Dog Mother, Tour Guide, and Milli Vanilli - Catherine Palmer

“Suddenly I hear my sweet little 5 year old say, 'Let's drink to long-legged women!'”

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Dog Mother, Tour Guide, and Milli Vanilli

A woman becomes a stepmother to a dog, a tour guide in Toronto confronts racism, a mother learns the meaning of “Little pitchers have big ears”, and one half of the pop duo Milli Vanilli tells his side of the story. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Sara Barron learns to share custody of a dog with her husband's ex-girlfriend.

Falen Johnson confronts racism and her own biases while taking a tour group through “Invisible Toronto.”

Catherine Palmer takes her young sons on a work trip where they learn some inappropriate toasts, which they repeat at church. 

Fabrice Morvan shares his memories of the rise and fall of Milli Vanilli.

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06:36
A Toast

by Catherine Palmer

Catherine Palmer takes her young sons on a work trip where they learn some inappropriate toasts, which they repeat at church.

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11:55
Invisible Toronto

by Falen Johnson

Falen Johnson confronts racism and her own biases while taking a tour group through “Invisible Toronto.”

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13:44
Modern Family

by Sara Barron

Sara Barron learns to share custody of a dog with her husband's ex-girlfriend.

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12:29
Finding My Own Voice

by Fab Morvan

One half of the pop superstar duo Milli Vanilli recounts their rise and fall.

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Extras From This Episode

Catherine Palmer

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Catherine Palmer's two sons.

Falen Johnson

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Falen researching for her walking tour, near the intersection of Queen and Bathhurst

Sara Barron

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Sara and her dog Laika.

Fab Morvan

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
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  • Chandler Travis & Steve Shook - Electroshook
  • Milli Vanilli - Girl You Know It's True
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  • Milli Vanilli - Blame it on the Rain
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  • Ratatat - Loud Pipes
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  • The West Side Horns - Alligator Boogaloo