Family, neighbors and extraordinary proof We travel to Chicago, the Navajo Nation in Arizona, and then end the hour on the sidelines of the Tour de France. A man struggles with his unruly neighbors, an artists shares memories of growing up on the Navajo Nation and a journalist exposes one of the greatest sports scandals of our time. [Contains explicit language]
Veterans Day 2016: Iraq, aircraft carriers and candy A special Veterans Day episode of The Moth. A soldier trains to land his plane on an aircraft carrier, a future marine rebels against her abusive father, an Iraqi man risks his life working as a translator for the armed forces.
Hitchhiking, a Mosh Pit, and Iggy Pop A daughter realizes how naïve she's been when she learns the truth about her mother's pregnancy; a successful businessman reveals his childhood dream; a hitchhiker is picked up by an infamous driver; an exchange student experiences Japanese mosh pit etiquette; a teenager does a newspaper review of an Iggy Pop album and gets a surprising response.
Live in Portland, Maine A special live edition of The Moth at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine. A high school guidance councilor tries to keep his students safe, a woman learns to stop blaming herself years after an accident, and an astronaut leads the next flight into space after the Challenger disaster.
Live at Town Hall, New York A special live edition of The Moth at Town Hall in New York City hosted by Adam Gopnik, with additional hosting by Jay Allison. A true fashionista auditions for a key role in The Devil Wears Prada; a tough-guy father takes a hard look at his sensitive son; an expectant mother gets unsettling news about her unborn child.
2016 Fall Fundraiser In this hour, a pizza joint entrepreneur gets a loan from a shady source, a third grader is cast as an ox in the school play, a child navigates a segregated swimming pool circa 1960 and a father develops patience and trust while working with his autistic son.
LA Confidential: honor guard, swing dancing, and data hacking for a date Stories from Los Angeles. A divorced woman does a complete makeover on her lifestyle, an Air Force veteran describes what its like to be a member of The Honor Guard, a mourning woman looks for solace in swing dancing, a computer hacker messes with the algorithms of OKCupid.