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: Mets, McDonalds, and a White House Secret

An author writes a spoof “kids” book about going to sleep, a family’s obsessive love of a baseball team, a teenage girl discovers her crush is in a gang, and a presidential speech writer has a secret.

Storytellers: Adam Mansbach, Marie Hershkowitz, Deborah Allen Carr, and Jon Lovett.

The Moth Radio Hour: Pagan Fundraisers, Blue Haired Boy, Autism and Oscar

In this hour, a celebration of Moth stories and storytellers from Michigan. A woman visits a fortuneteller and is told she is cursed, a stay-at-home mother contemplates becoming a minister, the father of an autistic child describes his son’s perilous adventure and a woman takes in a history buff in need of shelter. This hour includes an interview with Patricia Wheeler, Michigan StorySLAM producer.

Storytellers: Dame Wilburn, Tina Zimmerman, Eddie Hejka Sam, and Michelle Fecteau.

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Sydney

A special episode, recorded live at The Sydney Opera House. A young Malaysian Australian man begins to appreciate his culture through the lens of rap music, a comic’s questionable joke makes him the most hated man in Australia, and a journalist goes undercover in North Korea.

Storytellers: Omar Musa, Dan Illic, and Suki Kim.

 

 

John DeVore & Clementine Ford

A man tells us about the last lesson his father taught him and a young woman learns that her mother is facing a deadly illness. 

The Moth Radio Hour: All about Moms: Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

A special Mother's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention at a school concert, a new mother in Zambia awaits test results, a life or death bee sting and a teenage mother who couldn't be happier to welcome her child to the world.

Storytellers: Chrissie Graham, Catherine Palmer, Constance Mudenda, Matthew Dicks, and Melissa Rodriguez.