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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:

 Mirrors: Kujegi Camara & Nyla Gilstrap | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:27

In this special Black History Month Episode, two stories about self-image and what "beauty" means. This episode is hosted by Moth producer and director, Jodi Powell. Storytellers: Kujegi Camara, Nyla Gilstrap

 The Moth Radio Hour: Women in the World | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

A special episode featuring stories from women around the world. Resilient children, computer crashes, swimming lessons, life after a house fire, standing up to bullies and accepting help from strangers. Hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Storytellers: Katie Smith, Catherine Palmer, Cal Wilson, Liz Allen, Kusum Thapa, and Beverley Engelman.

 The Moth Radio Hour: In Service Of | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:24

In this hour, stories of giving and receiving. A volunteer, a would-be chef, a firefighter, a date in need of a liver, and a scientist who needs a helping hand before she can help anyone else. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Storytellers: Kayleigh Hudson, Stacey Curry, Sivad Johnson, Kristin Huang, Mary-Claire King

 Love Hurts: Kemp Powers & Beth Bradley | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:37

This week, two stories of love, losing it and finding it again when you least expect it. This episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Dame Wilburn. Storytellers: Kemp Powers, Beth Bradley

 The Moth Radio Hour: Chess, Romance and Kathmandu | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:37

The first African American Grand Master details his unorthodox education and the private chess match that defines him; a socialite trying to escape an unhappy marriage accidentally crashes the coronation of the king of Nepal; and an octogenarian makes an romantic connection with a man she worked with over a half a century before. This episode is hosted by Jenny Allen with Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Storytellers: Maurice Ashley, Bokara Legendre, Cynthia Riggs

 The Moth Radio Hour: Turning the Page | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

In this hour, stories of acceptance, moving on, and letting go. Growing older and maybe wiser, and stepping boldly into the future. This hour is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness Storytellers: Elizabeth Gray, Neema Avashia, Maxie Jones, Jennifer Birmingham, Susan Earley, Erik Heen

 Right Here, Right Now: Julie Baker & Meg Lavery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:15

This week, two stories about moments of reckoning. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode. Recording support from Tiffany Goode. Storytellers: Julie Baker, Meg Lavery

 The Moth Radio Hour: Ski, Poe, Spa, and Towers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:25

An avid skier saves the day, a caretaker gets caught up in the life of a famous 19th Century poet, a woman vacations at a fancy clothes-optional spa, and a daughter tries to surprise her mom at the World Trade Center one September morning.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Birds of A Feather | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:24

Let the feathers fly! This week, a special avian hour. Stories from a Ravenmaster, a scientist, and a reluctant chicken farmer about the birds that made them as happy as a lark or as crazy as a loon. This episode is hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, and her parrot, Hamilton. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Catherine Burns, Hamilton Burns Storytellers: Christopher Skaife, Dame Wilburn, Irene Pepperburg

 A Little Crush: Tim Lopez & Janine Hilling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:53

This week, stories of childhood crushes and all the fun and embarrassment they entail. Hosted by: Chloe Salmon Storytellers: Tim Lopez, Janine Hilling

 The Moth Radio Hour: Beauty Queens, The LBJ Library and Holdups | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:09

The Moth Live in Austin, TX: a girl gets “discovered” at charm school; a Texas romance is thwarted by religion; and a teenage hotel clerk comes of age at gunpoint.

 The Moth Radio Hour: Not What They Seem | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:24

In this hour, tales that remind us that looks can be deceiving. Disguises, surprises from strangers, and reckoning with one's own identity. This episode 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: Phill Branch, Raabia Wazir, Jean le Bec. Micheal Devlin, Jim Giaccone

 Onwards! - Alix Born & Carlton Parks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:08

In this New Year's Day episode, stories of moving into uncharted territory. Hosted by: Jon Goode Storytellers: Alix Born, Carlton Parks

 The Moth Radio Hour: Finding Your Calling | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:34

A speech writer has a defining moment at the White House; a young Carl Bernstein gets his first job as a copy boy in a news room; a firefighter charges into his first big blaze; and a doctor struggles with duty and identity while serving in a medical camp in Syria. Hosted by The Moth’s […]

 Put A Fork In It - Annie Share & Pamela Covington | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:14

2020 is 86-ed! In this episode, stories of food and celebration. For more information on how to help food-insecure folks this year, head to themoth.org/extras. Hosted by: Kate Tellers Storytellers: Annie Share, Pamela Covington

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