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The Moth

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Rank #1 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.

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13560 Ratings
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Nice

By ms123456780 - Mar 26 2019
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I like the moth logo. :)

Best

By jomopembo - Mar 23 2019
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The moth sets the bar for all the rest.

iTunes Ratings

13560 Ratings
Average Ratings
11109
1227
523
370
331

Nice

By ms123456780 - Mar 26 2019
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I like the moth logo. :)

Best

By jomopembo - Mar 23 2019
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The moth sets the bar for all the rest.

Cover image of The Moth

The Moth

Updated about 1 month ago

Rank #1 in Performing Arts category

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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: Live from Jackson, Wyoming

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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

Sep 04 2018
53 mins
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Rank #2: The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Martha’s Vineyard

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A mother monitors her teen’s internet use; a preacher’s husband feels the love of community; and a deep sea fisherman navigates a deadly storm at sea. Live in Martha’s Vineyard, hosted by Adam Gopnik. Storytellers: Jenny Allen, Bill Eville, Buddy VanderhoopOriginally aired: 1/28/14

Feb 19 2019
52 mins
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Rank #3: The Moth Radio Hour: Doctors, Prom, and Ellen

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A high schooler encounters racism when he tries to go to prom, a young woman is afraid to tell her grandmother that she is gay, an English woman has to answer a tough question on her US citizenship test, and a doctor must make a life and death decision for his mother. Hosted by The Moth's Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Storytellers: Hasan Minhaj, Catherine Smyka, Mel Dockery, Jeremy Orvik Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

Dec 11 2018
53 mins
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Rank #4: The Moth Radio Hour: Bearing Witness

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In this hour, stories of mistakes, perseverance, and lessons learned, often the hard way. Alice Schaffer, a preacher's daughter, grows up in fear of the lessons learned in Sunday school. Dawn Ross tries to adjust to life in rural Arkansas. D. Parvaz, a journalist covering the uprising in Syria, is arrested and imprisoned. Leland Melvin suffers a devastating injury that cuts short his dream of flying in space. Hosted by: Meg Bowles Storytellers: Alice Shaffer, Dawn Ross, D. Parvaz, Leland Melvin

Feb 12 2019
52 mins
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Rank #5: The Moth Radio Hour: Texas Hold' Em, Kin, and Cloistered Nuns

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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

Aug 21 2018
53 mins
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Rank #6: The Moth Radio Hour: Second Chances

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In this hour, we present four stories of getting another shot. Tales of tenacity, unexpected fortune, and redemption in moments both great and small. 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: Joshua Blau, Navrioska Mateo, Faith Salie, Sherman “OT” Powell Sponsored by: www.mrsfields.com/ www.theglenlivet.com/moth www.gillette.com/ www.bostonbeer.com/

Nov 27 2018
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Rank #7: The Moth Radio Hour: Hope and Glory

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In this hour, four stories of determination, hope and battling for both survival and respect. From bootcamp in Fort Bragg to base camp in Kirkuk, Iraq; from the front lines to the home front. 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. Storytellers: Jill Morgenthaler, Dylan Park, Franny Civitano, and Jerry Neal. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Nov 13 2018
53 mins
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Rank #8: The Moth Radio Hour: Doctors, Saints, and Secrets

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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

Sep 11 2018
53 mins
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Rank #9: The Moth Radio Hour: Deer Meat, Dance Moves, and Motherhood

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A young mother is obsessed with creating an absolutely perfect life for her children, Moth founder George Dawes Green details a bizarre interruption during a beloved poker game in Georgia, and a little boy’s dreamy childhood comes to a screeching halt on a North Carolina highway.  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. Storytellers: Joyce Maynard, George Dawes Green, and Kevin Free. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Nov 06 2018
53 mins
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Rank #10: Black History Month: Emily Richmond and Maxie Jones

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This week, we’re celebrating Black History Month with special guest host R. Eric Thomas. We have two stories: Emily Richmond wrestles with a grade school survey; and Maxie Jones witnesses a historic night in Harlem, NY. R. Eric Thomas recorded this episode at the Sundance Film Festival with the help of the Sundance TV team in their pop-up podcast studio. Hosted by: R. Eric Thomas Storytellers: Emily Richmond, Maxie Jones

