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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.

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The Bat Boy and the Pine Tar Game, Snap 924 - All Eyes On Me
14:45
<p><span>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? <br><br> For more info, check out <a href="https://twitter.com/DanBarbarisi?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">Daniel Barbarisi’s</a> story in the <a href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424127887324867904578594154270594078">Wall Street Journal.</a><br><br> Producer: Davey Kim<br> Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Aug 17, 2018
What Accent, Snap 924 - All Eyes On Me
11:44
<p><span>When Ellen Spencer was released from the hospital after a mysterious stroke-like episode, her voice would never be the same again.<br><br> Producer: Julia DeWitt<br> Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
Aug 17, 2018
Mirror Touch, Snap 924 - All Eyes On Me
19:33
<p>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.</p> <p><a href="https://joelsalinasmd.com/">Joel Salinas</a> is a neurologist at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Neurology.</p> <p>He is the author of <a href="https://joelsalinasmd.com/book">Mirror Touch</a>: A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain</p> <p><span><span><br><strong>Producer: Adizah Eghan</strong><br></span></span></p> <p><strong> </strong></p>
Aug 17, 2018
Snap #924 - All Eyes On Me
50:17
<p>Featuring:</p> <p> </p> <p>"Mirror Touch" - As a  medical school student, Joel Salinas was obsessed with the human brain. But as soon as he got to work, his own senses began to turn on him.</p> <p><a href="https://joelsalinasmd.com/">Joel Salinas</a> is a neurologist at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Neurology.</p> <p>He is the author of <a href="https://joelsalinasmd.com/book">Mirror Touch</a>: A Memoir of Synesthesia and the Secret Life of the Brain</p> <p> </p> <p>"What Accent?" - When Ellen Spencer was released from the hospital after a mysterious stroke-like episode her voice would never be the same again.</p> <p> </p> <p>"The Bat Boy and the Pine Tar Game" - 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?</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
Aug 17, 2018
Snap #923 - Talk Of The Town
24:44
<p><span>After a salesman at Oakland’s Lake Merritt disappears, journalist <a href="https://www.eastbaytimes.com/author/tammerlin-drummond/">Tammerlin Drummond</a> investigates what happened to him. </span></p> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2_XYLhxSwk"><span>Video</span></a><span> used in story provided by user ritchhazel on YouTube. </span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong>Adizah Eghan</p> <p><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Aug 09, 2018
Spooked Season II - Sneak Peek
8:01
<p>It's here... listen to the first story from Spooked Season II now available at SpookedPodcast.org</p>
Aug 08, 2018
Spooked Season II Trailer
0:59
<p>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 to get a new Spooked episode every week leading up to Halloween.</p>
Aug 06, 2018
Snap Classic - My Private Utopia
20:59
<p><span>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. <br><br> For more check out Dylan Evan’s book: <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Utopia-Experiment-Dylan-Evans/dp/1447261321" style="text-decoration: none;">The Utopia Experiment</a><br><br> Producer: Nancy Lopez<br><br> Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
Aug 03, 2018
Snap # 922 - Return To Kuku Island
50:32
<p><span>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 distant islands, one last time.</span></p> <center> <blockquote class="imgur-embed-pub" data-id="a/hIaOcZl" lang="en"><a href="http://imgur.com/hIaOcZl">Snap Judgment: Return to Kuku Island</a></blockquote> <script src="http://s.imgur.com/min/embed.js"></script> </center> <p><span>Thank you so much to </span><a href="http://carinahoang.com/"><span>Carina Hoang</span></a><span>. Carina is a Special Representative for Australia for UNHCR. Check out her book, “</span><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Boat-People-Personal-Vietnamese-1975-1996/dp/0825306906"><span>Boat People: Personal Stories from the Vietnamese Exodus 1976-1996</span></a><span>,” available in both English and Vietnamese.  <br></span></p> <p><span>Carina is now filming a new Australian Broadcasting Corporation TV series, “The Heights." Be sure to check it out.<br></span></p> <p><span>Our heartfelt thanks to </span>Tony Luu<span>; his mother Truong On, his brother, Daniel, and the rest of the Luu family.</span></p> <p><span>Thanks to the </span><a href="https://www.outsideonline.com/podcasts"><span>Outside Podcast</span></a><span> from Outside Magazine, where you can also hear this show. Also, check Public Radio International’s </span><a href="https://www.pri.org/programs/the-world"><span>The World</span></a><span> for a shorter version of this audio story.</span></p> <p><br><em><span>This story would not have been possible without the generous support of the </span></em><a href="https://www.iwmf.org/">International Women’s Media Foundation</a><em><span>. </span></em></p>
Jul 24, 2018
Snap Classic - Suitcase Of Love And Shame
25:07
<p><span>In 2009, </span><a href="http://www.janegillooly.com/"><span>Jane Gillooly</span></a><span> 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.”</span></p> <p><span>You can purchase Jane’s feature-length documentary film, Suitcase of Love and Shame, on </span><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/suitcase-of-love-and-shame/id848729946"><span>iTunes</span></a><span> and learn more about it at </span><a href="http://store.cinemaguild.com/nontheatrical/product/2471.html"><span>Cinemaguild</span></a><span>.   <br></span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong><span>Joe Rosenberg</span></p> <p><strong>Original Score and Sound Design:</strong><span> Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Jul 19, 2018
Snap #921 - Night At The Mirage
35:50
<p>The story of The Mirage, the famous undercover Chicago Sun 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 column and a his novel, at <a href="http://www.zaysmith.com">zaysmith.com. </a></p> <p>A previous version of this story incorrectly referred to the Chicago Sun-Time’s collaborator as the Better Business Bureau. It was the Better Government Association <br><br>Producers: Joe Rosenberg and Anna Sussman<br><br>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p>
Jul 12, 2018
Love Letters, Snap 920 - Campfire Tales V
18:16
<p>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.</p> <p>Producer: Nancy Lopez</p> <p>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p>
Jul 05, 2018
The Night Mother, Snap 920 - Campfire Tales V
15:28
<p>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?</p> <p>Janet Larkin actually had several more encounters with the supernatural. Check out her book <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Surrounded-Ghosts-Tales-Pogey-Places/dp/0738735981">Surrounded By Ghosts.</a></p>
Jul 05, 2018
The Gift Horse, Snap 920 - Campfire Tales V
12:53
<p><span>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 <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Ghost-Horse-Story-Redemption-ebook/dp/B00AQUTOEC" style="text-decoration: none;">The Ghost Horse.</a><br><br> Producer: Anna Sussman<br><br> Sound Design by Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Jul 05, 2018
Snap #920 - Campfire Tales V
51:00
<p><span>An all new season of Spooked, the podcast, is dropping early August</span><strong>. </strong><span>In this episode, we’re featuring some of our favorite stories from Spooked, season one. </span></p>
Jul 05, 2018
Snap #919 - Fight Club
21:29
<p><span>The first rule about fight club is you do not talk about fight club.  Ray Christian breaks that rule.</span></p> <p>You can hear more of Ray on his podcast <a href="http://whatsraysaying.libsyn.com/">What's Ray Saying.</a></p> <p>Producer:  Mark Ristich</p> <p>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio</p>
Jun 28, 2018
Thick Glass, Snap Special - Ear Hustle's "Thick Glass"
36:26
<p><span>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 letters and visits. And a third gets the opportunity to give his teenaged son a haircut.</span></p> <p><span>Learn More and Subscribe to all that is Ear Hustle at </span><a href="http://www.earhustlesq.com"><span>www.EarHustleSQ.com</span></a></p>
Jun 21, 2018
An Interview with Ear Hustle, Snap Special - Ear Hustle's "Thick Glass"
9:15
<p><span> 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.</span></p>
Jun 21, 2018
Snap Special - Ear Hustle's "Thick Glass"
50:00
<p>Snap Judgment joins the podcast <a href="http://www.earhustlesq.com"><span>Ear Hustle</span></a><span></span>, from PRX's <a href="https://www.radiotopia.fm/"><span>Radiotopia,</span></a> for a look at parenting from inside San Quentin State Prison.</p> <p><span>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 letters and visits. And a third gets the opportunity to give his teenage son a haircut.</span></p> <p><span>And stay tuned for the exclusive interview with Glynn and 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.</span></p> <p><span>Thanks to the fathers who shared their stories: Derrick Holloway, John Newman and Maverick, and thanks also to Derrick Jr. for talking with us.</span></p> <p><em><span>Thick Glass</span></em><span> was scored with music and sound design by David Jassy and Antwan Williams, with contributions from Lee Jasper, Maserati-E and Charlie Spencer. Here's a </span><a href="https://www.earhustlesq.com/s/EH_ep-15_Thick-Glass.pdf"><span>transcript</span></a><span> for Thick Glass.</span></p> <p><span>Special Thanks to SQSP's Lt. Sam Robinson and Warden Ron Davis for supporting the show.</span></p> <p><span>Illustration by Antwan Williams</span></p> <p><span>Learn More and Subscribe to all that is Ear Hustle at <a href="http://www.earhustlesq.com">www.EarHustleSQ.com</a></span></p> <p> </p>
Jun 21, 2018
Snap Classic - 06 Female
20:05
<p><span>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 <a href="http://www.outsideonline.com/outdoor-adventure/nature/Out-of-Bounds-The-Death-of-832F-Yellowstones-Most-Famous-Wolf.html?page=all">Outside Magazine</a> and Nate Rott's<a href="http://apps.npr.org/wolves/"> special report for NPR</a>.<br><br> Producer: Joe Rosenberg</span></p>
Jun 14, 2018
Signs, Wonders And Fates Fulfilled | With Linda Cardellini, Snap #918 - Beyond Belief
14:25
<p><span>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.</span></p> <p><span>This story comes to us from <a href="http://www.wbur.org/modernlove">Modern Love: The Podcast</a>. It’s a collaboration between The New York Times and WBUR in Boston, where they take pieces from the Modern Love column, and ask actors to perform them.  This story is read by Linda Cardellini.</span></p> <p><span><a href="http://www.wbur.org/modernlove/2018/05/02/signs-wonders-fates-fulfilled-cardellini">Check out WBUR</a> for more on the interview with author Stephanie Saldana, and the interview with Linda Cardellini, the actor who performed this story. </span></p> <p><strong>Producer:</strong><span> Caitlin O’Keefe</span></p> <p><strong>Sound Design: </strong><span>John Perotti </span></p>
Jun 07, 2018
Chaotic Good, Snap #918 - Beyond Belief
10:19
<p><span>Malaclypse was part of a dangerous anarchist group. They stole, they killed, they escaped, until one day when Malaclypse could run no further...</span></p> <p><span>Dan has been playing and organizing LARPs for 20 years. He posts bad LARP advice on twitter at<a href="https://twitter.com/LarpTips"> LarpTips</a><span>.</span></span></p> <p><strong>Producer:</strong><span> Jazmin Aguilera</span><br><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Jun 07, 2018
Snap #918 - Beyond Belief
28:05
<p><span>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."</span></p> <p><span>STORIES</span></p> <p><strong>Chaotic Good</strong></p> <p><span>Malaclypse was part of a dangerous anarchist group. They stole, they killed, they escaped, until one day when Malaclypse could run no further...</span></p> <p><strong>Producer:</strong><span> Jazmin Aguilera<br><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Renzo Gorrio</span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Modern Love</strong></p> <p><span>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.</span></p> <p><strong>Producer:</strong><span> Caitlin O’Keefe</span></p> <p><strong>Sound Design: </strong><span>John Perotti </span></p>
