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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159 Pieces

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Caption: Jon Bennett, Credit: Jack Pasco
In this hour, stories of outsiders, being at odds, and discomfort. A man feels more at home with machines than people, a young girl encounters a te...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Robinah Babirye, Credit: Libby Lewis
In this hour, stories from across the globe. From a secret in Kampala to ire in the air over Beijing, and the fear and hope both inherent in immigr...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Nadia Bolz-Weber, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special live edition of The Moth recorded at The Players Club in New York City. A professional who works with adoption services details the perso...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Melanie Yazzie, Credit: Photo by Jessica Taves
In this episode we travel to Chicago, the Navajo Nation in Arizona, and then end the hour on the sidelines of the Tour de France. A man struggles w...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Sala Udin, Credit: Renee Rosensteel
On the cusp of a new marriage, a woman must first revisit her divorce; a Freedom Rider shares details of a harrowing night in jail during the Civil...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Al Letson, Credit: Liz Mackinder
Mike Birbiglia ("Sleepwalk with Me") goes through a breakup on a remote island; two women meet by chance on a dark street and share secrets; a fath...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Wendy Suzuki, Credit: Jason Falchook
A special live edition of The Moth from the 2014 World Science Festival in New York City. A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own fa...

  • Added: Sep 04, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: June Cross, Credit: Sarah Stacke
A young woman is told to keep her heritage a secret...by her mother; a reckless partier gets shipwrecked and has to sober up enough to save the day...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Francois Clemmons, Credit: Jason Falchook
In this hour, discovering one's roots, struggles to be taken seriously, and an unconventional Batman. Stories of finding and being true to oneself....

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Albert Maysles, Credit: Robin Damore
An evangelist searches for souls and customers in the aisles of a Target store; an adolescent money-making scheme is hatched in 1970s Spanish Harle...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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 12, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Nina Mitchell, Credit: Allison Evans
A special live edition of The Moth in Boston, hosted by Steve Burns with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A teenage boy confronts his stepfather...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Malcolm Gladwell, Credit: Flash Rosenberg
In this hour, stories from author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an African-Ameri...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: Carl Pillitteri, Credit: Jason Falchook
A woman finds an unexpected new family when she adopts a son, a bad soldier learns to write from personal loss, and a man is working at a nuclear p...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • 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: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:58