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Halloween: Bruce McCulloch and Amir Baghdadchi Extras

Two (not-so-scary) stories that could only have taken place in costume! It’s our Halloween Episode! This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn.

Storytellers: Bruce McCulloch & Amir Baghdadchi

Airdate: 10/22/21

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Afraid to Look

In this hour, stories of nerves, anxiety, fear! And the courage and support that allow us to overcome. A phone call, a taxi ride, and a stranger's generosity of spirit. This episode is 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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Looking the Part Extras

This week, we have two stories about looking the part. This episode is hosted by Moth Producer Michelle Jalowski. 

Storytellers: Jennifer Leahy & Sivan Schondorf



Air Date: 10/08/21

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Relative Silence

--- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 10/12/21. ---

In this episode, the truths we keep from our family, and the lies we tell for them. Sibling mayhem, multigenerational secrets, and a surprise while watching CBS. This hour is hosted by Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media, producer of The Moth Radio Hour.

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Man's Best Friend Extras

This week, we have two stories about man’s best friend. This episode is hosted by The Moth’s Director of Marketing, Brandon Grant. 

Airdate: 09/24/2021

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Oh, Brother

 --- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRXand below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 9/28/21. ---

In this hour, an ode to brothers. Family ties and secrets, fraternal bonds and sibling pranks. 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.

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Life's a Mystery

--- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on 9/14 ---

This episode of The Moth Radio Hour explores the many mysteries of life: A tree that bears a magical harvest, a hunt for apartment justice, a journalist undercover in North Korea, and more. This episode is hosted by Moth Director Chloe Salmon. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

A shady apartment deal has Michele Castellano channeling her inner Nancy Drew.
The child of a working mom, Alexandra Rosas struggles with saying goodbye.
As a kid, Annie Share wonders about the mysterious, magical tree in her backyard.
One very special penny has the potential to change the lives of Adam Bottner and his son. 
Suki Kim is a journalist who risks her life posing as a teacher in an elite North Korean school.

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Fashion Forward: Jonathan Mannheim & Evan Watts Extras

This week, two stories about style. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski.

Storytellers: Jonathan Mannheim, Evan Watts

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Lemon Pepper Wings All Flats Wet

This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 8/30/21

Join our storytellers on this week's Moth Radio Hour as they experience the unexpected twists and turns of life. From a Russian bathhouse in New York City to a lonely road in West Virginia, these stories go places you won't see coming. This episode is hosted by regular Moth host Jon Goode. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Dog Mother, Tour Guide, and Milli Vanilli

This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 8/24/21

A woman becomes a stepmother to a dog, a tour guide in Toronto confronts racism, a mother learns the meaning of “Little pitchers have big ears”, and one half of the pop duo Milli Vanilli tells his side of the story. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

Sara Barron learns to share custody of a dog with her husband's ex-girlfriend.
Falen Johnson confronts racism and her own biases while taking a tour group through “Invisible Toronto.”
Catherine Palmer takes her young sons on a work trip where they learn some inappropriate toasts, which they repeat at church. 
Fabrice Morvan shares his memories of the rise and fall of Milli Vanilli.

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The Date Jar Extras

In this episode, Alyssa Hursh tells us about her summer of dates. This episode is hosted by Jodi Powell.

Storyteller: Alyssa Hursh

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Late Night

This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 8/17/21

Join The Moth Radio Hour for a night out -- with this week’s stories of late night adventures or, should we say, misadventures. This episode is hosted by The Moth's Executive Producer, Sarah Austin Jenness. The Moth Radio is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Doctors, Judgments, Dictators

This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 8/10/21

In this hour, Doctors, Judgements and Dictators! Stories of Patriot Games both on and off the field, huge decisions in the face of life and death; from meetings with Colonels to dances with Hephzibah. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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You've Got a Deal: Denise Bledsoe Slaughter & Bill Robinson

This week, two stories all about striking a deal - or two. This episode of The Moth Podcast is hosted by Kate Tellers.

Storytellers: Denise Bledsoe Slaughter, Bill Robinson

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Pleasantly Surprised

This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 8/3/21


This week The Moth Radio Hour is proud to present to you stories full of pleasant surprises. From unexpected friends, to the Civil Rights Movement, and a love story over 60 years in the making. This episode is hosted by Moth Senior Curatorial Producer, Suzanne Rust. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Gestures Great and Small

This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 7/27/21

In this hour, a man serves up cocktails with extra flavor; a young ballerina fills a delicate role with force; food helps to bridge a cultural gap; a woman makes a surprise announcement on stage, and more from Moth GrandSLAMs all across the country. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Learning to Sail: Jamie Trowbridge

In this episode, Jamie Trowbridge learns some lessons from his dad - about sailing and about life. 

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The Love Hurts SLAM

This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on date of upload to podcast feed 7/20/21.

A special Moth Radio Hour with stories originating from our annual "Love Hurts" StorySLAM. Love lost,
love found, unwanted spotlights and the family we choose. 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.

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Kremlin, Camp, Cockroaches, Cars

--- This episode is available on your local radio station, on PRX and below via The Moth Player. It will be published on  iTunes | Spotify | RadioPublic | RSS on 7/13/2021---

An episode about the trials of young adulthood: A girl at summer camp tries to keep up with her sophisticated fellow campers, a writer loses a treasured pair of pants, a young man accused of stealing ends up living out of his car, and a writer lands in Moscow on the eve of a revolution. 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.

Meg Wolitzer realizes she might not become the actor she's dreamed of being, but finds the freedom of self-acceptance.

Adam Gopnik and his wife move to a tiny New York City apartment and try to 'live poetically.'

Matthew Dicks tries to hide the fact that he's living out of his car after losing his job.

Andrew Solomon goes to Russia to visit artists and ends up with a front row seat to Russian democracy.

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Hot Child in The City: David Brown & Randi Skaggs

This week, stories all about making it work in the city.

Hosted by: Jodi Powell

Storytellers: David Brown, Randi Skaggs

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