139 episodes

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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    • Performing Arts
    • 4.7 • 18 Ratings

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.

    The Moth Radio Hour: Women in the World

    The Moth Radio Hour: Women in the World

    A special episode featuring stories from women around the world. Resilient children, computer crashes, swimming lessons, life after a house fire, standing up to bullies and accepting help from strangers. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Storytellers: Katie Smith, Catherine Palmer, Cal Wilson, Liz Allen, Kusum Thapa, and Beverley Engelman.

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: In Service Of

    The Moth Radio Hour: In Service Of

    In this hour, stories of giving and receiving. A volunteer, a would-be chef, a firefighter, a date in need of a liver, and a scientist who needs a helping hand before she can help anyone else. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Storytellers: Kayleigh Hudson, Stacey Curry, Sivad Johnson, Kristin Huang, Mary-Claire King

    • 53 min
    Love Hurts: Kemp Powers & Beth Bradley

    Love Hurts: Kemp Powers & Beth Bradley

    This week, two stories of love, losing it and finding it again when you least expect it. This episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Dame Wilburn.

    Storytellers: Kemp Powers, Beth Bradley

    • 19 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Chess, Romance and Kathmandu

    The Moth Radio Hour: Chess, Romance and Kathmandu

    The first African American Grand Master details his unorthodox education and the private chess match that defines him; a socialite trying to escape an unhappy marriage accidentally crashes the coronation of the king of Nepal; and an octogenarian makes an romantic connection with a man she worked with over a half a century before. This episode is hosted by Jenny Allen with Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Storytellers: Maurice Ashley, Bokara Legendre, Cynthia Riggs

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Turning the Page

    The Moth Radio Hour: Turning the Page

    In this hour, stories of acceptance, moving on, and letting go. Growing older and maybe wiser, and stepping boldly into the future. This hour is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, 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: Elizabeth Gray, Neema Avashia, Maxie Jones, Jennifer Birmingham, Susan Earley, Erik Heen

    • 53 min
    Right Here, Right Now: Julie Baker & Meg Lavery

    Right Here, Right Now: Julie Baker & Meg Lavery

    This week, two stories about moments of reckoning.


    This episode is hosted by Jon Goode. Recording support from Tiffany Goode.

    Storytellers: Julie Baker, Meg Lavery

    • 22 min

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18 Ratings

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Warm, funny, sad and/or surprising, and always well told. Every story touches me.

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