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.

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272 Pieces

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Caption: Jamal Joseph, Credit: Kent Meister
In this hour, stories of do-overs, golden years, and new takes. One-more-chance—at work, in love, through art. This episode is hosted by Moth Senio...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Nimisha Ladva, Credit: Bob Sweeney
In this hour, tellers who tell the truth and nothing but the truth, even when it's hard. Finding the right words in front of the president, in the ...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2024
  • Length: 53:58
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In this hour, stories of time—its possibilities and its limitations. A secret room, a final basketball game, and a countdown to marriage—with no su...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Beth Gebresilasie, Credit: Autumn Stein
A special live edition of The Moth -- with five stories from a night showcasing the graduates of Moth High School storytelling workshops. Join us t...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Gabby Shea, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories from The Moth's SLAM Showcase - a night of storytelling do-overs for tales from The Moth's archives that needed slight tweaks...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Tomas Davila, Credit: Peter Cooper
This week, an episode in honor of Father's Day. Moments of unexpected understanding, confrontations in cars, and a rubber chicken. This episode is ...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Max García Conover, Credit: Tim Ouillette
In this hour, stories of childhood, growing up, and growing pains. From hearing your first Bruce Springsteen song, to experiencing a cultural divid...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2024
  • Length: 53:58
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In this hour, stories of being gentle and kind—to ourselves and to others. Health scares, sound baths, and friend dates. This episode is hosted by ...

  • Added: May 29, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Carmen Rita Wong, Credit: Deborah Martin
In this hour, stories from the double helix -- genetic makeup, inherited disease, and family secrets. It's all in the DNA. This hour is hosted by M...

  • Added: May 20, 2024
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Beth Ann Fennelly, Credit: Peter Cooper
In this hour, stories of structures and strictures—and the struggles against them. School assignments, teenage rebellion, and the proper time to ea...

  • Added: May 14, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Melissa Rodriguez, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special Mother's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention...

  • Added: May 06, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
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In this hour, a professional impersonator gets an unusual gig, a journalist is befuddled by the facts, and a brother sister duo who really love ba...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Zellia Fossett, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of the everyday moments that have lasting impacts. A fast-food chain giveaway, a perilous outing on the high seas and the emo...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2024
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Jessi Klein
In this hour, stories of how we see ourselves, the perceptions of others, and the often gaping chasm in between. The struggle to prove oneself, cha...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Anthony Chin-Quee, Credit: Elena Nassati
In this hour, stories of diving in—whether we want to or not. In a job, in a relationship, or into the unknown. This episode is hosted by Moth Seni...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Andrea Collier, Credit: Nkechi Chibueze
In this hour, stories of shifting perspectives, new outlooks, and realizations that shake our foundations. A mother receives unexpected news, a tee...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Amana Mbise, Credit: Michael Dinneen
In this hour, stories of the things we hold dear—kitchen staples, family heirlooms, and an important soccer ball. This episode is hosted by Moth Se...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Christian McBride
In this hour, stories of meeting one's idols, storytellers encountering the very people they've always wanted to meet. A signature turns into a men...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2024
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Sunny Jacobs, Credit: Neil Gonzalez
In this hour, stories of finding hope, grace, and light during unexpected times and in unexpected places. A bookstore, a high school tournament, an...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2024
  • Length: 53:59