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By Matt David Snyder
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Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 18- The Second Shabbaton

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Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 22- Conviction/Chrysalis Soul
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 22- Conviction By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 Chrysalis Soul By Tetiana Aleksina & Tony Single Copyright 2016, 2019 & 2022
19:15
June 25, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 21- The Kiss, or Hell is other people/THE SWAN SONG CYCLE
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 21- The Kiss, or Hell is other people By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 THE SWAN SONG CYCLE By Tetiana Aleksina & Tony Single Copyright 2014, 2016, 2018 & 2021
25:21
June 25, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 20- The Sacred & The Profane/Screw it, I'm eating tater tots #16
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 20- The Sacred & The Profane By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 Screw it, I'm eating tater tots #16 By Kari Wagner-Hobin Copyright 2020
25:36
June 25, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 19- Teachers/A Cat Named Meowlan
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 19- Teachers By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 A Cat Named Meowlan By Haoyan Do Copyright 2021
30:49
June 18, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 18- The Second Shabbaton
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 18- The Second Shabbaton by Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018
35:56
June 18, 2022
Vampires, The Witch & The Werewolf/When I was a Berenstain Bear (Special 75th Episode)
Vampires, The Witch & The Werewolf By Willow Willers Copyright 2020  An epic story of horror/fantasy/romance. It is a work in progress, but if you would like to read what is currently there in it's entirety go here. When I was a Berenstain Bear By Matt Snyder Copyright 2022 I reminisce about the Summer's of 1994 & 1995 when I performed at Dorney Park as a Berenstain Bear Costume Character.
01:26:16
June 18, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 17- The Rape of Dinah/All Risk & No Reward
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 17- The Rape of Dinah By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 All Risk & No Reward By Tetiana Aleksina & Tony Single Copyright 2016-2019
22:24
June 11, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 16- Aftermath/Celery Juice Tasting
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 16- Aftermath By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 Celery Juice Tasting By Geoff  Stamper Copyright 2021
19:15
June 11, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 15- How to be good/Ted & Trudy
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 15- How to be good. By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 Ted & Trudy By Chel Owens Copyright 2021
20:35
June 11, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 14- The Hearing/Night Life/What is happening to her ?
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 14- The Hearing Izzy's father's trial takes an unexpected turn as does her phone call with David. By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 Night Life A poetic glimpse into a fantastical evening By Jaya Avendel Copyright 2021 What is happening to her ? When spelling, truly matters. By Haoyan Do Copyright 2021
31:22
June 04, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel- Chapter 13: Winter Break
Yeshiva Girl, a novel- Chapter 13: Winter Break Izzy spends winter break with her Grandparents. By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018
39:48
June 04, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 12- The Runaway/The Perfect Haunting
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 12- The Runaway by Rachel Makowitz Copyright 2018  Life takes an ugly turn for Izzy. The Perfect Haunting by Prapti Gupta Copyright 2021 A woman gets an unexpected message from the beyond.
29:00
June 04, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel Chapter 11: Family Purity/This Just In
Yeshiva Girl: Chapter 11- Family Purity. Izzy gets a lesson in Orthodox sex and a surprise discovery in the home.  by Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018 This Just In by Tetiana Aleksina & Tony Single Copyright 2017-22 Multiple Vignettes of Weirdness.
30:54
May 28, 2022
They left me here, to die/Yeshiva Girl, a Novel Chapter 10- Dates
They left me here, to die A man contemplates revenge on those who "murdered him". Written by Terveen Gil Copyright 2021 Yeshiva Girl, a novel Chapter 10- Dates Izzy has an awkward dinner date with her father Written by Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018
22:09
May 28, 2022
The Mama/Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 9- Delilah
The Mama A semi-tragic tale about a mother cat and her kittens. By Alexis Ryder Copyright 2021 Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 9- Delilah Izzy goes on a "walking date" with David and her dog Delilah and then an actual date to the movies. By Rachel Mankowitz Copyright 2018
24:44
May 28, 2022
The Herbal Medicine/Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 8- The Next Step
The Herbal Medicine: A humorous look at revenge Written by Haoyan Do  Copyright 2021 Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 8- The Next Step: While Izzy yearns for Jake she finds herself being pushed towards David. Written by Rachel Mankowitz  Copyright 2018
19:01
May 21, 2022
Of a brother's keeper/How I got here
Of a brother's keeper: A wanna be junior gangsta protects his brother Written by Beaton Mabaso Copyright 2015 You can find the original story at Becoming the muse How I Got here: The inspirational life of "Wild Bill" Cody, and no I don't mean the cowboy. Written by "Wild Bill" Cody Copyright 2021 You can read the story at WildCodyLife
30:29
May 14, 2022
Bad Cops, Good Cop/A Conversation with Keith "The Midnight Express" Morton
Bad Cops, Good Cop: A Zimbabwean man is harassed and arrested during the Pandemic in March of 2021. Written by Beaton Mabaso Copyright 2021 A conversation with Keith "The Midnight Express" Morton I have an animated conversation with my neighbor and friend Keith, who lives up to the word enthusiast in regards to trains. Recorded on March 20th, 2022 *Note Keith mentioned something he shouldn't have which could get TrainWorld in trouble and I said no worries cos I didn't mention his last name, unfortunately he ended up saying it himself* You can find Keith's videos here
26:18
May 07, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel Chapter 7: The Shabbaton/Absurdis Extreme
Yeshiva Girl is about a Jewish teenager on Long Island, named Isabel. Izzy finds that religious people are much more complicated than she had expected. Some, like her father, may use religion as a place to hide, but others search for and find comfort, and community, and even enlightenment. The question is, what will Izzy find?   by Rachel Mankowitz copyright 2018.  ABSURDIS EXTREME Another humorous journey down multiple paths from the pen of the Russian/AustraliIan dynamic duo of Tetiana Alexsina & Tony Single Copyright 2021.
