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The Moth

The Moth
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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For information on all of our programs and live events, visit


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Latest Episodes

This week, we learn about storytelling from Neil Gaiman. This episode is hosted by Michelle Jalowski. more

2 days ago

In this hour we explore stories relating to STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and MATH): we travel from the laboratories of the Antarctic to the icy seas of Saturn’s moon Titan - we learn that predisposition does not mean predestined and sometimes... more

5 days ago

In this hour, stories of education, illumination, or just being schooled. The lessons learned from communities new and old, on top of a glacier, and from children. This episode is hosted by Moth host Jon Goode. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The ... more

12 days ago


4.6 out of 5 stars from 26.9k ratings
  • Audio couldn't quite keep up with that last story.

    a month ago
  • No Better Podcast!

    Listening to The Moth is food for the soul. It allows one to walk around just for a little while and someone else’s shoes-to try on a different life and see things from someone else’s perspective. So often the stories are wonderfully funny or moving… they have expanded my bounds of empathy, made me think and kept me company on many a boring task. Thank you Moth!!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • For a class

    I had to listen to this for a class and that automatically makes me hate it

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago
  • Artists

    Somewhat woke but if you can get past that, there’s some real artists among the storytellers with positive and life affirming messages

    Apple Podcasts
    Denmark2 months ago
  • The Best

    My favorite podcast ever. Such great stories

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 months ago

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