The Moth Radio Hour

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The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight audiences with their honesty, bravery and humor.

Brought to you by PRX and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Learn more about The Moth, the series and live events at exchange.prx.org/themoth. The Moth is available by annual carriage fee. Rates are based on your station TSR. Please contact Sean Nesbitt at sean.nesbitt@prx.org for more information or help in subscribing to the program.


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197 Pieces

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Caption: Ali Al Abdullatif
In this hour, Doctors, Judgements and Dictators! Stories of Patriot Games both on and off the field, huge decisions in the face of life and death; ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Cynthia Riggs
This week The Moth Radio Hour is proud to present to you stories full of pleasant surprises. From unexpected friends, to the Civil Rights Movement,...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Pilar Siman, Credit: Photo by Jacquelin Reyna
In this hour, a man serves up cocktails with extra flavor; a young ballerina fills a delicate role with force; food helps to bridge a cultural gap;...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Daisy Rosario
A special Moth Radio Hour with stories originating from our annual "Love Hurts" StorySLAM. Love lost, love found, unwanted spotlights and the famil...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Andrew Solomon, Credit: Jason Falchook
An episode about the trials of young adulthood: A girl at summer camp tries to keep up with her sophisticated fellow campers, a writer loses a trea...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Bisi Alimi, Credit: Mark Arrigo
A special Moth Radio Hour in celebration of PRIDE! Stories of first kisses, drag queens, and coming out -- to others and to oneself. This episode i...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Victor Levenstein
In this hour, a man fights street noise with poetry; a mother of three journeys to find true north; and a book lover faces danger in the Soviet Uni...

  • Added: Jun 21, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Boris Timanovsky, Credit: Jordan Silverman
A special Father's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour: A man who faints at the sight of blood prepares to become a father, a Russian immigrant take...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Kathleen Turner, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of female strength. Mothers you don't mess with and women, who stick to their guns (and goals). This episode is hosted by Mot...

  • Added: Jun 04, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Bess Stillman
In this hour, Moth GrandSLAM stories from around the country. PTSD, a trans teen, college, eBay, prison, eye contact and the emergency room. Hoste...

  • Added: May 28, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Eric Thomas, Credit: Libby Lewis
In this hour, stories about and by people who are unapologetically themselves. Knowing where you belong on the ballfield, writing as the ultimate m...

  • Added: May 24, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Karen Duffin, Credit: Dare Kumolu-Johnson
A college kid has his jaw wired shut, a man receives the best gift ever from the love of his life, a young Mormon tries to extinguish her doubts, a...

  • Added: May 17, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Mariam Bazeed, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of starting fresh. Unexpected opportunities, budding relationships, your next home, and a new take. This episode is hosted by...

  • Added: May 10, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Samuel Lewis Lee, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to Mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl g...

  • Added: May 03, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Samuel James, Credit: Joseph Michael
A 5-year-old girl is caught stealing by her strict mother, a shy writer gives her first ever interview on national TV, a child gets caught in the s...

  • Added: Apr 26, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Onnesha Roychoudhuri, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of support coming from surprising places -- and moments of seemingly divine intervention. Family ties, a raucous subway ride,...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Nathan Englander, Credit: Jason Falchook
The victim of a random stabbing struggles to reestablish his life while suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, author Nathan Englander desc...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Kathi Kinnear Hill, Credit: Lindley Rust
In this hour, stories of healing, hope, and heart. A birthday celebration, a dream job, the importance of an heirloom and chance encounters when we...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Noreen Riols, Credit: Jason Falchook
A record breaking, adventurer sets his sites on the English Channel, a seamstress becomes an advocate for her child and a young woman is recruited ...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2021
  • Length: 54:00