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Snap #815
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."True Believer." When all hope is lost, the only people left are the true believers.

 

Snap #814
  
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.

 

Snap #813
  
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 #812
  
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 #811
  
You will never know your true power until you know your radio voice. Snap Judgment proudly presents "Hey, DJ!" Featuring the amazing story of Radio Mosul.

 

Snap #810
  
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?

 

Snap #809
  
On the next Snap..."The Klan." The word instills fear in many, fascination in some, and allegiance in others, and on the next Snap Judgment we're going face to face.

 

Snap #808
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Boxed In." When you feel the walls coming closer and closer, where do you go? Where do you hide?

 

Snap #807
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Born Identity." There is the person you were born to be, and then there is the person you're creating. But what happens when both sides battle it out?

 

Snap #806
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Personal Jesus." Reach out and touch faith. Amazing stories of people searching for their own salvation.

 

Snap #805
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Notorious." More money, more problems, more stories than you know what to do with. Throw your hands in the air if you're a true player.

 

Snap #804
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."One In A Million." There is lots of stuff that is never supposed to happen, but once in a while, something slips through the cracks.

 

Snap #802
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Mirrors." You can run and hide from just about everyone, except yourself.

 

Snap #801
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Backstory." Before you can begin to understand the story, you gotta hear the backstory.

 

Snap #732
  
Go, go, go. Push, push, push. Things to do. That's all well and good, but every once in a while it's time to kick back and look at what you already did. The Snap Judgment 2016 Lookback Special.

 

Snap #731
  
It's an all-new Snap…"Mettle." Luck is nice, good fortune fantastic, but sometimes you have to show what you are made of.

 

Snap #730
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Rivals." It's always that person you can't stand who pushes you to be better.

 

Snap #728
  
On an all-NEW Snap..."Spooked VII: Pitch Black." There is the dark of night...and then there is darkness so deep you can barely hear yourself scream. The hair-raising finale of Snap's terrifying "Spooked Week" of haunting, true-life stories. Be afraid . . .

 

Snap #727
  
When the fire crackles and the shadows dance -- get ready for Snap Judgment's "Campfire Tales." Part of Snap's terrifying "Spooked Week" of haunting, true-life stories. Be afraid . . .

 

Snap #726
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Down With The Ship." There are two kinds of people, those who try to survive...and those who dance as the water rises

 

Snap #725
  
On the next Snap Judgment, "Gratitude 2016." Even after the rain, there are still rainbows.

 

Snap #724
  
On the next all-NEW Snap... "End Of The Rainbow." We all want a world where what we imagine comes to pass, but sometimes, you can't escape reality.

 

Snap #723
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." Sometimes the only word you hear is "No." But what if you always said "Yes"? 

 

Snap #722
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Blood Oath." Some commitments go way beyond words.

 

Snap #721
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Fortress of Solitude." When the world because too much, you need a safe place to regroup.

 

Snap #720
  
One mom, one dad, 2.5 kids and a white picket fence?  This week on Snap Judgment we get real.  From WNYC Studios, Snap proudly presents..."Nuclear Family."  

 

Snap #719
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Big Girls Don't Cry." When the going gets tough, the tough make stuff happen. Featuring stories about rattlesnakes pageant queens, Apache orphans, and the legendary Xiao Xiao.

 

Snap #718
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Leap of Faith." When you feel disaster looming, but still...you decide to go for it. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a beat.

 

Snap #717
  
On the next all-NEW Snap Judgment..."Shake, Rattle, and Roll." What happens when you try to hold your ground, but that same ground crumbles beneath you?

 

Snap #716
  
On an all-NEW Snap..."Voice of Reason". What if you discover your plans aren't working? Do you listen to good advice or do you shoot the messenger? Featuring stories about Jesse Jackson, the voice of God, and more...

 

Snap #715
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Loss for Words." We know what you wanted to say, what you were trying to say, what you should have said. We really, really do.

 

Snap #714
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Man of Steel." When an immovable object meets an unstoppable force, what is left standing?

 

Snap #713
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Stranger in a Strange Land." The first thing you do in a new place is look for the familiar, but maybe you're the unfamiliar one. Amazing stories from Ghana, Japan, and... the psych ward.

 

Snap #712
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Shangri La". Some say it doesn't exist, but others...are already out the door. Featuring stories about mythical Peruvian rivers and a revolutionary in exile.

 

Snap #711
  
On the next Snap..."Throwback." When you're getting down with your bad self and the DJ says "oldies"...you know you've gone old school.

 

Snap #710
  
On the next all-NEW Snap Judgment, "The Performer." The hardest character to play is the character without a script.

 

Snap #709
  
On the next Snap....Snap LIVE! in Oaktown. When you come back to the town where everything got started...you better not come half-steppin'.

 

Snap #708
  
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 #707
  
On the next all-NEW Snap, "The Promise." Some of them are worthless, some of them have infinite value, and some will never know how much they are worth... until you have to cash them in.

