Here's what I'm listening to this week:
"The Moth features people telling true, engaging, funny, touching and eye-opening stories from their lives. Hailed as "New York's hottest and hippest literary ticket" by the Wall Street Journal, The Moth has been producing sold-out storytelling shows for over ten years. Stories are told without notes to a live audience by a wide range of people."
That hasn't been more true than with the 12/13 story by Richard Garriott, the world's first second generation astronaut. This story had me smiling from ear to ear. Richard is a geek's geek, much in the same vein as Wil Wheaton. If you have ever played"The Keep on the Borderlands" you'll relate. For that matter, if you ever read Rocket Boys (made into the movie "October Sky") you'll fit right in too. Did I mention he wrote the Ultima series?
I listen to The Moth podcast regularly, however if you are lucky enough, your local public radio station may carry it (mine does not).Check out http://www.prx.org/themoth#carriage to find a station near you.