Snap Judgment

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Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

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What happens when immersive audio beats blend with first-person storytelling? Will the combination hold a captive audience? Public Radio Exchange's podcast Snap Judgment attempts this bold experiment. This is a musical brand of storytelling. Each tale unfolds with cinematic musical beats and dramatic narration. This, in the words of the podcast itself, is “Storytelling... with a beat.”

Listeners can expect a buffet of stories from all walks of life. The podcast shares perspectives from every facet imaginable. The series plucks its content from unexpected and unimaginable sources. In each episode, Snap Judgment delivers an original tale accompanied by climatic music. Every account offers an authentic human perspective, from survival stories to strange experiments. Listeners should know many of the podcast episodes contain sensitive topics.

Listeners get to cruise with Mary Gidley and ten others in the strangest group experiment of all time. They also get to discover the origins of white gold fever. These are but a taste of the flavor of adventures to come with Snap Judgment.

Award-winning media personality and host Glynn Washington anchors the Snap Judgment podcast. Producer Annie Nguyen joins the crew with score composer Leon Morimoto and designer Teo Ducot.

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Beautiful - Snap Classic
Jan 5 2023
Beautiful - Snap Classic
Lawrence “Binkey” Tolefree gets a phone call about a huge opportunity. But it’s the next call from his mom that leads to the most surprising performance of his career. And Nygel Turner shares what it’s like to live with Gynecomastia (aka Man Boobs). This episode contains adult language & a scene with graphic imagery. Sensitive listeners, please be advised. STORIES The Looking Glass Glynn looks at an old picture of himself and reflects… Produced by Pat Mesiti-Miller Have You Seen Her Lawrence “Binkey” Tolefree Jr. was born with a mic in his hands. He never met a stage he wouldn’t try to grace with his presence. And at 33, he thinks he’s finally gotten his big break. But when he calls his mom to tell her the good news, he sets into motion a journey that ushers in the most unexpected performance of his career. Go on and get more Binkey Tolefree in your life! Check out his show every Friday on South Side Radio. The piece featured “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye, and “Have You Seen Her” by The Chi-Lites, which was written in part by Binky’s grandmother the great Barbara Acklin. Produced by Regina Bediako, original score by Pat Mesiti-Miller The Amazing T*tty Man How far will you hurt yourself before you start loving yourself? Nygel Turner shares what it’s like to live with Gynecomastia (aka Man Boobs). This story was produced by YR Media‘s Adult ISH podcast. Adult ISH is a culture, advice, and storytelling show about #adulting, that is produced entirely by folks who are “almost adults”. The show is distributed by PRX’s Radiotopia. Be sure to subscribe and listen here! Produced by Nygel Turner and Davey Kim, sound design by Oluwafemi and Davey Kim Artwork by Teo Ducot Snap Classic - Season 14 – Episode 1