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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.

iTunes Ratings

17343 Ratings
Average Ratings
13878
1676
770
520
499

A+

By keyscoutninja - Jan 25 2020
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I Love it. please do more. More more more. It is an A+ podcast👍👍👍👌👌👌👌

Mesa

By a retired attorney - Jan 22 2020
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Would someone please tell the announcer woman for KJZZ it’s Mesa as in “mason” not as in “mess.”

iTunes Ratings

17343 Ratings
Average Ratings
13878
1676
770
520
499

A+

By keyscoutninja - Jan 25 2020
Read more
I Love it. please do more. More more more. It is an A+ podcast👍👍👍👌👌👌👌

Mesa

By a retired attorney - Jan 22 2020
Read more
Would someone please tell the announcer woman for KJZZ it’s Mesa as in “mason” not as in “mess.”
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The Moth

Latest release on Jan 21, 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.

Rank #1: The Moth Radio Hour: Out of Step, Out of Place

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In this hour, stories of outsiders, being at odds, and discomfort. A man feels more at home with machines than people, a young girl encounters a teacher who doesn't understand her, and a man becomes an unwilling participant on his father's hunting trip. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson.The Moth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Storytellers: John Elder Robison, Renee Watson, Jon Bennett

Nov 19 2019

53mins

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Rank #2: The Moth Radio Hour: A Bust, a Candy Bar, and Chad Everett

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A man reluctantly inherits a 40 pound statue, a child feels responsible for her father’s troubles, and a documentary filmmaker gets obsessed with someone else’s dream. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson.The Moth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Storytellers: Jay Martel, Alexandra Rosas, Arthur Bradford

Nov 26 2019

53mins

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Rank #3: The Moth Radio Hour: Holiday Special 2016: Unexpected Gifts of December

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A special Holiday Hour from The Moth. The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a magical forest. 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: Adam Ruben, Pierre Epstein, Ed McCarthy, Katie Fales, Catherine McCarthy, David Frieberg, and Denise Scheuermann.

Dec 24 2019

53mins

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Rank #4: The Moth Radio Hour: Parental Guidance

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In this hour, stories of learning from one's parents. Difficult life lessons, words of wisdom (not always heeded), and being lead by example. Listen to your father; mother knows best; respect your elders. This hour is hosted by Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Jay Allison

Storytellers: Bridgett Davis, Ellie Lee, Jason Schommer, Louise Newton-Keogh 

Dec 10 2019

53mins

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Rank #5: The Moth Radio Hour: Phone Call, Flamenco, Surprise Party

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A call to a hotline, a rabbi caught speeding, a rookie reporter, a swim test, an unwanted surprise party and an obsession with Flamenco.

Storytellers: Auburn Sandstrom, Tere Negrete, Daniel Judson, Ray Christian, Todd Shafer, Mary Furlong Coomer.

Dec 17 2019

53mins

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Rank #6: The Moth Radio Hour: Live From Santa Barbara

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A special live edition of The Moth brought to you from the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, California. An encounter in the Alaskan wilderness, an intergenerational connection through music, and a rockstar who feels out of touch. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. 

Hosted by: Jay Allison

Storytellers: Monte Montepare, Christina Igaraividez, Patty Schemel  

Dec 31 2019

53mins

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Rank #7: Loose Ends and New Beginnings: Eliana Saenz & Otis Gray

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This week, we're tying up loose ends and starting new beginnings as we head into 2020. From all of us at The Moth, Happy New Year!

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Eliana Saenz, Otis Gray

Dec 27 2019

21mins

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Rank #8: The Moth Radio Hour: Forever and Ever

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In this hour, stories of things past shaping the here and now; the smell and taste of home, whirlwind romance, and finding comfort and kinship in the most dire of circumstances. 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: Talaya Moore, Nikesh Shukla, Andrew Solmssen, Caitlin FitzGerald

Dec 03 2019

53mins

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Rank #9: The Moth Radio Hour: Around The World

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In this hour, stories from across the globe. From a secret in Kampala to ire in the air over Beijing, and the fear and hope both inherent in immigration, stories that span six continents and the spaces in between. 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.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Emma Gordon, Kwong Yue Yang, Anastasia Krasilnikova, Robinah Babirye

Nov 12 2019

53mins

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Rank #10: The Moth Radio Hour: Pregnancy, Cigarettes and Desert Islands

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This week, Two women meet by chance on a dark street and share secrets, a father admits he was not quite ready for a second child, and a live calf shows up for Thanksgiving dinner. 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.

