Personal Narrative Podcasts Worth Checking Out
The Moth Radio Hour
Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.Moth stories are true, as remembered by the storyteller and always told live. (Scroll down to see list of stories).
StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. We do this to remind one another of our shared humanity, to strengthen and build the connections between people, to teach the value of listening, and to weave into the fabric of our culture the understanding that everyone’s story matters.
Modern Love Podcast
Modern Love Podcast is based on the Modern Love column from the New York Times. Each episode tells a true story providing a glimpse into the complicated love lives of real people with stories and conversations about love in all its glorious permutations, dumb pitfalls and life-changing moments.
Heavyweight is about traveling back to a moment when everything changed. Former CBS Radio personality Jonathan Goldstein hosts, and he brings plenty of experience with him as he helps people resolve something from their past. If you've ever had a moment you've lived to regret, this is one podcast worth checking out. Most shows are an hour.
The Mortified Podcast
The Mortified Podcast features adults sharing the embarrassing things they wrote as kids, surprise celebrity guests, and interviews that pick up where the stage show ends.
This is Actually Happening
What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do? This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them.