Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment

United States

Dramatic tales, killer beats and the edgiest new talent in storytelling come together for a weekly radio hour hosted by Glynn Washington.

Episodes

Spooked Preview  

Supernatural Storytelling. Experience Snap's new haunted podcast, "Spooked!"

 

Houdini’s Promise

Can a pact between two brothers survive death?

Original Score: Pat Mesiti-Miller

 

The Night Mother

It’s the middle of the night. You’re not even 15, and you’re home alone with your little brother. You’re waiting for your mom to come home.  What would happen if she didn’t make it?

Janet Larkin actually had several more encounters with the supernatural, check out her book Surrounded By Ghosts.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Trailer - Get The Spooked Podcast!  

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

 

Campfire Tales IV: Primal  

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."

*Get the NEW Spooked Podcast now at SpookedPodcast.org. 

STORIES

Border Bogeyman
Rocky Elmore used to work down by the border during long pitch-black nights in the desert. It was so dark you never knew who or what was out there.

Tooki Man
Trekking in Indonesia, Ian and Stuart wander off the beaten path.  There, a broken man tells them he knows the way to magic . . .

The Trail of Polaroids
After arriving home from work, Douglas Leach saw a Polaroid lying on his front step. He picked it up. He shouldn't have . . .

Past Life Detective 
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. 

 

 

 

Snap #707 - The Promise  

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

Snap #818 - On The Mat  

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.

Snap #701 - High Crimes and Misdemeanors  

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.

Snap #817 - Transcendent  

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.

Snap #506 - The Mercenary  

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

 

Snap Special - The Cadillac Hotel  

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.

 

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

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

Snap #816 - Bad Medicine  

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

Snap #708 - Can't Hold Me Down  

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

Snap #815 - True Believer  

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

Snap #608 - Overthrow  

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

Snap #814 - Blink Once For Yes  

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."

This story comes to us from Nick van DerKolk's podcast Love and Radio.

Produced by John Fecile, Steven Jackson and  Lizzie Schiffman Tufano

Additional recording by Patrick Tufano   

Original Music by Pat Mesiti-Miller and Curtis Heath

Recorded Music permission given by Daniel Lanois  and Rocco DeLucca

To hear the original full length version of this story go to Loveandradio.org. 

Learn more about The Brain Injury Association of America and the work the Fecile family has done with them.

 

 

 

Snap #705 - The Patient  

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.

Snap #813 - By The Book  

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?

Snap Special - Palestinian Sperm Smuggling  

On the next all-NEW Snap Special..."Palestinian Sperm Smuggling."

When Yehiya gets thrown in jail for arming the Palestinian resistance, he and his wife, Sameera, have to find a way to keep their family growing.

This story comes to us from Shaina Shealy, an American radio producer working out of Jerusalem. You can find her on Twitter @shainashealy.

Eliza Smith provided editorial assistance for this piece.

Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto

Producer: Shaina Shealy

 

 

Snap #812 - Tricknology  

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.

Snap #632 - The Fall Guy  

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?

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