Episodes
This week, two stories about the music that shapes our lives. Hosted by: ‘Steely’ Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Ty Mahany, Ernesto Quinonez
Published 08/16/19
A boy confronts his stepfather; a telecommunications executive details his descent into deceit; and a young stroke victim attempts a hospital escape.
Published 08/13/19
This week, one woman’s complicated love of language. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Drew Sieplinga
Published 08/09/19
In this hour, stories from author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an African-American home care attendant caring for a dying Klansman; and a miracle survivor of a gang initiation. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Catherine Burns Storytellers: Ed Gavagan, Stephanie Summerville, Malcolm Gladwell Note: some stories are emotionally intense and not for children.
Published 08/06/19
In this hour, fasting, feasting, and traveling salmon; stories about foods that nourish the body as well as the soul. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness Storytellers: Ritija Gupta, Mercy Lung'aho, Dihan Hossain, Joan Juliet Buck
Published 07/30/19
This week, two stories of summertime disasters and misadventures. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Nisse Greenberg, Anagha Mahajan
Published 07/26/19
A woman finds an unexpected new family when she adopts a son, a bad soldier learns to write from personal loss, and a man is working at a nuclear power plant when disaster strikes.
Published 07/23/19
In this hour, true stories of taking center stage from a magician, a musician, a member of the underground resistance in Chile and a soldier stationed in Iraq. This hour is hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson Storytellers: Teller, Gaelynn Lea, Daniel Sperling, Carmen Aguirre
Published 07/16/19
This week, we have two stories about assumptions, and you know what they say about assuming… Hosted by: Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Adam Ross, Steven Anderson
Published 07/12/19
In this hour, an astronaut gets his swimming legs; a scientist becomes a human-guinea pig; and a marine biologist shatters a glass ceiling. The stories from in this episode were recorded at a special Moth event at Lincoln Center in New York City in partnership with The World Science Festival. Hosted by Adam Gopnik with […]
Published 07/09/19
In this hour, stories of finding inner strength in the face of unimaginable odds. The courage to make life or death choices, stick to one's guns, and not only survive, but thrive. This hour is hosted by Moth Radio Hour Producer, Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Hosted by: Jay Allison Storytellers: Les Strayhorn, Michael McNamee, Robin Utz
Published 07/02/19
This week, we have a special edition of The Moth Podcast, celebrating Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. We wanted to include a broad range of voices and perspectives for this episode, so we have two Moth stories from LGBTQ storytellers, Richard Cardillo and Sonia Audi, and two interviews, one with Stonewall Veteran Martin Boyce, and one with poet and activist Kay Ulanday Barrett. Hosted by: Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Richard Cardillo, Sonia Audi Interviewees:...
Published 06/28/19
The top editor of French Vogue rents a spooky flat in Paris; a man takes his ailing wife on a motorcycle ride; rapper Darryl “DMC” McDaniels confesses his Sarah McLachlan obsession; and a high schooler is put to the test when he comes out of the closet. Storytellers: Joan Juliet Buck, Mike Destefano, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and Terrence […]
Published 06/25/19
In this hour, stories of fear. From daily anxieties to earth-shattering moments of life-or-death terror. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Meg Bowles Storytellers: Jessica Pan, Nick Revell, Katie Houghton-Ward, Sudhesh Dahad 
Published 06/18/19
This week, we're celebrating Father's Day with two stories from two sons, all about Dad. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Majdy Fares, Adam Ellick
Published 06/14/19
Tales from The Moth StorySLAMS: Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom; “bible bucks” at Sunday school; a corporate speech writer; an alpha big brother; an imaginary last meal; the Bad News Bears of high school Basketball; and the need for romantic decluttering.
Published 06/11/19
This week, we’re celebrating the legacy of legendary filmmaker, Warren Miller, and host Dan Kennedy shares his personal connection to Warren. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Warren Miller
Published 06/07/19
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.
Published 06/04/19
In this hour, stories of the struggles, support, and safety the bonds of family provide. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Catherine Burns Storytellers: Sharif El-Mekki, NeShaune Lasley, Rebecca Barry, Caitlin McNaughton, Warren Holleman
Published 05/28/19
This week, two stories from school days just in time for summer vacation. Hosted by: Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Joanna Courteau, Gabe Mollica
Published 05/24/19
A writer is sent on an assignment to locate poisonous snakes; two child refugees arrive in America; and a hippie kid seeks the approval of his father.
Published 05/21/19
This week, Dan introduces a new host to the Moth Podcast, long-time Moth family member Dame Wilburn. The two discuss hosting shows for the Moth and present stories from their respective homes of New York and Detroit. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy, Dame Wilburn Storytellers: Isabelle Raphael, Michelle Robertson
Published 05/17/19
In this hour, a flight attendant describes how she adjusts her attitude while up in the air; a Vietnamese family is forced to flee from their home to take refuge in an unknown land; and after running out of gas, a young preacher in 1960s Texas ends up in a pool hall. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Catherine Burns Storytellers: Faye Lane, Pha Le, Wayne Reece
Published 05/14/19
In this hour, moxie, grit, and growing up. Stories of the strength, both physical and mental, of young women. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness Storytellers: Sandra Kimokoti, Wanjiru Kibera, Gabrielle Shelton, Catherine Smyka, Christal Brown
Published 05/07/19
This week, we're celebrating Mother's Day with two stories from two moms doing what they do best: making it work. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Ali Muldrow, Michelle Cloud
Published 05/03/19