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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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405: "I will now talk about my sorrows" (Montréal)

28:58 | 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.

227: "Before I die, I want to have sex" (Toronto)

27:58 | 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

217: "I'm crying while I write this letter" (Halifax)

27:37 | 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

"Get down and party" (Woodford)

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

"Hunting for Yowies" (Woodford)

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

"Passion at its finest" (Valentine's Day special)

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

"No better than a rag" (Yellowknife)

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

"Punk rock is today’s revolution" (Victoria)

30:33 | 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.

"The Republic of Dad" (Montréal)

26:13 | 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.

"I wrecked his little heart" (Montréal)

26:34 | 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 Montréal.

"Make the bed creak" (Toronto)

27:10 | 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.

"Farting in the bath" (Vancouver)

27:24 | 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.

"Once upon a time in Barfland" (Kitchener)

33:10 | 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.

Halloween Spooktacular

46:26 | Oct 22nd, 2018

A very special episode full of spooky, scary, spine-tingling childhood and teenage writing, recorded live across Canada.

"Mouth-to-mouth contact" (Toronto)

29:44 | 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

"A virginal sex goddess" (St. Albert)

28:18 | 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

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

27:22 | 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

"Grandma slept in her bed naked" (Toronto)

30:53 | 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

"Dear Michael Jackson" (Calgary)

26:47 | 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

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

33:52 | 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

"Big pimpin' life goals" (Ottawa)

29:02 | 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

"A handy turn of events" (Calgary)

27:56 | 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

"My purity ring" (Vancouver)

30:51 | 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

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

28:40 | 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

"Arousal ≠ chastity" (Saskatoon)

25:22 | 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

"People are becoming fanatical about computers" (Saskatoon)

29:12 | 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

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

31:17 | 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

"Your bum, my pillow" (Winnipeg)

33:47 | 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

"I wore my hot pants" (Thunder Bay)

28:45 | 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

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

35:17 | 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

"Orange juice douche" (Toronto)

33:28 | 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

"My mom's heart" (Kitchener)

37:15 | 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

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

39:06 | 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

"I wish I could French kiss" (Fredericton)

34:37 | 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

"Indolent people with tacky ideas" (Charlottetown)

35:58 | 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

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

39:36 | Dec 18th, 2017

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 notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Pet...Show More

"Beating the bush" (Toronto)

38:39 | 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. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventRate or review GRTTWaK ...Show More

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

40:23 | 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

"Naked hugs are the best" (Calgary)

38:13 | 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

"Witch with a capital B" (Victoria)

36:50 | 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

"To bathe or not to bathe?" (St. Albert)

33:09 | 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

"Thinking about getting stoned" (Ottawa)

39:30 | 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

"Ten things I love about Matt" (Vancouver)

37:07 | 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

418: "Brains are better than boobs" (St. Albert)

31:46 | 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 GRTTWaK ...Show More

417: “Kiss virgin" (Vancouver)

31:54 | 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 eventRa...Show More

416: "He was puberized" (Ottawa)

33:21 | 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.

415: "Single and ready to mingle" (Kitchener)

33:06 | 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.

414: "I practically broke my butt" (Sudbury)

32:51 | 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.

413: "You are not a beefcake" (Toronto)

34:08 | 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.

412: "He went to Uranus" (Winnipeg)

28:35 | 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.

411: "Joey the Hormone" (Montréal)

33:23 | 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.

410: "Peanut butter is my universe" (Saskatoon)

29:54 | 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.

409: "I'm pretty sure I missed his lips" (Regina)

33:02 | 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.

408: "If you are lucky, you will die" (Kingston)

28:59 | 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.

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

30:55 | 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. This episode is brought to you by the CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health challen...Show More

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

32:32 | 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

404: "Space yogurt" (Hamilton)

29:03 | 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.

403: "Smiling is an infectious disease" (Toronto)

33:02 | 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.

402: "Homemade birth movies" (Ottawa)

25:33 | 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.

401: "God bless Green Day and Danny Williams" (Halifax)

31:09 | 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.

326: "Hello there, big boy" (Toronto)

31:35 | 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.