Hosted By: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Mike Birbiglia, Jenifer Hixson, Al Letson, Jeffrey Ruddell

Oct 01 2019

53mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Reconciling the Past

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In this hour, stories of looking backward to forge ahead. Seeking justice for heinous crimes decades old, memories flooding back during a chance encounter, and reconciling darkness during a joyous time. 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.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Jerry Mitchell, Reyna Grande, Sarah Jane Johnson 

Jan 21 2020

53mins

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When I Grow Up: Tim Lopez & Kelley Craig

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This week, we’re asking the same question your high school guidance counselor asked you at age 15: “What do you want to do with the rest of your life?”

Hosted by Dan “DJ” Kennedy

Storytellers: Tim Lopez, Kelley Craig

Jan 17 2020

17mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: War, Barbie Dream House, Coco, and a Nekkid Man

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This week, a bullet wound helps heal; a little girl learns what love is all about after surviving a terrible car accident; a young man and and his father succumb to guilt at the animal shelter; and a burnt-out corporate executive tries to shake her A-type personality at art school.This hour is hosted by The Moth's Executive Director, Jenifer Hixson.The Moth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

Storytellers: Phil Caputo, Carlos Kotkin, Ophira Eisenberg, Tricia Rose Burt

Jan 14 2020

53mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Stuck!

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In this hour, stories of being stuck. Stranded in Las Vegas, a desperate search for a pet sitter, a wreck on the Colorado River, and stage fright on the church pulpit. This hour is 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: Alistair Bane, Jon Levin, Noriko Rosted, Taylor Tower

Jan 07 2020

53mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Live From Santa Barbara

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A special live edition of The Moth brought to you from the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, California. An encounter in the Alaskan wilderness, an intergenerational connection through music, and a rockstar who feels out of touch. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. 

Hosted by: Jay Allison

Storytellers: Monte Montepare, Christina Igaraividez, Patty Schemel  

Dec 31 2019

53mins

Play

Loose Ends and New Beginnings: Eliana Saenz & Otis Gray

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This week, we're tying up loose ends and starting new beginnings as we head into 2020. From all of us at The Moth, Happy New Year!

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Eliana Saenz, Otis Gray

Dec 27 2019

21mins

Play

The Moth Radio Hour: Holiday Special 2016: Unexpected Gifts of December

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A special Holiday Hour from The Moth. The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a magical forest. 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: Adam Ruben, Pierre Epstein, Ed McCarthy, Katie Fales, Catherine McCarthy, David Frieberg, and Denise Scheuermann.

Dec 24 2019

53mins

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Togetherness: Luke Rodehorst & Katiana Ciceron

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This week, stories of learning to co-exist.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Luke Rodehorst & Katiana Ciceron

Dec 20 2019

19mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Phone Call, Flamenco, Surprise Party

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A call to a hotline, a rabbi caught speeding, a rookie reporter, a swim test, an unwanted surprise party and an obsession with Flamenco.

Storytellers: Auburn Sandstrom, Tere Negrete, Daniel Judson, Ray Christian, Todd Shafer, Mary Furlong Coomer.

Dec 17 2019

53mins

Play

The Moth Radio Hour: Parental Guidance

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Read more

In this hour, stories of learning from one's parents. Difficult life lessons, words of wisdom (not always heeded), and being lead by example. Listen to your father; mother knows best; respect your elders. This hour is hosted by Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Jay Allison

Storytellers: Bridgett Davis, Ellie Lee, Jason Schommer, Louise Newton-Keogh 

Dec 10 2019

53mins

Play

The Moth Radio Hour: Forever and Ever

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In this hour, stories of things past shaping the here and now; the smell and taste of home, whirlwind romance, and finding comfort and kinship in the most dire of circumstances. 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: Talaya Moore, Nikesh Shukla, Andrew Solmssen, Caitlin FitzGerald

Dec 03 2019

53mins

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Marjorie Tahbone: Awakening

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This week, Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone tells us about reconnecting to her culture and her ancestors.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone

Nov 29 2019

21mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: A Bust, a Candy Bar, and Chad Everett

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A man reluctantly inherits a 40 pound statue, a child feels responsible for her father’s troubles, and a documentary filmmaker gets obsessed with someone else’s dream. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson.The Moth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Storytellers: Jay Martel, Alexandra Rosas, Arthur Bradford

Nov 26 2019

53mins

Play

The Moth Radio Hour: Out of Step, Out of Place

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Read more

In this hour, stories of outsiders, being at odds, and discomfort. A man feels more at home with machines than people, a young girl encounters a teacher who doesn't understand her, and a man becomes an unwilling participant on his father's hunting trip. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson.The Moth Radio Houris produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Storytellers: John Elder Robison, Renee Watson, Jon Bennett

Nov 19 2019

53mins

Play

The Moth Radio Hour: Around The World

Podcast cover
Read more

In this hour, stories from across the globe. From a secret in Kampala to ire in the air over Beijing, and the fear and hope both inherent in immigration, stories that span six continents and the spaces in between. 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.

Hosted by: Catherine Burns

Storytellers: Emma Gordon, Kwong Yue Yang, Anastasia Krasilnikova, Robinah Babirye

Nov 12 2019

53mins

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Veterans Day 2019: Rick Carrier

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This week, we're honoring all of our veterans with a story from renaissance man, Rick Carrier, who tells us what it was like to be in the Army in the first wave of D-Day. The Moth would like to thank all veterans for their service and sacrifice.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storyteller: Rick Carrier

Nov 08 2019

23mins

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Live from NYC: Adoption, a Plane Crash and a Busload of Lutherans

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A special live edition of The Moth recorded at The Players Club in New York City. A professional who works with adoption services details the personal reason she was drawn to her work, a son desperately seeks a connection with his father after a near deadly plane crash, and a Lutheran minister visits The Middle East and combats her intense fear of heights.

Storytellers: Maris Blechner, Joshua Wolf Shenk, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.

Nov 05 2019

53mins

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All Hallows' Eve: Nelson Lugo & Phil Plait

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This week, we're celebrating the many faces and names of the spookiest time of the year with stories that make us question our world view. Dame Wilburn hosts to tell us abut her community of witches and what this holiday means to them. Happy Birthday, Dame!

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Nelson Lugo, Phil Plait

Nov 01 2019

23mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: Family, Neighbors and Extraordinary Proof

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In this episode we travel to Chicago, the Navajo Nation in Arizona, and then end the hour on the sidelines of the Tour de France. A man struggles with his unruly neighbors, an artists shares memories of growing up on the Navajo Nation and a journalist exposes one of the greatest sports scandals of our time. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers: Shannon Cason, Melanie Yazzie, and David Walsh.

Oct 29 2019

53mins

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The Moth Radio Hour: The Call

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In this hour, stories of ringtones, rekindled connections, and revolution. Revealing phone calls, missed messages, and finding one's calling. This hour is 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: Susan Fee, Moran Cerf, Nancy Mahl, Cheech Marin

Oct 22 2019

53mins

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iTunes Ratings

17343 Ratings
Average Ratings
13878
1676
770
520
499

A+

By keyscoutninja - Jan 25 2020
Read more
I Love it. please do more. More more more. It is an A+ podcast👍👍👍👌👌👌👌

Mesa

By a retired attorney - Jan 22 2020
Read more
Would someone please tell the announcer woman for KJZZ it’s Mesa as in “mason” not as in “mess.”