Snap Judgment

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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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  "It's storytelling... with a beat." - Glynn Washington 

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Glynn Washington takes listeners on a narrative journey - leaping from one person's frying pan into another person's fire. Deejay-driven musical delivery, paired with lush sound design, drops listeners into the very heart of what matters. Snap Judgment's fast-paced (sometimes dark, sometimes playful) narrative highlights people from across the globe who put everything on the line.

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The Accidental Arms Dealer

Jun 19, 2015

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Game Boy

Jun 19, 2015

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Eye of the Storm

Jun 19, 2015

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Replacement Mom

Jun 12, 2015

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Sasquatch of Pumpkintown

Jun 12, 2015

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Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, "The Guide" episode. Today, we're featuring stories from real people leading other people through the dark woods. Our next story features a real forest and a real guide, and at least that much is real.

Fill in the Blanks

Jun 12, 2015

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We're going to kick off today's SNAP JUDGMENT episode across the pond, and sensitive listeners should know that while the story is not graphic it does allude to dark events.

Sensei

Jun 12, 2015

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With Great Power

Jun 5, 2015

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The Blue Bear

Jun 5, 2015

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WASHINGTON: Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, the "Godsend" episode. Today, when you least expect it, expect it 'cause for our next story, we head out to the shores of Alaska. For Lynn Schooler, there is nothing better than being alone in the wilderness.

The Garbage Man

Jun 5, 2015

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What Accent?

Jun 5, 2015

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WASHINGTON: We're going to kick things off on our "Godsend" episode with a story straight from the heartland, which might be hard to believe for reasons you'll soon learn. But I'll let Ellen Spencer tell the tale.

My Mother's Lover

May 29, 2015

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Angelic Symphony

May 29, 2015

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Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT. Today, we're exploring the power of a promise, the limits of a vow. Do people mean what they say? Should they? For our next story, we're cashing in all of our frequent flyer miles in order to head off to London. SNAP favorite, Johnathan Grubert, has the story.

Playing For Your Life

May 29, 2015

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The Walkout

May 29, 2015

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The Recipients

May 22, 2015

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Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, from PRX and NPR, "The Weight Of The World" episode. Today, we're peering into the lives of people who are carrying an unexpected burden. And sometimes the heaviest weight is one we choose for ourselves.

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The Red Lantern

May 22, 2015

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Shot in the Dark

May 22, 2015

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Out of Uniform

May 22, 2015

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Super Soul Sucker

May 15, 2015

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Breaker-Upper

May 15, 2015

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Welcome back to Snap Judgment from PRX and NPR, "The Mercenary" episode. My name is Glynn Washington, and today real people go to very different places to find their own heart of darkness. And what ground could be more scary, more fraught than the middle of someone else's relationship?

Temptations of War

May 15, 2015

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The Hijacker's Letter

May 8, 2015

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OK, so there is this thing. It's powerful. And while for some people it means nothing, others will do anything to get it. It can cost your life, but it can only be given freely. It's what brings relationships closer, and it's what tears them apart.

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The Silent Twins

May 8, 2015

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Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, from PRX and NPR, the "Unforgiven" episode. My name is Glynn Washington. And today, we're exploring what it means to forgive; to forgive other people; to forgive yourself, but what if yourself is spit in two? Marjorie Wallace has the story.

Cop Out

May 8, 2015

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His Feminine Side

May 1, 2015

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The Undocumented Informant

May 1, 2015

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Welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT, the "Second Skin" episode. Today, we're exploring what happens when, for one reason or another, we have to act like someone we are not. And for our next story, SNAP JUDGMENT's, Nancy Lopez, brings us to that vast border between Texas and Mexico.

The Pirate Negotiator

May 1, 2015

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Now then, we're going to start off today's "Second Skin" episode with a story from a man forced to assume a role that he never saw coming.

Golden Lotus

May 1, 2015

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Miniature Wife

Apr 24, 2015

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