Jun 07, 2018
Chin-Kyll and Bo-Ok: Across the DMZ, Snap Classic - Tin Man
15:50
<p><span>What happens when you are reunited with your North Korean sister for the first time in over five decades?<br><br> This story comes to Snap Judgment by way of <a href="https://www.scad.edu/academics/faculty/mary-chi-whi-kim">Mary Kim</a>.<br><br> Voice Actors: Yongnam and Mikyung Kim<br> Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim<br></span></p>
Jun 01, 2018
About Face, Snap Classic - Tin Man
13:13
<p><span>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 walk in Tom Conces’ shoes and find out.<br><br> Producer: Nancy López<br> Original score: Renzo Gorrio<br></span></p>
May 31, 2018
The Scientist And The Psychopath, Snap Classic - Tin Man
15:35
<p><span>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 cold calculation of a scientist at work. But in the process things get mighty personal.<br><br> James Fallon, PhD is a neuroanatomist and geneticist at UC-Irvine. For more about his work and his own life, check out his book here: <a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Psychopath-Inside-Neuroscientists-Personal/dp/1591846005">The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey into the Dark Side of the Brain: James Fallon.</a><br><br> Producer: Julia DeWitt<br> Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</span></p>
May 31, 2018
If I Only Had A Heart, Snap Classic - Tin Man
3:13
<p><span>The sum of the parts cannot equal the hole in your heart.<br class="kix-line-break"> <br class="kix-line-break"> Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
May 31, 2018
Snap Classic - Tin Man
50:42
<p>What if you don't have a heart?</p> <p>On an all-new Snap, we proudly present "The Tin Man."</p>
May 31, 2018
Soul Of A Soldier, Snap #917 - Shrapnel
28:10
<p><span>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 </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Wandering-Souls-Journeys-Dead-Living/dp/1568587422"><span>“Wandering Souls.”</span></a><span> And Homer Steedly’s website here. </span></p> <p><a href="http://www.swampfox.info/"><span>http://www.swampfox.info/</span></a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Producer:</strong><span> Anna Sussman and Eliza Smith</span></p> <p><strong>Sound Design</strong><span>: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
May 24, 2018
Warrior Box, Snap #917 - Shrapnel
19:13
<p><span>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 Warrior Box.</span></p> <p><span>The Warrior Box Project is a mission that is grounded by a bond of trust and a common goal shared by its co-founders, Dr. Shauna Springer and Brian Vargas. They believe that the same bonds of love that drive Veterans to risk their lives for the people and values they hold sacred can help them stay in the good fight.</span></p> <p><span>The </span><a href="http://www.warriorcode.org/"><span>Warrior Box Project</span></a><span> gives Veterans a tangible way to reconnect with what they vowed to protect: the tribe of those they love and trust and the values they hold most sacred. In creating a Warrior Box, Veterans accept their worth in this world, control the warrior within themselves, and execute an effective action plan that is driven by their deepest values.  The Warrior Box is one part of a larger strategic plan that works within the cultural values and language common to many who have served in the military. </span></p> <p><span>To learn more, please visit us online:</span> <a href="http://www.warriorcode.org/"><strong>www.warriorcode.org</strong></a> <span>    </span></p> <p><br><br></p> <p><strong>Producer:  Jake Halpern and Nancy Lopez</strong></p>
May 24, 2018
Snap #917 - Shrapnel
50:50
<p>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.</p>
May 24, 2018
Snap Classic - Secrets In The Stacks
26:12
<p><span>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.</span></p> <p><span>To learn more about Avi’s time behind bars -- and between the stacks -- be sure to check out his memoir, </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Running-Books-Adventures-Accidental-Librarian/dp/0767931319"><span>Running The Books</span></a><span>.  His latest book, </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Lost-Book-Mormon-Zarahemla/dp/0385535694"><span>The Lost Book of Mormon</span></a><span>, which was nominated for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, will be out in paperback in November. </span></p> <p><br><strong>Producer: </strong><span>Joe Rosenberg</span></p>
May 17, 2018
Snap #916 - Lucky
50:32
<p><span>Hear how one of Yugoslavia’s top basketball players attempts to escape the Siege of Sarajevo and don't miss The Nocturnists late night meltdown at the morgue.</span></p> <p><span>STORIES</span></p> <p><strong>"The Choice" from the Lucky Podcast</strong></p> <p><span>Nada Rothbart thought she’d have plenty of time to get her family out of Sarajevo. Suddenly, it was too late.</span></p> <p><span>This story originally aired on </span><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lucky-podcast/id1248736230?mt=2"><span>Lucky podcast</span></a><span>, listen to part two of Nada’s story "The Choice" </span><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lucky-podcast/id1248736230?mt=2"><span>here</span></a><span>. </span></p> <p><span>Producer: Briana Breen</span></p> <p><span><strong>"Live At The Morgue</strong>" <strong>from The Nocturnists Podcast</strong><br></span></p> <p><span>What do you do when the morgue has a total meltdown. Galen Laserson tells her story live at <a href="http://thenocturnists.com/podcast/">The Nocturnist</a>.  Its host and creator is Emily Silverman, MD, its executive producer is Ali Block, MD, and its podcast producer is Marina Poole.  The Nocturnists has its own podcast, with compelling stories from our live events, followed by an interview with the storyteller. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts.</span></p> <p> </p>
May 11, 2018
Snap Classic - Where No One Should Go
18:09
<p><span>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 third largest freshwater cave in the world. This is where the adventure begins.  <br><br> Producer: Julia DeWitt<br></span></p>
May 04, 2018
Snap #915 - The Iron Curtain
39:04
<p><span>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.</span></p> <p><span>Be sure to check out Luisa Beck’s </span><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/luisa-beck/?utm_term=.c495d38cb924"><span>reporting on all things Germany</span></a><span> at The Washington Post, as well as the work of reporter <a href="http://www.andrewcurry.com/">Andrew Curry</a>, whose article in Wired first got us interested in Ulrike’s story.  And if you’re interested in Stasi Records Agency, can you visit their </span><a href="https://www.bstu.bund.de/EN/Home/home_node.html"><span>English-language website</span></a><span> to learn more.           <br></span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong><span>Luisa Beck with Production Assistance By Joe Rosenberg</span><br><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Apr 26, 2018
Snap #914 - The Badlands
50:09
<p><span>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 fighting Isis, back. </span></p> <p>Check out more from the Free Burma Rangers at <a href="http://www.freeburmarangers.org/">http://www.freeburmarangers.org</a></p> <p>And check out the book <a href="https://www.amazon.com/City-Death-Humanitarian-Warriors-Battle/dp/1546081828/ref=la_B0064R3HJ4_1_12?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1519739659&amp;sr=1-12">City of Death</a> set to release October 23rd, 2018.</p> <p><strong>Producer: Anna Sussman</strong><br><strong>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong><span>"Witness the Free Burma Rangers Rescue of a Young Iraqi Girl"<br><br> </span></strong>Watch Dave Eubank (Helmet) run into the line of fire to rescue a young girl who barely survived an ISIS massacre in Mosul. Dave and other members of his group, the Free Burma Rangers, spotted the young girl hiding among scores of dead bodies.</p> <p><div class="user-embedded-video"><div id="videoplayer_idm140150566852256a7d909e2-4f60-4cda-bb27-398690ed9d29"><iframe width="620" height="349" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/CIDhpd07mXg?wmode=transparent&amp;autohide=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0&amp;feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" id="a-6283923508824329585" class="youtube_video" mozallowfullscreen="mozallowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen" data-original-url="https://youtu.be/CIDhpd07mXg"></iframe></div></div>  </p> <p><span><strong>"Ephraim Mattos Rescues an Elderly Iraqi Man"</strong><br><br> Watch as Ephraim Mattos (Backwards Cap), a former Navy Seal turned civilian rescue team member, rescues an elderly man who barely survived an ISIS massacre. Despite his heroic efforts, Ephraim was not able to save the old man, who died moments after this video ends.  And the loss haunts Ephraim over and over again.</span></p> <p><span><div class="user-embedded-video"><div id="videoplayer_idm1401505544027202a0abd2a-fba7-4cdd-be3a-09132b79606c"><iframe width="620" height="349" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/L1Y9xpaf-2Y?wmode=transparent&amp;autohide=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0&amp;feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" id="a7143526910995862522" class="youtube_video" mozallowfullscreen="mozallowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen" data-original-url="https://youtu.be/L1Y9xpaf-2Y"></iframe></div></div>  </span></p> <p><span><strong>"A Woman Being Dragged to Safety by the Free Burma Rangers and the Iraqi Army"</strong><br><br> Watch the dramatic rescue of a woman left for dead in the courtyard of an abandoned soda factory, surrounded on all sides by ISIS. Unable to carry her from the open air courtyard without being spotted by ISIS fighters, the rescuers managed to throw the injured woman a length of cable, and drag her over rubble and shrapnel, to safety. <br></span></p> <p><span><div class="user-embedded-video"><div id="videoplayer_idm140150555432496fde29d8c-bb9c-42f9-8c54-f15b66408707"><iframe width="620" height="349" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dTZBoQ7t618?wmode=transparent&amp;autohide=1&amp;rel=0&amp;showinfo=0&amp;feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" id="a6353171323090183784" class="youtube_video" mozallowfullscreen="mozallowfullscreen" webkitallowfullscreen="webkitallowfullscreen" data-original-url="https://youtu.be/dTZBoQ7t618"></iframe></div></div>  </span></p>
Apr 19, 2018
Snap #913 - Running Man
27:01
<p><span>When a rising high school track star in </span><strong> </strong><span>Eritrea, East Africa, is arrested under the military dictatorship, he realizes he might have a way out....run.</span></p> <p><span>For more information about issues facing African migrants in Israel and resources on how to help, <a href="https://www.eritreanwomenscenter.org/">Israeli organization Eritrean Women’s Community Center website</a>.<br></span></p> <p><span>Teklit Michal writes a blog for Times of Israel and hosts a news channel in Tirgrinya for fellow Eritreans in Israel. You can follow his work <a href="https://www.facebook.com/fissehaye.teklit">on his Facebook page.</a><br></span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong><span>Shaina Shealy</span></p>
Apr 12, 2018
Snap #912 - 26 Lives On Atlas Peak
13:39
<p>On Atlas Peak there is one way in and one way out.  When wildfire threatened their homes, the only escape route...was up.</p> <p><span>Sukey Lewis is an investigative reporter for KQED public radio out of San Francisco. The Atlas Peak fire was just one of a series of catastrophic fires that broke out that night across northern California. 44 people in all died in those fires.  Check out <a href="https://www.kqed.org/news/tag/fire-investigation">KQED's fire investigation.</a> <br></span></p> <p><span>Original Score: Davey Kim</span></p> <p><span>Producer: Sukey Lewis</span></p>
