The Moth on WFAE

Fridays at 9pm

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.

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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:02pm
    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 […]
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:56am
    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.
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015 1:14pm
    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.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 5:01pm
    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.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:49pm
    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, and a man faces the death penalty for a crime he did […]