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Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another. WNYC Studios is ...Show More

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Snap #1004 - The Border Hacker

50:04 | Feb 8th

A computer hacker tries to make his way home through two countries, a dense jungle and a seemingly endless string of technical challenges.

Snap Classic - Fargo

19:41 | Mar 16th, 2018

Documentarian Paul Berczeller examines the case of Takako Konishi, who died in a frozen forest on the North Dakota/Minnesota border looking for the fictional treasure from the Coen Brother’s film Fargo.  Be sure to check out Paul’s documentary abou...Show More

Snap Classic - Big Girls Don't Cry

51:34 | Feb 26th, 2018

When the going gets tough, the tough make stuff happen. Featuring stories about rattlesnakes pageant queens, Apache orphans, and the legendary Xiao Xiao.

Snap Classic - Good Morning, Mosul

28:32 | Apr 18th

A tiny, pirate radio station broadcasts to the thousands of families trapped in ISIS-controlled Mosul. When listeners start calling in, something remarkable happens. Producer:  Anna Sussman

Snap #1011 - Snap LIVE! At The Paramount

54:09 | Apr 12th

Snap LIVE! At The Paramount featuring Glynn Washington, Don Reed and Joyce Lee telling stories about subjects that are taboo, bizarre and humorous. Live Music by Bell's Atlas

Snap #1010 - The Promised Land

44:10 | Apr 5th

The story of a small Christian hill town in Palestine, and the 18 cows that kind of, almost, but never really, changed the course of its future. Producer: Shaina ShealyOriginal Score: Leon Morimoto

Snap #1009 - Don Reed "Cardboard Boxes" at Snap LIVE! in Brooklyn

34:43 | Apr 2nd

Snap Favorite Don Reed takes the stage with a heartfelt homage to his father's dreams for his son. Performed live by Don Reed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Music composed and performed by Bells Atlas

Snap #1008 - Jen Kober "Skydiving" at Snap LIVE! in Brooklyn

18:50 | Mar 29th

Snap comedy queen Jen Kober thought having an adventurous date meant trying a new restaurant... little did she know she would be free falling into a pretty crappy situation. Original Music by Bells Atlas Performed Live at Brooklyn Academy of Music Ge...Show More

Snap Classic - Texas Ranger

19:46 | Mar 22nd

Back in the 1970's Bob Favor signed up to be a Texas Ranger. He helped local police solve some of their toughest cases. But there was one case that kept getting away from him. For more of Bob Favor’s exploits as a Texas Ranger, make sure to grab a c...Show More

Snap #1007 - Love Me's "Meet Cute"

24:38 | Mar 15th

John Cotrocois is obsessed with meet-cutes, but he always falls for the wrong men. Will his dream of a fairy-tale romance come true?

Snap Spotlight: Peace Of Mind with Bhi Bhiman

31:08 | Mar 8th

Snap spotlights the smart new podcast "Peace of Mind" with Bhi Bhiman. In the inaugural episode, Bhi interviews Glynn Washington, bestselling author Dave Eggers, and renowned social psychologist, Lee Ross. The soundtrack to the episode is “Brother, C...Show More

Snap #1006 - Snap Spotlight: Reckonings

27:40 | Mar 1st

After a college party, Anwen* and Sameer* went back to a dorm room. What happened that night was confusing and horrible. But in this story we get the rare opportunity to hear both of them grapple with what happened in a way that is both surprising an...Show More

Snap #1005 - I'm Your Man

49:21 | Feb 22nd

The voicemail message says someone from your past needs your help. Would you respond, if it meant get involved in a murder trial?

Snap #828 - Kismet

50:06 | Feb 15th

From Russia With Love Two women, a tiny boat, the wide open ocean...and kismet.   Elena has written a book about their adventure, called Talking to the Moon. You can read the story on the couple’s website, http://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-t...Show More

Snap #1003 - Heaven's Gate

36:43 | Feb 1st

It was both a tragedy and a punchline. The story behind a cult that changed the world. Snap Presents "Heaven's Gate".

Snap #1002 - One Wrong Lie

27:18 | Jan 25th

When a man is falsely accused of kidnapping a police officer, he tells a lie to set himself free. But that lie comes at an enormous cost.

Snap Classic - The North Pond Hermit

37:09 | Jan 18th

There was a legend in central Maine, about a hermit who had lived in the woods, unseen, for 30 years.  Then, in 2013, the police arrested a man named Christopher Knight. To learn more about Chris Knight’s story, be sure to check out journalist’s Mike...Show More

Snap #1001 - This Is Not A Drill

35:01 | Jan 11th

Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. On the next all-NEW Snap… “This Is Not A Drill”. A very special presentation of the day the world almost ended.

Snap #938 - The Other Secret Weapon

23:56 | Jan 4th

A young man has the chance to work on a very secret, very powerful weapon that could put an end to world war II. The project involves no toxins, no chemicals, no shrapnel and no bullets. Instead, the project involves lots and lots of flying mammals. ...Show More

Snap #808 - Boxed In

50:46 | Dec 28th, 2018

When you feel the walls coming closer and closer, where do you go? Where do you hide?

Snap #937 - The Look Back Special

49:26 | Dec 20th, 2018

On the next Snap...a special presentation: "The Look Back 2018 Special." Coming to terms… with events that have happened, but that you don’t want to believe. Featuring some favorite Snap stories from the vault.

Snap Spotlight - Ear Hustle: The Big No No

39:42 | Dec 14th, 2018

Snap Judgment spotlights the amazing podcast Ear Hustle: The Big No No, stories from San Quentin State Prison.

Snap #934 - 48 Hours In Syria

32:58 | Dec 6th, 2018

Kassem Eid had spent two years living in a city under siege.  After he and his neighbors took part in the protests during the Arab Spring in 2011, Syrian President Bashar Al Assad began to punish towns like Kassem’s. His forces bombed them, surrounde...Show More

Snap #934 - One Way Mission

30:54 | Nov 29th, 2018

The story of a young man sent out alone on a dark and deadly mission to save the world.

Snap #933 - The 2018 Gratitude Special

50:34 | Nov 22nd, 2018

STORIES THE BEST LITTLE SWIMMER Terry Galloway is ten years old and absolutely hot for summer camp. The only problem is, her family can’t afford it. But after she fails a hearing test at school, Terry learns that she is deaf -- and also eligible to a...Show More

Snap #932 - The Cut

40:36 | Nov 16th, 2018

"Bad Hair Cut" - When the man in charge of a small, insular northern Ohio town wreaks havoc on his followers, a young Amish boy with a passion for good hair tries to clean up the mess.

The Fire Tapes Special

13:16 | Nov 13th, 2018

What do you do when you are trying to give birth... in the middle of a wildfire? Nicole Veum is interviewed live by producer April Demobosky for "The Fire Tapes" The Fire Tapes is a collaboration between KQED's "The Bay" and Snap Judgment for the Coa...Show More

Snap #909 - Counted: An Oakland Story

1:00:00 | Nov 9th, 2018

Counted: An Oakland Story is the story of the people lost to Oakland’s violence. During 2017, a team of Snap Judgment producers, learned about Oakland’s homicide victims, their families and communities. Visit oaklandstory.org for more interviews, pho...Show More

Snap #703 - Snap LIVE! in NYC

50:33 | Nov 2nd, 2018

Glynn Washington - Friday Night Lockdown Glynn's father has a strict rule for Friday nights...the Second Coming.Performed live by Glynn Washington at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Jen Kober - Girl Scout Cookies As a littler girl, Jen Kober discovere...Show More

The Visage, Snap #931 - Creepy Crawly

08:34 | Oct 26th, 2018

The Visage: A man is hired to do remodel work on a house with a haunted history.  But something inside the house doesn’t want anything to change. Producer: Anna SussmanOriginal Score: Leon Morimoto

The Taxidermist, Snap #931 - Creepy Crawly

15:09 | Oct 26th, 2018

The Taxidermist: When Tracey started doing taxidermy, she assumed all her subjects would be dead. Until she met a squirrel who didn't seem quite right. Producer: Jazmin AguileraOriginal Score: Leon Morimoto

Snap #931 - Spooked IX: Creepy Crawly

49:44 | Oct 25th, 2018

The Birds: As a little boy in Richmond Virginia, raising pigeons, Ray Christian made a friend with the same hobby. But there was something mysterious about Ray’s new pal. The Taxidermist: When Tracey started doing taxidermy, she assumed all her subje...Show More

Snap #930 - Spooked IX: Trapped

31:00 | Oct 19th, 2018

Get 13 all-new episodes of Spooked Season 2 at Spookedpodcast.org. THE IRON GATE When Dallas Sanchez was stationed in Iraq, he saw danger every single day.  But one night on patrol, when his small kill team took over a house in Baghdad, an unseen for...Show More

Snap #929 - Back To The Wall

29:59 | Oct 12th, 2018

Pro rock climbers Jason Smith and Tommy Caldwell know a thing or two about dangerous even life threatening adventures, but when they go on an expedition to the famous Yellow Wall in Kyrgyzstan, their lives were threatened in a whole new way.

Snap #928 - Two Brains

19:54 | Oct 5th, 2018

What if you had two choices. Either risk death, or start over in a completely new life. Now imagine you had to make that decision for your child.

