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The Mortified Podcast

The Mortified Podcast
The Mortified Podcast

Description

The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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Society & Culture

Episodes

176: Mortified’s Battle of the Teenage Rock Gods

Nov 1, 2019 31:00

Description:

Can the strange songs we wrote as kids be transformed into pop gold? Mortified presents a music competition unlike any other that pits awkward teenage lyrics in a battle for musical supremacy. Featuring Jackie Tohn, Blake Lewis and Elliott Yamin of American Idol fame.

Listen to all eps @ getmortified.com

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

175: I Don't Get How Sex Works

Oct 20, 2019 26:32

Description:

Tales of hormone-fueled teenagers who are so busy sweating the details of getting busy. 

Featuring: Erotic fiction written by a horny virgin. The Tale of a girl whose trying to figure out the mechanics of her first physical relationship.

Listen to all eps at getmortified.com Find other Mortified episodes about teen sexual confusion.

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

174: Teen Angst in the Twin Cities

Oct 6, 2019 32:13

Description:

This week, Mortified travels north for two tales of Teen Angst in Twin Cities. The story of a girl who can’t seem to admit her feelings for a boy in her class. And another tale where a girl can’t admit her feelings about boys (or girls).

Listen to all eps @ getmortified.com.

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

This episode is made possible with support from: Betterhelp online therapy; Purple Mattress (Text MORTIFIED to 84-888); Native Deodorant & Flick Candles. (Use promo code Mortified to redeem offers).

173: I Still Have An Imaginary Friend

Sep 15, 2019 30:29

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Can you still have an imaginary friend even if you're not a little kid anymore? This week, we pay tribute to the make-believe friends that got us through childhood.

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Bonus content and all eps @ getmortified.com!

Check out our newest supporter, Flick Candles!

172: I Love A Jock

Sep 1, 2019 32:46

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How hard is it to date someone known for playing games? The twists and turns of falling for high school athletes. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Bonus content and all eps at getmortified.com.

171: Band Geeks Rule!

Aug 18, 2019 24:32

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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!?

Aug 5, 2019 23:41

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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

Jul 21, 2019 27:15

Description:

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 Beatlemania?

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series at @ getmortified.com

168: Roughing It

Jul 6, 2019 26:28

Description:

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 proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps and find out how to see us live at getmortified.com.

167: Stoners

Jun 16, 2019 30:10

Description:

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 PRX.

166: My Diary is a Jane Austen Novel

Jun 2, 2019 27:47

Description:

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. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com

This episode is made with the support by our friends at Article.

165: The Deathisode pt2: I'm Not Going to Die a Virgin!

May 21, 2019 38:49

Description:

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 Deathisode pt1: Interrupting Cow) @ getmortified.com

Love the podcast? Support Radiotopia!!

164: Moms Never Win

May 5, 2019 21:16

Description:

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 all eps @ getmortified.com. Mortified is a proud member of PRX from Radiotopia.

163: The Deathisode pt1: Interrupting Cow

Apr 14, 2019 45:32

Description:

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 of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps @ getmortified.com

162: Love Hurts: Grade School Edition

Mar 31, 2019 28:48

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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

Mar 17, 2019 36:32

Description:

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 getmortified.com.

A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Made thanks to the support of Article.

160: Age/Sex/Location pt 2

Mar 3, 2019 32:23

Description:

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 to all eps at getmortified.com.

159: Age/Sex/Location pt 1

Feb 15, 2019 27:32

Description:

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 proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com.

158: My Mormon Valentine

Feb 3, 2019 31:20

Description:

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 @ getmortified.com.

157: Brotherly Love

Jan 20, 2019 29:11

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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 for this episode comes from our friends at Shine and Audible.

156: Magical Thinking

Jan 6, 2019 29:52

Description:

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.com.

155: The Naughty List

Dec 16, 2018 31:47

Description:

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 getmortified.com.

Support independent artists by donating to Radiotopia. Donate by December 21st and you’ll be eligible to receive lots of great benefits — including a retro arcade night with the Mortified crew!

154: Soap Operas Are My Life pt2

Dec 9, 2018 20:09

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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 getmortified.com.

