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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.

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    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 68 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: Mother's Day Special

    The Moth Radio Hour: Mother's Day Special

    A special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to Mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl gets angry at her mother and runs away from home, a son struggles at his mother's deathbed, and a man finds a mother's love in unconventional ways. Hosted by The Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison (with help from his mom). The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. 

    Hosted by: Jay Allison

    Storytellers: Ophira Eisenberg, Terry Wolfisch Cole, Andie Christy, Samuel Lewis Lee

    • 57 min
    Cruise Control: Oscar Saavedra & Nina Slowinski

    Cruise Control: Oscar Saavedra & Nina Slowinski

    This episode is all about cars - the places they take us and the memories we make along the way.

    Hosted by: Chloe Salmon

    Storytellers: Oscar Saavedra, Nina Slowinski

    The Moth Radio Hour: Snow White and the Screaming Meemies

    The Moth Radio Hour: Snow White and the Screaming Meemies

    A 5-year-old girl is caught stealing by her mother, a shy writer gives her first ever interview on national TV, a child gets caught in the shelter shuffle of the foster system, and a wilderness search and rescue teacher goes out on a ledge to help a young man. Storytellers: Alana Kinarsky, Maile Meloy, Samuel James, […]

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Saving Graces

    The Moth Radio Hour: Saving Graces

    In this hour, stories of support coming from surprising places -- and moments of seemingly divine intervention. Family ties, a raucous subway ride, and hidden treasure. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by Chloe Salmon

    Storytellers: Onnesha Roychoudhuri, Charlotte Cline, Paul Brady, Wang Ping, Hope Iyiewaure

    • 53 min
    Think Fast!: Michele Woods & Birungi Birungi

    Think Fast!: Michele Woods & Birungi Birungi

    This week, two stories about quick thinking in the face of adversity. 

    Hosted by Angelica Lindsey-Ali

    Storytellers: Michele Woods, Birungi Birungi

    • 17 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: PTSD, Lost Art and The Berlin Wall

    The Moth Radio Hour: PTSD, Lost Art and The Berlin Wall

    The victim of a random stabbing struggles to reestablish his life while suffering from post traumatic stress disorder; author Nathan Englander describes coming of age at 19 while traveling through Europe to witness the fall of The Berlin Wall; and an artist and documentary film maker loses three years of work in an instant and finds it hard to continue. This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Catherine Burns

    Storytellers: Ed Gavagan, Ellie Lee, Nathan Englander

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

tarsilakruse ,

Incredible stories

True incredible stories told as remembered by the tellers. Sometimes funny other times touching, always amazing.

Mother.Bird ,

Love. Love. Love it

One of my favourite podcasts. The stories never fail to make me laugh, or cry, or be amazed.

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Great

This is a great podcast! It’s so nice to listen to all kinds of stories told my all kinds of people.

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