By The Moth
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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.
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Confidence: Too Much, Too Little?||A young girl is confronted with color and identity; a teenager lets loose at his school dance; and a massage goes awry. Those stories and more.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Global Stories of Women and Girls||A Kenyan student aspires to be beautiful while her mother has bigger ideas; a teenager's failing sight is revealed during a game of kickball; and a woman smites down her enemies. Those stories and more.||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStories from Nairobi: Sandra Kimokoti, Rehema Nanfuka & Bina Maseno||In this episode, we share three stories from our Global Community workshop and showcase in Nairobi, Kenya||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Pagan Fundraisers, Blue Haired Boy, Autism and Oscar||In this hour, a celebration of Moth stories and storytellers from Michigan. A woman visits a fortuneteller and is told she is cursed, a stay-at-home mother contemplates becoming a minister, the father of an autistic child describes his son’s perilous||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHome and Abroad: Paul Murray, Margie Morris, and Chandrika Naryanan-Mohan||In this episode, three stories all about our travels at home and abroad.||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: London Calling — with Crossfire, and a Vampire||Author Neil Gaiman explains why he’s afraid to sing in public, a tourist gets a scare in London’s Highgate Cemetery, a Nigerian man tells a bold truth on live television and Christina Lamb talks about her double life as a mother and a war correspond||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Tribute To Bokara||In this episode, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories from Bokara Legendre.||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Singing, Sewing, Suits and Cemeteries||An adolescent boy leaves home and finds a peculiar new family, a fashion guru is forced to improvise, a Baptist finds himself at a gay bar and a young woman discovers the beauty in the hometown she’d left behind years before.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: In The Name Of Love||In this hour, we celebrate things we do in the name of love. A woman is asked to choose between her family and the man she loves; a fisherman comes to appreciate his roots; a love song becomes a love story; and a man battles the law to protect his husb.||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Young Adults||In this hour, seven stories about young adults and the world around them. Boundaries, curfews, hairstyles, first loves, fitting in and letting go. Hosted by The Moth’s Senior Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Ja||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCulture and Legacy: Mmachi Dimoriaku & Sharif El-Mekki||Mmachi Dimoriaku struggles with her given name, and Sharif El-Mekki walks in the shadow of his parents. Storytellers: Mmachi Dimoriaku and Sharif El-Mekki||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Live from Dublin||A special live edition of The Moth in Dublin at Liberty Hall. A young woman must decide if she wants the surgery that might give her a few extra inches of height, a Fulbright Scholar confronts a bike thief on the streets of Dublin and a nine-year old b.||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Camouflage: Stories of Hidden Selves||In this hour, four stories about secret identities and true selves. A secular man immerses himself in a Christian world; a young woman pledges herself to a humble life of joy; a father writes in his son’s voice; and a young man from Sierra Leone is en||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Shocks and Surprises||In this hour, a woman gets a call in the middle of the night; a young boy discovers the truth about his idol; a girl does her best to prepare for a big moment; and a family camps out in hopes of seeing the Kennedy family.||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Live from Portsmouth||In this hour, a special live edition of The Moth from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Hosted by Dame Wilburn, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A mother tries to model confident behavior after moving to China; a man goes on a dangerous rescue mission;.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitProgress Not Perfection||On this week’s episode, we ring in the new year. Stories about resolutions, change, and new perspectives. Kemp Powers is convinced he will never be a good dad. Matteson Perry agrees to two resolutions after learning a lesson in love the hard way.||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Presents, Menorahs and Palm Trees: December Holiday Stories||In this special December holiday hour, stories about celebration, differing traditions, and family. A mother and son do their best to keep the gifting spirit alive, a daughter tries to fulfill her mother’s wish for a Trinidadian feast,||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Wedding Dress, Prison Choir, and Hot dogs||A feminist searches for the perfect wedding dress, a playwright visits a prison in Malawi, a man spends a lifetime regretting a single moment, and a new mother struggles with her prosthetic arm. Storytellers: Jessi Klein, Al Letson, Marco Huertas,||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Denver Battle of the SLAMs||On this episode, three stories from our 2016 Battle of the SLAMs winner: Denver. Featuring stories from three local storytellers: Andrew Orvedhal, Madeleine Berenson, and Harry Fleenor. A comic gets his big break; a girl pulls a delicious prank; and a .||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLive from The Cowboy Poetry Gathering||In this hour, stories from the Elko Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Hosted by Dame Wilburn, with additional hosting from Jay Allison. A woman says goodbye to her childhood ranch; a young girl finally gets her wish to own a pet; a Guatemalan teenager goes on a.||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWorld AIDS Day: Anya Rymer & Lepheana Mosooane||In this special episode of the podcast, for World AIDS Day, two stories from people whose lives are blindsided by HIV/AIDS. Storytellers: Anya Rymer and Lepheana Mosooane. Hosted by Dan Kennedy.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Moth Radio Hour: Oreo, Heaven, and America’s Most Wanted||Repodcast: A mother gets surprising news in the maternity ward, a man is addicted to cookies, an elderly woman gets a “ticket to heaven”, and a musician helps the FBI capture America’s Most Wanted. Hosted by The Moth’s Producing Director,||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: The Vietnam War||In this special hour, three stories from the Vietnam War Era. A troop comes under attack deep in the Vietnamese jungle; a triage nurse does her best to save the lives of soldiers; and a young man tries to save his little brothers as Saigon falls.||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Moth Radio Hour: Live From Boston||A special live edition of The Moth recorded at the Shubert Theatre in Boston. A New York City cop looks into the death of a kid he grew up with, a jazz musician dreams of playing with James Brown, and a woman falls in love over the protestations of her.||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn Your Mark, Get Set, Go||Get your running shoes on, because on today’s episode we’re pounding the pavement. A man has his own personal “Rocky” moment, and a woman commemorates a decision she made 18 years ago. Storytellers: Steve Clark and Megan McNally Hosted by: Dan K||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Love the Moth!
This is a dream come true--I hardly ever have a chance to go to the Moth shows in NYC, so it's a treat to get them delivered right to me. The stories are always compelling, sometimes bizarre. And I often learn about some odd job or perspective...or at least laugh my butt off.
Excellent, compelling stories. Very entertaining!
I kept hearing about The Moth from friends, people at my school, and then on this American Life. After listening to this and a few of their CDs I can honestly say that they live up to their hype. From funny to poignant, you'll get just about everything you could ask from a story. Check it out!
Great job Moth!