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On Tuesday's and Friday’s The Moth’s podcast feed presents episodes of the Peabody-Award Winning Moth Radio Hour and original episodes of The Moth Podcast. Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide… read more

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Farewell

February 22nd, 2024

0:39

An important message from RadioPublic

The Moth Podcast: Melbourne and Cal Wilson

March 1st, 2024

21:02

On this episode, two stories from Melbourne, and we’ll reflect on the legacy of comedian and SLAM host Cal Wilson.

Host: Chloe Salmon

Storytellers:

The Moth Radio Hour: Stuck!

February 27th, 2024

53:22

In this hour, stories of being stuck. Stranded in Las Vegas, a desperate search for a pet sitter, a wreck on the Colorado River, and stage fright on …

The Moth Radio Hour: Best Laid Plans

February 20th, 2024

53:30

To err is human—and in this hour, we explore humanity in all its imperfections. Lost baggage, Kool Aid mishaps, and not eating enough fruit. This …

The Moth Podcast: Hair Ties

February 16th, 2024

18:50

On this episode, we share two stories all about how hair can connect us. As a note, Imogen Wall’s story talks about someone experiencing the suicide …

The Moth Radio Hour: Reconciling the Past

February 13th, 2024

53:33

In this hour, stories of looking backward to forge ahead. Seeking justice for heinous crimes decades old, memories flooding back during a chance …

The Moth Radio Hour: Hidden Beauty

February 6th, 2024

53:28

In this hour, stories of beauty—internal, skin-deep, and previously undiscovered. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic …

The Big Easy: Emilie Bahr and Emily Richmond

February 2nd, 2024

14:54

On this episode, we share two stories from one of the best places to hear a live story, New Orleans.

Host: Sarah Austin Jenness

Storytellers:

Emilie Bahr deals with some pants issues, with the help of her father.

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Dayton

January 30th, 2024

53:29

A special live edition of The Moth, brought to you from the Victoria Theater in Dayton, Ohio. Conscious uncoupling, a livestock auction, new perspectives, and Darth Vader. This hour is hosted by Dame Wilburn with …

The Moth Radio Hour: Unexpected Community

January 23rd, 2024

53:29

In this hour, stories of finding your people—on the basketball court, behind the bar, or on the street. This episode is hosted by Moth Director Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison …

Slamming into the New Year: Liza Cooper and Jim Winship

January 19th, 2024

19:12

On this episode, we share two stories, one meta, and one about a mountain music festival.

Host: Gabriel Szajnert

Storytellers:

Liza Cooper tells a story… about telling a moth story.

Jim Winship finds healing at a …

The Moth Radio Hour: Out of Step, Out of Place

January 16th, 2024

53:30

In this episode, stories of outsiders, being at odds, and discomfort. A man feels more at home with machines than people, a young girl encounters a teacher who doesn't understand her, and a man becomes an unwilling …

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from London

January 9th, 2024

53:31

This week, a special episode of The Moth, live from the Union Chapel in London. Stories of holding on and letting go. Adventures in low-stakes crime, …

Moth Mainstage Tour Announcement!

January 6th, 2024

3:54

If you enjoy the stories you hear on The Moth Podcast then come experience the magic of true stories told live in-person at a Moth Mainstage show …

Black Medicine: Ray Christian

January 5th, 2024

34:54

On this episode, we’re turning the episode over to Ray Christian, a storyteller, historian, and valued member of the Moth family. We’re playing one of our favorite episodes from his podcast, “What’s Ray Saying,” and we …

The Moth Radio Hour: Around the World

January 2nd, 2024

53:24

In this hour, stories from across the globe. From a secret in Kampala to ire in the air over Beijing, and the fear and hope both inherent in immigration, stories that span six continents and the spaces in between. This …

The Moth Radio Hour: One In a Million

December 26th, 2023

53:29

In this hour, stories of people who made an impact—through a single phone call, a helping hand, or human touch. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and …

The Moth Radio Hour: Over the River and Through the Woods

December 19th, 2023

53:26

This week, a special holiday episode from The Moth. Unlikely Christmas wishes, letters from The Grinch, and a husband by Chanukah. This episode is …

Secret Santa: Jeannie Colon and James Gordon

December 15th, 2023

21:08

On this episode, we’re sharing stories about Santa. Normally, we don’t air stories that reveal that Santa isn’t real, however, we decided to break that tradition for a special episode. So, if any kids might listen, be …

The Moth Radio Hour: Parental Guidance

December 12th, 2023

53:28

In this hour, stories of learning from one's parents. Difficult life lessons, words of wisdom (not always heeded), and being lead by example. Listen …

The Moth Radio Hour: Creatures Great & Small

December 5th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, stories of encounters with the animal kingdom. Songbirds, rogue rams, carnivorous threats—and friends. This episode is hosted by Moth storyteller and host Ray Christian. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by …

Growing Up with Siblings: Saad Najam and Meredith Morrison

December 1st, 2023

34:03

In this episode, we’ll be playing an episode all about siblings from the Moth’s very first spinoff podcast, Grown, which has just launched it’s second season!

Subscribe to Grown wherever you get your podcasts, or check …

The Moth Radio Hour: Forever and Ever

November 28th, 2023

53:25

In this hour, stories of things past shaping the here and now; the smell and taste of home, whirlwind romance, and finding comfort and kinship in the most dire of circumstances. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior …

Pigging Out on Thanksgiving: Adam Linn

November 24th, 2023

17:55

On this episode of The Moth podcast, we’re reairing a treasured episode from our archives. We thought it would be especially fun for the day after …

The Moth Radio Hour: What's Up, Doc?

November 21st, 2023

53:26

Stories are medicine for the soul, but in this hour, stories of real medicine. Hospital residencies, doctor visits, and difficult diagnoses. This …

Lessons from Dad: Masooma Ranalvi

November 17th, 2023

15:38

On this episode, we explore what we can learn from our fathers. Hosted by Emily Couch, Producer of Special Projects and Radio at the Moth.