 

Snap #706
  
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Man In The Mirror." You can try to deny it, but he'll always be there, waiting for you.

 

Snap #705
  
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 #704
  
On the next all-NEW Snap, "Perfect Match." You've seen them around, holding hands, stars in their eyes...and you wonder how they do it. Do they know something we don't?

 

Snap #703
  
All-NEW "Snap LIVE! in NYC" featuring Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter from The Roots, comedian Jen Kober, and Snap favorite Josh Healey. Recorded at BAM for WNYC's RadioLoveFest.

 

Snap #702
  
On the next Snap…”Full Circle.” It's almost like deja vu. Almost. Except, you remember every single step of the journey. Amazing stories about ending up exactly where you got started.

 

Snap #701
  
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.

 

Snap #633
  
On Snap, we're celebrating the new year with a bang. Our favorite storytellers from the Snap Stage for the Snap Judgment Live! Look Back Special.  

 

Snap #632
  
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?

 

Snap #631
  
On the next Snap, "Better Half." We all have our better sides, but what if your better side of yourself...is someone else?

 

Snap #630
  
On the next Snap... "Dirty Work."  You know how bad it looks, and it's not gonna get any easier, but you roll up your sleeves and get down to it. 

 

Snap #629
  
On the next Snap, "Gratitude 2015." This year, Snap has a whole lot to be thankful for so pass the gravy, and thanks for listening. 

 

Snap #628
  
On the next Snap, "Cross To Bear." You don't want it, you didn't create it, but it's all yours.  

 

Snap #627
  
It's an all-NEW Snap, "Spooked VI: The Awakening". The very bad things we bury and hope they go away forever, but some things... never die. Snap proudly presents: "Spooked VI: The Awakening."

 

Snap #626
  
On the next Snap..."The Proxy." What if you could be you without all of the responsibility, the guilt, and the self-loathing? Too good to be true? ...Maybe not.

 

Snap #625
  
You see some people walking around with a permanent smile on their faces... do they know something we don't?

 

Snap #624
  
On the next Snap..."Brass Ring." Sometimes you gotta go around the carousel a few times to get the prize.

 

Snap #623
  
On the next Snap Judgment... "Man on a Mission." Lead, follow or get out of the way. It's amazing stories that will not be denied.

 

Snap #622
  
On an all-NEW Snap..."Unspoken." You can search your whole life for the right words to say, but sometimes, the right words are no words at all.

 

Snap #621
  
On the next Snap..."Crash and Burn." Riveting stories from people who pushed it to the limit. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a BEAT.

 

Snap #620
  
On the next Snap! Storytellers Don Reed and James Judd perform live in San Francisco for the "Breakout Special." Featuring Tales From The South performer J.W. Taylor.

 

Snap #619
  
  It’s an all-NEW Snap…”Sex, Lies, and Audiotape.” We think that nobody knows... that there is a difference between private us and public us. Not likely.

 

Snap #618
  
Last year Snap dropped the scariest stories right in your lap just in time for vacation, and this year...it's baaaaaack. Snap Judgment proudly presents "Campfire Tales II."

 

Snap #617
  
What if you don't have a heart? On an all-new Snap, we proudly present "The Tin Man."

 

Snap #616
  
On the next Snap..."Quick Fix." Life can be messy, and there ain't always time to do things the right way.

 

Snap #615
  
On the next Snap..."Caught Up." You think you make your own decisions, go your own way, forge your own path, but you look up and realize...you're playing someone else's game.

 

Snap #614
  
On the next Snap, "Godsend." You may have the wisdom of the ages, but when it really hits the fan...even you might need some help. 

 

Snap #613
  
On the next Snap ... "Weight Of The World." Everyone has a secret. Some secrets are heavier than others. 

 

Snap #612
  
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.

 

Snap #611
  
On the next Snap..."To The Brink." It's not just one thing, it's several things, back to back, that leave you in a place you never expected to be.

 

Snap #610
  
It doesn't happen very often, but when it does... it's OK to take a bow. From PRX and NPR, Snap Judgment proudly presents "Encore."

 

Snap #609
  
On an all-NEW Snap, "Eye Of The Beholder." For those who see the beauty in all things. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a BEAT... from PRX and NPR.

 

Snap #608
  
On the next Snap..."Overthrow." You give the big speech, lead the big charge, but can you take them down? 

 

Snap #607
  
On the next Snap..."Infamous." Sure they want to take your picture, have your autograph... but for all the wrong reasons. 

 

Snap #606
  
On Snap, it's time to put up -- or shut up. Snap Judgment proudly presents "Proof."  Storytelling, with a BEAT.

 

Snap #605
  
On the next Snap, "Simpatico." What's it like to find yourself on someone else's wavelength? 