325: "Search my remains for more answers" (Montréal)

33:09 | 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.

324: "I love you more than chicken hearts" (Calgary)

28:35 | 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.

323: "Looks old in a hot way" (Ottawa)

30:38 | 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.

322: "We're not dating. We're just in love with each other." (Vancouver)

27:28 | 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.

321: "My yearly love attack" (Whitehorse)

29:54 | 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.

320: "Stages of horniness" (Toronto)

27:42 | 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.

319: "The first time I'd seen a real one" (Yellowknife)

27:29 | 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.

318: "Who needs boobs? I don't." (Edmonton)

29:19 | 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.

317: "My love floats lonely as a feather" (Vancouver)

25:56 | 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.

316: "What's with all these freaking nudists?" (Toronto)

31:34 | 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.

315: "We play smoochie-pie on the couch" (Winnipeg)

26:45 | 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.

314: "You stole my electron" (Regina)

28:52 | 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.

313: "Love me, bananas" (Montréal)

28:36 | 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.

312: "I'm not one of those psycho girls" (Vancouver)

25:42 | 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.

311: "Don't let the bed bugs get you pregnant" (Victoria)

34:24 | 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.

310: "I would totally date you if I wasn't you" (Saskatoon)

24:52 | 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.

309: "We looked and smelled deadly" (Halifax)

29:28 | 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.

308: "Nothing is sexier than teamwork" (Toronto)

28:15 | 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.

307: "I hugged with girls today" (Winnipeg)

27:42 | 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.

306: "Virginity is like a birthday cake" (Calgary)

27:14 | 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.

305: "At least I know I'm fertile" (Halifax)

25:29 | 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.

304: "Nonfat lattes and decaf dreams" (Montréal)

32:35 | 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.

303: "Things to do with your menstrual blood" (Toronto)

28:26 | 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

302: "Everyone thinks I'm a pothead" (Montréal)

30:44 | 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

301: "Here are four jokes; three of them dirty" (Ottawa)

29:45 | 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

226: "Wearing a cape and farting" (Winnipeg)

35:00 | 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

225: "I will not attack Nicholas" (London)

29:15 | 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

224: "A pornographic magazine hidden in a pile of wood" (Kitchener)

26:41 | 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

223: "Wieners are stupid and so is health class" (Ottawa)

27:58 | 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

222: "A couple of popped-out eyeballs" (Winnipeg)

26:36 | 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

221: "Gone are my days of hedonism and mediocrity" (Yellowknife)

29:10 | 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

220: "We are getting away with murder since you left" (Edmonton)

25:53 | 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

219: "Why is Dad being a bum?" (Calgary)

28:27 | 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

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

25:00 | 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

216: "Today is breeding day" (Charlottetown)

28:51 | 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

215: "It's not a cult!" (Detroit)

27:40 | 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

214: "Someone pooed in the pool" (Toronto)

32:04 | 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

213: "You live and you learn" (Windsor)

26:59 | 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

212: "Mom always said MSN was the devil" (Toronto)

31:21 | 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

211: "Stabbing each other with our insecurities" (Vancouver)

30:43 | 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

210: "Fires are not nice! Fires hurt!" (Victoria)

31:29 | 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

209: "Stupit and dumb and especially ugly" (Hamilton)

29:54 | 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

208: "Backslide into lust" (Calgary)

27:30 | 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

207: "Half-baked psycho pervert" (Banff)

30:27 | 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

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

28:22 | 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

205: "Hayrides and other indignities" (Ottawa)

30:21 | 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

204: "I don't even know what hormones are!" (Windsor)

29:44 | 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

203: "My new nickname is 'mouth'"(Toronto)

30:41 | Jan 18th, 2015

A bald eagle, war between Canada and China, and lots of French kissing. Recorded live at The Garrison in Toronto, Ontario.

202: "My hand was all the way on her butt" (Halifax)

30:21 | Jan 12th, 2015

Dead chickens, embarrassing erections, and a childhood overdose of vitamin C. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

201: "I was 9, but I was tough" (Montreal)

30:42 | 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.

Welcome to the new GRTTWaK podcast feed

08:45 | 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