Storyteller:

Masooma Ranalvi learns some important lessons about justice and …

The Moth Radio Hour: Hope and Glory

November 14th, 2023

53:24

In this hour, four stories of determination, hope and battling for both survival and respect. From bootcamp in Fort Bragg to base camp in Kirkuk, Iraq; from the front lines to the home front. Hosted by The Moth's Senior …

On the Water: Linda Grosser and Jon Goode

November 10th, 2023

19:41

On this episode, stories about the power of water. Hosted by Kate Tellers, Senior Director at the Moth.

Storytellers:

Linda Grosser discovers more about herself on a sailboat.

Jon Goode learns that it’s all about …

The Moth Radio Hour: Confrontations

November 7th, 2023

53:28

In this hour, stories of war, face-offs, and confronting the demons within. A man must come to terms with his sexuality (as well as those who judge him), a woman learns that her ladylike upbringing has lasting marks, …

The Moth Radio Hour: Not as They Seem

October 31st, 2023

53:24

In this episode, stories of hidden truths, white lies, and defied expectations—on dates, at a wake, and on the dance floor. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by …

Giving Back: Jim Beebe-Woodard and Richard Cardillo

October 27th, 2023

23:24

CONTENT NOTE: This episode includes mention of suicide. If you or someone you know is dealing with this issue, there are resources available to you. In the U.S., you can call or text 988 to connect with the National …

The Moth Radio Hour: DNA Doesn’t Lie

October 24th, 2023

53:27

In this hour, stories of the digital space and its affect on the family connection IRL. From digital carts to hive minds and data collection - …

Halloween: Sofya Tamarkin and Tricia Ho

October 20th, 2023

19:19

Halloween can be a time when we both put on our masks and take them off. In this episode, two stories about two different Halloween nights. Hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness.

Storytellers:

Sofya Tamarkin - A child from …

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

October 17th, 2023

53:27

In this hour, moxie, grit, and growing up. Stories of the strength, both physical and mental, of young women. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and …

The Moth Radio Hour: Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stories about Letters

October 10th, 2023

53:27

Special delivery!—a Moth Radio Hour all about letters. At work, for romance, and to the Tooth Fairy. This episode is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth …

I’m Still Here: Albert Hepner

October 6th, 2023

27:08

On this episode, we share a story about resilience, survival, and one child’s experience in the holocaust. Stick around after the story for an …

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Santa Barbara

October 3rd, 2023

53:25

A special live edition of The Moth brought to you from the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, California. An encounter in the Alaskan wilderness, an intergenerational connection through music, and a rockstar who feels out …

Popping Up: Tonja Murphy

September 29th, 2023

15:03

On this episode, we take a look at one of the coolest projects the Moth has done - the traveling Pop Up Porch. And we hear a story that came out the …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Call

September 26th, 2023

53:25

In this hour, stories of ringtones, rekindled connections, and revolution. Revealing phone calls, missed messages, and finding one's calling. This …

Extra Apocalypses: Om Choudhary and Annabelle Gurwitch

September 22nd, 2023

23:46

On this episode of The Moth podcast, we’re reairing a treasured episode from our archives. It’s all about different types of apocalypses. And just a reminder -- if you'd like to listen to our 25 year library of Moth …

The Moth Radio Hour: After the Fall

September 19th, 2023

38:39

In this hour, stories of healing. Moving through loss, unexpected sources of comfort, and bonds forged in grief. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison, producer of this show.

Storytellers:

Betsy Lamberson's dream life …

It’s Magic: Micaela Blei and Anthony Griffith

September 15th, 2023

22:42

We experience magic in different forms. This episode is hosted by Moth director Jodi Powell.

Storytellers:

Micaela Blei becomes friends with a magician and wants something more.

Anthony Griffith navigates life with …

The Moth Radio Hour: Letting Go

September 12th, 2023

53:25

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 The Moth …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Hot Seat

September 5th, 2023

53:25

Aerial antics, magic tricks, and unwelcome rescue missions. In this hour, stories of momentous decisions, massive undertakings, and opportunities with no second chances. This episode is hosted by Catherine Burns. The …

Different Ways of Learning: Adrienne Lotson and Lopaka Kapanui

September 1st, 2023

24:22

Peabody-award winning journalist Chenjerai Kumanyika hosts an episode which explores all the learning that takes place outside the classroom.

The Moth Radio Hour: Food, Glorious Food

August 29th, 2023

53:20

In this hour, fasting, feasting, and traveling salmon; stories about foods that nourish the body as well as the soul. This episode is hosted by Sarah …

The Moth Radio Hour: Kids Leading

August 22nd, 2023

53:22

In this hour, we put the adage "older and wiser" to the test with stories of children providing new perspectives and taking charge. In school, in the …

Kid Stuff: Madden Mcdonagh and Nepurko Keiwua

August 18th, 2023

19:45

On this episode, we learn from children. This episode is hosted by Chloe Salmon.

Storytellers:

Madden Mcdonagh gets more than she expected at a …

The Moth Radio Hour: All the World's a Stage

August 15th, 2023

53:28

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 …

A Chat on the Stoop: Hasna Muhammad and In Deep Water

August 11th, 2023

43:47

In this special episode, we examine the relationship between Swimming and the Black community. And we hear from one of our favorite podcasts, The Stoop. If you’d like to listen to more great stories from The Stoop, …

The Moth Radio Hour: Occasional Magic

August 8th, 2023

53:25

In this hour, stories of moments of beauty, awe, and clarity uncovered amidst chaos and the quotidian. Hosted by the Moth's Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison …

The Moth Radio Hour: You Are Here

August 1st, 2023

53:27

In this hour, stories of journeys—from far-flung to just down the street. Rediscovered roots, recess field trips, and birthday outings. This episode is hosted by Moth Director and Producer, Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio …

The Family Car: Mary Ann Ludwig and Melanie Kostrzewa

July 28th, 2023

17:53

On this episode of the Moth podcast, we examine the relationship between cars and families. This episode is hosted by Kate Tellers.

