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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. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia, from P...Show More
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151: Confessions of a Catholic School Girl

38:51 | Nov 11th, 2018

This week, the unholy and very awkward truth about being a Catholic School Girl. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes at getmortified.com. This episode is made possible with the support of Greats, Si...Show More
148: I Love Lord of the Rings

38:40 | Oct 7th, 2018

Is Orlando bloom a good kisser? Is speaking in Elvish really that nerdy? Meet the teenagers who wished they could replace middle school with middle earth and how J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic impacted their lives in unexpected ways. The Mortified Podcas...Show More
171: Band Geeks Rule!

24:32 | Aug 18th

Celebrate the majesty and musicality of self-proclaimed band geeks. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps @ getmortified.com.
170: My Mom Wants My Teacher!?

23:41 | Aug 5th

What happens when a boy fears his mom may have the hots for his teacher? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Hear all eps @ getmortified.com.
169: 1960's Sweethearts

27:15 | Jul 21st

Romance gets a history lesson as Mortified dives into the teenage love lives of Baby Boomers. What was really going on inside the journals of adolescents in the days when Andy Griffiths ruled the airwaves and parents were losing their teenagers to Be...Show More
168: Roughing It

26:28 | Jul 6th

Celebrate summertime with tales of teenagers who are roughing it in the great outdoors. Experience the glory that is mother nature with the kids who would much rather be inside, eating Doritos and watching Degrassi reruns. The Mortified Podcast is a...Show More
167: Stoners

30:10 | Jun 16th

In high school, smoking weed isn't just a thing you do, it's an identity. Tales of teenagers that ask the age old question — should I become a stoner? Listen to all eps at getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from ...Show More
166: My Diary is a Jane Austen Novel

27:47 | Jun 2nd

What happens when teenagers try to make their lives feel as romantic as Pride and Prejudice? This week, modern day teen diaries that sound like they’re straight out of the 19th century. The Mortified Podcast is a member of Radiotopia from PRX. Liste...Show More
165: The Deathisode pt2: I'm Not Going to Die a Virgin!

38:49 | May 21st

Remember the first time you learned about death? Or when you realized YOU could go next? Find out what happens when teenagers face the possibility they might die young. Listen to all other eps and the first episode of this series (163: The Deathiso...Show More
164: Moms Never Win

21:16 | May 5th

Kids who think it's totally cool give their moms performance reviews. PROGRAMMING NOTE: We are still hard at work on our series about kids facing mortality. Part 2 coming soon! In the meantime, enjoy this Mother’s Day inspired episode. Listen to ...Show More
163: The Deathisode pt1: Interrupting Cow

45:32 | Apr 14th

What happens when kids come to face to face with mortality for the first time? In this 2-part series Mortified tackles the one conversation that’s harder for families to talk about than the birds and the bees. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member...Show More
162: Love Hurts: Grade School Edition

28:48 | Mar 31st

The strange, brutal and barbaric things grade school kids do when struck by Cupid’s arrow. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com.
161: 22 Ways My Diary Reads Like a Cosmo

36:32 | Mar 17th

Who hasn’t peaked inside a Woman’s magazine to see if they really do know the secrets to being a great lover. This week, teenagers who, just like Cosmo, came up with their own sex tips and rules to navigate relationships. Listen to all eps at getmor...Show More
160: Age/Sex/Location pt 2

32:23 | Mar 3rd

Part 2 of our look at kids of the chatroom generation. This week, what happens when kids, unsupervised, find themselves in real relationships and totally ignore all the red flags. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen...Show More
159: Age/Sex/Location pt 1

27:32 | Feb 15th

What happens when no one at school like-likes you? The kids of the internet generation didn't despair. They logged on and scoured the internet for love. Find out what they discovered in this special multi-episode series. The Mortified Podcast is a ...Show More
158: My Mormon Valentine

31:20 | Feb 3rd

Celebrate Valentines Mormon-style. It’s hard enough to find love as a teen but what if your fate for all eternity is on the line? And everyone is watching your every move… Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps @ getmo...Show More
157: Brotherly Love

29:11 | Jan 20th

Mortified Live is coming to Philadelphia this spring! Celebrate with an episode devoted to brotherly love and the unusual ways kids show it. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen at all eps getmortified.com Support f...Show More
156: Magical Thinking

29:52 | Jan 6th

The new year brings new possibilities. This week, tales of kids who put their faith in the universe to help make their most elusive dreams come true. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at getmortified.c...Show More
155: The Naughty List

31:47 | Dec 16th, 2018

You better watch out. You better not cry. Because this week we celebrate the holidays with tales of teenagers who would definitely end up on Santa's Naughty List. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at ge...Show More
154: Soap Operas Are My Life pt2