Snap #927 - Love Lessons

48:46 | Sep 28th, 2018

When Mansoor Adayfi was 19 years old, he was shipped to Guantanamo Bay detention center. He had no idea where he was or why he was there. But he was held there for 14 years. During that time, Mansoor attended informal marriage classes held by a fello...Show More

Snap #926 - Beyond Faces of Death

38:38 | Sep 21st, 2018

In the mid-70s, Conan was hired to direct and produce a nature documentary. But he wanted to do something more ambitious. The film he made "Faces of Death" became one of the most infamous movies ever, but his success came with deadly consequences.

Snap #723 - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

51:56 | Sep 14th, 2018

Sometimes the only word you hear is "No." But what if you always said "Yes"? Snap Judgment proudly presents "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy". Stories Forbidden Fruit An aspiring priest decides to experience all that the world has to offer. The F...Show More

Snap #626 - The Proxy

50:58 | Sep 7th, 2018

What if you could be you without all of the responsibility, the guilt, and the self-loathing? Too good to be true? ...Maybe not. Stories Marwencol - When Mark Hogancamp woke up in the hospital he had no idea who he was or where he was. He was beat up...Show More

Snap #925 - Belly Of The Beast

24:46 | Aug 30th, 2018

When you’re a safari guide on the Zambezi River, you always know that things could go horribly wrong. You can find Paul Templer’s memoir here. Producer: Erika Lantz Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Snap #809 - The Real Black Klansman

37:09 | Aug 24th, 2018

Featuring a new story from the "Real Black Klansman" Detective Ron Stallworth. On the next Snap...we're going face to face with "The Klan." Includes a bonus Snap Classic story from boogie-woogie pianist Daryl Davis, author of “Klan-Destine Relationsh...Show More

The Bat Boy and the Pine Tar Game, Snap 924 - All Eyes On Me

14:45 | Aug 17th, 2018

Every baseball fan has heard of the superstar hitter George Brett and his infamous Pine Tar Game…but have you heard of the bat boy’s version?  For more info, check out Daniel Barbarisi’s story in the Wall Street Journal. Producer: Davey Kim Sound Des...Show More

What Accent, Snap 924 - All Eyes On Me

11:44 | Aug 17th, 2018

When Ellen Spencer was released from the hospital after a mysterious stroke-like episode, her voice would never be the same again. Producer: Julia DeWitt Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Mirror Touch, Snap 924 - All Eyes On Me

19:33 | Aug 17th, 2018

As a  medical school student, Joel Salinas was obsessed with the human brain. He couldn’t wait to start his rotation in the psychiatric ward. But as soon as he got to work, his own senses began to turn on him. Joel Salinas is a neurologist at Harvard...Show More

Snap #924 - All Eyes On Me

50:17 | Aug 17th, 2018

Stories: "Mirror Touch" - Neurologist Joel Salinas on mirror-touch synaesthesia. "What Accent?" - Ellen Spencer with Foreign Accent Syndrome. "The Bat Boy and the Pine Tar Game" - Merrit Riley and his hero George Brett.

Snap #923 - Talk Of The Town

24:44 | Aug 9th, 2018

After a salesman at Oakland’s Lake Merritt disappears, journalist Tammerlin Drummond investigates what happened to him. Video used in story provided by user ritchhazel on YouTube.

Spooked Season II - Sneak Peek

08:01 | Aug 8th, 2018

Spooked Season II is now available at SpookedPodcast.org or wherever you get your podcasts.

Spooked Season II Trailer

00:59 | Aug 6th, 2018

It's coming. It's bigger and badder and all new... Spooked Season II. From Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios, host Glynn Washington pushes back the veil to bring you stories from real people battling the forces of the night. Subscribe now at SpookedPodc...Show More

Snap Classic - My Private Utopia

20:59 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Dylan Evans had hit a wall. Life was becoming too routine, too mundane. So he did something very few of us would do to change that. For more check out Dylan Evan’s book: The Utopia Experiment Producer:Nancy Lopez Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Snap # 922 - Return To Kuku Island

50:32 | Jul 24th, 2018

In the 1970s, thousands of Vietnamese refugees were left on the remote Anambas Islands in Indonesia. They were stranded without food, water, and shelter, forced to survive off the land. Now, almost 40 years later, one woman wants to go back to those ...Show More

Snap Classic - Suitcase Of Love And Shame

25:07 | Jul 19th, 2018

In 2009, Jane Gillooly came across an item on Ebay that piqued her imagination.  The picture was of a suitcase filled with old audiotapes. The listing’s title was “Suitcase of Love and Shame.” You can purchase Jane’s feature-length documentary film, ...Show More

Snap #921 - Night At The Mirage

35:50 | Jul 12th, 2018

The story of The Mirage, the famous undercover Chicago Tribune bar, as told by two reporters posing as bartenders.  Pam Zekman currently works as an investigative reporter for CBS 2 Chicago. You can find Zay Smith’s book about The Mirage, his humor c...Show More

The Gift Horse, Snap 920 - Campfire Tales V

12:53 | Jul 5th, 2018

Tim Snyder thought he knew horses. He’d been around horses his entire life. Then he was introduced to a disabled horse that completely changed his life. Find out more in the book The Ghost Horse. Producer: Anna Sussman Sound Design by Renzo Gorrio

The Night Mother, Snap 920 - Campfire Tales V

15:28 | Jul 5th, 2018

It’s the middle of the night. You’re not even 15, and you’re home alone with your little brother. You’re waiting for your mom to come home. What would happen if she didn’t make it? Janet Larkin actually had several more encounters with the supernatur...Show More

Love Letters, Snap 920 - Campfire Tales V

18:16 | Jul 5th, 2018

Mark Spencer lived in the haunted house with the ghost of Ladell - and we are eternally grateful that he stuck around long enough to bring us his story. Producer: Nancy Lopez Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Snap #920 - Campfire Tales V

51:00 | Jul 5th, 2018

An all new season of Spooked, the podcast, is dropping early August. In this episode, we’re featuring some of our favorite stories from Spooked, season one.

Snap #919 - Fight Club

21:29 | Jun 28th, 2018

The first rule about fight club is you do not talk about fight club.  Ray Christian breaks that rule. You can hear more of Ray on his podcast What's Ray Saying. Producer:  Mark Ristich Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

An Interview with Ear Hustle, Snap Special - Ear Hustle's "Thick Glass"

09:15 | Jun 21st, 2018

Glynn interviews the team behind Ear Hustle. Nigel Poor, Earlonne Woods, Antwan Williams, along with Public Information Officer Lt. Sam Robinson discuss family relationships while incarcerated in San Quentin State Prison.

Snap Special - Ear Hustle's "Thick Glass"

50:00 | Jun 21st, 2018

Snap Judgment joins the podcast Ear Hustle for a look at parenting from inside San Quentin State Prison. In this episode incarcerated fathers share their stories of striving to be present in their children's lives. One inmate reconnects with his son ...Show More

Thick Glass, Snap Special - Ear Hustle's "Thick Glass"

36:26 | Jun 21st, 2018

Parenting is tough, especially from inside prison. In this episode Incarcerated fathers share their stories of striving to be present in their children's lives. One inmate reconnects with his son after 20 years. Another stays very involved through le...Show More

Snap Classic - 06 Female

20:05 | Jun 14th, 2018

In 2006, a wolf was born in Yellowstone who would become a legend in her own time. For more about the 06 Female and the debate surrounding wolves in Yellowstone, be sure to check out Jeff Hull's article in Outside Magazine and Nate Rott's special re...Show More

Chaotic Good, Snap #918 - Beyond Belief

10:19 | Jun 7th, 2018

Malaclypse was part of a dangerous anarchist group. They stole, they killed, they escaped, until one day when Malaclypse could run no further... Dan has been playing and organizing LARPs for 20 years. He posts bad LARP advice on twitter at LarpTips. ...Show More

Signs, Wonders And Fates Fulfilled | With Linda Cardellini, Snap #918 - Beyond Belief

14:25 | Jun 7th, 2018

When Stephanie Saldana was 27 years old, she thought her calling was to become a nun. But at a monastery in the Syrian desert, she met a monk who made her rethink everything. This story comes to us from Modern Love: The Podcast. It’s a collaboration ...Show More

Snap #918 - Beyond Belief

28:05 | Jun 7th, 2018

What do you do when someone tells you something you know to be false, and yet...you can just tell they're telling the truth? On the next all-NEW Snap..."Beyond Belief." STORIES Chaotic Good Malaclypse was part of a dangerous anarchist group. They sto...Show More

Chin-Kyll and Bo-Ok: Across the DMZ, Snap Classic - Tin Man

15:50 | Jun 1st, 2018

What happens when you are reunited with your North Korean sister for the first time in over five decades? This story comes to Snap Judgment by way of Mary Kim. Voice Actors: Yongnam and Mikyung Kim Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim

About Face, Snap Classic - Tin Man

13:13 | May 31st, 2018

You’ve heard the saying, right? You can’t see the forest for the trees. Well, imagine if your whole life all you could do, all you knew how to do, was see the trees, the details, the minutiae of the world. What would you miss out on. Let’s take a wal...Show More

The Scientist And The Psychopath, Snap Classic - Tin Man

15:35 | May 31st, 2018

Neuroanatomist Dr. James Fallon studies the most dangerous kind of person: the psychopath. His job is to get up close and personal with the mind of the psychopath so that we can better understand what makes them tick. He treats their brains with the ...Show More

If I Only Had A Heart, Snap Classic - Tin Man

03:13 | May 31st, 2018

The sum of the parts cannot equal the hole in your heart. Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Snap Classic - Tin Man

50:42 | May 31st, 2018

What if you don't have a heart? STORIES If I Only Had A Heart The sum of the parts cannot equal the hole in your heart. The Scientist And The Psychopath Neuroanatomist Dr. James Fallon studies the most dangerous kind of person: the psychopath. His ...Show More

Snap #917 - Shrapnel

50:50 | May 24th, 2018

When the fight is over we still have to deal with the pieces of the battle that remain inside.  Featuring The Warrior Box and Soul of a Soldier.

