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On Tuesday's and Friday’s The Moth’s podcast feed presents episodes of the Peabody-Award Winning Moth Radio Hour and original episodes of The Moth Podcast.

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, vi...

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The Moth Radio Hour: Not So Golden Rules

The Moth Radio Hour: Not So Golden Rules

In this hour, stories of structures and strictures—and the struggles against them. School assignments, teenage rebellion, and the proper time to eat. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, producer of this show.Storytellers:Stephen Michael Carr quietly rebels against his school's reading program.Gabriela Quiroz doesn't appreciate her school's unofficial year end tradition.Caroline Connolly attempts to find a way around her lawyer parents' rules.Saad Sarwana and his fellow "nerds" try to pull off a senior prank.Beth Ann Fennelly grows up in a heavily structured household.Podcast: 868

53 mins

21 May Finished

The Moth Podcast: Birmingham

The Moth Podcast: Birmingham

On this episode, we share two stories from Birmingham,  Alabama.Host: Suzanne RustStorytellers:Anne Wheeler tries to get a part in a play.Anthony Underwood figures that the best way to get good banana pudding is to make it himself.If you’d like to share your own story, or would just love to hear some incredible live storytelling, check out a Story Slam near you: https://themoth.org/eventsThe Moth would like to thank its listeners and supporters. Stories like these are made possible by community giving. If you’re not already a member, please consider becoming one or making a one-time donation today at themoth.org/giveback

19 mins

17 May Finished

The Moth Radio Hour: All About Moms - Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

The Moth Radio Hour: All About Moms - Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

A special Mother's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention at a school concert, a new mother in Zambia awaits test results, a life or death bee sting and a teenage mother who couldn't be happier to welcome her child to the world. Hosted by The Moth's Artistic Director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.Storytellers:Chrissie Graham is a nerdy girl who needs contacts and promptly loses one.Catherine Palmer tries to micromanage her son at a school concert.Constance Mudenda is a healthcare worker with a health scare of her own.Matthew Dicks has an allergic reaction to a bee sting and needs his mother.Melissa Rodriguez grew up a foster child and then has a child of her own.Podcast: 434

53 mins

14 May Finished

The Moth Radio Hour: Obama, Jackie, and the All Star Game

The Moth Radio Hour: Obama, Jackie, and the All Star Game

In this hour, a professional impersonator gets an unusual gig, a journalist is befuddled by the facts, and a brother sister duo who really love baseball. 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.Storytellers:Obama impersonator Dion Flynn gets an unlikely gig.Carole Radziwill is gifted a watch that belonged to Jackie Kennedy.Michaela Murphy takes her little brother on a cross-country adventure to see an All-Star Game.Podcast: 866

53 mins

7 May Finished

The Moth Podcast: Star Wars

The Moth Podcast: Star Wars

On this episode, we visit a galaxy far far away, with three stories all about the impact of Star Wars. Plus, a discussion about why Star Wars has resonated for more than 50 years.Hosts: Brandon Grant-Walker and Edgar Ruiz, Jr.Storytellers:Dame Wilburn confuses a man in a costume for the real Darth Vader.Shannan Paul’s mother teaches her that it’s alright to fall in love with science-fiction.Manuelito Wheeler translates Star Wars: A New Hope into Navajo.Podcast: 865

41 mins

3 May Finished

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