There was a legend in central Maine, about a hermit who had lived in the woods, unseen, for 30 years. Then, in 2013, the police arrested a man named Christopher Knight. To learn more about Chris Knight’s story, be sure to check out journalist’s Mike Finkel’s book, . Producer: Joe Rosenberg Original Score: Renzo Gorrio and Andrew Vicars
Snap #1001 - This Is Not A Drill
On January 13th 2018, at exactly 8:07 in the morning, one text message turned the state of Hawaii into a state of emergency.
From panic and fear to acceptance and joy, Snap Judgment explores the 38 minutes when the people of Hawaii faced an incoming ballistic missile threat.
Lead Producer: Jazmin Aguilera
Editor: Anna Sussman
Producers: Eliza Smith, Erika Lantz, John Fecile
Additional production assistance: Nancy Lopez
Original score and Sound design: Renzo Gorrio and Leon Morimoto
Snap #938 - The Other Secret Weapon
A young man has the chance to work on a very secret, very powerful weapon that could put an end to world war II. The project involves no toxins, no chemicals, no shrapnel and no bullets. Instead, the project involves lots and lots of flying mammals. Lots.
Content Advisory: This story details a war situation involving both people and animals, Listener Discretion Is Advised.
Snap #808 - Boxed In
When you feel the walls coming closer and closer, where do you go? Where do you hide?
Snap #937 - The Look Back Special
In 1979, a four-seater cessna carrying Norman Ollestad, his dad and his dad’s girlfriend violently crashed onto the top of an ~8,000-foot mountain. He was just 11 years old. To learn more about Norman’s story, check out his book -- .
Producer and Original Score: Davey Kim
The Blue Bicycle
Hasan is just a kid who just wants to pop a wheelie on a bad ass BMX bike. Is that too much to ask?
Thanks so much to Hasan Minhaj. Hasan is a former correspondent on the Daily Show. He now has a comedy special on Netflix, Homecoming King, as well as a new show, .
Producer: Lina Misitzis
Original Score: Renzo Gorrio
Chin-Kyll and Bo-Ok: Across the DMZ
What happens when you are reunited with your North Korean sister for the first time in over five decades? This story comes to Snap Judgment by way of .
Voice Actors: Yongnam and Mikyung Kim
Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim