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.
In today’s hour, GrandSLAM stories from around the country: a subway altercation, a child’s view on love and war, an awkward first-year teacher, a widow at The Grand Canyon, a sixth-grade clown and the loved ones left behind after a tragedy.
Storytellers: Jeff Simmermon, Sofija Stefanovic, Tim Manley, Neshama Franklin, Colin Ryan, and Susanne Barakat.
Author Neil Gaiman explains why he’s afraid to sing in public, a tourist gets a scare in London’s Highgate Cemetery, a Nigerian man tells a bold truth on live television and Christina Lamb talks about her double life as a mother and a war correspondent.
Storytellers: Neil Gaiman, Matt Day, Bisi Alimi, and Christina Lamb.
An adolescent boy leaves home and finds a peculiar new family, a fashion guru is forced to improvise, a Baptist finds himself at a gay bar and a young woman discovers the beauty in the hometown she’d left behind years before.
Storytellers: George Dawes Green, Tim Gunn, Warren Holleman, and Natalie Chanin.
A special live edition of The Moth recorded at The Players Club in New York City. A professional who works with adoption services details the personal reason she was drawn to her work, a son desperately seeks a connection with his father after a near deadly plane crash, and a Lutheran minister visits The Middle East and combats her intense fear of heights.
Storytellers: Maris Blechner, Joshua Wolf Shenk, Nadia Bolz-Weber.
A high school quarterback leaves Montana as a promising son and returns years later to reveal a shocking secret; a boy from Sierra Leone describes his transformation from innocent child to cold-hearted soldier; a teenage girl discovers how to control her errant parrot; and a construction worker discovers the up-side of his girlfriend’s one-year prison […]
Lynnee Breedlove creates “Homobiles” — a ride service serving the LGBT community and others marginalized by society. Jama Jack contemplates her choice between Christianity and Islam.