Sewing, Singing, Suits, and Cemeteries - Mic Stock

“I can't be pall-bearing tomorrow morning in khakis and a pink oxford cloth shirt.”

Sewing, Singing, Suits, and Cemeteries

An adolescent boy leaves home and finds a peculiar new family, a fashion guru is forced to improvise, a Baptist finds himself at a gay bar and a young woman discovers the beauty in the hometown she’d left behind years before. 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.


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13:01
Coming of Age in a Mausoleum

by George Dawes Green

George Dawes Green spends the best summer of his life squatting in a mausoleum with a drug dealer. 

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06:12
The Briar Patch

by Warren Holleman

A Baptist man finds himself at a gay bar.

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07:25
Underpacked

by Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn is the Emmy winning producer, co-host and mentor for Lifetime’s “Project Runway.”

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13:40
200 One-of-a-Kind Shirts

by Natalie Chanin

After spending much of her life running away, a woman returns home to Alabama to manufacture the hand-sewn clothes she has designed.

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Natalie Chanin

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Natalie Chanin’s Alabama Chanin factory.

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A sign in the Alabama Chanin Factory.

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