Warrior Box, Snap #917 - Shrapnel

19:13 | May 24th, 2018

Brian is a marine, a war veteran that served in Iraq, but after he was wounded in battle, he was about to face his toughest fight of all.  His world felt like it was collapsing until his therapist showed him something that could save his life… a Warr...Show More

Soul Of A Soldier, Snap #917 - Shrapnel

28:10 | May 24th, 2018

An American soldier in Vietnam comes face to face with a surreal, lone North Vietnamese soldier in the jungle one hot afternoon. Decades later, he returns to Vietnam to help put the Vietnamese soldier’s soul to rest. Check out Wayne Karlin’s book “Wa...Show More

Snap Classic - Secrets In The Stacks

26:12 | May 17th, 2018

When Avi Steinberg became a prison librarian, he thought his job would be to keep track of the books.  Then he started reading between the lines. Producer: Joe Rosenberg

Snap #916 - Lucky

50:32 | May 11th, 2018

STORIES "The Choice" from the Lucky Podcast Nada Rothbart thought she’d have plenty of time to get her family out of Sarajevo. Suddenly, it was too late. This story originally aired on Lucky podcast, listen to part two of Nada’s story "The Choice" he...Show More

Snap Classic - Where No One Should Go

18:09 | May 4th, 2018

On the next Snap Classic, we bring you one of our most beloved stories of all time. In the desert of northern South Africa you come across a little puddle.  If you dive down into that puddle, at the bottom there is a slot.  This is the entrance to th...Show More

Snap #915 - The Iron Curtain

39:04 | Apr 26th, 2018

At the height of the Cold War, Ulrike Poppe just might have been the most surveilled woman in the world. But it was only after the wall fell that things got really interesting. Producer: Luisa Beck with Production Assistance By Joe Rosenberg Original...Show More

Snap #914 - The Badlands

50:09 | Apr 19th, 2018

For two years, ISIS fought to take over the city of Mosul, killing 40,000 civilians. This is a story about a group of men and women from around the world who packed up their bags, flew into Iraq, and made their way to Mosul to try their hand at fight...Show More

Snap #913 - Running Man

27:01 | Apr 12th, 2018

When a rising high school track star in Eritrea, East Africa, is arrested under the military dictatorship, he realizes he might have a way out....run.

Snap #912 - 26 Lives On Atlas Peak

13:39 | Apr 6th, 2018

On Atlas Peak there is one way in and one way out.  When wildfire threatened their homes, the only escape route...was up. Check out KQED's fire investigation. Producer: Sukey Lewis

Cop Out, Snap #612 - Unforgiven

19:15 | Mar 29th, 2018

Ex-Cop Robert Davis had two choices: Show up to court and serve a sentence that meant certain death... or find a way out. Find out about Robert Davis’s work here. Producer: Anna Sussman Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Snap #612 - Unforgiven

50:30 | Mar 29th, 2018

On the next Snap..."Unforgiven." There is a line, draw it in the sand, shake on it, mark it in blood, but if you cross it... there is no going back. Stories Hijacker's Letter Cop Out The Silent Twins

The Hijacker's Letter, Snap #612 - Unforgiven

0:00 | Mar 29th, 2018

What do you do when you receive a letter from your husband’s killer? For more information, check out Kathleen’s website and facebook page. Producer and Sound Design:Davey Kim

The Best Little Swimmer, Snap #911 - Breakfast of Champions

17:35 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Terry Galloway is ten years old and absolutely in love with the idea of summer camp. The only problem is, her family can’t afford it. But after she fails a hearing test at school, Terry learns that she is deaf -- and also eligible to attend The Lions...Show More

The One Year Campaign of Li Na, Snap #911 - Breakfast Of Champions

20:04 | Mar 23rd, 2018

In 1958, Charles Li spent one of the strangest, most difficult years of his life in a Communist Chinese reform school. Charles Li is a professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara. To read more of his story, check out his book, “...Show More

Snap #911 - Breakfast Of Champions

49:31 | Mar 22nd, 2018

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Breakfast Of Champions." Stories of young people using every trick in their little arsenal to win praise and love, only to find themselves alone in the end.   The Best Little Swimmer Terry Galloway is ten years old and abs...Show More

Snap #910 - The Trouble With Shannon Cason

50:03 | Mar 9th, 2018

Snap proudly presents "The Trouble With Shannon Cason." KC Wilbourn was a rising star in education, turning around some of Detroit’s most troubled public schools. But in order to do that, she cut some legal corners that put her in prison. Do the ends...Show More

Snap #909 - Counted: An Oakland Story

58:38 | Mar 1st, 2018

Counted: An Oakland Story is a yearlong look at the people lost to Oakland’s violence. During 2017, a team of Snap Judgment producers learned about Oakland’s homicide victims, their families and communities. Visit oaklandstory.org for more interviews...Show More

Snap #908 - Lifted

23:45 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Avraham’s story was included in a 12-part Hebrew webseries called Neviim: Operation Amram by Elad Ben Elul (@Eladbenelul) and Yossi Brauman. Read hundreds more testimonies like Avraham’s at Amram’s website . The Amram association has collected hundre...Show More

Snap #907 - Quake City Hero

15:41 | Feb 15th, 2018

In 1989, an enormous earthquake struck the Bay Area. One of Oakland’s major arteries, the Cypress Freeway, collapsed. And one man named Raven left his home and dove into the wreckage to save lives. This story comes from Liam O'Donoghue, host and pro...Show More

Snap Classic - The Spelling Bee

06:12 | Feb 13th, 2018

When Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was in eighth grade, he went to the regional level spelling bee with his best friend...and took R-E-V-E-N-G-E.

Snap #906 - Monk Of Mokha

43:15 | Feb 8th, 2018

The story of how Mokhtar Akhanshali braved a civil war to bring Yemeni coffee to the world.   To buy Port of Mokha coffee visit portofmokha.com, and to learn more about how they're using coffee as a vehicle to improve conditions in Yemen, visit Mokh...Show More

Snap #905 - Ear Hustle Special: Left Behind

40:48 | Jan 31st, 2018

Ear Hustle brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it. The podcast is a partnership between Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams, currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and Nigel Poor, a Bay Area artis...Show More

Snap #904 - Senior Year Mixtape

52:24 | Jan 25th, 2018

Senior Year Mixtape Snap spends a year with three Mission High School seniors Brantin, Damaris, and Alex as they try to make sense of adulthood in a rapidly changing San Francisco. Producers: Adizah Eghan, Liz Mak, Eliza Smith, Anna Sussman and Mark...Show More

Snap #903 - Soundtrack Of Silence

0:00 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Soundtrack of Silence What sounds would you want memorize if you were told you were going to be completely deaf before you turned 28? Producer: April Dembosky Original Score: Renzo Gorrio Sound Design: Leon Morimoto and April Dembosky

Snap #902 - Linda, Loretta, and Me

0:00 | Jan 18th, 2018

Linda, Loretta, and Me What happens when boy meets girl and… fungus? This is a story about love and spores, from one of our favorite podcasts, Love Me. You can find more episodes of Love Me at cbc.ca/loveme or whenever you listen to podcasts. Be sure...Show More

Snap #901 - How Estee Got Her Zumba Back

32:31 | Jan 13th, 2018

What if you were born to twerk it, but you didn't know how to work it? Estee Rose grew up in a tight-knit Ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in Brooklyn. Find out how she reclaims her faith after she loses it in a tumultuous series of events. To channel Est...Show More

Snap Classic - Tonya For Hire

11:44 | Jan 10th, 2018

What if one day you found out you look like one of the most famous people in the country -- who everybody hates? Lynn Harris is an author, commentator, award-winning journalist and mostly-retired comedian. She has a new business, teaching comedy to t...Show More

Snap #833 - Stoopid

23:10 | Jan 5th, 2018

There are big stories with weight, little stories with heart, and then the stories that are just STOOPID. Date With The Devil When he was younger, Greg Stone was always a good boyfriend. Or, he tried to be. Producer: Liz MakOriginal Score: Leon Mori...Show More

Date With The Devil, Snap #833 - Stoopid

09:49 | Jan 5th, 2018

When he was younger, Greg Stone was always a good boyfriend. Or, he tried to be. Greg Stone is a comedian living in New York. You can also hear him on his podcast, The Rad Dude Cast.  Check out Greg’s website at www.gregfstone.com. Producer: Liz Ma...Show More

My Big Pee Break, Snap #833 - Stoopid

10:37 | Jan 5th, 2018

Actress Diona Reasonover was on the brink of her big break. But she never expected it to happen while she was on her vacation. Diona Reasonover is an actress who lives in LA, you can check out her writing on “I Love You America” with Sarah Silverman...Show More

Snap Special - Zim Heavy: Rock and Revolution in Zimbabwe

31:00 | Dec 28th, 2017

Before there was Zimbabwe, there was the “Heavy” scene. In the 1970’s, Rock music rang out from the black townships in Rhodesia. One band, Wells Fargo, became the voice of the people. Founding members Ebba Chitambo and Never Mpofu tell their story of...Show More

Look Back With Snap Story Makers

0:00 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Snap story makers look back on their favorite stories of 2017. Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Miracle on 22nd Street - Letters to Santa

04:56 | Dec 22nd, 2017

You can feel when Christmas starts sweeping New York. The tree goes up in Rockefeller plaza, snow piles on lampposts.  For Dylan and Jim, the mailbox at their apartment on 22nd Street starts to fill up with letters to Santa. Thanks so much to the New...Show More

Feast Mode

06:00 | Dec 22nd, 2017

It ain’t good ‘til yer hungry.”  Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington brings us face to face with the world’s most satisfying buffet.Story by Glynn Washington, Produced by Stephanie Foo

Snap #832 - Snap Holiday Special 2017

28:58 | Dec 22nd, 2017

The Snap Judgment Holiday Special features two good Santas in "Miracle on 22nd Street," a misguided angel in "Preaching to the Choir," and Snap story makers as they look back on their favorite stories of 2017.

