The Mortified Podcast

The Mortified Podcast

By Mortified Media and Radiotopia

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.

Podcast produced by Neil Katcher and David Nadelberg. Stage show created by David Nadelberg. Learn more: GetMortified.com

Episodes

252 Plenty of Fish

Surprise episode! Hear the journal of Brett Freedman, a closeted middle schooler in the 1980s who tries to keep 2 things alive— his fish and his hopes for romance. Recorded in Los Angeles. Featured in our encore segment: Jimmy Radosta’s Grinch-y Christmas journal, recorded in Portland, OR. And stay tuned, a batch of new episodes are coming in the first half of 2024. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Produced by Neil Katcher and David Nadelberg.
21/11/23·34m 10s

Robot Diaries + Announcement

We share an update about the future of the podcast. Plus, Robots diaries!
23/01/23·12m 14s

251: Secret Lives of the Well Behaved

No one is just a teacher’s pet or a goody two shoes... The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. We are taking a hiatus from new episodes and working on some exciting new projects we hope to share very soon. In the meantime, binge the entire series, re-listen to your favorites.
19/12/22·28m 36s

250: For Bonnie, Carolyn and Rachel

This week, we honor the lives of Mortified participants who are no longer with us by hearing their stories. A special episode featuring the hilarious performances of Carolyn Martone, Bonnie Schupp and Rachel Sieradzki. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
04/12/22·48m 37s

249: This Isn't Going to Last

Tales of teenagers hellbent on making their first shot at love a lasting one. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Please support independent podcasting and all of our creative colleagues at Radiotopia by giving to Radiotopia’s fall fundraiser.
21/11/22·24m 31s

248: Colin Quinn + Tyra Banks

From smart ass comedians to supermodels, kids find inspiration from unlikely sources. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series! See Mortified Live! This episode is made possible with support from Betterhelp.
06/11/22·28m 54s

247: Tale of Two Hippies

Power to the Flower Child! Tales of teenage hippies that came of age in the 70s. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series!
16/10/22·31m 37s

246: I Was An Artsy Kid (w/ Gillian Jacobs & Rider Strong)

Ever think you were the deep artist type? Tales of shy kids who get creative as a way to fit in. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge [the entire series](http:// http://www.getmortified.com/podcast).
02/10/22·24m 55s

245: Truth, Dare and Cher

The tale of one kid who’s convinced quickest way to a kiss is Truth or Dare. Also, a girl who becomes convinced only superstar Cher can save her. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series!
18/09/22·23m 15s

244: Jessica's Diary

What do you get when you combine Luke Perry, bowel movements and vacuuming strange people's homes? The diaries of a adolescent girl named Jessica. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
04/09/22·30m 21s

243: I Want You Back

From obsessing over a vacation fling to pining for an old flame, tales of teenagers who worry they're going to miss out on their one true love. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
21/08/22·35m 20s

242: I Had A Mean Streak

Tales of teens who went through a super crabby phase and captured it all in their journals. An episode that proves diaries are definitely the best place to vent your most frustrations and judgments. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Bing the series. Check out upcoming Mortified live events in your area.
07/08/22·26m 58s

241: Homesick in India

A first generation American comes face to face with her Indian roots. Plus, a favorite from the podcast vault, a religious Jew goes on vacation and tries being non-kosher for a day. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
18/07/22·29m 6s

240: I Want Some Action

Ever feel like Tina from Bob's Burgers? Tales of hormonally frustrated teens on the lookout for the slightest bit of romance. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series!
04/07/22·27m 40s

239: I Love Musicals

From Kelly to Justin, to Moulin Rouge... tales of kids who go on epic adventures, all because of their love of a musical. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.
19/06/22·29m 21s

238: My Inner Wednesday Addams

Kids born with a gift for gloom. Tales for the Wednesday Addams lurking in all of us. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
05/06/22·18m 17s

237: Brownies & Ben Affleck

A college student experiences emotional Armageddon and a middle schooler falls for the star of Armageddon, years before he was famous. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series!
15/05/22·27m 13s

