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
January 24, 2023
Start your engines! In this hour, stories of being driven -- bound, determined, or literally in the passenger seat of a car. This episode is hosted by Moth Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Hosted by: Jenifer Hixson
Juliette Holmes experiences segregation first hand as a child in Georgia.
Tracey Crosier interviews for a radio job and gets more than she bargained for.
Jennifer Leahy deals with the death of a patient for the first time.
Omar Qureshi tries to show his cousin a good time when he visits the US.
January 20, 2023
On this episode, we talk to Mojdeh Rezaeipour about the situation in Iran, and hear a story from her. This episode is hosted by Jenifer Hixson.
If you want to learn more about the ongoing revolutionary movement in Iran, Mojdeh recommends following the Instagram accounts @from____Iran and @collectiveforblackiranians for information on what's happening in English.
Storyteller: Mojdeh Rezaeipour
January 17, 2023
In this hour, stories about guts and courage. This episode is 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.
Hosted by: Catherine Burns
Kwong Yue Yang
Leonard Lee Smith
January 10, 2023
In this hour, stories of diving in head first and putting it all on the line. Unconventional gifts, apex predators, and stock car racing. This episode is hosted by Moth producer and director Jodi Powell. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Hosted by: Jodi Powell
Andrew McGill learns more about his father than he bargained for.
Aspiring primate veterinarian Estella Z Jones has a shift in perspective about her own life after seeing animals in the wild.
Ashamed of not knowing how to ride a bike, Francesca Hays attempts to learn in secret.
Michael Corso enters a stock car race for blind drivers.
January 6, 2023
On this episode, we hear two stories about new years and new beginnings. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.
Dan Kennedy tries to make his new years’… explosive.
Ophira Eisenberg has a magical new years in a magical city.
January 3, 2023
This episode, we revisit our 20th anniversary special, playing some of our favorite stories from The Moth’s history. This episode is hosted by Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Hosted by: Sarah Austin Jenness
December 27, 2022
This week, we bear witness. From a Soviet labor camp, to a school desegregation, to a fight over books. 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
Sybil Jordan Hampton
December 20, 2022
Don your finest duds! This week, The Moth Radio Hour is all about clothes -- from DIY threads to silk blouses, from a prison visiting room to a runway in France. 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.
Hosted by: Chloe Salmon
Tween Horace Sanders creates a homemade Halloween costume.
Deepa Ambekar is caught off guard by a prison's dress code for visitors.
Zakiya Minifee fails to heed her mother's fashion advice.
Adrienne Burris is certain that her new husband has ruined her favorite blouse.
Graham Shelby joins the football team as a gentle teenager.
Model Norma Jean Darden participates in a historic catwalk battle.
December 16, 2022
On this episode, we take a look back at the beginning of The Moth, and hear a story from our founder - George Dawes Green. This episode is hosted by Melvin Estrella and Pegi Vail.
George Dawes Green describes his encounters with the many characters of Surrency, Georgia while working on a crisis hotline.
If you’d like to listen to the stories Pegi and Melvin mentioned, here are links:
Reflections From Space by Frederick Hauck
Merci by Candido Tirado and Carmen Rivera
December 13, 2022
A special Holiday Hour from The Moth. The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a magical forest. Hosted by The Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Adam Ruben is at a loss when it comes to buying Christmas gifts.
Pierre Epstein is a little boy tracking the progress of his Uncle Igor's escape from Nazi-occupied France.
Ed McCarthy break sinto the house he grew up in to rescue a precious box of Christmas decorations.
Katie Fales grandfather is a rancher who was to rescue a bunch of stranded steer.
Catherine McCarthy finally admits she's homesick during Christmas in Thailand.
David Frieberg and his son are amazed by an accidental forest during a blizzard in NYC.
Denise Scheurmann has a terminally ill father but her neighbors don't forget to light her Christmas luminaries.