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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256 Pieces

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Caption: Bridgett Davis, Credit: Liz Mackinder
In this hour, stories of learning from one's parents. Difficult life lessons, words of wisdom (not always heeded), and being lead by example. Liste...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2023
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Alan Rabinowitz, Credit: Sarah Stacke
In this hour, stories of encounters with the animal kingdom. Songbirds, rogue rams, carnivorous threats—and friends. This episode is hosted by Moth...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Caitlin FitzGerald, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of things past shaping the here and now; the smell and taste of home, whirlwind romance, and finding comfort and kinship in t...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2023
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Oscar Saavedra, Credit: Nathan Napolitano
Stories are medicine for the soul, but in this hour, stories of real medicine. Hospital residencies, doctor visits, and difficult diagnoses. This e...

  • Added: Nov 15, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Jill Morgenthaler, Credit: Photo by Jason Falchook
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, I...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Arn Chorn-Pond, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of war, face-offs, and confronting the demons within. A man must come to terms with his sexuality (as well as those who judge...

  • Added: Oct 30, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Isamula Elika Malesi, Credit: Mervyn Omari
In this episode, stories of hidden truths, white lies, and defied expectations—on dates, at a wake, and on the dance floor. This episode is hosted ...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Trina Robinson, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of the digital space and its affect on the family connection IRL. From digital carts to hive minds and data collection - clos...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2023
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Christal Brown, Credit: Alison Evans
In this hour, moxie, grit, and growing up. Stories of the strength, both physical and mental, of young women. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Produc...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
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Special delivery!—a Moth Radio Hour all about letters. At work, for romance, and to the Tooth Fairy. This episode is hosted by Moth Executive Produ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Monte Montepare, Credit: Keni Fukudome
A special live edition of The Moth brought to you from the Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, California. An encounter in the Alaskan wilderness, an ...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2023
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Cheech Marin, Credit: Braden Moran
In this hour, stories of ringtones, rekindled connections, and revolution. Revealing phone calls, missed messages, and finding one's calling. This ...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2023
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Betsy Lamberson, Credit: Lindley Rust
In this hour, stories of healing. Moving through loss, unexpected sources of comfort, and bonds forged in grief. This episode is hosted by Jay Alli...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Caridad De La Luz, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, stories of shedding the past and looking towards the future; from fashion faux-pas to exoneration. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Will Mackin, Credit: Danny Ngan
Aerial antics, magic tricks, and unwelcome rescue missions. In this hour, stories of momentous decisions, massive undertakings, and opportunities w...

  • Added: Aug 29, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Ritija Gupta, Credit: Dave Burbank
In this hour, fasting, feasting, and traveling salmon; stories about foods that nourish the body as well as the soul. Hosted by The Moth's Executiv...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Pedro Haro, Credit: Charles Myers
In this hour, we put the adage "older and wiser" to the test with stories of children providing new perspectives and taking charge. In school, in t...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Teller, Credit: Bridget Bennett
In this hour, true stories of taking center stage from a magician, a musician, a member of the underground resistance in Chile and a soldier statio...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2023
  • Length: 53:59
Caption: Sofija Stefanovic, Credit: Allison Evans
In this hour, stories of moments of beauty, awe, and clarity uncovered amidst chaos and the quotidian. Hosted by the Moth's Artistic Director Cathe...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2023
  • Length: 54:00