Snap Judgment

Wednesdays at 10 am

Dramatic tales, killer beats and the edgiest new talent in storytelling come together for a weekly radio hour hosted by Glynn Washington

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  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 8:00pm

    Airlifted out of Baghdad into Israel, Avraham was about to get a new life in a new land…

    Avraham’s story was included in a 12-part Hebrew webseries called Neviim: Operation Amram by Elad Ben Elul (@Eladbenelul) and Yossi Brauman. Read hundreds more testimonies like Avraham’s at Amram’s website . The Amram association has collected hundreds of saliva samples from people who connected to the kidnapping affair and can be contacted at amram.dna at 

    Producer: Shaina Shealy

    Vocal Translator: Noam Eshel

    Written Translation: Tal Janner-Klausner and Shira Rubin

    Original Score:  Renzo Gorrio

  • Wednesday, February 14, 2018 8:00pm

    In 1989, an enormous earthquake struck the Bay Area. One of Oakland’s major arteries, the Cypress Freeway, collapsed. And one man named Raven, a local Oaklander, left his home, and dove into the wreckage to save lives.

    This story is produced by Liam O'Donoghue, host and producer of the podcast East Bay Yesterday. If you want to hear about Bruce Lee's most notorious fight, or Oakland's oldest soul food cook, or grizzly bears, you can find the show here

    Producer: Liam O'Donoghue and Eliza Smith
    Original Score: Davey Kim

  • Monday, February 12, 2018 8:00pm

    When Snap Judgment producer Davey Kim was in eighth grade, he went to the regional level spelling bee with his best friend...and took R-E-V-E-N-G-E.

    Producer: Davey Kim

  • Wednesday, February 7, 2018 8:00pm

    The story of how Mokhtar Akhanshali braved a civil war to bring Yemeni coffee to the world.  

    To buy Port of Mokha coffee visit, and to learn more about how they're using coffee as a vehicle to improve conditions in Yemen, visit

    Dave Egger’s biography of Mokhtar, The Monk of Mokha, is available wherever books are sold. And be sure to check out the book’s Instagram at @themonkofmokha.

    Producer: Joe Rosenberg

    Original Score: Renzo Gorrio

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 8:00pm

    Ear Hustle brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it. The podcast is a partnership between Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams, currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and Nigel Poor, a Bay Area artist.

    The team works in San Quentin’s media lab to produce stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny, and always honest, offering a nuanced view of people living within the American prison system.

    Find out more about Ear Hustle and subscribe to the podcast on their website