Storytellers:

Mary Ann Ludwig’s teenagers decide to get up to some trouble with the …

The Moth Radio Hour: Not for the Faint of Heart

July 25th, 2023

53:23

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 Allison of …

Hellos and Goodbyes: Woniya Thibeault and Mike Birbiglia

July 21st, 2023

34:06

On this episode of the Moth Podcast, Catherine Burns, our former artistic director, shares the very first story she ever directed, and the last. This episode is hosted by Catherine Burns.

Storytellers:

Woniya …

The Moth Radio Hour: Other People's Shoes

July 18th, 2023

53:25

In this hour, ballet "late in life," an unusual pet, drag queens and divorce. Stories to show us a new perspective. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The …

The Moth Radio Hour: Speaking of Death

July 11th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, stories of the most inevitable part of life: death—with a positive twist. Opportunities for connection, moments of healing, and unique ways of moving through grief. This episode is hosted by Moth Executive …

In Search of Freedom: Juan Rodriguez

July 7th, 2023

18:09

We take a look at the meaning of Independence Day through story. This episode is hosted by Larry Rosen.

Storyteller:

Juan Rodriguez recounts his American journey.

The Moth Radio Hour: The Ties That Bind

July 4th, 2023

53:28

In this hour, stories of the struggles, support, and safety the bounds of family provide. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic …

The Moth Radio Hour: More Kindness of Strangers

June 27th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, kismet encounters, nosy-but-nice neighbors, and unexpectedly helpful contacts—at home and abroad. This episode is hosted by Moth …

Finding Pride: Tomas Davila and Ingrid Ebbesen

June 23rd, 2023

20:50

We find our pride through stories. This episode is hosted by Travis Coxson.

If you’d like to see a photo of Tomas Davila looking fabulous as he told …

The Moth Radio Hour: I Will Be Your Father Figure

June 20th, 2023

53:20

In this special episode of The Moth, we listen to five stories about fathers — from embarrassing jokes to tender moments shared on the road. The Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness, also interviews the …

The Moth Radio Hour: Live and Learn

June 13th, 2023

53:25

In this hour, stories of lessons for real life. Navigating young love, learning to live in the moment, and how to drive stick shift. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison, producer of The Moth Radio Hour.

Storytellers:

Shhhhhh, It’s A Secret: Tim Manley and Shania

June 9th, 2023

30:27

In this episode, we’ll be playing an episode all about secrets from the Moth’s very first spinoff podcast, Grown!

Subscribe to Grown wherever you get your podcasts, or check out its website for more information:

The Moth Radio Hour: A Brave Front

June 6th, 2023

52:53

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 Radio Hour …

The Moth Radio Hour: Hesitations

May 30th, 2023

53:26

Hold your horses! In this hour, stories of slowing down, holding off, or taking a pause. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer …

They Say It’s Your Birthday: Sheila Cavanaugh and Sandra Kwawu

May 26th, 2023

17:31

On this episode, stories all about birthdays - and the importance we place on them. This episode is hosted by Kate Tellers.

Storytellers:

Sheila Cavanaugh accidentally steals someone else’s birthday.

Sandra Kwawu …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Rest is History

May 23rd, 2023

53:22

In this hour, an ancient instrument, a life-changing disaster, and survival in the face of genocide. People who experienced history, and its artifacts, firsthand. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Meg Bowles. The …

The Moth Radio Hour: Mum's the Word

May 16th, 2023

53:25

Oh, mother! In this episode, stories celebrating birth givers, mother figures, and the many ways in which one can show up as a mom. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer and Director Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio Hour …

Risqué Business: Whitney Connolly and Caroline Woodward

May 12th, 2023

16:23

We’ve got two SLIGTHLY spicy stories. Don’t worry nothing untowards happens, but if you’re listening with kids, you might want to wait on this one. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.

Storytellers:

Whitney …

The Moth Radio Hour: In Famiglia

May 9th, 2023

53:27

In this hour, stories dealing with all things family: from sibling hi-jinx, to the difficulties of having children (and parents). Hosted by Moth …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Push and the Pull

May 2nd, 2023

53:27

In this hour, stories of strength of will, crystallizing under pressure, and the power of intentionally directed anger. This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced …

Pet Stars: Scott Sanders and Noriko Rosted

April 28th, 2023

23:27

In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Pet day on April 30th, we’re sharing two Moth stories all about the special role pets play in our lives. This …

The Moth Radio Hour: Bearing Witness

April 25th, 2023

53:28

In this hour, stories about seeing and witnessing. This episode is hosted by Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers:

Alice …

The Moth Radio Hour: Walking the Walk

April 18th, 2023

53:25

In this hour, stories of finding one's way—through heartbreak, adolescence, times of crisis, and public nudity. This episode is hosted by Moth …

Saying More with Less: Natalie Bell and Glenn North

April 14th, 2023

22:21

We hear stories about poetry and how it can bring people together. This episode is hosted by Keighly Baron.

Storytellers:

Natalie Bell - …

The Moth Radio Hour: Don't Stop the Music

April 11th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, Motown, hip hop, folk and pop. Stories of the indelible impact of music on both its creators and listeners. This hour is hosted by The …

The Moth Radio Hour: Matters of the Heart

April 4th, 2023

53:26

In this episode, stories about finding, keeping, and losing love. Hosted by Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers:

Kristy …

NYC Punks: Alistair Bane and Eddy Laughter

March 31st, 2023

28:57

In this episode, we’ll be playing an episode from the Moth’s very first spinoff podcast, Grown!

Subscribe to Grown wherever you get your podcasts, or check out its website for more information: www.grownpod.com

This …

The Moth Radio Hour: Hearing Voices

March 28th, 2023

53:29

In this hour: stories of the power of sound -- and the newness we find through listening, and trusting our ears. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth …

The Moth Radio Hour: Bold Moves

March 21st, 2023

53:27

In this episode, stories of stepping up, taking charge, and taking chances. Hosted by The Moth’s Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public …

On the Couch with a Good Book: Kashyap Raja and Errol McLendon

March 17th, 2023

15:41

We hear stories about how books and reading can foster connection. This episode is hosted by Emily Couch

Storytellers:

Kashyap Raja finds beauty in …

The Moth Radio Hour: Knowing When And How To Fight

March 14th, 2023

53:28

In this hour, five stories of picking our battles. The internal and external pressures that guide how we speak up, speak out, or stay silent. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour …

The Moth Radio Hour: Location, Location, Location

March 7th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, stories of the places that leave a lasting impression. A skating rink, a golf course, a restaurant, and a cemetery. This episode is …

Looking for Omelanka: Jean-Michele Gregory

March 3rd, 2023

18:58

We hear a story from someone searching for their family’s history. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.

