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

Kate Braestrup & Pilar Siman

A chaplain helps others deal with death after facing her own tragedy, and a college freshman falls in love at 11 p.m. Mass.

The Moth Radio Hour: Snow White and the Screaming Meemies

A 5-year-old girl is caught stealing by her mother, a shy writer gives her first ever interview on national TV, a child gets caught in the shelter shuffle of the foster system, and a wilderness search and rescue teacher goes out on a ledge to help a young man. Storytellers: Alana Kinarsky, Maile Meloy, Samuel James, […]

The Moth Radio Hour: Blue Men, Psychopaths, and a Bad Date

After many years in the legendary Blue Man Group, a performer makes a profound connection with an audience member; a world-renowned neuroscientist identifies patterns in the brains of psychopathic killers, and Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch meets a debonair man at a cocktail party and dares to think he might be Mr. Right. Storytellers: John […]

Nicole Kear & Christy Kent

Nicole Kear comes to terms with her degenerative blindness and Christy Kent tracks her relationship to pornography through the years as a transgender woman.

The Moth Radio Hour: Fathers

A special Father’s Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour: A man who faints at the sight of blood prepares to become a father, a Russian immigrant takes a trip home and tries to fulfill a promise to his mother, a child goes to great lengths to hide brussels sprouts from her stepfather, and a […]

The Moth Radio Hour: Pizza, Polar Bears, and Rock Stars

A woman attempts to cross the Arctic solo with a dog team, an Orthodox Jewish boy tests God by eating pizza, a woman in her underwear sprints past a neighbor’s confused girlfriend, and Guns N’ Roses bass player Duff McKagan survives a health scare. Storytellers: Pam Flowers, Moshe Schulman, Jennifer Sodini, and Duff McKagan.