236: Harvard Material

If only Good Will Hunting kept a diary. Hear the inner-most thoughts of two teenagers that set out to break the Ivy league mold. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
01/05/22·31m 43s

235: Sweet Valley High + Animorphs

What was your very favorite book series growing up? From Sweet Valley to Animorphs, meet the kids who created thinly veiled versions of their own. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
17/04/22·33m 21s

234: Model UN + Czech Mates

This week, teenagers try their hand at foreign diplomacy. First, a story about a teenager who crushes it at the mock UN. Then, another teenager engages in foreign affairs while spending the semester in the Czech Republic. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen
03/04/22·30m 51s

233: Mom Gets It On

What's it like when your parent re-enters the dating world? Tales of teenagers coming face to face with their single mothers’ love life. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to the entire series.
20/03/22·25m 23s

232: Writing to God

Is anyone up there listening? Religious kids take the power of prayer to the next level, by using their journal directly to communicate directly with their almighty. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series!
07/03/22·28m 29s

Bonus Episode: Making Trouble

The story of a high school student who goes too far in an attempt to teach his arch enemy teacher a lesson in fairness. This special episode of Mortified is a part of Radiotopia’s winter fundraiser. Your support helps foster independent, artist-owned podcasts and award-winning stories. Donate today. Thank you! Parent of a 9-13 year old? Check out the version of this story first aired on Ooh You’re In Trouble here.
25/02/22·12m 11s

231: Songs in the Key of Tom

A teenage misfit sets out to win over his classmates by writing songs in the style of his pop heroes: Cher, Bette Midler and The B-52’s. Featuring Tom Lenk (Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV series & co-host of the podcast, Undressing Bridgerton.) The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Foster independent, artist-owned podcasting and award-winning storytelling by donating to Radiotopia’s Winter Fundraiser.
20/02/22·19m 19s

230: Jonas Brothers, Hanson & Dream Street

Who's your favorite Jonas Brother? Remember Dream Street? This week, we celebrate 7 years of The Mortified Podcast by revisiting one of our most popular topics. Boy band fandom. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series. Were you a big boy band fan? Check out episode 50, our tribute to boyband fandom produced in 2016.
06/02/22·35m 1s

229: A Message to My Future Self

Wonder what the new year will bring? How ‘bout the rest of your life? Mortified ushers in 2022 with kids' bold predictions for their future selves. Featuring a middle schooler’s fictional autobiography, planning out the rest of their life. And the tale of a first generation American determined to blaze her own path. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
23/01/22·21m 23s

228: Friends or Rivals?

Ever felt competitive with your BFF? Tales of fiercely competitive kids who can’t help but see their closest friends as bitter rivals. Featuring: the tale of a girl who was convinced her BFF had it all and the story of a kid who felt competitive with just about all of her closest friends. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.
19/12/21·30m 54s

227: My Sexually Frustrated Fiction (w/ Martin Starr & more)

Teens who cope with mounting sexual frustration by penning their greatest fantasies. SEGMENT 1: Philip Dawkins shares a play he wrote as a closeted teen. SEGMENT 2: Megan Nevels brings to life her Law Order fan fic with the help of actors Martin Starr, Alessandra Torresani, Avital Ash. Binge the entire series! The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
05/12/21·30m 4s

226: I'm In Love With My Straight Friend

What happens when you feel too close to your best friend? Tales of torturous unrequited love. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
22/11/21·32m 46s

225: Why Am I So Pissed Off?

Did being a teenager constantly get under your skin too? This week, teen diaries that dwell in outrage, frustration and total annoyance. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series!
08/11/21·22m 23s

224: Hadley's Playground

A closeted teenager pens an epic novel trying to convince himself he's not gay. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge all episodes!
17/10/21·22m 59s

223: The Science Of Love

Tales of teenagers who try to apply their scientific minds to matters of the heart. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series!
03/10/21·25m 8s

222: My Pop Culture Obsession (Jenna Fischer, Katie Holmes, Zach De La Rocha)

Can a pop culture crush help us understand who we are? This week, the celebrity infatuations that define us in unexpected ways. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to the entire series. This week, we’re supported by Dipsea Stories and Sakara.
19/09/21·26m 46s