Feb 22 2019
23 mins
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Rank #11: The Moth Radio Hour: Knowing How and When to Fight

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In this hour, five stories of picking our battles. The internal and external pressures that guide how we speak up, speak out, or stay silent. Hosted by: Catherine Burns Stortellers: Hillary Boone, Maria Hodermarska, Ed Mabaya, Brad Lawrence and Angela Lush

Jan 15 2019
51 mins
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Rank #12: The Moth Radio Hour: Don't Stop The Music

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In this hour, Motown, hip hop, folk and pop. Stories of the indelible impact of music on both its creators and listeners. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: David Montgomery, Cal Street, Dawn Smith, Jin Au-Yeung

Feb 05 2019
52 mins
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Rank #13: The Moth Radio Hour: Reality TV, an Egg Timer, and a Burglary

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A romance is threatened by a reality TV show; a speechwriter has a showdown with Bill Clinton; a woman helps her aging father; and a man’s courage is put to the test in his own home.

Jan 29 2019
53 mins
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Rank #14: The Moth Radio Hour: Ionesco, Voodoo and Therapy

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A high school student in Nebraska tries to bluff his way through a French assignment, a Voodoo Priestess tries to help the New Orleans Saints get to the Superbowl, and a man starts to believe his psychiatrist is a real flirt. 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. Storytellers: Michael Rips, Ava K. Jones, Andy Christie. Sponsored by: www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Nov 20 2018
53 mins
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Rank #15: The Moth Radio Hour: Hearing Voices

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In this hour: stories of the power of sound -- and the newness we find through listening, and trusting our ears. 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: Stanley Alpert, Faith Ekienabor, T Dixon, Anna Schuleit  Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

Jan 22 2019
52 mins
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Rank #16: The Moth Radio Hour: Family Photos, Grandmothers, Legos & Revenge

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A family reunites around a hospital bed; a grandmother shares wisdom (and a beer) with her grandson; a third-grade teacher underestimates the power of Legos; and a bullied teen plots revenge.

Jan 08 2019
51 mins
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Rank #17: The Moth Radio Hour: Two Weddings and a Prison Break

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Writer and bon vivant, Simon Doonan, sets out on a mission to fulfill a childhood desire; a secret finally catches up with a suburban housewife and mother; a college drop out finds himself in the unlikeliest of places and a young woman sets out to sabotage the wedding of the man she loves. Hosted by The Moth's Curatorial Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Storytellers: Simon Doonan, Marie Walsh, Carlos Kotkin, Jill Donnelly Hosted by: Meg Bowles

Dec 04 2018
53 mins
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Rank #18: The Moth Radio Hour: Astronauts, Family Tree, and Drips

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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

Sep 25 2018
53 mins
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Rank #19: Travel Tales: Emma John & T. Richard Corcoran

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In this special podcast episode, stories all about the transformative qualities of travel. This is the first episode of a two-part series, and this week we'll hear from Emma John and T. Richard Corcoran. Emma John brings a friend's young daughter on a trip to rekindle the magic of Venice. T. Richard Corcoran undergoes a test physical and courageous fortitude while cycling to raise funds for AIDS. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Sponsored by: AFAR Magazine www.rocketmortgage.com/Moth www.squarespace.com/Moth www.ziprecruiter.com/Moth

Sep 14 2018
26 mins
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Rank #20: The Moth Radio Hour: Love, Serve and Protect

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In this hour, stories of heroes, mentors, and our greatest supporters. A Coast Guard rescue swimmer considers his career, a lawyer learns the meaning of justice, and a songstress pens lyrics for her loved one. Rob Simpson takes us behind the scenes of life as a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer. Sheila Calloway searches for fairness and empathy in the justice system. Beth Nielsen Chapman finds magic in the writing of a song. Storytellers: Rob Simpson, Sheila Calloway, Beth Nielsen Hosted by: Meg Bowles Sponsored by: www.bostonbeer.com/

Jan 01 2019
53 mins
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