The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.
Sunday, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.on News Station
May 30, 2023
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.
May 26, 2023
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.
May 23, 2023
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.
May 16, 2023
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.
May 12, 2023
We’ve got two SLIGTHLY spicy stories. Don’t worry nothing untowards happens, but if you’re listening with kids, you might want to wait on this one. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.
Whitney Connolly shares a photo without realizing what else is in the background.
A trip to Brazil provides a great teaching moment for both Caroline Woodward and her 3 year daughter.
May 9, 2023
In this hour, stories dealing with all things family: from sibling hi-jinx, to the difficulties of having children (and parents). Hosted by Moth Radio Hour Producer Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Kay Elmsley Weeden and her siblings have adventures on the Wisconsin River.
Marjace Miles searches for meaning amidst an unexpected pregnancy.
Bob Baril gets a once in a lifetime experience with his son.
Jahvannia Darling keeps a secret from her mother.
Qing Zhao must choose between love and her career.
Carmen Putnam experiences the hope of a new pregnancy while mourning her stillborn child.
May 2, 2023
In this hour, stories of strength of will, crystallizing under pressure, and the power of intentionally directed anger. This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Hosted by: Catherine Burns
As he raises his strong-willed daughter, R.A. Villanueva remembers the other powerful women in his life.
Mary Ann Ludwig reaches her potential during a funerary mishap.
Self-described unathletic man, Steve Clark, signs up for the Philadelphia marathon.
Amber Phillips learns the art of tension.
April 28, 2023
In honor of National Adopt a Shelter Pet day on April 30th, we’re sharing two Moth stories all about the special role pets play in our lives. This episode is hosted by the Moth’s Social Media Coordinator, Estee Daveed.
Scott Sanders deals with jealousy as his dog becomes a more successful actor than he is.
Noriko Rosted must find a pet sitter for her beloved cat before her trip to Italy.
April 25, 2023
In this hour, stories about seeing and witnessing. This episode is hosted by Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Hosted by: Meg Bowles
Alice Schaffer, a preacher's daughter, grows up in fear of the lessons learned in Sunday school.
Dawn Ross tries to adjust to life in rural Arkansas.
D. Parvaz, a journalist covering the uprising in Syria, is arrested and imprisoned.
Leland Melvin suffers a devastating injury that cuts short his dream of flying in space.
April 18, 2023
In this hour, stories of finding one's way—through heartbreak, adolescence, times of crisis, and public nudity. This episode is hosted by Moth storyteller Samuel James. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Hosted by: Samuel James
Kristin Lee tries to make friends at genetics camp.
8-year-old Maura Schneider and her friend hatch a revenge plan after experiencing their first rejection.
Kaya Jarvis gets the help she needs from an unexpected source.
Samuel Blackman contends with the realities of working in pediatric oncology.
Annie Linn navigates having her mother as her high school English teacher.
Evie O'Reilly goes on her first naked bike ride.