The Moth Radio Hour
Sundays, 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight audiences with their honesty, bravery and humor. Brought to you by PRX and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 10:57am
In this hour, Global Stories of Women and Girls -- hosted by Moth Storyteller, Fatou Wurie. A Kenyan student aspires to be beautiful while her mother has bigger ideas; a teenager's failing sight is revealed during a game of kickball; and a woman smites down her enemies. Those stories and more. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Storytellers: Mary Hamilton, Esther Ngumbi, Jon Howe, Emely Recinos, Anne Moraa, and Fatou Wurie.
Friday, March 9, 2018 12:13pm
In this episode, we share three stories from our Global Community workshop and showcase in Nairobi, Kenya. Sandra Kimokoti is challenged by ideas about body image and femininity. Rehema Nanfuka tries to address an issue on-screen and off. Bina Maseno eagerly awaits election results when she runs for political office.
Storytellers: Sandra Kimokoti, Rehema Nanfuka, and Bina Maseno.
Hosted by: Lola Okusami
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 9:59am
In this hour, a celebration of Moth stories and storytellers from Michigan. A woman visits a fortuneteller and is told she is cursed, a stay-at-home mother contemplates becoming a minister, the father of an autistic child describes his son’s perilous adventure and a woman takes in a history buff in need of shelter. This hour includes an interview with Patricia Wheeler, Michigan StorySLAM producer. Hosted by Moth Senior Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Storytellers: Dame Wilburn, Tina Zimmerman, Eddie Hejka, and Michelle Fecteau.
For photos and other extras from this episode, please visit: TheMoth.org
Originally podcasted: 6/7/2016
Friday, March 2, 2018 3:09pm
Paul Murray indulges in forbidden (and fermented) fruit in Italy. Margie Morris brings back gifts for her child's classmates - just not the ones she thought. Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan has a life dictated by her visa.
Storytellers: Paul Murray, Margie Morris, and Chandrika Naryanan-Mohan.
Hosted by: Dan Kennedy
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:33am
Originally podcasted: 1/26/16
Author Neil Gaiman explains why he’s afraid to sing in public, a tourist gets a scare in London’s Highgate Cemetery, a Nigerian man tells a bold truth on live television and Christina Lamb talks about her double life as a mother and a war correspondent. Hosted by The Moth’s Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.
Storytellers: Neil Gaiman, Matt Day, Bisi Alimi, and Christina Lamb.