Auctions and boxers George Plimpton gives an auction winner a star-studded walk-through of legendary NYC eatery Elaine's; rookie reporter Lewis Lapham learns a lot about the world when he has to break some bad news to a new widow; World Boxing Light Heavyweight Champion Jose Torres defines and then conquers fear; Christopher Hitchens is deified in Ceylon (Sri Lanka).
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.