Dispatches from the Moth

2024

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: May 28, 2024

AAPI Month: Closing Ceremonies

by Selections curated by Jen Lue and Suzanne Rust

This past month shined the spotlight on the lives, accomplishments, and creativity of Asian American and Pacific Islanders. To continue the celebration, we have curated an array of creators who utilize various mediums to express themselves and share their stories. LISTEN Host Shankar Vedantam combines science and storytelling in The Hidden Brain podcast. Jay Kaspian Kang’s Time To Say Goodbye podcast looks at Asia, Asi...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: May 14, 2024

Lesson #67: Thank you teachers! “Not in the Lesson Plan” - James Hamilton

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #67: Thank you teachers! “Not in the Lesson Plan” - James Hamilton Happy May! For this teacher’s appreciation month we wanted to highlight a story from our archives that celebrates the importance of educators. We here at the Moth are so grateful for you. This month’s Storytelling School story is: “Not in the Lesson Plan” by James Hamilton Watch the video. You can read the transcript of James’s story here. ...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 10, 2024

The Moth welcomes Christina Norman as its first Chief Creative Officer!

by The Moth

AWARD-WINNING MEDIA EXECUTIVE CHRISTINA NORMAN NAMED FIRST-EVER CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER AT THE MOTH! New Role Aims to Help Organization Expand to Broadcast and Beyond NEW YORK, NY (April 2024) – Acclaimed storytelling nonprofit The Moth, the team behind the immensely popular The Moth Radio Hour and The Moth Podcast, proudly announces the addition of award-winning entertainment leader Christin...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Apr 09, 2024

Storytelling School with The Moth: Monthly Storytelling Activity #66

by The Moth Staff

Lesson #66: EXPECTATION VS. REALITY: “Have You Met Him Yet” - David Litt Hello! This month we bring you a story from the Mainstage teller, David Litt. David was one of President Obama’s speech writers and told this story first at a 2017 Mainstage. This month’s Storytelling School story is: “Have You Met Him Yet” by David Litt Watch the video. You can read the transcript of David’s story here. After you’ve watched and read the story, you can do the followi...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Mar 26, 2024

The Moth Spring Playlist

by The Moth

Blooming, blossoming, awakening. Spring is all about change and growth, and so is this week’s playlist. From coming out of your shell and learning new tricks, to finding home, here’s to transformations. @media screen and (max-width: 600px) { #SpringPlaylist { width: 350px; }...

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