25:22
April 30, 2022
A Skittle Adventure #2/How To Get Yourself Off With a Phone App in Midlife
A grab bag of the poetry and short stories of Tetiana Aleksina & Tony Single from their amazingly creative blog https://unbolt.me/ Copyright 2014-2021 How To Get Yourself Off With a Phone App in Midlife: A 61 year old woman makes some astounding discoveries with a meditation app. By Natalie Wester Copyright 2021-22
31:23
April 23, 2022
Coram non judice/From the Pulpit of Pastor John/The pink eyed girl-The Night of Sin
Coram non judice: A man has a near death delusional experience after an accident.  By C.D. Anders Copyright 2021. The original story can be found here: https://cdandersblog.wordpress.com/2021/04/27/coram-non-judice-a-short-story From The Pulpit of Pastor John: Three lessons and a prayer as written by my Father-in-law, Retired Lutheran Pastor John Hazel. Copyright 2021. The pink eyed girl-The Night of Sin: an expose into the world of prostitution by Oishmortal Copyright 2021. The original written piece can be found here
34:05
April 16, 2022
The Movie/Ten Hours: Her Perspective
The Movie A story about a friendly outing between a girl & boy, but the boy wasn't thinking about friendship. By Alexis Ryder Copyright 2021. Ten Hours: Her Perspective An intimate conversation between podcaster Matt Snyder and his wife Jess about her take on their first date. Copyright 2022.
17:21
April 09, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 6- Thanksgiving
Episode analyticsYeshiva Girl is about a Jewish teenager on Long Island, named Isabel, though her father calls her Jezebel. Her father has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with one of his students, which he denies, but Izzy implicitly believes it’s true. As a result of his problems, her father sends her to a co-ed Orthodox yeshiva for tenth grade, out of the blue, and Izzy and her mother can’t figure out how to prevent it. At Yeshiva, though, Izzy finds that religious people are much more complicated than she had expected. Some, like her father, may use religion as a place to hide, but others search for and find comfort, and community, and even enlightenment. The question is, what will Izzy find? by Rachel Mankowitz copyright 2018. The print copy of this book is available at Amazon and other booksellers. You can read Rachel's Blog here.
26:37
April 02, 2022
Rain Showers
A young married couple moves into a backwoods fixer-upper from hell. By an author that prefers to go by the non de plume Dubbed Emotions. You can find her written work at https://dubbedemotions.wordpress.com/ Copyright 2021.
28:02
March 26, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a novel: Chapter 5- The Walk
Yeshiva Girl is about a Jewish teenager on Long Island, named Isabel, though her father calls her Jezebel. Her father has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with one of his students, which he denies, but Izzy implicitly believes it’s true. As a result of his problems, her father sends her to a co-ed Orthodox yeshiva for tenth grade, out of the blue, and Izzy and her mother can’t figure out how to prevent it. At Yeshiva, though, Izzy finds that religious people are much more complicated than she had expected. Some, like her father, may use religion as a place to hide, but others search for and find comfort, and community, and even enlightenment. The question is, what will Izzy find? by Rachel Mankowitz copyright 2018. The print copy of this book is available at Amazon and other booksellers. You can read Rachel's Blog here. Episode analytics
22:48
March 19, 2022
Love's Manifestation/What the fuck is this ?/10 Hours...
A humorous look at language and love from an Asian immigrant perspective. The print version can be found here Written by Haoyan Do Copyright 2021.  Followed by a study in a stalled relationship. Written by Summerhill Lane Copyright 2020. And concluding with a recounting of my ten-hour date with the woman who would become my wife. By Matt Snyder Copyright 2022.
