The Moth Hour Specials

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  • Location: New York City, New York

The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Moth Radio Hour Specials are available to all stations.

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

Series

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11 Pieces

The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Moth Radio Hour Specials are available to all stations.


Pieces

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...

Bought by KVSC, KSRQ, KMUN, KTOO, WHQR and more


  • Added: Oct 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 23
Caption: CJ Hunt, Credit: Photo by Braden Moran
In this special episode of The Moth, we listen to five stories about fathers — from embarrassing jokes to tender moments shared on the road. The Mo...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KJZZ, KUAF Public Radio, WHFR, 'The Sea' and more


  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: Suzie Afridie, Credit: Photo by Sean Carter
In this hour, we celebrate things we do in the name of love. A woman is asked to choose between her family and the man she loves; a fisherman comes...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KAAD-LP, KTXK, KUER, WSLR and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Dawn Fraser
In this special December holiday hour, stories about celebration, differing traditions, and family. A mother and son do their best to keep the gift...

Bought by KSFR, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, KZYX, KCBX and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 26
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*Fundraising hour for stations carrying The Moth Radio Hour weekly. Includes pitch notes that you can adapt for your station.* In this hour, a ma...

Bought by KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, KVNF, Interlochen Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WLRH and more


  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 47:40
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: Karan Chopra, Credit: Photo by Caroline Lacey
In this special episode celebrating fathers, a man embraces his father's music; a new dad has a breakdown in the grocery store; a young father stru...

Bought by WBEZ, WNMU-FM, RadioFreePalmer, WYAP, WLPR and more


  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 22
Caption: Samuel Lewis Lee, Credit: Photo by 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...

Bought by KRPS, Wyoming Public Radio, Red River Radio Network, WGBH Radio Boston, WXXI and more


  • Added: Apr 20, 2017
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Abbas Mousa, Credit: Brian Powers
A special veteran’s day episode of The Moth. A soldier trains to land his plane on an aircraft carrier, a future marine rebels against her abusive ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio, KTXK, KMXT, KMUN, CIRH 98.3fm Roundhouse Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
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A special Holiday Hour from The Moth. The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a...

Bought by KBBI, KGOU, KUNM, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KISU and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 57
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A special Father's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour: We’ll hear from Harry S. Truman’s grandson, the children of military fathers, divorced dads,...

Bought by 'The Sea', Boise State Public Radio, KBBI, WXDU, KHNS and more


  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 21