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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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Oakland, CA

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WNYC

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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.

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English

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888-304-7627


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Episodes

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. Producers: Joe Rosenberg and Anna Sussman Original Score: Leon Morimoto

Duration:00:38:41

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:00:53:57

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:00:22:50

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:00:54:21

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:00:21:27

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:00:30:36

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:00:54:44

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:00:54:08

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:00:29:03

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:00:54:53

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:00:19:51

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:00:42:26

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:00:54:12

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:00:30:28

Snap #912 - 26 Lives On Atlas Peak

4/6/2018
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On Atlas Peak there is one way in and one way out. When wildfire threatened their homes, the only escape route...was up. 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 KQED's fire investigation. Original Score: Davey Kim Producer: Sukey Lewis

Duration:00:15:03

Snap #612 - Unforgiven

3/29/2018
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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. Hijacker's Letter What do you do when you receive a letter from your husband’s killer? For more information, check out Kathleen’s website and facebook page. Producer and Sound Design:Davey Kim Cop Out 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...

Duration:00:55:02

Snap #911 - Breakfast Of Champions

3/22/2018
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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. The Best Little Swimmer 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...

Duration:00:53:54

Snap Classic - Fargo

3/16/2018
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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. Be sure to check out Paul’s documentary about Takako’s journey, This is A True Story. Also, be sure to check out the feature film by the David and Nathan Zellner inspired by Takako’s story, Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter. It is available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and xBox,...

Duration:00:21:22

Snap #910 - The Trouble With Shannon Cason

3/9/2018
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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? Check out the new podcast "The Trouble with Shannon Cason" and connect on Twitter @TheTroublePod

Duration:00:51:03

Snap #909 - Counted: An Oakland Story

3/1/2018
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Counted: An Oakland Story is a yearlong look at the people lost to Oakland’s violence. During 2017, a team of Snap Judgment producers learned about Oakland’s homicide victims, their families and communities. Visit oaklandstory.org for more interviews, photos, and illustrations. CREDITS: "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. Fantastic Negrito

Duration:00:59:58