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.


Episode Date
The Moth Radio Hour: Immigration Nation
45:54

In this hour, stories of immigration. Cultural collisions, language barriers, sacrifice and reunions. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

Storytellers: Nestor Gomez, Anagha Mahajan, Mohammed Zeeshan Nayeemuddin, Zahra Noorbakhsh

Apr 16, 2019
Revisiting The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Anthony Griffith
24:13

This week, we're rediscovering one of the most memorable Moth stories ever told, “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times,” told by Anthony Griffith, in honor of his new book. We follow up with Anthony in a brand new interview about the day he told this story and his life afterwards. Behind the Laughter, A Comedian’s Tale of Tragedy and Hope is available now wherever you buy your books. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s long time artistic director, Catherine Burns.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storyteller: Anthony Griffith

Apr 12, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Mother, Mommy, Mama, Mom
53:02

In this hour, Molly Ringwald finds herself in the principal’s office with her daughter, a young man navigates life with his single mom, a boy who loves Barbies is terrified at the thought of playing tackle football, and a daughter contemplates how to face her mother’s death with grace.* *The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Griffith, Julian Goldhagen and Kate Tellers

Anthony Griffith’s new book, Behind the Laughter: A Comedian’s Tale of Tragedy and Hope, is available now wherever you buy your books.

Apr 09, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Other People's Shoes
53:01

In this hour, ballet "late in life," an unusual pet, drag queens and divorce. Stories to show us a new perspective. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The *Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

Storytellers: Val Rigodon, Lincoln Bonner, James Braly, Robert Sherer, Brian Belovitch

Apr 02, 2019
Tales from the Emerald Isle: Michael Devlin, Claire Nevin & Paul Doran
29:12

This month is Irish Heritage Month, and on this episode, we’re celebrating all things Irish, a culture in which storytelling is tradition and a people who are working to keep it alive today.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Michael Devlin, Claire Nevin & Paul Doran

Mar 29, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: A Wrestler, an Exoneree, and a Nurse
53:26

A little boy and his grandma attend a pro-wrestling match in 1955; a prisoner is contacted by a girl who says she’s his daughter; a high school principal goes above and beyond with a needy student; a teenager has a life changing experience during an internship at a hospital; and an experienced nurse has to act fast to save a life. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness.

Storytellers: Richard Price, Merlixse Ventura, Lydia Velez, Rickie Johnson, Tim King

Mar 26, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Occasional Magic
53:20

In this hour, stories of moments of beauty, awe, and clarity uncovered amidst chaos and the quotidian. 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. The Moth’s third book, Occasional Magic, is now available wherever you buy your books.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Chenjerai Kumanyika,Edgar Oliver, Matt McArthur, Sofija Stefonovic 

Mar 19, 2019
Occasional Magic: Ana Del Castillo
20:15

On this week's episode, we're celebrating the release of the Moth's third book, Occasional Magic. Listen to Ana Del Castillo tell her story of finding her light again after a harrowing family trauma. Find Occasional Magic anywhere you buy your books March 19.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storyteller: Ana Del Castillo

Mar 15, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Open Adoption, Tin Foil Dinosaurs, & the Imam
54:55

A teenager discovers she is pregnant; a waiter fields a strange request; a child breaks the teacher’s rules; and an Imam becomes a chaplain in the New York City Police Department.

Hosted by: Jennifer Hixson

Storytellers: Carly Johnstone, Sam Mullins, Steve Zimmer, Khalid Latif

Originally aired: 11/19/13

Mar 12, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: In Famiglia
54:04

In this hour, stories dealing with all things family: from sibling hi-jinx, to the difficulties of having children (and parents). The Moth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. 

Storytellers:Kay Elmsley Weeden, Marjace Miles, Bob Baril, Jahvannia Darling, Qing Zhao, Carmen Putnam 

Hosted by: Jay Allison

Mar 06, 2019
International Women's Month: Alexandra Rochester & Kendi Nderitu
17:55

On this week’s episode, we’re celebrating International Women’s Month with two stories: Alexandra Rochester teams up with Taylor Swift and Katy Perry while giving skiing lessons; and Kendi Nderitu looks to escape the village life.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Alexandra Rochester, Kendi Nderitu

Mar 01, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Cartoons, Cleanups, and Close Calls
52:37

A jack-of-all-trades enters a cartoon contest, a teacher’s pet is invited to do a special project, a girl from Queens learns to think big, and a woman walking alone at night faces her worst fears.

