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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids

Dan Misener

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Travel back in time to remember the good, bad, and awkward parts of growing up. Recorded live on stage, adults share the weird and wonderful things they wrote as children and teens. Embarrassing, moving, and hilarious, these readings are powerful rem...Show More
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31:26 | Feb 27th, 2017

Talia overcomes her shyness, Josh reads Indiana Jones fan fiction, Madeline crushes on her bandstand partner, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

28:33 | Dec 19th, 2015

Heather gets a fart-related nickname, Andru takes a risky trip to second base, Brian writes a sharply worded letter to the editor, and much more. Recorded live at The Tranzac Club in Toronto, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/ZwT...Show More
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29:47 | Aug 2nd, 2015

A secret spy club, haiku about death, and a murder-mystery coming out story. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, NS. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/g0aPTF Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/7vPxhJ Upcoming live events:...Show More

30:04 | Sep 9th

Marissa goes hottie hunting, Anna dislikes piano lessons, Jeni writes an unauthorized sequel to a 1964 young adult novel, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our...Show More

36:06 | Aug 26th

Carol watches Titanic, Alan shares a pun-filled geography lesson, Ev contemplates success and failure, and much more. Recorded live at The York Theatre in Vancouver.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver eventRate or rev...Show More

30:44 | Aug 12th

Zebariah hates Bill Gates, Haidee hates two of her friends, Loreen gives her sister a very unusual birthday card, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Victori...Show More

33:13 | Jul 29th

Luke wants a pet, Holly goes to a teen dance, Suzan grieves for a llama, and much more. Recorded live at The Royal Cinema in Toronto.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the emai...Show More

35:07 | Jul 15th

Brittany investigates a bank robbery, Mike can’t do yo-yo tricks, Ashley wants to pierce her tongue, and much more. Recorded live at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Fredericto...Show More

47:03 | Jul 1st

To celebrate Canada Day this July 1, it’s a very special episode full of childhood and teenage writing about our home and native land. Letters to Canadian prime ministers, encounters with Canadian wildlife, a harsh introduction to Canadian weather, a...Show More

31:28 | Jun 17th

Cora stalks a boy, Jeff puts an unusual spin on a classic children’s story, Eliza learns about personification, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in MontrĂ©al.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our MontrĂ©al eventRate or...Show More

29:53 | Jun 3rd

Anna documents her first kiss, Laura regrets shoplifting, Eloise wants to rid the world of communism, and much more. Recorded live at The Rec Room in Edmonton.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Edmonton eventRate or review GRT...Show More

38:33 | May 20th

Kate writes poems about Prince William, Lynette describes her first kiss, Hannah’s brothers fart in her room, and much more. Recorded live at The Artesian in Regina.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Regina eventRate or review...Show More

38:38 | May 6th

Hannah asks God an important question, Chris’s brother comes home, Marta loses her virginity, and much more. Recorded live at the Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University in Calgary.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Calgary ...Show More

31:31 | Apr 22nd

Nisha gets drunk, Danielle falls in love on the bus, nobody eats the fish Jonah caught, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Montréal eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTune...Show More

29:45 | Apr 8th

Carley writes a postcard to a famous musician, Rheannon gets her heart broken, Sara shares a moral tale about wishes, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Winnipeg eve...Show More

29:46 | Mar 25th

Kim writes a ransom note, Kurt tells the story of a magic jungle mouse, Julianna falls off a tractor, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.Show notesKim’s ransom noteSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Saskat...Show More

29:15 | Mar 11th

Jemma tricks her grandma, Mark writes a rap song, Glen fights a skeleton, and much more. Recorded live at the Woodford Folk Festival.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eve...Show More

30:24 | Feb 25th

Kate tries to drop her boyfriend, Sax hunts Yowies, Oliver debunks the concept of true love, and much more. Recorded live at the Woodford Folk Festival.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newslett...Show More

