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Snap Judgment

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Rank #2 in Performing Arts category

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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.

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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.

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Hell Ya

By gorgeous04 - Dec 01 2019
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Spooked is awesome- great when traveling, cooking or just before bed (anytime, really). Amazing music and narratives. Love it! ♥️

Don’t think about guessing the ending

By SunnyDaze4035 - Sep 29 2019
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The journey that Snap takes you on, we’ll it never ends up where you expect to be dropped off.

iTunes Ratings

7884 Ratings
Average Ratings
6677
582
262
182
181

Hell Ya

By gorgeous04 - Dec 01 2019
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Spooked is awesome- great when traveling, cooking or just before bed (anytime, really). Amazing music and narratives. Love it! ♥️

Don’t think about guessing the ending

By SunnyDaze4035 - Sep 29 2019
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The journey that Snap takes you on, we’ll it never ends up where you expect to be dropped off.

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Mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington.

Campfire Tales IV - Primal

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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.

Rocky’s previous story with Snap Judgment was The Phantom Border Patrol Agent.

For more stories of natural and supernatural happenings on the border, be sure to check out Rocky’s book, Out On Foot: Nightly Patrols and Ghostly Tales of A U.S. Border Patrol Agent and his website, RockyElmore.com

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. 

Season 8 Episode 19

Sep 07 2017

52mins

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Head Games

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The human mind can play tricks on you... A father of five and devout Mormon is dragged into a world that upends everything he knows to be true. And a young man comes to terms with his mother’s profound mental illness.

STORIES

"Tracy: My Ride-or-Die"

When Adult ISH host Nyge Turner turned 17, he became the caretaker for his ride-or-die: Tracy. His mom.

This story was produced by YR Media's Adult ISH podcast (Mom ISH episode). Adult ISH is a culture, advice, and storytelling show about #adulting, that is produced entirely by folks who are "almost adults." It’s distributed by PRX’s Radiotopia. Be sure to subscribe and listen here!

"A Short Stay In Hell"

A father of five and devout Mormon is dragged into a world that upends everything he knows to be true.

This story comes to us from Believable, a new podcast from Narratively about how our stories define who we are. Each episode dives into a personal, eye-opening story where narratives conflict and different perspectives about the truth collide.

Aug 29 2019

49mins

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Godsend - Snap Classic

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A woman’s voice changes forever, following a stroke-like episode. A man living in Alaska continues to hear rumors about the elusive blue bear. When he goes out searching for one, he ends up finding... something much different. And a girl gains magical powers that lead to an irreversible and terrible chain of events. 

Oct 31 2019

49mins

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No One Calls Me Shooter

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When one couple learns that their teenage son has been identified as a potential school shooter, they do everything they can to prove that he’s not.

Bethany Barnes originally reported this story for The Oregonian - Targeted: A Family and the Quest to Stop the Next School Shooter

Producer: Nancy López

Season 10 Episode 12

Apr 25 2019

54mins

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Operation Little Flower

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In a small Croatian town of Vukovar, some 200 people went missing. Years later, a group of investigators with The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia set out on an impossible task to find out who was responsible for these missing people.

Season 10 Episode 18

Jun 27 2019

26mins

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Respawn

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A teenage hacker inspired by “Mr. Robot” takes on his high school and gets personal with his principal's Twitter account. And night-shift doctor, Joe Sills, shares a story of life after death. 

STORIES 

Code Yellow 

A teenage hacker inspired by “Mr. Robot” takes on his principal, teachers, and the Board of Education.

This piece was adapted from the podcast, Darknet Diaries.

The Lazarus Effect 

A night-shift doctor, Joe Sills, shares a story of life after death. 

This story comes to us from the podcast, The Nocturnists.

Season 10 Episode 19 

Jul 11 2019

49mins

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I'm Your Man

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The voicemail message says someone from your past needs your help. Would you respond, if it meant getting involved in a murder trial?

Season 10 Episode 5

Feb 22 2019

49mins

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Spooked - Sharp Tooth Boy

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Bonnie Blagg and her two friends call for Bloody Mary in the mirror on her dresser during a middle school sleepover. Bonnie thinks nothing of it until a ghost boy with long, sharp, bloody teeth appears in her bedroom every single night after that.