221: Two Mighty Misfits

A tribute to the outcast in all of us. Trials and tribulations of growing up when you’re convinced you just don't fit in. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Want more episodes like this? Binge the series or check out ep 131:Please Read my Live Journal and ep 108: The New Kid.
05/09/21·25m 44s

220: It Happened in Hebrew School

Apparently, you can a lot more than just religion at Hebrew School. Tales of kids whose search for love and acceptance took on biblical proportions. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series!
15/08/21·32m 18s

219: I Want To Be More Than Friends

Ever fallen for a friend? What happens when teenagers attempt to transform their friendships into relationships? The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.
01/08/21·27m 8s

218: Foodies

From a fried food lover to a high school vegan to the childhood writings of TV chef. Tales of kids and cuisine. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series! Check out the Come On Over podcast featuring today’s guests, Jeff and Emily Mauro.
18/07/21·23m 24s

217: Totally Out of My League

Is it possible to find love with someone you're convinced is way cooler than you? Tales of teenagers who find themselves falling for someone they're sure is totally out of their league. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Looking more Mortification? Check out episodes… 172: When Jocks Were My Jam and 132: I’m Totally Obsessed With You.
04/07/21·39m 29s

216: Joyride

What happens when a middle schooler borrows mom’s car? A special summer vacation episode featuring a story from our other series, Ooh You’re in Trouble.
20/06/21·27m 38s

215: You Need to Convert

Tales of teenagers that prove saving souls is hard work. Especially when it's your own soul. This week’s episode includes the diary of a girl who keeps a checklist of kids to convert and the lyrics of a closeted teen forced into conversion therapy. Want more mortification? Binge the series. Our podcast network, Radiotopia, needs your help during the Spring Fundraiser to support independent creators. Donate today to support the artist-owned shows you love. Go to  https://on.prx.org/3wl9pWn. 
06/06/21·31m 57s

214: Wrong Distance Relationships

Does absence make the teenage heart grow fonder? Or does it make it wander? Hear the tales of teenagers in love who refuse to let being apart tear them apart. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series. Need some family friendly listening? Check out our podcast for tweens: Ooh You’re in Trouble.
16/05/21·31m 51s

213: I Need a Vacation

Remember the excitement of your first big trip? From a school trip to the capitol to backpacking through Southeast Asia, tales of teens hit by the travel bug only to discover what bugs them about traveling. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to the entire series.
02/05/21·24m 31s

212: If You Love Me, Prove It

How do you know if the person you're dating is as into the relationship as you are? This week, the adolescent schemes we cook up to quantify our sweetheart’s devotion. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge the series.
18/04/21·30m 19s

211: I'm Deeper Than You

"Am I wearing a mask or is this my face?" The epically philosophical diaries of teenagers who are convinced they're deeper than most of their peers. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes.
04/04/21·27m 44s

210: I Wanted to be a Hip Hop Legend

What if all you needed to discover your true self were two turntables, a microphone and some sick rhymes? Tales of kids who find themselves through hip hop. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series. This episode is made with the support of our friends at: Catan (code: mortified) [Better Help](http:// betterhelp.com/mortified) and Everdell (code: 10mortified).
21/03/21·32m 52s

209: Un-True Crime feat. Danny Pudi

Teenagers who set up out to become mystery writers only to discover the hardest problem to solve is…writing. Featuring a special performance from Danny Pudi (Community, Duck Tales). The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the entire series.
07/03/21·31m 44s

208: Let's Party! feat. Ophira Eisenberg

Ever go through a partying phase? This week, 2 tales of teenagers exploring their wild side. Featuring Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s Ask Me Another, Moth) and Denzer DeMatteo. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series. Play the home game.
21/02/21·24m 12s

207: I Can't Resist Bad Boys

He’s edgy, rebellious and your parents don’t like him and that’s just what makes him so irresistible. Tales of teenage girls who are drawn to the bad boy. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.
07/02/21·29m 27s

