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AIRSLA is pleased to link you to The Moth to hear people telling true, engaging, funny, touching and eye-opening stories from their lives. Hailed as "New York's hottest and hippest literary ticket" by the Wall Street Journal, The Moth has been storytelling for over ten years.

Current Moth Podcasts
TitlePodcast DescriptionAuthor/ReaderDuration
Oct 23 2020This week, two stories and two choices. This episode is hosted by Aleeza Kazmi. Storytellers: Jill Chenault, Harjeet KapoorThe Moth00:19:14
Oct 20 2020A scientist abruptly stops taking his medication and an actor lands a part in a big film. Hosted by Jay Allison and Rachel Dratch.The Moth00:39:53
Oct 13 2020Stories about clarity and perspective. Seeing one another, feeling seen, and seeing oneself with the veil lifted. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson.The Moth00:53:21
Oct 6 2020Stories of fear: facing it, outgrowing it, and learning from it. From shadowy childhood demons, to the anxieties of parenthood, and life or death choices...The Moth00:53:23
Sep 29 2020Stories of testing one's own limitations and discovering new wells of strength and resolve. Hosted by: Meg BowlesThe Moth00:53:23
Sep 25 2020Stories of parenting and being parented. Storytellers: Caroline Connolly, Christopher Moncayo-TorresThe Moth00:20:20
Sep 22 2020A "spambot" takes over a man's life; rules are broken during a night at the bar; a woman's career ambition is challenged by her health...The Moth00:53:21
Sep 18 2020Kathi Kinnear Hill has hard conversations on the campaign trail. Hosted by Jon Goode. Storyteller: Kathi Kinnear HillThe Moth00:17:17
Sep 15 2020A Live edition at Wilbur Theater in Boston, Mass. Storytellers: Sofija Stefanovic, Tara Clancy, Paul Munafo, and Salman AhmadThe Moth00:53:21
Sep 11 2020An interview with soccer star, Abby Wambach. She retired from soccer in 2015 and is known for her speaking, activism, and writingThe Moth00:29:52
Sep 8 2020Stories of competition and play. Family pranks, high school Latin, college track, and the need for approval. Host: Sarah Austin JennessThe Moth00:53:26
Sep 4 2020Two stories of childhood trials and tribulations. Hosted by Aleeza Kazmi. Storytellers: Dante Jackson, Kuraev.The Moth00:18:06
Sep 1 2020A writer and her daughter move to a poor community. A lonely man friends an orphan monkey. An actress is horrified by a paparazzi shot of herThe Moth00:53:23
Aug 28 2020Turning anger into positive change. Hosted by: Quinn McNeill. Storytellers: Anne Moraa, Caroline Hunter.The Moth00:26:21
Aug 25 2020Shifting perspectives: A mother gets unexpected news, a teen learns the power of a word, a prisoner is visited by his fatherThe Moth00:53:25
Aug 21 2020A story of finding your passion and reconnecting with your people. Hosted by Zora Shaw. Storyteller: Isaiah OwensThe Moth00:15:31
Aug 18 2020A man whose mother can't read enrolls in law school, a recent grad runs into familiar faces, an unruly uber passenger...The Moth00:53:24
Aug 14 2020A boy from Jamaica isn't so sure his new home is all that. Hosted by Marina Klutse. Storyteller: Maurice AshleyThe Moth00:23:24
Aug 11 2020Stories of 20/20 hindsight: a lie goes too far, a haircut veers off course, dreams are lost to time, and one bold move with no regretsThe Moth00:53:21
Aug 7 2020Two stories about the sometimes bumpy road to connection. Hosted by Dame Wilburn. Storytellers: Aydrea Walden, Katie VacaThe Moth00:16:08
Aug 4 2020A heartbroken woman has a wish come true. A homeowner gets an unwanted surprise. A struggling temp remembers his glory days...The Moth00:53:23
Jul 31 2020Nina connects to her heritage through tradition. Hosted by Aleeza Kazmi. Storyteller: Nina McConigleyThe Moth00:18:20
Jul 28 2020Stories from the past. A history lost to slavery, modern life clashing with religion, from party lifestyle to corporate gigThe Moth00:53:25
Jul 24 2020Stories of facing the different sides of ourselves. Storytellers: Shannon Cason and June Cross. Hosted by: Anna RobertsThe Moth00:25:30
Jul 21 2020A group of daughters bear a family death; a young girl is told to keep her religion quiet; a doctor struggles to stay afloat...The Moth00:53:25
Jul 17 2020A story about a life-changing bet. Hosted by Hanna Campbell, Manager of our Education Department. Storyteller: Hope WadeThe Moth00:14:43
Jul 14 2020A fashionista auditions for a role in The Devil Wears Prada; a father deals with his sensitive son; an expectant mother gets bad news about her babyThe Moth00:53:23
Jul 13 2020Anthony Brinkley shares his complicated relationship with white people. Hosted by Jodi Powell, Storyteller: Anthony BrinkleyThe Moth00:23:49