Apr 06, 2018
The Hijacker's Letter, Snap #612 - Unforgiven
<p><span>What do you do when you receive a letter from your husband’s killer?<br><br> For more information, check out Kathleen’s<a href="http://kathleenmurraymoran.com" style="text-decoration: none;"> website</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheWidowAndTheHijacker" style="text-decoration: none;">facebook</a> page.<br><br> <br> Producer and Sound Design:Davey Kim<br></span></p>
Mar 29, 2018
Cop Out, Snap #612 - Unforgiven
19:15
<p><span>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 <a href="http://www.authorsden.com/robertdavis">here</a>.<br><br> Producer: Anna Sussman<br><br> Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Mar 29, 2018
Snap #612 - Unforgiven
50:30
<p>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.</p> <p><strong>Hijacker's Letter</strong></p> <p><span>What do you do when you receive a letter from your husband’s killer?<br><br> For more information, check out Kathleen’s<a href="http://kathleenmurraymoran.com" style="text-decoration: none;"> website</a> and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheWidowAndTheHijacker" style="text-decoration: none;">facebook</a> page.<br><br> Producer and Sound Design:Davey Kim</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Cop Out</strong></p> <p><span>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 <a href="http://www.authorsden.com/robertdavis">here</a>. <br><br> Producer: Anna Sussman<br><br> Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio<br></span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>The Silent Twins</strong></p> <p>June and Jennifer Gibbons were twins sisters who hadn’t spoken to anyone but each other for their whole lives. That is, until journalist Marjorie Wallace came along. Marjorie unearthed the twins’ fascinating, and sometimes sinister inner world. <br><br> For more information on the Gibbons twins, check out Marjorie’s book, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Silent-Twins-Marjorie-Wallace/dp/0345348028">The Silent Twins. </a><br><br> Producer: Eliza Smith<br><br> Sound Design: Leon Morimoto<strong><span><br></span></strong></p>
Mar 29, 2018
The Best Little Swimmer, Snap #911 - Breakfast of Champions
17:35
<p><span>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 Camp for Crippled Children, a summer camp that is free to kids with disabilities. The summer of 1960, just got way more exciting. </span></p> <p><span>Terry Galloway is a writer, director and performer for stage, radio, and film. For more about Terry’s childhood in Texas,  check out her book </span><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Mean-Little-Deaf-Queer-Memoir/dp/1522632425"><span>Mean Little Deaf Queer</span></a><span>.</span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong><span>Adizah Eghan</span></p> <p><br><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Mar 23, 2018
The One Year Campaign of Li Na, Snap #911 - Breakfast Of Champions
20:04
<p><span>In 1958, Charles Li spent one of the strangest, most difficult years of his life in a Communist Chinese reform school.</span></p> <p><span>Charles Li is a professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara. To read more of his story, check out his book, “</span><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Bitter-Sea-Coming-China-Before/dp/0061709549"><span>The Bitter Sea: Coming of Age in a China before Mao</span></a><span>.” </span></p> <p><strong>Producer: Liz Mak</strong><br><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Mar 23, 2018
Snap #911 - Breakfast Of Champions
49:31
<p>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.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>The Best Little Swimmer</strong></p> <p><span>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 Camp for Crippled Children, a summer camp that is free to kids with disabilities. The summer of 1960, just got way more exciting. </span></p> <p><span>Terry Galloway is a writer, director and performer for stage, radio, and film. For more about Terry’s childhood in Texas,  check out her book </span><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Mean-Little-Deaf-Queer-Memoir/dp/1522632425"><span>Mean Little Deaf Queer</span></a><span>.</span></p> <p>Producer: Adizah Eghan</p> <p>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>The One Year Campaign of Li Na</strong></p> <p><span>In 1958, Charles Li spent one of the strangest, most difficult years of his life in a Communist Chinese reform school.</span></p> <p><span>Charles Li is a professor emeritus at the University of California, Santa Barbara. To read more of his story, check out his book, “</span><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Bitter-Sea-Coming-China-Before/dp/0061709549"><span>The Bitter Sea: Coming of Age in a China before Mao</span></a><span>.” </span></p> <p>Producer: Liz Mak<br>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Rick Moranis performed by Adam Wade</strong></p> <p><span>A young man can’t shake his dead ringer resemblance to Rick Moranis for years until one night he’s able to use it for an adventure. This was recorded live at the monthly 'Tales of the Cosmos' show at the UC Beast in New York City's Lower East Side. It is the first Saturday of the month at 7pm.</span></p> <p><span>Hear more stories by </span><a href="http://www.adamwade.com/"><span>Adam Wade</span></a><span>.</span></p> <p><span>Producer: Jamie DeWolf</span></p>
Mar 22, 2018
Snap Classic - Fargo
19:41
<p><span>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.  </span></p> <p><span><br> Be sure to check out Paul’s documentary about Takako’s journey, <a href="https://vimeo.com/66512803">This is A True Story</a>. <br> Also, be sure to check out the feature film by the David and Nathan Zellner inspired by Takako’s story, <a href="http://kumikothetreasurehunter.com/">Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter.</a>  <br><br> It is available for download on <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/kumiko-the-treasure-hunter/id953354251">iTunes</a>, Amazon, Google Play and xBox, as well as VOD.<br> <br> Producer: Joe Rosenberg</span></p>
Mar 16, 2018
Snap #910 - The Trouble With Shannon Cason
50:03
<p>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 justify the means?</p> <p>Check out the new podcast "<a href="https://www.wbez.org/shows/the-trouble/3da61007-ae20-44e7-9860-2e0b02014526?utm_source=url&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=Web-Share">The Trouble with Shannon Cason</a>" and connect on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/thetroublepod">@TheTroublePod</a></p> <p> </p>
Mar 09, 2018
Snap #909 - Counted: An Oakland Story
58:38
<h3><a href="https://oaklandstory.org/"><span>Counted: An Oakland Story</span></a><span> is a yearlong look at the people lost to Oakland’s violence. During 2017, a team of </span><a href="https://www.wnycstudios.org/shows/snapjudgment/"><span>Snap Judgment</span></a><span> producers learned about Oakland’s homicide victims, their families and communities. </span></h3> <p>Visit <a href="http://oaklandstory.org" target="_blank">oaklandstory.org</a> for more interviews, photos, and illustrations.</p> <p><strong>CREDITS:</strong></p> <p>"Counted: An Oakland Story" was produced by Adizah Eghan, Anna Sussman, Shaina Shealy, Jonathan Jones, Pat Mesiti-Miller, Nancy Lopez, Jazmin Aguilera, Eliza Smith, and Pendarvis Harshaw.</p> <ul> <li>Co-hosts of "Counted: An Oakland Story" are Adizah Eghan and Daryle Allums</li> <li>Senior Producer Anna Sussman</li> <li>Original Concept by Jonathan Jones</li> <li>Original Score by Pat-Mesiti-Miller, Leon Morimoto, and Renzo Gorrio</li> <li>Photography by Cinque Mubarak</li> <li>Artwork by Abner Hauge, Teo Ducot, and Shaina Shealy</li> <li>Additional production by Teo Ducot and Liz Mak</li> <li>Special thanks to <a href="http://www.fantasticnegrito.com/"><em>Fantastic Negrito</em></a> who contributed music from the album “The Last Days of Oakland”</li> <li>Website by Teo Ducot, Jeremy Rue, and Shaina Shealy  </li> <li>Executive Producers: Mark Ristich and Glynn Washington</li> </ul>
Mar 01, 2018
Snap Classic - Big Girls Don't Cry
51:34
<p><strong>Been There Better Than That</strong></p> <p><span>Glynn witnesses a lady show what real class looks like.<br> Producer: Mark Ristich<br></span></p> <p class="title"><strong>12 Pageant Queens, 1000 Snakes </strong></p> <p><span>One Beauty Pageant. 12 contestants. 1000 rattlesnakes.<br> Producer:<strong> </strong>Anna Sussman</span></p> <p><strong>A Hard Knock Life</strong></p> <p>Sharon Skolnick was nine years old and an orphan in the Murrow Indian Orphanage, when she was confronted with the opportunity every girl at the orphanage dreamed of. Find out more about artist Sharon Skolnick at <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Where-Courage-Like-Wild-Horse/dp/0803292880">here</a>.<br> Producer: Anna Sussman<br> Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</p> <p><strong>Xiao Xiao</strong></p> <p>When Cindy adopted a four year old girl from China, there was a lot the two didn’t understand about each other.<br> Find out about Cindy’s story (and her books) at <a href="http://www.cindychampnella.com">CindyChampnella.com</a>.<br> Producer: Anna Sussman<br> Sound Design:  Pat Mesiti-Miller</p> <p> </p>
Feb 26, 2018
Snap #908 - Lifted
23:45
<p><span>Airlifted out of Baghdad into Israel, Avraham was about to get a new life in a new land…</span></p> <p><span>Avraham’s story was included in a 12-part Hebrew webseries called </span><a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCIZlRf3msfcti3mRWnqPlK2VDd-_2Pq4"><span>Neviim: Operation Amram </span></a><span>by Elad Ben Elul (@Eladbenelul) and Yossi Brauman. Read hundreds more testimonies like Avraham’s at </span><a href="https://www.edut-amram.org/en/"><span>Amram’s website </span></a><span>. The Amram association has collected hundreds of saliva samples from people who connected to the kidnapping affair and can be contacted at amram.dna at gmail.com.  <br></span></p> <p><span>Producer: Shaina Shealy</span></p> <p><span>Vocal Translator: Noam Eshel </span></p> <p><span>Written Translation: Tal Janner-Klausner and Shira Rubin</span></p> <p><span>Original Score:  Renzo Gorrio </span></p>
Feb 22, 2018
Snap #907 - Quake City Hero
15:41
<p><span>In 1989, an enormous earthquake struck the Bay Area. One of Oakland’s major arteries, the Cypress Freeway, collapsed. And one man named Raven, a local Oaklander, left his home, and dove into the wreckage to save lives. </span></p> <p><span>This story is produced by Liam O'Donoghue, host and producer of the podcast East Bay Yesterday. If you want to hear about Bruce Lee's most notorious fight, or Oakland's oldest soul food cook, or grizzly bears, you can find the show </span><a href="https://eastbayyesterday.com/"><span>here</span></a><span>.  <br></span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong><span>Liam O'Donoghue and Eliza Smith</span><br><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Davey Kim</span></p>
Feb 15, 2018
Snap Classic - The Spelling Bee
6:12
<p><span>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.<br><br> Producer: Davey Kim</span></p>
Feb 13, 2018
Snap #906 - Monk Of Mokha
43:15
<p><span>The story of how Mokhtar Akhanshali braved a civil war to bring Yemeni coffee to the world.   <br></span></p> <p><span>Dave Egger’s biography of Mokhtar, </span><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Monk-Mokha-Dave-Eggers/dp/1101947314/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1516838944&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=the+monk+of+mokha"><em><span>The Monk of Mokha</span></em></a><span>, is available wherever books are sold. And be sure to check out the book’s Instagram at <a href="https://www.instagram.com/themonkofmokha/">@themonkofmokha</a>.</span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong><span>Joe Rosenberg</span></p> <p><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Feb 08, 2018
Snap #905 - Ear Hustle Special: Left Behind
40:48