Preaching To The Choir

13:06 | Dec 22nd, 2017

Long before Snap’s own Jazmin Aguilera was a producer, she sang with Music Makers, an impressively well-produced child’s Christian choir. But there was just one problem: The director Janet. Producer: Jazmin Aguilera

Snap Classic - Down With The Ship: The Sinking Of The Oceanos

22:02 | Dec 15th, 2017

Let Moss Hills take you on sea cruise … To learn more about the sinking of the Oceanos, be sure to check out: www.oceanossinking.com/ And you like that, you definitely won’t want to miss the video of the ship’s final moments: www.youtube.com/watch?v=...Show More

Snap #831 - Finding Rebecca

36:22 | Dec 7th, 2017

In 1962, in a very small, very white suburb of Chicago, a young couple set out to adopt a baby girl. This story was produced in collaboration with The New York Times.  Producers: Amy Roost and Anna Sussman

Snap #830 - Dadbot

16:20 | Dec 1st, 2017

James Vlahos wanted to keep his dad around for as long as possible, so he saved the best part about him in the best way he knew how. Vlahos is also working on a book, Talk To Me, about the quest to create conversation-making A.I.s. Check out his arti...Show More

Snap Classic - Jay J. Armes: Private Eye

30:11 | Nov 28th, 2017

Jay J. Armes was a real life superhero ... until real life intruded.   Also be sure to check out Gary Cartwright’s original 1976 article on Jay J. Armes for Texas Monthly. Producer: Vanessa Rancano Sound Design: Leon Morimoto

Don Reed's "Butter", Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion

14:14 | Nov 24th, 2017

The ridiculous story of a reluctant player and his secret sauce. Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater. Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick & David Brandt...Show More

Josh Healey's "JDate", Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion

09:56 | Nov 24th, 2017

Snap Judgment's Josh Healey brings the funny when he decides to help his Mother out of a jam. Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick & David Brandt.) Performed at Snap Judgment LIVE in Sa...Show More

Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion

51:00 | Nov 24th, 2017

We're dropping the story-pocalypse. Snap proudly presents "The Passion" performed LIVE! at San Francisco's Nourse Theater. STORIES Glynn Washington - Director's Cut Glynn’s a bean counter by day but at night it’s “Lights, Camera, Action!” Original sc...Show More

Glynn Washington's "The Director's Cut", Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion

11:08 | Nov 24th, 2017

Glynn’s a bean counter by day but at night it’s “Lights, Camera, Action!” Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick & David Brandt.) Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nours...Show More

The Blue Bear, Snap #829 -The Gratitude Special 2017

16:16 | Nov 17th, 2017

Lynn Schooler grew up in Alaska hearing rumor after rumor about the elusive blue bear. He never gave it much thought until a friend convinced him they go out searching for one. What Lynn ended up finding was, of course, something much different.For m...Show More

Grits and Sausages, Snap #829 - The Gratitude Special 2017

14:04 | Nov 17th, 2017

When Ray Christian was a young boy, he longed to hear the voice of God.Check out his podcast here.Producer: Davey KimSound Design: Renzo Gorrio

The Outbreak, Snap #829 - The Gratitude Special 2017

15:49 | Nov 17th, 2017

What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you? Dr. Phillip Ireland was a physician at JFK Hospital in Liberia during the virulent outbreak of Ebola in 2014 when families were torn apart by the...Show More

Snap #829 - The Gratitude Special 2017

51:00 | Nov 16th, 2017

Stories: "The Outbreak" - What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you. "Grits and Sausages" - When Ray Christian was a young boy, he longed to hear the voice of God. "The Blue Bear" - For Ly...Show More

Snap #828 - Kismet

38:51 | Nov 10th, 2017

From Russia With Love Two women, a tiny boat, the wide open ocean...and kismet.   Elena has written a book about their adventure, called Talking to the Moon. You can read the story on the couple’s website, http://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-t...Show More

Snap #827 - Duality

25:00 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Tameer is part of an ethnic minority in northern Israel called Druze. When he is struck on the head as a young boy he inherits an entire new lifetime of memories. Original Score: Renzo GorrioProducer: Shaina Shealy

Cowboy Ghost, Snap #826 - Spooked Presents: The Vanishing

12:57 | Oct 27th, 2017

Valerie is lost in a snowstorm in rural Montana. She thinks she might not be able to get out, when she sees two headlights coming to her through the storm. Help is on the way - she hopes. Valerie’s story comes to us from the book Trucker Ghost Storie...Show More

Voice In The Woods, Snap #826 - Spooked Presents: The Vanishing

12:56 | Oct 27th, 2017

When the voice says "Stop" you stay perfectly still. And when the voice says "Run!" you had better run. Producer: Eliza Smith

Snap #826 - Spooked Presents: The Vanishing

29:49 | Oct 27th, 2017

"Cowboy Ghost" - Valerie is lost in a snowstorm in rural Montana. She thinks she might not be able to get out, when she sees two headlights coming to her through the storm. Help is on the way - she hopes. Valerie’s story comes to us from the book Tru...Show More

Snap #825 - Spooked Presents: Sanctify

32:28 | Oct 24th, 2017

"Great Aunt Rose" – When Christina McKenna’s cruel aunt comes back from the grave to make amends--she’s not sure if she can forgive. Read more about Christina’s childhood in Ireland in her book, My Mother Wore A Yellow Dress. "Devil’s Water" – Attemp...Show More

Snap #824 - Confessions Of A Baby Snatcher

30:10 | Oct 20th, 2017

Confessions of a Baby Snatcher The ‘work’ of social work is a lot more complicated than Katie Leavitt first thought. Luckily, a little voice helps to guide her. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto Get The Hook Up! S...Show More

Confessions Of A Baby Snatcher, Snap #824 - Confessions of a Baby Snatcher

16:18 | Oct 20th, 2017

The ‘work’ of social work is a lot more complicated than Katie Leavitt first thought. Luckily, a little voice helps to guide her. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto

Get The Hook Up, Snap #824 - Confessions Of A Baby Snatcher

10:43 | Oct 20th, 2017

Sometimes, you know your big shot when you see it. Ayanna Dookie and Seaton Smith are both comedians living in New York. Producer: Liz Mak Original Score and Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Snap #823 - The Incident At Poison Spider Mesa

20:20 | Oct 13th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Incident at Poison Spider Mesa." The story of two men who come face to face one night in the canyon lands of southern Utah. Brody Young is a Utah State Park Ranger and motivational speaker, helping other people figure out ...Show More

Snap #822 - Lost In Time

35:49 | Oct 10th, 2017

"Time Warp Saloon" - The neon sign blinks at the roadhouse bar. The jukebox plays an old tune as the bartender shouts, "Last Call." Just one more. Why not? What could it hurt? This story came to Spooked from Jim Harold’s Campfire Podcast, hosted by J...Show More

Sharp Dressed Man, Snap #714 - Man Of Steel

04:34 | Oct 6th, 2017

Glynn discovers discovers the man behind the man he wants to be.Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Old Time Strong Man, Snap #714 - Man Of Steel

18:28 | Oct 6th, 2017

What happens when a five-foot-seven, 42-year-old from Queens decides to become a superhero?This story comes from the documentary Bending Steel.Also check out Chris Wonder Schoek and Unconventional Athletes.Producer: Anna Sussman

Snap #714 - Man Of Steel

51:01 | Oct 6th, 2017

On the next Snap..."Man of Steel." When an immovable object meets an unstoppable force, what is left standing? Sharp Dressed Man Glynn discovers discovers the man behind the man he wants to be.Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller The Price Of Silence How did ...Show More

The Price of Silence, Snap #714 - Man Of Steel

22:53 | Oct 6th, 2017

How did Ben Holmes disappear and then reappear with a bang?Producer:Davey KimSound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Benjamin and The Bear, Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 2)

13:16 | Sep 29th, 2017

Back when he was kid, Benjamin was a scrawny outcast with a penchant for tinkering. He liked to  go on adventures in the abandoned mining town where he grew up, seeking discarded electronics to repair. One day he goes on an adventure that he will nev...Show More

Goose Justice, Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 2)

11:22 | Sep 29th, 2017

Snap storyteller Abdul Kenyatta was taught to be wary of the police. Then one day he found a way to turn the tables. Producer:Anna Sussman Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 2)

27:54 | Sep 29th, 2017

Goose Justice Snap storyteller Abdul Kenyatta was taught to be wary of the police. Then one day he found a way to turn the tables. Benjamin and The Bear Back when he was kid, Benjamin was a scrawny outcast with a penchant for tinkering. He liked to  ...Show More

Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 1)

27:10 | Sep 22nd, 2017

Luna The Whale In 2004, a lost baby orca named Luna swam towards Vancouver Island and tried to befriend humans. Then the First Nations and the Department of Oceans and Fisheries got involved. To learn more about Luna's story, check out Michael Parfit...Show More

Snap #710 - The Performer

55:00 | Sep 15th, 2017

On the next Snap Judgment, "The Performer." The hardest character to play is the character without a script.   Magic Lamp Glynn's good luck charm goes missing. Producer: Mark Ristich   Cassandro El Exotico Cassandro is an up-and-coming luchador, a pr...Show More

Spooked Sneak Peek

22:00 | Sep 12th, 2017

Supernatural Storytelling. Experience Snap's new haunted podcast, "Spooked!"  Featuring "Houdini’s Promise" and "The Night Mother."

