The Moth

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 act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.

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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 act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-19 22:53
last episode published
2019-11-19 21:00
publication frequency
6.21 days
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Number of Episodes
223
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Episodes

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19.11.2019

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

In this hour, 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 participant on his father's hunting trip...
The Moth author
12.11.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Around The World

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 hour is hosted by The Moth's Arti...
The Moth author
8.11.2019

Veterans Day 2019: Rick Carrier

This week, we're honoring all of our veterans with a story from renaissance man, Rick Carrier, who tells us what it was like to be in the Army in the first wave of D-Day. The Moth would like to thank all of veterans for their service and sacrifice. H...
The Moth author
5.11.2019

Live from NYC: Adoption, a Plane Crash and a Busload of Lutherans

A special live edition of The Moth recorded at The Players Club in New York City. A professional who works with adoption services details the personal reason she was drawn to her work, a son desperately seeks a connection with his father after a near d...
The Moth author
1.11.2019

All Hallows' Eve: Nelson Lugo & Phil Plait

This week, we're celebrating the many faces and names of the spookiest time of the year with stories that make us question our world view. Dame Wilburn hosts to tell us abut her community of witches and what this holiday means to them. Happy Birthday, ...
The Moth author
22.10.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: The Call

In this hour, stories of ringtones, rekindled connections, and revolution. Revealing phone calls, missed messages, and finding one's calling. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by...
The Moth author
18.10.2019

In Over My Head: Diana Thompson & Karen Crowley

This week, the tide is high, but we’re holding on! Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Diana Thompson, Karen Crowley
The Moth author
15.10.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: A Divorcee, A Freedom Rider & A New Mother

A woman revisits her divorce; a Freedom Rider shares details of a night in jail; and an unexpected second pregnancy puts pressure on an already difficult marriage. This hour is hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness. The *Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Mo...
The Moth author
8.10.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: DNA Doesn't Lie

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 - closing geographical and temporal distance between past and present. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior...
The Moth author
4.10.2019

Making Waves: Matty Struski & Javier Morillo

This week, we have two stories about the times when small actions make big waves. It’s not too late to register to vote! For more information, head to themoth.org. Hosted by: Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Matty Struski, Javier Morillo
The Moth author
1.10.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Pregnancy, Cigarettes and Desert Islands

This week, Two women meet by chance on a dark street and share secrets, a father admits he was not quite ready for a second child, and a live calf shows up for Thanksgiving dinner. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. T...
The Moth author
24.09.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Confrontations

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, and a child fights to survive The K...
The Moth author
20.09.2019

You Win Some, You Lose Some: Meena Ziabari & Dina Adler

This week, the title says it all: we have two stories about the mixed bag that is life. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Meena Ziabari, Dina Adler
The Moth author
17.09.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: The Moth at the World Science Festival

A special live edition of The Moth Radio Hour from the 2014 World Science Festival in New York City. A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own father’s memory loss, a boy attempts to take control of his life by planning the perfect Bar Mit...
The Moth author
13.09.2019

Technology Fails: Jill Bergman & Aylie Baker

This week, two stories of when technology really isn’t the answer. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Jill Bergman, Aylie Baker
The Moth author
10.09.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Shipwrecks and Complicated Mothers

A young woman is told to keep her heritage a secret...by her mother; a reckless partier gets shipwrecked and has to sober up enough to save the day; and an author contends with her unsupportive mother on her deathbed. Hosted by The Moth’s Executive Pro...
The Moth author
3.09.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Identity

In this hour, discovering one's roots, struggles to be taken seriously, and an unconventional Batman. Stories of finding and being true to oneself. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by...
The Moth author
30.08.2019

City of Angels: Bryan Kett & Julieta Gilbert

This week, two stories from Los Angeles. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Bryan Kett, Julieta Gilbert
The Moth author
27.08.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Milton, Mary Kay, and Dognapping

An evangelist searches for souls and customers in the aisles of a Target store, an adolescent money-making scheme is hatched in 1970s Spanish Harlem, filmmaker Albert Maysles (Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens) pays tribute to his father, and Dan Kennedy has...
The Moth author
20.08.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Letting Go

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 and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public...
The Moth author
16.08.2019

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

This week, two stories about the music that shapes our lives. Hosted by: ‘Steely’ Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Ty Mahany, Ernesto Quinonez
The Moth author
13.08.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Boston

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 Public Media. Hosted by: Jay Allison S...
The Moth author
9.08.2019

