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Grit and Gumption

In this hour, courage, tenacity, spunk! New opportunities, self-confidence, and parents going the extra mile (or rollercoaster) for their kids. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Pamela Mitchell learns to put her opinions first. 
Javier Morillo and his family hold true to their cultural traditions.
David Levy faces his fears for his son. 
Annalise Raziq's daughter makes an unexpected wish for her birthday.


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Pole Vaulting, Comedy, and the Congo

A mother struggles with her son's choice to have a religious wedding, a high schooler with a funny name becomes a pole vaulter, a social scientist commutes to war-torn countries for work, and a comedian confronts a heckler. Hosted by The Moth's Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Annie Korzen has trouble letting go as her son grows up, gets engaged, and gets married.

Matthew Dicks is more concerned with beating his own high school track teammates than winning the meet.

Richard Matthew must decide whether the risks of working in war-torn areas of the world are worth it.

Hari Kondabolu finally confronts a heckler after years of hearing jerks in the front row.



Air Date: 11/23/21

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All The World's a Stage

Ready the spotlight and raise the curtains! In this hour, performers, sour notes, tough critics, and a unique take on Mary Poppins. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Laura Hitchcock is entrusted with her teacher's prized trumpet.

Jason Mesches plays a medley of his own creation for his unconventional piano teacher.

Phil Wang contends with his lisp during his primary school's production of Mary Poppins. 

Ashley Johnson moves to LA to pursue her dream of acting.

A series of unfortunate events befalls Liz Phair when she performs at the Rockefeller Center tree lighting. 


Air date: 11/16/2021

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