Trailer - Get The Spooked Podcast!

01:01 | Sep 11th, 2017

Get Spooked at SpookedPodcast.org. From the creators of Snap Judgment and WNYC studios, a new podcast that pushes back the veil. Real stories from real people battling the forces of the night.  Subscribe now!

Campfire Tales IV: Primal

51:30 | Sep 7th, 2017

*Get the NEW Spooked Podcast now at SpookedPodcast.org.  STORIES Border Bogeyman Rocky Elmore used to work down by the border during long pitch-black nights in the desert. It was so dark you never knew who or what was out there. Rocky’s previous stor...Show More

Pia Glenn - The Admission, Snap #707 - The Promise

0:00 | Sep 1st, 2017

Pia's Letter of Acceptance from NYU should have been the best news she heard all day...but her mother's reaction changed everything. You can follow her here: Twitter: @PiaGlennInsta: @Pia_Glenn Performed Live by Pia Glenn at Snap LIVE! in NYC  Compos...Show More

Remember The Baby, Snap #707 - The Promise

0:00 | Sep 1st, 2017

This radio play is about one of those days that you have that changes you forever. It comes from our friends at The Truth Podcast, and it was commissioned by The Sarah Awards from Sarah Lawrence College. It was written by  Louis Kornfeld, and produce...Show More

The Spy's Son, Snap #707 - The Promise

23:25 | Sep 1st, 2017

Bryan Denson was a court reporter for The Oregonian newspaper in Portland. It could be mind-numbing work sitting in the cheap seats of the American justice system. But then one day he got a tip about an espionage case coming in. The defendant was 24-...Show More

Birthday, Snap #707 - The Promise

02:08 | Sep 1st, 2017

Glynn witnesses a miracle...his daughter's birth. Producer: Mark Ristich

Snap #707 - The Promise

50:45 | Sep 1st, 2017

On the next Snap, "The Promise." Some of them are worthless, and some of them have infinite value, and some you will never know how much they are worth... until you have to cash them in.

Snap #818 - On The Mat

33:46 | Aug 25th, 2017

On the next Snap Judgment,"On The Mat." Amazing people wrestling with tough opponents and big decisions.

Til Death Do Us Part, Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors

27:22 | Aug 18th, 2017

After the Iranian Revolution of 1979, teenager Marina Nemat was sentenced to life in Evin -- the most notorious political prison in Tehran. There she met a prison guard who would alter the course of her life...Find out more about Marina's amazing jou...Show More

Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors

50:15 | Aug 18th, 2017

On the next Snap..."High Crimes and Misdemeanors. When your back is against the wall and you're all out of options, you don't want to break the law...but it wants to break you. Featuring the story of an imprisoned Iranian fiancee and a personal story...Show More

Hasan Minhaj's Blue Bicycle, Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors

13:10 | Aug 18th, 2017

Hasan is an 8 year old kid who just wants to pop a wheelie on a bad ass BMX bike.  Is that too much to ask?    Hasan Minhaj is a correspondent on the "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," a comedian, actor, and writer in New York.  See him in his popula...Show More

Dog Pound, Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors

05:53 | Aug 18th, 2017

Glynn's dog lands him in big trouble...with the Ann Arbor Police.Producer: Mark Ristich

The Enlightenment Trap, Snap #817 - Transcendent

24:12 | Aug 11th, 2017

Scott Carney was young and looking for answers. That’s when he met Emily...  Read more about Scott’s adventures with Wim Hof and ascent up Mt. Kilimanjaro in his book, “What Doesn't Kill Us.” Check out that book, and others on his website.  Produce...Show More

Snap #817 - Transcendent

30:15 | Aug 11th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Transcendent." Amazing stories from people pushing the limits of their own mortality. Featuring the story of a skeptical journalist turned mountain climber.

Rocky's Best Life, Snap #817 - Transcendent

03:03 | Aug 11th, 2017

Glynn remembers the fond memories of a childhood friend, Rocky. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Breaker Upper, Snap #506 - The Mercenary

12:49 | Aug 4th, 2017

Jonathan discovered he had a secret talent that people would pay for.   If someone wanted breakup with their significant other, but couldn't -- Jonathan would handle the dirty work.

Temptations of War, Snap #506 - The Mercenary

28:46 | Aug 4th, 2017

James just wanted to film the war in Liberia. But bloody conflicts dirty even the cleanest of hands. Find out more about James Brabazon’s story in his book, “My Friend the Mercenary.”Producer: Anna Sussman

Super Soul Sucker, Snap #506 - The Mercenary

04:54 | Aug 4th, 2017

Glynn lands a primo gig selling a gadget that sells itself.Producer: Renzo Gorrio

Snap #506 - The Mercenary

50:42 | Aug 4th, 2017

On the next Snap..."The Mercenary", amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work.

Snap Special - The Cadillac Hotel

22:16 | Jul 28th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap Special..."The Cadillac Hotel." At the Cadillac Hotel, an SRO in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, a resident has gone missing. Her long time lover and best friend won’t rest until she is found.

Brain In A Box, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence

06:48 | Jul 21st, 2017

Glynn’s tells everyone that his Dad works in a secret underground lab developing the first artificial brain.  But these kids demand proof . . .Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Defender Of The Internet, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence

13:35 | Jul 21st, 2017

Keeping the internet safe from scum requires heavy duty computing power, old-fashioned moral judgment, and a strong constitution.  One man decides to play Sheriff when the Artificial Intelligence can’t tell good from evil.Producer: Stephanie Foo

Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)

50:36 | Jul 21st, 2017

On the next Snap Judgment, we proudly present "Artificial Intelligence."  Amazing stories from real people battling a digital future.

Robot Boy, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence

16:56 | Jul 21st, 2017

Lyndon Baty never knew what it was like to talk to other kids. His illness kept him trapped at home in total seclusion.  But one day, Lyndon figures a way out. Producer: Julia DewittSound Design: Julia Dewitt and Renzo Gorrio

Sim Stephanie, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence

09:59 | Jul 21st, 2017

Stephanie Foo had a love-hate relationship with that old computer game the Sims.  But when she steps foot into the latest version of the game, the AI is so good, her new Sim acts more like Stephanie than Stephanie does.Producer: Stephanie Foo

The Mayor Of The E.R., Snap #816 - Bad Medicine

17:55 | Jul 14th, 2017

When Greg Stone’s comedy career wasn’t working out, his mom told him to get a job working with her in the ER. Greg Stone is a comedian living in New York. You can find more details about his work at www.gregfstone.com Producer:  Liz Mak Original Scor...Show More

Acid Jump, Snap #816 - Bad Medicine

14:33 | Jul 14th, 2017

When morale was low among the paratroopers in his company, Sergeant Ray Christian takes them on a trip. Check out Ray’s podcast and follow him on Twitter Producer: Adizah Eghan Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto

Snap #816 - Bad Medicine

36:30 | Jul 14th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Bad Medicine." You take the pills, you exercise regularly, and yet, still something or perhaps someone is wrong...

A Taste Of His Own Medicine, Snap #816 - Bad Medicine

02:13 | Jul 14th, 2017

Glynn's mother has one remedy for any illness: sleep and water. When it gets more serious, she brings in the highest authority. Producer: Mark Ristich

Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down

50:44 | Jul 7th, 2017

On the next Snap, "Can't Hold Me Down." The world has a natural order that we all abide...except when we don't.

