Love live storytelling? These 8 podcasts tell the good, bad and mortifying truth

If you enjoy "The Moth," you'll also like these shows that feature true stories, from the shocking to the sweet

Published August 15, 2017 6:57PM (EDT)


It’s electric: these eight podcasts capture the storytellers' adrenaline as they step into the spotlight to tell their tales. From the shocking to the sweet to the embarrassing, these live stories are told for an audience of you.

1. “The Moth”

Featuring favorite stories from live Moth events around the country.

2. “Snap Judgment”

A weekly radio hour of dramatically told stories with killer beats.

3. “Risk!”

Jaw-dropping and uncensored true stories that are remarkably real.

4. “2nd Story”

Fusing page, stage, and sound into a literary and theatrical experience that builds community through storytelling.

5. “RadioWest Podcasts”

Conversations between people that explore the way the world works

6. “The Stoop Storytelling Series”

Weird, wonderful, hilarious, heartbreaking — and, above all, intimate stories from ordinary people telling extraordinary true tales.

7. “Mortified”

Sharing the most embarrassing things created in our childhood — in front of total strangers.

8. “Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids”

Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up.

Live storytelling is a part of the Arts podcast collection on RadioPublic. For more audio collections like this, check out RadioPublic’s guide. Begin listening to the most recent episodes here, or download the RadioPublic app for iOS or Android to follow the shows from any of these links.

By Ma'ayan Plaut

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