25:16
March 12, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 4- David
Yeshiva Girl is about a Jewish teenager on Long Island, named Isabel, though her father calls her Jezebel. Her father has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with one of his students, which he denies, but Izzy implicitly believes it’s true. As a result of his problems, her father sends her to a co-ed Orthodox yeshiva for tenth grade, out of the blue, and Izzy and her mother can’t figure out how to prevent it. At Yeshiva, though, Izzy finds that religious people are much more complicated than she had expected. Some, like her father, may use religion as a place to hide, but others search for and find comfort, and community, and even enlightenment. The question is, what will Izzy find? by Rachel Mankowitz copyright 2018. The print copy of this book is available at Amazon and other booksellers. You can read Rachel's Blog here.
29:36
February 26, 2022
50th Episode Extravaganza
This episode of Short Story Saturday features 5 different unique stories coming in at almost an hour.  Dave gets what he deserves (A tale of Revenge) by Herb Thiel Copyright 2020 EKTA Talk Show Episode #1  (A fictional yet based in truth talk show showcasing Arraigned versus Love marriage in India) by Sam Sahana Copyright 2021 Tater Tot Tales Episode #1 (A humorous glimpse into the mind of the author) by Kari Wagner Hobin Copyright 2019 Skittle Episode #1 by Tetiana Aleksina & Tony Single Copyright 2018, 2019 & 2021 (Three very odd but interesting tidbits of information.) Check out Tetiana & Tony at https://unbolt.me/ Tales from the Summer of 1988: Girls by Matt Snyder (A recollection of my romances in the Summer of 1988) Copyright 2021. 
50:01
February 19, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 3- Home
Yeshiva Girl is about a Jewish teenager on Long Island, named Isabel, though her father calls her Jezebel. Her father has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with one of his students, which he denies, but Izzy implicitly believes it’s true. As a result of his problems, her father sends her to a co-ed Orthodox yeshiva for tenth grade, out of the blue, and Izzy and her mother can’t figure out how to prevent it. At Yeshiva, though, Izzy finds that religious people are much more complicated than she had expected. Some, like her father, may use religion as a place to hide, but others search for and find comfort, and community, and even enlightenment. The question is, what will Izzy find? by Rachel Mankowitz copyright 2018. The print copy of this book is available at Amazon and other booksellers. You can read Rachel's Blog here.
13:23
January 29, 2022
Mortality Rates/PIGS...
Mortality Rates A man ponders mortality. Written by Geoff Stamper copyright 2021 Original print version can be found at Suicide Squeeze.  PIGS A  man  reminisces about his experiences with police, growing up in the city.  By  Matt Snyder copyright  2021
15:13
January 22, 2022
Thomasina Tull
A sad tale of childhood trauma and a potential outcome from relentless bullying.  Written by KT Workman copyright 2021.       The original print version can be found here  
22:22
January 15, 2022
Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 2- The Sandwich
Yeshiva Girl is about a Jewish teenager on Long Island, named Isabel, though her father calls her Jezebel. Her father has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with one of his students, which he denies, but Izzy implicitly believes it’s true. As a result of his problems, her father sends her to a co-ed Orthodox yeshiva for tenth grade, out of the blue, and Izzy and her mother can’t figure out how to prevent it. At Yeshiva, though, Izzy finds that religious people are much more complicated than she had expected. Some, like her father, may use religion as a place to hide, but others search for and find comfort, and community, and even enlightenment. The question is, what will Izzy find? by Rachel Mankowitz copyright 2018. The print copy of this book is available at Amazon and other booksellers. You can read Rachel's Blog here.
33:43
December 25, 2021
CIRCLE
Two men bear witness to a recurring eternal on a train station platform. A tale of existentialism written by Michael Murdoch copyright 2019. The original print version can be found at The Twisting Tail
15:23
December 18, 2021
Yeshiva Girl, a Novel: Chapter 1- The Arraignment
Yeshiva Girl is about a Jewish teenager on Long Island, named Isabel, though her father calls her Jezebel. Her father has been accused of inappropriate sexual behavior with one of his students, which he denies, but Izzy implicitly believes it’s true. As a result of his problems, her father sends her to a co-ed Orthodox yeshiva for tenth grade, out of the blue, and Izzy and her mother can’t figure out how to prevent it. At Yeshiva, though, Izzy finds that religious people are much more complicated than she had expected. Some, like her father, may use religion as a place to hide, but others search for and find comfort, and community, and even enlightenment. The question is, what will Izzy find? by Rachel Mankowitz copyright 2018. The print copy of this book is available at Amazon and other booksellers. You can read Rachel's Blog here.
12:24
November 27, 2021