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: Veterans Day 2019: Rick Carrier

The Moth Radio Hour: Live from Jackson, Wyoming

September 4th, 2018

In this episode, we present four stories all about coming to the precipice of catastrophe. A vicious rumor shakes the foundations of family and home,… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Stepchild, Big Brother, Mugshot

September 18th, 2018

Comic Tig Notaro details her complicated relationship with her step-father; a New York City cop on a bust discovers the value of a mug shot; and a teenager… Go to Episode

Travel Tales: Reza Jalali & Emily Matuzek

September 21st, 2018

In this second podcast episode featuring stories all about transformative travel, we'll hear from Reza Jalali and Emily Matuzek. Reza Jalali *returns… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Astronauts, Family Tree, and Drips

September 25th, 2018

A special live event from Cooper Union. Andrew Solomon describes his circuitous route to becoming a dad, a cellist makes a disturbing discovery about… Go to Episode