206: Hometown Heroes

Were you afraid no one in your high school would remember you? This week, we present tales of teenagers who, for better or worse, make an indelible mark on the places where they grew up. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes.
24/01/21·29m 56s

205: Mortified Meditation

Feeling as anxious as we are? This week, in effort to help calm our nerves, we offer a silly Mortified meditation. Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen and binge the series.
10/01/21·18m 22s

204: I'm So Over You

How do you break up with a calendar year? Start by listening to tales of teenagers that do their damndest to move on from heartbreak. One, a story of a teenager during the Vietnam War era who tries to get over her ex before he comes back from being stationed overseas. And the other, a story of an exchange student who makes a long, awkward goodbye to her first boyfriend. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Want more mortifying break up tales?
20/12/20·30m 41s

203: Screw Your Traditions

Celebrating this year without some of your favorite holiday traditions? Commiserate with these kids who attempt to start new traditions and uphold old ones. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.
06/12/20·40m 33s

202: Troublemakers

What happens when kids do the opposite of what they're told? Celebrate the launch of our new podcast, Ooh You’re In Trouble with 2 stories of kids breaking the rules. Featuring the diary of a girl determined to stay on the right side of the law. Plus, a sneak peek of our new podcast with a story of a kid who commits a delicious crime. Learn more about Ooh You’re In Trouble. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
15/11/20·36m 49s

201: Rachel's Diary

Dear Diary, Who Am I? A 4th grader tries to solve a mystery about why she feels different. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia. Listen to the whole series. Autism Resources: Autism Self-Advocacy Group, [Autistic Women and Non-Binary Network](http:// https://awnnetwork.org/), Wrong Planet Forums, The Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum, The Real Experts: Readings for Parents of Autistic Children 
01/11/20·31m 24s

200: What Have We Learned from 200 Episodes?

The Mortified crew looks back at lessons we’ve learned about growing up and keeping a diary from over 5 years and 200 episodes of making the podcast. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series.
18/10/20·33m 49s

199: I Can't Believe I Did That

Mortified staff invites listeners to play along in this sneak peak of our awesome new party game -- I Can't Believe I Did That. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes. Play along with us!
04/10/20·40m 43s

198: I'm Obsessed w My BFF (w PEN15's Anna Konkle and Maya Erskine)

The magic and intensity of middle school BFFs. Featuring Pen15’s Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle. For more episodes adolescent friendship, check out 172 about imaginary friends and 101, where a girl’s best friend is a TV movie. Need something that’s fun and bonding to do with your BFF’s? Order our new party game, “I Can’t Believe I Did That!” Then play it over zoom! For more Maya and Anna, check out Season 2 of Pen15 now streaming on Hulu.
20/09/20·32m 6s

197: Adventures in Homeschooling

What's it like to be a homeschooled teenager? And what happens when you get out? Featuring Rain Phoenix. Binge the series. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Find Aleka’s Attic’s music and the LaunchLeft Podcast.
06/09/20·35m 40s

196: How TV Saved My Life

The epic tale of an imaginary TV Network that helped one teenager overcome isolation. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia. Binge the series. This episode was made with the support of our friends at Better Help, Super Lucky and Meez Meals.
22/08/20·47m 7s

195: I Need a Pen Pal

Feeling socially distant from your BFFs? Feel comforted by retro tales of teenagers who discovered the power of pen pals to get through their awkward years. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the rest of the series. Hear other episodes featuring Mortified participant, Will Seymour, I Was a Teenage Media Mogul and Everyone’s A Critic. This week, Mortified is made with support from Article and Caviar (Download the app from Apple Store or Google Play store.)
02/08/20·31m 31s

194: Totally Clueless Makeovers

Clueless is 25 years old? Whatever! From geek to chic and prep to punk, tales of teenage makeovers inspired by the coming of age classic. Featuring the real high school diaries of Elisa (“Amber”) Donovan and more! The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge the series!
19/07/20·32m 29s

193: Dude Poets Society

Can a poem win over a total stranger's heart? Find out what happens when desperate teenage boys pour their hearts out through poetry. Want more romance? Check out Boys DO Cry and Don’t Tell Anyone I Like You. Or just binge. Mortified is a very proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
05/07/20·25m 26s

