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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. 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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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. 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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    Special Announcement: The Moth's Mainstage Tour Dates!

    Special Announcement: The Moth's Mainstage Tour Dates!

    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 near you! The Moth Mainstage features five storytellers and a notable host who all share true tales–centered on a common theme—live and without notes! Tickets are on sale now at themoth.org/mainstage Tour stops include Martha's Vineyard, New York City, Manhattan, Toronto, New Haven, London, Iowa City, Tampa, Boston, Honolulu, Fort Collins, Fargo, Princeton, Austin, Atlanta, Nairobi, Portland, and Chicago with first-time stops in East Hampton, New York and Bismarck, North Dakota! "When it comes to engaging and brilliant storytelling, The Moth never disappoints." — Forbes“[The stories] range from touching to just plain hilarious.” — GQ Australia

    • 4 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: All About Time

    The Moth Radio Hour: All About Time

    In this hour, stories of time—its possibilities and its limitations. A secret room, a final basketball game, and a countdown to marriage—with no suitor in sight. Hosted by Moth director Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers:Otis Gray tries to save his relationship via a grand romantic gesture. Reina Bolds is in denial about her sister, her partner in basketball, leaving for college.Anu Senan chronicles her family's many attempts at finding her a husband. Vivian Yoon feels invisible at home and in schoolPodcast: 892

    • 53 min
    The Moth Podcast: Ear Hustle

    The Moth Podcast: Ear Hustle

    In this episode, a special collaboration with our friends at Ear Hustle. We invite Ear Hustle's own Nigel Poor and Earlonne Woods to help host the show, play an excerpt of one of their episodes, and then share a Moth story about incarceration. Keep an eye out for the second part of our collaboration, that'll be released July 10th on the Ear Hustle feed.You can listen to Ear Hustle wherever you get your podcasts, or visit earhustlesq.com to learn more information.Hosts:Edgar Ruiz, Jr.Nigel Poor and Earlonne Woods from Ear HustleStorytellers:An excerpt of the Ear Hustle podcast episode, Taxx is Tripping.Derrick Hamilton learns a lesson about the ways people deal with incarceration.Podcast: 874

    • 35 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Hidden Treasure - Live from The Moth’s Education Showcase

    The Moth Radio Hour: Hidden Treasure - Live from The Moth’s Education Showcase

    A special live edition of The Moth -- with five stories from a night showcasing the graduates of Moth High School storytelling workshops. Join us to celebrate student stories of first kisses, culture shock, finding a niche, and baking apple cake. This hour is hosted by Moth Teaching Artist Julian Goldhagen, with additional hosting by Moth Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers:Isobel Connelly grows up feeling like the stupid girl.Saya Shamdasani feels caught between two cultures.David Lepelstat is nervous about his first kiss.Luna Azcurrain and her grandfather create a Thanksgiving tradition.Beth Gebresilasie tries to protect herself from her family's constant moving.Podcast: 651

    • 53 min
    The Moth Podcast: True Crimes Told Live

    The Moth Podcast: True Crimes Told Live

    In this episode, we’ve got two stories of tiny crimes. Nothing horrifying happens, nobody gets hurt… it’s all the rush and mischief of trying to get away with it, without any chance of me (or you!) losing sleep.Host: Chloe SalmonStorytellers:Adriana Eraso learns some lessons about crime and business.Emily Popper sneaks into Colonial Williamsburg.If you’d like to share your own story, or would just love to hear some incredible live storytelling, check out a Story Slam near you: https://themoth.org/eventsThe Moth would like to thank its listeners and supporters. Stories like these are made possible by community giving. If you’re not already a member, please consider becoming one or making a one-time donation today at themoth.org/givebackPodcast: 873

    • 16 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Play it Again, SLAM

    The Moth Radio Hour: Play it Again, SLAM

    In this hour, stories from The Moth's SLAM Showcase - a night of storytelling do-overs for tales from The Moth's archives that needed slight tweaks or a second chance. Standing out or fading away, chance encounters, and the importance of food. 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 Media.Storytellers:Gabby Shea wants to impress her boyfriend's family with her macaroni and cheese.Jon Novick reveals what his every day existence is like as a Little Person in New York City.Annie Tan has trouble connecting with her father across a language barrier and physical distance.Carl Banks draws upon his past to help a desperate young man on a bridge.Anoush Froundijian is cast in a bit part in the Armenian version of Beauty and the Beast.Wendy Paige encounters a racist classmate in her new school.Podcast: 662

    • 53 min

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