With heartbreaking candor, actress Kate Ascott-Evans reveals a story from her youth in South Africa as overseer for a family of mice . . .
Stealing is not cool..unless it saves a life, or two. Animator and storyteller Scott Kravitz explains why he stole from a homeless person, and wins over our Snap Judgment audience with his sneaky charisma.
Host Glynn Washington wraps up the episode with a story about escaping “the jackals” that smell blood after his “operation.”
Mistaken identity colors a decision made years later.
Produced by Rita Daniels, Anna Sussman and Mark Ristich.
Today! NPR's Snap Judgment rocks a smoking-hot, one-hour television special - airing THREE times nationwide on WGBH's World TV. The country's finest storytellers bob and weave on Stage Snap, backed by the musical stylings of the Snap Playaz. Electric performances reinvent the Art of Story - do NOT miss it! 10:00 AM, 4:00 PM, and 11:00 PM - New York / Boston Time. Click here for your local World TV station. 7:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 8pm - in Los Angeles (Everybody else, please figure it out depending on your time zone . . .) Click here for your local World TV station.
The show is off the hook, you're gonna dig it! If you can't catch the TV show, listen to the NPR radio show right here: True Confessions: LIVE!
Glynn kicks off True Confessions, LIVE!, with a story he never told his Momma . . .
Two-time Oakland Grand Slam Poetry Champion, writer, jazz artist, and teacher, Joyce Lee wondered who to trust . . . her boyfriend, or Mr. Policeman.
Actor, Delta Blues guitarist, and licensed attorney Erol Dolen recollects a journey through his own heart of darkness . . .
To entertain us through our cameras’ tape change, San Francisco comedian Dave Thomason explains the pressures of parenthood . . .
Descendant of Scottish witches, actress Katharine McEwan explains to the Snap Judgment audience that while her British identity can fool most Americans into thinking she is pretty posh, she can never fool her own mother.