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The Moth features people telling true, engaging, funny, touching and eye-opening stories from their lives.
Diavian Walters & Lori Gottlieb
May 25 • 28 min
Diavian Walters has a relationship with hair that is shear madness. Lori Gottlieb searches for the perfect donor and the whole package. Storytellers: Diavian Walters and Lori Gottlieb Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth…
The Moth Radio Hour: Three Chefs and a Meal
May 23 • 53 min
Originally podcasted: 2/23/2016 A special hour all about FOOD. Stories from the farm and the table; complete with celebrated chefs and presidential diners. Hosted by The Moth’s Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and…
The Moth Radio Hour: Domestic Affairs
May 15 • 53 min
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. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison…
Brianna Wolfson & Richard Garriott
May 11 • 23 min
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. For pictures and other extras from this episode, visit TheMoth.org Storytellers: Brianna Wolfson and Richard Garriott.…
The Moth Radio Hour: Women in the World
May 8 • 53 min
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. Hosted by The Moth’s Executive Producer Sarah…
Three Cheers for Three Mothers: Donna Edwards, Rachel Ollerenshaw & Alexandra Rosas
May 4 • 21 min
In this special Mother’s Day episode, Donna Edwards embarks on the quest to have a child. Rachel Ollerenshaw leaves an important decision to her daughter. Alexandra Rosas learns to be a parent with the help of TV. For pictures and other extras from this…
The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Sydney
May 2 • 53 min
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…
The Moth Radio Hour: Surviving Being Human
Apr 24 • 53 min
In this hour, we lean into the moments of rejection, failure, embarrassment, and other stories of the human soul. Hosted by The Moth’s Senior Director, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. To…
The Moth Radio Hour: The Kindness of Strangers
Apr 17 • 53 min
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 Medical Laboratory Technician in a fertility clinic secretly blesses hopeful…
A World of Difference: Sofija Stefanovic & Andy Fischer-Price
Apr 13 • 32 min
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.…
The Moth Radio Hour: Zimbabwe, Camping, Goths and Grace
Apr 10 • 53 min
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. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The…
The Moth Radio Hour: Sailing On An Alien Sea
Apr 3 • 53 min
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 A is…
The Moth Podcast 10th Anniversary Special: Shana Creaney, Dennis Oulahan, and Carol Daniel
Mar 30 • 39 min
Last year The Moth celebrated 500 episodes of our podcast with some of our favorite stories through the years. But this year for our 10th anniversary of the podcast, we look ahead to the future with never-heard stories from some our newest additions to…
The Moth Radio Hour: Bathtub Sailor, Seamstress, Spy
Mar 27 • 53 min
A record breaking, adventurer sets his sites on the English Channel, a seamstress becomes an advocate for her child and a young woman is recruited into the world of Secret Agents during World War II. Hosted by Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio…
The Moth Radio Hour: Confidence: Too Much, Too Little?
Mar 20 • 53 min
In this hour, stories about confidence and uncertainty. 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. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine…
The Moth Radio Hour: Global Stories of Women and Girls
Mar 13 • 53 min
In this hour, Global Stories of Women and Girls — hosted by Moth Storyteller, Fatou Wurie. 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…
Stories from Nairobi: Sandra Kimokoti, Rehema Nanfuka & Bina Maseno
Mar 9 • 25 min
In this episode, we share three stories from our Global Community workshop and showcase in Nairobi, Kenya. Sandra Kimokoti is challenged by ideas about body image and femininity. Rehema Nanfuka tries to address an issue on-screen and off. Bina Maseno…
The Moth Radio Hour: Pagan Fundraisers, Blue Haired Boy, Autism and Oscar
Mar 6 • 53 min
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…
Home and Abroad: Paul Murray, Margie Morris, and Chandrika Naryanan-Mohan
Mar 2 • 21 min
Paul Murray indulges in forbidden (and fermented) fruit in Italy. Margie Morris brings back gifts for her child’s classmates - just not the ones she thought. Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan has a life dictated by her visa. Storytellers: Paul Murray, Margie…
The Moth Radio Hour: London Calling — with Crossfire, and a Vampire
Feb 27 • 53 min
Originally podcasted: 1/26/16 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…
A Tribute To Bokara
Feb 23 • 32 min
In this episode, we take a look back at two of our favorite stories from Bokara Legendre. Hear how Bokara turned from socialite to social activist, and the story of how she found herself at the coronation of a king. Hosted by: Catherine Burns Sponsored…
The Moth Radio Hour: Singing, Sewing, Suits and Cemeteries
Feb 20 • 53 min
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. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic…
The Moth Radio Hour: In The Name Of Love
Feb 13 • 53 min
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…
The Moth Radio Hour: Young Adults
Feb 6 • 54 min
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 Jay…
Culture and Legacy: Mmachi Dimoriaku & Sharif El-Mekki
Feb 2 • 17 min
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