The Moth Podcast


The Moth features people telling true, engaging, funny, touching and eye-opening stories from their lives. Hailed as "New York's hottest and hippest literary ticket" by the Wall Street Journal, The Moth has been producing sold-out storytelling shows for over ten years. Stories are told without notes to a live audience by a wide range of people. The best have been captured here. For more information about our programs, live events, and CD's for sale, go to The podcast is updated on Mondays.


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Title: The Moth Radio Hour: Knowing How and When to Fight

The Moth Radio Hour: Knowing How and When to Fight

January 15th, 2019

In this hour, five stories of picking our battles. The internal and external pressures that guide how we speak up, speak out, or stay silent. Hosted by:… Go to Episode

Bye-Bye New York: Emad Kiyaei

January 11th, 2019

On this episode, Emad Kiyaei tells us about his complicated relationship with America. Storyteller: Emad Kiyaei Hosted by: Dan Kennedy Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Family Photos, Grandmothers, Legos & Revenge

January 8th, 2019

A family reunites around a hospital bed; a grandmother shares wisdom (and a beer) with her grandson; a third-grade teacher underestimates the power of… Go to Episode

The Alpha Wolf: Elizabeth Gilbert

January 4th, 2019

On this episode, writer Elizabeth Gilbert shares her struggle in dealing with her partner’s terminal illness and what it taught her about living. Storyteller:… Go to Episode