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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.

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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.

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18007 Ratings
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The Moth

By vryinspired - Mar 25 2020
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You have had a huge impact on my life. Thank you for sharing these stories!

Love

By yo yo im awsome - Mar 21 2020
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Been listening for years! Love this show!

iTunes Ratings

18007 Ratings
Average Ratings
14379
1761
808
536
523

The Moth

By vryinspired - Mar 25 2020
Read more
You have had a huge impact on my life. Thank you for sharing these stories!

Love

By yo yo im awsome - Mar 21 2020
Read more
Been listening for years! Love this show!
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The Moth

Latest release on Jul 03, 2020

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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.

All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Vin Shambry

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This week, a story of childhood freedom. This week’s episode of All Together Now is hosted by Amanda Garcia, the Associate Producer for the Mothworks program at The Moth. For more information on how to support organizations creating safe spaces for Black folks in nature, head to themoth.org/extras.

Hosted by: Amanda Garcia

Storyteller: Vin Shambry

Jul 03 2020

16mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Everything's Bigger in Texas

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In this hour, stories live on Moth stages around the Lone Star State - Everything’s Bigger in Texas. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers: Alyssa Ladd, Chris Gorman, Robert Holguin, Christopher Scott

Jun 30 2020

53mins

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth: Shawna Renee Collins & Audrey Pleasant

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This week, an episode celebrating the power and joy of Black women. This episode of All Together Now is hosted by one of The Moth’s producers and directors, Chloe Salmon.

Hosted by: Chloe Salmon

Storytellers: Shawna Renee Collins, Audrey Pleasant

Jun 26 2020

23mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Mismatch, Marriage, and a Marathon

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A woman follows love to a campsite, a man gets married and divorced and then remarried, and a public radio host runs the Boston Marathon as a guide for a visually impaired man. This hour is hosted by one of The Moth’s Senior Directors, Jenifer Hixson.*The Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

Storytellers: Horace B Sanders, Peter Sagal, Jessica Lee Williamson

Jun 23 2020

53mins

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Chelsea Shorte

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This week, we're celebrating Pride with a story that talks about the intersection of being Black and LGBTQIA in America. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Director of Marketing, Brandon Grant. Black Trans Lives Matter.

Hosted by: Brandon Grant

Storyteller: Chelsea Shorte

Jun 19 2020

14mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Voicing Tough Truths

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In this hour, tellers who tell the truth and nothing but the truth, even when it's hard. Finding the right words in front of the president, in the face of the patriarchy, during a shocking encounter, and to pass on knowledge. This hour is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: David Litt, Nimisha Ladva, Alexis Barton, Sharon Salzberg

Jun 16 2020

53mins

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Boots Riley

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This week, Boot Riley talks about a time he did everything right. This episode is hosted by beloved Moth StorySLAM and Mainstage host, Jon Goode.

Story by: Boots Riley

Jun 12 2020

21mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: A Nobel Path

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A special celebration from the world of science, from the 8th grade science fair to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. This hour is hosted by one of The Moth’s Senior Directors, Meg Bowles.*The Moth Radio Hour *is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Storytellers: Sarah Schlesinger, Robin Frankel, Deirdre Bowen, and Roald Hoffmann.

Jun 10 2020

53mins

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Carol Daniel

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This week, a story about perceptions of race and the importance of celebrating your identity. For at least the month of June, each episode of All Together Now will focus on stories from Black tellers and be hosted by Black members of The Moth staff. We stand with bipoc and allies fighting for racial equality around the world. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Curatorial Director, Suzanne Rust.

Hosted by: Suzanne Rust

Storyteller: Carol Daniel

Jun 05 2020

18mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: How You See Me

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In this hour, stories of how we see ourselves, the perceptions of others, and the often gaping chasm in between. The struggle to prove oneself, challenge a stereotype, keep up appearances, and finally discover what really fits. This hour is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, the producer of this show.

Hosted by: Jay Allison

Storytellers: Enrique García Naranjo, Aydrea Walden, Miles Crabtree, Kimberly Rose, Jessi Klein

Jun 02 2020

53mins

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Grace Topinka & Pam Burrell

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This week on All Together Now: Friday’s with The Moth, stories about the trials and tribulations of finding your place. Stay tuned to the end of this episode to hear some helpful story prompts to think about and discuss after you listen! This episode is hosted by one of The Moth’s Senior Directors and hosts of The Moth Radio Hour, Jenifer Hixson.

Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

Storytellers: Grace Topinka, Pam Burrell

May 29 2020

17mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Love, Faith and Money

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A man enters a world of high stakes gambling; a family tragedy turns into a stand-off with detectives; and a neuroscientist searches for clues of God’s existence. 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.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers: Shannon Cason, Prinna Boudreau, Christof Koch

May 26 2020

53mins

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Neshaune Lasley & Sue Schmidt

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This week on All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth, we’re talking about support systems: the roots to our trees; the helping hands that give us a boost up when we need them. Stay tuned to the end of this episode to hear some helpful story prompts to think about and discuss after you listen! This episode of All Together Now is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust.

Hosted by: Suzanne Rust

Storytellers: Neshaune Lasley, Sue Shmidt

May 22 2020

17mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Hidden Treasure: Live from The Moth’s Education Showcase

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A special live edition of The Moth -- with five stories from a night showcasing the graduates of Moth High School storytelling workshops. Join us to celebrate student stories of first kisses, culture shock, finding a niche, and baking apple cake. This hour is hosted by Moth Teaching Artist Julian Goldhagen, with additional hosting by Moth Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Julian Goldhagen, Sarah Austin Jenness

Isobel Connelly grows up feeling like the stupid girl.

Saya Shamdasani feels caught between two cultures.

David Lepelstat is nervous about his first kiss.

Luna Azcurrain and her grandfather create a Thanksgiving tradition.

Beth Gebresilasie tries to protect herself from her family's constant moving.

May 19 2020

53mins

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Annalise Raziq & Wilson Portorreal

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All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth is a new weekly addition to our podcast, featuring stories suitable for ears of all ages. We'll also be sharing special prompts and questions to go with these stories to spark conversations - and hopefully stories of your own. Gather your friends and families, whether they're near or far, to come together virtually every Friday with The Moth.

On this week’s episode, we kick off May’s theme “Identity”, with two stories about what our pets can teach us about ourselves.

Hosted by Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Annalise Raziq & Wilson Portorreal

May 15 2020

18mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: All about Moms: Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

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A special Mother’s Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention at a school concert, a new mother in Zambia awaits test results, a life or death bee sting and a teenage mother who couldn’t be happier to welcome her child to the world. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director Catherine Burns. TheMoth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Chrissie Graham, Catherine Palmer, Constance Mudenda, Matthew Dicks, and Melissa Rodriguez.

May 12 2020

53mins

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Introducing The Confessional with Nadia Bolz-Weber

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For the first time in Moth history, we are helping launch a new podcast, about ugly confessions from beautiful people. The Confessional is created and hosted by beloved Moth storyteller and friend, Nadia Bolz-Weber. This episode features an interview with software developer, Chris Schuhmacher. You can find more episodes of The Confessional on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts.

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“I came into software development relatively late in life. You know, I'm in my mid 40s and my training actually started in 2014 inside the walls of San Quentin.”

Chris is the founder and developer of Fitness Monkey, an app that encourages the physical fitness of addicts in recovery.

May 08 2020

27mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Skin Tight Genes

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In this hour, stories from the double helix -- genetic makeup, inherited disease, and family secrets. It's all in the DNA. This hour is hosted by Moth Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Mike Birbiglia, Carmen Rita Wong, Beth Bucher, Paul Nurse

May 05 2020

53mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Holding On, Digging Out & Hanging Up

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In this hour, stories of the everyday moments that have lasting impacts. A fast-food chain giveaway, a perilous outing on the high seas and the emotional toll of being a customer care Agent for the USPS. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers: Angela Dohrmann, Jason Lemos, Zellia Fossett

Apr 28 2020

53mins

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Burnell Cotlon: After The Storm

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This week, Burnell Cotlon demonstrates how to recover and rebuild after loss, in his story about returning to the Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina.

Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

Storytellers: Burnell Cotlon

Apr 24 2020

23mins

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iTunes Ratings

18007 Ratings
Average Ratings
14379
1761
808
536
523

The Moth

By vryinspired - Mar 25 2020
Read more
You have had a huge impact on my life. Thank you for sharing these stories!

Love

By yo yo im awsome - Mar 21 2020
Read more
Been listening for years! Love this show!