If you’d like to see photos of Jean-Michele and her grandmother, go to themoth.org/extras

Storyteller: …

The Moth Radio Hour: Love, Serve, and Protect

February 28th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, stories of heroes, mentors, and our greatest supporters. A Coast Guard rescue swimmer considers his career, a lawyer learns the meaning of justice, and a songstress pens lyrics for her loved one. Hosted by …

The Moth Radio Hour: Navigating the Gray

February 21st, 2023

53:26

This week, stories all about the in-between. This episode is hosted by Aleeza Kazmi and Fonzo Lacayo, the hosts of the Moth’s new spinoff podcast, Grown! If you’re at all a fan of Moth storytelling, subscribe to Grown …

Getting Grown

February 17th, 2023

19:58

Here’s a taste of The Moth’s very first spinoff, Grown!

Subscribe to Grown wherever you get your podcasts, or check out its website for more information: www.grownpod.com

This episode is hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness.

The Moth Radio Hour: Can't Help Falling in Love

February 14th, 2023

53:27

In honor of Valentine's Day, let The Moth whisper sweet somethings in your ear(buds). Stories of falling in love, enduring devotion, and romance that blooms in the most unlikely places—or between the most unlikely …

Moth Mainstage Tour Announcement!

February 10th, 2023

3:36

If you love listening to Moth stories on our podcast and radio show, then come experience them live, in-person at our Mainstage events. In this super quick episode, host Sarah Austin Jenness brings you updates on our …

The Moth Radio Hour: 50 Shades of Black

February 7th, 2023

53:26

This week, a special episode in honor of Black History Month, with stories that celebrate the diversity of the Black experience. Dye jobs, dream …

An Education: Mariama Diallo and PT Smith

February 3rd, 2023

22:42

We hear two stories about growing up, as well as listen to a preview of The Moth’s spinoff podcast: Grown.

Subscribe to Grown wherever you get your podcasts, or check out its website for more information:

The Moth Radio Hour: Second Chances

January 31st, 2023

53:26

In this hour, we present four stories of getting another shot. Tales of tenacity, unexpected fortune, and redemption in moments both great and small. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The …

The Moth Radio Hour: Driven

January 24th, 2023

53:27

Start your engines! In this hour, stories of being driven -- bound, determined, or literally in the passenger seat of a car. This episode is hosted by Moth Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by …

Rooftops in Tehran: Mojdeh Rezaeipour

January 20th, 2023

26:13

On this episode, we talk to Mojdeh Rezaeipour about the situation in Iran, and hear a story from her. This episode is hosted by Jenifer Hixson.

If …

The Moth Radio Hour: Guts! Courage.

January 17th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, stories about guts and courage. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: …

The Moth Radio Hour: Taking Risks

January 10th, 2023

53:26

In this hour, stories of diving in head first and putting it all on the line. Unconventional gifts, apex predators, and stock car racing. This episode is hosted by Moth producer and director Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio …

New Beginnings: Dan Kennedy and Ophira Eisenberg

January 6th, 2023

21:43

On this episode, we hear two stories about new years and new beginnings. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.

Storytellers:

Dan Kennedy tries to make his new years’… explosive.

Ophira Eisenberg has a magical …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Moth's 20th Anniversary Special

January 3rd, 2023

53:34

This episode, we revisit our 20th anniversary special, playing some of our favorite stories from The Moth’s history. This episode is hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay …

The Moth Radio Hour: Eyewitness

December 27th, 2022

53:27

This week, we bear witness. From a Soviet labor camp, to a school desegregation, to a fight over books. This episode is hosted by Meg Bowles. The …

The Moth Radio Hour: All Dressed Up

December 20th, 2022

53:29

Don your finest duds! This week, The Moth Radio Hour is all about clothes -- from DIY threads to silk blouses, from a prison visiting room to a runway in France. This episode is hosted by Moth producer and director …

25 Years of Stories: All The Way Back

December 16th, 2022

31:50

On this episode, we take a look back at the beginning of The Moth, and hear a story from our founder - George Dawes Green. This episode is hosted by Melvin Estrella and Pegi Vail.

Storyteller

George Dawes Green …

The Moth Radio Hour: Unexpected Gifts of December

December 13th, 2022

53:28

A special Holiday Hour from The Moth. The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a …

The Moth Radio Hour: Fabricated, Forged and Forgotten

December 6th, 2022

53:27

In this episode, stories of who we are and what we present to the world. White lies, falsified documents, playing dress up, and big transformations. This show is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, producer …

25 Years of Stories: Searching for Direction

December 2nd, 2022

28:45

On this episode, we get in the holiday spirit with a tale about a very special Xmas. Then, we discuss how directors can shape Moth stories. This …

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from the Cowboy Poetry Gathering

November 29th, 2022

53:28

In this hour, stories from the Elko Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Hosted by Dame Wilburn, with additional hosting from Jay Allison. A woman says goodbye to her childhood ranch; a young girl finally gets her wish to own a …

The Moth Radio Hour: You Can't Go Back

November 22nd, 2022

53:29

In this episode, bold attempts to revisit the past. A quarterback makes a trip back home, a wife attempts to understand her husband's past, a young …

25 Years of Stories: Finding Community

November 18th, 2022

28:17

On this week’s episode, we take a look back at 1999, to the origins of the Moth’s community program. We’ll have a story about The Mets, and one about life after prison. This episode is hosted by Larry Rosen.

