The Big Oops: Blunders Large and Small - Bob Zellner

“He said, you’ll be arrested if you go over there.”

The Big Oops: Blunders Large and Small

In this hour, four stories about the mistakes we make. A young girl enters a school talent show; a boy learns some family secrets when his mom returns from a trip to India; an online shopping session goes awry; and a college student is drawn into the civil rights movement. 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.

Jessica Lee Williamson works on a routine for her school talent show.

Hasan Minhaj misses his mom when she moves back to India to attend school.

Holly Rutter does some late night grocery shopping.

Bob Zellner is curious about a movement rising in Montgomery, Alabama in the early 1960's. 


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Stories in this Episode

11:09
Dr. King Helps Zellner Escape

by Bob Zellner

Bob Zellner is curious about a movement rising in Montgomery, Alabama in the early 1960's. 

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03:59
An Apple a Day

by Holly Rutter

Holly Rutter does some late night grocery shopping.

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13:09
Always Her Hasan-Bhai

by Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj misses his mom when she moves back to India to attend school.

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12:26
Maybe

by Jessica Lee Williamson

Jessica Lee Williamson works on a routine for her school talent show.

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Extras From This Episode

Jessica Lee Williamson Radio Extra

Jessica Lee Williamson at the talent show.

Holly Rutter Radio Extra

The apple that Holly bought.

Bob Zellner Radio Extra

Bob and Pamela at The Women's March in Pensacola, Florida.

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
  • Martin Charnin = Charles Strouse - Maybe
  • Duke Levine - Starlight Time
  • Oskar Schuster - Pause (La Nuit)
  • Oskar Schuster - La Valse Invisible
  • Hank Crawford & Jimmy McGriff - Lift Every Voice and Sing