215 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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    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 24K Ratings

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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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Moth Podcast: Summer Camp!

    The Moth Podcast: Summer Camp!

    On this episode, two stories all about summer camp.Host: Amanda GarciaStorytellers:Jean Spindler organizes some pranks at summer camp.Liz Kreppel has an unfortunate run-in with lice. 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: 871

    • 17 min
    Moth Uninterrupted: Green Bean Queen

    Moth Uninterrupted: Green Bean Queen

    Since you're a subscriber to The Moth Uninterrupted on Apple Podcasts, we'll be giving you exclusive bonus content every so often. Here's an older episode, straight from our archives, just for you all. Enjoy, and tell your friends to subscribe to The Moth Uninterrupted on Apple Podcasts.
    The storyteller in this episode was Faye Lane.

    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. Storytellers:Sarfraz Manzoor discovers life lessons in the lyrics of Bruce Springsteen.Oanh Ngo Usadi and her family arrive in Texas from Vietnam with high hopes and an American Dream.Max García Conover finds faith in an unexpected place.Podcast: 642

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: TLC - Tender Loving Care

    The Moth Radio Hour: TLC - Tender Loving Care

    In this hour, stories of being gentle and kind—to ourselves and to others. Health scares, sound baths, and friend dates. This episode is hosted by Moth Director Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers:Freida Vizel questions a big community tradition for the first time.Skeptical teen Leela Ting goes to to a sound bath.Young Marianna is her brother's secret weapon in a high stakes basketball game. James Petersen's daughter checks in on him weekly, via a dreaded phone call.When Alyssa Hursh and her boyfriend take some time apart, her friends step in to make her summer magical.Podcast: 870

    • 53 min
    The Moth Podcast: Leftovers

    The Moth Podcast: Leftovers

    On this episode, we share two stories about food and memory.Host: Kate TellersStorytellers:Terry Wolfisch Cole learns a lesson from her father.Michael Imber tries to become his grandmother’s “angel boy.”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: 869

    • 18 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Skin Tight Genes

    The Moth Radio Hour: Skin Tight Genes

    In this hour, stories from the double helix -- genetic makeup, inherited disease, and family secrets. It's all in the DNA. This hour is hosted by Moth Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers: Mike Birbiglia works to get healthy and mitigate his bad genes.Carmen Rita Wong uncovers the complicated layers of her family's past.Beth Bucher makes a hard decision to protect her health.When applying for a green card, Paul Nurse discovers a family secret.Podcast: 649

    • 53 min

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24K Ratings

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