52:05 | Feb 11th

From secret crushes to breakup poems, raging hormones to long distance love letters... it's a very special episode of Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids dedicated to love, romance, and the awkward, awesome things things that can happen when kids...Show More

29:01 | Jan 28th

Jane explains the miracle of sponges, Chris tells the tale of a mischievous elf, Emily has an incident on the monkey bars, and much more. Recorded live at the Black Knight in Yellowknife.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Yell...Show More

32:33 | Jan 14th

Julia picks up a hitchhiker, Mitra goes to a dance, Doug gets scientific, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

28:43 | Dec 31st, 2018

Paul critiques Pop Art, Nisha recounts a feline miracle, Serenay drafts a UN resolution, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29:04 | Dec 17th, 2018

Kim is mad at Britney Spears, Daniel raps a love song, Myra wonders if she’s fake, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in MontrĂ©al.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29:41 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Vicky writes a letter to all the boys in the world, Erica reviews a Weird Al Yankovic concert, Jane wonders about the future, and much more. Recorded live at the Royal Cinema in Toronto in partnership with The Word on the Street Festival.Learn more a...Show More

29:54 | Nov 19th, 2018

Annelies farts in the bathtub, Emilie overhears her parents having sex, Ryan shares a Star Trek Christmas story, and much more. Recorded live at The York Theatre in Vancouver, in partnership with ONE TO ONE, a children’s literacy program.Learn more a...Show More

35:40 | Nov 5th, 2018

Stephanie shops for underwear, Sean re-writes “The Three Little Pigs,” Tanis dreams of Jonathan Brandis, and much more. Recorded live at The Walper Hotel in Kitchener.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48:56 | Oct 22nd, 2018

A very special episode full of spooky, scary, spine-tingling childhood and teenage writing, recorded live across Canada.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32:14 | Oct 8th, 2018

Chris has a Star Trek sex dream, Luke gets a haircut, Lauren swears (a lot), and much more. Recorded live at the Royal Cinema in Toronto in partnership with The Word on the Street Festival. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our ...Show More

30:48 | Sep 24th, 2018

Taylor lights a canoe on fire, Maura experiences an embarassing gas leak, Vanessa sees Daniel Radcliffe nude, and much more. Recorded live at the Arden Theatre in St. Albert. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Albert even...Show More

29:53 | Sep 10th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Albert eventRate or review GRTTWaK in ...Show More

33:23 | Aug 27th, 2018

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 notesThe Secret Life of CanadaSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventRate or ...Show More

29:17 | Aug 13th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron...Show More

36:22 | Jul 30th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in...Show More

31:32 | Jul 16th, 2018

Matt pulls pranks, Yasmina visits Rome, Janna reads her personal mission statement, and much more. Recorded live at The Gladstone Theatre in Ottawa. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Ottawa eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTu...Show More

30:26 | Jul 2nd, 2018

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 notesThis episode features a special guest appearance ...Show More

33:21 | Jun 18th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver event...Show More

31:11 | Jun 4th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Ph...Show More

27:52 | May 21st, 2018

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 patron.Photos from our Saskatoon eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTun...Show More

31:42 | May 7th, 2018

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 notesCody's story: Haunted HouseSupport GRTTWaK...Show More

33:47 | Apr 23rd, 2018

Danielle sings about arithmetic, Lydia remembers her grandfather, Robbie writes a letter to the universe, and much more. Recorded live in Chicago. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUp...Show More

36:17 | Apr 9th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Winnipeg eventRate or review GRTTWaK in ...Show More

31:15 | Mar 26th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Thunder Bay event...Show More

31:48 | Mar 12th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Fredericton eventRate or...Show More

29:58 | Feb 26th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email new...Show More

33:45 | Feb 12th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Kitchener eventRate ...Show More

35:36 | Jan 29th, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Ottawa eventRat...Show More

