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Rank #3 in Performing Arts category

Comedy
Performing Arts

The Moth

By The Moth

Rank #3 in Performing Arts category

Comedy
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.

iTunes Ratings

12056 Ratings
Average Ratings
9982
1045
439
310
280

THIS IS AMAZING OMG

By social blooderfly - Nov 22 2018
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I’m ten and I listen to this every morning!!!😁😄😃😀😇🙂🥰😘😍🥳

Story’s

By Awesome Manon - Nov 16 2018
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Great story’s! Just amazing! Love the moth sooo much!

iTunes Ratings

12056 Ratings
Average Ratings
9982
1045
439
310
280

THIS IS AMAZING OMG

By social blooderfly - Nov 22 2018
Read more

I’m ten and I listen to this every morning!!!😁😄😃😀😇🙂🥰😘😍🥳

Story’s

By Awesome Manon - Nov 16 2018
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Great story’s! Just amazing! Love the moth sooo much!

Top 10 Episode of The Moth

Rank #1: The Moth Radio Hour: Astronauts, Family Tree, and Drips

Sep 25 2018
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A special live event from Cooper Union. Andrew Solomon describes his circuitous route to becoming a dad, a cellist makes a disturbing discovery about a neighbor, and astronaut Michael J. Massimino details his high stakes mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Hosted by Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Originally podcasted: 8/6/2013 Storytellers: Andrew Solomon, Marika Hughes, and Mike Massimino Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #2: The Moth Radio Hour: Live from New York City

Jul 31 2018
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In this hour, stories from a live Moth Mainstage in New York City. A teacher demonstrates the hard lessons of the frontier, a man's photo causes a firestorm, and a freedom rider rises in the face of the Jim Crow. Hosted by CJ Hunt. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. For photos and other extras from this episode, please visit TheMoth.org Storytellers: Micaela Blei, Nathan Englander, Barbara Bowie, and CJ Hunt. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #3: The Moth Radio Hour: You Say Goodbye

Jul 24 2018
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In this hour, four stories on saying farewell to family, the past, or sometimes the very earth we stand on. Hosted by Meg Bowles, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Storytellers: Ash Bhardwaj, Courtney Antonioli, Becca Stevens, and Michael Such. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #4: The Moth Radio Hour: Doctors, Saints, and Secrets

Sep 11 2018
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A young doctor is whisked halfway across the globe to care for an ailing international religious icon, a daughter discovers her father’s painstakingly kept secret, and an oncologist raised in India describes the way death is handled in his native country. 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. Originally podcasted: 1/15/2013 Storytellers: Bliss Broyard, Siddhartha Mukherjee, and George Lombardi. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #5: The Moth Radio Hour: Stepchild, Big Brother, Mugshot

Sep 18 2018
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Comic Tig Notaro details her complicated relationship with her step-father; a New York City cop on a bust discovers the value of a mug shot; and a teenager rebels after her brother is disowned. 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.

Rank #6: The Moth Radio Hour: Prison, Princes, and Playgrounds

Aug 28 2018
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A woman sets off in search of transformation and ends up in a harem in Bandar Seri Begawan, a teacher discovers her playground has turned into a 3rd grade war zone, singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega debates whether to take the stage at The Glastonbury Music Festival in the face of a death threat, and Damien Echols describes life after spending 18 years on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Originally podcasted: 4/23/2013 Storytellers: Jillian Lauren, Micaela Blei, Suzanne Vega, and Damien Echols Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #7: The Moth Radio Hour: Texas Hold' Em, Kin, and Cloistered Nuns

Aug 21 2018
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Professional gambler Annie Duke details a pivotal poker game at the televised Tournament of Champions, road rage lands a new mom in jail, a young woman is about to give birth just as her grandfather is dying, and a Holocaust survivor describes hiding with cloistered nuns as a little girl during World War 2. 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: Annie Duke, Stacy Keene, Adam Fawer, and Flora Hogman. Originally podcasted: 5/28/13 Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #8: The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Jackson, Wyoming

Sep 04 2018
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In this episode, we present four stories all about coming to the precipice of catastrophe. A vicious rumor shakes the foundations of family and home, a potential romance takes a dark turn, and a woman’s heritage dangles over oblivion by a thread. Hosted by Tara Clancy in front of a live audience in Jackson, Wyoming, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Storytellers: Cristina Briones, Terrance Flynn, and Nina McConigley. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #9: The Moth Radio Hour: In Transit!

Aug 14 2018
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In this hour, we're on the move Three stories from the road, rail, and the sky. Hosted by Catherine Burns, The Moth’s Artistic Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Storytellers: Belal Mobarak, Ted Conover, and Rosanne Cash. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Rank #10: The Moth Radio Hour: Moth Eaten: Adventures in Food

Aug 07 2018
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A special live edition of The Moth at Cooper Union in NYC, "Moth Eaten: Adventures in Food". Best-selling author Adam Gopnik and his wife have an ongoing battle about the proper way to cook meat; celebrity chef David Chang shares his anxiety about receiving, and possibly losing, Michelin Stars; comedian Lisa Lampanelli tells about her hilarious and moving stint at a fitness camp. Hosted by Moth Radio Hour Producer Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Advisory: This episode contains graphic description of the preparation of an animal for meat. Originally podcasted: 8/23/2016 Storytellers: Adam Gopnik, David Chang, and Lisa Lampanelli Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth