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: Holiday Special 2016: Unexpected Gifts of December

The Moth Radio Hour: Blue Men, Psychopaths, and a Bad Date

June 26th, 2018

After many years in the legendary Blue Man Group, a performer makes a profound connection with an audience member; a world-renowned neuroscientist identifies… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: I Will Be Your Father Figure

June 19th, 2018

In this special episode of The Moth, we listen to five stories about fathers — from embarrassing jokes to tender moments shared on the road. The Moth’s… Go to Episode

New Pride: Jill McDonough, Owen Lewis, and Bethany Cintron

June 15th, 2018

To celebrate Pride Month, we hear from three storytellers embarking on each of their new lives. Jill McDonough meets the girl at the rock show. Owen Lewis… Go to Episode

The Moth Radio Hour: Hand Transplant, DNA, and a Backwards Heart

June 12th, 2018

A special live edition of The Moth's collaboration with The World Science Festival. An astrophysicist discovers wild parallels in her research and romantic… Go to Episode