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The Moth

The Moth

On Tuesday's and Friday’s The Moth’s podcast feed presents episodes of the Peabody-Award Winning Moth Radio Hour and original episodes of The Moth Podcast.

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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  • 800 - The Moth Radio Hour: Second Acts

    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 Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers:Jamal Joseph is tasked with putting on a play in prison. After not working for almost 2 decades, Neerja Kapoor takes on an unexpected job.Craig Mangum and his girlfriend have more in common than anticipated. Rhonda Sternberg describes dating "while old."After losing her father, Blessing Omakwu has a crisis of faith.

    Tue, 23 Jul 2024 - 53min
  • 799 - The Moth Podcast: Moon Landing Anniversary

    In this special episode, we celebrate the 55th anniversary of the moon landing with some of our favorite stories all about space. Hosted by educator, storyteller, and astronaut Leland Melvin, we'll visit NASA training camp, the Hubble telescope, Pluto, and everywhere in between.Host:Leland MelvinStorytellers:Mike Massimino details his high stakes mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.Cathy Olkin must troubleshoot a problem more than 4 billion miles away.Leland Melvin suffers a devastating injury that seemingly cuts short his dream of flying in space.Podcast: 876

    Fri, 19 Jul 2024 - 48min
  • 798 - The Moth Radio Hour: Voicing Tough Truths

    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 face of the patriarchy, during a shocking encounter, and to pass on knowledge. This hour is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers:David Litt channels his alter ego, "Lips," while working as a presidential speechwriter.Nimisha Ladva sees the subtle ways her mother defies the patriarchal structure of her extended family.Alexis Barton learns nothing good happens after midnight.Sharon Salzberg's meditation teacher encourages her to use her voice and past experience to help othersPodcast: 657

    Tue, 16 Jul 2024 - 53min
  • 797 - Special Announcement: The Moth's Mainstage Tour Dates!

    If you enjoy the stories you hear on The Moth Podcast then come experience the magic of true stories told live in person at a Moth Mainstage show near you! The Moth Mainstage features five storytellers and a notable host who all share true tales–centered on a common theme—live and without notes! Tickets are on sale now at themoth.org/mainstage Tour stops include Martha's Vineyard, New York City, Manhattan, Toronto, New Haven, London, Iowa City, Tampa, Boston, Honolulu, Fort Collins, Fargo, Princeton, Austin, Atlanta, Nairobi, Portland, and Chicago with first-time stops in East Hampton, New York and Bismarck, North Dakota! "When it comes to engaging and brilliant storytelling, The Moth never disappoints." — Forbes“[The stories] range from touching to just plain hilarious.” — GQ Australia

    Fri, 12 Jul 2024 - 04min
  • 796 - The Moth Radio Hour: All About Time

    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 suitor in sight. Hosted by Moth director Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers:Otis Gray tries to save his relationship via a grand romantic gesture. Reina Bolds is in denial about her sister, her partner in basketball, leaving for college.Anu Senan chronicles her family's many attempts at finding her a husband. Vivian Yoon feels invisible at home and in schoolPodcast: 892

    Tue, 09 Jul 2024 - 53min
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