Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment delivers a raw brand of compelling personal stories, mixing tall tales with killer tunes. It’s storytelling… with a beat.

Recent Episodes

Snap #630 - Dirty Work

It's an all-new Snap... "Dirty Work."  You know how bad it looks, and it's not gonna get any easier, but you roll up your sleeves and get down to it.

Bullet Catch, Snap #525 - Presto

Every magician fears performing The Bullet Catch, the deadliest trick in all of magic. Twelve magicians have died attempting the trick. When Steve Cohen was staring down the barrel of the gun, he began to fear he may be number 13.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Snap #525 - Presto

On the next Snap, "Presto!" We pull a rabbit out of our hat. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a BEAT.


Snap #628 - Cross To Bear

It's an all-NEW Snap, "Cross To Bear." You don't want it, you didn't create it, but it's all yours.  


STORIES


Beautiful Burden


Everyone wants to be an object of desire... until you desire not to be an object.


Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller


Lethal Secret


At five years old, Kooshyar Karimi learns a secret about his family that could get him imprisoned or killed. But of course, no secret remains secret forever. Find out more about Kooshyar Karimi here.


Producer: Anna Sussman
Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller


Big Indio


Jesse de la Cruz knew had had two choices in life, he could either be a farm hand like or his dad or he could be like Big Indio.


Producer: Daniel Alarcón
Sound Design: Leon Morimoto


Patient 2280


Dr. Lee Warren, a brain surgeon, was with his family when he got a call that would change the world he knew.


For more on Dr. Lee Warren’s experiences in Iraq make sure to grab a copy of his book: No Place to Hide: A Brain Surgeon’s Long Home from the Iraq War and check out his podcast.


Producer: Nancy López
Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Snap #521 - The Passion

On the next Snap, we're dropping the story-pocalypse. Snap proudly  presents "The Passion" performed LIVE! at San Francisco's Nourse Theater.


 


STORIES


Director's Cut - Glynn Washington


Glynn’s a bean counter by day but at night it’s “Lights, Camera, Action!”

Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick & David Brandt.) Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater.

Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller


 


J-Date - Josh Healey


See Josh Healey's amazing performance, "How To Help Your Mom Set Up Her Online Profile On JDate."

Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick & David Brandt.)

Performed at Snap Judgment LIVE in San Francisco's Nourse Theater.


Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller.


 


Xiana Fairchild - Jamie DeWolf


A story dedicated to the little girl in the hallway.  See Jamie DeWolf's astonishing performance here.

Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater.  Original score composed by Alex Mandel, and performed by Alex and the Snap Judgment Playaz (Tim Frick & David Brandt.)

Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller


 


Don Reed - Butter


The ridiculous story of a reluctant player and his secret sauce.

Performed at Snap Judgment Live! in San Francisco's Nourse Theater

Recorded and mixed by Pat Mesiti-Miller