192: What I Learned From My Parents

Teenagers confront the notion of living out their parents’ wishes. A teenage girl feels confined by her parents’ narrow expectations. And when a teenage boy decides to go along with his dad’s expectations, he learns a lesson in how to rewrite his family history.  Featuring Nygel Turner, co-host of Adult-ISH from YR Media and Radiotopia. Binge, listen and laugh with all episodes of The Mortified Podcast.
20/06/20·34m 15s

191: Most Likely to Save Us from a Global Crisis

To honor of 2020’s graduating class, we present the precocious kids that are Most Likely to Save Us from a Global Crisis. Binge Mortified. Support Mortified, by checking out Better Help, Mejuri, Article and Best Fiends who are supporting us during these crazy times. Mortified is a very proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Looking for other shows to binge, check out the great podcasts from Radiotopia.
24/05/20·29m 15s

190: I Need A Pep Talk

Beat back the doldrums with tales of kids who provide a much needed pep talk. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge Mortified episodes.
10/05/20·35m 16s

189: Get Me Outta Here!

For most of us, quarantine is a cake walk compared to being a teenager. Tales of kids who feel, like, totally trapped. Mortified is a very proud member of Radiotopia. Binge Mortified. This episode is supported by the online therapists at Better Help. In need of a therapist while stuck at home? Use code “Mortified” for a discount.
25/04/20·26m 40s

188: Kid Reporters

This just in! An episode about kids who report the news. The tale of a DC girl who grew up obsessed with Katie Couric; and a boy who thinks he’s Cleveland’s next great Anchorman. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Stuck home? Binge the podcast. Watch on Netflix. Or pre-order Mortified’s at-home card game.
12/04/20·33m 29s

187 Surprise Episode: Live in Oakland

Need a break from Quarantine? Bummed you can’t go out to live shows right now? We’ve got you covered! With this special surprise episode, immerse yourself in a recent Mortified Live event from Oakland, CA. The recording is only minimally edited to maximize the feeling of being at a live show inside your headphones. So sit back and imagine your spending the next hour+ surrounded by your friends in the Mortified community. Need more laughs? Binge Mortified: Podcast, TV. Also, join us on Zoom this Saturday, April 11th at 10pm EST (7pm PST) for Mortified’s QuaranTeen Angst — a totally free online event featuring live readings from some of our favorite Mortified alum. Plus some unexpected surprises. Registration is requested so that we can anticipate what head count to expect..
05/04/20·1h 14m

186: Smells Like Team Spirit

As we work together to overcome a global pandemic listen to teenage tales that demonstrate the power of the pack. A girl who finds inspiration from Los Angeles Lakers and the new kid in school tries to join any and every club. (And stay safe!) Stuck at home? Too many dishes to wash? Binge Mortified. Mortified is a very proud team member fo Radiotopia from PRX.
29/03/20·32m 29s

185: Horse Girls

What goes on inside the diary of a horse girl? Mortified celebrates the girls who’s affinity for horses knows no bounds. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Stuck inside? Binge Mortified. Don’t miss FoxGlory123’s amazing youtube series Vengeance Rain. Season 1 - All eps//Season 2 premiere! Try and/or learn about meditation with our friends at Ten Percent Happier.
14/03/20·33m 59s

184 Long Haul: The Moment My Life Changed Forever

Epic teenage tales where a moment changes your life forever. This episode is part of a network-wide project to welcome the Over the Road podcast to Radiotopia family. Binge other episodes of Mortified. This episode is made with support from Upstate Elevator. Use code “Mortified” to redeem a special offer.
01/03/20·32m 38s

183: Teen Angst in a Trailer Park

What's it like to come of age in a trailer park? Hear the journals of a tough girl who wanted to be popular. Plus a girl who dreamt of her first kiss at the trailer park. Binge all Mortified episodes. This episode is supported by our friends at Upstate Elevator Supply Co. Use code “Mortified” to receive exclusive discount.
16/02/20·31m 46s

