The Moth

Sat 2-3 pm, Fri 9-10 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.

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Podcasts

  • Friday, August 16, 2019 7:00am

    This week, two stories about the music that shapes our lives.

    Hosted by: ‘Steely’ Dan Kennedy

    Storytellers: Ty Mahany, Ernesto Quinonez

  • Tuesday, August 13, 2019 1:00pm

    A boy confronts his stepfather; a telecommunications executive descends into deceit; and a young stroke victim attempts a hospital escape. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Jay Allison

    Storytellers: Matthew Dicks, Walter Pavlo, Nina Mitchell

  • Friday, August 9, 2019 7:00am

    This week, one woman’s complicated love of language.

    Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

    Storytellers: Drew Sieplinga

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:00pm

    In this hour, stories from author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) 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. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Catherine Burns

    Storytellers: Ed Gavagan, Stephanie Summerville, Malcolm Gladwell

    Note: some stories are emotionally intense and not for children.

  • Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:00pm

    In this hour, fasting, feasting, and traveling salmon; stories about foods that nourish the body as well as the soul. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness

    Storytellers: Ritija Gupta, Mercy Lung'aho, Dihan Hossain, Joan Juliet Buck