Dispatches from the Moth

Explore interviews, storytelling tips, playlists and other Mothy fun curated by our staff and community.

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jan 31, 2023

The Moth Playlist - Love Hurts

by The Moth

Sure, love of all types is grand. But it comes with so many slings and arrows, it's no wonder that cupid is an archer, and it’s no wonder that, sometimes, love hurts. This week's playlist looks at some of the more jagged edges of love, the sacrifices, and moments of “ouch.” And yet, we always opt in.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jan 17, 2023

The Moth Playlist: Vice Squad

by The Moth

Stealing, sneaking, lying, cheating–or flirting with the idea–vices happen. This week’s playlist is a nod to naughtiness.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Dec 21, 2022

The Moth Playlist: Firsts

by The Moth

A new year brings to mind the possibility of fresh starts. From first jobs to first romantic entanglements, and everything in between, this week’s playlist is a celebration of shiny beginnings.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Dec 20, 2022

An Open Letter from Moth Host and Storyteller Jon Goode

by The Moth

As a host and storyteller for The Moth I’ve stood on stage from Anchorage, AK, to Honolulu, HI—from New York, NY to Whitesburg, KY. Places that couldn’t be more distant and different. What I’ve discovered is that even in the coldest of places audiences and tellers bring their smiles, their laughter, their warmth. Whether you’re in a cathedral in London or a barn in Jackson Hole, storytellers show up as their full and authentic selves, and audiences come to listen and be inspired by...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Dec 13, 2022

The Moth Playlist: Good Cheer

by The Moth

Punk concerts. The Rodeo. Scottish Dance. Candy. These are a few of our favorite things! This week’s playlist is focused on stories of joy, for any season.

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