<p>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 artist.</p> <p>The team works in San Quentin’s media lab to produce stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny, and always honest, offering a nuanced view of people living within the American prison system.</p> <p>Find out more about Ear Hustle and subscribe to the podcast on their website <a href="http://www.earhustlesq.com">www.EarHustleSQ.com</a></p> <p> </p>
Jan 31, 2018
Snap #904 - Senior Year Mixtape
52:24
<p>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.</p> <p><span><span>A very special thank you to our heroes: Brantin, Damaris and Alex. Thank you also to Mission High School Principal Eric Guthertz, everyone in the Wellness Center and our guide for the year Chandra Shivakumar.<br></span></span></p> <p><span><span><a href="https://www.gofundme.com/alex039s-education-fund">Donate here to support Alex's Education Fund</a></span></span></p> <p><strong>Producers: </strong><span>Adizah Eghan, Liz Mak, Eliza Smith, Anna Sussman and Mark Ristich.</span></p> <p><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Pat Mesiti Miller  and Renzo Gorrio<br></span></p>
Jan 25, 2018
Snap #903 - Soundtrack Of Silence
<p><span>When a young man is told is he going deaf, he sets out on a challenge to memorize the songs that defined his life. He had no idea that those songs would come back to him in the most unexpected way. </span></p> <p><span>A version of this story aired on KQED's Q'ed up Podcast.</span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong><span>April Dembosky</span></p> <p><strong>Original Score: </strong><span>Renzo Gorrio</span></p> <p><strong>Sound Design: </strong><span>Leon Morimoto and April Dembosky</span></p>
Jan 22, 2018
Snap #902 - Linda, Loretta, and Me
<p><strong>Linda, Loretta, and Me</strong></p> <p>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 <a href="http://cbc.ca/loveme">cbc.ca/loveme</a> or whenever you listen to podcasts. Be sure to check out producer Jonathan Zenti’s podcast, <a href="http://www.meatpodcast.com/">Meat</a>.</p> <p><strong>Producer: Mira Burt-Wintonick, Cristal Duhaime, and Jonathan Zenti</strong></p> <p><strong> </strong></p>
Jan 18, 2018
Snap #901 - How Estee Got Her Zumba Back
32:31
<p>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 Estee’s tunes, check out producer Shaina Shealy’s Spotify playlist, “<a href="https://open.spotify.com/user/12168668226/playlist/5i5saOCthM2lieKr3MAoxR">Zumba Estee</a>”. Additional thanks to the Jerusalem International YMCA, the Dorot Foundation, and Natalie Ben Ami.</p> <p><strong>Original Score:</strong> Renzo Gorrio</p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong>Shaina Shealy</p>
Jan 13, 2018
Snap Classic - Tonya For Hire
11:44
<p>What if one day you found out you look like one of the most famous people in the country -- who everybody hates?</p> <p><a href="http://www.lynnharris.net/"><span>Lynn Harris</span></a><span> is an author, commentator, award-winning journalist and mostly-retired comedian. She has a new business, teaching </span><a href="http://goldcomedyforgirls.com/"><span>comedy to teenage girls</span></a><span>. You can find her performing on stage as Tonya Harding </span><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gnpqog3hbNE"><span>here</span></a><span>.</span></p> <p><strong>Producer: Liz Mak</strong></p>
Jan 10, 2018
My Big Pee Break, Snap #833 - Stoopid
10:37
<p><span>Actress Diona Reasonover was on the brink of her big break. But she never expected it to happen while she was on her vacation. </span></p> <p><span>Diona Reasonover is an actress who lives in LA, you can check out her writing on “I Love You America” with Sarah Silverman on Hulu. </span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong>Adizah Eghan</p>
Jan 05, 2018
Date With The Devil, Snap #833 - Stoopid
9:49
<p><span>When he was younger, Greg Stone was always a good boyfriend. Or, he tried to be. </span></p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/gregstone_"><span>Greg Stone</span></a><span> </span><span>is a comedian living in New York. You can also hear him on his podcast, </span><a href="http://theraddudecast.libsyn.com/"><span>The Rad Dude Cast.</span></a><span></span><span>  Check out Greg’s website at </span><a href="http://www.gregfstone.com"><span>www.gregfstone.com</span></a><span>. </span></p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong>Liz Mak<br><strong>Original Score:</strong><span> Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Jan 05, 2018
Snap #833 - Stoopid
23:10
<p>There are big stories with weight, little stories with heart, and then the stories that are just STOOPID.</p> <p><strong>Date With The Devil</strong></p> <p><span>When he was younger, Greg Stone was always a good boyfriend. Or, he tried to be. </span></p> <p>Producer: Liz Mak<br>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>My Big Pee Break</strong></p> <p><span>Actress Diona Reasonover was on the brink of her big break. But she never expected it to happen while she was on her vacation. </span></p> <p><span>Diona Reasonover is an actress who lives in LA, you can check out her writing on “I Love You America” with Sarah Silverman on Hulu. </span></p> <p>Producer: Adizah Eghan</p> <p>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio</p>
Jan 05, 2018
Snap Special - Zim Heavy: Rock and Revolution in Zimbabwe
31:00
<p><span>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 music and revolution in the face of an oppressive government.<br><br>Wells Fargo’s new release Watch Out! is available now through <a href="http://vinylmeplease.com/record-of-the-month/wells-fargo/">Vinyl Me Please</a>.<br>Learn more about the work Matthew Shechmeister and Eothen “Egon” Alapatt are doing to document the Heavy scene at <a href="http://www.nowagainrecords.com/there-was-rock-in-70s-zimbabwe/">Now-Again Records</a>.  <br><br>  <br>Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller<br>Correspondent: Albert Nyathi<br>Featuring Music by Wells Fargo<br><br>Courtesy of Now-Again Records<br></span></p>
Dec 28, 2017
Miracle on 22nd Street - Letters to Santa
4:56
<p><span>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. </span><br><br class="kix-line-break"><span>Thanks so much to the New York Times and Sarah Klein for making this gorgeous </span><a href="http://video.nytimes.com/video/2010/12/24/nyregion/1248069482199/miracle-on-22nd-street.html">mini documentary </a><span>about Dylan and Jim. It’s a must-watch. If you’re in New York, help Dylan and Jim out by visiting their </span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/groups/128258867239016/">Facebook page, </a><span>but they ask that you also participate in </span><a href="http://www.operationlettertosanta.com/">Operation Santa.</a><span> Operation Santa fulfills letters to Santa from children across the nation. You can get your own letter to fulfill at your local post office. </span><br><br><span>Producer: Stephanie Foo</span></p>
Dec 22, 2017
Feast Mode
6:00
<p><span>It ain’t good ‘til yer hungry.”  Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington brings us face to face with the world’s most satisfying buffet.</span><br><br><span>Story by Glynn Washington, Produced by Stephanie Foo</span></p>
Dec 22, 2017
Look Back With Snap Story Makers
<p>Snap story makers look back on their favorite stories of 2017.</p> <p>Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller</p>
Dec 22, 2017
Preaching To The Choir
13:06
<p>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.</p> <p>Producer: Jazmin Aguilera</p> <p> </p>
Dec 22, 2017
Snap #832 - Snap Holiday Special 2017
28:58
<p>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.</p>
Dec 22, 2017
Snap Classic - Down With The Ship: The Sinking Of The Oceanos
22:02
<p><span>Let Moss Hills take you on sea cruise …<br><br> To learn more about the sinking of the Oceanos, be sure to check out: <a href="https://exit.sc/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.oceanossinking.com%2F" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://www.oceanossinking.com/">www.oceanossinking.com/</a><br><br> And you like that, you definitely won’t want to miss the video of the ship’s final moments:<br><br> <a href="https://exit.sc/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DnfIZ6rcySuY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfIZ6rcySuY">www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfIZ6rcySuY</a><br><br> Producer: Joe Rosenberg<br><br> Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Dec 15, 2017
Snap #831 - Finding Rebecca
36:22
<p>In 1962, in a very small, very white suburb of Chicago, a young couple set out to adopt a baby girl.</p> <p>This <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/us/the-adopted-black-baby-and-the-white-one-who-replaced-her.html">story</a> was produced in collaboration with <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/07/us/the-adopted-black-baby-and-the-white-one-who-replaced-her.html">The New York Times</a>.</p> <p> <span>Check out Amy Roost's website: <a href="http://AmyRoost.com">AmyRoost.com</a></span></p> <p>Producers: Amy Roost and Anna Sussman</p> <p>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio</p>
Dec 07, 2017
Snap #830 - Dadbot
16:20
<p><span>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.</span></p> <p><span>Vlahos is also working on a book, </span><em><span>Talk To Me</span></em><span>, about the quest to create conversation-making A.I.s. Check out his article about dadbot in </span><span><a href="https://www.wired.com/story/a-sons-race-to-give-his-dying-father-artificial-immortality/">Wired Magazine.</a></span></p> <p><span>Follow James on Twitter @jamesvlahos</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Producer: Jazmin Aguilera</strong><br><strong>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio</strong></p>
Dec 01, 2017
Snap Classic - Jay J. Armes: Private Eye
30:11
<p><span>Jay J. Armes was a real life superhero ... until real life intruded.  <br><br> Also be sure to check out Gary Cartwright’s original 1976 article on Jay J. Armes for <a href="http://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/is-jay-j-armes-for-real/">Texas Monthly.</a><br><br> <strong>Producer: </strong>Vanessa Rancano<br> <strong>Sound Design: </strong>Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Nov 28, 2017
Josh Healey's "JDate", Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion
9:56
<p>Snap Judgment's Josh Healey brings the funny when he decides to help his Mother out of a jam.</p> <p><span>Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick &amp; David Brandt.)<br><br> Performed at Snap Judgment LIVE in San Francisco's Nourse Theater. Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller.</span></p>
Nov 24, 2017
Glynn Washington's "The Director's Cut", Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion
11:08
<p><span>Glynn’s a bean counter by day but at night it’s “Lights, Camera, Action!”<br><br> Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick &amp; David Brandt.) Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater.<br><br> Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
Nov 24, 2017
Don Reed's "Butter", Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion
14:14
<p>The ridiculous story of a reluctant player and his secret sauce.<br> <br> 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 &amp; David Brandt.)<br><br> Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller<strong><span><br></span></strong></p>
Nov 24, 2017
Snap #521 - Snap LIVE! The Passion
51:00
