WAMU 88.5 : The Moth Radio Hour

The Moth 401

Monologist Mike Daisey hosts a live Moth performance called OMG: Stories of the Sacred, at The New York Public Library. Andrew Solomon goes to Afghanistan in search of the artistic community and finds a reemerging, creative underground. Comedian Judy Gold talks about how Judaism helped her through some of her darkest hours. And The Reverend Al Sharpton finds forgiveness in his heart for the man who almost killed him. This program is hosted by Jay Allison and Mike Daisey.

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New 'Merchant Of Venice' Recasts Shylock As A Sympathetic Everyman

Actor Jonathan Pryce is playing the Jewish moneylender in a new touring production of The Merchant of Venice that reimagines Shakespeare's supposedly-comic villain as a tragic and universal figure.
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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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Kaine Highlights His Catholic Faith On The Trail — But Will It Sway Catholic Voters?

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine has put his Jesuit upbringing front and center in the campaign, raising the question: What role will Catholic voters play in the upcoming election?
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Hackers Break Into Another Democratic Party Computer System

The DNC's congressional campaign arm is the latest hacking victim. Investigators say the breach is similar to other recent incidents and that they believe Russia is the likely culprit.

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