 

Snap #604
  
On an all-NEW Snap... "No Perfect Love." People can't recognize true relationships anymore. So, on the next Snap... we get real. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a beat, from NPR and PRX.

 

Snap #603
  
Somebody, somehow is trying to tell you something. Call it a feeling, but on the next Snap we call it..."Omen."

 

Snap #602
  
It's an all-NEW Snap! There is everything you want. And then there is everything you have to go through to get it. From PRX and NPR we proudly present "Rites of Passage."

 

Snap #601
  
On the next Snap, "The Path." Just because people don't see it, doesn't mean it's not there. 

 

Snap #532
  
After 5 seasons of Snap Judgment, we look back at some of our favorite moments of storytelling with a BEAT, from PRX and NPR.

 

Snap #531
  
Power is a funny thing. If people have it, they think they control you. But what if you decide, they don't have it anymore? On the next Snap, "High and Mighty." 

 

Snap #530
  
On the next Snap..."Behind The Curtain." When they think they're all alone, and no one is watching, that's when they are their true selves.

 

Snap #529
  
This year on the 2014 Thanksgiving Special, Snap presents you a platter full of stories of "Gratitude." Gobble 'em up, pass 'em around and thanks for listening.

 

Snap #528
  
On an all-NEW Snap, we take the scenic route. From PRX and NPR, we proudly present "Detour." Amazing stories from people steered off course.

 

Snap #527
  
On an all-NEW Snap...What happens when The Avengers are a no-show? Do you give up? From PRX and NPR, Snap Judgment proudly presents "The B-Team."

 

Snap #526
  
It's an ALL-SCARY SNAP! Those who think they know things are especially surprised when they hear that scream in the night. From PRX & NPR, we proudly present the most dreaded episode of the year, "Spooked V: Innocence Lost."

 

Snap #525
  
On the next Snap! Ladies and Gentlemen, sit right back and watch us pull a rabbit out of our hat. From WNYC, we proudly present "Presto!"

 

Snap #524
  
On the next Snap, "Mystery Man." People think they know who they're dealing with, but on the next Snap Judgment -- we throw them for a loop.

 

Snap #523
  
On an all-NEW Snap, what happens when the sky falls down... when your brilliant plan falls apart? It's not over. It's never over. From PRX and NPR, Snap Judgment proudly presents "Picking Up The Pieces.

 

Snap #522
  
It's another ALL-NEW SNAP! This week, we bring you the biggest of big finishes. Snap Judgment proudly presents "The Finale: Snap Live! In SF." Snap Judgment, storytelling with a BEAT.

 

Snap #521
  
On the next Snap, we're dropping the story-pocalypse. Snap proudly  presents "The Passion" performed LIVE! at San Francisco's Nourse Theater.

 

Snap #520
  
It's that moment where everything you count on... disappears. On the next Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR, "Blackout".

 

Snap #519
  
It's an ALL-NEW Snap! This week on Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR, we proudly present... "End Of The Line." Amazing stories from those people who just don't know when to say quit.

 

Snap #518
  
On an all-NEW Snap, what happens when you take a regular person and back them up against a wall... there is no telling what they might do. From PRX and NPR, we proudly present "Desperate Measures."

 

Snap #517
  
What if we wake up and discover -- that we're living in someone else's game? Snap Judgment proudly presents "The Grand Illusion."  Amazing stories from real people who finally see the trap they're in.

 

Snap #516
  
Ice up, son. On the next Snap Judgment it's about to get all black and blue. From PRX and NPR, we proudly present..."Striker"

 

Snap #515
  
It's summertime. Nothing better than going to the woods, setting up your tent... and at nightfall, it's time to tell scary stories. On the next Snap Judgment, from PRX and NPR, we proudly present "Campfire Tales."

 

Snap #514
  
You know them. You are them and they are you. Until one day, you don't know them at all. On the next Snap Judgment, from PRX and NPR, we proudly present "Bloodlines."  

 

Snap #513
  
You figure you always know where the line is. You know how to stay on the right side of it, but it turns out... that's easier said than done. On the next Snap Judgment, from PRX and NPR, "Slippery Slope."  

 

Snap #512
  
On the next Snap... "The Guide." There is a time to go your own way, forge ahead on your own path, and then there are times when you can not go it alone. From NPR and PRX, we proudly present “Storytelling with a BEAT."  

 

Snap #511
  
You've heard of them. They don't talk about themselves because everyone else does. They walk among us. On the next Snap Judgment, from PRX and NPR, "Legendary."

 

Snap #510
  
On the next Snap Judgment, there's a big difference between what you see, and what you know is true. Snap proudly presents “All In Your Head.”  

 

Snap #509
  
An all-NEW Snap… "Fool's Gold."  Wealth, fame, power and love all fade when the glitter is put to the test on the next Snap judgment from PRX and NPR.

 

Snap #508
  
"Second Skin." Amazing stories from people realizing the person they thought they knew -- they may not know at all. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a beat...from NPR and PRX.  

