Live from Jackson - Tara Clancy 4

“You become a parent and you're just sort of perpetually flirting with disaster.”

Photo by Jason Falchook

Live from Jackson

In this episode, we present four stories all about coming to the precipice of catastrophe. A vicious rumor shakes the foundations of family and home, a potential romance takes a dark turn, and a woman’s heritage dangles over oblivion by a thread. Hosted by Tara Clancy in front of a live audience in Jackson, Wyoming with additional hosting by Jay Allison. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. 

Tara Clancy is unprepared for a conversation around sexuality with her son.

Cristina Briones faces down a housing crisis and a call for equity.

Terrance Flynn attempts to catch the romantic-interest of an enigmatic stranger.

Nina McConigley clings to her heritage with a safety pin and a sari.


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Stories in this Episode

03:24
Hello, Straight People!

by Tara Clancy

Tara Clancy is unprepared for a conversation around sexuality with her son.

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10:23
My Life, My Strength

by Cristina Briones

Cristina Briones faces down a housing crisis and a call for equity.

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13:52
C’est La Vie

by Terrance Flynn

Terrance Flynn attempts to catch the romantic-interest of an enigmatic stranger.

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12:54
Sorry Sari

by Nina Mcconigley

Nina McConigley clings to her heritage with a safety pin and a sari.

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Extras From This Episode

Terrance Flynn

Mrh 1816 Terrance Extra 1

Terrance during his college years. Terrance writes he is wearing an "ever-present hat claiming my closet identity as a straight sports dude from Detroit - Pistons in this case."

Mrh 1816 Terrance Extra 2

Outside of C'est La Vie, the bar Terrance goes to in his story.

Cristina Briones

Mrh 1816 Cristina Briones Extra 1

Cristina Briones and her children.

Nina McConigley

Mrh 1816 Nina Mc Conigley Extra 1

Nina on her wedding day with her mother.

Mrh 1816 Nina Mc Conigley Extra 2

Nina wearing her mother's wedding sari.