The Moth Radio Hour: The Vietnam War

November 15th, 2022

53:29

In this special hour, three stories from the Vietnam War Era. A troop comes under attack deep in the Vietnamese jungle; a triage nurse does her best …

25 Years of Stories: One Plus One Plus One Plus…

November 11th, 2022

23:15

On this week’s episode, we take a look back at 2000, the origin of the Moth StorySLAMs. In lieu of bringing you to an actual show, we’ll be playing ten abbreviated versions of GrandSLAM-winning stories. This episode is …

The Moth Radio Hours: Thrill Seekers, Wanderlust, and an Italian Stallion

November 8th, 2022

53:30

This week, stories about adventures and thrills. Hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

Storytellers:

The Moth Radio Hour: Guiding Lights

November 1st, 2022

53:27

In this episode, stories of the voices that inspire us, comfort us, and help us navigate the world--sometimes in defiance of science or logic. This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth …

25 Years of Stories: A Look Back at 2001

October 28th, 2022

25:06

On this week’s episode, we take a look back at 2001. We’ll hear a story from a firefighter who worked on 9/11, and we’ll explore how stories helped people connect to each other in the weeks after the tragedy. This …

The Moth Radio Hour: Domestic Affairs

October 25th, 2022

53:31

This week, we take a look at how we make our families, from a foster family to finding a family in prison. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

The Moth Radio Hour: Girls!

October 18th, 2022

53:30

This week, an episode in honor of the International Day of the Girl Child, observed October 11. Stories from across continents and across generations -- about the challenges, the adventures, and the joys of girlhood. …

25 Years of Stories: The Moth... Works

October 14th, 2022

22:33

On this week’s episode, we hear a story from a Ukranian refugee. And we take a look at one of the coolest programs at The Moth... MothWorks. This …

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Jackson

October 11th, 2022

53:18

In this episode, we present four stories all about coming to the precipice of catastrophe. A vicious rumor shakes the foundations of family and home, a potential romance takes a dark turn, and a woman’s heritage dangles …

The Moth Radio Hour: Culture Clash

October 4th, 2022

53:32

In this hour, stories of exposure to unexpected worlds, new traditions, and traversing boundaries. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, producer of this show.

Hosted by: Jay Allison

Jason …

25 Years of Stories: Funny Ha Ha

September 30th, 2022

26:02

This week, we hear standup and a story from Meg Ferrill. Plus, we examine the links between comedy and storytelling. If you want to learn more about storytelling, pick up our book “How to Tell a Story: The Essential …

The Moth Radio Hour: Young Adults

September 27th, 2022

53:31

This week on The Moth Radio Hour, stories about being young. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

Storytellers:

The Moth Radio Hour: Like Cats and Dogs

September 20th, 2022

53:27

In this hour, stories about our fuzzy little friends. Hosted by Alastair Bane. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of …

25 Years of Stories: A Love Note to Salman Rushdie

September 16th, 2022

18:33

This week, we play a story from Salman Rushdie, a treasured member of The Moth family. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode.

Host: Jon Goode

Storyteller: Salman Rushdie

The Moth Radio Hour: You Say Goodbye

September 13th, 2022

53:29

In this hour, four stories on saying farewell to family, the past, or sometimes the very earth we stand on. Hosted by Meg Bowles, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison …

The Moth Radio Hour: P. Diddy, Traditional Tattoos, and Biking in Yemen

September 6th, 2022

53:29

In this hour, stories of curiosity and the unfamiliar: sharing food, the art of tattoo, rebellion on wheels, and Puff Daddy. This episode is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour …

25 Years of Stories: Love and Art

September 2nd, 2022

22:14

This week, we play a story about motherhood from Joyce Maynard. This episode is hosted by Jodi Powell.

Host: Jodi Powell

Storyteller: Joyce Maynard

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from New York City

August 30th, 2022

53:28

In this hour, we present audio from a great live show. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison, and the live event was hosted by CJ Hunt. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public …

The Moth Radio Hour: Facing Off and Facing Up

August 23rd, 2022

53:28

In this hour, stories about standing up for yourself. This episode is hosted by Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Jodi Powell

Storytellers:

25 Years of Stories: Seven Deadly Sins

August 19th, 2022

24:44

This week, we take a look back at a magical Moth live show. This episode is hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness.

Host: Sarah Austin Jenness

Live Host: Andy Borowitz

Storytellers:

Zeroboy explores gluttony in audio.

The Moth Radio Hour: Confidence - Too Much, Too Little?

August 16th, 2022

53:31

In this hour, stories about puffing yourself up. This episode is hosted by Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers:

The Moth Radio Hour: Facing the Music - Stories About Coming to Terms

August 9th, 2022

53:27

In this hour, storytellers have to face the music. This episode is hosted by Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Suzanne Rust

Storytellers:

25 Years of Stories: Detroit and Chicago

August 5th, 2022

16:52

This week, we take a look back at our Detroit and Chicago StorySLAMs, and play two of our favorite stories from those events. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn.

Host: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers:

Grace Topinka …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Kindness of Strangers

August 2nd, 2022

53:23

In this hour, six stories about finding kindness from an unexpected source. This episode is hosted by Moth’s Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic …

The Moth Radio Hour: In Control, Or Not

July 26th, 2022

53:27

In this hour, four storytellers attempt to control the outcome. (As the universe laughs!) This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer …

25 Years of Stories: When The Podcast Started

July 22nd, 2022

28:28

This week, we learn about how this podcast got started, and play one of our favorite stories from our early days. This episode is hosted by Dan Kennedy.

Host: Dan Kennedy.

Storytellers: Dan Kennedy.

The Moth Radio Hour: Surviving Being Human

July 19th, 2022

53:29

In this hour, we lean into the moments of rejection, failure, embarrassment, and other stories of the human soul. Hosted by The Moth’s Senior …

The Moth Radio Hour: Growing Pains

July 12th, 2022

53:30

In this episode, stories about the pains of growing up. Hosted by Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Chloe Salmon

Storytellers:

Jennifer …

25 Years of Stories: A Look Back At The Moth Radio Hour

July 8th, 2022

40:51

This week, we take a look at the origins of The Moth Radio Hour. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison and Viki Merrick.

