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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 informa ...
 
If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
 
Bawdy Storytelling – dubbed 'The Moth for pervs' by the LA Weekly – is the nation’s original sex and storytelling series. Founded, emcee’ed and curated by sexual folklorist Dixie De La Tour, Bawdy Storytelling features real people and rockstars sharing their bona fide sexual exploits. Bawdy Storytelling’s one-of-a-kind approach to sex-positive personal narrative has coaxed liberating tales out of everyday people, creating unforgettable experiences for performers and audiences alike. These st ...
 
Outside's longstanding literary storytelling tradition comes to life in audio with features that will entertain, inspire, and inform listeners. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, Science of Survival, which was developed in partnership with PRX, distributors of the idolized This American Life and The Moth Radio Hour, among others. We have since added three additional series, The Outside Interview, which has editor Christopher Keyes interrogating the biggest figures in sports, ad ...
 
Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were secretly jewel smugglers, uncles who led double lives, siblings who vanished without a trace, and other ghostly characters who cast shadows over our lives in ways that might not be immediately obvious. We are all formed in part by our familial collections of secrets, intrigues, and myths. By engaging with ...
 
The Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has a playful, evasive manner of speech. Some call this spin, others poetry. When musician Phil Kline ran across a collection of Rumsfeld quotes, he was so taken with the rhetoric that he composed music to accompany the text. In his Three Rumsfeld Songs, Kline sets remarks made by the Defense Secretary to surprisingly beautiful music. Produced by David Krasnow.
 
Welcome to my world. A musician by nature, a poet by destiny... I am a do-it-yourselfer with a little attitude, but with a touch of southern sweetness. I am a fusion of the American Quilt with the European Feel and a fire that's hard to avoid. If you're as courageous as the moth to approach my flame, feel free to let it warm you! My words are sweet and my soul is colorful, so feel free to enjoy the presence! https://audio.voxnest.com/stream/106712cde4ba45d5a6438852a0417fd6/
 
702 partnered with The Moth to present unique story podcasts around issues of personal identity and experiences with HIV/ AIDS. Some stories are from The Moth archives while most in this series will be sourced from “Beneath the Armour: A Moth Storytelling Showcase” - a live event exploring broad themes of personal identity and personal experience with HIV/AIDS.
 
Take a bit of The Moth, a bit of TED and throw a lot of sex into the mix and you've got The Mystery Box Show, a storytelling podcast where people tell their true stories all about sex. From the vanilla to the kinky, from hilarious mis-adventures to inspiring sexual revelations, our storytellers bare their souls and deliver their sexy secrets directly into your ears.
 
Billy - a real lawyer - invites comedians and improvisers to discuss real legal cases and concepts. He helps them dissect the case, then they throw it in the improv blender to create comedic magic in completely original scenes. Then, Billy throws off his gloves and goes for the jugular by asking heavyweight questions to find out what makes his guests tick.
 
Join Mary Harron as she discusses her new film “The Moth Diaries” based on the novel by Rachel Klein. The story follows Rebecca, a young girl haunted by her father's suicide, who is a student at an exclusive female boarding school. She pours her heart out in a diary, much of it focused on Lucy, her beloved roommate. Their relationship changes drastically with the arrival of a mysterious new student, Ernessa. As Lucy abandons her for this new girl, Rebecca becomes consumed with thoughts of je ...
 
Sam Dingman is a radio producer, storyteller, and writer. His work has appeared on The Moth Radio Hour, Risk, and WNYC. WALT-FM is a radio station of his own invention, featuring stories, interviews, and audio ephemera from himself and people who blow his mind.
 
Campfire is an interactive storytelling event. Our storytellers work with writers, speaking coaches, facilitation experts and multimedia specialists to create a presentation that brings their story to life. Campfire is like… TED without the data The Moth but interactive A Church sermon without the religion
 
This is a live comedy storytelling show recorded monthly in St Louis and Cleveland, as well as on the road. Described as cross between The Moth Radio Hour and Mystery Science Theater 3000, Sorry, Please Continue...features some amazing stories told by anyone who wants to participate mixed with commentary from Kenny Kinds, Jeremy Hellwig, Kris Wernowsky, and some hilarious guests.
 
Inspired by many well-known storytelling events and podcasts held worldwide (The Moth, This American Life), The Watercooler is a platform for people from all walks to tell stories both true and imagined. Storytellers are given a simple brief to share a story inspired by the month’s theme, whether based on real-life experiences or entirely fictional. Recorded live Basement Theatre (Auckland). Want to share your story? Register your interest to speak at a future event by emailing the organiser ...
 
FilibusterFreestyle.com has a podcast and this is it. Topics include "Kitchen Quarantine" cooking tips, "Last 10 Minutes of a Great Game" Futbol pods, Best Man Speech Advice, the "Sportz Jerks" podcast and "fake band names" galore. Plus, lots of deep dives into shallow topics and the occasional shallow dive into deeper topics.
 