Message In A Bottle, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down

07:42 | Jul 7th, 2017

Hurricane Sandy brought a very special message to a grieving mother. This piece originally aired on the BBC 4 Short Cuts Podcast.Producer: Eleanor McDowall

The Shield, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down

18:05 | Jul 7th, 2017

Tabinda Kokab wished for a better life, then her world turned upside down.Read more about Tabinda Kokab’s story here.Check out the BBC's Fifth Floor podcast hereProducer and Sound Design: Davey Kim

Tongue Twister, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down

02:30 | Jul 7th, 2017

Glynn is bad at math, but you'll never guess why...Producer: Mark Ristich

Texas Ranger, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down

19:27 | Jul 7th, 2017

Back in the 1970s Bob Favor signed up to be a Texas Ranger. He proudly helped local police solve some of their toughest cases. But there was one case that kept getting away from him.For more of Bob Favor’s exploits as a Texas Ranger, make sure to gra...Show More

Preaching To The Choir, Snap #815 - True Believer

13:13 | Jun 30th, 2017

Long before Snap’s own Jazmin Aguilera was a producer, she sang with Music Makers,  an impressively well-produced children’s Christian choir. But there was just one problem: The director Janet. Producer: Jazmin Aguilera Original Score and Sound Desig...Show More

A Wives' Tale, Snap #815 - True Believer

27:18 | Jun 30th, 2017

Rosemary had one goal in life:  to get to the Celestial Kingdom. Learn more about the Williams family here. This story comes to us from Tyler Measom, a filmmaker  based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Check out his documentaries Sons of Perdition and  An Ho...Show More

Snap #815 - True Believer

47:31 | Jun 30th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."True Believer." When all hope is lost, the only people left are the true believers.

The Running Joke, Snap #608 - Overthrow

18:05 | Jun 23rd, 2017

In Iceland, Jón Gnarr takes his pointed political stand up routine to the extreme. For more on this story, pick up Jón’s Memoir and watch this amazing film.Producer: Ana AdlersteinSound design: Leon Morimoto

Up In Smoke, Snap #608 - Overthrow

0:00 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Glynn the activist takes on big tobacco, and turns to ash.Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Blood Sport, Snap #608 - Overthrow

0:00 | Jun 23rd, 2017

Point Guard Alex Owumi has just landed in North Africa to play basketball for his childhood hero.For more information, check out Alex’s book -- Qaddafi's Point GuardProducer: Davey Kim and Anna SussmanSound Design: Davey Kim

Snap #608 - Overthrow

51:30 | Jun 23rd, 2017

On the next Snap..."Overthrow." You give the big speech, lead the big charge, but can you take them down?

Snap #814 - Blink Once For Yes

51:00 | Jun 16th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap Judgment, one family, one story, three acts. The amazing Fecile family invites us behind closed doors to witness the hardest choice they ever had to make. A special stunning collaboration with Love and Radio... “Blink Once Fo...Show More

First and Last Date, Snap #705 - The Patient

17:04 | Jun 9th, 2017

When Lorraine met Yves for their first date, it was as if they’d known each other forever...but then came the unexpected. You can check out Lorraine’s other work at AmberSands.net Producer: Davey KimSound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Snap #705 - The Patient

50:44 | Jun 9th, 2017

On the next Snap, "The Patient". When you're at your very worst, alone, naked in a thin robe, and on a white table that you realize what you're really made of.

Hospital Confidential, Snap #705 - The Patient

01:49 | Jun 9th, 2017

Glynn's doctor has a bedside manner that is a little rough on the heart. Producer: Mark Ristich

The Plastic Surgeon, Snap #705 - The Patient

26:18 | Jun 9th, 2017

James Judd's strange medical history leads him to an unexpected place...Attica Prison. Performed live by James Judd at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.Music composed performed by Alex Mandel with the Snap Players Tim Frick and David Brandt.

Dead Man Walking, Snap #705 - The Patient

09:17 | Jun 9th, 2017

What would you do if you woke up...inside a morgue? This comes to Snap from the This Is Actually Happening podcast. Producer: Whit Missildine

Glynn's Iron Chef, Snap #813 - By The Book

02:32 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Glynn loves to cook, but he can’t seem to follow recipes. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

The Thick Blue Line, Snap #813 - By The Book

22:08 | Jun 2nd, 2017

In 2012, Kari Brandenburg became the longest serving district attorney in Bernalillo County, where Albuquerque sits. But at the start of her fourth term in office something big started to take hold of the county. Police shootings were at an all time ...Show More

Snap #813 - By The Book

35:54 | Jun 2nd, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."By The Book." What if you do everything just right to the letter but you discover the exact way they asked you to do it ...is wrong?

Getting Sleepy, Snap #813 - By The Book

08:37 | Jun 2nd, 2017

Those "How To Hypnotize" books? Some of them actually work. But be careful how (and who) you place under a trance. Host Glynn Washington tells the story.

Snap Special - Palestinian Sperm Smuggling

16:50 | May 31st, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap Special..."Palestinian Sperm Smuggling." When Yehiya gets thrown in jail for arming the Palestinian resistance, he and his wife, Sameera, have to find a way to keep their family growing. This story comes to us from Shaina She...Show More

Year Zero, Snap #812 - Tricknology

24:01 | May 26th, 2017

How do you rebuild your past -- when you’re starting from Zero? Mike Siv recently completed his first feature documentary film, “Daze of Justice,” slated to air on PBS later this year.  Mike is also working on a graphic novel about his experiences as...Show More

Joe Klocek's The California Confederacy, Snap #812 - Tricknology

06:35 | May 26th, 2017

When the owner of the bar asks comedian Joe Klocek NOT to make fun of his confederate flag…. Performed live at The Power Center in Ann Arbor, MichiganIn partnership with Michigan Radio and The Ann Arbor Summer Festival Original Music by Alex MandelMu...Show More

Tithe Me Not, Snap #812 - Tricknology

03:56 | May 26th, 2017

Glynn has given his fair share of earnings back to the church. It’s time to get something in return. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Whiteboy John and The Seven Saints, Snap #812 - Tricknology

13:21 | May 26th, 2017

How did a kid from Harlem become the biggest heroin dealer in upstate New York, almost overnight? And what would it take for him to turn his back on a mountain of cash?Producer and Sound Design: Anna Sussman and Renzo Gorrio

Snap #812 - Tricknology

51:00 | May 26th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap…”Tricknology.” When you’re struggling and living in the margins, the powers that be want to keep you…exactly where you are.

Icarus, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy

03:55 | May 19th, 2017

How close can you get to the sun?Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Snap #632 - The Fall Guy

51:11 | May 19th, 2017

On the next Snap, "The Fall Guy." Who are you going to turn to when the dust settles and someone's gotta take the blame?

Cece's Ghost, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy

09:53 | May 19th, 2017

Not even death can keep true friends apart.Susan Kent is a Brooklyn-based writer and performer who curates the storytelling show,Tell It: Brooklyn, Learn all about her on her blog, southerndiscomforts.comProducer: Ana AdlersteinSound Design: Pat Mesi...Show More

Peter Aguero's Nellie's Pond, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy

13:24 | May 19th, 2017

When Peter Aguero got picked on as a kid, it wasn’t the other kids he had to worry about.Hear more stories, and find where Peter’s performing next on his website,www.peteraguero.comProducers: Ana Adlerstein and Joe RosenbergSound Design: Leon Morimot...Show More

Extremist Makeover, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy

16:38 | May 19th, 2017

A young boy in Afghanistan was approached by one of the most notorious Talibs in his neighborhood. He never expected the request the Talib made. Find out more about Qais Akbar Omar’s journey during Afghanistans long wars in his book, Fort of Nine Tow...Show More

Glynnigan's Island, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy

03:57 | May 19th, 2017

Glynn works at an accounting firm headed by two very familiar characters...almost too familiar.Producer: Renzo Gorrio

Good Morning Mosul, Snap #811 - Hey DJ!

24:10 | May 12th, 2017

A tiny, pirate radio station broadcasts to the thousands of families trapped in ISIS controlled Mosul. When listeners start calling in, something remarkable happens.   Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto and Pat Mesi...Show More

Snap #811 - Hey DJ!

51:04 | May 12th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Hey DJ!" You will never know your true power until you know your radio voice.  Featuring the amazing story of Radio Mosul.

DK and DJ, Snap #811 - Hey DJ!

11:21 | May 12th, 2017

Back when Urkel and Beanie Babies ruled the world, Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was trying to keep his ‘frenemyship’ with his neighbor afloat. For more of Davey’s radio stories, check out his website -- daveykim.com Producer and Sound Design: Dav...Show More

Mixed Up Mixtape, Snap 811 - Hey DJ!

03:05 | May 12th, 2017

Glynn tries to front as an angsty mixtape master, and it's got him all mixed up.Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Death Of A Dictator, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command

12:40 | May 5th, 2017

An Iraqi medical doctor was arrested and tortured by Saddam Hussein's regime. Then he got a call from the Americans, saying we’ve got Saddam.Special thanks to Dr. Mowaffak Baqer al-Rubaie for his story.Producer: Anna Sussman and Julia DewittSound Des...Show More

Snap #418 - Chain Of Command

50:30 | May 5th, 2017

On the next Snap... "Chain of Command." Amazing stories about those on the bottom talking to those in the middle who report to those on top.