Host: Jay Allison and Viki Merrick

Storytellers: Michaela Murphy and Buddy Vanderhoop

The Moth Radio Hour: Inner Compass

July 5th, 2022

53:26

In this episode, we have stories about people fighting for what they believe in, and finding their inner compass. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public …

Resilience in the Face of Adversity

July 1st, 2022

27:31

This week, we feature two stories about people finding power within themselves. This episode is hosted by Sarah Haberman.

Host: Sarah Haberman

Storytellers:

Sheila Calloway

Susanne Schmidt

The Moth Radio Hour: Punks, Blessings, Burlesque and Lotus Flowers

June 28th, 2022

53:29

In this episode, five strangers redefine themselves and family in the face of their past. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay …

25 Years of Stories: Pride

June 24th, 2022

22:55

This week, we celebrate Pride. This episode is hosted by Larry Rosen.

Host: Larry Rosen

Storytellers: Donald Harrison, Tara Clancy

The Moth Radio Hour - Fathers: Daddy, Dad, Paw-Paw, Pops

June 21st, 2022

53:29

In this special episode celebrating fathers, a man embraces his father's music; a new dad has a breakdown in the grocery store; a young father struggles with his emotions; a son flies to Ghana for his father's funeral, …

25 Years of Stories: Joy and Juneteenth

June 17th, 2022

18:22

This week, a special Juneteenth episode. This episode is hosted by Suzanne Rust.

Host: Suzanne Rust

Storyteller: Alvin Hall

The Moth Radio Hour: Something Borrowed, Something New

June 14th, 2022

53:02

In this hour, we focus on the uncommon denominators and wildly unexpected situations of life. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic …

25 Years of Stories: Truth

June 10th, 2022

31:02

This week, we hear a discussion about truth in storytelling. This episode is hosted by Kate Tellers.

Host: Kate Tellers

Storyteller: Dorothy Storck

Discussion: Kate Tellers, Sarah Austin Jenness, Jenifer Hixson

The Moth Radio Hour: Celebrating The Moth's 25th Anniversary

June 7th, 2022

53:28

A special episode in honor of The Moth's 25th Anniversary! Five stories spanning a quarter century, each focusing on landmark moments -- from Moth history to global events. This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic …

Bodily Autonomy

June 3rd, 2022

27:10

This week, we feature two stories about women forced to make tough choices about their health. This episode is hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness.

Host: …

The Moth Radio Hour: Squeaky Wheels

May 31st, 2022

53:29

In this episode, we take a look into the people and things that flash into our lives, and the indelible mark they leave behind. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by …

The Moth Radio Hour: When the World Shifts

May 24th, 2022

53:30

In this hour, stories of seismic changes and subtle shifts—and the aftershocks left in their path. New perspectives on faith, family, and one's self. This episode is hosted by Brandon Grant, Director of Marketing at The …

25 Years of Stories: Storytelling with Neil Gaiman

May 20th, 2022

23:32

This week, we learn about storytelling from Neil Gaiman. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.

Host: Michelle Jalowski

Storyteller: Neil Gaiman

Interviewer: Catherine Burns

The Moth Radio Hour: Sailing on an Alien Sea

May 17th, 2022

53:27

In this hour we explore stories relating to STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and MATH): we travel from the laboratories of the Antarctic to the …

The Moth Radio Hour: You Gone Learn

May 10th, 2022

53:29

In this hour, stories of education, illumination, or just being schooled. The lessons learned from communities new and old, on top of a glacier, and …

25 Years of Stories: The UK and Ireland

May 6th, 2022

20:13

This week, we celebrate The Moth’s launch in the UK and Ireland with stories about an eventful vacation in Greece and a positive pregnancy test. This …

The Moth Radio Hour: Camouflage - Stories of Hidden Selves

May 3rd, 2022

53:28

In this hour, four stories about secret identities and true selves. A secular man immerses himself in a Christian world; a young woman pledges …

The Moth Radio Hour: Remembering Our Loved Ones Through Story

April 26th, 2022

53:30

In this hour, the people we've loved and lost, their memories preserved in these stories. Mothers, partners, and the colorful residents of a nursing …

25 Years of Stories: Community

April 22nd, 2022

24:53

This week, we feature a story about an eventful party conference in Australia. Plus, we take a look at our new book: “How to Tell a Story: The …

The Moth Radio Hour: Under The Gun

April 19th, 2022

53:27

In this hour, three stories about times we come across guns in our lives. An aspiring writer tries to land a job with Hunter S. Thompson; a dental …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Wisdom of Elders

April 12th, 2022

53:30

In this hour, stories of learning from our elders. A mechanic, a teacher, a patriarchy-busting grandmother, and Star Wars in translation. This hour …

25 Years of Stories: Giving and Receiving Love

April 8th, 2022

19:13

This week, we feature two stories about love. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn.

Host: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Kimberly Gotches, Alex Campbell

The Moth Radio Hour: Shocks and Surprises

April 5th, 2022

53:30

In this hour, a woman gets a call in the middle of the night; a young boy discovers the truth about his idol; a girl does her best to prepare for a …

The Moth Radio Hour: Keep Calm and Carry On

March 29th, 2022

53:26

In this hour, challenges that reveal one's truest self. The insatiable needs of an electronic pet, being forced to face one's fears, and the dogged pursuit of one's dreams. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director …

25 Years of Stories: Finding Power

March 25th, 2022

22:57

This week, we feature two stories about power - who gets it, who wields it, and what it takes to find it. This episode is hosted by Jodi Powell.

Host: Jodi Powell

Storytellers: Lyralen Kaye, Phyllis Omido

To find out …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Places We Tell Our Stories

March 22nd, 2022

53:24

In this hour, stories of protections and curses, love and war, and straying from both convention and home. Hosted by George Dawes Green, founder of The Moth. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison …

The Moth Radio Hour: Attitude Adjustments

March 15th, 2022

53:26

In this hour, new purposes, shifting perspectives, and fresh takes. At work, at home, and on the streets of Harlem. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is …

25 Years of Stories: Critical Crash

March 11th, 2022

18:28

This week, remembering a very special storyteller. This episode is hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness.