Jul 7 2020A night of storytelling do-overs for tales from The Moth's archives that needed slight tweaks or a second chance. Hosted by: Jenifer HixsonThe Moth00:53:24
Jul 3 2020A story of childhood freedom hosted by Amanda Garcia, Associate Producer of our Mothworks program. Storyteller: Vin ShambryThe Moth00:16:02
Jun 30 2020Stories from the Lone Star State. Storytellers: Alyssa Ladd, Chris Gorman, Robert Holguin, Christopher Scott.The Moth00:53:26
Jun 26 2020An episode celebrating the power and joy of Black women. Storytellers: Shawna Renee Collins and Audrey Pleasant.The Moth00:23:53
Jun 23 2020A woman follows love to a campsite. A man gets married, divorced and remarried. A public radio host runs the Boston Marathon...The Moth00:53:34
Jun 19 2020This week, we're celebrating Pride with a story that talks about the intersection of being Black and LGBTQIA in America.The Moth00:14:58
Jun 16 2020Tellers who tell the truth and nothing but the truth, even when it's hard. Finding the right words in dicey situations.The Moth00:53:23
Jun 12 2020Boot Riley talks about a time he did everything right. Hosted by beloved Moth StorySLAM and Mainstage host, Jon GoodeThe Moth00:21:52
Jun 9 2020A special celebration from the world of science, from the 8th grade science fair to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden.The Moth00:53:22
Jun 5 2020Perceptions of race and the importance of celebrating your identity from Black storytellers; hosted by Black Moth staff.The Moth00:18:52
Jun 2 2020Stories of how we see ourselves, the perceptions of others, and the often gaping chasm in between...The Moth00:53:23
May 29 2020This week on All Together Now: Friday's with The Moth, stories about the trials and tribulations of finding your place.The Moth00:17:01
May 26 2020A man begins high stakes gambling. A family tragedy & stand-off with detectives. A neuroscientist searches for clues of God’s existence.The Moth00:53:18
May 22 2020All Together Now: We're talking about support systems: the roots to our trees; the helping hands that give us a boost up...The Moth00:17:46
May 19 2020Join us to celebrate student stories of first kisses, culture shock, finding a niche, and baking apple cake.The Moth00:53:37
May 15 2020Fridays with The Moth is a new weekly addition, with stories suitable for all ages. What our pets can teach us about ourselvesThe Moth00:18:23
May 12 2020A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses. Intervention at a school concert. A new mother awaits test results...The Moth00:53:22
May 8 2020For the first time in Moth history, we are helping launch a new podcast, about ugly confessions from beautiful people...The Moth00:27:08
May 5 2020Stories from the double helix - genetic makeup, inherited disease, and family secrets. It's all in the DNA....The Moth00:53:24
Apr 28 2020Stories of moments with lasting impacts. A fast-food chain giveaway, an outing on the high seas and being a customer care Agent for the USPSThe Moth00:53:20
Apr 24 2020This week, Burnell Cotlon demonstrates how to recover & rebuild after Hurricane Katrina. Hosted by: Sarah Austin JennessThe Moth00:23:10
Apr 21 2020A basement fire, a young man obsessed with a comic book, a child lets off steam, and a protective father prepares to do battle with his kid's schoolThe Moth00:53:23
Apr 17 2020This episode is all about moments of truth. Our three slam stories are about awakenings, life-changing choices and all in between.The Moth00:25:07
Apr 14 2020A divorced woman does a lifestyle makeover. An Air Force vet on The Honor Guard. A mourning woman finds solace in swing dancing...The Moth00:53:01
Apr 7 2020Stories of meeting one's idols. A signature becomes a mentorship, writing a song for a revered musician, and heroes within the home.The Moth00:53:25
Apr 3 2020Carly Johnstone tells us about searching for a taste of freedom at New Belgium Brewery's Tour De Fat Tour...The Moth00:12:13
Mar 31 2020A daughter on the truth of her mother's pregnancy. A businessman's childhood dream. A hitchhiker is picked up by an infamous driver...The Moth00:53:24
Mar 27 2020This week, we’re talking about the villages that raise us. Hosted by Dame Wilburn. Storytellers: Maxie Jones, Bruce Feiler.The Moth00:24:50
Mar 24 2020A woman decides if she's a wig person or a scarf person during chemotherapy. A magazine editor is confronted by rapper Foxy Brown...The Moth00:53:22
Mar 17, 2020Stories of childhood, growing up, and growing pains. From hearing your first Bruce Springsteen song, to experiencing a cultural divide...The Moth00:53:23
Mar 10, 2020Stories of female strength, empowerment, & independence. refusing to participate in sexism, & complications of motherhood.The Moth00:53:25
