Saturday 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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.
Lily Berman & Jeffery Rudell: Thanksgiving Stories
A special Thanksgiving episode of The Moth Podcast: A four-year-old decides that Thanksgiving dinner is the perfect time to give herself a haircut and after a citified family moves to a working farm, the chaos comes to a head at Thanksgiving. Storytellers: Lily Berman and Jeffery Rudell
The Moth Radio Hour: Wedding Dress, Prison Choir, and a Hotdog
A feminist searches for the perfect wedding dress, a playwright visits a prison in Malawi, a man spends a lifetime regretting a single moment, and a new mother struggles with her prosthetic arm. Storytellers: Jessi Klein, Al Letson, Marco Huertas, and Mary Archbold.
Jon Ronson & Micah Truran
Stories about Identity: Jon battles a Twitterbot that is using his name and his photo, and Micah’s lucky red tie leads to a revealing encounter with his musical hero.
The Moth Radio Hour: Hand Transplant, DNA, and a Backwards Heart
An astrophysicist discovers wild parallels in her research and romantic life, a surgeon details his involvement in one of the world’s first-ever hand transplants, and a geneticist is called to testify in a murder case and lays the groundwork for DNA fingerprinting as forensic evidence. Storytellers: Janna Levin, Kodi Azari, and Eric S. Lander
Kimya Dawson & Kevin Haas: Halloween Stories
It’s The Moth Podcast Halloween Special! A young woman working at a haunted maze encounters a pop star and workers at a bar are confronted by a band of roving vampires. Storytellers: Kimya Dawson and Kevin Haas. Music in this episode by The Uncluded.