Fathers: Daddy, Dad, Paw-Paw, Pops In this special episode celebrating fathers, a man embraces his father's music; a new dad has a breakdown in the grocery store; a young father struggles with his emotions; a son flies to Ghana for his father's funeral, a daughter reveals an embarrassing truth, and an uncle steps in to play an important role.
The Moth's 20th Anniversary Special In this special twentieth anniversary hour, a look back at special stories and moments throughout The Moth’s 20 years. The inventor of the Baby Calzone runs into trouble with the mob. A difficult break-up lures a young woman into a digital vortex. And a pragmatic idealist learns to listen deeply.
Red Sox, Jerusalem, and coming home A father bonds with his son over baseball, a boy realizes that his single father is not a superhero, a worker gets a knife pulled on her at a homeless shelter, a newly divorced mother is evicted from her home, and a young writer moves to Jerusalem with the hope that peace will break out.
The big oops: Blunders large and small In this hour, four stories about the mistakes we make. A young girl enters a school talent show; a boy learns some family secrets when his mom returns from a trip to India; an online shopping session goes awry; and a college student is drawn into the civil rights movement.
Mother's Day Special 2017 A special edition of The Moth Radio Hour dedicated to mothers. A woman who has never wanted children suddenly questions her choice, a little girl gets angry at her mother and runs away from home, a son struggles at his mother's deathbed, and a man finds a mother's love in unconventional ways.
Alzheimer's, Russia, and landfill A woman makes an alarming discovery about what lies beneath the large parcel of land she just purchased, an eight-year-old immigrant learns English to win a girl's heart, a Russian grandmother takes revenge when her grandson is bullied, and a journalist raised by his grandmother contends with her Alzheimer's disease.
People, places, problems A man whose mother never learned to read enrolls in law school; a recent graduate runs in to familiar faces; an uber driver encounters an unruly passenger; a photo collage fails to capture the scope of a relationship; and a child's hair is shaved to save her life.