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Facing The Dark

This episode is available on your local radio station and on PRX. It will be published to our website on March 28, 2017.

In this hour, a chaplain guides a family through death and goodbyes; a man wanders New York City during the black out of 2003; and a daughter tries to break her father’s silence about the Holocaust. Hosted by The Moth’s founder, George Dawes Green. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Kate Braestrup attempts to bring a moment of peace to a difficult crime scene.

John Turturro ponders his future with an aging mother and dependent brother.

Daniela Schiller gets a new understanding of her father’s past while studying memory.


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People, Problems, Places

In this hour, a man whose mother never learned to read enrolls in law school.; a recent graduate runs in to familiar faces; an uber driver encounters an unruly passenger; a photo collage fails to capture the scope of a relationship; and a child's hair is shaved to save her life. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Ray Christian struggles to realize his dream of graduating from law school.

Alyssa Ladd is embarrassed to run into familiar faces while working at a Michaels craft store.

Nestor Gomez is stuck driving an unruly Uber passenger during rush hour.

Steven Carr is given a photo collage from his mother of he and his "friend."

Melanie Kostrezwa learns her daughter must undergo a craniotomy.

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Live From the World Science Festival

A special Live edition of The Moth at Lincoln Center in New York City in partnership with The World Science Festival. Hosted by Adam Gopnik with additional hosting from Jay Allison. An astronaut gets his swimming legs; a scientist becomes a human guinea pig; and a marine biologist shatters a glass ceiling. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Mike Massimino must take to swimming before he can take off to outer space.

George Church tests his own strength of will as a human-gineau pig for science.

Sylvia Earle explores the ocean's depths as a pioneering aquanaut.

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