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The Moth Radio Hour features our most beloved tales and the stories behind the stories. The series debuted in 2009 and is now airing on more than 500 stations nationwide. The Moth Radio Hour is co-produced by Jay Allison at Atlantic Public Media and presented by PRX.

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Not So Golden Rules

--- This episode is available on your local radio stationPRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on SpotifyApple and iHeart on 5/21/24 ---

In this hour, stories of structures and strictures—and the struggles against them. School assignments, teenage rebellion, and the proper time to eat. This episode is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, producer of this show.

Steven Michael Carr quietly rebels against his school's reading program. 

Gabriela Quiroz doesn't appreciate her school's unofficial year end tradition.

Caroline Connolly attempts to find a way around her lawyer parents' rules. 

Saad Sarwana and his fellow "nerds" try to pull off a senior prank.

Beth Ann Fennelly grows up in a heavily structured household.


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All About Moms: Babies, Bees, Concerts and Contacts

--- This episode is available on your local radio stationPRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on SpotifyApple and iHeart on 5/14/24 ---

A special Mother's Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour. A mother helps her daughter get her first contact lenses, an unwanted parental intervention at a school concert, a new mother in Zambia awaits test results, a life or death bee sting and a teenage mother who couldn't be happier to welcome her child to the world. 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.

Chrissie Graham is a nerdy girl who needs contacts and promptly loses one.

Catherine Palmer tries to micromanage her son at a school concert.

Constance Mudenda is a healthcare worker with a health scare of her own.

Matthew Dicks has an allergic reaction to a bee sting and needs his mother.

Melissa Rodriguez grew up a foster child and then has a child of her own.

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Obama, Jackie, and the All Star Game

--- This episode is available on your local radio stationPRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on SpotifyApple and iHeart on 5/7/24 ---

In this hour, a professional impersonator gets an unusual gig, a journalist is befuddled by the facts, and a brother-sister duo who really love baseball. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Director Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Obama impersonator Dion Flynn gets an unlikely gig.

Carole Radziwill is gifted a watch that belonged to Jackie Kennedy.

Michaela Murphy takes her little brother on a cross-country adventure to see an All-Star Game.

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