The Moth Radio Hour
David Crabb & Jia H. Jung: StorySLAM Favorites05/19/15
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...
Ijeoma Oluo & April Salazar: StorySLAM Favorites
Ijeoma Oluo’s mother teaches her how to turn bad situations into adventures and April Salazar goes to a pro-choice rally with her stepfather.
The Moth Radio Hour: Freddie Hubbard, Charlie Ravioli, and...
Christian McBride, a jazz bassist, is put to the test by his idol, Freddie Hubbard; writer Adam Gopnik details his daughter’s cosmopolitan imaginary friend; and a down and out comic considers ending it all until the universe sends him an unlikely sign.
Molly Cameron & Stevie Long: StorySLAM Favorites
Molly Camerontries to re-create a spontaneous moment for an album cover and a Stevie Longfinds the nerve to sit down and have a difficult conversation with her father.
The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Dublin
A special live edition of The Moth from Dublin, Ireland. A comedian must convince a court that a joke he told was funny, a shop worker in Ireland helps bring attention to South African apartheid, a young man stands up to his bullies, and a man faces...
Starlee Kine: Waiting for Marina Abramović
Starlee waits in line to see “The Artist is Present” on its last day.
The Moth Radio Hour: Ski, Poe, Spa, and Towers
An avid skier saves the day, a caretaker gets caught up in the life of a famous 19th Century poet, a woman vacations at a fancy clothes-optional spa, and a daughter tries to surprise her mom at the World Trade Center one September morning.
Andre Gregory: The First Time
Actor, writer, and director Andre Gregory tells the story of falling in love for the first time.
Leah Benson & Steve Zimmer: StorySLAM Favorites
A woman finds what she hopes is a love letter and a man goes to Comic Con with his girlfriend.
The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Portland, Maine
A special live edition of The Moth at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine. A high school guidance counselor tries to keep his students safe, a woman learns to stop blaming herself years after an accident, and an astronaut prepares for his next...
The Moth Radio Hour: Rattlesnakes, Wedding Rings and...
A blind man goes on an adventure to test his senses, a woman navigates the dos and don’ts of widowhood, and a humanitarian rescue worker is forced to decide whether he will break the rules to save more lives.
The Moth Radio Hour: Cartoons, Cleanups, and Close Calls
A jack-of-all-trades enters a cartoon contest, a teacher’s pet is invited to do a special project, a girl from Queens learns to think big, and a woman walking alone at night faces her worst fears.
The Moth Radio Hour: Doctors, Prom, and Ellen
A high schooler encounters racism when he tries to go to prom, a young woman is afraid to tell her grandmother that she is gay, an English woman has to answer a tough question on her US citizenship test, and a doctor must make a life and death...
The Moth Radio Hour: Wigs, Wigouts, and Insurance
A woman decides whether she’s a wig person or a scarf person while undergoing chemotherapy, a magazine editor is confronted by rapper Foxy Brown, and a mother navigates the everyday after her son is gravely injured.
The Moth Radio Hour: The Moth at the World Science Festival
A special live edition of The Moth Radio Hour from the 2014 World Science Festival in New York City. A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own father’s memory loss, a boy attempts to take control of his life by planning the perfect Bar...
Josh Axelrad: Lucky Ladies
A gambler with a destructive streak tells himself he can beat the odds one last time.
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