Squeaky Wheels - R Eric Thomas

“It's kind of amazing what we'll do to reach each other.”

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Squeaky Wheels

In this episode, we take a look into the people and things that flash into our lives, and the indelible mark they leave behind. Hosted by Jenifer Hixson, The Moth’s Senior Director. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

R. Eric Thomas pens a satire for his college paper with unintended consequences.

Annie Tan stokes the fire of her curiosity, but uncovers a dark moment in her family’s history.

Morley McBride comes across a stroke of luck when wandering the streets of New York City.

Warren Dahlin makes a friend who stays with him in life and in death.


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11:43
A Sign, A Satire, and a Scandal

by R. Eric Thomas

R. Eric Thomas pens a satire for his college paper with unintended consequences.

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11:06
Remembering Vincent

by Annie Tan

Annie Tan stokes the fire of her curiosity, but uncovers a dark moment in her family’s history.

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06:18
Small Wins or You Spin Me Right Round

by Morley McBride

Morley McBride comes across a stroke of luck when wandering the streets of New York City.

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12:23
Open My Eyes

by Warren Dahlin

Warren Dahlin makes a friend who stays with him in life and in death.

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Extras From This Episode

R. Eric Thomas

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R. Eric Thomas on the local tv news being interviewed about this incident.

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R. Eric Thomas being wrapped in toilet paper by coworkers at the school newspaper .

Morley McBride

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Triumph, Morley's salad spinner for one.

Warren Dahlin

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The cemetary where Annie is buried.

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What used to be the Foxboro State Hospital (but is now condos).

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A sign from the Foxboro State Hospital.

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