The Moth show

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:

 James Braly: Finally, We Agree | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:47

A man struggles through a divorce after 20 years of marriage.

 Marie Walsh: A Tale of Two Lives | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:10

A secret finally catches up with a suburban mother.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Millionaire Hot Seat, Monkey, Assassin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:22

A writer and her daughter move to an impoverished community; a lonely man befriends an orphaned monkey; and an actress is horrified by a paparazzi shot of her in her "bathers."

 Carl Pillitteri: Fog of Disbelief | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:21

A man is working at a nuclear power plant when disaster strikes.

 Simon Doonan: Every Expense Was Spared | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:02

A man sets out on a mission to fulfill a childhood desire.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Pornography, Divinity and Mercy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:51

A father finds the internet a scary place; a woman appreciates her strict minister grandfather; and a man strives to forgive.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Bulls, Bikes, Bullets, Brother | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:58

A student runs with bulls; bicycle shopping gets complicated; a man sees warning signs on date; a woman meets her long lost brother; and a survivor has a recipe for healing.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Firemen, Bourbon, Bathhouses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:50

A literary woman falls for a New York City fireman; Jim Beam's great-grandson talks about growing up in a Kentucky bourbon family; and a father and son battle liberal guilt in a sauna.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Cops, Dumpster Diving, and Mental Illness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:52

A tough cop gets a small, fluffy dog;  a college student tries dumpster diving; a mom changes her birth plan; and a surfer deals with his wife’s depression.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Antidepressants, Anthony Hopkins and Iran | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:53

A scientist abruptly stops taking his medication, an actor lands a part in a big film, and a woman visits her home country during a time of political unrest.

 StorySLAM Favorites: Adam Fawer & Carlos Kotkin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:22

Road rage lands a new mom in jail, and a college dropout finds himself in an unlikely place.

 April Salazar: The Reveal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:03

A woman is raised by a free-spirited mother.

 The Moth Holiday Special: Ophira Eisenberg & Andy Christie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:41

A Jewish girl meets Santa, and a boy is underwhelmed by his Christmas present.

 Jill Donnelly & Tim Manley: StorySLAM Favorites | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:12

A girl sets out to sabotage a wedding, and a boy gets through a hospital stay.

 Moth Bonus Podcast: Mike Birbiglia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:36

A comedian is an awkward guest at a charity event.

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