Yonis, vaginas, and sex were ALL forbidden language for Ashley and her conservative church-going Liberian mom. But when adult life got too big and too real those family secrets would be the one thing bringing them together.
This story uses strong language, discusses sex and genitalia, and briefly mentions molestation. Sensitive listeners, please be advised.
BIG thanks to Ashley Asatu and Janice Kennedy for sharing your story with us! Learn more about The Yoni Day Spa + check it out on Instagram.
Produced by Regina Bediako, original score by Sandra Lawson-Ndu, artwork by Teo Ducot
Season 13 - Episode 30
The Birth Dream - Snap Classic
Andy Marra is on a mission to Korea in search of the mother she never knew with a secret she absolutely has to tell.
Thank you, Andy, for sharing your story with Snap! Find out more about her advocacy work here.
Produced by Regina Bediako, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot
Snap Classic - Season 13 – Episode 29
Brian’s desperate for cash, until a random ghost writer answers his Craigslist ad for a roommate. Now, he's about to get more drama than he ever imagined.
BIG thanks to Brian Boucher for sharing his story with Snap!
Brian wrote about this experience in New York Magazine titled “My Roommate, The Diamond Thief.” Read more about it.
Produced by Bo Walsh, original score by Dirk Schwarzhoff, artwork by Teo Ducot
Season 13 - Episode 28
Greetings, Prophet! - Snap Classic
A mild-mannered theater professor attempts to stage a controversial play in a small East Texas town.
This episode discusses drug use, sex, homophobia, and contains explicit language. Sensitive listeners, please be advised.
Thank you to Joseph Magee, Justin Adams, Jennifer Ann Handy, and the rest of the cast and crew of Angels in America Kilgore College, 1999.
BIG love and thanks to Raymond Caldwell, who retired after 54 years of teaching theater.
This story was based on the Texas Monthly magazine article “When ‘Angels in America’ Came to East Texas” by Wes Ferguson.
Special thanks also to the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Matthew Simpson, Helena de Groot, Kyle Henry, Katie Song and Colin Hyer.
Produced by John Fecile, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot
Snap Classic - Season 13 - Episode 27
A man washes up on shore in Sitka, Alaska and finds himself in the middle of an underground boxing show. It’s a place where you might duke it out with the bartender, the locals, or your own troubled past.
This episode contains violence and strong language. Sensitive listeners, please be advised.
Thank you, Jaed “The Stone” Coffin, for sharing your story with us! For more about Jaed’s story, check out his memoir Roughhouse Friday.
Produced by Bo Walsh, original score by Doug Stuart, artwork by Teo Ducot
Season 13 - Episode 26