31:07 | Jan 15th, 2018

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 patron.Photos from our Fredericton eventRate or review GRTTWaK in...Show More

32:29 | Jan 1st, 2018

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos ...Show More

36:07 | Dec 18th, 2017

James writes a letter to Prime Minister Joe Clark, MĂ©lanie crushes over MSN, Lisa predicts the future, and much more. Recorded live at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in Peterborough. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Pet...Show More

35:10 | Dec 4th, 2017

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. Ariana's poem in this episode was written at a point in her life when she was "really into slam...Show More

36:53 | Nov 20th, 2017

Trevor fights Dracula, Peggy writes for her friend's zine, Ryan is valedictorian for the class of '96, and much more. Recorded live at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival in Toronto.Red Man LaughingNow or Never - CBC RadioThe Nod - Gimlet MediaSupport GRTT...Show More

34:44 | Nov 6th, 2017

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Calgary eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTun...Show More

33:20 | Oct 23rd, 2017

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Victoria eventRate...Show More

29:39 | Oct 9th, 2017

Jordan is outraged by citrus fruit, Millie explains how to live with a kangaroo, Jeannine writes a poem about hygiene, and much more. Recorded live at The Arden Theatre in St. Albert. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Al...Show More

36:00 | Sep 25th, 2017

Todd worries that he’s sitting next to a corpse, Rose reads poems about unrequited love, Diane wishes upon a star, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk’s in Ottawa. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Ottawa eventRate or re...Show More

33:37 | Sep 11th, 2017

Zahida passes out during sex ed, Geoff writes a very Canadian spy story, Mandy gets a crush on the class president, and much more. Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver ev...Show More

30:17 | Aug 28th, 2017

Maura contemplates puberty, Matt poops his pants, Michelle imagines a family of horses, and much more. Recorded live at The Arden Theatre in St. Albert. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Albert eventRate or review GRTTWa...Show More

30:24 | Aug 14th, 2017

Ivy puts a flashlight in her mouth, Alex shares a jealous teen love letter, Jasmin kisses a boy in Stanley Park, and much more. Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver event...Show More

31:51 | Jul 31st, 2017

Michelle meets her cute penpal, Fadhili obsesses over Transformers, Marty shares a whale of a tale, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

31:36 | Jul 17th, 2017

Elizabeth faces a betrayal, Nitica disagrees with the President of India, Nathan searches for loopholes, and much more. Recorded live at the Registry Theatre in Kitchener, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

31:21 | Jul 3rd, 2017

Kayla mourns the passing of Napster, Matthew visits Death Cliff, Jessica writes love letters set in the future, and much more. Recorded live at Fromagerie Elgin in Sudbury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32:38 | Jun 19th, 2017

Sarah writes a fan letter to Dean Cain, Chandra has a steamy make-out session, Anuj shares a story about the human reproductive system, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoi...Show More

27:06 | Jun 5th, 2017

Suzie explains why it's good to lie (sometimes), Kameron wishes for a job with good pay, Carly and Lauren visit Planet Oreo, and much more. Recorded live at The Park Theatre in Winnipeg.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32:53 | May 22nd, 2017

Kate shaves her armpits, Jeffrey meets a religious blood cell, Mary publicly shames her father, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

31:17 | May 8th, 2017

Dylan fights giant tarantulas, Camille shares a message from the Pope about drugs, Luke tells an amazing story of survival in southern Montana, and much more. Recorded live at the Cosmo Seniors Center as part of Winterruption 2017.Learn more about yo...Show More

34:59 | Apr 24th, 2017

Robyn meets a flying whale, Todd tells a cautionary tale about drugs and alcohol, Ashley gets a hug from Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20, and much more. Recorded live at The Artesian in Regina as part of Winterruption 2017.Learn more about your ad choices....Show More

31:27 | Apr 10th, 2017

Wendy reflects on the Apollo 11 space mission, Chris writes horoscopes for his elementary school newsletter, Kristy dresses up as a prostitute for Halloween, and much more. Recorded live at The Mansion in Kingston.Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...Show More