Mar 6, 2020We celebrate International Women's Day with a story from a career woman, Carol Spencer. Hosted by Suzanne Rust.The Moth00:18:04
Mar 3, 2020A counselor tries to keep students safe. A woman stops blaming herself for an accident. An astronaut prepares for a shuttle mission.The Moth00:53:22
Feb 25, 2020From rhetorical pleas to the curiosity and persistence of children, a favor for a kindred spirit and a request from a mourning mother.The Moth00:53:25
Feb 21, 2020We celebrate Black History Month with stories about learning lessons and fighting the good fight from Devan Sandiford & Rev. Al SharptonThe Moth00:26:01
Feb 18, 2020Four stories of lessons learned. Lessons of sharing, flirting, parenting and religious texts. Hosted by Meg Bowles, Senior Producer.The Moth00:53:23
Feb 14, 2020As the great Cher once asked, "Do you believe in life after love?" Stories of loving and losing and everything in between.The Moth00:20:32
Feb 11, 2020A punk band member gets summoned to jury duty. A man with MS hopes to qualify for a medical trial. A worker's rebellion at the reception desk...The Moth00:53:25
Feb 4, 2020Out of the Blue. Stories of the unexpected. Unforeseen obstacles, pleasant surprises, unanticipated lessons, and plot twists abound.The Moth00:53:21
Jan 31, 2020Stories from crowded places and spaces. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy. Storytellers: Tere Figueras Negrete & Adam Wade.The Moth00:16:56
Jan 28, 2020An activist finds himself sitting down to an awkward meal. A woman recalls her first kiss. A Vietnam veteran battles with her identity.The Moth00:53:24
Jan 21, 2020Stories of looking backward to forge ahead. Seeking justice for heinous crimes decades old, memories flooding back during a chance encounter...The Moth00:53:24
Jan 17, 2020This week, we ask the same question your high school counselor asked you at age 15: 'What do you want to do with the rest of your life?'The Moth00:17:40
Jan 14, 2020A bullet wound helps heal. A girl survives a car accident and learns what love is abou. A boy and and his dad: guilt at the animal shelter...The Moth00:53:20
Jan 7, 2020Stories of being stuck. Stranded in Las Vegas, a desperate search for a pet sitter, a wreck on the Colorado River, and stage fright on the church pulpit.The Moth00:53:12
Dec 31, 2019An encounter in the Alaskan wilderness, an intergenerational connection through music, and a rockstar who feels out of touch.The Moth00:53:19
Dec 27, 2019This week, we're tying up loose ends and starting new beginnings as we head into 2020. From all of us at The Moth, Happy New Year!The Moth00:21:23
Dec 24, 2019The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a magical forest.The Moth00:53:21
Dec 20, 2019This week, stories of learning to co-exist. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy. Storytellers: Luke Rodehorst & Katiana CiceronThe Moth00:19:15
Dec 17, 2019A call to a hotline, a rabbi caught speeding, a rookie reporter, a swim test, an unwanted surprise party and an obsession with Flamenco.The Moth00:53:18
Dec 10, 2019Stories of learning from one's parents. Difficult life lessons, words of wisdom (not always heeded), and being led by example.The Moth00:53:22
Dec 3, 2019Stories of things past shaping the here and now; whirlwind romance, and finding comfort and kinship in the most dire of circumstances.The Moth00:53:20
Nov 29, 2019This week, Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone tells us about reconnecting to her culture and her ancestors. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy.The Moth00:21:03
Nov 26, 2019A man inherits a 40 pound statue. A child feels responsible for her father's troubles. A filmmaker obsessees over someone else's dream.The Moth00:53:20
Nov 19, 2019Stories of outsiders, being at odds, and discomfort. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. Produced by Jay Allison.The Moth00:53:25
Nov 12, 2019A secret in Kampala. Ire in the air over Beijing. The fear and hope both inherent in immigration. Stories that span six continents.The Moth00:53:19
Nov 08, 2019This week, we honor our veterans with a story from Rick Carrier, who tells us what it was like to be in the Army in the first wave of D-Day.The Moth00:23:03
Nov 05, 2019A woman tells why she works in adoption services. A son seeks a connection with his father. A Lutheran minister fights her intense fear of heights.The Moth00:53:18
Nov 01, 2019This week, we celebrate the many faces and names of the spookiest time of the year with stories that make us question our world view.The Moth00:23:16
Oct 29, 2019In this episode we travel to Chicago, the Navajo Nation in Arizona, and then end the hour on the sidelines of the Tour de France.The Moth00:53:20
Oct 22, 2019Stories of ringtones, rekindled connections, and revolution. Revealing phone calls, missed messages, and finding one's calling...The Moth00:53:21
Oct 18, 2019This week, the tide is high, but we’re holding on! Hosted by: Dan Kennedy, Storytellers: Diana Thompson, Karen CrowleyThe Moth00:19:59
Oct 15, 2019A woman revisits her divorce. A Freedom Rider shares details of a night in jail. Apregnancy puts pressure on a difficult marriage.The Moth00:53:19
Oct 08, 2019Stories of the digital space and its affect on the family connection IRL. From digital carts to hive minds and data collection...The Moth00:53:21
Oct 04, 2019Two stories about the times when small actions make big waves. Hosted by: Dame Wilburn. Storytellers: Matty Struski, Javier Morillo.The Moth00:23:44
Oct 01, 2019Two women meet to share secrets. A dad admits he wasn't ready for a second child. A live calf shows at Thanksgiving dinner.The Moth00:53:18
Sep 24, 2019Stories of war, face-offs, and confronting the demons within. Storytellers: Padraig Ó'Tuama, Tricia Rose Burt, Arn Chorn-Pond.The Moth00:53:03
Sep 20, 2019This week, the title says it all: we have two stories about the mixed bag that is life. Storytellers: Meena Ziabari, Dina AdlerThe Moth00:18:19
Sep 17, 2019From 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...The Moth00:53:22
Sep 13, 2019This week, two stories of when technology really isn’t the answer. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Storytellers: Jill Bergman, Aylie Baker.The Moth00:17:22
Sep 10, 2019A woman told to keep her heritage a secret. A partier has to sober up & be a hero. An unsupportive mother at her daughter's deathbed.The Moth00:53:19
Sep 3, 2019Discovering one's roots, struggles to be taken seriously, and an unconventional Batman. Stories of finding and being true to oneself.The Moth00:53:22
Aug 30, 2019This week, two stories from Los Angeles. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy. Storytellers: Bryan Kett, Julieta Gilbert.The Moth00:17:52
Aug 27, 2019A searches for soul in a Target store. An adolescent money-making scheme. A film-maker pays tribute to his father...The Moth00:53:24
Aug 20, 2019Stories of shedding the past and looking towards the future; from fashion faux-pas to exoneration. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson.The Moth00:53:20
Aug 16, 2019This week, two stories about the music that shapes our lives. Storytellers: Ty Mahany, Ernesto Quinonez.The Moth00:20:59
Aug 13, 2019A boy confronts his stepfather. A telecommunications executive descends into deceit. A young stroke victim attempts a hospital escape.The Moth00:52:43
Aug 9, 2019This week, one woman’s complicated love of language. Hosted by: Dan Kennedy. Storyteller: Drew Sieplinga.The Moth00:15:06
Aug 6, 2019A wedding prank gone horribly wrong. An African-American caregiver attending a dying Klansman. A miracle survivor of a gang initiation.The Moth00:53:25
Jul 30, 2019In this hour, fasting, feasting, and traveling salmon; stories about foods that nourish the body as well as the soul.The Moth00:53:17
Jul 26, 2019This week, two stories of summertime disasters and misadventures. Storytellers: Nisse Greenberg, Anagha Mahajan.The Moth00:18:23
Jul 23, 2019This week, grief, family and disaster. A bad soldier learns to write from personal loss. A man works at a nuclear power plant when disaster strikes.The Moth00:37:06
Jul 16, 2019True stories of taking center stage from a magician, a musician, a member of the underground resistance in Chile and a soldier stationed in Iraq.The Moth00:53:20
Jul 12, 2019This week, we have two stories about assumptions, and you know what they say about assuming... Hosted by: Dame Wilburn.The Moth00:17:32
Jul 9, 2019An astronaut gets his swimming legs; a scientist becomes a human-guinea pig; and a marine biologist shatters a glass ceiling.The Moth00:53:21
Jul 2, 2019Stories of finding inner strength in the face of unimaginable odds. The courage to make life or death choices, stick to one's guns...The Moth00:53:20
Jun 28, 2019This week, we celebrating Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall LGBTQ uprising.The Moth00:29:42
Jun 25, 2019French editor rents a spooky flat in Paris. A man takes his sick wife on a motorcycle ride. Rapper DMC confesses his Sarah McLachlan obsession...The Moth00:53:22
Jun 18, 2019Stories of fear. From daily anxieties to earth-shattering moments of life-or-death terror. Hosted by Meg Bowles.The Moth00:53:20
Jun 14, 2019This week, we're celebrating Father's Day with two stories from two sons, all about Dad. Hosted by: Dan KennedyThe Moth00:18:09
Jun 11, 2019Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom. Bible bucks at Sunday school. Corporate speech writer. Alpha big brother. Imaginary last meal...The Moth00:53:24
Jun 7, 2019This week, we celebrate the legacy of legendary filmmaker, Warren Miller. Host Dan Kennedy shares his personal connection to Warren.The Moth00:21:41
Jun 4, 2019An author writes a spoof kids book about going to sleep. A family's obsessive love of a baseball team. A teenage girl discovers...The Moth00:53:20
May 28, 2019In this hour, stories of the struggles, support, and safety the bonds of family provide. Hosted by: Catherine Burns.The Moth00:53:21
May 24, 2019This week, two stories from school days just in time for summer vacation. Storytellers: Joanna Courteau, Gabe Mollica.The Moth00:16:35
May 21, 2019A writer goes on an assignment to locate poisonous snakes. Two child refugees arrive in America. A hippie kid seeks his fathers approval.The Moth00:53:20
May 17, 2019Dan introduces a new host to the Moth Podcast, long-time Moth family member Dame Wilburn. They tell stories from New York and Detroit.The Moth00:21:32
May 14, 2019A flight attendant tells how she adjusts her attitude while airborne. A Vietnamese family takes refuge in an unknown land. A preacher in a bar.The Moth00:53:21
May 7, 2019In this hour, moxie, grit, and growing up. Stories of the strength, both physical and mental, of young women...The Moth00:53:21
May 3. 2019This week, we're celebrating Mother's Day with two stories from two moms doing what they do best: making it work.The Moth00:15:15
Apr 30, 2019A life-changing email arrives from a near stranger. A single man goes to a gay bar. An adoptee fears rejection by her birth family...The Moth00:53:24
Apr 23, 2019An ancient instrument, a life-changing disaster, and survival in the face of genocide. People who experienced history firsthand.The Moth00:53:20
Apr 16, 2019Stories of immigration. Cultural collisions, language barriers, sacrifice and reunions. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson.The Moth00:53:25
Apr 12, 2019One of the most memorable Moth stories ever told, THE BEST OF TIMES, THE WORST OF TIMES, told by Anthony Griffith, in honor of his new book.The Moth00:24:13
Apr 9, 2019Molly Ringwald in the principal's office with her daughter. Young man lives with his single mom. A boy is terrified by tackle football...The Moth00:53:02
Apr 2, 2019In this hour, ballet "late in life," an unusual pet, drag queens and divorce. Stories to show us a new perspective.The Moth00:53:01
Mar 29, 2019It's Irish Heritage Month - we celebrate all things Irish, a culture where storytelling is tradition and people work to keep it alive.The Moth00:29:12
Mar 26, 2019A boy and his grandma attend a pro-wrestling match. A prisoner meets a girl who says she's his daughter. A high school principal helps a needy student...The Moth00:52:19
Mar 19, 2019Stories of moments of beauty, awe, and clarity uncovered amidst chaos and the quotidian. Hosted by our Artistic Director Catherine Burns.The Moth00:52:19
Mar 15, 2019We celebrate release of our third book, OCCASIONAL MAGIC. Ana Del Castillo tells her story of finding her light after a family trauma.The Moth00:20:15
Mar 12, 2019A teenager finds she's pregnant. A waiter gets a strange request. A child breaks teacher’s rules. An Imam becomes a police chaplain.The Moth00:52:51
Mar 6, 2019Stories dealing with all things family: from sibling hi-jinx, to the difficulties of having children (and parents).The Moth00:53:01
Mar 1, 2019We celebrate International Women's Month with two stories: Alexandra teams with Taylor Swift and Katy Perry while giving skiing lessons; and...The Moth00:17:55
Feb 26, 2019A jack-of-all-trades enters a cartoon contest. A teacher's pet does a special project. A girl from Queens thinks big...The Moth00:52:03
Feb 22, 2019Black History Month with R. Eric Thomas. Emily Richmond takes a grade school survey. Maxie Jones sees a historic night in Harlem.The Moth00:23:15
Feb 19, 2019A mother monitors her teen's internet use. A preacher's husband feels the love of community. A fisherman navigates a deadly storm at sea....The Moth00:52:29
Feb 12, 2019Stories of mistakes, perseverance, and lessons learned, often the hard way. Alice Schaffer, Dawn Ross, D. Parvaz, and Leland Melvin.The Moth00:52:10
Feb 5, 2019Motown, hip hop, folk and pop. The impact of music on creators and listeners. David Montgomery, Cal Street, Dawn Smith, Jin Au-YeungThe Moth00:52:33
Feb 1, 2019Two stories about taking shortcuts: Lawrence Wood is too honest with his book club; Amanda Egge gets creative in rehab.The Moth00:15:57
Jan 29, 2019Reality TV show threatens a romance. Speechwriter confronts Bill Clinton. Woman helps aging father. Courage is put to the test.The Moth00:53:06
Jan 22, 2019Stories of the power of sound and the newness we find through listening, and trusting our ears.The Moth00:52:24
Jan 15, 2019Five stories of picking our battles. The internal and external pressures that guide how we speak up, speak out, or stay silent.The Moth00:52:00
Jan 11, 2019In this episode, Emad Kiyaei tells us about his complicated relationship with America.The Moth00:14:28
Jan 8, 2019A family reunites around a hospital bed; a grandmother shares wisdom with her grandson; a third-grade teacher underestimates the power of...The Moth00:51:07
Jan 4, 2019Writer Elizabeth Gilbert shares her struggle in dealing with her partner's terminal illness and what it taught her about living.The Moth00:20:47
Jan 1, 2019Coast Guard rescue swimmer considers his career. Lawyer learns the meaning of justice. Songstress pens lyrics for her loved one.The Moth00:53:33
Dec 25, 2018Simon Doonan decorates the White House for Christmas. A man is hesitant to work with a "Hollywood style" church. A Jewish girl meets Santa...The Moth00:52:26
Dec 21, 2018Renata Sancken is nervous about her flight home for the holidays. Kate Tellers introduces her new boyfriend to her Christmas tradition.The Moth00:17:51
Dec 18, 2018Stories of the brave and the bold. Tales of risks, hard lessons and big changes that leave an indelible mark...The Moth00:53:31
Dec 14, 2018Zanele Chisholm learns who she is when others learn her name, and Isabel DeBre’s family gets an unconventional pet.The Moth00:18:04
Dec 11, 2018A student encounters racism at prom. A girl fears telling her grandma she's gay. A tough question on a citizenship test...The Moth00:53:31
Dec 4, 2018Simon Doonan, sets out to fulfill a childhood desire. A secret catches up with a suburban mother. A woman sabotages her lover's wedding...The Moth00:52:50
Nov 30, 2018Jamie experiences prejudice from his dental hygienist when she learns he has HIV. Shakirah comes to recognize her support system...The Moth00:18:42
Nov 27, 2018Four stories of getting another shot. Tales of tenacity, unexpected fortune, and redemption in moments both great and small.The Moth00:53:29
Nov 23, 2018Adam Linn discovers the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Hosted by Dan Kennedy.The Moth00:17:26
Nov 20, 2018A student bluffs through a French class. A Voodoo Priestess helps her team to the Superbowl. A man thinks his psychiatrist is a flirt.The Moth00:53:35
Nov 13, 2018Stories of determination, hope and battling for both survival and respect. From bootcamp in Fort Bragg to base camp in Kirkuk, Iraq...The Moth00:53:27
Nov 9, 2018Jaed Coffin becomes an unlikely cat dad when his daughter and wife encourage him to adopt.The Moth00:17:42
Nov 6, 2018A mother wants a perfect life for her children. A bizarre interruption during a poker game. A childhood ends on a highway.The Moth00:53:29
Nov 2, 2018Two stories of strong and courageous women. Sue Schmidt bangs to a thunderous beat of her own making. Robin Utz faces hardships of pregnancy and love.The Moth00:26:10
Oct 30, 2018A gambler with a destructive streak tries beat the odds. An author is sent to live with her aunt. A filmmaker covering war.The Moth00:53:28
Oct 26, 2018Eleanor McLeod witnesses a mysterious creature that goes bump in the night. Bryan Kett pledges a sacrifice for the ages.The Moth00:16:08
Oct 23, 2018In this hour, we focus on the uncommon denominators and wildly unexpected situations of life. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, Moth's Senior Director.The Moth00:53:29
Oct 16, 2018Stories of protections and curses, love and war, and straying from both convention and home. Hosted by George Dawes Green, Moth founder.The Moth00:53:23
Oct 9, 2018A look into the people and things that flash into our lives, and the indelible mark they leave behind. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson.The Moth00:53:28
Oct 2, 2018A comic attends her sister’s wedding at Disneyland. Two guys try to break the Red Sox curse. The child of hoarders digs herself out...The Moth00:53:29
Sep 25, 2018Andrew describes his route to becoming a dad. A cellist makes a disturbing discovery about a neighbor. An astronaut tells of fixing the Hubble Telescope.The Moth00:53:28
Sep 21, 2018In this second podcast episode of stories about transformative travel, we hear from Reza Jalali and Emily Matuzek.The Moth00:25:14
Sep 18, 2018A comic details her relationship with her step-dad. A cop on a bust finds the value of a mug shot. A teenr rebels...The Moth00:53:29
