85 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.

The Moth The Moth

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.6 • 20.2K 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: Pizza, Polar Bears, and Rock Stars

    The Moth Radio Hour: Pizza, Polar Bears, and Rock Stars

    A woman attempts to cross the Arctic solo with a dog team, an Orthodox Jewish boy tests God by eating pizza, a woman in her underwear sprints past a neighbor’s confused girlfriend, and Guns N’ Roses bass player Duff McKagan survives a health scare. Storytellers: Pam Flowers, Moshe Schulman, Jennifer Sodini, and Duff McKagan.

    • 52 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Dayton

    The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Dayton

    A special live edition of The Moth, brought to you from the Victoria Theater in Dayton, Ohio. Conscious uncoupling, a livestock auction, new perspectives, and Darth Vader. This hour is hosted by Dame Wilburn with additional hosting by Jay Allison, producer of The Moth Radio Hour.

    Hosted by: Dame Wilburn, Jay Allison

    Storytellers: Sarah Sweet Rabidoux-Kelsey, Jackie Andrews, Anthony Brinkley

    • 53 min
    Shells On a Beach: Katy Laurance

    Shells On a Beach: Katy Laurance

    This week, a story about closure and rebirth. This week’s episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Angelica Lindsey-Ali. To see photos of Katy and her family, head to our website, themoth.org/extras.

    Hosted by Angelica Lindsey-Ali

    Storytellers: Katy Laurance

    • 15 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Veterans Day Special 2014

    The Moth Radio Hour: Veterans Day Special 2014

    A special Veterans Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. After returning from active duty in the Middle East, a marine searches for new meaning; a 97 year old woman describes training young men for WWII combat as a WASP; a father being deployed to Iraq must find a way to explain it to his […]

    • 53 min
    Swans, Squirrels and Snails: Majdy Fares & Lucie Moses

    Swans, Squirrels and Snails: Majdy Fares & Lucie Moses

    This week, two hilarious stories about the lengths we go to for our animal friends. This episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Michelle Jalowski, a producer and director at The Moth. Make sure to check out our website, themoth.org/extras, for photos of Luc and Busta and Majdy’s Swan Lake.

    Storytellers: Majdy Fares, Lucie Moses

    • 19 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Dublin

    The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Dublin

    A special live edition of The Moth from Dublin, Ireland. A comedian must convince a court that a joke he told was funny, a shop worker in Ireland helps bring attention to South African apartheid, a young man stands up to his bullies, and a man faces the death penalty for a crime he did […]

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
20.2K Ratings

20.2K Ratings

Astronuggetsandfries ,

Best Podcast I have ever heard

I enjoy every episode and long for more !

Dayna Rae ,

In love

What a wonderful podcast full of love and panic and laughs. Listening makes me feel like I’m sitting in front of a fire with a cup of apple cider. This is where I belong; listening to these amazing story tellers.

jook sing ,

Love the moth!!!

Truly when life gives you lemons, you make lemonCake, lemon chicken, Arnold Palmer ice tea, and lemon Popsicles. The Moth is truly inspirational and brightens my day often.I'm so glad I finally switched from flipphone to smart phone!

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