Careful What You Wish For - Snap #219

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Chicken Run

 One day in the third grade  little Glynn got exactly what he wanted . . .


Miss Rhoda Fue

Matt came out as gay to his parents and moved to San Francisco.  But that was just precursor to his new life . . .

Producers: Rita Daniels and Glynn Washington

Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and the Long John Silver's Hold-Up

The Flaming Lips’ lead singer, Wayne Coyne, tells us a story about his 13 years of service at Long John Silver's--and how it wasn't nearly as bad as it seems.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

The Local Dive

A poetic Pat goes to a dive bar looking for love and ends up with the girl of his dreams...

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Doctor De-hex

Dr. Larry Dossey practiced medicine for over 20 years. He was chief of staff at a major Dallas hospital. But way back in the day, in his very first year as an MD, Dr. Dosey met a patient that would change his life and his medical career.

Producers: Anna Sussman and Renzo Gorrio

Big Happy Family

When she was a kid, Mel always wanted to have a big family with a lot of brothers and sisters. But when her wish comes true, she realizes that her dreams may have been misguided.

Producer: Stephanie Foo


A young aid worker goes to teach school in a Kenyan village, and finds the roles reversed when the students teach the most valuable lesson of all.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Nudists for Nader

Local politician DNA decides to join forces with the Green Party and pulls off the ultimate publicity stunt, “Nudists for Nader.”

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Producers: Mark Ristich and Pat Mesiti Miller