20:09 | Dec 9th, 2018

A soap opera helps a girl come out to her mom. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Support independent artists by donating to Radiotopia’s fall fundraiser. Lots of great rewards at radiotopia.fm. Listen to all eps at getmo...Show More
Bonus Episode featuring The Radiotopia Family

15:58 | Dec 6th, 2018

In honor of Radiotopia's 2018 fundraiser, we present a super fun bonus episode featuring some of your favorite personalities from the network. Show your support for independent artists by making a donation at radiotopia.fm.
153: Soap Operas Are My Life pt1

26:01 | Dec 2nd, 2018

A small town boy becomes consumed with The Guiding Light. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com This episode is supported by Bombas, OMGYes & Nectar.
152: Friends For Life

32:47 | Nov 19th, 2018

Featured: A girl creates an elaborate quiz to see how well her BFF knows her. Friends set out to become the next Destiny’s Child. And Ezra Miller and Lilah Larson of the band Sons of an Illustrious Father share the operatic beginnings of their lifelo...Show More
150: Stick it to the Man

30:33 | Nov 4th, 2018

Ever feel like the adults in the room aren’t acting like grownups? This week, the ridiculous ways teenagers decide to stick it to the man. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com. This week, Mortifie...Show More
149: Puberty Transformed Me Into A Monster

29:54 | Oct 14th, 2018

A menacing force is ravaging middle school and… You. Are. Next. Celebrate Halloween with terrifying tales of puberty and how it transforms innocent kids into heinous monstrosities. With special guest Andrew Goldberg, co-creator of Big Mouth on Netfli...Show More
147: Does Dating Karma Exist?

27:52 | Sep 30th, 2018

Ever break someone’s heart and have it come back to haunt you? Tales of teens who discover if dating karma exists.
146: Three Little Pigs

31:07 | Sep 16th, 2018

From Babe to Piglet to Wilbur, stories of adorable pigs shaped our childhoods. This week, stories of teenagers, from very different worlds, whose lives were forever changed by... of all things... pigs.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radi...Show More
145: My Journal Was My Coach

31:03 | Sep 9th, 2018

Does your life ever feel like a training montage? This week, high school athletes who are so driven to the best their diaries sound like a never-ending pep rally. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes ...Show More
144: My First Job

28:35 | Aug 31st, 2018

Mortified celebrates Labor Day Weekend with a tribute to teenagers who bravely enter the labor force... regardless of how totally unqualified they are.  Hosted by interns Kylie and Joey who are themselves working at their first office job.  And featu...Show More
143: International Affairs

29:13 | Aug 19th, 2018

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 suppor...Show More
142: I’m No Princess

30:14 | Aug 12th, 2018

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.
141: Camp Buy Me Love

31:39 | Aug 5th, 2018

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

32:30 | Jul 15th, 2018

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 Burn...Show More
139: Iron Maidens

30:36 | Jul 8th, 2018

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 her...Show More
138: Romance Rocks! (w/ special guest Johnny Marr)

37:31 | Jul 1st, 2018

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...Show More
137: Daaaaaaad!!

28:07 | Jun 17th, 2018

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 toot...Show More
136: Chicano PRIDE

32:32 | Jun 10th, 2018

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...Show More
135: College PRIDE

41:13 | Jun 3rd, 2018

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.   The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all...Show More
134: I Was a Total Prankster

34:17 | May 20th, 2018

"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.
133: What Not to Admit in Your Class Journal

32:02 | May 13th, 2018

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. Listen to all episodes!  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member o...Show More
132: I’m Totally Obsessed With You

26:40 | May 6th, 2018

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.  Made wit...Show More
131: Please Read My Livejournal!

29:33 | Apr 15th, 2018

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 p...Show More
130: Girl Power

25:54 | Apr 8th, 2018

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
129: A Montana Love Triangle

22:37 | Apr 1st, 2018

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 getm...Show More
128: Kid Perfectionists

24:16 | Mar 18th, 2018

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
127 Cynthia: I Need a (Straight) Man

22:19 | Mar 11th, 2018

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.   T...Show More
126: I Would Die to Meet JTT

27:55 | Mar 4th, 2018

James Van Der Beek? Nick Carter? Devon Sawa?  Puh-lease! According to pre-teen girls of the 90s, 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...Show More
125 Noam: The Unorthodox Jew

23:25 | Feb 18th, 2018

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   Wat...Show More
124: Saved by the Bo

22:34 | Feb 11th, 2018

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.  Listen to this episode and then binge Mortified's brand new TV series The Mortified Guide coming to Netlflix Feb 14...Show More
123: My Gothic Valentine