 

Snap #507
  
An all-NEW Snap..."Lost Cause." Sometimes, the handwriting is on the wall. We all know the ending, but some people didn't get the memo. Storytelling with a beat... from PRX and NPR.

 

Snap #506
  
This week on Snap, amazing stories from people paid to do our dirty work.

 

Snap #505
  
Somebody makes a promise, somebody breaks a promise, and somebody's gonna pay . . . Snap Judgment proudly presents, "The Pact."  

 

Snap #504
  
What if they really ARE out to get you? On an all-new Snap Judgment, we proudly present "Pariah."  On public radio stations nationwide, or get some right here at the click. 

 

Snap #503
  
Because even the best relationships have a breaking point, Snap Judgment proudly presents "Joy and Pain" (from PRX and NPR).

 

Snap #502
  
You knew it was coming. The day has arrived, and the universe wants its due. On the next Snap Judgment from NPR and PRX, "The Big Payback."

 

Snap #501
  
On the next Snap Judgment we proudly present "Artificial Intelligence."  Amazing stories from real people battling a digital future.  

 

Snap #429
  
Pop some champagne and celebrate with some of our favorite stories of the year. Snap proudly presents "The 2013 'Look-Back' Special.”

 

Snap #428
  
This week Snap digs deeper with amazing stories of the hidden, the secret...  the subterranean. On the next Snap Judgment from NPR and PRX, "Underground."

 

Snap #427
  
The all-new "Snap LIVE! in LA." sponsored by KPCC.   From the Nokia Theater at LA Live!  It's an amazing evening of phenomenal storytelling.. from NPR and PRX.

 

Snap #426
  
'Tis the season to chronicle our good fortune. This week, Snap Judgment looks back on some of the stories we were especially thankful for. Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR... do not miss it.

 

Snap #425
  
An all-new Snap..."Layover." Amazing stories about people on their way from Point A to Point B. Storytelling with a beat... from NPR and PRX.

 

Snap #424
  
An all-new Snap... "Unrequited." Real stories of affection, desire and longing that have all been spurned and unreturned. Storytelling with a beat… from PRX and NPR.

 

Snap #423
  
Snap returns with the series that makes you sleep with the lights ON. “Spooked IV: The Lost Boys.” Amazing stories from real people facing off against forces that go bump in the night. Be afraid . . .

 

Snap #422
  
It's an all-new Snap! We navigate our world using a full complement of senses. We hear, we see, we feel, we taste. But what happens if we lose one of those tools? From PRX and NPR, Snap Judgment proudly presents... "Senseless."

 

Snap #421
  
They think they know you. You think you know them. On the next Snap Judgment, "You Don't Know Me." Amazing stories about misunderstanding someone else's world.

 

Snap #420
  
"Snap Judgment LIVE in Ann Arbor!" It's a night of unforgettable storytelling at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival brought to you by Michigan Radio. Snap celebrates 100 episodes on NPR and PRX, and you get the very best seat in the house.

 

Snap #419
  
Maybe you are the shy retiring type who never wants to be in the spotlight.  But one day, the spotlight finds you.  On the next Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR..."Standouts"

 

Snap #418
  
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. 

 

Snap #417
  
It's an all-new Snap... "Identity Crisis."  When you go to find yourself, to discover who you are, what if the person you uncover is not who you thought you were?  Storytelling with a beat... from PRX and NPR.

 

Snap #416
  
It's an all-new Snap... "The Return."  We all have an instinct, a homing signal, a knowing. And even when we try to ignore it, it drives us back to the place where everything got started. From NPR and PRX, Snap proudly presents, "The Return."

 

Snap #415
  
Listen to an ALL-NEW Snap, "The Reunion."  Amazing stories about getting back together.  Storytelling, with a beat.  Check out the songlist featuring J. Dilla.

 

Snap #414
  
An all new Snap... "The Dirt." Secrets have power. Whether you’re keeping your own deep, dark secret or someone else’s secret is burning a hole in your pocket, they can be weighty. This week, stories about what happens when the secret slips out and the consequences that ensue.

 

Snap #413
  
An all-new Snap!  We proudly present, "The Outsiders." You can try to hide it, but everybody knows, "You ain't from around here, are ya'?"

 

Snap #412
  
Snap proudly presents, “Saved.”  Amazing stories of real people snatching victory from the jaws of calamity. 

 

Snap #411
  
On the next Snap  we are letting our curiosity get the better of us. From NPR and PRX, Snap Judgment proudly presents... "Contents Unknown."

 

Snap #410
  
An all-new Snap..."Rage Against the Machine."  From NPR and PRX, amazing stories from people who decide they don't want to be a cog in the wheel anymore. 

 

Snap #409
  
Snap proudly presents “Outside Looking In.”  Amazing stories from people struggling to find where they belong . . . Check out the Song List for Snap #409 "Outside Looking In" now!