Fluther is a website that provides personal answers to all sorts of questions. Inspired by TED and The Moth, the Conversation Salon is an offline space with the same mission as the site - to connect people through knowledge. In lieu of a name tag, guests fill out an “ask me about” tag specifying their expertise -- then volunteer to lead conversations about their chosen topic.!
 
Seasoned hosts who are also award-winning storytellers spotlight real people with stories to tell. Personal narratives escort us through the windows of souls, traditional tales through worlds of enchantment, and a few tips to help you find your signature style. Every storyteller takes you on an astonishing journey before returning you safely to the present. Get on board.
 
Carrots and Suffering: A D&D Odyssey An actual play intrigue campaign podcast featuring D&D 5th edition, by 4 friends from Portland Oregon The ancient kingdom of Fenrir, blessed with prosperity from the queen of fairy for a millennia, has fallen. The once bountiful forests are teeming now with thorns and monsters. Each prick of the brambles' poison turns man into beast, one drop at a time. For over a lifetime now, the kingdom has struggled to remain alive under constant siege from without an ...
 
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Moth Terror by Benjamin De Casseres . This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 13, 2011.Benjamin De Casseres was an American journalist and author. He worked for various New York City newspapers writing columns and editorials. He also wrote poetry, fiction, essays, and critical reviews. (wikipedia) This poem taken from The Second Book of Modern Verse: A Selection from the Work of Contemporaneous American Poets, edited by Jessie B. Ri ...
 
Back Fence PDX Radio, produced in collaboration with Back Fence PDX and OPB. We take the best stories from our live shows in Portland, then run them by a radio fairy who sprinkles magic radio dust on them so that the stories may be broadcast across airwaves and inter-webs. Live shows have been playing to packed audiences since 2008. The show pays homage to The Moth Radio Hour and is also the kissing cousin to San Francisco’s Porch Light storytelling series. Back Fence PDX Radio alternates wi ...
 
On The Ledge is a podcast all about indoor gardening - helping you to grow everything from Aloe vera to the ZZ plant. Presenter Jane Perrone has been nuts about houseplants since she was knee high to a Swiss cheese plant. She quizzes the experts, helps you find cool new stuff to grow and figures out how to fix your plant problems. For more information, email ontheledgepodcast@gmail.com or visit janeperrone.com.
 
Why sail on the water when you can fly above it. Mothcast discusses all things hydrofoil and high performance sailing related. Moths, SailGP, America’s Cup and everything else. Hosted by Bruce McLeod and Luka Damic the show has lots of opinion and interview with the words best sailors.
 
In partnership with NPR's WSHU, Host and Storyteller, Bridget O’Neill, interviews some of the biggest storytellers who also partner as hosts, comedians, and writers. Off-stage and un-guarded, she gets under the hood and probes her storytelling guests for naked truths. Ever listen to a five-minute story on the Moth and wonder what happened to them since, or how it has affected their life? Who is that person is on a daily basis? Come, find out! —> Find out more about Bridget at https://bridget ...
 
Abbey Arts presents exclusive live recordings from THE ROUND, a music & arts event held monthly in Seattle since 2005. The Round's home venue is Fremont Abbey Arts Center, a nonprofit 501(c)3 venue for intimate concerts, literary & visual arts, storytelling with The Moth, modern dance, and more. Download new recordings including rare collaborations between musicians. Past performers at The Round include: Damien Jurado, Mary Lambert, Rosie Thomas, Jesse Sykes, David Bazan, John Van Deusen (Th ...
 
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Thank you to everyone who reached out with condolences after the passing of my dog, Jake. It meant a lot to me. We are still processing the grief, but a little visit from a moth made things a little easier. Do you believe? I’m still not sure, but some things are really strange. My trip to Des Moines was excellent. Downtown Des Moines deserves a lot…
 
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 family fights to stay in the country they call home. This epi…
 
Tales from The Tiger Moth Edition 146 Broadcast 5th June 2021 Genesis – Eleventh Earl Of Mar Motorpsycho – The Magpie Groundhog Day – Abraxas Fright Pig – Incident At Pembroke Frost* – Kill the Orchestra Frost* Repeat To Fade Druid – Kestrel Esthesis – – Chameleon RPWL – Who Do You Think We Are That Joe Payne – Capture Light Nad Sylvan – Sailing to…
 
Hank Roubicek hosts guest storyteller, Kathy Culmer, as she delivers a fusion of rich biblical stories with an equally profound African folktale. Her eloquent and rhythmic style is not to be missed. Kathy is a graduate of Spellman College and earned her Doctor of Ministry in Biblical Storytelling at United Theological Seminary. To Kathy " A story, …
 
