The Moth Radio Hour
Ophira Eisenberg & Brian Babylon: StorySLAM...09/01/15
Ophira Eisenberg lands a coveted role in the school play, and Brian Babylon runs a side business at his summer job.
Bill Yosses & Christine Kalafus
AWhite House Executive Pastry Chef describes landing the job of a lifetime, and an amateur bakerdecides to try her hand atmakingcakes for a living. Storytellers: Bill Yosses and Christine Kalafus.
The Moth Radio Hour: Motherlove, Money, and War
Agambler with a destructive streak tells himself he can beat the odds one last time,best-selling author Jamaica Kincaid is sent to live with her aunt after the birth of her little brother, and award-winning journalistand documentary filmmaker...
Arthur Bradford & Laura Gershman: StorySLAM Favorites
A man spends his second wedding anniversary in jail after getting picked up on an outstanding warrant from the Parks and Recreation department, and two sisters are dropped off at the mall as part of their mother’s elaborate ruse.
Live from The Moth GrandSLAM
This is a special live episode of The Moth Podcast recorded at theJuly 15th, 2015 Moth GrandSLAM in Brooklyn, New York. Storytellers: Nora Miller, Francesca Sternfeld, Jeff Simmermon, Steve Zimmer, Julia Shiplett, and Tim Lopez. Host: Dan Kennedy...
The Moth Radio Hour: Camp, Cars, Cockroaches, and the...
A girl at summer camp tries to keep up with her sophisticated fellow campers, a writer loses a treasured pair of pants, a young man accused of stealing ends up living out of his car, and a writer lands in Moscow on the eve of a revolution....
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...
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...
Nicole Kear & Christy Kent
Nicole Kearcomes to terms with her degenerative blindness and Christy Kenttracks 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...
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....
The Moth Radio Hour: Kidneys, Undergarments, and Cabbies
A college kid has his jaw wired shut, a man receives the best gift ever from the love of his life, a young Mormon tries to extinguish her doubts, a daughter consoles her grieving father, and a New York City cab driver has a very bad day....
The Moth Radio Hour: Pole Vaulting, Comedy, and the Congo
A mother struggles with her son’s choice to have a religious wedding, a high schooler with a funny name becomes a pole vaulter, a social scientist commutes to war torn countries for work, and a comedian confronts a heckler.
Kevin Boggs & Anne Driscoll: StorySLAM Favorites
A college kid from a small town in Tennessee has a chance to see the world and a teacherworking to exonerate wrongly-convicted criminals is the victim of an attempted mugging. Kevin Boggs’ story comes to us courtesy of SpeakeasyDC.
David Crabb & Jia H. Jung: StorySLAM Favorites
David Crabb finds a video tape that his dad accidentally left in his video camera and Jia H. Jung tries to figure out what to do with her father’sashes.
The Moth Radio Hour: Mother, Mommy, Mama, Mom
Molly Ringwald finds herself in the principal’s office with her daughter, a young man navigates life with his single mom, a boy who loves Barbies is terrified at the thought of playing tackle football, and a daughter contemplates how to face her...
The Moth Radio Hour: Crime and Forgiveness
A retired pickpocketremembers when he first enrolled in pickpocketing school, ayoung woman recounts the difficulty of being a Mormon in New York City, and the victim of a random stabbing faces his attacker incourt.
The Moth Radio Hour: Parties, Plans, and Police
A son plans the party of a lifetime for his mother, a cancer patient seeks out the men who have shaped his identity, and a little boy visits his Lieutenant father at the police station.
The Moth Radio Hour: Farms, Fish Banks, and an Iron Roof
All of the storytellers in this hour are New Voices Fellows from the Aspen Institute. A leading advocate for food security must reassess her own relationship to food, a young man dreams of an iron roof for his family, a pragmatic idealist learns to...
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