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The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids-- diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond-- in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids-- diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond-- in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
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The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids-- diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond-- in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

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English


Episodes

143: International Affairs

8/19/2018
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Think international summits can end up embarrassing entire nations? Try the travel journals of horny teenagers. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes here. This episode is made possible with the support of Care/Of and Talkspace.

Duration:00:29:11

142: I’m No Princess

8/12/2018
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The pitfalls of teenagers and tiaras. This week, Mortified explores the obsession kids have with becoming a princess. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com/podcast.

Duration:00:29:12

141: Camp Buy Me Love

8/5/2018
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Holding hands around the campfire. Making out behind the bunks. Tales of teens who think they've finally found love only to discover what happens at sleepaway usually stays at sleepaway. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps here!

Duration:00:30:36

140: How I Survived Eighth Grade (w/ Bo Burnham & Elsie Fisher)

7/15/2018
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So long, Barbie. Hello spin the bottle. Inspired by Bo Burnham's film, Eighth Grade, Mortified goes back to middle and re-lives that painfully awkward transition from childhood to full-blown teenager. Featuring Eighth Grade's writer/director, Bo Burnham and it's star, Elsie Fisher. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps here.

Duration:00:30:59

139: Iron Maidens

7/8/2018
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Metallica or Madonna? For teenage headbangers everywhere it's simply no contest. Mortified turns it up to 11 as we pay tribute to girls who grew up Metalhead. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes here.

Duration:00:29:02

138: Romance Rocks! (w/ special guest Johnny Marr)

7/1/2018
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From The Beach Boys to The Smiths to White Lion -- tales of teenagers who were inspired by rock to make their greatest romantic fantasies a reality. Featuring a very special appearance by Johnny Marr (The Smiths, Modest Mouse). Support for Mortified come from the mattress gurus at Nectar.

Duration:00:37:11

137: Daaaaaaad!!

6/17/2018
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Celebrate Father's Day 2018 with tales that prove no matter what Dad does he is doomed to embarrass his kids. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes. This episode is supported by the Tesla of toothbrushes. Get Quip!

Duration:00:26:41

136: Chicano PRIDE

6/10/2018
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Mortified's celebration of LGBTQ Pride month continues with stories of first generation kids whose search for happiness takes them in unexpected directions. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX and this week is supported by Talkspace and Simplisafe. Listen to all episodes here.

Duration:00:34:18

135: College PRIDE

6/3/2018
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This week, Mortified Celebrates PRIDE with an episode devoted to teenagers who come out of the closet after high school and set out to find love for the very first time.

Duration:00:39:53

134: I Was a Total Prankster

5/20/2018
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"Hi, is there a Hugh Jass there?" From making prank calls to freezing underwear and TP'ing houses, relive your biggest juvenile pranks and why kids are so compelled to tick their fellow human. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia. Listen to all episodes!

Duration:00:32:38

133: What Not to Admit in Your Class Journal

5/13/2018
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What were you willing to share in your class-assigned journal? What's too much to share with your authority figures? Hear tales of teenagers who had no idea where to draw the line.

Duration:00:30:23

132: I’m Totally Obsessed With You

5/6/2018
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When is it true love or unhinged obsession? Find out in this tongue in cheek guide to adolescent love that lets you know when you've become way too obsessed with your crush. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

Duration:00:24:19

131: Please Read My Livejournal!

4/15/2018
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Current Mood: Desperate. Mortified pays tribute to the kids who grew up in an era right before Myspace and Facebook and pioneered the idea of going public with your private life. But was anyone actually paying attention? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes.

Duration:00:28:34

130: Girl Power

4/8/2018
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How do you do become an empowered woman when you're not yet a woman? A tribute to teenage Betty Friedans and Gloria Steinams everywhere. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge @ getmortified.com

Duration:00:24:56

129: A Montana Love Triangle

4/1/2018
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The story of a small town girl who found herself in the center of a cinematic love triangle. Whoever she chooses could change the direction of her entire life. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge all episodes at getmortified.com

Duration:00:21:38

128: Kid Perfectionists

3/18/2018
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A tribute to kids everywhere who have no desire to live an A-Minus Life. Tales of teenage perfectionists. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com

Duration:00:23:25

127 Cynthia: I Need a (Straight) Man

3/11/2018
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The story of a shy teenager who wanted to meet the man of her dreams. Or at the very least, a straight guy. But somethings are easier dreamed than done. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com.

Duration:00:20:52

126: I Would Die to Meet JTT

3/4/2018
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James Van Der Beek? Nick Carter? Devon Sawa? Puh-lease! According to pre-teen girls of the 90s knew none of the above held a candle to the boy who played the middle child on Home Improvement -- Jonathan Taylor Thomas. This week, the frenzied journals of tweens who would have died to meet JTT.

Duration:00:26:28

125 Noam: The Unorthodox Jew

2/18/2018
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The tale of Noam Osband, a rebellious boy who grew up in an Orthodox Jewish community and questioned everything through poetry and song lyrics. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge @ getmortified.com Watch us too! The Mortified Guide tv series is now available on Netflix and Amazon.

Duration:00:22:21

124: Saved by the Bo

2/11/2018
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Just like a real-life Zach Morris, a teenager in the 90's writes his own episode of Saved By The Bell and tries to get it on the air. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com

Duration:00:21:08