31:07 | Mar 27th, 2017

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.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33:08 | Mar 13th, 2017

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. Regi...Show More

31:33 | Feb 13th, 2017

Breanne loses her temper, Jody writes a revenge poem, Ryan recaps game shows, and much more. Recorded live at The Spice Factory in Hamilton.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34:52 | Jan 30th, 2017

Bhoomika gets infected, Benj has a love affair with an inanimate object, Chelsea invents a menstruation detective, and much more. Recorded live in Toronto at the Tranzac club.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27:59 | Jan 16th, 2017

Cassandra explores Wicca, Adam avoids birth movies, Derek writes a food-based love poem, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32:35 | Jan 2nd, 2017

Emilie gets a visit from the cow inseminator, Toni gets caught drinking, Jennifer writes fan fiction about public transit, and much more. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

34:05 | Dec 19th, 2016

John feels funny about Christmas carols, Roger moves to Canada, Esther writes mandatory letters from camp, and much more. Recorded live in Toronto at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema as part of the inaugural Hot Docs Podcast Festival.Learn more about your a...Show More

34:06 | Dec 5th, 2016

Jon runs away from home, Simon runs away from a drug rehab program, Kristen critiques Shakespeare, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30:22 | Nov 21st, 2016

Song pulls a telemarketing prank, Rebecca obsesses over Justin Timberlake, Melanie makes a "special friend" at camp, and much more. Recorded live in Calgary, AB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

31:59 | Nov 7th, 2016

Susan steals vegetables, Glenn goes bumper-hitching, Claire reads an angry letter addressed to math, and much more. Recorded live in Ottawa, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

28:33 | Oct 24th, 2016

Tara writes a letter to her future self, Ron loves and lusts in vain, Felicia and Skylar discuss hookups, and much more. Recorded live in Vancouver, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30:30 | Oct 10th, 2016

George might be a bowling addict, Laurel suggests ways to improve Whitehorse, Andrew takes care of his baby brother, and much more. Recorded live at the Old Fire Hall in Whitehorse, Yukon. Co-presented by BYTE Empowering Youth.Learn more about your a...Show More

28:28 | Sep 26th, 2016

Rachel plans a skinny-dipping prank, Josh writes a very formal love note, Dianne mashes up fairy tales, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac Club in Toronto.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

28:07 | Sep 12th, 2016

Maureen contemplates losing her virginity, Rajiv writes a lullabye about the Iran-Contra affair, Kimberley shares a steamy shower scene, and much more. Recorded live at the Black Knight Pub in Yellowknife, NWT.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...Show More

31:49 | Aug 29th, 2016

Jamie lists things (and people) she hates, Nora and Stanley find love in the feminine hygiene aisle, Carlito writes a song about girl repellent, and much more. Recorded live at the Mercury Room in Edmonton, AB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit ...Show More

27:02 | Aug 15th, 2016

Bernadette makes a silent vow, Omar rebels against middle school propaganda, Willow writes an obituary, and much more. Recorded live at the Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32:28 | Aug 1st, 2016

Nikki fights to end cruelty in nursery rhymes, Brent is different when he's alone, Chris watches late-night erotica on TV, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27:47 | Jul 18th, 2016

Lexi visits the Czech Republic, Gabrielle finds herself in a love square, Carson meets the monster from the Black Lagoon, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, MB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29:59 | Jul 4th, 2016

Evan writes a letter to Wayne's World, Sabrina tells a terrifying tale about a murderous English teacher, Kaylee grabs her crush's balls, and much more. Recorded live at the Artesian in Regina, SK.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/...Show More

29:00 | Jun 20th, 2016

Shelby worries about evil bananas, Patrick visits another planet, Simone stops indenting, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal, QC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

26:57 | Jun 6th, 2016

Heidi tries to keep things above the neck, Cam rips off a classic fable, Elena writes a letter to Prince William, and much more. Recorded live at the Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33:29 | May 23rd, 2016

Carolyn finds an envelope full of nude photos, Preeti questions her faith, Rob and Trish read their love letters from 42 years ago, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega...Show More

26:34 | May 9th, 2016

Barry gets a "hard-on" during The Ed Sullivan Show, Katherine weighs the pros and cons of losing her virginity, Danica files a report about the new trend of karaoke, and much more. Recorded live at The Refinery in Saskatoon, SK.Learn more about your ...Show More

31:59 | Apr 25th, 2016

Renee finds herself in an 8th-grade love triangle, Gordon writes short fiction about crime-fighting insects, Sarah confesses to petty crime, and much more. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, NS.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit mega...Show More

30:03 | Apr 11th, 2016

Heather and Bianca share dating advice, Josh reads Zelda-themed short fiction, Mary Jean almost gets stood up, and and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac Club in Toronto, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29:02 | Mar 28th, 2016

Karleigh threatens the Tooth Fairy, Kaj reads a comic book about giant mutant beavers, Jen writes a letter to the Prime Minister, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre n Winnipeg, MB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adc...Show More

28:12 | Mar 14th, 2016

Terra compares virginity to a birthday cake, Bradley explains how to find a rock, Mary plans to "bump off" a nun, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, AB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29:19 | Feb 29th, 2016

Erin laments being a late bloomer, Jenna reads her last will and testament, Michelle takes an east-coast-themed acid trip, and much more. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, NS.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

35:05 | Feb 15th, 2016

James wishes for a spray tan, Jessie reads jokes without punchlines, Zach shares a tale of unrequited love, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

30:24 | Jan 31st, 2016

Olive lists things to do with your menstrual blood, Shirley describes a terrifying solar eclipse, Jeff reveals his secret soap opera obsession, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl...Show More

33:13 | Jan 17th, 2016

Misha predicts his own death, Jeffrey obsesses about goldfish, Sarah worries that people think she's a pothead, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/BKe1ov Join the email newsle...Show More

31:40 | Jan 3rd, 2016

Terry sets sexual goals at a church youth group, Karen deals with a dead bird, Dirk reads letters from camp written in the 1930s, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/jeuWTI Join t...Show More

36:53 | Dec 6th, 2015

Angie finds out why lingerie is the devil, Inayat explains how to defeat bullies, Brady recounts an Olympic drug scandal, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, MB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/POz5vG Join...Show More

31:45 | Nov 23rd, 2015

Angsty breakup poetry, an interview with a "dirty old man," and World War 3 at Santa's house. Recorded live at the London Music Club in London, ON. ## Links ## Elyse's drawing of her mom, pre and post-spa: https://goo.gl/3XLlzT Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes...Show More

28:17 | Nov 8th, 2015

Drunken necking, deep misunderstandings about the Catholic church, and a dirty magazine hidden in a pile of wood. Recorded live at The Registry Theatre in Kitchener, ON. ## Links ## GRTTWaK Winnipeg (matinee): http://goo.gl/iFb1aU Rate GRTTWaK in iTu...Show More

30:31 | Oct 25th, 2015

A champion high-jumping snake, an underwhelming sex ed class, and what it's like to work in a cemetery. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/pi3Ek3 Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/4y38tp Upc...Show More

28:30 | Oct 11th, 2015

Plans for revenge, poetry about chicken pox, and and backhanded compliments in the form of career advice. Recorded live at the Kings's Head Pub in Winnipeg, MB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/xbWjGw Join the mailing list: http://g...Show More

31:05 | Sep 27th, 2015

Weak bladders, friends of the forest, and a proven strategy for dealing with bullies. Recorded live at the Black Knight Pub in Yellowknife, NT. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/swuUg3 Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/M32ZX7 Upcom...Show More

