209 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 • 21.4K 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.

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    The Moth Radio Hour: Fathers

    The Moth Radio Hour: Fathers

    A special Father’s Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour: A man who faints at the sight of blood prepares to become a father, a Russian immigrant takes a trip home and tries to fulfill a promise to his mother, a child goes to great lengths to hide brussels sprouts from her stepfather, and a […]

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Hear Me Roar

    The Moth Radio Hour: Hear Me Roar

    In this hour, stories of female strength. Mothers you don't mess with and women, who stick to their guns (and goals). 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: Kathleen Turner, Cola Rum, Rhonda Williams, Rhonda Sternberg, Chantal Lyons, Amanda Gorman

    • 53 min
    Pride 2021 - I Want the World to Know: Sejal & Michael Buonocore

    Pride 2021 - I Want the World to Know: Sejal & Michael Buonocore

    In this special Pride episode, two not-so-simple stories of coming out. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn. To see the extras from this episode, head to our website, themoth.org/extras. You can check out Michael Buonocore’s brand new podcast, The First Michael, now - wherever you listen to podcasts.

    Storytellers: Sejal, Michael Buonocore

    • 22 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: GrandSLAMS Coast to Coast

    The Moth Radio Hour: GrandSLAMS Coast to Coast

    In this hour, Moth GrandSLAM stories from around the country. PTSD, a trans teen, college, eBay, prison, eye contact and the emergency room. Storytellers: Fred Johnson, Vivienne Andersen, Pam Burrell, Steve Zimmer, Tony Cyprien, Pam Colby, Bess Stillman.

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: To Thine Own Self Be True

    The Moth Radio Hour: To Thine Own Self Be True

    In this hour, stories about and by people who are unapologetically themselves. Knowing where you belong on the ballfield, writing as the ultimate means of self-expression, and the pub that serves as a home for a band of experimental musicians. This hour is hosted by Jay Allison, producer of this radio show.

    Storytellers: Eric Thomas, Renita Walls, Haley Dunning, Heidi stuber, Joe Jackson

    • 53 min
    Planting Roots: Andrew Mude

    Planting Roots: Andrew Mude

    This week, a story about losing and finding home with a story from The Moth's Global Program. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode. 

    Storyteller: Andrew Mude

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
21.4K Ratings

21.4K Ratings

Nick Penning ,

Breastfeeding

The man mocking his wife for breastfeeding never should have made it to the podcast. He’s wrong to attack her for doing something natural that she knows about much more than he.

PigMom456 ,

I am Drawn to these stories

I really enjoy listening to these wonderful stories, I just can’t stop and I am always amazed. It really shows the true character of a person that is right next to you and realize that they have a story to tell. Please continue you awesome program.

bjohns383 ,

Bad Radio for Bad People

If you like this, you need to take a long hard look in the mirror and think about making some serious changes in how you live your life.

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