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The Lobby

In this episode of Serendipity, a man accidentally tunes into a channel showing a closed circuit image of a lobby and then begins to obsess about a mysterious woman in a pill-box hat. Ann waits in a hotel lobby for Martin who never seems to appear.


Featuring the fiction piece "The Lobby" by Jonathan Goldstein. Jonathan Goldstein is an American-Canadian author, humorist and radio producer. He is a frequent contributor to This American Life. He is the former host of PRI’s Wiretap which he created and produced from 2002-2015. In 2015 he won the Prix Italia for Best Original Radio Drama. At present he is working on a new podcast for Gimlet Media.


Serendipity is the monthly podcast of The Sarah Awards, an initiative of Sarah Lawrence College, and is supported by KCRW’s Independent Producer Project. It is produced by Ann Heppermann and Martin Johnson. The music was by the bands Odori and Quiet Music for Tiny Robots.


The Sarah Awards celebrates radio drama for the 21st century. Check us out at There, you can listen to inspiring works, learn how you can make audio fiction of your own and take part in the revolution. Follow us on Twitter @TheSarahAwards.

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