<p>We're dropping the story-pocalypse. Snap proudly presents "The Passion" performed LIVE! at San Francisco's Nourse Theater.</p> <p>STORIES</p> <p><strong>Glynn Washington - Director's Cut</strong></p> <p><span>Glynn’s a bean counter by day but at night it’s “Lights, Camera, Action!”<br><br> Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick &amp; David Brandt.) Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater.<br><br> Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p> <p><strong>Josh Healey - JDate</strong></p> <p>Snap Judgment's Josh Healey brings the funny when he decides to help his Mother out of a jam.</p> <p><span><span><span><br> See Josh Healey's amazing performance, "<a href="http://youtu.be/VqkjbHe-10M">How To Help Your Mom Set Up Her Online Profile On </a><a href="http://youtu.be/VqkjbHe-10M">JDate</a>."<br><br> Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick &amp; David Brandt.)<br><br> Performed at Snap Judgment LIVE in San Francisco's Nourse Theater. Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller.<br></span></span></span></p> <p><strong>Jamie DeWolf - Xiana Fairchild</strong></p> <p>A story dedicated to the little girl in the hallway.  <a href="http://youtu.be/U_hfUKXEAvk">See Jamie DeWolf's astonishing performance here.</a><br><br> 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 &amp; David Brandt.)<br><br> Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller</p> <p><strong>Don Reed - Butter</strong></p> <p>The ridiculous story of a reluctant player and his secret sauce.<br> <br> 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 &amp; David Brandt.)<br><br> Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller<strong><span><br></span></strong></p> <p> </p>
Nov 24, 2017
The Blue Bear, Snap #829 -The Gratitude Special 2017
16:16
<p><span>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.</span><br><br><span>For more on Lynn Schooler’s work check out this </span><a href="http://www.alaskawritersdirectory.com/authors/schooler_lynn.shtml">website</a><span> and his </span><a href="http://www.facebook.com/lynn.schooler?ref=tn_tnmn">Facebook page</a><span>.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Nancy Lopez</span><br><span>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio and Davey Kim</span></p>
Nov 17, 2017
The Outbreak, Snap #829 - The Gratitude Special 2017
15:49
<p><span>What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you?<br><br> 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 runaway virus.<br><br> Producer: Jake Halpern<br><br> Original Score: Renzo Gorrio<br> Special thanks to Yale NGN.<br> Additonal assistance: Mark Ristich, Anna Sussman, Adizah Eghan and Eliza Smith<br><br> For more on the work of producer Jake Halpern go to <a href="https://exit.sc/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.jakehalpern.com%2F" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://www.jakehalpern.com/">www.jakehalpern.com/</a></span></p>
Nov 17, 2017
Grits and Sausages, Snap #829 - The Gratitude Special 2017
14:04
<p><span>When Ray Christian was a young boy, he longed to hear the voice of God.</span><br><br><span>Check out his</span><a href="https://www.facebook.com/Whats-Ray-Saying-1096043540420233/?ref=py_c"> podcast here.</a><br><br><span>Producer: Davey Kim</span><br><br><span>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Nov 17, 2017
Snap #829 - The Gratitude Special 2017
51:00
<p><strong>The Outbreak</strong><br><br>What do you do when a life-threatening disease makes it too dangerous to save the person closest to you. <br><br>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio <br><br>Producer: Jake Halpern with assistance from Mark Ristich, Anna Sussman, Adizah Eghan and Eliza Smith <br><br><br><strong>Grits and Sausages</strong><br><br>When Ray Christian was a young boy, he longed to hear the voice of God.<br><br><a href="https://www.facebook.com/whatsraysaying/?ref=py_c">Check out his podcast here. </a><br><br>Producer: Davey Kim <br><br>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio <br><br><strong>The Blue Bear</strong><br><br>For  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 that they should go out searching for one. What Lynn ended up finding was, of course, something much different.<br><br>For more on Lynn Schooler’s work <a href="http://www.alaskawritersdirectory.com/authors/schooler_lynn.shtml">check out this website.</a><br><br>Producer: Nancy Lopez<br><br>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio and Davey Kim</p>
Nov 16, 2017
Snap #828 - Kismet
38:51
<p><strong>From Russia With Love</strong></p> <p>Two women, a tiny boat, the wide open ocean...and kismet.  </p> <p>Elena has written a book about their adventure, called Talking to the Moon. You can read the story on the couple’s <a href="http://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-to-the-moon-en/">website</a>, <a href="http://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-to-the-moon-en/">http://www.cadenza.ca/index.php/en/talking-to-the-moon-en/</a></p> <p>You can learn more about Elena and Meg’s journey at their other website, <a href="http://anticruise.online">anticruise.online</a>.</p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong>Liz Mak</p> <p><strong>Original Score:</strong> Leon Morimoto</p>
Nov 10, 2017
Snap #827 - Duality
25:00
<p>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.</p> <p>Original Score: Renzo Gorrio<strong><br></strong>Producer: Shaina Shealy</p> <p> </p>
Nov 02, 2017
Cowboy Ghost, Snap #826 - Spooked Presents: The Vanishing
12:57
<p>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<strong> </strong>- she hopes. Valerie’s story comes to us from the book <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Trucker-Ghost-Stories-Highways-Encounters/dp/0765330350">Trucker Ghost Stories</a>, edited by Annie Wilder.</p> <p>Producer: Eliza Smith</p>
Oct 27, 2017
Voice In The Woods, Snap #826 - Spooked Presents: The Vanishing
12:56
<p>When the voice says "Stop" you stay perfectly still. And when the voice says "Run!" you had better run.</p> <p>Producer: Eliza Smith</p>
Oct 27, 2017
Snap #826 - Spooked Presents: The Vanishing
29:49
<p><strong>"</strong><strong>Cowboy Ghost</strong><strong>" </strong>- 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<strong> </strong>- she hopes. Valerie’s story comes to us from the book <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Trucker-Ghost-Stories-Highways-Encounters/dp/0765330350">Trucker Ghost Stories</a>, edited by Annie Wilder.</p> <p>Producer: Eliza Smith</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>"Voice In The Woods" - </strong>When the voice says "Stop" you stay perfectly still. And when the voice says "Run!" you had better run.</p> <p>Producer: Eliza Smith</p>
Oct 27, 2017
Snap #825 - Spooked Presents: Sanctify
32:28
<p><strong>"Great Aunt Rose"</strong> – 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, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.amazon.com/Mother-Wore-Yellow-Dress-childhood/dp/1499735308">My Mother Wore A Yellow Dress</a>.</p> <p>Producer: Anna Sussman<br>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p> <p id="yui_3_17_2_1_1508884172893_1393"><strong>"Devil’s Water"</strong><span> – </span><span>Attempting to dig the family well in rural Michigan, Glynn's family comes up dry</span><span> – </span><span>until Daddy cuts a deal with the Devil.</span></p> <p><span>Original Score: Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p> <p> </p>
Oct 24, 2017
Get The Hook Up, Snap #824 - Confessions Of A Baby Snatcher
10:43
<p>Sometimes, you know your big shot when you see it.</p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/@adookie">Ayanna Dookie</a> and <a href="http://www.seatonsmith.com/">Seaton Smith</a> are both comedians living in New York.</p> <p>Producer: Liz Mak</p> <p>Original Score and Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</p> <p> </p>
Oct 20, 2017
Confessions Of A Baby Snatcher, Snap #824 - Confessions of a Baby Snatcher
16:18
<p>The ‘work’ of social work is a lot more complicated than Katie Leavitt first thought. Luckily, a little voice helps to guide her.</p> <p>Producer: Anna Sussman</p> <p>Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p>
Oct 20, 2017
Snap #824 - Confessions Of A Baby Snatcher
30:10
<p>On the next all-NEW Snap, Katie Leavitt tells her story "Confessions of a Baby Snatcher." Also featuring comedians Ayanna Dookie and Seaton Smith in "Get The Hook Up!"</p>
Oct 20, 2017
Snap #823 - The Incident At Poison Spider Mesa
20:20
<p>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.</p> <p>Brody Young is a Utah State Park Ranger and motivational speaker, helping other people figure out how to survive the unsurvivable.  To find out more about his story, be sure to check out his website,<a href="http://rangerbrodyyoung.com/"> rangerbrodyyoung.com</a>.</p> <p><strong>Producer:  </strong>Joe Rosenberg</p> <p><strong>Original Score and Sound Design:</strong> Leon Morimoto</p>
Oct 13, 2017
Snap #822 - Lost In Time
35:49
<p><strong>"Time Warp Saloon"</strong> - 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?</p> <p>This story came to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.wnyc.org/spookedpodcast.org">Spooked</a> from Jim Harold’s Campfire Podcast, hosted by Jim Harold, check it out at <a target="_blank" href="http://JimHarold.com">JimHarold.com</a>.</p> <p><strong>"Love Letters"</strong> - 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. <span>Mark Spencer and his family have lived in the Allen House since 2007. Visit him online at <a href="http://allenhousetours.com/">AllenHouseTours.com</a></span></p>
Oct 10, 2017
Sharp Dressed Man, Snap #714 - Man Of Steel
4:34
<p><span>Glynn discovers discovers the man behind the man he wants to be.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</span></p>
Oct 06, 2017
Old Time Strong Man, Snap #714 - Man Of Steel
18:28
<p><span>What happens when a five-foot-seven, 42-year-old from Queens decides to become a superhero?</span><br><br><span>This story comes from the documentary</span><a href="http://www.bendingsteelmovie.com/"> Bending Steel.</a><br><br><span>Also check out </span><a href="http://www.chriswonderschoeck.com/">Chris Wonder Schoek </a><span>and </span><a href="http://www.unconventionalathletes.com/">Unconventional Athletes</a><span>.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Anna Sussman</span></p>
Oct 06, 2017
The Price of Silence, Snap #714 - Man Of Steel
22:53
<p><span>How did Ben Holmes disappear and then reappear with a bang?</span><br><br><span>Producer:Davey Kim</span><br><span>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Oct 06, 2017
Snap #714 - Man Of Steel
51:01
<p>On the next Snap..."Man of Steel." When an immovable object meets an unstoppable force, what is left standing?</p> <p><strong>Sharp Dressed Man</strong></p> <p><span>Glynn discovers discovers the man behind the man he wants to be.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</span></p> <p><strong>The Price Of Silence</strong></p> <p>How did Ben Holmes disappear and then reappear with a bang?<br><br>Producer:Davey Kim<br>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</p> <p><strong>Old Time Strong Man</strong></p> <p>What happens when a five-foot-seven, 42-year-old from Queens decides to become a superhero?<br><br>This story comes from the documentary<a href="http://www.bendingsteelmovie.com/"> Bending Steel.</a><br><br>Also check out<a href="http://www.chriswonderschoeck.com/"> Chris Wonder Schoek </a>and <a href="http://www.unconventionalathletes.com/">Unconventional Athletes</a>.<br><br>Producer: Anna Sussman<strong><br></strong></p>
Oct 06, 2017
Benjamin and The Bear, Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 2)
13:16
<p>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 never forget.</p> <p>Today <a href="https://about.me/benjancewicz">Benjamin </a>Young Savage is a graphic artist and  illustrator based in Baltimore. We found him on <a href="https://twitter.com/benjancewicz">Twitter</a>.</p> <p>Producer: Adizah Eghan and Eliza Smith</p> <p>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p>
Sep 29, 2017
Goose Justice, Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 2)
11:22
<p>Snap storyteller Abdul Kenyatta was taught to be wary of the police. Then one day he found a way to turn the tables.</p> <p>Producer:Anna Sussman</p> <p>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p>
Sep 29, 2017
Snap #821 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 2)
27:54
<p><strong>Benjamin and The Bear</strong></p> <p>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 never forget.</p> <p>Today <a href="https://about.me/benjancewicz">Benjamin </a>Young Savage is a graphic artist and  illustrator based in Baltimore. We found him on <a href="https://twitter.com/benjancewicz">Twitter</a>.</p> <p>Producer: Adizah Eghan and Eliza Smith</p> <p><span>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Goose Justice</strong></p> <p>Snap storyteller Abdul Kenyatta was taught to be wary of the police. Then one day he found a way to turn the tables.</p> <p>Producer:Anna Sussman</p> <p>Original Score: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p>
