Among this hour's stories, Laura Albert describes her mask of J.T. LeRoy and the influence on her writing process. Moth Radio 602 airs Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2. Laura Albert, better known as J.T. LeRoy, details her side of what became a major literary scandal; a case of credit card fraud sets an amateur sleuth on a crime-solving caper; and a young man is drafted into the Vietnam War and trained to be a killer, but during his third tour of duty finds that compassion still lives in his heart. Hosted by The Moth’s Producing Director, Sarah Austin Jenness.
This video clip, taped before a live audience, is just a taste of what you will hear during this week's radio show.
The Moth Radio Hour, airing Sundays at 9 p.m. throughout June on AM 1370/FM-HD 91.5-2, features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment.