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The Moth

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Rank #1 in Performing Arts category

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Performing Arts
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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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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!

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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 May 29, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 11 days ago

Rank #1: The Moth Radio Hour: It's the Little Things

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In this hour, stories of questions. From rhetorical pleas to the curiosity and persistence of children, a favor for a kindred spirit and a request from a mourning mother, the important moments set in motion by a question mark. This hour is hosted by Moth 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: Beverley Elliott, Lee Thomas, Matthew McGough, Reilly Horan, Camille Woods 

Feb 25 2020

53mins

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Rank #2: The Moth Radio Hour: One Thing in Common

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In this hour, four stories of lessons learned. Lessons of sharing, flirting, parenting and religious texts. Hosted by Meg Bowles, Senior Producer. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. 

Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Storytellers: Ashok Ramasubramanian, Jane Green, Shayk Umar, Cybele Abbett

Feb 18 2020

53mins

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Rank #3: Black History Month 2020: Devan Sandiford & Rev. Al Sharpton

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This week, we celebrate Black History Month with two stories about learning lessons and fighting the good fight.

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Devan Sandiford, Rev. Al Sharpton

Feb 21 2020

26mins

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Rank #4: The Moth Radio Hour: Hitchhiking, Mosh Pit, and Iggy Pop

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In this hour, a daughter realizes how naïve she’s been when she learns the truth about her mother’s pregnancy; a successful businessman reveals his childhood dream; a hitchhiker is picked up by an infamous driver; an exchange student experiences Japanese mosh pit etiquette; a teenager does a newspaper review of an Iggy Pop album and gets a surprising response. This episode is 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: Erin Barker, Alvin Hall, Paul Teodo, Sam Thurman, and Ameera Chowdhury.

Mar 31 2020

53mins

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Rank #5: It Takes A Village: Maxie Jones & Bruce Feiler

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This week, we’re talking about the villages that raise us.

Hosted by Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Maxie Jones, Bruce Feiler

Mar 27 2020

24mins

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Rank #6: The Moth Radio Hour: Wigs, Wigouts, and Insurance

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A woman decides whether she’s a wig person or a scarf person while undergoing chemotherapy, a magazine editor is confronted by rapper Foxy Brown, and a mother navigates the everyday after her son is gravely injured. 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: Jenny Allen, Danyel Smith, Stephanie Peirolo 

Mar 24 2020

53mins

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