Bonus Episode featuring The Radiotopia Family

Dec 6, 2018 15:58

Description:

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

Dec 2, 2018 26:01

Description:

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

Nov 19, 2018 32:47

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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 lifelong friendship.

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes at getmortified.com.

This episode is supported by Simple Contacts, Quip, Nectar and Bombas.

151: Confessions of a Catholic School Girl

Nov 11, 2018 38:51

Description:

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, Simple Contacts & Nectar.

150: Stick it to the Man

Nov 4, 2018 30:33

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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, Mortified is supported by our Everlane and Bombas.

149: Puberty Transformed Me Into A Monster

Oct 14, 2018 29:54

Description:

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 Netflix. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes at getmortified.

148: I Love Lord of the Rings

Oct 7, 2018 38:40

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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 Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps at getmortified.com. This episode was made with the support of Nectar and Bombas.

147: Does Dating Karma Exist?

Sep 30, 2018 27:52

Description:

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

Sep 16, 2018 31:07

Description:

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 Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com.

This week’s episode is supported by Bombas.

145: My Journal Was My Coach

Sep 9, 2018 31:03

Description:

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 here.

This week, Mortified is supported by Nectar and RX Bar.

144: My First Job

Aug 31, 2018 28:35

Description:

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 very first office job.  And featuring a special appearance by Ronnie Vannucci of The Killers. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member ofRadiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps getmortified.com.

This episode is made possible in part with the support of Quip.

143: International Affairs

Aug 19, 2018 29:13

Description:

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 support of Care/Of and Talkspace.

142: I’m No Princess

Aug 12, 2018 30:14

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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

Aug 5, 2018 31:39

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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. Listen to all eps here!

 

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

Jul 15, 2018 32:30

Description:

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 Burnham and it’s star,  Elsie Fisher. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all eps here.

139: Iron Maidens

Jul 8, 2018 30:36

Description:

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 episodeshere.  Support for this episode comes from Quip and Nutrafol.

 

138: Romance Rocks! (w/ special guest Johnny Marr)

Jul 1, 2018 37:31

Description:

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 come from the mattress gurus at Nectar.

 

137: Daaaaaaad!!

Jun 17, 2018 28:07

Description:

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 ofRadiotopia from PRX.  Listen to all episodes.

This episode is supported by the Tesla of toothbrushes. Get Quip!

136: Chicano PRIDE

Jun 10, 2018 32:32

Description:

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 by Talkspace and Simplisafe. Listen to all episodes here.

135: College PRIDE

Jun 3, 2018 41:13

Description:

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 episodeshere.

134: I Was a Total Prankster

May 20, 2018 34:17

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“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.  Listen to all episodes!

Made with the support of our friends at Simplisafe and Away.

133: What Not to Admit in Your Class Journal

May 13, 2018 32:02

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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 allepisodes!  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.  This episode was made with the support of our friends at Simplisafe.

132: I’m Totally Obsessed With You

May 6, 2018 26:40

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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 with the support of our friends at Live Nation and Simplisafe.

Listen to all episodes.

131: Please Read My Livejournal!

Apr 15, 2018 29:33

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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 proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes.

Thanks to our newest supporter, Meez Meals. Offer code Mortified for 50% first order.

130: Girl Power

Apr 8, 2018 25:54

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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

Apr 1, 2018 22:37

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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 getmortified.com 

This episode is supported in part by the kind people that make truly comfortable beds at Nectar.

 

128: Kid Perfectionists

Mar 18, 2018 24:16

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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

Mar 11, 2018 22:19

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The story of a shy teenager who wanted to meet the man of her dreams. Or at the very least, a straight guy. But some things are easier dreamed than done. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com.

This episode is made possible in part with the support of Nectar.  Special Offer for Mortified Listeners at nectarsleep.com/mortified.

126: I Would Die to Meet JTT

Mar 4, 2018 27:55

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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 tweens who would have died to meet JTT.

