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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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.

    Life After Love: Leah Haydock & Mitch Donaberger

    Life After Love: Leah Haydock & Mitch Donaberger

    As the great Cher once asked, Do you believe in life after love? This week, stories of loving and losing and everything in between.

    Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

    Storytellers: Leah Haydock, Mitch Donaberger

    • 20 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Jury Duty, Walking Tests, Pepsi and NOLA

    The Moth Radio Hour: Jury Duty, Walking Tests, Pepsi and NOLA

    In this hour, a member of a punk band gets summoned to jury duty; a man with MS hopes to qualify for a medical trial; a worker’s small rebellion at the reception desk; and a father attempts to make his son into a “man’s man.” Hosted by The Moth’s Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth […]

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Out of the Blue

    The Moth Radio Hour: Out of the Blue

    In this hour, stories of the unexpected. Unforeseen obstacles, pleasant surprises, unanticipated lessons, and plot twists abound. This hour is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, the producer of this show.

    Hosted by: Jay Allison

    Storytellers: Natalie Arroyo, Sonny Garg, Gregory Mathieu, Mariya Goodbrake, Andrew Solomon

    • 53 min
    Crowd Control: Tere Figueras Negrete & Adam Wade

    Crowd Control: Tere Figueras Negrete & Adam Wade

    This week, stories from crowded places and spaces.

    Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

    Storytellers: Tere Figueras Negrete & Adam Wade

    • 16 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Iowa City

    The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Iowa City

    An activist finds himself sitting down to an awkward meal, a woman recalls her first kiss, and a Vietnam veteran battles with her identity.

    • 53 min
    The Moth Radio Hour: Reconciling the Past

    The Moth Radio Hour: Reconciling the Past

    In this hour, stories of looking backward to forge ahead. Seeking justice for heinous crimes decades old, memories flooding back during a chance encounter, and reconciling darkness during a joyous time. This hour is hosted by The Moth's 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: Jerry Mitchell, Reyna Grande, Sarah Jane Johnson 

    • 53 min

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The moth always brings me something I need. I laugh, I cry, I feel connected. Hearing different people’s stories is important and the moth story tellers are reliably fantastic.

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