Sep 29, 2017
Snap #820 - The Bear, The Goose and The Whale (Part 1)
27:10
<div class="gmail_default"> <p><strong>Luna The Whale</strong></p> <p><span>In 2004, a lost baby orca named Luna swam towards the west coast of Vancouver Island and tried to befriend humans. But nobody</span><span> knew how to respond to this wild once-in-a-lifetime encounter. T</span><span>hen the First Nations and the Department of Oceans and Fisheries got involved.</span></p> <p><span>To learn more about Luna's story, be sure to check out Michael Parfit and Suzanne Chisholm's documentary </span><span>-- <a href="http://www.savingluna.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://www.savingluna.com/&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1506200640421000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHOIOM3yFRGy4oofphnQVHiNBJTzQ">Saving Luna</a></span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Producer and Sound Designer: </span><span><a href="http://www.daveykim.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://www.daveykim.com/&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1506200640421000&amp;usg=AFQjCNG6o5RoKrMn7auHnlRbaX-x4z0oPQ">Davey Kim</a></span></p> </div> <div class="yj6qo ajU"> <div id=":4fs" class="ajR" role="button" data-tooltip="Show trimmed content" aria-label="Show trimmed content" tabindex="0"><img class="ajT" src="https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif" alt=""></div> </div>
Sep 22, 2017
Snap #710 - The Performer
55:00
<p>On the next Snap Judgment, "The Performer." The hardest character to play is the character without a script.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Magic Lamp</strong></p> <p>Glynn's good luck charm goes missing.</p> <p>Producer: Mark Ristich</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Cassandro El Exotico</strong></p> <p>Cassandro is an up-and-coming luchador, a professional Mexican wrestler. He wants to get to the big arenas. He's got the talent, no doubt. But because he's also one of the only openly gay fighters, he's got an uphill battle to get the crowd and the press on his side. </p> <p>Producer:Eliza Smith<br>Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Gina Gold - The Lusty Lady</strong></p> <p>Pimps beware! Gina Gold is on superhero duty.</p> <p>Performed live at Snap LIVE! in Oakland's Paramount Theater<br>Music composed by Alex Mandel and performed by Alex Mandel, David Brandt, and Tim Frick</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Neal Brennan - Three Mics</strong></p> <p>Neal Brennan writer, director, comedian and co-creator of Chappelle's Show is in the studio telling a story from his one-man show Three Mics.</p> <p>Performed by Neal Brennan<br>Producer: Lina Misitzis and Mark Ristich</p>
Sep 15, 2017
Spooked Sneak Peek
22:00
<p>Supernatural Storytelling. Experience Snap's new haunted podcast, "Spooked!"</p> <p> Featuring "Houdini’s Promise" and "The Night Mother."</p> <p> </p>
Sep 12, 2017
Trailer - Get The Spooked Podcast!
1:01
<p><span>Get Spooked at <a href="http://SpookedPodcast.org">SpookedPodcast.org</a>. 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!</span></p> <p> </p>
Sep 11, 2017
Campfire Tales IV: Primal
51:30
<p>Have you ever happily wandered the woods? Not a care in the world. Then right after sunset felt a hot, oily breath breathing down your shoulder? Snap Judgment proudly presents "Campfire Tales IV: Primal."</p> <p>*Get the NEW Spooked Podcast now at SpookedPodcast.org. </p> <p><strong>STORIES</strong></p> <p><strong>Border Bogeyman<br></strong>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.</p> <p><strong>Tooki Man<br></strong>Trekking in Indonesia, Ian and Stuart wander off the beaten path.  There, a broken man tells them he knows the way to magic . . .</p> <p><strong>The Trail of Polaroids<br></strong>After arriving home from work, Douglas Leach saw a Polaroid lying on his front step. He picked it up. He shouldn't have . . .</p> <p><strong>Past Life Detective <br></strong>Detective Bob Snow could never have imagined that the toughest case of his entire career, would be an investigation into his own past....life.  Check out Bob Snow’s books here. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
Sep 07, 2017
Pia Glenn - The Admission, Snap #707 - The Promise
<p class="p1"><span>Pia's Letter of Acceptance from NYU should have been the best news she heard all day...but her mother's reaction changed everything.</span></p> <p class="p1">You can follow her here:</p> <p class="p1"><span>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/PiaGlenn?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">@PiaGlenn</a></span><br><span>Insta: <a href="https://twitter.com/Pia_Glenn">@Pia_Glenn</a></span></p> <p class="p1"><span>Performed Live by Pia Glenn at Snap LIVE! in NYC </span></p> <p class="p1"><span>Composed by Alex Mandel and performed by Alex Mandel, Tim Frick, and David Brandt</span></p>
Sep 01, 2017
Remember The Baby, Snap #707 - The Promise
<p class="p1"><span>This radio play is about one of those days that you have that changes you forever.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span>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 produced by Jonathan Mitchell. The part of ANN was played by Ann Carr, ADAM was played by Louis Kornfeld, and Amy Warren was the sister.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span>Producer: Jonathan Mitchell</span></p>
Sep 01, 2017
The Spy's Son, Snap #707 - The Promise
23:25
<p class="p1"><span>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-year-old Nathan Nicholson. For Bryan it would out to be the story of a lifetime. For Nathan, it was the beginning of the end. </span></p> <p class="p2">To learn more about Nathan’s story, make sure to grab a copy of Bryan Denson’s book: The Spy’s Son. You can check out his other work at <a href="http://www.bryandenson.com/">bryandenson.com</a>.<br><span></span></p> <p class="p2">Bryan also wrote a six-part series of Nathan’s story for The Oregonian, which you can <a href="http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2011/05/the_spys_kid_part_1_son_follows_dad_into_dark_world_of_espionage.html">check out here</a>. <br><span></span></p> <p class="p2">A big thanks to The Oregonian/OregonLive for allowing Snap Judgment to use tape from Bryan Denson’s interview with Nathan Nicholson. </p> <p class="p1"><span>Producer: Nancy López</span></p> <p class="p1">Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</p>
Sep 01, 2017
Birthday, Snap #707 - The Promise
2:08
<p class="p1"><span>Glynn witnesses a miracle...his daughter's birth.</span></p> <p class="p1"><span>Producer: Mark Ristich</span></p>
Sep 01, 2017
Snap #707 - The Promise
50:45
<p>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.</p>
Sep 01, 2017
Snap #818 - On The Mat
33:46
<p>On the next Snap Judgment,"On The Mat." Amazing people wrestling with tough opponents and big decisions. Featuring Anthony Robles, the grappler that could take you down with one leg, and the Von Erich wrestling family whose glitz and fame was riddled with pain and sacrifice.</p>
Aug 25, 2017
Hasan Minhaj's Blue Bicycle, Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors
13:10
<p><span>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?    </span><br><br><span>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 popular theatrical debut "Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King,"  a story of tradition, interracial love, bullying, and racism in the "New Brown America."</span><br><br><span>It runs from January 7th-30th at the Cherry Lane Theater in NYC. Get tickets now at </span><a href="http://homecomingkingshow.com/" target="_blank">homecomingkingshow.com</a><br><br><span>Producer: Lina Misitzis </span><br><br><span>Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Aug 18, 2017
Dog Pound, Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors
5:53
<p><span>Glynn's dog lands him in big trouble...with the Ann Arbor Police.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Mark Ristich</span></p>
Aug 18, 2017
Til Death Do Us Part, Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors
27:22
<p><span>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...</span><br><br><span>Find out more about Marina's amazing journey towards freedom in her book, </span><a href="http://www.marinanemat.com/books.html" target="_blank">Prisoner of Tehran</a><span>.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Davey Kim</span><br><br><span>Sound Design: Leon Morimoto and Davey Kim</span></p>
Aug 18, 2017
Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors
50:15
<p>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 from the Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj.</p>
Aug 18, 2017
The Enlightenment Trap, Snap #817 - Transcendent
24:12
<div dir="auto">Scott Carney was young and looking for answers. That’s when he met Emily... </div> <div dir="auto"></div> <div dir="auto">Read more about Scott’s adventures with Wim Hof and ascent up Mt. Kilimanjaro in his book, “<a href="https://www.amazon.com/What-Doesnt-Kill-Environmental-Conditioning/dp/1623366909" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.amazon.com/What-Doesnt-Kill-Environmental-Conditioning/dp/1623366909&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1502560703678000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFv6a2nPT5LW2g13rbb6X_-a0dHGw">What Doesn't Kill Us.</a>” Check out that book, and others on his<a href="http://www.scottcarney.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://www.scottcarney.com/&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1502560703678000&amp;usg=AFQjCNETvp3dtuB42s7lLCgO3DWzC5gy7g"> website</a>. </div> <div dir="auto"></div> <div dir="auto">Producer:  Adizah Eghan </div> <div dir="auto"></div> <div dir="auto">Original Score and Sound Design: David Last </div> <p> </p>
Aug 11, 2017
Rocky's Best Life, Snap #817 - Transcendent
3:03
<p>Glynn remembers the fond memories of a childhood friend, Rocky.</p> <p>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</p>
Aug 11, 2017
Snap #817 - Transcendent
30:15
<p>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.</p>
Aug 11, 2017
Breaker Upper, Snap #506 - The Mercenary
12:49
<p>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.</p>
Aug 04, 2017
Temptations of War, Snap #506 - The Mercenary
28:46
<p><span>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, </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/My-Friend-Mercenary-James-Brabazon/dp/0802119751">“My Friend the Mercenary.”</a><br><br><span>Producer: Anna Sussman</span></p>
Aug 04, 2017
Super Soul Sucker, Snap #506 - The Mercenary
4:54
<p><span>Glynn lands a primo gig selling a gadget that sells itself.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Aug 04, 2017
Snap #506 - The Mercenary
50:42
<p>On the next Snap..."The Mercenary", amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work.</p> <p> </p>
Aug 04, 2017
Snap Special - The Cadillac Hotel
22:16
<p>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.</p> <p> </p>
Jul 28, 2017
Robot Boy, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence
16:56
<p><span>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.</span><br><br><span> </span><br><br><span>Producer: Julia Dewitt</span><br><br><span>Sound Design: Julia Dewitt and Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Jul 21, 2017
Defender Of The Internet, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence
13:35
<p><span>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.</span><br><br><br><span>Producer: Stephanie Foo</span></p>
Jul 21, 2017
Sim Stephanie, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence
9:59
<p><span>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.</span><br><br><br><span>Producer: Stephanie Foo</span></p>
Jul 21, 2017
Brain In A Box, Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence
6:48
<p><span>Glynn’s tells everyone that his Dad works in a secret underground lab developing the first artificial brain.  But these kids demand proof . . .</span><br><br><br><span>Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
Jul 21, 2017
Snap #501 - Artificial Intelligence (A.I.)
