25 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

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.

    Ride the Night: Carly Johnstone

    Ride the Night: Carly Johnstone

    On this week’s episode, Carly Johnstone tells us about searching for a taste of freedom at New Belgium Brewery’s Tour De Fat Tour.

    Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

    Story by Carly Johnstone

    • 12 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Hitchhiking, Mosh Pit, and Iggy Pop

    The Moth Radio Hour: Hitchhiking, Mosh Pit, and Iggy Pop

    In this hour, a daughter realizes how naïve she’s been when she learns the truth about her mother’s pregnancy; a successful businessman reveals his childhood dream; a hitchhiker is picked up by an infamous driver; an exchange student experiences Japanese mosh pit etiquette; a teenager does a newspaper review of an Iggy Pop album and […]

    • 53 min
    It Takes A Village: Maxie Jones & Bruce Feiler

    It Takes A Village: Maxie Jones & Bruce Feiler

    This week, we’re talking about the villages that raise us.

    Hosted by Dame Wilburn

    Storytellers: Maxie Jones, Bruce Feiler

    • 24 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Wigs, Wigouts, and Insurance

    The Moth Radio Hour: Wigs, Wigouts, and Insurance

    A woman decides whether she’s a wig person or a scarf person while undergoing chemotherapy, a magazine editor is confronted by rapper Foxy Brown, and a mother navigates the everyday after her son is gravely injured.

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: When We Were Young

    The Moth Radio Hour: When We Were Young

    In this hour, stories of childhood, growing up, and growing pains. From hearing your first Bruce Springsteen song, to experiencing a cultural divide to having your heart broken wide open. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Meg Bowles

    Alex Jones: Sarfraz Manzoor, Oanh Ngo Usadi, Max García Conover

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Truth and Power: Global Stories of Women

    The Moth Radio Hour: Truth and Power: Global Stories of Women

    In this hour, stories of female strength and empowerment. Independence at any age, refusing to participate in sexist societal conventions, and the complicated layers of motherhood. This hour is 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.

    Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

    Storytellers:  Betty Reid Soskin, Purity Kagwiria, Timothy Bell, Musih Tedji Xaviere, Nya Abernathy 

    • 53 min

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