The Moth Radio Hour

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

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Recent Episodes

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Boston

A special live edition of The Moth recorded at the Shubert Theatre in Boston. A New York City cop looks into the death of a kid he grew up with, a jazz musician dreams of playing with James Brown, and a woman falls in love over the protestations of her family. Storytellers: Steve Osborne, Christian McBride, and Mary […]

Marie Hershkowitz & Matthew McGough: Baseball Stories

The Moth goes to the ballpark! This week as the weather starts to get colder and the baseball playoffs begin, we have the story of a young girl who falls in love with the New York Mets and a young Yankees fan lands a job as batboy. Storytellers: Marie Hershkowitz and Matthew McGough.

The Moth Radio Hour: Boyhood

A writer makes his dad proud, a preacher’s kid takes money from his grandfather, a high schooler chases his dog out onto the Grand Concourse, and a former child soldier negotiates high school in New York City. Storytellers: Neil Gaiman, Christian Garland, Wilson Portorreal, and Ishmael Beah.  

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.