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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.
||CleanBecoming An Artist: Jonathan Santlofer & Bob Khosravi||Jonathan Santlofer's tragedy has unexpected benefits. Bob Khosravi's wit and a war of words bridges a cultural divide.||20 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Language, Coins and a Proposal||Novelist Walter Mosley examines the power of language to break and form bonds; an artist connects with her father when he sends her coins he finds on the street; a woman describes her harrowing rape and pursuit of stability; and an actor proposes marria||17 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeyond the Stage with Tonya Scott Williams||A few months ago, we put out a call to listeners to host their own episode of The Moth podcast for its 10th anniversary. Today we're thrilled to pass the mic over to listener Tonya Scott Williams. In this episode, Tonya chooses three of her favorite sto||13 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Grandparents, Pole Dancing, and Lust||A family of amateur detectives crack a case; a librarian takes a dance class to spice things up; a father and son come to terms in Newark Airport; a grandson brings joy to a nursing home; and a woman releases her grief and lets her passion take over.||10 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Inner Compass||In this hour, three stories about questioning power dynamics…in the USSR, on the streets of NYC and on death row.||3 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Windy City Home: Bill Russell & Journey Jamison||Bill Russell uses his inner-knowledge of air travel to make his way home. Journey Jamison must spring into action when death comes knocking.||29 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Blue Men, Psychopaths, and a Bad Date||After many years in the legendary Blue Man Group, a performer makes a profound connection with an audience member; a world-renowned neuroscientist identifies patterns in the brains of psychopathic killers, and Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch meet||26 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: I Will Be Your Father Figure||In this special episode of The Moth, we listen to five stories about fathers — from embarrassing jokes to tender moments shared on the road. The Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness, also interviews the fathers in her own family.||19 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Pride: Jill McDonough, Owen Lewis, and Bethany Cintron||In this special episode, three storytellers step into a new life with a new sense of pride.||14 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Hand Transplant, DNA, and a Backwards Heart||A special live edition of The Moth's collaboration with The World Science Festival. An astrophysicist discovers wild parallels in her research and romantic life; a surgeon details his involvement in one of the world's first-ever hand transplants; and a||12 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Coven, Terin Dickerson, and David Lepelstat||David Coven hears a poem that sticks with him for life. Terin Dickerson nurtures his art through a living canvas. David Lepelstat is convinced of his superhero powers until they get him into a deadly situation.||8 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: GrandSLAMs: Life and Death||In today’s hour, GrandSLAM stories from around the country: a subway altercation, a child’s view on love and war, an awkward first-year teacher, a widow at The Grand Canyon, a sixth-grade clown and the loved ones left behind after a tragedy.||5 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Thrill Seekers, Wanderlust, and an Italian Stalliion||In this episode we share five adventure stories. A flat world gets some much needed dimension; an adrenaline junkie gets his fill; and a woman falls in love with an Italian Stallion. Those stories and more.||29 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiavian Walters & Lori Gottlieb||Diavian Walters has a relationship with hair that is shear madness. Lori Gottlieb searches for the perfect donor and the whole package.||25 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Three Chefs and a Meal||A special hour all about FOOD. Stories from the farm and the table; complete with celebrated chefs and presidential diners.||23 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Domestic Affairs||In this hour, we step into the private lives of five storytellers all trying to make their worlds a more hospitable and homely place to be.||15 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrianna Wolfson & Richard Garriott||A young girl navigates the pressures of living a double-life, and the limits of a man's physical vision turn into the view from space.||11 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Women in the World||A special episode featuring stories from women around the world. Resilient children, computer crashes, swimming lessons, life after a house fire, standing up to bullies and accepting help from strangers.||8 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThree Cheers for Three Mothers: Donna Edwards, Rachel Ollerenshaw & Alexandra Rosas||In this episode, Donna Edwards embarks on the quest to have a child. Rachel Ollerenshaw leaves an important decision to her daughter. Alexandra Rosas learns to a parent with the help of TV.||4 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Live from Sydney||A special episode, recorded live at The Sydney Opera House. A young Malaysian Australian man begins to appreciate his culture through the lens of rap music, a comic’s questionable joke makes him the most hated man in Australia, and a journalist goes u||2 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Surviving Being Human||In this hour, we lean into the moments of rejection, failure, embarrassment, and other stories of the human soul.||24 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: The Kindness of Strangers||In this hour we delve into the goodness of humanity through acts both small and large. A tourist has a major setback while on vacation; a holiday gift exchange is botched; and a nurse in a fertility clinic secretly blesses hopeful couples. Those stories||17 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA World of Difference: Sofija Stefanovic & Andy Fischer-Price||In this episode of the podcast we share two stories of the world leaving it's mark on us. Sofija Stefanovic leaves her communist Serbian roots behind for a new life abroad, and Andy Fischer-Price has a chapter of his family's history reopened.||13 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Zimbabwe, Camping, Goths and Grace||A goth teenager makes an unlikely friend, social upheaval in the early days of Zimbabwe, a whiney kid on an camping trip and clergy at the scene of a crime.||10 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Sailing On An Alien Sea||In this hour we explore stories relating to STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and MATH): we travel from the laboratories of the Antarctic to the icy seas of Saturn’s moon Titan - we learn that predisposition does not mean predestined and sometimes||3 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The best podcast!
The Moth stories hardly ever disappoint. On the average weekly episode you will get a story that will be hilarious, a story that will make you think and a story that will make you cry. Just love listening and almost alway being engaged.