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

Tracy Rowland & Carlos Kotkin

A woman dates a musician who has a dependent relationship with a life coach, and a man becomes a new father sooner than expected.

The Moth Radio Hour: GrandSLAMS Coast to Coast

In this hour, Moth GrandSLAM stories from around the country. PTSD, a trans teen, college, eBay, prison, eye contact and the emergency room. Storytellers: Fred Johnson, Vivienne Andersen, Pam Burrell, Steve Zimmer, Tony Cyprien, Pam Colby, Bess Stillman.

The Moth Radio Hour: One Thing in Common

In this hour, four stories of lessons learned. Lessons of sharing, flirting, parenting and religious texts.

Storytellers: Ashok Ramasubramanian, Jane Green, Shayk Umar, Cybele Abbett

The Moth Radio Hour: LA Confidential: Honor Guard, Swing Dancing, and Data Hacking for a Date

In this hour, stories from Los Angeles. A divorced woman does a complete makeover on her lifestyle, an Air Force veteran describes what its like to be a member of The Honor Guard, a mourning woman looks for solace in swing dancing, a computer hacker messes with the algorithms of OKCupid.

Storytellers: Carol Leifer, Adrian Estrada, Vicki Juditz, and Chris McKinlay.

The Moth Radio Hour: REM, Car Wrecks and the Circus

In this hour, we explore What Went Wrong: a dad gets chummy with a rock star and causes havoc, a childhood trauma shapes a super model’s outlook and The Big Apple Circus imports communist acrobats..at the height of the cold war.

Storytellers: Gordon Edelstein, Padma Lakshmi, and Paul Binder.