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Check out our library of broadcast stories... From the most recently released stories to the first ones ever aired.

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Rock 'n' Roll High School: Ty Mahany & Ernesto Quinonez

This week, two stories about the music that shapes our lives.

Hosted by: ‘Steely’ Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Ty Mahany, Ernesto Quinonez

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Fowl Language: Drew Sieplinga

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This week, one woman's complicated love of language.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storyteller: Drew Sieplinga

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Disaster and Misadventures

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This week, two stories of summertime disasters and misadventures.

Nisse puts it all out on the line in an attempt to impress his friends.

Anagha finds a creative solution to stay out of the summer heat.

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Assumptions

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This week, we have two stories about assumptions, and you know what they say about assuming…

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Adam Ross, Steven Anderson

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Pride 2019: Celebrating Stonewall 50

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This week, we have a special edition of The Moth Podcast, celebrating Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. We wanted to include a broad range of voices and perspectives for this episode, so we have two Moth stories from LGBTQ storytellers, Richard Cardillo and Sonia Audi, and two interviews, one with Stonewall Veteran Martin Boyce, and one with poet and activist Kay Ulanday Barrett.

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Richard Cardillo, Sonia Audi

Interviewees: Martin Boyce, Kay Ulanday Barrett

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Like Father, Like Son: Majdy Fares & Adam Ellick

This week, we're celebrating Father's Day with stories from two sons.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Majdy Fares, Adam Ellick

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Remembering Warren Miller

This week, we’re celebrating the legacy of legendary filmmaker, Warren Miller, and host Dan Kennedy shares his personal connection to Warren.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Warren Miller

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School’s Out!

This week, two stories from school days just in time for summer vacation.

Hosted by: Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Joanna Courteau, Gabe Mollica

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The Motor City That Never Sleeps: Isabelle Raphael & Michelle Robertson

This week, Dan introduces a new host to the Moth Podcast, long-time Moth family member Dame Wilburn. The two discuss hosting shows for the Moth and present stories from their respective homes of New York and Detroit.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy, Dame Wilburn

Storytellers: Isabelle Raphael, Michelle Robertson

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Love, Mom: Ali Muldrow & Michelle Cloud

This week, we're celebrating Mother's Day with two stories from two moms doing what they do best: making it work.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Ali Muldrow & Michelle Cloud

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Revisiting The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Anthony Griffith

This week, we're rediscovering one of the most memorable Moth stories ever told, “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times,” told by Anthony Griffith, in honor of his new book. We follow up with Anthony in a brand new interview about the day he told this story and his life afterwards. Behind the Laughter, A Comedian’s Tale of Tragedy and Hope is available now wherever you buy your books. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s long time artistic director, Catherine Burns.

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Tales from the Emerald Isle: Michael Devlin, Claire Nevin & Paul Doran

This month is Irish Heritage Month, and on this episode, we’re celebrating all things Irish, a culture in which storytelling is tradition and a people who are working to keep it alive today.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Michael Devlin, Claire Nevin & Paul Doran

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Occasional Magic: Ana Del Castillo

On this week's episode, we're celebrating the release of the Moth's third book, Occasional Magic. Listen to Ana Del Castillo tell her story of finding her light again after a harrowing family trauma. Find Occasional Magic anywhere you buy your books March 19.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storyteller: Ana Del Castillo

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International Women's Month: Alexandra Rochester & Kendi Nderitu

On this week’s episode, we’re celebrating International Women’s Month with two stories: Alexandra Rochester teams up with Taylor Swift and Katy Perry while giving skiing lessons; and Kendi Nderitu looks to escape the village life.

Hosted by: Dan Kennedy

Storytellers: Alexandra Rochester, Kendi Nderitu

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Black History Month: Emily Richmond and Maxie Jones

This week, we’re celebrating Black History Month with special guest host R. Eric Thomas. We have two stories: Emily Richmond wrestles with a grade school survey; and Maxie Jones witnesses a historic night in Harlem, NY. R. Eric Thomas recorded this episode at the Sundance Film Festival with the help of the Sundance TV team in their pop-up podcast studio.

Hosted by: R. Eric Thomas

Storytellers: Emily Richmond, Maxie Jones

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Shortcuts: Lawrence Wood & Amanda Egge

On this week’s episode, two stories about taking shortcuts: Lawrence Wood is too honest with his book club; Amanda Egge gets creative in rehab.

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Bye-Bye New York: Emad Kiyaei

On this episode, Emad Kiyaei tells us about his complicated relationship with America.

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The Alpha Wolf: Elizabeth Gilbert

On this episode, writer Elizabeth Gilbert shares her struggle in dealing with her partner’s terminal illness and what it taught her about living. 

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Holiday Game Plans: Renata Sancken and Kate Tellers

On this episode: two stories of different strategies to navigate the holiday season. Renata Sancken is nervous about her flight home for the holidays. Kate Tellers introduces her new boyfriend to her Christmas tradition.

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Unexpected Gifts: Zanele Chisholm & Isabel DeBre

On this episode, two stories of unexpected gifts. Tis the season, right? These stories are not exactly TRADITIONAL gifts… Zanele Chisholm learns who she is when others learn her name, and Isabel DeBre’s family gets an unconventional pet.

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