27:58 | Sep 13th, 2015

A report on flying cows, an acrostic poem music video request, and a collection of bizarre elementary school aphorisms. Recorded live at the Mercury Room in Edmonton, AB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/duVGq4 Join the mailing list...Show More

30:29 | Aug 31st, 2015

An elementary school detective agency, teenage infidelity, and an urgent desire to shave your legs. Recorded live at Broken City in Calgary, AB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/83A07W Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/5cbGT3 Upco...Show More

27:31 | Aug 17th, 2015

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/vr9i...Show More

31:21 | Jul 19th, 2015

Poetry about the female reproductive system, a violent Easter story, and accidental animal erotica. Recorded live at The Guild in Charlottetown, PE. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/VlQ3px Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/XbkCdl ...Show More

28:25 | Jul 5th, 2015

Firearm accidents, a speech for Bill Gates, and a step-by-step guide to popularity. Recorded live at Cliff Bell's in Detroit, MI. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/qK5ndx Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/ZbF6Ve Upcoming live even...Show More

33:55 | Jun 21st, 2015

Letters to the tooth fairy, stolen baseball tickets, and advice on keeping (and losing) your virginity. Recorded live at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom in Toronto, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/uegNAn Join the mailing list: htt...Show More

28:43 | Jun 7th, 2015

Breaking up, getting fired, and dissing your home country. Recorded live at Phog Lounge in Windsor, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/beoEWq Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/7XsDkm Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/yeYP6a Sh...Show More

33:04 | May 24th, 2015

A Jim Carrey obsession, Gulf War analysis from an 11-year-old, and the most intense love letter you'll ever hear. Recorded live at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom in Toronto, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing ...Show More

32:51 | May 10th, 2015

Angry LiveJournal entries, a poem about losing your virginity, and a dead moose carcass. Recorded live at Electric Owl Social Club in Vancouver, BC. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f ...Show More

33:25 | Apr 26th, 2015

Childhood pyrophobia, a sister pact, and a plan to rid the world of nuclear bombs. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria, BC. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcomi...Show More

31:31 | Apr 13th, 2015

Dead hamsters, spin the bottle, and the truth about NYC. Recorded live at the Spice Factory in Hamilton, Ontario. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl...Show More

29:56 | Mar 29th, 2015

Passive-aggressive poetry, sex in the 1980s, and a really great first date. Recorded live at Broken City in Calgary, Alberta. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.c...Show More

32:10 | Mar 15th, 2015

Phantom killer kittens, a fight over an $800 phone bill, and an island with no babes. Recorded live at The Club in Banff, Alberta. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twit...Show More

30:52 | Feb 20th, 2015

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.g...Show More

32:15 | Feb 9th, 2015

Unsolicited apology notes, vampire-inspired poetry, and political analysis from a 9-year-old. Recorded live at the Bytown Tavern in Ottawa, Ontario. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twi...Show More

32:13 | Jan 26th, 2015

Hot dog obsession, Canada-U.S. relations, and falling in love with a waiter. Recorded live at Phog Lounge in Windsor, Ontario. ## Links ## Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ GRTTWaK mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Dan's journal soundtrack: ...Show More

33:07 | Jan 18th, 2015

A bald eagle, war between Canada and China, and lots of French kissing. Recorded live at The Garrison in Toronto, Ontario.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

32:02 | Jan 12th, 2015

Dead chickens, embarrassing erections, and a childhood overdose of vitamin C. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, Nova Scotia.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33:12 | Jan 5th, 2015

Season 2 kicks off with teenage existential angst, a visit with Ronald Reagan, and a few questions about Jesus. Recorded live at La Vitrola in Montreal, QC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

09:15 | Dec 16th, 2014

Brand new episodes of Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids are coming in early 2015, and you'll find them right here, in our new podcast feed. Welcome aboard! Subscribe with iTunes: https://itun.es/i6gJ9HR Subscribe with RSS: http://feeds.grownups...Show More