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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The Moth Radio Hour: Jury Duty, Walking Tests, Pepsi and NOLA

January 3rd, 2017

In this hour, a member of a punk band gets summoned to jury duty; a man with MS hopes to qualify for a medical trial; a worker’s small rebellion at… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Auctions and Boxers

December 27th, 2016

In this episode, George Plimpton gives an auction winner a star-studded walkthrough of legendary NYC eatery Elaine’s; rookie reporter Lewis Lapham learns… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Holiday Special 2016: Unexpected Gifts of December

December 20th, 2016

A special Holiday Hour from The Moth. The unexpected gifts of December: holiday customs, brand new traditions, flying cows, fruit, luminaries and a magical… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Prosthetics, Boot Camp and Heartache

December 13th, 2016

In this hour, double-amputee Aimee Mullins chronicles her adventures with prosthetic legs as an athlete, actress and artist; the mother of a bullied teen… Go to Episode