All of the storytellers in this hour are New Voices Fellows from the Aspen Institute. A leading advocate for food security must reassess her own relationship to food, a young man dreams of an iron roof for his family,
Christian McBride, a jazz bassist, is put to the test by his idol, Freddie Hubbard; writer Adam Gopnik details his daughter’s cosmopolitan imaginary friend; and a down and out comic considers ending it all until the universe sends him an unlikely sign.
A special live edition of The Moth from Dublin, Ireland. A comedian must convince a court that a joke he told was funny, a shop worker in Ireland helps bring attention to South African apartheid, a young man stands up to his bullies,
An avid skier saves the day, a caretaker gets caught up in the life of a famous 19th Century poet, a woman vacations at a fancy clothes-optional spa, and a daughter tries to surprise her mom at the World Trade Center one September morning.
A special live edition of The Moth at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine. A high school guidance counselor tries to keep his students safe, a woman learns to stop blaming herself years after an accident, and an astronaut prepares for his next shuttle...
A blind man goes on an adventure to test his senses, a woman navigates the dos and don’ts of widowhood, and a humanitarian rescue worker is forced to decide whether he will break the rules to save more lives.
A high schooler encounters racism when he tries to go to prom, a young woman is afraid to tell her grandmother that she is gay, an English woman has to answer a tough question on her US citizenship test, and a doctor must make a life and death decision...
A woman decides whether she's a wig person or a scarf person while undergoing chemotherapy, a magazine editor is confronted by rapper Foxy Brown, and a mother navigates the everyday after her son is gravely injured.
A special live edition of The Moth Radio Hour from the 2014 World Science Festival in New York City. A doctor who studies memory is confronted with her own father’s memory loss, a boy attempts to take control of his life by planning the perfect Bar Mit...
Simon Doonan encounters challenges when called on to decorate the White House for Christmas, a man is hesitant to work with a ‘Hollywood’ style church in his neighborhood, a Jewish girl meets Santa, and a boy thinks his dreams have finally come true wh...
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