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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192 Pieces

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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
Caption: Padma Lakshmi, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of the people and pastimes that get us through hardships. Illness, ire, and an accident, and what and who we find to provide ...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Piper Kerman, Credit: Sarah Stacke
When a beloved patient’s cancer returns, a psychologist confesses that she is at a loss for words, an inmate at a women’s prison describes the surp...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2021
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Betty Reid Soskin, Credit: Andy Benson
In this hour, we're drawing back the curtain! Surprises, discoveries, and difficult realizations. All will be revealed... This hour is hosted by Mo...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Kemp Powers, Credit: Eli Goldstein
An author who treasures the art of letter-writing is spellbound by an inmate who becomes a pen pal, a man comes to terms with a personal tragedy ca...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Patience Murray, Credit: Leah Haydock
In this hour, the moments of shock and uncanny realizations, and the tenacity, perspective, and humor that help us through. An unexpected skating p...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2021
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Cal Wilson, Credit: Timothy Herbert
A special episode featuring stories from women around the world. Resilient children, computer crashes, swimming lessons, life after a house fire, s...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2021
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Sivad Johnson, Credit: Peter Cooper
In this hour, stories of giving and receiving. A volunteer, a would-be chef, a firefighter, a date in need of a liver, and a scientist who needs a ...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2021
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Bokara Legendre, Credit: Amanda Kowalski
A special live edition of The Moth on Martha’s Vineyard, hosted by Jenny Allen with additional hosting by Jay Allison. The first African American G...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2021
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Maxie Jones, Credit: Liz Mackinder
In this hour stories of acceptance, moving on, and letting go. Growing older and maybe wiser, and stepping boldly into the future. This hour is hos...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Jennifer Kohnhorst, Credit: Devyn Lempke
An avid skier saves the day, a caretaker gets caught up in the life of a famous 19th Century poet, a woman vacations at a fancy clothes-optional sp...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Christopher Skaife, Credit: Jason Falchook
Let the feathers fly! This week, a special avian hour. Stories from a Ravenmaster, a scientist, and a reluctant chicken farmer about the birds that...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Sarah Bird, Credit: Roger Ho
A special live edition of The Moth at The Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas. A small town girl from Alabama attends charm school and gets ‘discove...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2021
  • Length: 53:58