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The Moth Radio Hour

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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Fear Factor

--- This episode is available on your local radio station and on PRX. It will be published to our website on 10/7/20. ---

In this hour, stories of fear -- facing it, outgrowing it, and learning from it. From shadowy childhood demons, to the anxieties of parenthood, and life or death choices in the face of discrimination. This hour is hosted by Moth Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Zaena Tessema's mother invokes a mysterious figure to control her children.

Diane Kastiel gets unexpected and unwanted news.

Bruce Lee teaches Tito Chavez-Nguyen how to find his way in a new school.

Patricia Aro is scared that her children will ask her about death.

Chelsea Shorte is pulled over for the first time while masculine presenting.

Rufus May fears his own experience with mental health issues will keep him from being a clinical psychologist.

The Moth Radio Hour
Put to the Test

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In this hour, stories of testing one's own limitations and discovering new wells of strength and resolve. 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.

Living on the 44th floor, Lucy Danser has to face her fear of elevators. 

Albert Fox Cahn finds unexpected motivation to turn his health crisis around. 

Quratulain Fatima grows up refusing to take no for an answer.

Tim FitzHigham takes on 10 world record holders. 

The Moth Radio Hour
Me, Myself, and I: Stories of Questioned Identity

In this hour, a "spambot" takes over a man's life; rules are broken during a night at the bar; a woman's career ambition is challenged by her health; and a young Mormon must weigh desire with devotion. 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.

Jon Ronson's social media presence is highjacked. 

Maureen Freeman decides to ease up on a life dictated by rules, if only for a night.

Sitawa Wafula's love for her career is derailed by her health.

Elna Baker attempts to date outside her religion.

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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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