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by edrflynn
May 03, 2013

Here's a story from my wife about her connection with her mother and the passion they shared about makeup.

I recorded a spoken word piece of it and posted it up on soundcloud.



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by tonylu
May 03, 2013

The Shadow

A man is tormented by a disembodied shadow.




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by kirbykastin
May 02, 2013

I have only dated one black man. It was while studying abroad in Mali and I was 21. Since the family structure is so tight and crucial to the individual’s economy, one lived at home until they were married and moved into their family's...


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by amandaeloesh
May 01, 2013


My first-hand peek into the Satanic New Year.

First I think it's important to tell you a little bit about me. I'm a fairly woo-woo sort of gal just recently transplanted from the homogenous Marin county to the grand...


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by leomoran
Apr 30, 2013

When I was 2 years old, the Cuban Revolution was in full swing. My dad was a lawyer. Defending Fidel Castro and his rebels in court, he  won a famous victory.


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by bblinley
Apr 30, 2013

We stared at the ultrasound screen. Please move, please, Oscar, move, I silently begged. The doctor looked at us, “I’m sorry.”  I threw up.  The following morning I gave birth to our son.  He was beautiful, he was...


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by aesnyder
Apr 27, 2013

A story about relocating and the loneliness that follows, the joy of dancing, and the importance of finding connection and community with others.

By Amanda E. Snyder



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by larnsturt
Apr 27, 2013



My roommate Cari and I live in Los Angeles, working in the art department on independent films. That usually means a no budget, fly by the seat of your pants, get it done however you can attitude.




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by cfry
Apr 25, 2013

This is a long story that I am going to greatly summarize. 

When my dad was a teen he was in a motorcycle accident and suffered brain damage. At first he was still pretty functional once he went through therapy, but was prone to...


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by debrat2184
Apr 23, 2013


My name is Debra Trevino, and I'm a Creative Executive for the film production company, Kopelson Entertainment. I heard your broadcast 4/21 entitled 'Heart Failure' about a woman researching the cure for her young...


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by Ritaamal
Mar 25, 2013

Filmed over two years, My Country, No More is a poetic feature documentary film that explores the dreams and nightmares of a Western North Dakota farming community struggling to maintain their way of life amidst the recent oil boom...


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by Brando
Mar 23, 2013

This isn't a story, but just a letter to you all at Snap Judgement. I just wanted to say screw-off! You made me cry twice today. Excellent work! 





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by jmasonb
Mar 21, 2013

Right after high school I joined the Marines and was swiftly whisked away to boot camp and combat training and all the other neccessary military training modules a naive, clueless 18 year old kid is required to endure. I joined prior to the...


I actually haven't gotten this story completely written yet, as it's been commissioned as a serial for our local weekly art/culture magazine, but I just heard your G.I. podcast, and thought that you might find this very different...


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by Sheri
Mar 19, 2013

My dad used to tell people we were soul mates—a weird thing for a dad to say about his daughter, but he’d explain we shared too many genes. It was like we were the same model, just different years. He understood me like no other, and...