Face Value - Snap #306

You’ve heard it before. Don’t judge a book by its cover. This week, Snap Judgment proudly presents stories from people who discover things are not as they seem.;

Check out a full list of songs used in this episode right here, or listen to our Face Value Spotify playlist to hear some of our favorites!

Times Sure Have Changed

 Snap Judgment Host Glynn Washington recalls how a late homework assignment resulted in the destruction of an innocent man.

Son of a Preacher Man

A young, church-going, Joyce Lee becomes nervous when the Preacher’s son flirts with her.  When he asks Joyce to follow him into a dark room, she prepares for the worst.

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Here's a link to Joyce's brand new album, No Country for Honest Womyn. (Snap digs it!)


Shades of Grey

An Iraqi reporter, Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, hears echos of the war in his home county when he is kidnapped in Libya.

Read more about Ghaith here.

Producer:  Anna Sussman

Rider / Writer

Emile Klein finds the story of a lifetime -- but it’s gonna cost more than he bargained for.
Emile’s organization, You’re U.S., attempts to catalog a portrait of America through narratives of Americans conveyed in art, audio and writing.
Producer: Stephanie Foo

Fight the Power

Bill Corbin’s experience with institutionalized racism left him unable to accept assistance -- even when a hateful mob was at the door.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

Grandma's Little Helper

When Granny gets a new prescription, Josh makes sure she gets the medicine she “really” needs . . .

Recorded live at the Mill Valley Public Library's "Naked Truth" Event.

Josh Healey is a nationally recognized writer, community organizer, educator, and comedic powerhouse. Author of the book Hammertime, Healey's work has been featured in the New York Times, the Huffington Post, and Al-Jazeera. He lives in Oakland, CA where he works to empower the beautifully diverse communities across the Bay Area and these crazy United States.     Find out more at JoshHealey.org.
  Producers: Renzo Gorrio and Jamie DeWolf