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

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 2:00pm

    An avid skier saves the day, a caretaker gets caught up in the life of a famous 19th Century poet, a woman vacations at a fancy clothes-optional spa, and a daughter tries to surprise her mom at the World Trade Center one September morning. This episode is hosted by The Moth's Executive Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:13pm

    Let the feathers fly! This week, a special avian hour. Stories from a Ravenmaster, a scientist, and a reluctant chicken farmer about the birds that made them as happy as a lark or as crazy as a loon. This episode is hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, and her parrot, Hamilton. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Catherine Burns, Hamilton Burns

    Storytellers: Christopher Skaife, Dame Wilburn, Irene Pepperburg

  • Friday, January 15, 2021 8:00am

    This week, stories of childhood crushes and all the fun and embarrassment they entail.

    Hosted by: Chloe Salmon

    Storytellers: Tim Lopez, Janine Hilling

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:00pm

    The Moth Live in Austin, TX: a girl gets “discovered” at charm school; a Texas romance is thwarted by religion; and a teenage hotel clerk comes of age at gunpoint. This hour is hosted by Ophira Eisenberg with additional hosting by Jay Allison, producer of The Moth Radio Hour.

    Storytellers: Trisha Coburn, Sarah Bird, John Lincoln

  • Tuesday, January 5, 2021 1:00pm

    In this hour, tales that remind us that looks can be deceiving. Disguises, surprises from strangers, and reckoning with one's own identity. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

    Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson

    Storytellers: Phill Branch, Raabia Wazir, Jean le Bec. Micheal Devlin, Jim Giaccone