A Bust, a Candy Bar, and Chad Everett - Jay Martel

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A Bust, a Candy Bar, and Chad Everett

A man reluctantly inherits a 40 pound statue, a child feels responsible for her father’s troubles, and a documentary filmmaker gets obsessed with someone else’s dream. Hosted by Moth Senior Director, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Jay Martel must find a home for a giant clay bust of his own head.

Alexandra Rosas buries her guilt about her father’s suicide for almost three decades.

Arthur Bradford documents his friend’s obsession with the 1970s television star, Chad Everett.

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12:38
Head of Clay

by Jay Martel

A man reluctantly inherits a 40 pound statue.

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14:02
The Candy Bar

by Alexandra Rosas

A child feels responsible for her father’s troubles.

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15:08
The Quest for Chad

by Arthur Bradford

A documentary filmmaker gets obsessed with someone else’s dream. 

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Jay with his statue of himself.

Alexandra Rosas

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Alexandra in the front seat of her father’s car.

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Alexandra’s father.

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Alexandra’s father.

Arthur Bradford

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
  • Peter Frampton - Lines on My Face
  • Lawless Music - I Will Wander