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Nicole Kear & Christy Kent

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Nicole Kear comes to terms with her degenerative blindness and Christy Kent tracks her relationship to pornography through the years as a transgender woman.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Fathers

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A special Father’s Day edition of The Moth Radio Hour: A man who faints at the sight of blood prepares to become a father, a Russian immigrant takes a trip home and tries to fulfill a promise to his mother, a child goes to great lengths to hide brussels sprouts from her stepfather, and a […]
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The Moth Radio Hour: Pizza, Polar Bears, and Rock Stars

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A woman attempts to cross the Arctic solo with a dog team, an Orthodox Jewish boy tests God by eating pizza, a woman in her underwear sprints past a neighbor’s confused girlfriend, and Guns N’ Roses bass player Duff McKagan survives a health scare. Storytellers: Pam Flowers, Moshe Schulman, Jennifer Sodini, and Duff McKagan.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Kidneys, Undergarments, and Cabbies

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

A college kid has his jaw wired shut, a man receives the best gift ever from the love of his life, a young Mormon tries to extinguish her doubts, a daughter consoles her grieving father, and a New York City cab driver has a very bad day. Storytellers: Dan Souza, Gil Reyes, Karen Duffin, Sarah Bunger, and Sam Dingman.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Pole Vaulting, Comedy, and the Congo

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

A mother struggles with her son’s choice to have a religious wedding, a high schooler with a funny name becomes a pole vaulter, a social scientist commutes to war torn countries for work, and a comedian confronts a heckler.
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Kevin Boggs & Anne Driscoll: StorySLAM Favorites

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A college kid from a small town in Tennessee has a chance to see the world and a teacher working to exonerate wrongly-convicted criminals is the victim of an attempted mugging. Kevin Boggs’ story comes to us courtesy of SpeakeasyDC.
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David Crabb & Jia H. Jung: StorySLAM Favorites

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

David Crabb finds a video tape that his dad accidentally left in his video camera and Jia H. Jung tries to figure out what to do with her father’s ashes.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Mother, Mommy, Mama, Mom

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Molly Ringwald finds herself in the principal’s office with her daughter, a young man navigates life with his single mom, a boy who loves Barbies is terrified at the thought of playing tackle football, and a daughter contemplates how to face her mother’s death with grace.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Crime and Forgiveness

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

A retired pickpocket remembers when he first enrolled in pickpocketing school, a young woman recounts the difficulty of being a Mormon in New York City, and the victim of a random stabbing faces his attacker in court.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Parties, Plans, and Police

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

A son plans the party of a lifetime for his mother, a cancer patient seeks out the men who have shaped his identity, and a little boy visits his Lieutenant father at the police station.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Farms, Fish Banks, and an Iron Roof

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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, a pragmatic idealist learns to really listen to her friend, and a marine expert tries to […]
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Ijeoma Oluo & April Salazar: StorySLAM Favorites

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Ijeoma Oluo's mother teaches her how to turn bad situations into adventures and April Salazar goes to a pro-choice rally with her stepfather.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Freddie Hubbard, Charlie Ravioli, and The Monk

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

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.
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Molly Cameron & Stevie Long: StorySLAM Favorites

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Molly Cameron tries to re-create a spontaneous moment for an album cover and a Stevie Long finds the nerve to sit down and have a difficult conversation with her father.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Dublin

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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,
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Starlee Kine: Waiting for Marina Abramović

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Starlee waits in line to see "The Artist is Present" on its last day.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Ski, Poe, Spa, and Towers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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.
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Andre Gregory: The First Time

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Actor, writer, and director Andre Gregory tells the story of falling in love for the first time.
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Leah Benson & Steve Zimmer: StorySLAM Favorites

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A woman finds what she hopes is a love letter and a man goes to Comic Con with his girlfriend.
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The Moth Radio Hour: Live in Portland, Maine

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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...
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