The Higher Ups, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command

08:16 | May 5th, 2017

Glynn is mired in a time warp of bureaucracy, and his escape route takes him right into conflict with the chain of command.Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Rifle Shot, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command

11:07 | May 5th, 2017

A soldier fires the last the shot from his rifle, and hears the consequences years later.Special thanks to soldier turned journalist Matt Cook for his story.Producer: Anna SussmanSound Design: Renzo Gorrio and Pat Mesiti-Miller

Josh Healey's The Chocolate Factory, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command

13:42 | May 5th, 2017

The only thing standing between a boy and his chocolate dream is "Comrade Grannie." Josh Healey performs his story for Snap Live! at Ann Arbor's Power Center. Find out more about Josh Healey at joshhealey.org. Sponsored by Michigan Radio and the Ann ...Show More

Linked Lovers, Snap #631- Better Half

10:50 | Apr 27th, 2017

Breakups are hard. What if you found a way to never let your lover go? We adapted this radio play from Anders Howerton's story "Cross Over, Boy, Cross Over," which was a finalist here . You can find Anders on Twitter at @and_ers_ or right here in our...Show More

Headless Chicken, Snap #631 - Better Half

15:03 | Apr 27th, 2017

Some schoolyard stories are true…For more information about Mike The Headless Chicken, including Fruita, Colorado’s annual Mike The Headless Chicken Festival, be sure to check out miketheheadlesschicken.org.Producer: Joe RosenbergSound Design: Renzo ...Show More

Multiplicity, Snap #631 - Better Half

20:03 | Apr 27th, 2017

When you get really close to someone, you get to know different sides of them naturally. It was no different when Jim Bunkelman fell in love with his wife, Rhonda. What was different was just how many different sides of Rhonda there were…If you’d lik...Show More

She Could Do Better, Snap #631 - Better Half

02:30 | Apr 27th, 2017

Glynn's wife accidentally meets up with him at a coffee shop along with her colleagues.

Snap #631 - Better Half

51:00 | Apr 26th, 2017

On the next Snap, "Better Half." We all have our better sides, but what if your better side of yourself...is someone else?

The Inventor And The Thief, Snap #810 - Legacy

26:40 | Apr 21st, 2017

When a brilliant inventor was robbed of his life’s work, his son did the the only reasonable thing: he became a robber.   Walter is currently producing a film called The Unknowns: Talent is Colorblind.  The film tells the incredible true story of “Th...Show More

Grandma's Coffin Keeper, Snap #810 - Legacy

18:24 | Apr 21st, 2017

How far will you go to fulfill your grandma’s dying (and very illegal) wish? To learn more about Wen Huang’s family story, be sure to check out his book The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir. Producer: Davey Kim Sound Designer: Davey Kim

Snap #810 - Legacy

50:46 | Apr 21st, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap ..."Legacy." You get up every morning and go through the motions, but do you ever stop to wonder what you're leaving behind?

Grandma's Little Helper, Snap Special - High Stakes

06:59 | Apr 17th, 2017

When Granny gets a new prescription, Josh makes sure she gets the medicine she “really” needs . . .Recorded live at the Mill Valley Public Library's "Naked Truth" Event.Josh Healey is a nationally recognized writer, community organizer, educator, and...Show More

Lake Chronicopia, Snap Special - High Stakes

15:49 | Apr 17th, 2017

Dale Bard was a young rock climber in Yosemite in the 1970s. Back then, rock climbing was an obscure passion, endeavored by only the most daring and intrepid young adventurers. But these young adventurers needed a way to eat and buy meager supplies. ...Show More

Snap Special - High Stakes

24:50 | Apr 17th, 2017

On the 4/20 Snap Special, "High Stakes." When life goes up in smoke, inhale deep.

The Silver Dollar Lounge, Snap #809 - The Klan

21:05 | Apr 13th, 2017

Daryl Davis is a boogie woogie pianist who’s played with Bill Clinton, Bruce Hornsby, and Chuck Berry. But we wanted to talk to him about another group of his friends.Daryl Davis wrote a book about his experiences with the Klan in a book called “Klan...Show More

Black Man Down, Snap #809 - The Klan

03:47 | Apr 13th, 2017

No one ever told Glynn why grandpa’s chair was empty at the dinner table. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Pen Pals, Snap #809 - The Klan

08:23 | Apr 13th, 2017

Storyteller and artist Christy Chan is an American-born Chinese woman.  She was confident in her identity until her family moved to a new town and she began getting letters from a mysterious, (possibly magical) stranger. Christy's working on a short ...Show More

Rabbi And The KKK, Snap #809 - The Klan

10:46 | Apr 13th, 2017

A New York Rabbi has his faith tested when he takes a job in Nebraska.Producer: Anna Sussman, Rita Daniels, Renzo Gorrio

Snap #809 - The Klan

46:43 | Apr 13th, 2017

On the next Snap..."The Klan." The word instills fear in many, fascination in some, and allegiance in others, and on the next Snap Judgment we're going face to face.

Snap Special - Don Reed "I Miss Toni"

21:21 | Apr 10th, 2017

It's an exclusive Snap Special -- Don Reed's "I Miss Toni." The Snap Performer Of The Year reveals a family story of love, betrayal, and pride. Includes a post-story interview with Glynn Washington.

The Funeral Dress, Snap #808 - Boxed In

08:50 | Apr 7th, 2017

Paul Valdez loved making dresses with his grandmother at her bridal shop in Santa Fe, but one particular dress he didn’t want to make… Check out Paul in his upcoming competition in the International Gay Rodeo this August and check him out at JewelBox...Show More

The Sex Worker Next Door, Snap #808 - Boxed In

17:56 | Apr 7th, 2017

Death, Sex, and Money, is one of our favorite podcasts over at WNYC, and we’re featuring special story from their archives. Emma's a single mom and supports her family with the income she makes from sex work. The money's good. But she struggles with ...Show More

The Wrong Glynn, Snap #808 - Boxed In

02:24 | Apr 6th, 2017

Glynn gets recognized on the street…as someone else. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Air Mail Man, Snap #808 - Boxed In

20:18 | Apr 6th, 2017

Ever wanted to get some place real bad but didn’t have the funds? Ever try to think up crazy ways to get to your destination, without having to pay? You’re gonna want to listen to this story. Brian Robson pulled off an airmail stunt that most of coul...Show More

Snap #808 - Boxed In

53:51 | Apr 6th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Boxed In." When you feel the walls coming closer and closer, where do you go? Where do you hide?

Snap Special - Bad Magic

42:01 | Apr 4th, 2017

On the next Snap Special..."Bad Magic." It's intriguing, tempting, and dangerous, but somehow you can't resist... Support Snap Judgment storytelling at SnapJudgment.org.

The Last of the Yugoslavs, Snap Special - Bad Magic

05:56 | Apr 4th, 2017

In Belgrade, Jonathan discovers that you can remove a man from a country, but you can never remove the country from the man.Jonathan Groubert hosts the wonderful storytelling program, "The State We're In", from Radio Netherlands Worldwide. The show p...Show More

Angeli Symphony, Snap Special - Bad Magic

17:54 | Apr 4th, 2017

What happens when one song changes the course of your life?Producer: Jonathan Groubert with help from Mignon van WeerenSound Design: Pat Mesiti-MillerThis piece comes to Snap via the amazing podcast "The State We're In."  (Listen to the second moveme...Show More

False Guru, Snap Special - Bad Magic

15:21 | Apr 4th, 2017

The True Story of a False Prophet.Vikram Gandhi grew weary of fake religious gurus. So he became one. He named his guru-self "Kumare."Producers: Glynn Washington and Nick van der Kolk, with Anna SussmanTo see the film upon which this piece is based, ...Show More

Granny's Magic, Snap Special - Bad Magic

02:02 | Apr 4th, 2017

Glynn's grandmother's medicine has certain magical properties.

Friday Night Lockdown, Snap Special - Aces Wild

03:10 | Mar 31st, 2017

Glynn's father has a strict rule for Friday nights...the Second Coming.Performed live by Glynn Washington at the Brooklyn Academy of MusicMusic written by Alex Mandel and performed live by Alex Mandel, Tim Frick, and David Brandt

Xiana Fairchild, Snap Special - Aces Wild

13:18 | Mar 31st, 2017

A story dedicated to the little girl in the hallway.  See Jamie DeWolf's astonishing performance here.Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater.  Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judg...Show More

Barbara and Esther, Snap Special - Aces Wild

16:30 | Mar 31st, 2017

When Josh Healey learns some unexpected news from his girlfriend, his first thought...is of Grandma Barbara and Grandma Henrietta.Performed Live by Josh Healey at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.Music written by Alex Mandel and performed by the Snap Pl...Show More

Snap Special - Aces Wild

54:02 | Mar 31st, 2017

On the next Snap Special..."Aces Wild".  We throw down a four of a kind in front of a full house...LIVE!

Girl Scout Cookies , Snap Special - Aces Wild

16:15 | Mar 31st, 2017

As a little girl, Jen Kober discovered the allure of being a brownie scout: the Girl Scout Cookie. Holding out for Girl Scout Cookie release day...was another struggle all together.Performed Live by Jen Kober at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.Music wr...Show More

The Admission, Snap Special - My Mother's Daughter

13:07 | Mar 28th, 2017

Pia's Letter of Acceptance from NYU should have been the best news she heard all day -- but her mother's reaction changed everything. See the film of Pia's amazing Snap Judgment LIVE in NYC performance here.Original score composed by Alex Mandel.  Pe...Show More

Snap Special - My Mother's Daughter

26:16 | Mar 28th, 2017

On the next podcast only Snap Special..."My Mother's Daughter." You can argue, laugh, and cry but you can never change who you came from. Support Snap Judgment storytelling at snapjudgment.org

Like A Virgin, Snap Special - My Mother's Daughter

09:33 | Mar 28th, 2017

Vijai discovers that once you lose your virginity it is almost impossible to get it back. Almost. Performed by Vijay Nathan LIVE! in Ann Arbor  Original score composed by Alex Mandel.  Performed by Alex Mandel, Tim Frick, and David Brandt.

