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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids

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Brave adults read childhood and teenage writing out loud, in front of a live audience.

Brave adults read childhood and teenage writing out loud, in front of a live audience.
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Canada

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CBC

Description:

Brave adults read childhood and teenage writing out loud, in front of a live audience.

Twitter:

@GRTTWaK

Language:

English


Episodes

"P.S. I only love you for your money" (St. Albert)

9/10/2018
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Trisha writes an “ode to Steve,” Kate compares sex to pizza, Jennifer argues about her phone curfew, and much more. Recorded live at in St. Albert. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our St. Albert eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:27:22

"Grandma slept in her bed naked" (Toronto)

8/27/2018
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Leah accepts an Oscar, Dylan starts a horse club, Brian gets a blood test at camp, and much more. Recorded live at the Royal Cinema in Toronto. Show notes The Secret Life of CanadaSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Toronto eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:30:53

"Dear Michael Jackson" (Calgary)

8/13/2018
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Inez gets her first boyfriend, Wade writes California Raisins fan fiction, Jessica shares passive aggressive poetry, and much more. Recorded live at the Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University in Calgary. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Calgary eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:26:47

"I’m worried about dry humping" (Vancouver)

7/30/2018
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Debra gets her period, Chris writes a crime novel, Jayda falls in love at first sight, and much more. Recorded live at the York Theatre in Vancouver. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:33:52

"Big pimpin' life goals" (Ottawa)

7/16/2018
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Matt pulls pranks, Yasmina visits Rome, Janna reads her personal mission statement, and much more. Recorded live at The Gladstone Theatre in Ottawa. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Ottawa eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:29:02

"A handy turn of events" (Calgary)

7/2/2018
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Luke writes a breakup letter, Jason curses his romantic rival, Kristina shares a poem about a scab, and much more. Recorded live at the Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University in Calgary. Show notes TariqSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Calgary eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:27:56

"My purity ring" (Vancouver)

6/18/2018
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Brittany writes to her future husband, Marlene contemplates going all the way, Luke imagines life as a tugboat, and much more. Recorded live at the York Theatre in Vancouver. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:30:51

"I will burn you with my flaming positivity" (Kingston)

6/4/2018
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Lori writes a fan letter to New Kids on the Block, Simone runs for student government, Aerlie and Jolene share a forbidden friendship, and much more. Recorded live at the Kingston Canadian Film Festival. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Kingston, Ontario eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:28:40

"Arousal ≠ chastity" (Saskatoon)

5/21/2018
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Carmody lusts after Gary Oldman, Hank gets hit in the face, Mackenzie has a wart removed, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon. Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Saskatoon eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:25:22

"People are becoming fanatical about computers" (Saskatoon)

5/7/2018
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Sarah makes rules for her future children, Val recaps the early 1980s, Cody reads a spooky Choose Your Own Adventure-style story, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon. Show notes Haunted HouseSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Saskatoon eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:29:12

"Technically, I'm a witch" (Chicago)

4/23/2018
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Danielle sings about arithmetic, Lydia remembers her grandfather, Robbie writes a letter to the universe, and much more. Recorded live in Chicago. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:31:17

"Your bum, my pillow" (Winnipeg)

4/9/2018
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Brigette puts her heart on eBay, Kyra warns snoopers, Radean obsesses about bubble gum, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Winnipeg eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:33:47

"Your bum, my pillow" (Winnipeg)

4/9/2018
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Brigette puts her heart on eBay, Kyra warns snoopers, Radean obsesses about bubble gum, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Winnipeg eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:33:47

"I wore my hot pants" (Thunder Bay)

3/26/2018
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Jessica obsesses over Paula Abdul, Emma imagines being Prime Minister, Will shares a sci-fi horror story, and much more. Recorded live at The Finlandia Club in Thunder Bay. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Thunder Bay eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:28:45

"We played strip poker and held a private séance" (Fredericton)

3/12/2018
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Marsha plays strip poker, Genevieve solves a mystery, Julia hates her entire family, and much more. Recorded live at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Fredericton eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:30:46

"Orange juice douche" (Toronto)

2/26/2018
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Ryan gets in a fight, Adelade describes a very special dog, Fredde reads from his DeadJournal, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac Club in Toronto. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:28:57

"My mom's heart" (Kitchener)

2/12/2018
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Jessica describes the perfect guy, Moody reads a love poem, Meredith explains important rules for witches, and much more. Recorded live at The Walper Hotel in Kitchener. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Kitchener eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:31:15

"One big, long, painful, adolescent experiment" (Ottawa)

1/29/2018
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Caitlin contemplates her first kiss, Todd writes a poem about picking your nose, Melanie reviews The X-Files, and much more. Recorded live at The Gladstone Theatre in Ottawa. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Ottawa eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:33:06

"I wish I could French kiss" (Fredericton)

1/15/2018
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Ryan lives the “rock star” life, Julie documents a secret crush, Pat wants a bike, and much more. Recorded live at Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton. Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Fredericton eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:28:37

"Indolent people with tacky ideas" (Charlottetown)

1/1/2018
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Em explains the perils of pornography, Wendy writes long-distance love letters, Chet imagines villainous owls, and much more. Recorded live at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall in Charlottetown. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Charlottetown eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:29:59