Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment Studios, in partnership with KQED & PRX. It is hosted by Glynn Washington. Episodes drop every week on Friday! Spooked is available for free on ALL podcast platforms. Featuring brand NEW stories -- along with episodes previously available only by subscription. For Luminary subscribers, previously released episodes are still on Luminary.

Episodes

July 19, 2024 29 mins

Just because you make friends with the ghost in your apartment building, doesn’t mean all your neighbors will follow suit. 

Thank you, April and Joan, for sharing your story with Spooked!

Produced by Greta Weber, original score by Richard Haig, artwork by Teo Ducot.

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In a boarding house in Chicago, a young girl puts her questions to the universe and the answers are returned in coded messages from the other side.

BIG thanks to Connie Shirakawa for sharing her story with us. Connie is a storyteller in Chicago. You can catch some of her performances on her website. https://www.connieshirakawa.com/

Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Doug Stuart, artwork by Teo Ducot 

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July 5, 2024 27 mins

We all know it’s good to be a little scared of your parents. But TK has a whole other list of reasons to be terrified of his mom.

Thank you kindly, TK, for sharing your story with us. We also want to thank Laura at the Paranormal Scholar for helping us find this amazing story.

Produced by Anne Ford and Eliza Smith. Original score by Richard Haig. Artwork by Teo Ducot.

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June 28, 2024 32 mins

Jack and his family move to an old farmhouse in the middle of the country, looking for a place to call their own. But they may not be the new owners after all. 

Thank you, Jack Irons, for sharing your story with Spooked! And thank you, Hady... for taking care of Jack. 

Produced by Erick Yañez, scouted by Elizabeth Pardue, original score by Nicholas Marks, artwork by Teo Ducot. 

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June 21, 2024 33 mins

Identical twin sisters Melissa and Michelle Macedo are inseparable. They’re each other’s “own little world.” But the new girl… wants to change all that.

Big thanks to Melissa and Michelle Macedo for sharing your story with the Spooked! Melissa and Michelle aren’t just Spooksters. They have their own band, called Macedo… check it out!! www.macedomusic.com

Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Leon Morimoto, artwork by T...

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June 14, 2024 32 mins

Jorge's grandfather was a wise, gifted man with the ability to see things others can only feel. When he passed away, he left Jorge with a legacy that he was not ready to handle.

Thank you, Jorge & Alejandra, for sharing your story with Spooked.

Produced by Chris Hambrick, original score by Yari Bundy, artwork by Teo Ducot 

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June 7, 2024 26 mins

Should you heed your dreams if they foretell danger? How can you tell the difference between dreams and what might become reality?

Denver Deja Vu

Jodi is about to discover that the man of her dreams is a walking, talking nightmare. 

Thank you, Jodi, for sharing your story with us. 

Produced by Chris Hambrick, original score by Lauryn Newson.

Lady and the Scamp

When someone in a hockey mask starts following Silvana in her dreams,...

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May 31, 2024 28 mins

Jennie and her family love their new house. If only the screaming would stop.

Thank you, Jennie + fam, for sharing your story with us!

Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Nichk Marks, artwork by Teo Ducot

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May 24, 2024 41 mins

Sometimes we don’t need to look under the bed, or inside of the closet. Sometimes, the monster isn’t hidden at all.

STORIES 

Come Play with Me

When Paulette’s daughter starts talking to an imaginary friend, she thinks it’s normal a childhood rite until the day she hears the friend talk back. 

Thank you, Paulette, for sharing your story with Spooked! 

Produced by Eliza Smith, original score by Leon Morimoto

The Hotel Beaumont

Dave...

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May 17, 2024 26 mins

Usually ghosts linger to deliver a message, to let us know what happened to them, why they need to stay behind. But what if the ghost stays behind to let us know something about ourselves? 

Thank you, Naynay, for sharing your story with the Spooked! If you know somebody who doesn’t feel like they fit in, maybe you feel that way yourself, be sure to check out the It Gets Better Project

Produced by Annie Nguyen, original sco...

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May 10, 2024 28 mins

Who says that a ghost can’t help you get from point A to point B?

STORIES 

Ghost Ride the Whip

Joey and his dad take a car ride that they will never, ever, ever forget.

Big love to Joey for sharing his story with the Spooked! If you want to hear more from Joey, check out his podcast, Trailer Trashing.

Produced by Alyia Yates, original score by Shane Bingham

Bike Angel

It’s the middle of the night in Ciudad Neza, Mexico. Nayma is ...

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May 3, 2024 39 mins

A picture is worth a thousand words. Unless it leaves you speechless. 

STORIES

Picture Perfect

When Susiy and her family visit a new town, they have no idea who they’ll be running into.

Suisy, thank you for sharing your story with us.

Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Lalin St. Juste

Screenshot Ghost 

Grise is working night shift in the nursing home. One night, something’s making mischief… and it’s not a patient.

Thanks, Gr...

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April 26, 2024 27 mins

Some houses possess a presence. Some houses make strange noises. Some houses… come with a man in a green suit.

Thanks to the Strohm family for sharing your story!

Produced by Chris Hambrick, original score by Doug Stuart

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April 19, 2024 35 mins

Ellie’s mom doesn’t believe her when she says the house is haunted. But when a shadow man appears in Ellie’s closet doorway one night, Ellie wonders: who can she turn to?

Thank you, Ellie, for sharing your story with us here at Spooked.

Produced by Greta Weber, original score by Richard Haig, artwork by Sanaa Khan

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April 12, 2024 31 mins

Just because it looks like you’re all alone… doesn’t mean you are. If someone in the darkness calls out to you, don’t answer them.

STORIES

Hellevator

Dan is a cop on the nightshift. When he’s asked to check something out at the deserted senior home, he discovers one resident never left. 

Thank you, Dan Cope, for sharing your story with us.

Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Richard Haig

Queen Mary

The Queen Mary is one of t...

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April 5, 2024 34 mins

Paola’s quinceañera will have sunflowers, dancing and a guest list that’s out of this world. 

Thank you, Paola González, for sharing your story with Spooked!

Produced by Erick Yañez, original score by Doug Stuart, translation by Lou Arruti, artwork by Teo Ducot.

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March 29, 2024 26 mins

In our last episode of Spooked we met Aimee, she can see and talk to ghosts. She even invites one to come home with her and be her best friend. If you haven’t heard the last episode -- you’re going to want to go back and listen to that one first. Part two of a two-part story.

Thank you, Aimee, for sharing your story with Spooked! Aimee makes awesome handmade paper items, check out her store.

Produced by Annie Nguyen, ori...

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March 22, 2024 26 mins

Aimee is different from her classmates: she can see and talk to ghosts. She even invites one to come home with her and be her best friend. Part one of a two-part story.

Thank you, Aimee, for sharing your story with Spooked! Aimee makes awesome handmade paper items, check out her store.

Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Jordain Wallace, artwork by Teo Ducot

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March 15, 2024 34 mins

Chantal’s dad insists the house is fine. Chantal’s mom says the place is haunted and gives her the creeps. Chantal doesn’t want to pick sides, but she knows her mom is onto something.

This episode contains mention of suicide and massacres, sensitive listeners please be advised.

Thank you, Chantal, for sharing your story with us!

Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Dakim, artwork by Teo Ducot

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March 8, 2024 29 mins

Octavia doesn’t let anyone near her dolls. Sure seems like the dolls want to get near to her, though.

Thanks, Octavia, for sharing your story with us here at Spooked! Octavia Sexton is an Appalachian storyteller and teaching artist in Kentucky. Learn more about Octavia at her website.

Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Doug Stuart, artwork by Teo Ducot

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