182: I Grew Up Persian American

The awkward writings of first generation Persian-American teenagers. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Use code “Mortified” to redeem this great offer from our supporters at Imperfect Foods.
02/02/20·30m 20s

181: Cats, Star Wars and other things that ruined your holiday

If Cats or Rise of Skywalker ruined your holiday season, help is on the way. A boy writes a passionate defense of his favorite Star Wars film after critics trash it. The teenage journals of a “Cats” fanatic. Binge episodes @ getmortified.com. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
19/01/20·25m 1s

180: Kiss Me, Dammit

All those make out sessions with your pillow and practicing in the mirror are about to payoff. This week, the anticipation, hysteria and fall out of kissing for the very first time. Binge all eps at getmortified.com Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
05/01/20·28m 1s

A Holiday Gift from Team Mortified (Feat. Helen Zaltzman)

What's it like to hang out with the Radiotopia family? Helen and Martin from The Allusionist join the Mortified gang to play a super fun party game in honor of Radiotopia and the holiday season. Support independent podcasting. Donate to Radiotopia today! And play along with us by watching/renting* Dear Diary, I Died *on Youtube.
19/12/19·19m 48s

179: Dungeons, Dragons and Totally Awkward Diaries

Some teenagers play football but others are slaying dragons. This week we pay tribute to the kids who spent their childhoods immersed in Dungeons and Dragons. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Show your support for Mortified by donating to the Radiotopia annual fundraiser at Radiotopia.fm. Binge all eps at getmortified.com.
15/12/19·27m 15s

178: I'm an Old Soul Trapped Inside a Kid's Body

Kids who sound like they've miraculously skipped puberty and went straight to menopause. What happens when your childhood diary sounds less like a kid and more like something your Aunt Sheila would say. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Binge all eps at getmortified.com. Make your mark. Go to radiotopia.fm to donate today.
01/12/19·25m 43s

177: My Family Drives Me Nuts

Celebrate the holidays with some quality family time. It’s tales of teenagers who have zero patience for their family. Binge all eps @ getmortified.com. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Check out these special holiday offers from our supporters: Better Help, Article, Uncommon Goods.
17/11/19·25m 44s

176: Mortified’s Battle of the Teenage Rock Gods

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.
01/11/19·31m 0s

175: I Don't Get How Sex Works

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.
20/10/19·26m 32s

174: Teen Angst in the Twin Cities

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).
06/10/19·32m 13s

173: I Still Have An Imaginary Friend

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. Segment 1: a girl named Sue receives letters from an imaginary boyfriend. Segment 2: a girl named Lijah develops a years-long friendship with… the tooth fairy. 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!
15/09/19·30m 29s

172: When Jocks Were My Jam

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.
01/09/19·32m 46s

171: Band Geeks Rule!

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.
18/08/19·24m 32s

170: My Mom Wants My Teacher!?

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.
05/08/19·23m 41s

169: 1960's Sweethearts

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
21/07/19·27m 15s

168: Roughing It

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.
06/07/19·26m 28s

167: Stoners

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.
16/06/19·30m 10s

166: My Diary is a Jane Austen Novel

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.
02/06/19·27m 47s

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

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!!
21/05/19·38m 49s

164: Moms Never Win

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.
05/05/19·21m 16s

163: The Deathisode pt1: Interrupting Cow

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
14/04/19·45m 32s

162: Love Hurts: Grade School Edition

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.
31/03/19·28m 48s

161: 22 Ways My Diary Reads Like a Cosmo

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.
17/03/19·36m 32s

160: Age/Sex/Location pt 2

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.
03/03/19·32m 23s

159: Age/Sex/Location pt 1

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.
15/02/19·27m 32s

158: My Mormon Valentine

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.
03/02/19·31m 20s

157: Brotherly Love

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.
20/01/19·29m 11s

156: Magical Thinking

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.
06/01/19·29m 52s

155: The Naughty List

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!
16/12/18·31m 47s

154: Soap Operas Are My Life pt2

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.
09/12/18·20m 9s

Bonus Episode featuring The Radiotopia Family

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.
06/12/18·15m 58s

153: Soap Operas Are My Life pt1

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.
02/12/18·26m 1s

152: Friends For Life (feat. Ezra Miller)

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.
19/11/18·32m 47s

151: Confessions of a Catholic School Girl

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.
11/11/18·38m 51s

150: Stick it to the Man

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.
04/11/18·30m 33s

149: Puberty Transformed Me Into A Monster (feat. Big Mouth's Andrew Goldberg)

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.
14/10/18·29m 54s

148: I Love Lord of the Rings

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.
07/10/18·38m 40s

147: Does Dating Karma Exist?