 

Snap #408
  
From NPR and PRX, Snap Judgment presents "Choosing Sides." Real stories from real people forced to decide on which side of the fence they stand.

 

Snap #407
  
An all NEW Snap!  We proudly present "Seeking," amazing stories from people searching for that which they may never find . .

 

Snap #406
  
Tell us it can't be done, and we'll tell you that you simply haven’t thought about it hard enough. Today, on Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR we proudly present, "Making it Work." Amazing stories from real people who simply would NOT take "no" for an answer.

 

Snap #405
  
This week Snap Judgment lands in the back of a squad car.  "Suspicious Behavior" from NPR and PRX, amazing stories where something is just a little bit off . . .

 

Snap #404
  
Everyone thinks their love story is special. Everyone is right.   The burn of every infatuation flames a slightly different color. Listen as Snap Judgment proudly presents "A Love Supreme."

 

Snap #403
  
Some people are born into it.  Some hear the call of destiny. Others see fit to take it for their own and dare you to take it away. On the next Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR we proudly present, "The Crown."

 

Snap #402
We are weak. Unprepared for the elements. Our claws are manicured. Our muscles are for show... But somehow, when everything is on the line, we flip the switch. On the next Snap Judgment, from PRX and NPR, we proudly present... "Survivor." "  

 

Snap #401
From PRX and NPR Snap Judgment proudly presents "The Stranger." Amazing stories about secret identities, hidden histories, and forgotten love . . . "

 

Snap #330
It's the year-end 2012 storytelling extravaganza! From NPR and PRX, Snap Judgment proudly presents... "The 2012 Look Back Special." "

 

Snap #329
  
From NPR and PRX, Snap proudly presents "Found." Amazing stories of finding exactly what you're not looking for.

 

Snap #328
  
"'Tis the Season!"  This week Snap Judgment proudly presents the ALL-NEW "2012 Gratitude Special" from PRX and NPR.      

 

Snap #327
  
There are things you would never do unless somebody else was in on the plan. Snap Judgment proudly presents "Partners in Crime."  

 

Snap #326
  
This week, Snap Judgment goes buck wild.  Amazing stories straight from Mother Nature.  Snap proudly presents, “The Great Outdoors.”

 

Snap #325
  
Be afraid. Be VERY afraid. This week, the Ghost of Snap Past rises from the grave to present the next Chapter, “Spooked III." From PRX and NPR – Storytelling, with a scream...

 

Snap #324
  
We see people and they look fine. But what happens when we pull back the veneer and see the burden they are carrying?    

 

Snap #323
  
Amazing stories about people extending the most important thing of all to someone else--whether that person is worthy or not...     

 

Snap #322
  
 You spend all day doing whatever it is that you do. And in this economy you feel lucky to do it at all. This week Snap dives head first into the "rat race." From PRX and NPR, Snap Judgment proudly presents "J-O-B."

 

Snap #321
  
There are those people that when they answer the simple question, "What happened?" magic occurs. All of a sudden we're not living in our world anymore, we are living in theirs. On the next Snap Judgment from NPR and PRX, we proudly present, "The Storyteller."    

 

Snap #320
  
Snap proudly presents stories about people looking for something to believe in and finding it in the most unexpected places . . .

 

Snap #319
  
It's the "Monsters" REMIX episode with a new performance by James Judd at Snap LIVE! in LA.  Yes, this week Snap hunts the biggest game of all. From PRX and NPR, Snap Judgment proudly presents, "Monsters."

 

Snap #318
  
Amazing stories about people taking something sour, mixing it with sugar and ice, until it tastes very sweet indeed . . .

 

Snap #317
  
This week Snap Judgment wants to be alone. We proudly present amazing stories of precious solitude and terrifying isolation. They say no man is an island, but “they” haven't heard the stories we are about to bring to you . . .

 

Snap #316
  
Step right up, sneak under the Big Top, and put your head directly into the lion’s gaping jaws.  This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents the greatest show in the land, “Circus, Circus.”

 

Snap #315
  
Can you smell those ribs on the barbeque? Can you taste the summer’s first watermelon? Get ready, America. It’s time to celebrate ourselves. Put on your sunglasses and open up the fire hydrants for Snap Judgment’s Fourth of July special! Amazing stories about people making America their home. Expect fireworks.

 

Snap #314
  
This week, we sit down at the family table and put our nose right in the middle of the most important relationship of all.  Snap Judgment proudly presents, “Dear Mama.”

 

Snap #313
  
This week, Snap Judgment stares directly at the Last Days . . . Welcome to the “Apocalypse,” amazing stories about the end of the world as we know it.

 

Snap #312
We’ve all had a teacher we’ve loved, who changed our lives and believed in us. God bless ‘em.  Today on Snap Judgment, “Teacher, Teacher.” ">

 

Snap #311
  
She can leave you on top of the world one day - and bury you underneath it the next. And just when you need her the most, she's nowhere to be found. This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents, "Lady Luck." 