Host: Sarah Austin Jenness

Storyteller: T. Dixon

The Moth Radio Hour: Global Stories of Women and Girls

March 8th, 2022

53:26

In this hour, Global Stories of Women and Girls -- hosted by Moth Storyteller, Fatou Wurie. A Kenyan student aspires to be beautiful while her mother …

The Moth Radio Hour: If the Shoe Fits

March 1st, 2022

53:28

In this hour devoted to stories about footwear, walk a mile in another person's shoes. Every journey begins with a single step, and hopefully, some …

25 Years of Stories: Lost in Their Eyes

February 25th, 2022

16:41

This week, discovering your inner beauty. Plus, a conversation with some very special guests This episode is hosted by Devan Sandiford.

Host: Devan Sandiford

Storyteller: Devan Sandiford

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Portsmouth

February 22nd, 2022

53:29

A special episode live from Portsmouth. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn, with additional hosting by Jay Allison, producer of The Moth Radio Hour.

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn and Jay Allison

Storytellers: Catherine …

25 Years of Stories: All About Perspective

February 18th, 2022

18:41

This week, we’re going to keep pretty quiet about the theme. This episode is hosted by Phyllis Bowdwin.

Host: Phyllis Bowdwin

Storytellers: Cathy Gasiorowicz, Janet Clarke:

The Moth Radio Hour: In The Name of Love

February 15th, 2022

53:31

In this hour, stories about everyone’s favorite subject - love. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Host: Meg Bowles

The Moth Radio Hour: Lost and Found

February 8th, 2022

53:27

In this hour, stories of disappearance and reappearance. Losing and finding home, family, and sacred objects -- or making space for something new. This episode is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. …

The Moth Radio Hour: A Place at the Family Table

February 1st, 2022

53:24

In this hour, finding one's place among family. Caregivers, care recipients, and stewards of cremains. This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and …

25 Years of Stories: A Family Legacy

January 28th, 2022

20:58

This week, connecting with your faith, and going to prom. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode.

Host: Jon Goode

Storytellers: Tia Valeria, Eddy Laughter

The Moth Radio Hour: The Universe of Impossible Things

January 25th, 2022

53:21

In this hour, stories of doing the seemingly impossible; taking a risk for a chance at love, trusting a gut instinct, believing in a message from beyond and shooting (literally) for the stars. Hosted by The Moth's …

The Moth Radio Hour: When Time Slows Down

January 18th, 2022

53:29

In this hour, stories about places frozen in time, memories preserved, and seemingly interminable moments. A small town, public transportation, an …

25 Years of Stories: New Year, New Goals

January 14th, 2022

12:35

This week, finding yourself in a CATastrophic situation. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Chloe Salmon.

Hosted by: Chloe Salmon

Storyteller: Sarah Bunger

The Moth Radio Hour: Where We Belong

January 11th, 2022

53:32

In this hour, stories about looking for home. A homeless child lives under a tree; a woman finds her birth mother; an activist fights against home foreclosures; a science project goes haywire; and finding peace at a …

The Moth Radio Hour: Underpinning

January 4th, 2022

53:31

In this hour, stories of tradition, codes, regulations — and breaking them wide open. A foul-mouthed boater, a long-forgotten toy car, and a foray to …

Some Kind of Wonderful: Jessica Ribera and Dean Rudoy

December 31st, 2021

17:04

This week, two stories about searching and finding. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Jodi Powell.

Hosted by: Jodi Powell

Storytellers: Jessica Ribera, Dean Rudoy

The Moth Radio Hour Holiday Special 2014: Monkeys, Megachurches, and First Elves

December 28th, 2021

53:46

A special holiday edition of The Moth Radio Hour: Simon Doonan encounters challenges when called on to decorate the White House for Christmas, a man …

The Moth Radio Hour: Mirror Mirror on the Wall

December 21st, 2021

53:30

In this hour, stories of reflection and recognition. The army, dance class, and family reunions. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison …

The Grinch Rides Again: Mary Gaitskill

December 17th, 2021

22:01

This week, a story for everyone who might feel just a little grinchy around the holidays. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Michelle Jalowski.

The Moth Radio Hour: The Moth StorySLAM

December 14th, 2021

53:02

In this hour we’ll travel around the country to hear stories from our live open mic StorySLAM events: Louisville, Kentucky; San Francisco; Burlington, Vermont; Portland, Oregon; as well as the birthplace of the Moth …

The Moth Radio Hour: Grit and Gumption

December 7th, 2021

53:27

In this hour, courage, tenacity, spunk! New opportunities, self-confidence, and parents going the extra mile (or rollercoaster) for their kids. This …

Walking Right Behind Them: Iman Ahmed & William Nour

December 3rd, 2021

22:55

This week, two stories about holding onto departed family members. This episode is hosted by Director of MothWorks Kate Tellers. To see the extras …

The Moth Radio Hour: Pole Vaulting, Comedy, and the Congo

November 30th, 2021

53:28

A mother struggles with her son's choice to have a religious wedding, a high schooler with a funny name becomes a pole vaulter, a social scientist …

The Moth Radio Hour: All the World’s a Stage

November 23rd, 2021

53:29

Ready the spotlight and raise the curtains! In this hour, performers, sour notes, tough critics, and a unique take on Mary Poppins. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is …

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from the United Palace

November 16th, 2021

53:29

A special episode live from the United Palace in Washington Heights, New York. Subway station romance, lost names, and buried truths. This episode is hosted by CJ Hunt, with additional hosting by Jay Allison, producer …

Veterans Day: Scott Young & Tom Sitter

November 11th, 2021

27:07

This week, two stories honoring Veterans, and a can’t-miss interview with 98-year-old WWII Vet Tom Sitter. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode. To …