18:45 | Feb 4th, 2018

Celebrate Valentines season with the tale of a teen who searches for eternal love in the goth scene and discovers Vampires and Elves along the way.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge @ getmortified.com.
122: Indie Kids (w/ Franz Ferdinand)

29:57 | Jan 14th, 2018

Don't tell me what to do!!  Tales of strong-willed kids whose need for independence was unstoppable.  With special guests Alex Kapranos and Paul Thomson of Franz Ferdinand.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to al...Show More
121: My Dad Also Wrote a Porno

24:29 | Jan 7th, 2018

What's the very worst way to learn about the birds and the bees from your parents? A teenage girl tries her own hand at romance despite being haunted by her father's writings on the topic. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PR...Show More
120: The Virgin Episode

21:07 | Dec 31st, 2017

Happy New Year! Ring in '18 with tales of teenagers who make a resolution to lose their virginity. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps @ getmortified.com
119: Everyone’s a Critic

28:52 | Dec 17th, 2017

Who was your harshest critic as a kid?  Hear tales of how other kids dealt with criticism or become critical themselves. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com
118: I Was A Teenage Grinch (& other tales of holiday cheer)

25:22 | Dec 10th, 2017

Were you a Christmas Grinch or a hopeful Who? Two of kids at Christmas (and Chanukah). The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.  Listen to all @ getmortified.com.
117: Let’s Get Married!

26:27 | Dec 3rd, 2017

Tales of kids with an unbridled passion to hear wedding bells. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com
116: I Found My Sister’s Diary!

27:24 | Nov 19th, 2017

Dying to know what your sister really thinks of you? Who they're fighting with? Crushing on? Discover the consequences for kids who break into their sister's private diary. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all...Show More
115: The Only Living Lesbian on Long Island

27:36 | Nov 12th, 2017

A teenage metal head gets desperate when she can't find any other lesbians in her school. Because, the 80s. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX! Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
114: Kids Who Teach

32:24 | Nov 5th, 2017

There comes a moment in every school kid's life where it’s time where the student becomes the teacher. The Mortified Podcast celebrates kids who attempt to school their peers by dropping some knowledge about life’s biggest issues. Mortified is a prou...Show More
113: I Was A Teenage Horror Writer

32:50 | Oct 15th, 2017

Celebrate Halloween with not-so-scary stories written by kids who thought they were the next RL Stine or Stephen King. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com
112: Breaking Up is Hard To Do (w/ Rider Strong)

23:38 | Oct 8th, 2017

Getting dumped totally sucks. Especially when it's the first time. This week, teenagers find creative ways to cope with getting kicked to the curb. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all @ getmortified.com
111: Drama Club Kids

30:54 | Oct 1st, 2017

Re-live all the show tunes, melodrama and backstage gossip that is the school theater as Mortified pays tribute to the Drama Nerd. Featuring Amy Dietz & Kevin James Doyle, etc. Binge all episodes @ getmortified.com. Mortified is a proud member of Rad...Show More
110: The Student and The Teacher

22:34 | Sep 17th, 2017

What happens when an innocent crush on a teacher becomes not-so-innocent. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com
109: The September Issue

26:44 | Sep 10th, 2017

Leg Warmers! Big Bangs! Z Cavariccis! Tales of kids whose childhoods, for better or worse, revolved around fashion. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com.
108: The New Kid

24:56 | Sep 3rd, 2017

Grab your bag, cover your textbooks and decorate your new locker! Celebrate the joys and pains of back to school season with tales of being the new kid in school. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes ...Show More
107: One Hundred Percent Jersey Girl

27:34 | Aug 20th, 2017

Find out why you should never mess with Maria. The diaries of a rebellious Jersey Girl growing up in the 80s. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com
106: Let’s Start a Band! (w/ Sylvan Esso)

28:58 | Aug 13th, 2017

From Punk to Metal to Debbie Gibson... an ode to teens who scribbled lyrics in notebooks, learned the guitar and asked their friends to join their band. All because they were "destined" to become rockstars. Featuring a special interview with Amelia ...Show More
105: How to Become a Catfish

20:35 | Aug 6th, 2017

A teenager tries to find love on AOL without revealing her true identity. The Mortified Podcast is part of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com
104: An Affair to Forget

30:31 | Jul 16th, 2017

Tales of teenagers who try to shed their awkwardness while on vacation -- thinking it would lead to the fling of a lifetime. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com
103: The Boy Next Door

23:56 | Jul 9th, 2017

What happens teenagers have the hots for their next door neighbor. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com
102: I Wanna Be A GLOW Girl (w/ Kate Nash and Kia Stevens)

