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: Inner Compass

July 3rd, 2018

In this hour, three stories about questioning power dynamics…in the USSR, on the streets of NYC and on death row. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer,… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Grandparents, Pole Dancing, and Lust

July 10th, 2018

A family of amateur detectives crack a case; a librarian takes a dance class to spice things up; a father and son come to terms in Newark Airport; a grandson… Go to Episode

Beyond the Stage with Tonya Scott Williams

July 13th, 2018

A few months ago, we put out a call to listeners to host their own episode of The Moth podcast for its 10th anniversary. Today we're thrilled to pass… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Language, Coins and a Proposal

July 17th, 2018

Novelist Walter Mosley examines the power of language to break and form bonds; an artist connects with her father when he sends her coins he finds on… Go to Episode