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

Moth Radio Hour: Sewing, Singing, Suits, and Cemeteries

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.

Moth Radio Hour: Live from NYC

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.

The Moth Radio Hour: Boy Soldier, Quarterback, Pick Up Lines, and Peaches

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 & Jama Jack

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.

The Moth Radio Hour: Holiday Special 2015

A special holiday edition of The Moth Radio Hour: A family tradition endures community-wide scandal, a single woman tries to find her soulmate for Hanukkah, a daughter honors her mother’s last Christmas wish, a guard works New Year’s Eve at Sing Sing prison, and the holiday spirit fills an emergency room. Storytellers: Tricia Rose Burt, Amy Klein, Alexandra […]