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.
A severed head turns up in a small rural town. While police investigate this as a crime, they look at disturbed graves, search for missing people — suspect a killer. But the forensic artist on the case has a very different theory for how the head ended up in the woods.
A tiny, pirate radio station broadcasts to the thousands of families trapped in ISIS-controlled Mosul. A man’s fingers fly across the keys with ease when he sits down at a piano for the first time. And a young kid learns a lesson in friendship.
Two women bravely come forward to report sexual misconduct by CHP officers. The officers were fired, but no criminal investigation followed. How do departments treat victims who come forward and deal with officers who cross the line? Snap presents On Our Watch from NPR & KQED.
Cheyenne Brady knew next to nothing about the US census when she was given the job of counting everyone on her reservation. Writer Julian Brave Noisecat follows her through the ups and downs of the 2020 census, culminating in the first-ever Census Powwow.
A robber entered a bank in Irving, Texas, and walked out with a big bag of cash. And then it happened again. And again. But when FBI agents finally got a lead, they discovered that the robber wasn’t who they expected at all…
One year after California prison authorities suspended in-person visits due to COVID-19, hear how families are adjusting to video “visits.” This week, Snap spotlights the incredible Ear Hustle podcast!
When the two greatest auction houses in the world vied for the privilege of auctioning off $20 million worth of art, little did they know that they would be forced to engage in an ancient form of ritualized combat.