Storytellers: Matt Difee, Tara Clancy, Ijeoma Oluo, Nancy Finton

Hosted by: Jennifer Hixson

Feb 26, 2019
Black History Month: Emily Richmond and Maxie Jones
23:15

This week, we’re celebrating Black History Month with special guest host R. Eric Thomas. We have two stories: Emily Richmond wrestles with a grade school survey; and Maxie Jones witnesses a historic night in Harlem, NY. R. Eric Thomas recorded this episode at the Sundance Film Festival with the help of the Sundance TV team in their pop-up podcast studio.

Hosted by: R. Eric Thomas

Storytellers: Emily Richmond, Maxie Jones

Feb 22, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Martha’s Vineyard
52:29

A mother monitors her teen’s internet use; a preacher’s husband feels the love of community; and a deep sea fisherman navigates a deadly storm at sea. Live in Martha’s Vineyard, hosted by Adam Gopnik.

Storytellers: Jenny Allen, Bill Eville, Buddy Vanderhoop

Originally aired: 1/28/14

Feb 19, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Bearing Witness
52:10

In this hour, stories of mistakes, perseverance, and lessons learned, often the hard way. Alice Schaffer, a preacher's daughter, grows up in fear of the lessons learned in Sunday school. Dawn Ross tries to adjust to life in rural Arkansas. D. Parvaz, a journalist covering the uprising in Syria, is arrested and imprisoned. Leland Melvin suffers a devastating injury that cuts short his dream of flying in space.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers: Alice Shaffer, Dawn Ross, D. Parvaz, Leland Melvin

Feb 12, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Don't Stop The Music
52:33

In this hour, Motown, hip hop, folk and pop. Stories of the indelible impact of music on both its creators and listeners.

Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

Storytellers: David Montgomery, Cal Street, Dawn Smith, Jin Au-Yeung

Feb 05, 2019
Shortcuts: Lawrence Wood & Amanda Egge
15:57

On this week’s episode, two stories about taking shortcuts: Lawrence Wood is too honest with his book club; Amanda Egge gets creative in rehab.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Lawrence Wood, Amanda Egge

Feb 01, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Reality TV, an Egg Timer, and a Burglary
53:06

A romance is threatened by a reality TV show; a speechwriter has a showdown with Bill Clinton; a woman helps her aging father; and a man’s courage is put to the test in his own home.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers: Diana Spechler, Mark Katz, Tamara Jenkins, David Ullendorff

Originally aired: 12-10-2013

Jan 29, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Hearing Voices
52:24

In this hour: stories of the power of sound -- and the newness we find through listening, and trusting our ears. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Storytellers: Stanley Alpert, Faith Ekienabor, T Dixon, Anna Schuleit 

Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

Jan 22, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Knowing How and When to Fight
51:45

In this hour, five stories of picking our battles. The internal and external pressures that guide how we speak up, speak out, or stay silent.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Stortellers: Hillary Boone, Maria Hodermarska, Ed Mabaya, Brad Lawrence and Angela Lush

Jan 15, 2019
Bye-Bye New York: Emad Kiyaei
14:28

On this episode, Emad Kiyaei tells us about his complicated relationship with America.

Storyteller: Emad Kiyaei

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Jan 11, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Family Photos, Grandmothers, Legos & Revenge
51:07

A family reunites around a hospital bed; a grandmother shares wisdom (and a beer) with her grandson; a third-grade teacher underestimates the power of Legos; and a bullied teen plots revenge.

Jan 08, 2019
The Alpha Wolf: Elizabeth Gilbert
20:47

On this episode, writer Elizabeth Gilbert shares her struggle in dealing with her partner’s terminal illness and what it taught her about living.

Storyteller: Elizabeth Gilbert

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Jan 04, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Love, Serve and Protect
53:33

In this hour, stories of heroes, mentors, and our greatest supporters. A Coast Guard rescue swimmer considers his career, a lawyer learns the meaning of justice, and a songstress pens lyrics for her loved one. Rob Simpson takes us behind the scenes of life as a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer. Sheila Calloway searches for fairness and empathy in the justice system. Beth Nielsen Chapman finds magic in the writing of a song.

Storytellers: Rob Simpson, Sheila Calloway, Beth Nielsen

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Sponsored by:

Jan 01, 2019
The Moth Radio Hour: Holiday Special 2014: Monkeys, Megachurches, and First Elves
52:26

A special holiday edition of The Moth Radio Hour: Simon Doonan encounters challenges when called on to decorate the White House for Christmas, a man is hesitant to work with a “Hollywood” style church in his neighborhood, a Jewish girl meets Santa, and a boy thinks his dreams have finally come true when he gets an exotic pet. 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 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

Storytellers: Simon Doonan, Ophira Eisenberg, Taylor Negron, Mark Redmond

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Sponsored by:

Dec 25, 2018