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The smoking-hot new public radio show that straps audiences into an audio rollercoaster. Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

The smoking-hot new public radio show that straps audiences into an audio rollercoaster. Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.
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Location:

Oakland, CA

Networks:

WNYC

Description:

The smoking-hot new public radio show that straps audiences into an audio rollercoaster. Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

Language:

English

Contact:

888-304-7627


Episodes

Snap #923 - Talk Of The Town

8/9/2018
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After a salesman at Oakland’s Lake Merritt disappears, journalist Tammerlin Drummond investigates what happened to him. Video used in story provided by user ritchhazel on YouTube. Producer: Adizah Eghan Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Duration:00:24:52

Spooked Season II - Sneak Peek

8/8/2018
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It's here... listen to the first story from Spooked Season II now available at SpookedPodcast.org

Duration:00:08:53

Spooked Season II Trailer

8/6/2018
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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.

Duration:00:01:50

Snap Classic - My Private Utopia

8/3/2018
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Dylan Evans had hit a wall. Life was becoming too routine, too mundane. So he did something very few of us would do to change that. For more check out Dylan Evan’s book: The Utopia Experiment Producer: Nancy Lopez Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Duration:00:21:28

Snap # 922 - Return To Kuku Island

7/24/2018
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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. Snap Judgment: Return to Kuku Island Thank you so much to Carina Hoang. Carina is a Special Representative for Australia for UNHCR. Check out her book, “Boat People: Personal Stories from the Vietnamese Exodus...

Duration:00:54:01

Snap Classic - Suitcase Of Love And Shame

7/19/2018
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In 2009, Jane Gillooly came across an item on Ebay that piqued her imagination. The picture was of a suitcase filled with old audiotapes. The listing’s title was “Suitcase of Love and Shame.” You can purchase Jane’s feature-length documentary film, Suitcase of Love and Shame, on iTunes and learn more about it at Cinemaguild. Producer: Joe Rosenberg Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto

Duration:00:26:35

Snap #921 - Night At The Mirage

7/12/2018
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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 zaysmith.com. 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 Producers: Joe Rosenberg and Anna...

Duration:00:37:43

Snap #920 - Campfire Tales V

7/5/2018
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An all new season of Spooked, the podcast, is dropping early August. In this episode, we’re featuring some of our favorite stories from Spooked, season one.

Duration:00:54:48

Snap #919 - Fight Club

6/28/2018
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The first rule about fight club is you do not talk about fight club. Ray Christian breaks that rule. You can hear more of Ray on his podcast What's Ray Saying. Producer: Mark Ristich Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Duration:00:22:37

Snap Special - Ear Hustle's "Thick Glass"

6/21/2018
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Snap Judgment joins the podcast Ear Hustle, from PRX's Radiotopia, for a look at parenting from inside San Quentin State Prison. In this episode incarcerated fathers share their stories of striving to be present in their children's lives. One inmate reconnects with his son after 20 years. Another stays very involved through letters and visits. And a third gets the opportunity to give his teenage son a haircut. And stay tuned for the exclusive interview with Glynn and the team behind Ear...

Duration:00:53:30

Snap Classic - 06 Female

6/14/2018
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In 2006, a wolf was born in Yellowstone who would become a legend in her own time. For more about the 06 Female and the debate surrounding wolves in Yellowstone, be sure to check out Jeff Hull's article in Outside Magazine and Nate Rott's special report for NPR. Producer: Joe Rosenberg

Duration:00:21:08

Snap #918 - Beyond Belief

6/7/2018
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What do you do when someone tells you something you know to be false, and yet...you can just tell they're telling the truth? On the next all-NEW Snap..."Beyond Belief." STORIES Chaotic Good Malaclypse was part of a dangerous anarchist group. They stole, they killed, they escaped, until one day when Malaclypse could run no further... Producer: Jazmin Aguilera Original Score: Renzo Gorrio Modern Love When Stephanie Saldana was 27 years old, she thought her calling was to become a nun....

Duration:00:30:08

Snap Classic - Tin Man

5/31/2018
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What if you don't have a heart? On an all-new Snap, we proudly present "The Tin Man."

Duration:00:53:28

Snap #917 - Shrapnel

5/24/2018
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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.

Duration:00:53:13

Snap Classic - Secrets In The Stacks

5/17/2018
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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. To learn more about Avi’s time behind bars -- and between the stacks -- be sure to check out his memoir, Running The Books. His latest book, The Lost Book of Mormon, which was nominated for the Thurber Prize for American Humor, will be out in paperback in November. Producer: Joe Rosenberg

Duration:00:27:30

Snap #916 - Lucky

5/11/2018
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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. STORIES "The Choice" from the Lucky Podcast Nada Rothbart thought she’d have plenty of time to get her family out of Sarajevo. Suddenly, it was too late. This story originally aired on Lucky podcast, listen to part two of Nada’s story "The Choice" here. Producer: Briana Breen "Live At The Morgue" from The Nocturnists...

Duration:00:54:05

Snap Classic - Where No One Should Go

5/4/2018
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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. Producer: Julia DeWitt

Duration:00:19:42

Snap #915 - The Iron Curtain

4/26/2018
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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. Be sure to check out Luisa Beck’s reporting on all things Germany at The Washington Post, as well as the work of reporter Andrew Curry, 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 English-language website to learn...

Duration:00:41:49

Snap #914 - The Badlands

4/19/2018
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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. Check out more from the Free Burma Rangers at http://www.freeburmarangers.org And check out the book City of Death set to release October 23rd, 2018. Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score: Renzo Gorrio "Witness the Free...

Duration:00:54:32

Snap #913 - Running Man

4/12/2018
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When a rising high school track star in Eritrea, East Africa, is arrested under the military dictatorship, he realizes he might have a way out....run. For more information about issues facing African migrants in Israel and resources on how to help, Israeli organization Eritrean Women’s Community Center website. 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 on his Facebook page. Producer:...

Duration:00:28:23