50:36
<p>On the next Snap Judgment, we proudly present "Artificial Intelligence."  Amazing stories from real people battling a digital future.</p>
Jul 21, 2017
The Mayor Of The E.R., Snap #816 - Bad Medicine
17:55
<p>When Greg Stone’s comedy career wasn’t working out, his mom told him to get a job working with her in the ER.</p> <p>Greg Stone is a comedian living in New York. You can find more details about his work at <a href="http://www.gregfstone.com/">www.gregfstone.com</a></p> <p>Producer:  Liz Mak</p> <p>Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p>
Jul 14, 2017
Acid Jump, Snap #816 - Bad Medicine
14:33
<p>When morale was low among the paratroopers in his company, Sergeant Ray Christian takes them on a trip.</p> <p>Check out <a href="https://www.facebook.com/whatsraysaying/?ref=py_c">Ray’s podcast </a>and follow him on<a href="https://twitter.com/WhatsRaySaying"> Twitter</a></p> <p>Producer: Adizah Eghan</p> <p>Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</p>
Jul 14, 2017
A Taste Of His Own Medicine, Snap #816 - Bad Medicine
2:13
<p>Glynn's mother has one remedy for any illness: sleep and water. When it gets more serious, she brings in the highest authority.</p> <p>Producer: Mark Ristich</p>
Jul 14, 2017
Snap #816 - Bad Medicine
36:30
<p>On the next all-NEW Snap..."Bad Medicine." You take the pills, you exercise regularly, and yet, still something or perhaps someone is wrong...</p>
Jul 14, 2017
Texas Ranger, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down
19:27
<p><span>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.</span><br><br><span>For more of Bob Favor’s exploits as a Texas Ranger, make sure to grab a copy of his book: </span><a href="http://www.yourbook.com/BookInfo/IP36413-10.asp">My Rangering Days.</a><br><br><span>For more of Luke Quinton’s work check out his website: </span><a href="https://exit.sc/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fbrighttypewriter.tumblr.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://brighttypewriter.tumblr.com">brighttypewriter.tumblr.com</a><br><br><span>Producer: Luke Quinton</span><br><span>Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Jul 07, 2017
Message In A Bottle, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down
7:42
<p><span>Hurricane Sandy brought a very special message to a grieving mother. This piece originally aired on the <a href="http://%20www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01mk3f%E2%80%A6episodes/downloads">BBC 4 Short Cuts Podcast.</a></span><br><br><span>Producer: Eleanor McDowall</span></p>
Jul 07, 2017
The Shield, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down
18:05
<p><span>Tabinda Kokab wished for a better life, then her world turned upside down.</span><br><br><span>Read more about Tabinda Kokab’s story </span><a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-34459110">here</a><span>.</span><br><br><span>Check out the BBC's Fifth Floor podcast </span><a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02s4ml8/episodes/downloads" target="_blank">here</a><br><br><span>Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim</span></p>
Jul 07, 2017
Tongue Twister, Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down
2:30
<p><span>Glynn is bad at math, but you'll never guess why...</span><br><br><span>Producer: Mark Ristich</span></p>
Jul 07, 2017
Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down
50:44
<p>On the next Snap, "Can't Hold Me Down." The world has a natural order that we all abide...except when we don't.</p>
Jul 07, 2017
A Wives' Tale, Snap #815 - True Believer
27:18
<p>Rosemary had one goal in life:  to get to the Celestial Kingdom.</p> <p>Learn more about the Williams family <a href="http://www.bradyandwives.com/our-blog">here</a>.</p> <p>This story comes to us from Tyler Measom, a filmmaker  based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Check out his documentaries <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Sons-Perdition-Joe-Broadbent/dp/B01DFQAP9G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1497635273&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=sons+of+perdition">Sons of Perdition</a> and  <a href="http://www.anhonestliar.com/">An Honest Liar.</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Producer: Tyler Measom &amp; Adizah Eghan</p> <p>Original Score and Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</p> <p> </p>
Jun 30, 2017
Preaching To The Choir, Snap #815 - True Believer
13:13
<p>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.</p> <p>Producer: Jazmin Aguilera</p> <p>Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p>
Jun 30, 2017
Snap #815 - True Believer
47:31
<p>On the next all-NEW Snap..."True Believer." When all hope is lost, the only people left are the true believers.</p>
Jun 30, 2017
Up In Smoke, Snap #608 - Overthrow
<p><span>Glynn the activist takes on big tobacco, and turns to ash.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</span></p>
Jun 23, 2017
The Running Joke, Snap #608 - Overthrow
18:05
<p><span>In Iceland, Jón Gnarr takes his pointed political stand up routine to the extreme. </span><br><br><span>For more on this story, pick up </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Gnarr-Became-Mayor-Iceland-Changed/dp/1612194133">Jón’s Memoir</a><span> and watch </span><a href="http://%5Bhttp://www.focusfeatures.com/gnarr">this amazing film</a><span>.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Ana Adlerstein</span><br><br><span>Sound design: Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Jun 23, 2017
Blood Sport, Snap #608 - Overthrow
<p><span>Point Guard Alex Owumi has just landed in North Africa to play basketball for his childhood hero.</span><br><br><span>For more information, check out Alex’s book -- </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Qaddafis-Point-Guard-Incredible-Professional/dp/1609615166/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1426096486&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=alex+owumi">Qaddafi's Point Guard</a><br><br><span>Producer: Davey Kim and Anna Sussman</span><br><br><span>Sound Design: Davey Kim</span></p>
Jun 23, 2017
Snap #608 - Overthrow
51:30
<p><span>On the next Snap..."Overthrow." You give the big speech, lead the big charge, but can you take them down? </span></p>
Jun 23, 2017
Snap #814 - Blink Once For Yes
51:00
<p>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 For Yes."</p> <p>This story comes to us from Nick van DerKolk's podcast <a href="http://www.wnycstudios.org/loveandradio.org">Love and Radio</a>.</p> <p>Produced by <a href="http://johnfecile.com/">John Fecile</a>, <a href="http://www.stevenjacksonstories.com/">Steven Jackson</a> and  <a href="http://www.ellesstee.com/">Lizzie Schiffman Tufan</a>o</p> <p>Additional recording by Patrick Tufano   </p> <p>Original Music by Pat Mesiti-Miller and Curtis Heath</p> <div><span>Recorded Music permission given by Daniel Lanois  and Rocco DeLucca</span></div> <p>To hear the original full length version of this story go to <a href="http://www.wnycstudios.org/Loveandradio.org">Loveandradio.org.</a> </p> <p>Learn more about <a href="https://biausa.donorpages.com/BlinkOnceforYes/donate/">The Brain Injury Association of America</a> and the work the Fecile family has done with them.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p><strong> </strong></p>
Jun 16, 2017
The Plastic Surgeon, Snap #705 - The Patient
26:18
<p>James Judd's strange medical history leads him to an unexpected place...Attica Prison.</p> <p>Performed live by James Judd at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.<br>Music composed performed by Alex Mandel with the Snap Players Tim Frick and David Brandt.</p>
Jun 09, 2017
Hospital Confidential, Snap #705 - The Patient
1:49
<p>Glynn's doctor has a bedside manner that is a little rough on the heart.</p> <p>Producer: Mark Ristich</p>
Jun 09, 2017
First and Last Date, Snap #705 - The Patient
17:04
<p>When Lorraine met Yves for their first date, it was as if they’d known each other forever...but then came the unexpected.</p> <p>You can check out Lorraine’s other work at AmberSands.net</p> <p>Producer: Davey Kim<br>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</p>
Jun 09, 2017
Dead Man Walking, Snap #705 - The Patient
9:17
<p>What would you do if you woke up...inside a morgue?</p> <p>This comes to Snap from the <a href="https://www.permatemp.org/happening">This Is Actually Happening</a> podcast.</p> <p>Producer: Whit Missildine</p>
Jun 09, 2017
Snap #705 - The Patient
50:44
<p>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.</p>
Jun 09, 2017
Glynn's Iron Chef, Snap #813 - By The Book
2:32
<p>Glynn loves to cook, but he can’t seem to follow recipes.</p> <p>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</p>
Jun 02, 2017
Getting Sleepy, Snap #813 - By The Book
8:37
<p><span>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.</span></p>
Jun 02, 2017
The Thick Blue Line, Snap #813 - By The Book
22:08
<p>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 high and everyone was looking to Kari’s office for answers. <br> <br>Story Update: Earlier this year, the new district attorney of Bernalillo County decided not to retry the two officers who shot James Boyd. One of those officers is trying to get his job back with the Albuquerque Police Department. Meanwhile, the number of police shootings have dropped, with only 7 in 2016. For more on what’s gone down in Albuquerque, <a href="https://www.abqjournal.com/community-data/apd-under-fire">here’s a link</a> to some of Jeff Proctor’s reporting for the Albuquerque Journal.<br> <br>Producer: Nancy Lopez</p>
Jun 02, 2017
Snap #813 - By The Book
35:54
<p class="p1"><span>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?</span></p>
Jun 02, 2017
Snap Special - Palestinian Sperm Smuggling
16:50
<p>On the next all-NEW Snap Special..."Palestinian Sperm Smuggling."</p> <p>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.</p> <p>This story comes to us from Shaina Shealy, an American radio producer working out of Jerusalem. You can find her on Twitter<a href="https://twitter.com/shainashealy?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor"> @shainashealy</a>.</p> <p>Eliza Smith provided editorial assistance for this piece.</p> <p>Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</p> <p>Producer: Shaina Shealy</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
May 31, 2017
Year Zero, Snap #812 - Tricknology
24:01
<p><span>How do you rebuild your past -- when you’re starting from Zero?</span></p> <p>Mike Siv recently completed his first feature documentary film, “<a href="http://www.dazeofjustice.com/" class="m_7141447962651199929external-link" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://www.dazeofjustice.com/&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1495920083813000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFbi36gfDKEJLm56uLLnhLrrJi2AA">Daze of Justice</a>,” slated to air on PBS later this year.  Mike is also working on a graphic novel about his experiences as a refugee growing up in America.</p> <p><span>The footage in this piece came from Spencer Nakasako’s documentary starring Mike Siv, <a href="http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/refugee/film.html">“Refugee”.</a></span></p> <p><span><em><strong>For more details about Mike and Spencer’s work, visit <a href="http://snapjudgment.org/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://snapjudgment.org&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1495920083813000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFYgQC4eGQ4l-Hx_aT1SwGx10ew7Q">snapjudgment.org</a></strong></em></span></p> <div>Producer: Liz Mak</div>
May 26, 2017
Tithe Me Not, Snap #812 - Tricknology
3:56
<p>Glynn has given his fair share of earnings back to the church. It’s time to get something in return.</p> <p>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</p>
May 26, 2017
Joe Klocek's The California Confederacy, Snap #812 - Tricknology
6:35
<p>When the owner of the bar asks comedian Joe Klocek NOT to make fun of his confederate flag….</p> <p>Performed live at The Power Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan<br>In partnership with Michigan Radio and The Ann Arbor Summer Festival</p> <p>Original Music by Alex Mandel<br>Music Performed by Alex Mandel and the Snap Judgment Players (Tim Frick and David Brandt)<br>Re-recording Mixer: Pat Mesiti Miller</p> <p>Produced by Glynn Washington, Mark Ristich, Jeanette Aguilar and Jamie DeWolf</p>
May 26, 2017
Whiteboy John and The Seven Saints, Snap #812 - Tricknology
13:21
<p>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?<br> <br> <br>Producer and Sound Design: Anna Sussman and Renzo Gorrio</p>
May 26, 2017
Snap #812 - Tricknology
51:00
<p>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.</p>
May 26, 2017
Peter Aguero's Nellie's Pond, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy
13:24
<p><span>When Peter Aguero got picked on as a kid, it wasn’t the other kids he had to worry about.</span><br><br><span>Hear more stories, and find where Peter’s performing next on his website,</span><a href="https://exit.sc/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.peteraguero.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" title="http://www.peteraguero.com">www.peteraguero.com</a><br><br><span>Producers: Ana Adlerstein and Joe Rosenberg</span><br><span>Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</span></p>
May 19, 2017
Glynnigan's Island, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy
3:57
<p><span>Glynn works at an accounting firm headed by two very familiar characters...almost too familiar.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
May 19, 2017
Icarus, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy
3:55
<p><span>How close can you get to the sun?</span><br><br><span>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</span></p>
May 19, 2017
Extremist Makeover, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy
16:38
<p><span>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, </span><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1250043654?keywords=fort%20nine%20towers&amp;qid=1449788138&amp;ref_=sr_1_1&amp;sr=8-1" target="_blank">Fort of Nine Towers.</a><br><br><span>Producer: Anna Sussman</span><br><br><span>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
May 19, 2017
Cece's Ghost, Snap #632 - The Fall Guy
9:53
<p><span>Not even death can keep true friends apart.</span><br><br><span>Susan Kent is a Brooklyn-based writer and performer who curates the storytelling show,</span><em>Tell It: Brooklyn,</em><span> Learn all about her on her blog, </span><a href="http://southerndiscomforts.com/">southerndiscomforts.com</a><br><br><span>Producer: Ana Adlerstein</span><br><br><span>Sound Design: Pat Mesiti Miller</span></p>
May 19, 2017
Snap #632 - The Fall Guy
51:11
<p>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?</p>
May 19, 2017
DK and DJ, Snap #811 - Hey DJ!
