Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked
Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked
About 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.
Spooked drops…WEEKLY! We have held back the darkness long enough and at long last… Spooked is now available for free on ALL podcast platforms.
Episodes will drop every week on Friday! Featuring brand NEW stories -- along with episodes previously available only by subscription.
For Luminary subscribers, previously released episodes are still on Luminary.
When Elizabeth was 19, she got a job as an au pair for an 11-year-old girl named Amy. The girl and her parents lived on a horse farm in rural Georgia - it was remote and beautiful. But at night, when the house got dark and quiet, someone moved through the halls, waiting, and watching for Elizabeth. Thanks, Elizabeth, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Greta Weber, original score by Leon Morimoto, artwork by Teo Ducot
It’s the 1990s in Popoyán, Colombia. Twenty-year-old Humberto and his two best friends Jairo and Mauricio set off for an adventure in the woods. They think they’re invincible–but they’re no match for what they encounter. Thank you, thank you, Humberto for sharing your story with us! Produced by Zoë Ferrigno, original score by Lalin St. Juste, artwork by Teo Ducot
What happens when everyone in the family can see the same specter… but they don’t tell each other for years? This story contains explicit language - sensitive listeners please be advised. Thanks to Michelle, Sherri, and Ed for sharing your story with the Spooked. This story comes to us from the Stories with Sapphire podcast, listen & subscribe for some scary stuff! Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot
When Antonio and his sister Anita were growing up in Texas, their family didn’t have much money. That’s why they were so excited to move into their very own home, even if it was a little run-down. It turns out, the home already had an occupant. Thank you, Antonio and Anita, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot
When Ray was a kid, he took care of all the animals in his neighborhood… even after they were gone. Thanks, Ray, for sharing your story with us! Ray’s podcast, What’s Ray Saying, returns next week! Enter a world of Southern-baked personal narratives and Black American history. New episodes drop November 8, 2023. Original score by Lauryn Newson, produced by Chris Hambrick, artwork by Teo Ducot
Nate and Keith love to explore the forests in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, hunting for stones and crystals to add to their collection. But something out there is also on the hunt… for them. Thank you Nate for sharing your story with Spooked! Original score by Doug Stuart, produced by Erick Yáñez, artwork by Teo Ducot HAPPY HALLOWEEN SPOOKSTERS!!! We appreciate each and every one of you so so much. Cheers to you and yours this spooky season <3
When a creature shows itself, wonder fills you, terror compels you, but which will you follow? Two friends in the countryside, and two men at sea are put to the test by mysterious beings. STORIES Silver Man When Martin and Louise visit an abandoned house, something is waiting for them–but not on the grounds. Thanks, Martin, for sharing the mystery with us. Original score by Clay Xavier, produced by Anne Ford Somethin’ Fishy As a fisherman, Clyde spends most of his time on the water. He’s seen all kinds of creatures out there… whales, squid, sharks. But when it comes to the ocean, there’s always a bigger fish. Thank you, Clyde, for sharing your story with us. We hope you never see that thing again… But if you do, you know who to call. Original score by Seth Marceau, produced by Zoë Ferrigno Artwork by Teo Ducot
The Heceta Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast on the Oregon Coast used to be a lightkeeper’s home–and it has a reputation for being very haunted. So Spooked producer, Zoë Ferrigno, went to investigate. Original score by Doug Stuart, produced by Pam Porter’s Granddaughter, Zoë Ferrigno, artwork by Teo Ducot Happy Friday the 13th, Spooksters!!!
Sure, you’ve heard of a gnome, a troll, a sprite, an orc, a Babadook, a centaur, a tomten... but have you ever heard of a Domovoi? Thank you, Nikita, 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 Eliza Smith, original score by Leon Moriomoto, artwork by Teo Ducot
Sometimes the spirits we encounter are benevolent and kind — like guardian angels. And sometimes, they wait, and watch, and wish us ill. STORIES Eunice Tiffany’s keeps waking up in the middle of the night to the sound of someone walking around her room. Finally, one night, a woman materializes right in front of her, wearing the snazziest business casual attire she’s ever seen. But there’s one problem: this woman is a ghost. Thank you, Tiffany, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Anne Ford, original score by Daniel Riera Brick and Mortal Rhea is excited to visit her mom and dad, who have just bought a brand-new cabin in the woods. The house seems great, except Rhea keeps seeing a figure out of the corner of her eye: a woman, standing in the woods, staring at her. Thanks, Rhea, for sharing your story with us! Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Clay Xavier
Traditional-Filipino-tattoo practitioner, Lane Wilcken, is never scared when ancestral spirits visit during tattoo sessions. He knows that those spirits, the ones that are just stopping by, aren’t the ones you have to worry about. Thank you, Lane Wilcken, for sharing your story with us! Lane wrote the book on traditional Filipino tattooing — Filipino Tattoos: Ancient to Modern. Today, Lane is one of only twenty people in the world who practice Filipino tattooing in its traditional form. Original score by Lauryn Newson, produced by Zoë Ferrigno, artwork by Teo Ducot
Things can seem to creep and lurk in the dark — especially when you’re on duty. STORIES Night Watch When Dave took on the graveyard shift at the station, he saw all kinds of stuff. But he never saw anything quite like this. Thank you, Dave, for sharing your story with the Spooked. Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Davey Kim Steakout Kevin joins the force and soon realizes that he can help everyone who crosses his path — whether they’re living or dead. In the interest of protecting his identity, we’re not using this storyteller's real name. Instead, we called him “Kevin.” Thank you, Kevin, for sharing your story with us! Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score by Leon Morimoto Artwork by Teo Ducot
On Kevin’s night shift at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, things get wet, wild, and very very weird. BIG thanks to Kevin Wright and the magical Monterey Bay Aquarium. Thanks also to KAZU Radio in Monterey, California for its assistance. Original score by Yari Bundy & Renzo Gorrio, produced by Anne Ford, artwork by Teo Ducot
Arin is living with his parents and siblings in Washington state when some of his long-forgotten childhood memories start coming back to him. BIG thanks to, Arin and Mallory, for sharing your story with us here at Spooked! Produced by Chris Hambrick, original score by Richard Haig, artwork by Teo Ducot
You’ve heard of “Sexual Healing” but have you heard of a sexual demon? This week on Spooked, we take you to the Hollywood Hills to meet a demonic seductress. Thank you so much, Colin, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Eliza Smith, original score by Doug Stewart, artwork by Teo Ducot
Francisco finds a doll in his pocket every single day. And every single day, he gets sicker and weaker. He needs to get rid of these dolls... before they get rid of him. Big thanks to Francisco Vazquez for sharing your story with the Spooked. Produced by Fernando Hernandez and Erick Yanez, original score by Renzo Gorrio, artwork by Teo Ducot
Diana knows that the little girl she keeps seeing in her house is a ghost. But what she doesn’t know is if this ghost means her family any harm. Thank you, Diana, for sharing your story with Spooked! Produced by Annie Nguyen, original score Leon Morimoto, artwork by Teo Ducot