The Moth Radio Hour

Thursdays at 8pm

Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of stories told live and without notes. Moth shows are renowned for the great range of human experience they showcase. Each show starts with a theme, and the storytellers explore it, often in unexpected ways. Since each story is true and every voice authentic, the shows dance between documentary and theater, creating a unique, intimate, and often enlightening experience for the audience. Through ongoing programs in more than 25 cities, The Moth has presented over 20,000 stories to standing-room-only crowds worldwide and it currently produces more than 500 live shows each year. Additionally, The Moth runs storytelling workshops for high school students and adults in underserved communities through their Education and Community Programs.

Ways to Connect

Jury Duty, Walking Tests, Pepsi and NOLA

Jan 31, 2020

Danusia Trevino is forever changed by jury duty.

Charles Upshaw trains to walk 25 feet.

Morley McBride
 is asked to give up the soda she loves.

Chris Turgeon 
has a blind spot when it comes to his son.

Out of the Blue

Jan 27, 2020
Mariya Dostzadah Goodbrake
Lindley Rust

Natalie Arroyo finds herself in a showdown on the NYC subway.  Sonny Garg finds it difficult to live his father's dreams.  Gregory Mathieu scores his dream audition. Mariya Goodbrake discovers common ground between the two communities she loves.
While studying treatments for depression in Africa, Andrew Solomon has an intimate encounter with a ram.

Live in Iowa City

Jan 16, 2020
Stephanie Summerville
Stephanie Craig

Jim Bennett rides RAGBRAI as part of Lambda Legal team and samples Iowa’s “ham balls.”
Stephanie Summerville
recalls the summer of her first kiss and her father’s sudden illness.
Janice Josephine Carney
is a Vietnam veteran who finally feels at home in her body.

Reconciling the Past

Jan 13, 2020
Sarah Jane Johnson
Jason Falchook

Journalist Jerry Mitchell takes on notorious members of the Ku Klux Klan.

Reyna Grande finds kinship with a man seeking asylum in the US.

In her journey to start a family, Sarah Jane Johnson also finds herself facing her past. 

Ophira Eisenberg
Christian Weber

Phil Caputo - Journalist gives details of being a rookie reporter and then a seasoned war correspondent. 

Ophira Eisenberg - A little girl gets The Barbie Dream house after a terrible car wreck. 

Tricia Rose Burt - A Southern overachiever attempts to loosen up in a drawing class.

Carlos Kotkin - An undesirable poodle named Coco is reluctantly rescued from an animal shelter.