 

Snap #310
  
Blame it on the kids, blame it on the president, blame it on the rain. This week, Snap Judgment brings stories about the act of shedding that blame, stories of forgivness.  We proudly present, "Absolution."

 

Snap #309
  
We’ve all been there--at the moment on which everything depends, the moment of truth, with sweaty palms and shaky knees. This week, stories about people who face their fears ... or choke.

 

Snap #308
  
Snap Judgment proudly presents “Original Prankster,” amazing stories from people who take the joke waaaaaaay too far... Check out a full list of all songs used in the episode here. Then, check our Prankster Spotify playlist!

 

Snap #307
  
This week, Snap rides across the River Styx through the Pearly Gates. Stories from people who have faced the Grim Reaper - and lived to tell the tale . . .  Get the PODCAST!

 

Snap #306
  
You’ve heard it before. Don’t judge a book by its cover. This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents stories from people who discover things are not as they seem.;

 

Snap #305
  
This week on Snap Judgment, real-life stories of career con-artists, criminal fakers, life-long-liars, and the fallout that inevitably comes when first we set out to deceive.

 

Snap #304
  
Love is in the air, and this week Snap Judgment delivers stories of passion, heartbreak and the most important connection of all. Listen in, as real people relate their own experience with the craziest force in the universe.

 

Snap #303
  
This week, Snap Judgment hears “The Call” and learns what it feels like to know exactly what the universe wants from you, even if you don’t know how to do it... See a full list of all songs used in "The Call" right here. Listen to a selection of our favorites on our The Call Spotify Playlist.   

 

Snap #302
  
This week Snap Judgment proudly presents stories featuring unexplainable coincidences, the stars aligning, and unbelievable destinies, for both good and ill...

 

Snap #301
  
Snap Judgment proudly presents "Close Knit." Amazing stories about the ties that bind.  

 

Snap #230
  
Everybody has these little conflicts, these little spats, but in the end - not much is at stake. But what happens when EVERYTHING is on the line? Snap Judgment proudly presents, "Fight of Your Life."  

 

Snap #229
  
This week, enjoy the best seat in the house as Glynn Washington and the nation’s finest storytellers rock Washington DC’s Harman Center with a sold-out show before a screaming audience.  

 

Snap #228
  
This week Snap Judgment takes a look back on some of the stories that remind us how thankful we are . . .

 

Snap #227
  
Most of us go through life doing our own thing.  But then one day you realize that some of those random strangers are actually on your team.  Snap Judgment proudly presents, "All In It Together.” 

 

Snap #226
  
Be afraid.  Be VERY afraid.  Snap Judgment proudly presents, “Spooked II: Return of the Fallen.”  Real stories about lost souls, and the horror they inflict on the living.  Get the podcast!

 

Snap #225
  
This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents stories from people, who for one reason or another, couldn't quite get their point across . . .  

 

Snap #224
This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents stories from people who have crossed a line from which they can never return. Get the podcast . . .

 

Snap #223
  
Snap Judgment proudly presents, “It Wasn't Me." Amazing stories about the wrong guy, at the wrong time, doing the WRONG thing . . . Get the podcast!

 

Snap #222
  
Did you ever feel less than pure?  Like maybe there’s something in the water? Or maybe the food doesn’t taste quite right... And why are you itching? Snap Judgment, from PRX and NPR, proudly presents “Toxic."  

 

Snap #221
  
Stories about those out to deliberately, methodically, and callously destroy everything you hold dear and decimate all that you cherish . . .

 

Snap #220
  
This week Snap goes where no other radio program has gone before. Space, The Final Frontier . . . Meet astronauts, aliens, and abductees with real stories from Beyond the Beyond. Strap in Snappaz, here comes Spaceman!

 

Snap #219
  
A show dedicated to those who got everything they ever wanted, and the horrible price they paid . . .  Get the podcast!

 

Snap #218
  
Snap Judgment Proudly Presents “Adaptation.”  Stories about metamorphosis . . . 

 

Snap #216
  
Some people are born into it, others have a calling, still others, well, the world just gives them no choice. On the next Snap Judgment we proudly present, "G.I." Stories about the men and women who fight our wars.

 

Snap #215
  
This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents our “Big Poppa” special, exploring the unique relationship between fathers and children. Stories about father figures, doting dads, protective pops' (and even those not in the running for “Father Of The Year.”)

 

Snap #214
  
There are lines in the sand, lines on a map, even lines marking our own neighborhoods.  This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents "Crossing Borders."  Stories about people who go where they're not supposed to.  Listen now, or get the podcast!

 

Snap #213
  
Every single day, people dive into the unknown, demanding that the universe catch them. This week Snap Judgment leaps after them. Stories from people who put EVERYTHING on the line, no matter the consequences.  Listen now, or get the podcast!  

