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The Moth

Summary: 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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Podcasts:

 The Moth Radio Hour: Live at Town Hall, New York | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

A real fashionista auditions for a key role in The Devil Wears Prada; a tough guy father deals with his sensitive son; and an expectant mother gets unsettling news about her unborn child.

 All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Anthony Brinkley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:49

This week, Anthony Brinkley shares his complicated relationship with white people. This episode is hosted by one of the Moth’s Producers and Directors, Jodi Powell. Storyteller: Anthony Brinkley Hosted by: Jodi Powell

 The Moth Radio Hour: Play It Again, SLAM | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:24

In this hour, stories from The Moth's SLAM Showcase - a night of storytelling do-overs for tales from The Moth's archives that needed slight tweaks or a second chance. Standing out or fading away, chance encounters, and the importance of food. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: Gabby Shea, Jon Novick, Annie Tan, Carl Banks, Anoush Froundijian, Wendy Paige 

 All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Vin Shambry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:02

This week, a story of childhood freedom. This week’s episode of All Together Now is hosted by Amanda Garcia, the Associate Producer for the Mothworks program at The Moth. For more information on how to support organizations creating safe spaces for Black folks in nature, head to themoth.org/extras. Hosted by: Amanda Garcia Storyteller: Vin Shambry

 The Moth Radio Hour: Everything's Bigger in Texas | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:26

In this hour, stories live on Moth stages around the Lone Star State - Everything’s Bigger in Texas. This hour is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Meg Bowles Storytellers: Alyssa Ladd, Chris Gorman, Robert Holguin, Christopher Scott

 All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth: Shawna Renee Collins & Audrey Pleasant | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:53

This week, an episode celebrating the power and joy of Black women. This episode of All Together Now is hosted by one of The Moth’s producers and directors, Chloe Salmon. Hosted by: Chloe Salmon Storytellers: Shawna Renee Collins, Audrey Pleasant

 The Moth Radio Hour: Mismatch, Marriage, and a Marathon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:34

A woman follows love to a campsite, a man gets married and divorced and then remarried, and a public radio host runs the Boston Marathon as a guide for a visually impaired man.

 All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Chelsea Shorte | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:58

This week, we're celebrating Pride with a story that talks about the intersection of being Black and LGBTQIA in America. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Director of Marketing, Brandon Grant. Black Trans Lives Matter. Hosted by: Brandon Grant Storyteller: Chelsea Shorte

 The Moth Radio Hour: Voicing Tough Truths | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

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. Hosted by: Catherine Burns Storytellers: David Litt, Nimisha Ladva, Alexis Barton, Sharon Salzberg

 All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Boots Riley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:52

This week, Boot Riley talks about a time he did everything right. This episode is hosted by beloved Moth StorySLAM and Mainstage host, Jon Goode. Story by: Boots Riley

 The Moth Radio Hour: A Nobel Path | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

A special celebration from the world of science, from the 8th grade science fair to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. Storytellers: Sarah Schlesinger, Robin Frankel, Deirdre Bowen, and Roald Hoffmann.

 All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Carol Daniel | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:52

This week, a story about perceptions of race and the importance of celebrating your identity. For at least the month of June, each episode of All Together Now will focus on stories from Black tellers and be hosted by Black members of The Moth staff. We stand with bipoc and allies fighting for racial equality around the world. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Senior Curatorial Director, Suzanne Rust. Hosted by: Suzanne Rust Storyteller: Carol Daniel

 The Moth Radio Hour: How You See Me | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

In this hour, stories of how we see ourselves, the perceptions of others, and the often gaping chasm in between. The struggle to prove oneself, challenge a stereotype, keep up appearances, and finally discover what really fits. This hour is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, the producer of this show. Hosted by: Jay Allison Storytellers: Enrique García Naranjo, Aydrea Walden, Miles Crabtree, Kimberly Rose, Jessi Klein

 All Together Now: Fridays with The Moth - Grace Topinka & Pam Burrell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:01

This week on All Together Now: Friday’s with The Moth, stories about the trials and tribulations of finding your place. Stay tuned to the end of this episode to hear some helpful story prompts to think about and discuss after you listen! This episode is hosted by one of The Moth’s Senior Directors and hosts of The Moth Radio Hour, Jenifer Hixson. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: Grace Topinka, Pam Burrell

 The Moth Radio Hour: Love, Faith and Money | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:18

A man enters a world of high stakes gambling; a family tragedy turns into a stand-off with detectives; and a neuroscientist searches for clues of God’s existence.

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