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

The Moth Radio Hour: Paul Bowles, Exile, and a Bar Mitzvah

A boy's Bar Mitzvah becomes a family battle ground; three literary pilgrims search for the author Paul Bowles in Morocco; and a novelist decides that the only way to cure her writer's block is to block out the world.

Storytellers: Jeffrey Solomon, Edgar Oliver, and Elif Shafak.

Shalom Auslander & Jeannette Walls

A son finds his dad's porn collection which reveals something surprising about his parent's relationship and a woman learns to embrace her past.

Shalom Auslander & Jeanette Walls

A son finds his dad's porn collection which reveals something surprising about his parent's relationship and a woman learns to embrace her past.

Tony Wheeler & Aaron Wolfe

A tale of family adventure from the founder of Lonely Planet and a man has a run in with some Howler monkeys in Nicaragua.

The Moth Radio Hour: Phone Call, Flamenco, Surprise Party

A call to a hotline, a rabbi caught speeding, a rookie reporter, a swim test, an unwanted surprise party and an obsession with Flamenco.

Storytellers: Auburn Sandstrom, Tere Negrete, Daniel Judson, Ray Christian, Todd Shafer, Mary Furlong Coomer.