Mike Birbiglia ("Sleepwalk with Me") goes through a breakup on a remote island, two women meet by chance on a dark street and share secrets (Jenifer Hixson), a father (Al Letson) admits he was not quite ready for a second child, and a live calf shows up for Thanksgiving dinner (Jeffery Rudell). Hosted by Catherine Burns, Artistic Director of The Moth.
In this hour, stories from beloved author Malcolm Gladwell (Outliers, Blink, The Tipping Point) about a wedding prank gone horribly wrong; an African-American home care attendant caring for a dying Klansman; and a miracle survivor of a gang initiation. The Moth's Artistic Director, Catherine Burns hosts.
In this hour, a severely stuttering child years later becomes the world's premier jaguar expert. Plus, a Texas tale of moon pies and bedazzlers; the surprising story of a Harlem man who ends up at a rodeo in Oregon; and one father's way of coping with a son who loves the color pink.
Geneticist Paul Nurse, a Nobel Laureate, learns the shocking truth about his origins; a nine-alarm blaze in Boston's Chinatown teaches a daughter about her father's wisdom; and a cop makes an erroneous ID on a stakeout.