Oct 29 2019

30mins

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The Family Name

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Quiet is Best

When Julie Lindahl discovered that her grandfather had been an active member of the German SS, she decided to return to the scene of his crimes. But her grandmother made things difficult.

Producer: Erika Lantz

Like A House On Fire

Young Glynn is trying to keep up appearances at school, despite his family’s hardships. Then his house goes up in flames.

Performed live in Portland at Revolution Hall.

Music composed and performed: BELL'S ATLAS

Season 10 Episode 15

May 23 2019

48mins

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Finding Rebecca

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In 1962, in a very small, very white suburb of Chicago, a young couple set out to adopt a baby girl.

This story was produced in collaboration with The New York Times.

Producers: Amy Roost and Anna Sussman

Season 8 Episode 31

Dec 07 2017

36mins

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Who's Your Mama - Pt 1 "#Waffle Woke"

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Comic Jen Kober tells the story of the mother she never expected to find, on a journey she never expected to take.

Performed live at The Paramount in Oakland. 

Music composed by Bells Atlas.

Season 10 Episode 13

May 09 2019

30mins

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Heaven's Gate

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It was both a tragedy and a punchline. The story behind a cult that changed the world. 

Season 10 Episode 3

Feb 01 2019

36mins

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Brass Ring

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Sometimes you gotta go around the carousel a few times to get the prize.

Season 6 Episode 24 

Feb 03 2017

50mins

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One Wrong Lie

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When a man is falsely accused of kidnapping a police officer, he tells a lie to set himself free. But that lie comes at an enormous cost.

Season 10 Episode 2

Jan 25 2019

27mins

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The Klan

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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.

Season 8 Episode 9

Apr 13 2017

46mins

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This Is Not A Drill

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Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. 

A very special presentation of the day the world almost ended.

Season 10 Episode 1

Jan 11 2019

35mins

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Spooked - Santi

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When Maribel loses her little brother Santi, her very best friend in the world, she learns that love is sometimes stronger than death. We travel to Mexico for this very special Spooked tale.  

Oct 24 2019

30mins

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The Badlands

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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.

Season 9 Episode 14

Apr 19 2018

50mins

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Stoopid

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There are big stories with weight, little stories with heart, and then the stories that are just STOOPID.

Season 8 Episode 33 

Jan 05 2018

23mins

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The Iron Curtain

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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.

Producer: Luisa Beck with Production Assistance By Joe Rosenberg

Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Season 9 Episode 15

Apr 26 2018

39mins

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Pt 1: The Search for No Name Aporva

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When 14-year-old Annaporva finally decides to ask her mother about her biological family a story so unexpected unravels - there’s kingpins, death threats, and Maneka Gandhi. Listen next week for Part Two of this story. Season 10 Episode 34 

Dec 12 2019

49mins

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Leap of Faith - Snap Classic

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An aid worker is held hostage in Iraq, a detective’s toughest case turns out to be an investigation into his own past, and a hauntingly beautiful story of a simple piece of fruit. Snap Classic - Season 7 Episode 18

Dec 05 2019

50mins

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The 2019 Gratitude Special

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A headless chicken proves sometimes urban legends are true, playground bullies expose dark secrets during a “pantsing” epidemic, and a young man comes out to his parents. We are grateful to tell stories and we are so so thankful for you Snappas! For all the love and support you have shown this crazy ridiculous enterprise that is Snap Judgment, thank you. Season 10 Episode 33

Nov 28 2019

49mins

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Diamonds in the Sky

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Fans and journalists embark on a seven-show tour with Rihanna... in seven countries, over seven days, on a Boeing 777, to celebrate her seventh album in seven years. Did we mention this is the seventh anniversary of the tour?

Nov 21 2019

34mins

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Return To Kuku Island - Snap Classic

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A woman revisits remote Indonesian islands where she and thousands of other Vietnamese refugees were once stranded without food, water, or shelter. She returns to this tiny place on the edge of the world... one last time.

Nov 14 2019

50mins

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The Lamb, the Lion, and the Fox

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A former journalist turned CIA agent goes undercover to flip an international arms dealer and stop a terrorist bombing.

