Look Back 2012 - Snap #330

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

Texas vs. Texas

Joe Rowe lived happily in the middle of the West Texas desert - until a stranger named Rick McLaren moved in and started a violent militia group called the Republic of Texas. Things got downright ugly when McLaren sent troops to take Joe hostage in his own home.

Check out some behind-the-scenes footage of Joe showing off bullet holes in his home! Right here at Snap Films!


Producer: Stephanie Foo


Look Back Remix 2012

It's the year-end 2012 Look Back Remix from Snap's beat master Pat Mesiti-Miller.

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller



Carolyn and Dean Savage wanted one more baby to complete their family. They ended up with a whole lot more. Find out more in their book, inconceivablebook.com.

Producers: Anna Sussman and Julia DeWitt


First Friend

What is the one thing that a two and half pound newborn baby needs more than anything else?

San Quentin Slam

When Jamie DeWolf is asked to perform at San Quentin Penitentiary, he’s forced to confront his fears in front of his toughest audience yet. Hear the poem they did that day on Jamie DeWolf’s CD “Vaude Villian.” His partner that day was Geoff Trenchard.

Written and Performed by Jamie DeWolf
Producers: Mark Ristich and Pat Mesiti-Miller


Dave and Ryan's Big Break

While professional Hip Hop dancers Ryan Curren and David Bortnick are training in Los Angeles, they are approached with the opportunity of a lifetime. A soon to be pop star wants both of them as her Feature Dancers, they take the job, and celebrity ensues. . .

Ryan and David are both professional Hip Hop dancers based in Northern California. David just opened a Dance Studio in Santa Cruz California, Pacific Arts Complex. Together, Ryan and David also have a multimedia production company called 24hr Productions .

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller