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The Moth Radio Hour: A Brave Front
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.
Les Strayhorn heeds his father's advice.
District Fire Chief Michael McNamee confronts his worst fear.
Robin Utz comes to face the hardships of pregnancy and love.
The Moth Radio Hour: Hesitations
Hold your horses! In this hour, stories of slowing down, holding off, or taking a pause. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media
Theresa Thames officiates a wedding in Hawaii.
Ryan Roe contends with having Tourette Syndrome in school.
Linda Grosser loses faith in online dating as she approaches a milestone birthday.
AJ Jacobs, an inexperienced jigsaw puzzler, finds himself at the world championships.
They Say It’s Your Birthday: Sheila Cavanaugh and Sandra Kwawu
On this episode, stories all about birthdays - and the importance we place on them. This episode is hosted by Kate Tellers.
Sheila Cavanaugh accidentally steals someone else’s birthday.
Sandra Kwawu finds comfort in a celebration with her friends and family.
The Moth Radio Hour: The Rest is History
In this hour, an ancient instrument, a life-changing disaster, and survival in the face of genocide. People who experienced history, and its artifacts, firsthand. 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.
Musician Frank Almond makes a historic discovery.
Sivad Johnson takes us behind the scenes of the Detroit Fire Department.
Henny Lewin, a young Jewish girl, is smuggled out of a Lithuanian ghetto during WWII.
The Moth Radio Hour: Mum's the Word
Oh, mother! In this episode, stories celebrating birth givers, mother figures, and the many ways in which one can show up as a mom. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer and Director Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media
Marya Morris is in over her head as a new stay-at-home stepmom.
Pamela Covington cooks a difficult holiday meal for her family.
Annie Share and her mom become business women on the cat show circuit.
Amanda Johnston is inspired by a vulnerable conversation with her daughter.
Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit themoth.org.