 

Snap #212
  
Real stories about real people who decided they were sick and tired and weren’t going to take it anymore. Listen now, or get the amazing free podcast!

 

Snap #211
  
The road is an amazing thing.  Drive long enough, and you can escape even yourself.  Buckle up, as Snap Judgment crashes a ghost car, slams into a cotton field, and rides shotgun with the King of Turkey . . .

 

Snap #210
  
Today we cross over Checkpoint Charlie into the “Grey Zone.”  Stories about people who for some reason or another are forced into the world of dark cloaks and twisted allegiances.   

 

Snap #209
  
A man can only toil so long sitting at the same desk day after day. After a while, the itch comes--to expand, to learn, to leave on the long, proud highway. This week, stories of people taking trains, planes and automobiles to go--not for the destination, but for the journey.

 

Snap #208
Snap Judgment proudly presents “Tricksy.”  White lies, cold-blooded deceptions and whoppers.  Some lies you tell to others, but most folks save the best ones for themselves.  Listen now, or get the podcast!  

 

Snap #207
Snap Judgment makes the big score, loses everything, and lets it ride on "snake eyes".  Stories about cold cash money and the things people do to get it . . . Subscribe to the podcast and listen right now!

 

Snap #206
  
Some will die for it.  Or kill for it.  Run away, mock, ridicule, and cry for it. But if you want to live forever, you better get some "Fame."  This week Snap struts down the red carpet, past the paparazzi, and straight to the VIP lounge.  Stories about how to get famous, what it tastes like, and what happens after the fall.

 

Snap #205
  
For some couples, it’s simply not enough to say, “I love you.”  On this episode, we meet people who have tasted Cupid’s sting, and hear about decisions born from that surrender of the heart.  Get the PODCAST!

 

Snap #203
  
Some say blood is thicker than water. On this episode we explore the different ways people create that special alchemy called family.  Get the podcast and listen now!

 

Snap #202
This week, Snap Judgment presents amazing stories someone taking somebody where they do not want to be.  Listen now, or get the podcast . . .     Hear music from this week's episode here.

 

Snap #201
Snap Judgment churns your stomach, tempts you with a phat dessert, then leads you to the brink of starvation with stories of hunger, thirst, cruelty and largess.  Download the free podcast and don't miss a morsel!   And yes, Snappas, as an added bonus - take a bite of the "Hungry" Music Playlist RIGHT HERE . . .

 

Snap #121
Sometimes one slip reveals the parallel universe humming right beside All-You-Thought-You-Knew.  This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents “Invisible Cities” where we dive into the hidden world next door.  Get the podcast now! Listen to all the songs we used in this episode right here:  

 

Snap #119
Snap Judgment storytellers step up to the stage once again for a new installment of Snap Judgment, LIVE!  Get ready for bold, brave tales of animal encounters in front of a live studio audience.  We saved you the best seat, with host Glynn Washington at San Francisco’s Brava Theater.

 

Snap #117
Sometimes, lying in bed in the dead of night, you may get the sense that you are not alone.  You tell yourself, “There’s nothing there. There’s nothing there.”  But something shapeless and dark and afraid inside of you knows that somebody, or something . . . is watching.  This week, Snap Judgment travels around the globe to investigate what lies beyond.    

 

Snap #116
Everyone’s been there. Standing on the outside, feeling like a fish in an aquarium, looking in at something--whether it’s a group of friends, a lifestyle or a job--and thinking, “That right there, that’s where I want to be.”  But in order for them to let you in, they’ve gotta notice you. Today, Snap Judgment proudly presents stories about people finding unusual ways to break in to their dreams.

 

Snap #110
Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington chases the inexplicable on a magical mystery tour through India, Morocco, Indonesia, and Senegal - before finally crashing into his own midwestern roots.

 

Snap #109
  
It's an amazing world.  It used to be that whatever life served you that's what you got.  You didn't like your nose, skin, class or gender?  Too damn bad.   But times have changed and nothing is fixed.  If you don't like what you see in the mirror, start anew.  But are there limits?  Are there boundaries, internal or external?  How much can you really change and how much can you demand the universe change for you?  

 

Snap #103
We know you're busy. Real busy. Doing all that "stuff." And after you do the stuff, they want you to document the stuff. Then you better file the stuff. But then, you get the midnight phone call. In a moment, everything changes. Turns out, all that stuff doesn't matter. 'Cause it's "Drop Everything" time. (Get the podcast!)

 

Snap #102
The whole range of human experience isn't just catalogued in a library--it actually takes place inside. Roam the stacks with Snap Judgment, and we'll teach you to hypnotize your friends, jump start your career and stop fanatics from burning your books.

 

Snap #101
  
This week danger, danger, and some more danger. Danger to Self," Snap Judgment drops stories of people who are their own worst enemy. Push through the hallways of a psychiatric ward, obsess over a late night talk radio host and then get ready to run for your life.