The Prime Minister has announced his desire for the UK to become a 'science superpower'. A new office within the cabinet to look at science will work alongside existing science strategy and funding structures. So far it's unclear where the responsibilities between the various science policy bodies lie. James Wilsdon, Professor of Research Policy at…
 
Getting naked can mean an unhindered flow of sexual energy between you and a partner, but what if you’re only comfortable if you cover up? Cartoonist Archie Bongiovanni discovered the term Genderqueer years ago, and finally, a beyond-the-binary signifier that fits their gender identity! That first dingy homemade binder made them feel better in thei…
 
In May, professional climber Jordan Cannon celebrated his birthday by publicly announcing that he was gay. Getting to this point wasn’t easy for Jordan—he’d had a hard time coming out even to close friends. But something inside him began to change after he met legendary Yosemite climber Mark Hudon, who became his mentor as well as a father figure. …
 
Ryan Estrada, David DJ Roy and Christine Gentry share true stories about a Rom-Com gone wrong, a grandmother's life coaching, and one wild and precious life. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com…
 
Pulblished from the time she was a teenager, Sarah Herring has been taking the world by storm as she was featured in her local newspaper for her successes! One of those was scoring the highest possible marks on the standardized Test for the State of Texas! She is also a social media supserstar in her own right becuase of her name, Poetry Princess f…
 
“The two of us became the embodiment of the Chinese phrase xiang yi wei ming - mutual reliance for life." Read more of Jiayang's work here, and find her piece on ghost scams here. This episode is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kindred Spirits, our community of supporters on Patreon. If you have the means, please consider joinin…
 
“You have Cancer. And now you have to come!” Stand-up Comedian & Improviser Jonathan Euseppi learns 2 things from his doctor: 1. He has round cell liposarcoma, and 2. Chemo will make him infertile, so they must collect a viable specimen right away. Still reeling from his medical diagnosis, Jonathan visits the fertility clinic the next morning and i…
 
Scientists are now looking at the question of third doses of vaccines against SARS-Cov2, and this week the Cov-Boost trial was launched. It’s being run from University of Southampton and is going to be using seven different vaccines, some at half doses, in people over the age of 30 who were early recipients of their two doses. The Chief Investigato…
 
Happy New Garmin Day! Perhaps only one step down from New Bike Day is New Garmin Day. After a 5 year love affair with my Garmin Forerunner 935XT, it was time to let it go. Two snapped bands and a scratched face and it was just time. An early Father’s Day gift later and I’ve upgraded. Exciting news at the Ordinary Marathoner Foundation’s Running For…
 
When our fathers tell us tales of their wild youth, we usually listen closely. This is partly because hearing about pop’s bolder, bearded past is entertaining. But more importantly, when your dad shares an experience from his younger days, you learn something about who he is—which gives you a glimpse into your own origins. This week, in the run-up …
 
In this hour, stories of female strength. Mothers you don't mess with and women, who stick to their guns (and goals). This episode is hosted by Moth Artistic director Catherine Burns. The Moth Radio hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media. Hosted by: Catherine Burns Storytellers: Kathleen Turner, Cola Rum, Rhonda Willi…
 
A trip home turns sweet and then sour. Sylpha learns more of her heritage. Sable meets a dinosaur. Jaelan shoots Sylpha’s crush in the back. Fairy facts about the Nuckelavee. Music by Todd Ferguson, My Pet Machine on FacebookLogo by Julie at Elaborate Flight of FancyAdvert Bozorth BeveragesBy carrotsandsuffering
 
Is there anything Denny Krahe doesn’t do? He’s the host of the DizRuns podcast, closing in on 1,000 episodes! He’s a multi-time marathoner, a running coach and an author. And now he’s making his 4th appearance on the Ordinary Marathoner Podcast. If he wasn’t already, this officially makes him “a regular.” We catch up on all the things that have bee…
 
Our guest storytellers this week are Choogie Kingfisher, Scott Davis, Sneha Desai, and Richard Marsh. They will be sharing some very entertaining trickster folktales from four different cultures: Jewish, Irish, Cherokee, and Indian. Support the show (https://thestoryvoice.buzzsprout)By Hank Roubicek, Mary Edgerton, Greg Audel, Erik Heen, Harwood Taylor, Chris Gorman, Tatyana Gago, Maddy Lehnert
 
In this special Pride episode, two not-so-simple stories of coming out. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn. To see the extras from this episode, head to our website, themoth.org/extras. You can check out Michael Buonocore’s brand new podcast, The First Michael, now - wherever you listen to podcasts. Storytellers: Sejal, Michael Buonocore…
 
In this special Pride episode, two not-so-simple stories of coming out. This episode is hosted by Dame Wilburn. To see the extras from this episode, head to our website, themoth.org/extras. You can check out Michael Buonocore’s brand new podcast, The First Michael, now - wherever you listen to podcasts. Storytellers: Sejal, Michael Buonocore…
 
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