Rank #1: Campfire Tales IV: Primal
*Get the NEW Spooked Podcast now at SpookedPodcast.org. STORIES 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.
Rank #2: Tricknology - Snap Classic
STORIES 1. "Glynn - ""Tithe Me Not Original Score and Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller 2. Whiteboy John & The Seven Saints Description: How did a kid from Harlem become the biggest heroin dealer in upstate New York, almost overnigoht? And what would it take for him to turn his back on a mountain of cash? Producer: Anna Sussman Original Score and Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio 3. Year Zero Description: A young man returns to Cambodia to piece together the fragments of his history that the Khmer Rouge and his family have torn apart. Producer: Liz Mak Original Score and Sound Design: Leon Morimoto 4. Joe Klocek’s The California Confederacy Performed live by Joe Klocek Music performed by Alex Mandell & The Snap Players
Rank #3: No One Calls Me Shooter
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
Rank #4: Snap #704 - Perfect Match
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?
Rank #5: Snap #712 - Shangri La
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.
Rank #6: Snap #705 - The Patient
On the next all-NEW 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.
Rank #7: I'm Your Man
The voicemail message says someone from your past needs your help. Would you respond, if it meant getting involved in a murder trial?
Rank #8: Finding Rebecca
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
Rank #9: Brass Ring
On the next Snap..."Brass Ring." Sometimes you gotta go around the carousel a few times to get the prize.
Rank #10: Snap # 714 - Man of Steel
On the next all-NEW Snap..."Man of Steel." When an immovable object meets an unstoppable force, what is left standing?
Rank #11: Snap #713 - Stranger In A Strange Land
It's an 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.
Rank #12: Snap #809 - The Klan
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.
Rank #13: Mettle
It's an all-new Snap…"Mettle." Luck is nice, good fortune fantastic, but sometimes you have to show what you are made of. Season 7 Episode 31
Rank #14: The Badlands
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/ Also check out the book City of Death due for release October 23rd, 2018.
Rank #15: Spooked VII: Pitch Black
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 . . . Season 7 Episode 28
Rank #16: Snap #717 - Shake, Rattle, and Roll
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?
Rank #17: Snap Spooked Special - Welcome To The Dollhouse
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 . . .
Rank #18: Stoopid
There are big stories with weight, little stories with heart, and then the stories that are just STOOPID.
Rank #19: The Iron Curtain
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
Rank #20: Snap Presents "The Specialist"
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. www.specialistpodcast.com