32:03 | Jul 2nd, 2017

Inspired by the new Netflix series, GLOW, Mortified features girls who prove wrestling isn't just for dudes. With very special guests Kate Nash and Kia Stevens aka Awesome Kong. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @...Show More
101 Bren: My Best Friends are Movies of the Week

26:30 | Jun 18th, 2017

The story of girl who copes with feeling like a misfit by inventing imaginary pen pal relationships with Movie of the Week characters. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com
100: OMG, We Hit 100! (The Milestones Episode)

36:42 | Jun 11th, 2017

In honor of reaching our 100th episode the team behind the Mortified Podcast are turning the table on ourselves and revealing our embarrassing childhood milestones. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified...Show More
99: Mortified, Interrupted

34:40 | Jun 2nd, 2017

A complex and touching episode featuring two stories about teenagers who kept diaries while inside a mental health hospital — with entries ranging from heartbreaking to hilarious. Part of Radiotopia's network-wide project celebrating the debut of Ear...Show More
98: Mean Girls (w/ Daniel Franzese)

27:53 | May 21st, 2017

Gossip! Backstabbing! Burn Books! Mortified celebrates the 13th anniversary of Mean Girls with stories of tyrannical kids. Featuring an interview Daniel Franzese Aka Damien from Mean Girls. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from P...Show More
97: 20th Century Moms (w/ Mike Mills)

27:54 | May 14th, 2017

Did Mom rule the roost? Mortified celebrates strong Moms with second installment of our 2-part Mother's Day series. Featuring a special interview with Director, Mike Mills (20th Century Women, Beginners).
96 Jesse: My Two Moms

22:32 | May 7th, 2017

What happens when you live in fear of everyone in school finding out your parents are gay? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com
95: Not THAT 70’s Show

29:30 | Apr 16th, 2017

Wedges! Doobies! And Shaggin' Wagons! Tales of teens looking for love during the height of the sexual revolution. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of the Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast Music from: Mud Dogs. "Dog with N...Show More
94: Hunger Games

31:27 | Apr 9th, 2017

Remember when puberty struck and it seemed like everyone was suddenly fixated on appearance? Hear tales about the lengths teens go to, to overcome their own awkward bodies. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of PRX and Radiotopia. Listen @ getmo...Show More
93: My Starter Romance

30:34 | Apr 2nd, 2017

Remember when you thought you'd stay together forever? This week, tales of teenagers who embark on their first awkward relationships. The Mortified Podcast is part of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
92 Ashley: Where The Wild Teens Are

25:30 | Mar 19th, 2017

What happens when a teenager moves to the other side of the tracks and ends up with all the freedom she could ask for? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
91: Kid Detectives

26:32 | Mar 12th, 2017

The case of the half-eaten peach? The case of the orphan tube sock? Tales of inquisitive kids who become detectives and crack the case in the hopes of solving life's smallest mysteries. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia. Listen @ ...Show More
90: Kid Criminals (feat. Phoebe Judge)

26:49 | Mar 5th, 2017

Host of Criminal, Phoebe Judge takes us on a tour of kids who break rules -- including tales of her own childhood offenses. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast. And listen to Criminal @ t...Show More
89: An Ode to Childhood Pets

31:03 | Feb 19th, 2017

Tales of kids whose pets weren't just their best friend, they were EVERYTHING. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
88: Titanic Ruined My Love Life

33:50 | Feb 12th, 2017

Waste your adolescence waiting to hear someone say, "You Jump, I Jump"? In honor of Valentines Day, tales of kids whose romantic notions were totally "Jacked" by Titanic. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmor...Show More
87: Kids That Protest

26:05 | Feb 5th, 2017

Tales of precocious kids who fight for causes they haven't completely thought out. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmoritfied.com/podcast.
86 Celebrity Obsession pt3: Royalty (w Frightened Rabbit)

36:29 | Jan 22nd, 2017

Ever fantasize about meeting your prince? In part 3 of our Celebrity Obsessions series, we present tales of girls with fairy tale fantasies of being with real-life British Royalty. Featuring a new song by Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit. With sp...Show More
85 Celebrity Obsession Pt2: Dear Mr. Belvedere

22:11 | Jan 15th, 2017

Was your best friend is a fictional person? Our Unlikely Celebrity Obsession series continues with the story of a boy who wrote letters to an 80's sitcom character. Featuring a special appearance from Brice Beckham. The Mortified Podcast is a proud m...Show More
84 Celebrity Obsession Pt1: Fan Letters

31:35 | Jan 8th, 2017

Ever write a fan letter you regret? Part 1 of Unlikely Celebrity Obsessions features some truly misguided fan mail and a special appearance by Garfunkel and Oates' Kate Miccuci. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @...Show More
83: My New Year’s Resolution is…You

