The Look Back 2018 Special - Snap #937

Coming to terms… with events that have happened, but that you don’t want to believe.


In 1979, a four-seater cessna carrying Norman Ollestad, his dad and his dad’s girlfriend violently crashed onto the top of an ~8,000-foot mountain. He was just 11 years old.


To learn more about Norman’s story, check out his book -- Crazy for the Storm. Be sure to also check out his latest thriller, French Girl With Mother.

Producer and Original Score: Davey Kim

Hasan Minhaj - The Blue Bicycle

Hasan is an 8 year old kid who just wants to pop a wheelie on a bad ass BMX bike.  Is that too much to ask?    

Hasan Minhaj is a correspondent on the "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," a comedian, actor, and writer in New York.  See him in his popular theatrical debut "Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King,"  a story of tradition, interracial love, bullying, and racism in the "New Brown America."

It runs from January 7th-30th at the Cherry Lane Theater in NYC. Get tickets now at

Producer: Lina Misitzis 

Sound Design: Leon Morimoto

Chin-Kyll and Bo-Ok: Across the DMZ

What happens when you are reunited with your North Korean sister for the first time in over five decades?

This story comes to Snap Judgment by way of Mary Kim.

Voice Actors: Yongnam and Mikyung Kim
Producer and Sound Design: Davey Kim