Fowl Language: Drew Sieplinga

This week, one woman’s complicated love of language. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Drew Sieplinga
The Moth author
6.08.2019

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

In this hour, stories from author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an African-American home care attendant caring for a dying Klansman; and a miracle survivor of a gang initiation. The Mot...
The Moth author
30.07.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Food, Glorious Food

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 produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness Storytellers: ...
The Moth author
26.07.2019

Disaster and Misadventures: Nisse Greenberg & Anagha Mahajan

This week, two stories of summertime disasters and misadventures. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Nisse Greenberg, Anagha Mahajan
The Moth author
23.07.2019

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

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 disaster strikes. The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Meg Bowles Storytellers: Etgar...
The Moth author
16.07.2019

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

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 stationed in Iraq. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is pr...
The Moth author
12.07.2019

Assumptions: Adam Ross & Steven Anderson

This week, we have two stories about assumptions, and you know what they say about assuming… Hosted by: Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Adam Ross, Steven Anderson
The Moth author
2.07.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: A Brave Front

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 Producer, Jay Allison. The Moth R...
The Moth author
28.06.2019

Pride 2019: Celebrating Stonewall 50

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 episode, so we have two Moth stories from LGBTQ...
The Moth author
18.06.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Not For the Faint of Heart

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 Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by:...
The Moth author
14.06.2019

Like Father, Like Son: Majdy Fares & Adam Ellick

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 author
11.06.2019

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

Tales from The Moth StorySLAMS: Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom; “bible bucks” at Sunday school; a corporate speech writer; an alpha big brother; an imaginary last meal; the Bad News Bears of high school Basketball; and the need for romantic declut...
The Moth author
7.06.2019

Remembering Warren Miller

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 author
28.05.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: The Ties That Bind

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 Storytellers: Sharif El-Mekki, NeShaune Lasley,...
The Moth author
24.05.2019

School's Out!: Joanna Courteau & Gabe Mollica

This week, two stories from school days just in time for summer vacation. Hosted by: Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Joanna Courteau, Gabe Mollica
The Moth author
21.05.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Snakes, Electric Shock and Afghanistan

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 and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. ...
The Moth author
17.05.2019

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

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 Detroit. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy, Dame Wilbu...
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14.05.2019

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

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 gas, a young preacher in 1960s Texas ends up ...
The Moth author
7.05.2019

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

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: Sarah Austin Jenness Storytellers: Sandra ...
The Moth author
3.05.2019

Love, Mom: Ali Muldrow + Michelle Cloud

This week, we're celebrating Mother's Day with two stories from two moms doing what they do best: making it work. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Ali Muldrow, Michelle Cloud
The Moth author
30.04.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Korea, Colons, Pickups and Pranks

A life-changing email arrives from a near stranger; a single man ventures into a gay bar; an adoptee fears rejection by her birth family; and a newlywed’s stomach ache turns life threatening. The *Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Moth and Jay Alliso...
The Moth author
23.04.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: The Rest Is History

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 Moth Radio Hour is produced by The ...
The Moth author
16.04.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Immigration Nation

In this hour, stories of immigration. Cultural collisions, language barriers, sacrifice and reunions. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by:...
The Moth author
12.04.2019

Revisiting The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Anthony Griffith

This week, we're rediscovering one of the most memorable Moth stories ever told, “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times,” told by Anthony Griffith, in honor of his new book. We follow up with Anthony in a brand new interview about the day he told this ...
The Moth author
9.04.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Mother, Mommy, Mama, Mom

In this hour, Molly Ringwald finds herself in the principal’s office with her daughter, a young man navigates life with his single mom, a boy who loves Barbies is terrified at the thought of playing tackle football, and a daughter contemplates how to f...
The Moth author
2.04.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: Other People's Shoes

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. TheMoth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Pub...
The Moth author
29.03.2019

Tales from the Emerald Isle: Michael Devlin, Claire Nevin & Paul Doran

This month is Irish Heritage Month, and on this episode, we’re celebrating all things Irish, a culture in which storytelling is tradition and a people who are working to keep it alive today. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Michael Devlin, Claire...
The Moth author
26.03.2019

The Moth Radio Hour: A Wrestler, an Exoneree, and a Nurse

A little boy and his grandma attend a pro-wrestling match in 1955; a prisoner is contacted by a girl who says she’s his daughter; a high school principal goes above and beyond with a needy student; a teenager has a life changing experience during an in...
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