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The Moth Radio Hour features our most beloved tales and the stories behind the stories. The series debuted in 2009 and is now airing on more than 500 stations nationwide. The Moth Radio Hour is co-produced by Jay Allison at Atlantic Public Media and presented by PRX.

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Sailing on an Alien Sea

--- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on 5/17/2022

In this hour we explore stories relating to STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and MATH): we travel from the laboratories of the Antarctic to the icy seas of Saturn’s moon Titan - we learn that predisposition does not mean predestined and sometimes A is larger than C. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

James McClintock a scientist researching at McMurdo Station, Antartica makes an interesting discovery. 

Lone Frank deep dives into personal genomics.

Dhaya Lakshminarayanan gets entangled in the language of math.

Ellen Stofan sets her sights on exploring an alien sea.

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You Gone Learn

--- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on 5/10/2022

In this hour, stories of education, illumination, or just being schooled. The lessons learned from communities new and old, on top of a glacier, and from children. This episode is hosted by Moth host Jon Goode. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Dan Souza teaches English and learns about Hungarian karaoke.
Jen Rubin plans to be spontaneous. 
Matty Struski learns about resiliency, and slides.
Diane Harari learns that piano recitals are child's play.
Burnell Cotlon returns to the Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina to rebuild the community he loves.


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Camouflage: Stories of Hidden Selves

--- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on 5/3/2022

In this hour, four stories about secret identities and true selves. A secular man immerses himself in a Christian world; a young woman pledges herself to a humble life of joy; a father writes in his son’s voice; and a young man from Sierra Leone is enlisted to serve in war. 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. 

Kevin Roose goes undercover at an Evangelical Christian university.

Sister Carolyn Martin commits herself to a love greater than any other.

Boris Timanovsky has a transatlantic pen pal adventure.

Abraham Leno's dream of college is threatened when war breaks out in his country. 

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The Moth Radio Hour is co-produced by Jay Allison at Atlantic Public Media and presented by PRX.
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