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Caption: Daisy Rosario, Credit: Denise Ofelia Mangen
Image by: Denise Ofelia Mangen 
Daisy Rosario 

1006: Gambling and Long Lost Dads, 8/12/2014

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

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A professional blackjack player faces down his gambling demons; a young woman meets her brother for the first time at their father's funeral; and Colin Quinn (Weekend Update, SNL) is hired to do comedy for Robert DeNiro's birthday party...and bombs. Hosted by comic and author Mike Birbiglia ("Sleepwalk with Me"). The Moth Radio Hour is produced by The Moth and Jay Allison of Atlantic Public Media.

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Josh Axelrad - A blackjack player faces his demons.
 
Daisy Rosario - A young woman meets her brother for the first time at their father's funeral. 
 
Colin Quinn - Is hired to do comedy at Robert Deniro's birthday party...and bombs.
 
Hosted by comic, author and Moth regular, Mike Birbiglia. 

Piece Description

Josh Axelrad - A blackjack player faces his demons.
 
Daisy Rosario - A young woman meets her brother for the first time at their father's funeral. 
 
Colin Quinn - Is hired to do comedy at Robert Deniro's birthday party...and bombs.
 
Hosted by comic, author and Moth regular, Mike Birbiglia. 

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] "Margie barged right through..."
Out cue: "...PRX.org, right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 21:32
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "From PRX this is The Moth Radio Hour, I'm Mike Birbiglia..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by PRX."

Break 1: 21:33- 22:33

Segment 2: 22:34 - 37:59
In cue: "This is The Moth Radio Hour from PRX..."
Out cue: "The Moth Radio Hour is produced by Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, and presented by the Public Radio Exchange, PRX.org."

Break 2: 38:00 - 39:00

Segment 3: 39:01 - 58:58
In cue: "Welcome back. I'm Mike Birbiglia, and you're listening..."
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 Drawing . Temporary Residence, Ltd 2009 :00
Blackjack Albert Collins Showdown. Alligator Records 1985 :00
Quelamia John Zorn Lucifer, The book of Angels. Tzadik 2008 :00
Pirates Indigo Jam Unit Pirate. Basis Records 2008 :00

Related Website

http://www.themoth.org