Nov 07 2019

44mins

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Godsend - Snap Classic

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A woman’s voice changes forever, following a stroke-like episode. A man living in Alaska continues to hear rumors about the elusive blue bear. When he goes out searching for one, he ends up finding... something much different. And a girl gains magical powers that lead to an irreversible and terrible chain of events. 

Oct 31 2019

49mins

Play

Spooked - Sharp Tooth Boy

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Bonnie Blagg and her two friends call for Bloody Mary in the mirror on her dresser during a middle school sleepover. Bonnie thinks nothing of it until a ghost boy with long, sharp, bloody teeth appears in her bedroom every single night after that.

Oct 29 2019

30mins

Play

Spooked - Santi

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When Maribel loses her little brother Santi, her very best friend in the world, she learns that love is sometimes stronger than death. We travel to Mexico for this very special Spooked tale.  

Oct 24 2019

30mins

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Spooked - The Banshees

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We're bringing you Spooked tales about ladies who lurk, haunt and aren't messing around. Be afraid. 

Oct 22 2019

28mins

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Spooked - Mrs. Hagstrom

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It's Spooked Season! When supernatural forces come for her kids, Curtis’s mom stands strong. Mrs. Hagstrom may be one of the meanest ghosts yet. Be afraid.

Oct 17 2019

28mins

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Turncoat

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An Israeli Defense solider decides to speak out about his violent actions from the past and they come back to haunt him.

Season 10 Episode 26

Oct 10 2019

36mins

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The Other Hand - Love + Radio

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A mentor to a disabled little boy loses a piece of himself and discovers what is gained.

Oct 03 2019

23mins

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Misguided

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A teen's dad surprises him by taking him on his first slave plantation tour. And a girl realizes the computer version of herself, acts more like her than she does.

Season 10 Episode 25

Sep 26 2019

27mins

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I Sing the Body Electric

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A man tries to cheat death with homemade technological body enhancements, but the world isn’t ready for his kind of lifestyle.

Sep 19 2019

34mins

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The Spy's Son - Snap Classic

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The story of a lifetime falls into a reporter’s lap when he receives a tip about father-son co-conspirators who sell national secrets to Russia.

Sep 15 2019

24mins

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1865 "Sic Semper Tyrannis"

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President Lincoln is mortally wounded. The nation is under attack. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton takes control and tries to protect Vice President Andrew Johnson.

This story comes to us from 1865.

Sep 12 2019

23mins

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The Inventor and The Thief - Snap Classic

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When a brilliant inventor was robbed of his life’s work, his son did the only reasonable thing: he became a robber.

Snap Classic: Season 8 Episode 10 

Sep 05 2019

28mins

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Head Games

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The human mind can play tricks on you... A father of five and devout Mormon is dragged into a world that upends everything he knows to be true. And a young man comes to terms with his mother’s profound mental illness.

STORIES

"Tracy: My Ride-or-Die"

When Adult ISH host Nyge Turner turned 17, he became the caretaker for his ride-or-die: Tracy. His mom.

This story was produced by YR Media's Adult ISH podcast (Mom ISH episode). Adult ISH is a culture, advice, and storytelling show about #adulting, that is produced entirely by folks who are "almost adults." It’s distributed by PRX’s Radiotopia. Be sure to subscribe and listen here!

"A Short Stay In Hell"

A father of five and devout Mormon is dragged into a world that upends everything he knows to be true.

This story comes to us from Believable, a new podcast from Narratively about how our stories define who we are. Each episode dives into a personal, eye-opening story where narratives conflict and different perspectives about the truth collide.

Aug 29 2019

49mins

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Campfire Tales VI - The Thin Place

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Martin is a paramedic. He has a gift for saving people’s lives. He also has another, darker, gift--one that he doesn’t want to use.

Produced by: Eliza Smith

Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

Artwork by: Sanaa Khan

Season III is ALIVE!! There are 26 new episodes of Spooked coming this season each week through Halloween and into a spooky November. To listen to them all just download the Luminary mobile app or go to LuminaryPodcasts.com

Season 10 Episode 22

Aug 22 2019

31mins

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