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Caption: Sherman "OT" Powell, Credit: Denise Ofelia Mangen
Image by: Denise Ofelia Mangen 
Sherman "OT" Powell 

1001: A Mormon, A Pickpocket and A Carpenter, 7/8/2014

From: The Moth
Series: The Moth Radio Hour
Length: 53:58

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A retired felon remembers when he first enrolled in pickpocket school; a Mormon virgin gives us an episode of No-Sex in the City; and the victim of a random stabbing has his day in court. Hosted by The Moth's former Executive and Creative Director, Lea Thau. The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

1001_small Sherman "OT" Powell - "Pickpocket School" - A retired pickpocket tells all
Elna Baker - "Yes Means Yes" - A Mormon woman attempts to date outside her religion 
Ed Gavagan - "Victim's Impact" - A stabbing victim has a car wreck and a court date 

Piece Description

Sherman "OT" Powell - "Pickpocket School" - A retired pickpocket tells all
Elna Baker - "Yes Means Yes" - A Mormon woman attempts to date outside her religion 
Ed Gavagan - "Victim's Impact" - A stabbing victim has a car wreck and a court date 

Timing and Cues

Timings are as they occur with a 5-minute news hole after the billboard.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "They're all screaming and I think I'm dead..."
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 19:19
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX this is the Moth Radio Hour, I'm Lea Thau..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 1: 19:19 - 20:18

Segment 2: 20:18 - 38:0
In cue: "From PRX, this is the Moth Radio Hour, I'm Lea Thau..."
Out cue: "This hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 38:055 - 39:05

Segment 3: 39:05 - 59:58
In cue: "From PRX, this is the Moth Radio Hour..."
Out cue: "...and everything else, go to our website themoth.org." [MUSIC ENDS]

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Uncanny Valley The Drift Memory Drawings . Temporary Residence Ltd. 2008 :00
My Only Swerving El Ten Eleven El Ten Eleven. Bar/None Records 2005 :00
Bag Man John Zorn Filmworks Vol III 1990-95. Tzadik 1997 :00
To The Little Radio 3 Leg Torso 3 Leg Torso. 3 Leg Torso 1998 :00

Related Website

www.themoth.org