21:58 | Dec 18th, 2016

You're never too young to turn the page... and make totally a unrealistic New Year's resolution. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
82: Merry Gift-Mas

24:28 | Dec 11th, 2016

Celebrate the holiday season with misadventures of adolescent gift giving. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast. Featuring Holiday Kingdom composed by Brandon Fiechter, dbfiechter.bandcamp...Show More
81 Diary of a Trans Man: Confessions of Kelly Shortandqueer

25:03 | Dec 4th, 2016

A man shares the diaries he kept as an awkward adolescent girl. Support the Trans community at transequality.org and thetrevorproject.org. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast. Big congrat...Show More
80: It’s A Family Affair

24:18 | Nov 20th, 2016

In honor of the discord that shows up around the Thanksgiving table, we present tales of kids who don't quite the concept of family togetherness. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
79 Amy: Diaries of a First Generation Kid

22:10 | Nov 13th, 2016

The tale of a first generation girl stuck between parents who think she's getting out of control and schoolmates who think she's just a quiet bookish type.
78: Revenge of the Redheaded Nerds

18:35 | Nov 6th, 2016

Sticks and Stones may break our bones but names will never harm us. At least that's what we sincerely hoped. This week, redheads get back at their former bullies. With a special appearance by Zach Ward, the infamous bully from "A Christmas Story."...Show More
77: My Worst Fear

25:07 | Oct 24th, 2016

In honor of Halloween, mortifying tales about the kind of fears kids actually have. Become a supporter of The Mortified Podcast and Radiotopia and get some cool rewards too! Hear all episodes @ getmortified.com/podcast.
76: Totally Juvenile Election Special

54:12 | Oct 16th, 2016

Need relief from all the juvenile antics of campaign season? MORTIFIED'S TOTALLY JUVENILE ELECTION SPECIAL is your antidote to the political tantrums featuring stories of the strange campaigns we waged as kids. Featuring special guest, NPR White Hous...Show More
75: Confessions of a Duran Duran Fan

24:53 | Oct 9th, 2016

Travel back in time to the 80s to hear girls who were Hungry Like The Wolf for their favorite band. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
74: My Diary Will Go Down in History

16:02 | Oct 2nd, 2016

The story of a girl who was totally convinced her teenage diary would one day be discovered... and become mandatory reading for generations to come. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
73 Back to School Series: Passing Notes

19:33 | Sep 18th, 2016

Do you like me? Yes or No? Circle one. Before texting and snapchat, we passed around our most private messages on folded up looseleaf paper. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Find all episodes @ getmortified.com/podcast.
72 Back to School Series: Homecoming Ruined My Life

21:13 | Sep 11th, 2016

Our Back To School Series continues with the tale of a teenager who couldn't get a date to homecoming. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
71 Back to School Series: Prom-iscuous

17:11 | Sep 4th, 2016

Will you dance with me? Go Back to School with Mortified and remember the social awkwardness of school dances. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
70: Jagged Little Parodies

19:56 | Aug 14th, 2016

Teens who parody Jagged Little Pill. Featuring clips from a conversation Mortified did with Alanis Morissette. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
69: Sex By Numbers

23:07 | Aug 7th, 2016

How was that for you? In honor of our 69th episode, teenagers use numbers to rate, rank and relate to sex. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
68 Paul: The Family Misfit

18:39 | Jul 31st, 2016

What happens when everyone in your family knows you're the black sheep? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of the Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
67 Chandrika: From India With Love

18:59 | Jul 17th, 2016

There's only one achievement greater than running an entire country... overcoming the awkwardness of being a teenager. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast.
66: I Hate Summer Vacation

21:12 | Jul 10th, 2016

Kids endure their version of a summer vacation from hell. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
65: Cold War Kids

27:23 | Jul 3rd, 2016

The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming! In honor of independence day, stories of kids who experienced both sides of the cold war. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
64 Carolyn: Dad vs The Love Boat

21:11 | Jun 19th, 2016

A religious father refuses to let his daughter get corrupted by The Love Boat and other 80s pop culture. The Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
63: Dazed and Confused

25:56 | Jun 12th, 2016

Just Say No? This is your brain on drugs? Find out the ridiculous and misguided ways teenagers actually deal with drugs. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast.
62 Naomi: Harry Potter Fan Fiction

26:20 | Jun 5th, 2016

A Harry Potter story unlike anything you've ever heard before -- the homoerotic fan fiction of a 12 year old straight girl. Featuring Cal Grant, Chris Libby & Daniel Franzese of Mean Girls and HBO's Looking. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member o...Show More
61: How Not To Masturbate (and Other Hollow Victories)

