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09 April, 2017
S-Town is a stunning podcast. It probably shouldn't have been made. - Vox
Reed describes him as a “local Boo Radley,” but he owes far more to Jim Williams — the last semi-closeted real-lifeantiquarian living on legacy antebellum property to inspire his own Southern gothic tell-all.
John is all of the following: a queer liberal conspiracist who socializes with neighborhood racists; a manic depressive consumed by predictions of cataclysmic global catastrophe; an off-the-grid hoarder of gold who takes in stray dogs;a genius with a photographic memory who’s spent his whole life caring for his mother while designing a massive and elaborate hedge maze in his backyard; and one of the most skilled antique clock restorers in the world.
All that, and he may be sitting on a fortune in buried treasure.