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

Unexpected Gifts: Zanele Chisholm & Isabel DeBre

December 14th, 2018

On this episode, two stories of unexpected gifts. Tis the season, right? These stories are not exactly TRADITIONAL gifts…Zanele Chisholm learns who… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Doctors, Prom, and Ellen

December 11th, 2018

A high schooler encounters racism when he tries to go to prom, a young woman is afraid to tell her grandmother that she is gay, an English woman has to… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Second Chances

November 27th, 2018

In this hour, we present four stories of getting another shot. Tales of tenacity, unexpected fortune, and redemption in moments both great and small.… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Two Weddings and a Prison Break

December 4th, 2018

Writer and bon vivant, Simon Doonan, sets out on a mission to fulfill a childhood desire; a secret finally catches up with a suburban housewife and mother;… Go to Episode