26:21 | May 22nd, 2016

Tales of teens answering the perennial question: Should I get it on... with myself? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast.
60 Angela: I Have Bad Gaydar

20:23 | May 15th, 2016

Diaries of a teenager who always seems to fall for guys who just aren't into women. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
59 Nicole: Don’t Mess with a Texas Momma

23:53 | May 8th, 2016

A teenager gets judgy when mom starts dating. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
58 Forbidden Crushes Part 3: My Secret Gay Crush

25:43 | Apr 24th, 2016

Part 3 of our series on Forbidden Crushes features a closeted teen who wants to pour her heart out to her crush but fears outing herself. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
57 Forbidden Crushes Part 2: The Janitor

25:25 | Apr 17th, 2016

Part 2 in the Forbidden Crushes Series features a teenager's infatuation with the school janitor. Mortified is a proud member of PRX from Radiotopia. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
56 Forbidden Crushes part 1: The Vice Principal

21:36 | Apr 10th, 2016

Part 1 in our Forbidden Crush Series features a teenager that obsessed over the school's most powerful authority figure. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
55: Bases Loaded

32:53 | Apr 3rd, 2016

Remember when 2nd Base was a really big deal? Just in time for opening day, Mortified journeys back to a time when the most exciting bases had absolutely nothing to do with baseball. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Lis...Show More
54: Don’t F*ck with Emiko

21:41 | Mar 20th, 2016

An outspoken goth uses the school newspaper to tell off the popular kids. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @getmortified.com/podcast.
53: Diary Of An Ugly American

21:51 | Mar 13th, 2016

American teenagers travel outside the US to become more worldly -- and fail miserably. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast.
52: The Period Piece (There Will Be Blood)

22:25 | Mar 6th, 2016

Women relive the horrors of the 1st time they faced "that time of the month." The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
51: How Not To Win An Oscar

33:01 | Feb 22nd, 2016

In honor of Awards Season, we present two tales of teenagers whose attempts at writing an epic screenplay fell far short of Oscar consideration. With special appearances by: Elijah Wood, Busy Philipps, Kevin McDonald, Curtis Armstrong and James Dent...Show More
50: I Was A Boy Band Fangirl

34:08 | Feb 15th, 2016

From those who "Hung Tough" to those who "Wanted It That Way," fan-girls share stories of their biggest boy band obsessions -- with a very special appearance from a boy band icon. As well as cameos by Song Expoder's Hrishikesh Hirway, Answer Me This...Show More
49: Why Do I Date A**Holes?

24:32 | Feb 8th, 2016

Celebrate the misery of Valentines with tales of teenagers who fall for heart-breakers and find themselves asking the age-old question... Why Do I Date A**Holes? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified....Show More
48: City Mouse vs Country Mouse

24:34 | Jan 25th, 2016

Dueling tales of teens that grew up in vastly different worlds. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of PRX from Radiotopia. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
47 Will: I Was A Teenage Media Mogul

35:32 | Jan 18th, 2016

This special episode of Mortified features the story of a closeted teenager who escapes the bullies at school and retreats into his bedroom where he creates an elaborate imaginary radio empire. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia fr...Show More
46 Jill: Dear Grandpa

21:31 | Jan 11th, 2016

A teenager writes her diary to her recently deceased grandfather -- only to share with him every graphic detail about her love life. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast.
Bonus Episode: Mortified Meets The Allusionist

17:02 | Jan 4th, 2016

In this bonus episode, Mortified's Dave Nadelberg and Neil Katcher visit The Allusionist and discuss the importance of keeping a diary with host Helen Zaltzman. The Mortified Podcast (and also The Allusionist) is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX...Show More
45 Emma: The Girl Who Cried Y2K

28:06 | Dec 28th, 2015

In honor of the New Year, Mortified goes back in time to the turn of the new millenium when one very concerned teenager went all out to prepare her family for worldwide catastrophe. And, hear some truly terrible teen poetry when we crown the winner ...Show More
44 Christina: Dear Santa, I Want A Headbanger

20:40 | Dec 21st, 2015

In honor of the holiday season, Mortified presents the story of a sheltered middle-schooler who writes to Santa Claus for a boyfriend. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Hear more at getmortified.com/podcast.
43: Boys DO Cry (w/ special guest CHVRCHES)

29:40 | Dec 7th, 2015

This special Mortified Mixtape episode is devoted to sensitive teenage guys who aren't afraid to wear their hearts on their sleeves. With a special performance from CHVRCHES. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen at...Show More
42 Jason: King of Scotland

19:21 | Nov 30th, 2015

A teenage misfit tries to empower himself by taking on the persona of a medieval Scottish King. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Hear more episodes at getmortified.com/podcast. Enter your own bad teen poem or lyrics in ...Show More
41 Jackie: How Not To Be Grateful

18:17 | Nov 23rd, 2015

In honor of Thanksgiving, we present the story of an ungrateful teenager who starts a gratitude journal in the hope of becoming a better person and still manages to miss the point. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Hear ...Show More
40 Sarah: Everyone Knows I Love You

22:00 | Nov 16th, 2015

A nerdy girl's over the top obsession with the popular boy in school. The Mortified Podcast is a member of Radiotopia from PRX. Hear more @ getmortified.com/podcast
39 Katie: My Stripper Play

18:25 | Nov 9th, 2015

A closeted college freshman uncovers the truth about her sexuality by writing a screenplay -- her version of Showgirls. Featuring special performances by Alison Brie (Community & Mad Men), Julianna Guill (Friday the 13th) and Cyrina Fiallo (My Alibi...Show More
38: Kids on The Campaign Trail

21:47 | Nov 2nd, 2015

In honor of primary season, Mortified presents two tales of kids who encounter politics and campaigning for the first time. Hear more episodes at getmortified.com/podcast. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Become a su...Show More
37: Mortified’s Monsters of Halloween

20:54 | Oct 26th, 2015

This special Mortified Mixtape to Halloween features three tales of kids obsessed with demons, vampires and ghosts. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Become a supporter of Radiotopia shows @ radiotopia.fm.
36 Tyler & Janelle: Love, America Online Style

21:41 | Oct 19th, 2015

Saved AOL chats from the 90s of a self-professed nerd and his high school crush. Together, they re-hash them, in all their comedic-tragic glory, in front of a live audience. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Hear mor...Show More
35 Colin: Don’t Tell Anyone I Like You

20:43 | Oct 12th, 2015

An incredibly shy teenager overcomes a speech impediment and works up the courage to ask out a girl. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Find all the episodes at getmortified.com/podcast
34 Jessica: I was a Ten Year-Old Maid

21:27 | Oct 5th, 2015

The diaries of a girl who went to work as a house maid at age 10, including cleaning the home of a popular classmate. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Visit getmortified.com/podcast.
33 Erin: My Dad Read My Diary!

16:39 | Sep 21st, 2015

When a rebellious teen discovers her Dad is reading her diary, she decides to give him some shocking reading material. Learn more at getmortified.com/podcast. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
32 Mike: Secret Diary of a H.S. Football Star

23:02 | Sep 14th, 2015

The journals of a secretly sensitive high school football player. Featuring a special interview with NFL Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson on the pressures of playing High School football in a Friday Night Lights small town. The Mortified Po...Show More
31: Mortified’s Tribute To Teachers’ Pets

24:29 | Sep 7th, 2015

To prove not everyone dreaded going back to school, Mortified presents a special mixtape episode devoted to the courageous kids who risk the scorn of peers to win the approval of their teachers. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia ...Show More
30 Darryl: The Horny Romantic

19:44 | Aug 31st, 2015

The journals of a confused teenager who waffles between his romantic side and his raging hormones. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at getmortified.com/podcast
29: Mortified’s Tribute to Neurotic Teens

20:15 | Aug 24th, 2015

Mortified pays tribute to growing up neurotic in this special Mortified Mixtape episode featuring two stories of teen neurotics negotiating romance for the first time. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Visit getmortifi...Show More
28 Xiomara: Searching for The Cure

19:35 | Aug 17th, 2015

The diaries of a teenager from the South Bronx who feels like an outcast when she falls in love with goth music. Featuring Special Guest Host, Lol Tolhurst, founding member of The Cure. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX...Show More
27 Jessica: I Was A Teen Prison Wife

21:47 | Aug 10th, 2015

The letters of a teenager desperately trying keep her boyfriend's spirits up while he serves time. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at getmortified.com/podcast
26 Robert: Holy Love Triangle

18:38 | Aug 3rd, 2015

The lovesick journals of a devout teenager whose girlfriend has her heart set on another man -- Jesus. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Visit getmortified.com.
25 Ashley: Why I Hate The SATs

16:46 | Jul 27th, 2015

The diaries of a high school misfit who in an attempt to fit in found herself in a series of epic, embarrassing moments -- culminating at the SATs. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. getmortified.com/podcast
24 Damian: Friends with Benefits

19:06 | Jul 20th, 2015

A closeted teenager learns that sometimes friends can suck (and that’s not always a bad thing). The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. getmortified.com.
23 Retta: The Academic

15:56 | Jul 13th, 2015

NBC's Parks & Recreation star, Retta, shares her geeky high school diaries on the Mortified stage. Proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at getmortified.com.
22 Joan: 50 Shades of Awkward

19:47 | Jul 6th, 2015

A pre-teen girl attempts to write a steamy sex scene. And gets everything wrong. Mortified Producer Anne Jensen guest hosts. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia. To learn more at getmortified.com.
21: Mortified’s Summer Camp Spectacular!