 

Your brain doesn't quite know what's going on. But your body knows that something's up. Your breathing gets shallow, your palms start to sweat. Do you run--or watch things play out? In this episode, Snap Judgment does both. Check out our audio. Then watch a short video of Douglas Leach's story as he follows a trail of Polaroids in a short film we call "Somebody's Punk."

 

Before the universe knocks you upside the head, it usually gives you a sign.  This week, Snap Judgment follows people who pay heed to those signs . . . or don't.    Listen now, or get the podcast!

 

Snap Judgment searches for that perfect place just around the bend--our own Shangri-La.  The lucky few who find utopia often discover it surrounded by enemies, clamoring to tear it down.  Get the podcast!

 

Stories of mere mortals rising above adversity to become mighty.  Lives will be in danger, heroes will be born.  Plus, what's a comic book without an evil villian?

 

  
On this episode of Snap Judgment we rely on the kindness of strangers to get us out of the mess we’re in.  Get the podcast!

 

  
Snap Judgment takes “Storytelling with a Beat” to the stage for our first ever LIVE show!  No notes, no do-overs, no safety net--the nation’s best storytellers join host Glynn Washington and rock San Francisco’s Brava Theatre.   Hear the electrifying performances from your own front row seat (wherever you are) . . . Snap Judgment: LIVE!

 

Snap Judgment circumnavigates the globe to discover why some people can’t go home.

 

We've all got those stories that we tell ourselves to get by. Sometimes they're rooted in truth, other times...not so much. This week, Snap Judgment examines inner storytelling and how we use it to make sense of the world around us. Listen to the songs we used in this episode here:

 

Glynn Washington has never committed a crime, but that hasn’t stopped them from slapping the cuffs on several times. Clack clack, hands behind the back.  So as a public service, we at Snap Judgment proudly bring you the Busted episode, because whether you did it or not, nobody likes to get caught. Listen to the songs we used in this episode right here:

 

In this technological era, you can live a full life without ever looking away from your computer screen. Talk to friends, read a book, order your groceries, diagnose your abdominal pains . . . all in a world made of zeroes and ones.  And if you know the language -- if you’re a hacker -- then this brave new world is yours for the taking.  

 

Snap Judgment attacks the most powerful enemy in the history of modern civilization.  That’s right, we’re taking on “The Man. “ Listen to our playlist of most of the songs used in this episode--right here.

 

Glynn Washington hosts an amazing crew of storytellers as they unveil their darkest secrets before a screaming audience at San Francisco’s Brava Theater.  Snap Judgment, LIVE! "True Confessions" . . .

 

Snap Judgment proudly ends Season One with a look back on the stories that got us here and the people who made it happen.    

 

When you’re searching for something really important, it’s hard to know if it’s “out there” or lurking deep inside.  The quest can be everything.  On this episode we explore stories of people who dig deep, and put everything on the line.

 

  
This week Snap Host Glynn Washington is performing at This American Life Live! If you liked Glynn on TAL then you will dig the podcast of  “Drama Momma.”

 

  
This year, one person after another rocked an amazing tale on Snap Judgment.  This week, we "Look Back" at the storytellers that made us see the world in a whole different way . . . From PRX and NPR, Snap Judgment proudly presents, “The Look Back Episode.”  Get the podcast!

 

  
They're heeeeeeeeere. Spooked episodes 1-5 for your scary pleasure.

 

  
Glynn Washington tells us what it's like to grow up black in a white supremacist Jesus Cult (the Worldwide Church of God).   This interview was produced by Benjamen Walker, the host of the podcast the Theory of Everything. 

 

  
On the next Snap Spooked Special...."Welcome To The Dollhouse." Sometimes the most innocent things...are the scariest. Part of Snap's terrifying "Spooked Week" of haunting, true-life stories. Be afraid . . 

 

  
In this one-hour special, "Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real," award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason takes us on a journey that finds hope in struggle. From navigating Detroit’s overwhelmed criminal justice system,  to being a father after failing in marriage, to finding anchors in a sea of uncertainty, Shannon's stories are heartbreaking and hilarious all at once. Learn more at shannoncason.com.

 

  
Snap presents a special audio fiction episode featuring Jonathan Mitchell's "The Truth." Can You Help Me Find My Mom? A girl is lost and can't find her mom. Why won't anyone help her? Written by Diana McCorry Produced by Jonathan Mitchell more @ thetruthpodcast.com/story/2015/4/8/can-you-help-me-find-my-mom VISIBLE A blind man gets a Seeing Eye App.

 

  
What's it like to be pulling the levers, twisting the plot, and making the tough cuts inside the Snap story factory? Snap presents "The Specialist," a podcast about work we don't think about and the people who do it. Hosted by Casey Miner, a project of KALW public radio in San Francisco.

 

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