The Moth Radio Hour: Veterans Day 2016: Iraq, Aircraft Carriers & Candy

November 9th, 2021

53:26

A special Veterans Day episode of The Moth. A soldier trains to land his plane on an aircraft carrier, a future marine rebels against her abusive …

Give Peace A Chance: Jan Stapleman & Frank Chalmers

November 5th, 2021

19:03

This week, two stories of standing up and being heard. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Chloe Salmon. To see the extras for this episode, head to our website: themoth.org/extras

Hosted by: Chloe Salmon

The Moth Radio Hour: Wedding Dress, Prison Choir, and Hot Dogs

November 2nd, 2021

53:25

A feminist searches for the perfect wedding dress, a playwright visits a prison in Malawi, a man spends a lifetime regretting a single moment, and a new mother struggles with her prosthetic arm. Hosted by The Moth's …

The Moth Radio Hour: Afraid to Look

October 26th, 2021

53:28

In this hour, stories of nerves, anxiety, fear! And the courage and support that allow us to overcome. A phone call, a taxi ride, and a stranger's generosity of spirit. This episode is hosted by The Moth's Artistic …

Halloween: Bruce McCulloch & Amir Baghdadchi

October 22nd, 2021

25:57

It’s our Halloween Episode! This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn. To see the extras for this episode, head to our website: themoth.org/extras

The Moth Radio Hour: Red Sox, Jerusalem, and Coming Home

October 19th, 2021

52:59

A father bonds with his son over baseball, a boy realizes that his single father is not a superhero, a worker gets a knife pulled on her at a …

The Moth Radio Hour: Relative Silence

October 12th, 2021

53:25

In this episode, the truths we keep from our family, and the lies we tell for them. Sibling mayhem, multigenerational secrets, and a surprise while …

Looking The Part: Jennifer Leahy & Sivan Schondorf

October 8th, 2021

17:43

This week, we have two stories about looking the part. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Michelle Jalowski. To see the extras for this episode, head to our website: themoth.org/extras

Hosted by: Michelle Jalowski

The Moth Radio Hour: Misfits, The MET, and a Nursing Home Switcheroo

October 5th, 2021

53:26

An hour devoted to misfits! An awkward teenager finds his place at a museum, a child is given a sense of structure and order in life, a woman worries she isn't "Korean enough," and a daughter does her best to soothe her …

The Moth Radio Hour: Oh, Brother

September 28th, 2021

53:27

In this hour, an ode to brothers. Family ties and secrets, fraternal bonds and sibling pranks. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson.

To see photos from this week’s episode, visit: TheMoth.org

Man's Best Friend: Linda Fontanilla & Beth Bradley

September 24th, 2021

20:05

This week, we have two stories about man’s best friend. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Director of Marketing, Brandon Grant. To see the extras for this episode, head to our website: themoth.org/extras

Hosted by: …

The Moth Radio Hour: Boyhood

September 21st, 2021

53:35

A writer makes his dad proud, a preacher’s kid takes money from his grandfather, a high schooler chases his dog out onto the Grand Concourse, and a …

The Moth Radio Hour: Life's a Mystery

September 14th, 2021

53:38

This episode of The Moth Radio Hour explores the many mysteries of life: A tree that bears a magical harvest, a hunt for apartment justice, a journalist undercover in North Korea, and more. This episode is hosted by …

20 Years Later: Nancy Mahl

September 10th, 2021

16:09

This week, we're observing the 20th anniversary of 9/11 with a touching story from our archive. Hear how our storyteller, Nancy Mahl, reflects on this story 20 years later. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Senior …

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Tarrytown

September 7th, 2021

53:27

A special live edition of The Moth from Tarrytown, New York. Hosted by Ophira Eisenberg, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A man faces his fear …

The Moth Radio Hour: Lemon Pepper Wings All Flats Wet

August 31st, 2021

53:28

Join our storytellers on this week's Moth Radio Hour as they experience the unexpected twists and turns of life. From a Russian bathhouse in New York City to a lonely road in West Virginia, these stories go places you …

Fashion Forward: Jonathan Mannheim & Evan Watts

August 27th, 2021

16:13

This week, two stories about style. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.

Storytellers: Jonathan Mannheim, Evan Watts

The Moth Radio Hour: Dog Mother, Tour Guide, and Milli Vanilli

August 24th, 2021

53:29

A woman becomes a stepmother to a dog, a tour guide in Toronto confronts racism, a mother learns the meaning of “Little pitchers have big ears”, and one half of the pop duo Milli Vanilli tells his side of the story. …

The Moth Radio Hour: Late Night

August 17th, 2021

53:27

Join The Moth Radio Hour for a night out -- with this week’s stories of late night adventures or, should we say, misadventures. This episode is …

The Date Jar: Alyssa Hursh

August 13th, 2021

16:37

In this episode, Alyssa Hursh tells us about her summer of dates. This episode is hosted by Jodi Powell.

Storyteller: Alyssa Hursh

The Moth Radio Hour: Doctors, Judgments, Dictators

August 10th, 2021

53:24

In this hour, Doctors, Judgements and Dictators! Stories of Patriot Games both on and off the field, huge decisions in the face of life and death; …

The Moth Radio Hour: Pleasantly Surprised

August 3rd, 2021

53:22

This week, The Moth Radio Hour is proud to present to you stories full of pleasant surprises. From unexpected friends, to the Civil Rights Movement, …

You've Got a Deal: Denise Bledsoe Slaughter & Bill Robinson

July 30th, 2021

17:09

This week, two stories all about striking a deal - or two. This episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Kate Tellers.

Storytellers: Denise Bledsoe Slaughter, Bill Robinson

The Moth Radio Hour: Gestures Great and Small

July 27th, 2021

53:25

A man serves up cocktails with extra flavor; a young ballerina fills a delicate role with force; food helps to bridge a cultural gap; a woman makes a …

The Moth Radio Hour: The Love Hurts SLAM

July 20th, 2021

53:26

A special Moth Radio Hour with stories originating from our annual "Love Hurts" StorySLAM. Love lost, love found, unwanted spotlights and the family we choose. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer …

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