Sep 14, 2018Stories all about the transformative qualities of travel. The first of a two-part series...The Moth00:26:06
Sep 11, 2018A doctor cares for a religious icon. A daughter discovers her father's secret. An oncologist on death in India.The Moth00:53:30
Sep 4, 2018Four stories about coming to the precipice of catastrophe. A vicious rumor, a woman's heritage. From Jackson, WyomingThe Moth00:53:29
Aug 31, 2018Eno Inwek's internet search for a good deal. Caoimhe Creed takes a stand for minimum wage. Martin Hughes has a Christmas tradition...The Moth00:22:37
Aug 28, 2018A woman ends up in a harem. A teacher's playground becomes a war zone. Singer ponders a death threat...The Moth00:53:30
Aug 24, 2018A girl's imagination runs amok. A high school junior must satisfy a sweet tooth against the doctor's wishes.The Moth00:16:17
Aug 21, 2018Professional gambler tells of a poker game. Road rage lands a new mom in jail. A woman is about to give birth just as...The Moth00:53:28
Aug 14, 2018In this hour, we're on the move Three stories from the road, rail, and the sky. Hosted by Catherine Burns.The Moth00:53:18
Aug 10, 2018An aspiring filmmaker foregoes big city lights for blood and vampires in Pennsylvania. Storyteller: Tony Buba.The Moth00:19:02
Aug 7, 2018Adam Gopnik and his wife battle about meat. David Chang anxious about Michelin Stars. Lisa Lampanelli in fitness camp...The Moth00:53:29
Jul 31, 2018A teacher demonstrates hard lessons of the frontier. A man's photo causes a firestorm. A freedom rider rises in the face of...The Moth00:53:26
Jul 24, 2018Four stories on saying farewell to family, the past, or sometimes the very earth we stand on. Hosted by Meg Bowles.The Moth00:53:29
Jul 20, 2018Jonathan Santlofer's tragedy has unexpected benefits. Bob Khosravi's wit and a war of words bridges a cultural divide.The Moth00:32:40
Jul 17, 2018Novelist Walter Mosley on the power of language. A woman describes her rape. An actor proposes marriage, but waits...The Moth00:53:27
Jul 13, 2018Tonya Scott Williams chooses three of her favorite stories to share...The Moth00:33:16
Jul 10, 2018A family of amateur detectives crack a case. A librarian takes a dance class. A father and son come to terms in Newark Airport...The Moth00:53:32
Jul 3, 2018Three stories about questioning power dynamics... in the USSR, on the streets of NYC and on death row.The Moth00:53:26
Jun 29, 2018Bill Russell uses his air travel savvy to get home. Journey Jamison reacts when death comes knocking.The Moth00:23:03
Jun 26, 2018Blue Man Group, performer connects with audience. Neuroscientist finds psycho brain pattern. Rachel Dratch meets Mr. Right.The Moth00:53:27
Jun 19, 2018Five stories about fathers - from embarrassing jokes to tender moments shared on the road...The Moth00:53:27
Jun 15, 2018Jill McDonough meets a girl at a rock show. Owen Lewis loves his new name. Bethany Cintron yearns to go to the Pride ParadeThe Moth00:20:04
Jun 12, 2018An astrophysicist finds parallels in research & romance. A surgeon's history in hand transplants. Geneticist on DNA fingerprintingThe Moth00:53:28
Jun 8, 2018A poem that sticks for life. Nurturing art through a living canvas. Superhero powers lead to a deadly situation.The Moth00:24:28
Jun 5, 2018A subway altercation. A child’s view on love and war. An awkward first-year teacher. A widow at The Grand Canyon...The Moth00:53:29
May 29, 2018A flat world gets some dimension. An adrenaline junkie gets his fill. A woman in love with an Italian Stallion.The Moth00:53:29
May 25, 2018Diavian Walters has a relationship with hair that is shear madness. Lori Gottlieb searches for the perfect donor.The Moth00:28:22
May 23, 2018A special hour all about FOOD. Stories from the farm and the table; complete with celebrated chefs...The Moth00:53:17
May 15, 2018We step into the private lives of five storytellers all trying to make their worlds more hospitable and homely...The Moth00:53:22
May 11, 2018A girl navigates the pressures of a double-life. Limits of a man's physical vision turn into the view from space.The Moth00:23:26
May 8, 2018A special episode of stories from women around the world. Resilient children, computer crashes, swimming lessons...The Moth00:53:23
May 4, 2018Three Cheers for Three Mothers: Quest to have a child. Important decision left to daughter. Parent with the help of TVThe Moth00:21:34
May 2, 2018Malaysian man appreciates his culture through rap. Comic's joke makes him hated. Undercover journalist in North Korea.The Moth00:53:21
Apr 24, 2018We lean into the moments of rejection, failure, embarrassment, and other stories of the human soul. Hosted by Meg Bowles.The Moth00:53:21
Apr 17, 2018Tourist has a setback on vacation. Holiday gift exchange is botched. Fertility clinic nurse blesses hopeful couplesThe Moth00:53:16
Apr 13, 2018Sofija Stefanovic leaves her Serbian roots for a new life. Andy Fischer-Price reopens his family's history.The Moth00:32:25
Apr 10, 2018A goth teenager makes an unlikely friend. Social upheaval in the early days of Zimbabwe. A whiney kid on an camping trip...The Moth00:53:29
Apr 3, 2018We explore stories relating to STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and MATH). Hosted by Jay Allison.The Moth00:53:31
Mar 31, 2018The Moth Podcast's 10th Anniversary Special: Shana Creaney, Dennis Oulahan, and Carol Danie.The Moth00:39:01
Mar 27, 2018Adventurer challenges English Channel. Seamstress becomes an advocate for her child. Young woman becomes secret agent.The Moth00:53:30
Mar 20, 2018A young girl confronted by color and identity. A teenager lets loose at his school dance. A massage goes awry.The Moth00:53:25
Mar 13, 2018Kenyan student aspires to beauty. Teenager's failing sight revealed in a kickball game. A woman smites her enemies.The Moth00:53:22
Mar 9, 2018A woman challenged by body image and femininity. Addressing an issue on-screen and off. Awaiting election results...The Moth00:25:18
Mar 6, 2018A women hears she's cursed. Mom contemplates the ministry. An autistic child's perilous adventure...The Moth00:53:20
Mar 2, 2018Paul Murray indulges in forbidden fruit in Italy. Margie Morris brings gifts for her child's classmates...The Moth00:21:52
Feb 27, 2018Neil Gaiman says he's afraid to sing in public. A tourist creeps out in a London Cemetery. A Nigerian man...The Moth00:53:29
Feb 23, 2018Two of our favorite stories from Bokara Legendre - how she turned from socialite to social activist...The Moth00:32:59
Feb 20, 2018A boy finds a new family. A fashion guru is forced to improvise. A Baptist in a gay bar. A young woman discovers...The Moth00:53:30
Feb 13, 2018Woman chooses between family and boyfriend. A fisherman appreciates his roots. Love song becomes love story...The Moth00:53:21
Feb 6, 2018Seven stories about young adults and the world around them. Boundaries, curfews, hairstyles, first loves...The Moth00:54:33
Feb 2, 2018Mmachi Dimoriaku struggles with her name. Sharif El-Mekki walks in the shadow of his parents.The Moth00:17:28
Jan 30, 2018A woman ponders surgery for extra height. A Scholar confronts a bike thief on the streets. A boy enters Bergen BelsenThe Moth00:53:21
Jan 23, 2018A secular man in a Christian world. A woman pledges a humble life of joy. A father writes in his son's voice...The Moth00:53:23
Jan 16, 2018A woman gets a nighttime call; a boy finds the truth about his idol; a girl preps for a big moment...The Moth00:53:57
Jan 9, 2018A mother tries to model confident behavior. A man on a rescue mission. A girl raising funds for the blind.The Moth00:53:55
Jan 2, 2018Kemp Powers is convinced he will never be a good dad. Matteson Perry learns a lesson in love. Rachel Lee tests her marketing skillsThe Moth00:25:05
Dec 26, 2017Mother and son keep gifting spirit alive. A daughter fulfills her mom's wish for a feast. A man waits for the perfect moment...The Moth00:55:30
Dec 19, 2017Feminist searches for perfect wedding dress. Playwright visits a prison. A man spends a lifetime regretting a single moment...The Moth00:55:27
Dec 12, 2017A comic gets his big break. A girl pulls a delicious prank. A young boy learns all about sex (kind of).The Moth00:25:50
Dec 5, 2017A woman says goodbye to her childhood ranch. A girl gets her wish to own a pet. A teenager goes on a silent mission...The Moth00:53:48
Nov 28, 2017For World AIDS Day, two stories from people whose lives are blindsided by HIV/AIDS. Anya Rymer & Lepheana Mosooane.The Moth00:27:45
Nov 21, 2017A mother gets surprising news in the maternity ward, a man is addicted to cookies, an old woman gets a ticket to heaven...The Moth00:54:33
Nov 14, 2017Vietnam: Troop under attack deep in the jungle. Triage nurse does her best to save lives. Man tries to save his brothers...The Moth00:54:42
Nov 7, 2017Cop looks into death of a childhood friend. Jazz musician dreams of playing with James Brown. Woman falls in love: family disapprovesThe Moth00:55:29
Oct 31, 2017A man has his own personal Rocky moment. A woman commemorates a decision she made 18 years ago.The Moth00:18:24
Oct 24, 2017Taking a risk for a chance at love. Trusting a gut instinct. Believing in a message from beyond. Shooting for the stars.The Moth00:53:19
Oct 17, 2017A spambot takes over a man's life. Rules are broken during a night at the bar. A woman's career is challenged by her health...The Moth00:53:59

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