The Moth

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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire… read more

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The Moth Radio Hour: Letting Go

August 20th, 2019


In this hour, stories of shedding the past and looking towards the future; from fashion faux-pas to exoneration. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by …

Rock 'n' Roll High School: Ty Mahany & Ernesto Quinonez

August 16th, 2019


This week, two stories about the music that shapes our lives.

Hosted by: ‘Steely’ Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Ty Mahany, Ernesto Quinonez

The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Boston

August 13th, 2019


A boy confronts his stepfather; a telecommunications executive descends into deceit; and a young stroke victim attempts a hospital escape. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic …

Fowl Language: Drew Sieplinga

August 9th, 2019


This week, one woman’s complicated love of language.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Drew Sieplinga

The Moth Radio Hour: Gang Initiations, My Way and the KKK

August 6th, 2019


In this hour, stories from author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an …

The Moth Radio Hour: Food, Glorious Food

July 30th, 2019


In this hour, fasting, feasting, and traveling salmon; stories about foods that nourish the body as well as the soul. The Moth Radio Hour is …

Disaster and Misadventures: Nisse Greenberg & Anagha Mahajan

July 26th, 2019


This week, two stories of summertime disasters and misadventures.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Nisse Greenberg, Anagha Mahajan

The Moth Radio Hour: Family, Friendship, and Mother Nature

July 23rd, 2019


This week, grief, family and disaster. A bad soldier learns to write from personal loss, and a man is working at a nuclear power plant when …

The Moth Radio Hour: All The World's A Stage

July 16th, 2019


In this hour, true stories of taking center stage from a magician, a musician, a member of the underground resistance in Chile and a soldier …

Assumptions: Adam Ross & Steven Anderson

July 12th, 2019


This week, we have two stories about assumptions, and you know what they say about assuming…

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from the World Science Festival

July 9th, 2019


In this hour, an astronaut gets his swimming legs; a scientist becomes a human-guinea pig; and a marine biologist shatters a glass ceiling. …

The Moth Radio Hour: A Brave Front

July 2nd, 2019


In this hour, stories of finding inner strength in the face of unimaginable odds. The courage to make life or death choices, stick to one's guns, and not only survive, but thrive. This hour is hosted by Moth …

Pride 2019: Celebrating Stonewall 50

June 28th, 2019


This week, we have a special edition of The Moth Podcast, celebrating Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. We wanted to include a broad range of voices and perspectives for this …

The Moth Radio Hour: Ghosts, Angels, and Motorcycle Rides

June 25th, 2019


This week, a ghost, an angel and a motorcycle ride. The top editor of French Vogue rents a spooky flat in Paris; a man takes his ailing wife on a motorcycle ride; rapper Darryl “DMC” McDaniels confesses his …

The Moth Radio Hour: Not For the Faint of Heart

June 18th, 2019


In this hour, stories of fear. From daily anxieties to earth-shattering moments of life-or-death terror. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay …

Like Father, Like Son: Majdy Fares & Adam Ellick

June 14th, 2019


This week, we're celebrating Father's Day with two stories from two sons, all about Dad.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Majdy Fares, Adam Ellick

The Moth Radio Hour: Bible Bucks, Meatballs and Big Brothers

June 11th, 2019


Tales from The Moth StorySLAMS: Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom; “bible bucks” at Sunday school; a corporate speech writer; an alpha big …

Remembering Warren Miller

June 7th, 2019


This week, we’re celebrating the legacy of legendary filmmaker, Warren Miller, and host Dan Kennedy shares his personal connection to Warren.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Warren Miller

The Moth Radio Hour: Mets, McDonalds, and a White House Secret

June 4th, 2019


An author writes a spoof “kids” book about going to sleep, a family’s obsessive love of a baseball team, a teenage girl discovers her crush is in a gang, and a presidential speech writer has a secret. The Moth …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Ties That Bind

May 28th, 2019


In this hour, stories of the struggles, support, and safety the bonds of family provide. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

School's Out!: Joanna Courteau & Gabe Mollica

May 24th, 2019


This week, two stories from school days just in time for summer vacation.

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Joanna Courteau, Gabe …

The Moth Radio Hour: Snakes, Electric Shock and Afghanistan

May 21st, 2019


In this hour, a writer is sent on an assignment to locate poisonous snakes; two child refugees arrive in America; and a hippie kid seeks the approval of his father. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth …

The Motor City That Never Sleeps: Isabelle Raphael & Michelle Robertson

May 17th, 2019


This week, Dan introduces a new host to the Moth Podcast, long-time Moth family member Dame Wilburn. The two discuss hosting shows for the Moth and present stories from their respective homes of New York and …

The Moth Radio Hour: A Flight Attendant, A Refugee, and A Preacher

May 14th, 2019


In this hour, a flight attendant describes how she adjusts her attitude while up in the air; a Vietnamese family is forced to flee from their home to take refuge in an unknown land; and after running out of …

The Moth Radio Hour: Brains, Beauty, and Brawn: Stories of Girlhood

May 7th, 2019


In this hour, moxie, grit, and growing up. Stories of the strength, both physical and mental, of young women. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: …

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