Stephen Colbert and Sarah Koenig discuss "Serial" and the pronunciation of Mail Chimp

The two discuss podcasts, commitment and final episodes

Published December 11, 2014 3:45PM (EST)

 Sarah Koenig and Stephen Colbert    (Comedy Central)
Sarah Koenig and Stephen Colbert (Comedy Central)

Last night podcast producer and Peabody Award-winning journalist Sarah Koenig appeared on "The Colbert Report." Koenig is the host and reporter of "Serial," the intensely compelling, popular podcast spinoff from "This American Life."

Stephen Colbert had all sorts of questions for Koenig about the podcast and the murder -- ranging from why she chose this medium, to finding out if the little girl ever learns how to properly pronounce Mail Chimp. Watch below:

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