Ever break someone’s heart and have it come back to haunt you? Tales of teens who discover if dating karma exists.
30/09/18·27m 52s

146: Three Little Pigs

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.
16/09/18·31m 7s

145: My Journal Was My Coach

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.
09/09/18·31m 3s

144: My First Job

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.
31/08/18·28m 35s

143: International Affairs

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.
19/08/18·29m 13s

142: I’m No Princess

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.
12/08/18·30m 14s

141: Camp Buy Me Love

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!  
05/08/18·31m 39s

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

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.
15/07/18·32m 30s

139: Iron Maidens

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.  
08/07/18·30m 36s

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

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.  
01/07/18·37m 31s

137: Daaaaaaad!!

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!
17/06/18·28m 7s

136: Chicano PRIDE

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.
10/06/18·32m 32s

135: College PRIDE

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.
03/06/18·41m 13s

134: I Was a Total Prankster

“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.
20/05/18·34m 17s

133: What Not to Admit in Your Class Journal

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.
13/05/18·32m 2s

132: I’m Totally Obsessed With You

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.
06/05/18·26m 40s

131: Please Read My Livejournal!

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.
15/04/18·29m 33s

130: Girl Power

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  
08/04/18·25m 54s

128: Kid Perfectionists

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    
18/03/18·24m 16s

127 Cynthia: I Need a (Straight) Man

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.
11/03/18·22m 19s

126: I Would Die to Meet JTT

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
04/03/18·27m 55s

125 Noam: The Unorthodox Jew

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.    
18/02/18·23m 25s

124: Saved by the Bo

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        
11/02/18·22m 34s

123: My Gothic Valentine

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.
04/02/18·18m 45s

122: Indie Kids (w/ Franz Ferdinand)

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
14/01/18·29m 57s

121: My Dad Also Wrote a Porno

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.
07/01/18·24m 29s

120: The Virgin Episode

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  
31/12/17·21m 7s

119: Everyone’s a Critic

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  
17/12/17·28m 52s

118: I Was A Teenage Grinch (& other tales of holiday cheer)

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.  
10/12/17·25m 22s

117: Let’s Get Married!

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
03/12/17·26m 27s

116: I Found My Sister’s Diary!

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
19/11/17·27m 24s

115: The Only Living Lesbian on Long Island

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
12/11/17·27m 36s

114: Kids Who Teach

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
05/11/17·32m 24s

113: I Was A Teenage Horror Writer

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
15/10/17·32m 50s

112: Breaking Up is Hard To Do (w/ Rider Strong)

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
08/10/17·23m 38s

111: Drama Club Kids

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.
01/10/17·30m 54s

110: The Student and The Teacher

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
17/09/17·22m 34s

109: The September Issue

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.
10/09/17·26m 44s

108: The New Kid

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
03/09/17·24m 56s

107: One Hundred Percent Jersey Girl

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
20/08/17·27m 34s

106: Let’s Start a Band! (w/ Sylvan Esso)

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
13/08/17·28m 58s

105: How to Become a Catfish

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
06/08/17·20m 35s

104: An Affair to Forget

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
16/07/17·30m 31s

103: The Boy Next Door

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
09/07/17·23m 56s

102: I Wanna Be A GLOW Girl (w/ Kate Nash and Kia Stevens)

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.
02/07/17·32m 3s

101 Bren: My Best Friends are Movies of the Week

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
18/06/17·26m 30s

100: OMG, We Hit 100! (The Milestones Episode)

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!
11/06/17·36m 42s

99: Mortified, Interrupted

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.
02/06/17·34m 40s

98: Mean Girls (w/ Daniel Franzese)

