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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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 The Moth Radio Hour: Veterans Day Special 2014 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

A special Veterans Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. After returning from active duty in the Middle East, a marine searches for new meaning; a 97 year old woman describes training young men for WWII combat as a WASP; a father being deployed to Iraq must find a way to explain it to his […]

 Swans, Squirrels and Snails: Majdy Fares & Lucie Moses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:55

This week, two hilarious stories about the lengths we go to for our animal friends. This episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Michelle Jalowski, a producer and director at The Moth. Make sure to check out our website, themoth.org/extras, for photos of Luc and Busta and Majdy’s Swan Lake. Storytellers: Majdy Fares, Lucie Moses

 The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Dublin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:21

A special live edition of The Moth from Dublin, Ireland. A comedian must convince a court that a joke he told was funny, a shop worker in Ireland helps bring attention to South African apartheid, a young man stands up to his bullies, and a man faces the death penalty for a crime he did […]

 The Moth Radio Hour: Past Tense, Future Perfect | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:26

In this hour, moments and memories that mold the future. Life or death choices made in an instant, bygone mistakes, and letting go of grudges and guilt. 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: Julie Pryor, Madeleine Berenson, Michael Fischer, Carol Seppilu

 Howlin' at the Moon: Kathleen McKitty Harris & Michael Walz | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:05

This week, we celebrate Halloween and the full moon with two stories about intuition and connecting with the other side. Happy Halloween and have a blessed Samhain! For more information about voting, head to themoth.org. Hosted by: Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Kathleen McKitty Harris, Michael Walz

 The Moth Radio Hour: Facing The Dark | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:43

In this hour, a chaplain guides a family through death and goodbyes; a man wanders New York City during the blackout of 2003; and a daughter tries to break her father’s silence about the Holocaust. Hosted by The Moth’s founder, George Dawes Green. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison […]

 Decisions, Decisions - Jill Chenault & Harjeet Kapor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:14

This week, two stories and two choices. This episode is hosted by Aleeza Kazmi. Storytellers: Jill Chenault, Harjeet Kapoor

 The Moth Radio Hour: Antidepressants and Anthony Hopkins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:53

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.

 The Moth Radio Hour: I See You | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:21

In this hour, stories about clarity and perspective. Seeing one another, feeling seen, and seeing oneself with the veil lifted. 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: Rae Wynn Grant, Angelica Lindsay-Ali, Josh Holland, Grace Topinka, Zakiya Minifee

 The Moth Radio Hour: Fear Factor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

In this hour, stories of fear -- facing it, outgrowing it, and learning from it. From shadowy childhood demons, to the anxieties of parenthood, and life or death choices in the face of discrimination. 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: Zaena Tessema, Diane Kastiel, Tito Chavez-Nguyen, Patricia Aro, Chelsea Shorte, Rufus May

 The Moth Radio Hour: Put to the Test | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:23

In this hour, stories of testing one's own limitations and discovering new wells of strength and resolve. This episode 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: Lucy Danser, Albert Fox Cahn, Quratulain Fatima, Tim FitzHigham

 Swiftly Flow the Days: Caroline Connolly & Christopher Moncayo-Torres | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:20

This week, stories of parenting and being parented.This week’s episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by the director of MothWorks at The Moth, Kate Tellers, featuring two special surprise guests. Storytellers: Caroline Connolly, Christopher Moncayo-Torres

 The Moth Radio Hour: Me, Myself, and I: Stories of Questioned Identity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:21

A “spambot” takes over a man’s life; rules are broken during a night at the bar; a woman’s career ambition is challenged by her health; and a young Mormon must weigh desire with devotion. Hosted by The Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison […]

 Kathi Kinnear Hill - "But I Just Might" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:17

This week, Kathi Kinnear Hill has hard conversations on the campaign trail. This week’s episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Jon Goode. Head to the extras for this weeks episode for photos from Kathi, as well as information about registering to vote - themoth.org/extras. Hosted by: Jon Goode Storyteller: Kathi Kinnear Hill

 The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Boston | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:21

A special Live edition of The Moth  at Wilbur Theater in Boston, Massachusetts. Hosted by Tara Clancy with additional hosting from Jay Allison. An internet scam gets emotional; a couple decide to have their second child; a patient waits for an organ  transplant; and a young Pakistani man is forever-changed by rock and roll. The […]

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