Confidence: Too Much, Too Little? - Aleeza Kazmi

“All of my friends had used the peach oil pastel to color in their face and since we were basically all the same girl, I would use peach too.”

Photo by Jason Falchook

Confidence: Too Much, Too Little?

In this hour, stories about confidence and uncertainty. A young girl is confronted with color and identity; a teenager lets loose at his school dance; and a massage goes awry. Those stories and more. Hosted by The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. 

Aleeza Kazmi tackles difficult questions when working on a self-portrait.

Dante Jackson comes out of his shell at his 8th grade prom.

David Crabb celebrates an anniversary with a trip to the spa.

Sam Shepard brings his personal horse to the set of “The Right Stuff.”

Sarah Lee Nakintu fears her dream of education has been betrayed


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Stories in this Episode

06:48
Pastels and Crayons

by Aleeza Kazmi

Aleeza Kazmi tackles difficult questions when working on a self-portrait.

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10:09
No Ordinary Love

by David Crabb

David Crabb celebrates an anniversary with a trip to the spa.

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10:55
My Hero

by Sarah Lee Nakintu

Sarah Lee Nakintu fears her dream of education has been betrayed.

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05:45
The Prom

by Dante Jackson

Dante Jackson comes out of his shell at his 8th grade prom.

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09:33
You Can Lead a Horse to Water

by Sam Shepard

Sam Shepard brings his personal horse to the set of “The Right Stuff.”

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The music in this story

  • Regina Carter - Full Time
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  • Regina Carter - N'teri
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  • BoomBox - Stereo
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  • Sade - Smooth Operator
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  • Stellwagen Symphonette - Bridle