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com

125 Noam: The Unorthodox Jew

Feb 18, 2018 23:25

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The tale of Noam Osband, a rebellious boy raised in an Orthodox Jewish community who questions everything through poetry and song lyrics. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge @ getmortified.com

Watch us too! The Mortified Guide tv series is now available on Netflix and Amazon.

 

 

124: Saved by the Bo

Feb 11, 2018 22:34

Description:

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 and on Amazon Feb 1. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com

 

 

 

 

123: My Gothic Valentine

Feb 4, 2018 18:45

Description:

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)

Jan 14, 2018 29:57

Description:

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 all @ getmortified.com

121: My Dad Also Wrote a Porno

Jan 7, 2018 24:29

Description:

What’s the very worst way to learn about the birds and the bees from your parents? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com.

120: The Virgin Episode

Dec 31, 2017 21:07

Description:

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

Dec 17, 2017 28:52

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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)

Dec 10, 2017 25:22

Description:

Were you a Christmas Grinch or a hopeful Who? Two of kids at Christmas (and Chanukah).  Featuring a special appearance by Mara Wilson (Miracle on 34th Street, Matilda).  Check out her new book “Where Am I Now? True stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame.”

The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.  Listen to all @ getmortified.com.

 

117: Let’s Get Married!

Dec 3, 2017 26:27

Description:

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!

Nov 19, 2017 27:24

Description:

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 episodes @ getmortified.com

115: The Only Living Lesbian on Long Island

Nov 12, 2017 27:36

Description:

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

Nov 5, 2017 32:24

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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 proud member of PRX from Radiotopia. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

113: I Was A Teenage Horror Writer

Oct 15, 2017 32:50

Description:

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)

Oct 8, 2017 23:38

Description:

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

Oct 1, 2017 30:54

Description:

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 Radiotopia from PRX.

110: The Student and The Teacher

Sep 17, 2017 22:34

Description:

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

Sep 10, 2017 26:44

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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

Sep 3, 2017 24:56

Description:

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 @ getmortified.com

107: One Hundred Percent Jersey Girl

Aug 20, 2017 27:34

Description:

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)

Aug 13, 2017 28:58

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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 Meath and Nick Sanborn of Sylvan Esso. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com

105: How to Become a Catfish

Aug 6, 2017 20:35

Description:

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

Jul 16, 2017 30:31

Description:

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

Jul 9, 2017 23:56

Description:

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)

Jul 2, 2017 32:03

Description:

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 @ getmortified.com.

101 Bren: My Best Friends are Movies of the Week

Jun 18, 2017 26:30

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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)

Jun 11, 2017 36:42

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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.com.

Also, check out the Nancy Podcast with Kathy and Tobin!

99: Mortified, Interrupted

Jun 2, 2017 34:40

Description:

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 Hustle. Listen to other Radiotopia podcasts give their take on “Doing Time” at radiotopia.fm.

98: Mean Girls (w/ Daniel Franzese)

May 21, 2017 27:53

Description:

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 PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com

97: 20th Century Moms (w/ Mike Mills)

May 14, 2017 27:54

Description:

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). The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com.

96 Jesse: My Two Moms

May 7, 2017 22:32

Description:

What happens when you live in fear of everyone in school finding out your moms are gay? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com

95: Not THAT 70’s Show

Apr 16, 2017 29:30

Description:

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 No Bone Blues.”

94: Hunger Games

Apr 9, 2017 31:27

Description:

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 @ getmortified.com/podcast.

93: My Starter Romance

Apr 2, 2017 30:34

Description:

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

Mar 19, 2017 25:30

Description:

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

Mar 12, 2017 26:32

Description:

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 @ getmortified.com/podcast.

 

90: Kid Criminals (feat. Phoebe Judge)

Mar 5, 2017 26:49

Description:

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 @ thisiscriminal.com

Special thanks to Phoebe Judge & Lauren Spohrer.

89: An Ode to Childhood Pets

Feb 19, 2017 31:03

Description:

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

Feb 12, 2017 33:50

Description:

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 @ getmortified.com/podcast

87: Kids That Protest

Feb 5, 2017 26:05

Description:

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 (feat. Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit)

Jan 22, 2017 36:29

Description:

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 music by Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit. With special appearances by Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist and Answer Me This and Dr. Martin Zaltz Austwick from Answer Me This and Song by Song. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

85 Celebrity Obsession Pt2: Dear Mr. Belvedere

Jan 15, 2017 22:11

Description:

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 member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

84 Celebrity Obsession Pt1: Fan Letters

Jan 8, 2017 31:35

Description:

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 Micucci. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast.

