The Moth Radio Hour
Storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers, and take the audience on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and
Love, Faith, and Money
A man enters a world of high stakes gambling; a family tragedy turns into a stand-off with police detectives; and a neuroscientist searches for clues of God's existence.
Jul 20, 2014
Monkeys, Calzones, and Jaywalkers
In this hour, a man is instructed not to fall in love with his monkey, but fails; renowned performer Sarah Jones finds herself the subject of racial profiling; and the inventor of the Baby Calzone runs into trouble with the Mob.
Jul 06, 2014
Gang Initiations, My Way, and the KKK
Stories from beloved author Malcolm Gladwell about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an African-American home care attendant caring for a dying Klansman; and a miracle survivor of a gang initiation.
Jun 22, 2014
Italian Stallion, Tombstone, Hope and LOL
Getting lost in the new world of IM abbreviations, a disabled woman's first kiss, unlikely pen pals, and a gay man who comes out to his parents with dramatic consequences.
Jun 15, 2014
Cowboys, Green Beans and Jaguars
A stuttering child becomes the world's premier jaguar expert; Texas moon pies and bedazzlers; a Harlem man at a rodeo; and a father copes with a son who loves pink.
Jun 08, 2014
Snakes, Electric Shocks and Afghanistan
A squeamish writer must locate huge poisonous snakes; two child refugees arrive in the US without their parents; a hippie kid seeks the approval of his father.
Jun 01, 2014
Live at Town Hall, New York
A fashionista auditions for a role in "The Devil Wears Prada;" a tough-guy dad takes a hard look at his sensitive son; an expectant mother gets unsettling news...
May 18, 2014
Auctions and Boxers
Stories from journalist-actor George Plimpton, writer Lewis Lapham, World Boxing Light Heavyweight Champion Jose Torres, and author-journalist Christopher Hitchens.
May 11, 2014
Live in Boston
A teenage boy confronts his step-father, a telecom exec's descent into deceit, a young stroke victim attempts a hospital escape to attend a birthday party.
May 04, 2014
Adolescence and Agony
A teenage boy's standing Saturday night date with grandma, a young woman worries when her mother intercepts a romantic letter, the quest for a perfect first kiss and…
Apr 27, 2014
Bible Bucks, Meatballs and OCD
Tales from The Moth StorySLAMS: An Encyclopedia Brown-loving public defender, "bible bucks" at Sunday school, a corporate speech writer's faulty alarm clock, and more…
Apr 20, 2014
Hitchhiking, a Mosh Pit, and Iggy Pop
A daughter's naivety deflowered, a businessman's childhood dream, a hitchhiker's 'infamous' ride, Japanese mosh pit etiquette and more...
Apr 13, 2014
Language, Coins and a Proposal
Novelist Walter Mosley on the power of language; an artist connects with her father; a woman’s harrowing rape; and a long wait for an answer to a marriage proposal.
Apr 06, 2014
A Flight Attendant, a Refugee and a Preacher
A flight attendant adjusts her attitude – in flight; a Vietnamese family takes refuge in an unknown land; and a young out-of-gas preacher lands in a Texas pool hall.
Mar 30, 2014
Millionaire Hot Seat, Monkey, Assassin
Stories from Australia: A move from Aboriginal land to a poor community; a lonely man befriends an orphaned monkey; an actress is horrified by a paparazzi shot of her.
Mar 23, 2014
Eaten: Adventures in Food
A special live edition of The Moth features best-selling author Adam Gopnik, celebrity chef David Chang, and comedian Lisa Lampanelli.
Mar 16, 2014
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