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For forty years, Norma Wallace was one of the most powerful women in Louisiana. She ran the city’s most established brothel, and so she knew everything about lust. Or so she thought.

Thanks so much to Chris Wiltz for sharing Norma’s story with Snap. You absolutely have to read her book, The Last Madam: A Life in the New Orleans Underworld. We barely scratched the surface of the titillating, raunchy and hilarious stories that compose Norma’s life.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

A story of love unrequited.

Producers: Katie Mingle, with Nick van der Kolk.

Two cynics fall in love and write locked love letters to be opened in a year. But one of the cynics has a surprise and takes a risk they can’t walk away from.

Producer: Mark Ristich and Jamie DeWolf

This is a love story that starts in a ruthless military dictatorship and lands itself in a darkened prison.

This piece was produced as part of the Global Story Project, with support from the Open Society Foundations.  Presented by PRX, the Public Radio Exchange.

Producers: Anna Sussman and Pat Mesiti-Miller

Mollena Williams grew up in New York City.  She knows suspicious behavior when she sees it, and, more importantly, she knows how to walk right on by.  But when the strange and unexpected enter her own living room, she has no choice but to go for that ride.

Producer: Julia DeWitt
Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio

Rebecca grew up in a conservative evangelical family, the daughter of a pastor. But this isn’t a story about losing faith or gaining faith, it’s a story about what happened one night when her father received a mysterious phone call.

Producer: Nick van der Kolk

Shannon is a small time manager at a local bank with one big time vice.

Shannon Cason is a writer, award-winning storyteller, and he's completing his first crime novel. You can find out more about Shannon at his website.

Producers: Nick van der Kolk and Mark Ristich

A man does the unthinkable to Kole Welsch and his partner, Kevin. But who is the real monster? The man?  Or the institution that allowed it to happen?

Producer: Stephanie Foo

Snap storyteller Doug Cordell is just another writer from New York out to catch the L.A sunshine.  But after moving into his new place, he can’t tell what is his shadow and what’s his new roommate.

Doug Cordell is an Emmy-nominated writer and performer in the Bay Area. He continues to write and is currently working on a novel.

Producers: Mark Ristich and Jamie DeWolf

When Gina Gold got pregnant she wanted it all-natural.  She was going to eat bonbons and work on her screenplays and glow with pregnant bliss.  But pretty soon she realized that being pregnant wasn’t going to be quite what she expected...

Find out more about the world of Gina Gold right here.

Producer: Julia DeWitt

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