The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.

The episodes displayed are not the full Radio Hour. For the full program, visit the Moth Radio Hour Website.

Recent Episodes

Holly Hughes & Tara Clancy

Two stories about fighting back: Against the U.S. Congress and against a school bus bully. Storytellers: Holly Hughes and Tara Clancy.    

The Moth Radio Hour: Dog Mother, Tour Guide, and Milli Vanilli

A woman becomes a stepmother to a dog, a tour guide in Toronto confronts racism, a mother learns the meaning of “Little pitchers have big ears”, and one half of the pop duo Milli Vanilli tells his side of the story. Storytellers: Sara Barron, Falen Johnson, Catherine Palmer, and Fabrice Morvan.

The Moth Radio Hour: Oreos, Heaven, and America’s Most Wanted

A mother gets surprising news in the maternity ward, a man is addicted to cookies, an elderly woman gets a “ticket to heaven”, and a musician helps the FBI capture America’s Most Wanted. Storytellers: Bethany Van Delft, Bill Bernat, Breeda Miller, and Josh Bond.  

Bill Yosses & Christine Kalafus

A White House Executive Pastry Chef describes landing the job of a lifetime, and an amateur baker decides to try her hand at making cakes for a living. Storytellers: Bill Yosses and Christine Kalafus.  

The Moth Radio Hour: Motherlove, Money, and War

A gambler with a destructive streak tells himself he can beat the odds one last time, best-selling author Jamaica Kincaid is sent to live with her aunt after the birth of her little brother, and award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger spends years covering war. Storytellers: Josh Axelrad, Jamaica Kincaid, and Sebastian Junger.