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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids

CBC

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

Networks:

CBC

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

Twitter:

@GRTTWaK

Language:

English


Episodes

"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


"It touched my feelings like a sledgehammer" (Peterborough)

12/18/2017
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James writes a letter to Prime Minister Joe Clark, Mélanie crushes over MSN, Lisa predicts the future, and much more. Recorded live at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in Peterborough. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Peterborough eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:33:36


"Beating the bush" (Toronto)

12/4/2017
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Chris discovers he’s gay, Tegan writes poems about Ebola, Ariana falls in love with an older man, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto. Show notes Support 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:00:32:39


"You can't moose hunt for a living" (Toronto)

11/20/2017
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Red Man LaughingNow or Never - CBC RadioThe Nod - Gimlet MediaSupport 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:00:34:23


"Naked hugs are the best" (Calgary)

11/6/2017
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Anastassia gives naked hugs, Khulud hunts for boys, Helen laments her evil step-grandmother, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's 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:00:32:13


"Witch with a capital B" (Victoria)

10/23/2017
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Sheila shares a wartime record, Gregory moves to a new city, Elyse compares humans to dinosaurs, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria, BC. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patronPhotos from our Victoria eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsPodington BearLullatone“Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

Duration:00:30:50


407: "Love is like a terrifying blanket" (Toronto)

3/27/2017
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Frances writes love letters to a stranger, Tish vists planet Grammar, Matthew buys a discount turkey burger, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto. This episode is brought to you by the CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health challenge. On April 7, people across Canada will share one night to inspire hope for the 1 in 5 Canadians living with mental illness in any given year. You can step up and stay up to defeat mental illness. Visit http://onebravenight.ca/grownups to...

Duration:00:30:55


406: "My mom is nice. My dad is OK." (Windsor)

3/13/2017
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Nellie crushes on fictional characters, Dan plays spin the bottle, Rachel learns a history lesson, and much more. Recorded live at The Rondo in Windsor, ON. This episode is brought to you by the CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health challenge. Register to stand up and stay up at: http://onebravenight.ca/grownups

Duration:00:32:31


218: "Be careful of anyone named Trina" (St. John's)

8/17/2015
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Childhood revenge fantasies, a fake newspaper article, and a journal entry written directly to God. Recorded live at The Rocket Room in St. John's, NL. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/83A07W Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/vr9iGr Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/WQN0Gw Photos from our St. John's event: https://goo.gl/cH6Blg Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

Duration:00:24:59


206: "I had a mucus problem" (Toronto)

2/22/2015
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Teenage makeout fantasies, financial advice from a 9-year-old, and what it's like to be friend-dumped, twice. Recorded live at The Garrison in Toronto, Ontario. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

Duration:00:28:21