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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 Hunger Strike

Apr 24, 2015

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You're listening to SNAP JUDGMENT, the "To The Brink" episode. Today, we're speaking with people forced past their personal breaking points. And our next story, it's about commitment like you've never heard before. And it comes to us from SNAP JUDGMENT's Anna Sussman.

Fargo

Apr 24, 2015

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Glynn Washington - "The Native Tongue"

Apr 17, 2015

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My mother has a huge family. And every year, they have a family reunion, and she's always trying to get me to go. Come on, let's go, let's go, let's go, let's go. I haven't gone since I was a little kid. Finally, she wore me down. All right, let's go.

Vijai Nathan - "Like A Virgin"

Apr 17, 2015

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From PRX and NPR, welcome back to SNAP JUDGMENT LIVE!, the "Encore" episode, already in progress.

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Dhaya Lakshminarayanan - "Smart Like You"

Apr 17, 2015

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Our next guest is a comedian, a nerd, and she actually taught charm school at MIT. Please put your hands together for Ms. Dhaya Lakshminarayanan.

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Joe Klocek - "The California Confederacy"

Apr 17, 2015

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Thank you Caitlin Gill. Look this woman up wherever Internets are found. We'll have the film version of the story on our website, snapjudgment.org.

Caitlin Gill - "The Minivan"

Apr 17, 2015

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Ise Lyfe - "My Best Friend"

Apr 17, 2015

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The Coolest Dude

Apr 10, 2015

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OK, so I have a friend, and for the purposes of this confession, I'm going to change his name to Rafiq (ph) - his name is not Rafiq. Now, when I first met Paul - Rafiq at university, I marveled because he was maybe the single most goofiest-looking individual I'd ever seen up close.

The Dentist Story

Apr 10, 2015

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The Queen Rania Tree

Apr 10, 2015

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Skin Deep

Apr 10, 2015

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Today on SNAP JUDGMENT, from PRX and NPR, Eye Of The Beholder - amazing stories from real people who are not as they may appear. My name is Glynn Washington. Please get your top hat and snowmobile boots out because you're listening to SNAP JUDGMENT.

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RENEE MONTAGNE (HOST): And this morning we've got a new take on a fossilized favorite. It's a new theory about the Brontosaurus.

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JOHN CLEESE (ACTOR ; ARTIST): (As Anne Elk) All Brontosauruses are thin at one end...

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DON MCLEAN: (Singing) Bye, bye, Miss American Pie.

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Hungry Sea Lion Steals Man's Fish

Apr 8, 2015

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Before the next election brings his term to an end, President Obama is working to re-establish ties with Cuba.

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Welcome to the 2016 presidential campaign. Republican Rand Paul officially entered the race Tuesday, and was greeted with a TV ad calling him "wrong and dangerous" on Iran. The money behind the ad is secret.

As President Obama makes his sales pitch for a nuclear deal with Iran, critics have seized on his remark that Iran's "breakout" time for acquiring the nuclear material needed for a bomb could shrink as restrictions ease after about 13 years.

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A cell phone video of a police shooting has led to murder charges against an officer in South Carolina.

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Rain Dampens Marlins' Opening Day

Apr 7, 2015

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I've rarely seen President Obama speak in such definite terms on a thorny issue as he did yesterday about the nuclear agreement with Iran.

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