11:21
<p>Back when Urkel and Beanie Babies ruled the world, Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was trying to keep his ‘frenemyship’ with his neighbor afloat.</p> <p>For more of Davey’s radio stories, check out his website -- daveykim.com</p> <p>Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim</p>
May 12, 2017
Good Morning Mosul, Snap #811 - Hey DJ!
24:10
<p>A tiny, pirate radio station broadcasts to the thousands of families trapped in ISIS controlled Mosul. When listeners start calling in, something remarkable happens.</p> <p><span><span> </span></span></p> <p>Producer: Anna Sussman</p> <p><span><br>Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto and Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
May 12, 2017
Mixed Up Mixtape, Snap 811 - Hey DJ!
3:05
<p><span>Glynn tries to front as an angsty mixtape master, and it's got him all mixed up.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</span></p>
May 12, 2017
Snap #811 - Hey DJ!
51:04
<p>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.</p>
May 12, 2017
The Higher Ups, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command
8:16
<p><span>Glynn is mired in a time warp of bureaucracy, and his escape route takes him right into conflict with the chain of command.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
May 05, 2017
Death Of A Dictator, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command
12:40
<p><span>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.</span><br><br><span>Special thanks to Dr. Mowaffak Baqer al-Rubaie for his story.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Anna Sussman and Julia Dewitt</span><br><span>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
May 05, 2017
Rifle Shot, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command
11:07
<p><span>A soldier fires the last the shot from his rifle, and hears the consequences years later.</span><br><br><span>Special thanks to soldier turned journalist Matt Cook for his story.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Anna Sussman</span><br><span>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio and Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
May 05, 2017
Josh Healey's The Chocolate Factory, Snap #418 - Chain Of Command
13:42
<p>The only thing standing between a boy and his chocolate dream is "Comrade Grannie."</p> <p>Josh Healey performs his story for Snap Live! at Ann Arbor's Power Center. Find out more about Josh Healey at <a href="http://joshhealey.org/" target="_blank">joshhealey.org</a>.</p> <p>Sponsored by Michigan Radio and the Ann Arbor Summer Festival<br>Original Music by Alex Mandel<br>Music Performed by Alex Mandel and the Snap Judgment Players (Tim Frick and David Brandt)</p>
May 05, 2017
Snap #418 - Chain Of Command
50:30
<p><span>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.</span></p>
May 05, 2017
Linked Lovers, Snap #631- Better Half
10:50
<p><span>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 </span><a href="http://artsandletters.gcsu.edu/unclassifiables-contest/">here</a><span> . You can find Anders on Twitter at @</span><a href="https://soundcloud.com/and_ers_">and_ers_</a><span> or right here in our hometown of Oakland, CA.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Eliza Smith</span><br><span>Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller</span></p>
Apr 27, 2017
Headless Chicken, Snap #631 - Better Half
15:03
<p><span>Some schoolyard stories are true…</span><br><br><span>For more information about Mike The Headless Chicken, including Fruita, Colorado’s annual Mike The Headless Chicken Festival, be sure to check out </span><a href="http://miketheheadlesschicken.org/">miketheheadlesschicken.org.</a><br><br><span>Producer: Joe Rosenberg</span><br><span>Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Apr 27, 2017
Multiplicity, Snap #631 - Better Half
20:03
<p><span>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…</span><br><br><span>If you’d like to learn more about what is referred to by some as healthy multiplicity, Jim suggests you consult Astraea’s Web, </span><a href="http://healthymultiplicity.com/">Healthymultiplicity.com</a><span> and </span><a href="http://multiplicity101.com/">Multipicity 101</a><span> for more information.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Julia DeWitt</span><br><span>Sound Design: Leon Morimoto</span></p>
Apr 27, 2017
She Could Do Better, Snap #631 - Better Half
2:30
<p><span>Glynn's wife accidentally meets up with him at a coffee shop along with her colleagues.</span></p>
Apr 27, 2017
Snap #631 - Better Half
51:00
<p>On the next Snap, "Better Half." We all have our better sides, but what if your better side of yourself...is someone else?</p> <p> </p>
Apr 26, 2017
The Inventor And The Thief, Snap #810 - Legacy
26:40
<p>When a brilliant inventor was robbed of his life’s work, his son did the the only reasonable thing: he became a robber.  </p> <p>Walter is currently producing a film called <a href="http://www.theunknownsmovietalentiscolorblind.com/"><em>The Unknowns: Talent is Colorblind</em></a>.  The film tells the incredible true story of “The Highway,” a group of self-taught African-American painters living in the Jim Crow South who -- when no one was looking -- invented a whole new style of art.  You can learn more about the film -- and about the Highwaymen -- by visiting <a href="http://www.theunknownsmovietalentiscolorblind.com/">its website</a>.  </p> <p>To learn more about the life of Walter Shaw Sr. and his inventions, be sure to check out Walter Jr.’s memoir, <a href="https://www.amazon.com/License-Steal-fathers-revenge-payback/dp/097860590X/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1492037906&amp;sr=8-12&amp;keywords=license+to+steal">License To Steal</a>, and the documentary <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Genius-Hold-Frank-Langella/dp/B00IRX39O6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1492037871&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=genius+on+hold">Genius On Hold</a>.</p> <p><span><span> </span></span></p> <p><strong>Producer:</strong> Joe Rosenberg</p> <p><strong>Sound Design and Score:</strong> Leon Morimoto</p> <p> </p>
Apr 21, 2017
Grandma's Coffin Keeper, Snap #810 - Legacy
18:24
<p>How far will you go to fulfill your grandma’s dying (and very illegal) wish?</p> <p>To learn more about Wen Huang’s family story, be sure to check out his book <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Little-Red-Guard-Family-Memoir/dp/1594486557">The Little Red Guard: A Family Memoir</a>.</p> <p><strong>Producer: </strong>Davey Kim</p> <p><span><strong>Sound Designer: </strong>Davey Kim</span></p>
Apr 21, 2017
Snap #810 - Legacy
50:46
<p>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?</p>
Apr 21, 2017
Grandma's Little Helper, Snap Special - High Stakes
6:59
<p><span>When Granny gets a new prescription, Josh makes sure she gets the medicine she “really” needs . . .</span><br><br><span>Recorded live at the Mill Valley Public Library's "Naked Truth" Event.</span><br><br><span>Josh Healey is a nationally recognized writer, community organizer, educator, and comedic powerhouse. Author of the book Hammertime, Healey's work has been featured in the New York Times, the Huffington Post, and Al-Jazeera. He lives in Oakland, CA where he works to empower the beautifully diverse communities across the Bay Area and these crazy United States.     </span></p> <p><span>Find out more at </span><a href="http://www.joshhealey.org/">JoshHealey.org</a><span>.</span></p> <p>Producers: Renzo Gorrio and Jamie DeWolf  </p>
Apr 17, 2017
Lake Chronicopia, Snap Special - High Stakes
15:49
<p><span>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. And they came across the most unbelievable cash cow you’ve ever heard of.</span><br><br><span>Producer: Julia Dewitt and Anna Sussman</span></p>
Apr 17, 2017
Snap Special - High Stakes
24:50
<p><span>On the 4/20 Snap Special, "High Stakes." When life goes up in smoke, inhale deep.</span></p>
Apr 17, 2017
The Silver Dollar Lounge, Snap #809 - The Klan
21:05
<p><span>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.</span><br><br><span>Daryl Davis wrote a book about his experiences with the Klan in a book called “</span><a href="http://www.daryldavis.com/book_quotes.html">Klan-Destine Relationships</a><span>.”</span><br><br><span>Producer: Nick van der Kolk, with Renzo Gorrio</span></p>
Apr 13, 2017
Black Man Down, Snap #809 - The Klan
3:47
<p>No one ever told Glynn why grandpa’s chair was empty at the dinner table.</p> <p>Producer: Pat Mesiti Miller</p>
Apr 13, 2017