It's A Girl, Snap Special - My Mother's Daughter

01:48 | Mar 28th, 2017

Glynn's mother always wanted a daughter. Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

First Born's Second Chance, Snap #807 - Born Identity

02:40 | Mar 24th, 2017

Glynn makes a deal with his brother to get out of his biblical duties. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

The Three Christs Of Ypsilanti

12:00 | Mar 24th, 2017

In 1959, psychiatrist Milton Rokeach brought together three schizophrenic men who believed they were Jesus Christ, hoping to cure them of their delusions. But over time, his methods became dangerously amoral.Thanks to Richard Bonier and Ronald Hoppe ...Show More

Brando Skyhorse, Snap #807 - Born Identity

18:08 | Mar 24th, 2017

What's in a name?  Special thanks to Brando Skyhorse. Check out Brando's memoir, "Take this Man", and his award winning novel, "The Madonnas of Echo Park." To learn more about Brando's work, go to www.brandoskyhorse.com . A very big thanks to Curt We...Show More

Snap #807 - Born Identity

35:30 | Mar 24th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Born Identity." There is the person you were born to be, and then there is the person you're creating. But what happens when both sides battle it out?

Seeking Asian Female, Snap Special - Heart's Desire

15:50 | Mar 21st, 2017

What if an older white male started chasing young Asian females?  Is that right?  Is that racist?Debbie Lum sets out to make a documentary exposing the loathsome "Yellow Fever" phenomenon. She began filming Steven, a 60-year old white man, and Sandy,...Show More

JDate, Snap Special - Heart's Desire

11:28 | Mar 21st, 2017

See Josh Healey's amazing performance, "How To Help Your Mom Set Up Her Online Profile On JDate."Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick & David Brandt.)Performed at Snap Judgment LIVE in ...Show More

Snap Special - Heart's Desire

28:38 | Mar 20th, 2017

On the next Snap Special..."Heart's Desire." You know the feeling, the longing, the passion...you think you can ignore it, but you can never escape it. Support Snap Judgment storytelling at snapjudgment.org.

Spartan Hall, Snap #806 - Personal Jesus

08:25 | Mar 17th, 2017

Glynn finds a cheap place to spend the summer . . . at a halfway house.Original Music by Alex Mandel performed by Alex Mandel and the Snap Players (David Brand and Tim Frick.)   Presented by KPCC.

Silver Mine, Snap #624 - Brass Ring

20:13 | Feb 3rd, 2017

W.C. Jameson has searched for a recovered buried treasure across the world. But on a search in Arizona, he found something he never expected. Find out more about W.C. Jameson’s work and adventures at http://www.wcjameson.com/Producer: Anna Sussman

Number One Boy, Snap #624 - Brass Ring

18:00 | Feb 3rd, 2017

In Brooklyn before it was hip, back in the days when Williamsburg was still rough and the mob ran Red Hook, this is where Lou Diaz learned how to hustle as a young boy. It was on these same streets that this hustle would be particularly handy in a to...Show More

Snap #624 - Brass Ring

50:28 | Feb 3rd, 2017

On the next Snap..."Brass Ring." Sometimes you gotta go around the carousel a few times to get the prize.

Dropping The Ball, Snap #624 - Brass Ring

08:49 | Feb 3rd, 2017

Snap Judgment Favorite Joyce Lee remembers a student from her teaching days that reminds her that sometimes, the easy way out is not the best way.Performed at Snap Judgment Live! at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco

Snap Presents "The Specialist"

28:54 | Jan 31st, 2017

What's it like to be pulling the levers, twisting the plot, and making the tough cuts inside the Snap story factory?   Snap presents "The Specialist," a podcast about work we don't think about and the people who do it.  Hosted by Casey Miner, a proje...Show More

Fired / Snap Presents "The Specialist"

19:19 | Jan 31st, 2017

A SPECIALETTE from "The Specialist"— Glynn Washington, host and creator of WNYC's Snap Judgment, on a job that was doomed from the start.

Story Sherpa / Snap Presents "The Specialist"

19:19 | Jan 31st, 2017

"The Specialist" is pulling back the curtain to reveal the "story sherpa" behind the podcast and radio show Snap Judgment. http://www.specialistpodcast.com/

The Outbreak, Snap #802 - Mirrors

16:14 | Jan 27th, 2017

What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you? Dr. Phillip Ireland was a physician at JFK Hospital in Liberia during the virulent outbreak of Ebola in 2014 when families were torn apart by the...Show More

Note To Future Self, Snap #802 - Mirrors

03:19 | Jan 27th, 2017

Glynn has a fantastic job in Japan, problem is...it doesn't go anywhere.

The Struggle Is Real, Snap #802 - Mirrors

16:07 | Jan 27th, 2017

Snap favorite Shannon Cason shares a few excerpts of his life of struggle and perseverance. Produced and performed by Shannon Cason.

Visible, Snap #802 - Mirrors

28:04 | Jan 27th, 2017

A blind man gets a Seeing Eye App. Written by Louis Kornfeldwith help from Diana McCorryProduced by Jonathan Mitchell

Snap #802 - Mirrors

21:50 | Jan 27th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Mirrors." You can run and hide from just about everyone, except yourself.

To Catch A Terrorist, Snap #623 - Man On A Mission

18:17 | Jan 20th, 2017

A young Iraqi man fought against the government that terrorized his family for his whole life. His tactics were controversial, but they were very effective. Check out Hamody Jasim’s book The Terrrorist Whisperer.Producer: Anna SussmanSound Design: Le...Show More

Astro Boy, Snap #623 - Man On A Mission

02:35 | Jan 20th, 2017

Glynn wants to make one small leap for Glynn, one giant leap for mankind.Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Snap #623 - Man On A Mission

50:50 | Jan 20th, 2017

On the next Snap Judgment... "Man on a Mission." Lead, follow or get out of the way. It's amazing stories that will not be denied.

My Private Utopia, Snap #623 - Man On A Mission

20:37 | Jan 20th, 2017

Dylan Evans had hit a wall. Life was becoming too routine, too mundane. So he did something very few of us would do to change that. For more, check out Dylan Evan’s book: The Utopia ExperimentProducer: Nancy LopezSound design: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Shredder, Snap #623 - Man On A Mission

07:07 | Jan 20th, 2017

When Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was in 9th grade, he was the lead guitarist of a screamo emo band...but he almost wasn’t.Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim

Sha Kimono On The A Train, Snap #801 - Backstory

12:17 | Jan 13th, 2017

When Snap producer Ana Adlerstein met Sha Kimono on the A-Train, she invited Sha back to her apartment to tell her story. Be sure to check out Sha’s art and music.  And if you like what you see and hear, tell her Snap sent you!   Producer: Ana Adlers...Show More

Off The Chain, Snap #801 - Backstory

15:51 | Jan 13th, 2017

What if you staged a dramatic rescue?  Sometimes  a dog is more than a dog.   Producer : Whit Missildine Adapted from the podcast "This is Actually Happening" Sound Design: Leon Morimoto Production Assistance: Nancy Lopez

Double Agent, Snap #801 - Backstory

15:28 | Jan 13th, 2017

During Apartheid-era South Africa, Olivia, a government spy, finds herself on the wrong side of history. You can find Olivia’s book, Agent 407, here. Producer: Eliza Smith Sound Production: Renzo Gorrio

Snap #801 - Backstory

50:40 | Jan 13th, 2017

On the next all-NEW Snap..."Backstory." Before you can begin to understand the story, you gotta hear the backstory.

Back Rent, Snap #801 - Backstory

03:27 | Jan 13th, 2017

Glynn meets his girlfriend's mother for the first time, and things don't go as planned. Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Color Inside The Lines, Snap #619 - Sex Lies and Audiotape

03:58 | Jan 5th, 2017

Glynn wants to introduce some racial diversity into his dating circle. Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Snap #619 - Sex, Lies and Audiotape

50:28 | Jan 5th, 2017

We think we're slick...that nobody knows the difference between the private us and public us. On the next Snap, it's all exposed on "Sex, Lies and Audiotape."

With All The Bright Lights On, Snap #619 - Sex Lies and Audiotape

14:28 | Jan 5th, 2017

So what happens when the machines start turning on you… but you’re half machine yourself? We’ve got the answers in a radio play adapted from Delaney Nolan’s original fiction story, "With All The Bright Lights On." Voice ActingMan: Josh LebowitzVoiceb...Show More

Wait Until Dark, Snap #619 - Sex Lies and Audiotape

10:49 | Jan 5th, 2017

Adam Linn went to the Louisiana Center for the Blind in search of life skills, but what he got was so much more… Producer: Anna Sussman

Snap Presents "The Truth" by Jonathan Mitchell

23:06 | Jan 3rd, 2017

Snap presents a special audio fiction episode featuring Jonathan Mitchell's "The Truth." Can You Help Me Find My Mom? A girl is lost and can't find her mom. Why won't anyone help her? Written by Diana McCorryProduced by Jonathan Mitchell more @ thetr...Show More

Snap Presents Shannon Cason's "Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real"

52:46 | Dec 30th, 2016

Snap Presents a one-hour special, "Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real." Award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason takes us on a journey that finds hope in struggle.