23:02 | Jun 29th, 2015

In honor of Independence Day, this special episode features two tales of kids getting their first taste of freedom from mom and dad at sleepaway camp. Learn more about Mortified at getmortified.com. Proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
20 Lizzy: My Semester in South Africa

24:53 | Jun 22nd, 2015

A sheltered American teen is quickly in over her head as a foreign exchange student in post-apartheid Johannesburg. Proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more about Mortified at getmortified.com.
19 Stacey: Life of the Party

17:28 | Jun 15th, 2015

Drugs! Booze! Boys! The diary of a teenage party girl in the 90s. Learn more about Mortified at getmortified.com. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
18 Jordan: Jurassic Park Fan Fiction

18:24 | Jun 8th, 2015

A sixth grader's failed attempt to write an alternate version of his favorite film, Jurassic Park. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
17 Katie: Saving Katharine Hepburn

18:08 | Jun 1st, 2015

In the 90's, a teenager sends fan letters to Katharine Hepburn in an attempt to save her from eternal damnation. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
16 Brooke: I Was A Teenage Witch

15:56 | May 25th, 2015

The diaries of a teenager's quest to become a Wiccan witch. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
15 Tynan: Peace! One Luv!

17:29 | May 18th, 2015

The journals of a momma's boy who, inspired by the Wu Tang Clan, wrote in his journals as if he were a hip hop star. (For fans of the documentary Mortified Nation, you may recognize Tynan. Listen to completely different journal entries than the ones...Show More
14 Jenny: Is My Boyfriend Gay?

18:32 | May 11th, 2015

The diaries of a high school girl whose first boyfriend is clearly gay. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
13 David: Mile High Club

18:12 | May 4th, 2015

The journals of a never-been-kissed teenager who makes a desperate attempt to join the mile high club. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
12 Keri: Handies are OK

16:16 | Apr 27th, 2015

A devout Christian teen writes to God in her diary seeking his blessing as she becomes sexually active for the first time. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
11 Heath: Lesser Than Zero

21:52 | Apr 20th, 2015

A high school class clown tries to convince his crush that he’s deep and edgy by writing a one-act play in the vein of Bret Easton Ellis’ Less Than Zero. Featuring special performances by Amber Benson and Adam Busch from TV's Buffy the Vampire Slayer...Show More
10 Sarah: Nerd Hunter

16:49 | Apr 13th, 2015

A precocious teenager goes on a quest to understand sex by hooking up with nerds at school - and records her findings in her diary ala The Kinsey Report. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member o...Show More
09 Steve: Gringo of the Year

20:51 | Apr 6th, 2015

The journals of an American teen who tries to change his preppy ways by volunteering in the remote villages of Mexico. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
08 Shelley: Are You There God? It’s Me, Shelley.

17:12 | Mar 30th, 2015

A neurotic teenager tries to calm her nerves about a boy by talking to herself -- and god -- in her diary. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. This episode is hosted b...Show More
07 Sherry: Good Cheer

18:43 | Mar 23rd, 2015

The diaries of a just-graduated high school cheerleader who embarks on a relationship with a local football coach. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
06 Adam: Rhyme or Reason

18:39 | Mar 16th, 2015

The pretentious poetry of a high school know-it-all who butts heads with his English Teacher. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
05 Alessandra: Lips

16:22 | Mar 9th, 2015

The high school diaries of a late bloomer determined to land her first boyfriend. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
04 Jimmy: Throw in the Towel

18:17 | Mar 2nd, 2015

The diaries of a closeted teenager who relied on pop songs and soap operas to survive high school. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
03 Kevin: Final Frontier

18:58 | Feb 23rd, 2015

A teenage Trekkie boldly goes wherever there are girls.. and writes about it in his middle school journals as if he were the Captain of the Enterprise.
02 Sakena: Mr. Telephone Man

13:38 | Feb 16th, 2015

The diary of a teenage girl in the 1980s who-- forbidden to go out on dates-- resorts to finding love via the phone. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
01 Tom: My Funny Valentine

15:48 | Feb 5th, 2015

The debut episode of The Mortified Podcast delivers a Valentine tribute to teen romance with a painfully earnest love letter from Feb 14, 1994. To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopi...Show More