The Moth Radio Hour

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The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight audiences with their honesty, bravery and humor.

Brought to you by PRX and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Learn more about The Moth, the series and live events at The Moth is available by annual carriage fee. Rates are based on your station TSR. Please contact Sean Nesbitt at for more information or help in subscribing to the program.

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231 Pieces

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Caption: Wendy Suzuki, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special live edition of The Moth from the 2014 World Science Festival in New York City. A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own fa...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: June Cross, Credit: Sarah Stacke
A young woman is told to keep her heritage a her mother; a reckless partier gets shipwrecked and has to sober up enough to save the day...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Francois Clemmons, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, discovering one's roots, struggles to be taken seriously, and an unconventional Batman. Stories of finding and being true to oneself....

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Albert Maysles, Credit: Robin Damore
An evangelist searches for souls and customers in the aisles of a Target store; an adolescent money-making scheme is hatched in 1970s Spanish Harle...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Caridad De La Luz, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of shedding the past and looking towards the future; from fashion faux-pas to exoneration. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Nina Mitchell, Credit: Allison Evans
A special live edition of The Moth in Boston, hosted by Steve Burns with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A teenage boy confronts his stepfather...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Malcolm Gladwell, Credit: Flash Rosenberg
In this hour, stories from author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an African-Ameri...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Ritija Gupta, Credit: Dave Burbank
In this hour, fasting, feasting, and traveling salmon; stories about foods that nourish the body as well as the soul. Hosted by The Moth's Executiv...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Carl Pillitteri, Credit: Jason Falchook
A woman finds an unexpected new family when she adopts a son, a bad soldier learns to write from personal loss, and a man is working at a nuclear p...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Teller, Credit: Bridget Bennett
In this hour, true stories of taking center stage from a magician, a musician, a member of the underground resistance in Chile and a soldier statio...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Michael Massimino, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special Live edition of The Moth at Lincoln Center in New York City in partnership with The World Science Festival. Hosted by Adam Gopnik with ad...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Robin Utz, Credit: Allison Evans
In this hour, stories of finding inner strength in the face of unimaginable odds. The courage to make life or death choices, stick to one's guns, a...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Terrence Buckner, Credit: Sarah Stacke
The top editor of French Vogue rents a spooky flat in Paris; a man takes his ailing wife on a motorcycle ride; rapper Darryl "DMC" McDaniels confes...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Jessica Pan, Credit: Aron Klein
In this hour, stories of fear. From daily anxieties to earth-shattering moments of life-or-death terror. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Meg ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Albert Lau
Tales from The Moth StorySLAMS: Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom, "bible bucks" at Sunday school; a corporate speech writer, an alpha big broth...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Marie Hershkowitz, Credit: Jason Falchook
An author writes a spoof “kids” book about going to sleep, a family’s obsessive love of a baseball team, a teenage girl discovers her friend is in ...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Rebecca Barry, Credit: Dave Burbank
In this hour, stories of the struggles, support, and safety the bounds of family provide. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns....

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Faye Lane, Credit: Roger Ho
A flight attendant describes how she adjusts her attitude while up in the air; a Vietnamese family is forced to flee from their home to take refuge...

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  • Added: May 06, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Christal Brown, Credit: Alison Evans
In this hour, moxie, grit, and growing up. Stories of the strength, both physical and mental, of young women. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Produc...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Dana Stallard, Credit: Jason Falchook
A life-changing email arrives from an almost-stranger; a single man ventures into a gay bar in Greenwich Village in the 1970’s; an adoptee fears re...

  • Added: Apr 18, 2019
  • Length: 53:57