83: My New Year’s Resolution is…You

Dec 18, 2016 21:58

Description:

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

Dec 11, 2016 24:28

Description:

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.com/

81 Diary of a Trans Man: Confessions of Kelly Shortandqueer

Dec 4, 2016 25:03

Description:

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 congrats to our friends at The Heart podcast for winning Best Documentary at Third Coast International Festival for their episode, “Miraya.”

80: It’s A Family Affair

Nov 20, 2016 24:18

Description:

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

Nov 13, 2016 22:10

Description:

The tale of a first generation girl stuck between parents who think she’s getting out of control and schoolmates who assume she’s just a quiet bookish type.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.  Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

78: Revenge of the Redheaded Nerds

Nov 6, 2016 18:35

Description:

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.”  Hosted by Associate Producer, Pooja Bhatt.  Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.  Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

Thanks to our newest supporters, Smartypants Vitamins. Smartypantsvitamins.com

77: My Worst Fear

Oct 24, 2016 25:07

Description:

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

Oct 16, 2016 54:12

Description:

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 House correspondent TAMARA KEITH. Take a moment to support storytelling podcasts like The Mortified Podcast, The Heart, 99% Invisible and Song Exploder by contributing to the Radiotopia 2016 Fundraiser at radiotopia.fm. There are really some great rewards too! Listen to all Mortified episodes @getmortified.com/podcast

75: Confessions of a Duran Duran Fan

Oct 9, 2016 24:53

Description:

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

Oct 2, 2016 16:02

Description:

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

Sep 18, 2016 19:33

Description:

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

Sep 11, 2016 21:13

Description:

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

Sep 4, 2016 17:11

Description:

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

Aug 14, 2016 19:56

Description:

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

Aug 7, 2016 23:07

Description:

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

Jul 31, 2016 18:39

Description:

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

Jul 17, 2016 18:59

Description:

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

Jul 10, 2016 21:12

Description:

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

Jul 3, 2016 27:23

Description:

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

Jun 19, 2016 21:11

Description:

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

Jun 12, 2016 25:56

Description:

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

Jun 5, 2016 26:20

Description:

A Harry Potter story unlike anything you’ve 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 of Radiotopia from PRX.   Listen @ getmortified.com

61: How Not To Masturbate (and Other Hollow Victories)

May 22, 2016 26:21

Description:

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

May 15, 2016 20:23

Description:

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

May 8, 2016 23:53

Description:

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

Apr 24, 2016 25:43

Description:

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

Apr 17, 2016 25:25

Description:

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

Apr 10, 2016 21:36

Description:

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

Apr 3, 2016 32:53

Description:

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. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

 

54: Don’t F*ck with Emiko

Mar 20, 2016 21:41

Description:

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

Mar 13, 2016 21:51

Description:

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)

Mar 6, 2016 22:25

Description:

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

Feb 22, 2016 33:01

Description:

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 Denton.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

50: I Was A Boy Band Fangirl

Feb 15, 2016 34:08

Description:

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 Exploder’s Hrishikesh Hirway, Answer Me This’ Martin Austwick & The Memory Palace’s Nate Dimeo. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

49: Why Do I Date A**Holes?

Feb 8, 2016 24:32

Description:

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.com/podcast

48: City Mouse vs Country Mouse

Jan 25, 2016 24:34

Description:

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

Jan 18, 2016 35:32

Description:

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 from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast

46 Jill: Dear Grandpa

Jan 11, 2016 21:31

Description:

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

Jan 4, 2016 17:02

Description:

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. Visit getmortified.com/podcast to hear more.

