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The Mortified Podcast

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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. 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. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

Location:

United States

Networks:

PRX

Radiotopia

Description:

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. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

Language:

English


Episodes

215: You Need to Convert

6/6/2021
Tales of teenagers that prove saving souls is hard work. Especially when it's your own soul. This week’s episode includes the diary of a girl who keeps a checklist of kids to convert and the lyrics of a closeted teen forced into conversion therapy. Want more mortification? Binge the series. Our podcast network, Radiotopia, needs your help during the Spring Fundraiser to support independent creators. Donate today to support the artist-owned shows you love. Go to https://on.prx.org/3wl9pWn.

Duration:00:36:46

214: Wrong Distance Relationships

5/16/2021
Does absence make the teenage heart grow fonder? Or does it make it wander? Hear the tales of teenagers in love who refuse to let being apart tear them apart. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series. Need some family friendly listening? Check out our podcast for tweens: Ooh You’re in Trouble.

Duration:00:33:49

213: I Need a Vacation

5/2/2021
Remember the excitement of your first big trip? From a school trip to the capitol to backpacking through Southeast Asia, tales of teens hit by the travel bug only to discover what bugs them about traveling. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to the entire series.

Duration:00:26:23

212: If You Love Me, Prove It

4/18/2021
How do you know if the person you're dating is as into the relationship as you are? This week, the adolescent schemes we cook up to quantify our sweetheart’s devotion. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge the series.

Duration:00:33:59

211: I'm Deeper Than You

4/4/2021
"Am I wearing a mask or is this my face?" The epically philosophical diaries of teenagers who are convinced they're deeper than most of their peers. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes.

Duration:00:32:46

210: I Wanted to be a Hip Hop Legend

3/21/2021
What if all you needed to discover your true self were two turntables, a microphone and some sick rhymes? Tales of kids who find themselves through hip hop. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series. This episode is made with the support of our friends at: Catan (code: mortified) [Better Help](http:// betterhelp.com/mortified) and Everdell (code: 10mortified).

Duration:00:35:19

209: Un-True Crime feat. Danny Pudi

3/7/2021
Teenagers who set up out to become mystery writers only to discover the hardest problem to solve is…writing. Featuring a special performance from Danny Pudi (Community, Duck Tales). The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.

Duration:00:34:34

208: Let's Party! feat. Ophira Eisenberg

2/21/2021
Ever go through a partying phase? This week, 2 tales of teenagers exploring their wild side. Featuring Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s Ask Me Another, Moth) and Denzer DeMatteo. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series. Play the home game.

Duration:00:25:56

207: I Can't Resist Bad Boys

2/7/2021
He’s edgy, rebellious and your parents don’t like him and that’s just what makes him so irresistible. Tales of teenage girls who are drawn to the bad boy. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.

Duration:00:31:52

206: Hometown Heroes

1/24/2021
Were you afraid no one in your high school would remember you? This week, we present tales of teenagers who, for better or worse, make an indelible mark on the places where they grew up. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes.

Duration:00:32:10

205: Mortified Meditation

1/10/2021
Feeling as anxious as we are? This week, in effort to help calm our nerves, we offer a silly Mortified meditation. Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge the series.

Duration:00:20:27

204: I'm So Over You

12/20/2020
How do you break up with a calendar year? Start by listening to tales of teenagers that do their damndest to move on from heartbreak. One, a story of a teenager during the Vietnam War era who tries to get over her ex before he comes back from being stationed overseas. And the other, a story of an exchange student who makes a long, awkward goodbye to her first boyfriend. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Want more mortifying break up tales?

Duration:00:34:17

203: Screw Your Traditions

12/6/2020
Celebrating this year without some of your favorite holiday traditions? Commiserate with these kids who attempt to start new traditions and uphold old ones. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.

Duration:00:44:58

202: Troublemakers

11/15/2020
What happens when kids do the opposite of what they're told? Celebrate the launch of our new podcast, Ooh You’re In Trouble with 2 stories of kids breaking the rules. Featuring the diary of a girl determined to stay on the right side of the law. Plus, a sneak peek of our new podcast with a story of a kid who commits a delicious crime. Learn more about Ooh You’re In Trouble. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

Duration:00:39:09

201: Rachel's Diary

11/1/2020
Dear Diary, Who Am I? A 4th grader tries to solve a mystery about why she feels different. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia. Listen to the whole series. Autism Resources: Autism Self-Advocacy Group, [Autistic Women and Non-Binary Network](http:// https://awnnetwork.org/), Wrong Planet Forums, The Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum, The Real Experts: Readings for Parents of Autistic Children

Duration:00:34:13

200: What Have We Learned from 200 Episodes?

10/18/2020
The Mortified crew looks back at lessons we’ve learned about growing up and keeping a diary from over 5 years and 200 episodes of making the podcast. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.

Duration:00:35:37

199: I Can't Believe I Did That

10/4/2020
Mortified staff invites listeners to play along in this sneak peak of our awesome new party game -- I Can't Believe I Did That. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes. Play along with us!

Duration:00:42:51

198: I'm Obsessed w My BFF (w PEN15's Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine)

9/20/2020
The magic and intensity of middle school BFFs. Featuring Pen15’s Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle. For more episodes adolescent friendship, check out 172 about imaginary friends and 101, where a girl’s best friend is a TV movie. Need something that’s fun and bonding to do with your BFF’s? Order our new party game, “I Can’t Believe I Did That!” Then play it over zoom! For more Maya and Anna, check out Season 2 of Pen15 now streaming on Hulu.

Duration:00:32:06

197: Adventures in Homeschooling

9/6/2020
What's it like to be a homeschooled teenager? And what happens when you get out? Featuring Rain Phoenix. Binge the series. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Find Aleka’s Attic’s music and the LaunchLeft Podcast.

Duration:00:37:02

196: How TV Saved My Life

8/22/2020
The epic tale of an imaginary TV Network that helped one teenager overcome isolation. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia. Binge the series. This episode was made with the support of our friends at Better Help, Super Lucky and Meez Meals.

Duration:00:48:42