been accused of accepting massive bribes in exchange for rewarding the World Cup to Qatar ... Discuss

Webster’s has updated their dictionary, and not even the printed pages of the classic line of books is safe from “Clickbait.” The unfortunate Internet-era term (defined as “something [such as a headline] designed to make reader want to click on a hyperlink especially when the link leads to content of dubious value or interest”) joined web-related “words” including photobomb, emoji, click fraud (?), meme, net neutrality, NSFW and 1,500 other new terms in the latest edition of the dictionaries. Also, in case you were wondering, “colossal squid” has finally received the dictionary inclusion it has long deserved ... Discuss

For the very reasonable price of just $29.99, you can finally own your own Tina Fey and Amy Poehler action figures. And, because what toy set would be complete without some accessories, the kit, from Bif Bang Pow! also includes a miniature version of the SNL Weekend Update desk the duo used to share. Christmas has come early ... Discuss