45 Emma: The Girl Who Cried Y2K

Dec 28, 2015 28:06

Description:

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 of Mortified’s Awkward Teen Poetry Contest!   The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

44 Christina: Dear Santa, I Want A Headbanger

Dec 21, 2015 20:40

Description:

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)

Dec 7, 2015 29:40

Description:

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 getmortified.com/podcast.  Find out how to share your worst adolescent poetry in Mortified’s Tournament of Awkward Teen Poetry at getmortified.com/poetry.

42 Jason: King of Scotland

Nov 30, 2015 19:21

Description:

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 Mortified’s Tournament of Awkard Teen Poetry @ getmortified.com/poetry.

41 Jackie: How Not To Be Grateful

Nov 23, 2015 18:17

Description:

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 more at getmortified.com/podcast

40 Sarah: Everyone Knows I Love You

Nov 16, 2015 22:00

Description:

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

Nov 9, 2015 18:25

Description:

A closeted college freshman tries to come to terms with her sexuality by writing a screenplay that had more in common with the  movie, Showgirls, than her actual life.  Featuring special performances by Alison Brie (Community & Mad Men), Julianna Guill (Friday the 13th) and Cyrina Fiallo (My Alibi). The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Be a part of the movement at radiotopia.fm.

38: Kids on The Campaign Trail

Nov 2, 2015 21:47

Description:

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 supporter at radiotopia.fm.

37: Mortified’s Monsters of Halloween

Oct 26, 2015 20:54

Description:

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

Oct 19, 2015 21:41

Description:

The saved AOL chats of Tyler, a self-professed nerd and Janelle, 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 more at getmortified.com/podcast

35 Colin: Don’t Tell Anyone I Like You

Oct 12, 2015 20:43

Description:

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

Oct 5, 2015 21:27

Description:

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!

Sep 21, 2015 16:39

Description:

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

Sep 14, 2015 23:02

Description:

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 Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.  Listen at getmortified.com/podcast.

31: Mortified’s Tribute To Teachers’ Pets

Sep 7, 2015 24:29

Description:

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 from PRX. Hear more at getmortified.com/podcast.

30 Darryl: The Horny Romantic

Aug 31, 2015 19:44

Description:

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

Aug 24, 2015 20:15

Description:

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 getmortified.com/podcast.

28 Xiomara: Searching for The Cure

Aug 17, 2015 19:35

Description:

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.  Learn more at getmortified.com/podcast

27 Jessica: I Was A Teen Prison Wife

Aug 10, 2015 21:47

Description:

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

Aug 3, 2015 18:38

Description:

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

Jul 27, 2015 16:46

Description:

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

Jul 20, 2015 19:06

Description:

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

Jul 13, 2015 15:56

Description:

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

Jul 6, 2015 19:47

Description:

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!

Jun 29, 2015 23:02

Description:

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

Jun 22, 2015 24:53

Description:

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

Jun 15, 2015 17:28

Description:

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

Jun 8, 2015 18:24

Description:

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

Jun 1, 2015 18:08

Description:

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

May 25, 2015 15:56

Description:

The diaries of a teenage 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!

May 18, 2015 17:29

Description:

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 he shared in the film).  To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

14 Jenny: Is My Boyfriend Gay?

May 11, 2015 18:32

Description:

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

May 4, 2015 18:12

Description:

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

Apr 27, 2015 16:16

Description:

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

Apr 20, 2015 21:52

Description:

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.  To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

10 Sarah: Nerd Hunter

Apr 13, 2015 16:49

Description:

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 of Radiotopia from PRX.

 

 

09 Steve: Gringo of the Year

Apr 6, 2015 20:51

Description:

The journals of an American teen who tries to shed his preppy background 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.

Mar 30, 2015 17:12

Description:

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 by Mortified’s Artistic Director, Neil Katcher.

07 Sherry: Good Cheer

Mar 23, 2015 18:43

Description:

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

Mar 16, 2015 18:39

Description:

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

Mar 9, 2015 16:22

Description:

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

Mar 2, 2015 18:17

Description:

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

Feb 23, 2015 18:58

Description:

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.   To learn more about Mortified visit getmortified.com.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

02 Sakena: Mr. Telephone Man

Feb 16, 2015 13:38

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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

Feb 5, 2015 15:48

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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 Radiotopia from PRX.