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
21/05/17·27m 53s

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

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.
14/05/17·27m 54s

96 Jesse: My Two Moms

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
07/05/17·22m 32s

95: Not THAT 70’s Show

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.”
16/04/17·29m 30s

94: Hunger Games

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.
09/04/17·31m 27s

93: My Starter Romance

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
02/04/17·30m 34s

92 Ashley: Where The Wild Teens Are

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
19/03/17·25m 30s

91: Kid Detectives

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.  
12/03/17·26m 32s

90: Kid Criminals (feat. Phoebe Judge)

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.
05/03/17·26m 49s

89: An Ode to Childhood Pets

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
19/02/17·31m 3s

88: Titanic Ruined My Love Life

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
12/02/17·33m 50s

87: Kids That Protest

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.
05/02/17·26m 5s

86 Celebrity Obsession pt3: Royalty (feat. Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit)

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
22/01/17·36m 29s

85 Celebrity Obsession Pt2: Dear Mr. Belvedere

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
15/01/17·22m 11s

84 Celebrity Obsession Pt1: Fan Letters

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.
08/01/17·31m 35s

83: My New Year’s Resolution is…You

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
18/12/16·21m 58s

82: Merry Gift-Mas

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/
11/12/16·24m 28s

81 Diary of a Trans Man: Confessions of Kelly Shortandqueer

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.”
04/12/16·25m 3s

80: It’s A Family Affair

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
20/11/16·24m 18s

79 Amy: Diaries of a First Generation Kid

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
13/11/16·22m 10s

78: Revenge of the Redheaded Nerds

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
06/11/16·18m 35s

77: My Worst Fear

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.
24/10/16·25m 7s

76: Totally Juvenile Election Special

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
16/10/16·54m 12s

75: Confessions of a Duran Duran Fan

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
09/10/16·24m 53s

74: My Diary Will Go Down in History

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
02/10/16·16m 2s

73 Back to School Series: Passing Notes

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.
18/09/16·19m 33s

72 Back to School Series: Homecoming Ruined My Life

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
11/09/16·21m 13s

71 Back to School Series: Prom-iscuous

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
04/09/16·17m 11s

70: Jagged Little Parodies

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
14/08/16·19m 56s

69: Sex By Numbers

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
07/08/16·23m 7s

68 Paul: The Family Misfit

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
31/07/16·18m 39s

67 Chandrika: From India With Love

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.
17/07/16·18m 59s

66: I Hate Summer Vacation

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
10/07/16·21m 12s

65: Cold War Kids

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
03/07/16·27m 23s

64 Carolyn: Dad vs The Love Boat

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
19/06/16·21m 11s

63: Dazed and Confused

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.
12/06/16·25m 56s

62 Naomi: Harry Potter Fan Fiction

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
05/06/16·26m 20s

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

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.
22/05/16·26m 21s

60 Angela: I Have Bad Gaydar

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
15/05/16·20m 23s

59 Nicole: Don’t Mess with a Texas Momma

A teenager gets judgy when mom starts dating. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmortified.com/podcast
08/05/16·23m 53s

58 Forbidden Crushes Part 3: My Secret Gay Crush

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
24/04/16·25m 43s

57 Forbidden Crushes Part 2: The Janitor

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
17/04/16·25m 25s

56 Forbidden Crushes part 1: The Vice Principal

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
10/04/16·21m 36s

55: Bases Loaded

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  
03/04/16·32m 53s

54: Don’t F*ck with Emiko

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.
20/03/16·21m 41s

53: Diary Of An Ugly American

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.
13/03/16·21m 51s

52: The Period Piece (There Will Be Blood)

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
06/03/16·22m 25s

51: How Not To Win An Oscar (feat. Elijah Wood, Busy Phillips)

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
22/02/16·33m 1s

50: I Was A Boy Band Fangirl

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
15/02/16·34m 8s

49: Why Do I Date A**Holes?

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
08/02/16·24m 32s

48: City Mouse vs Country Mouse

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
25/01/16·24m 34s

47 Will: I Was A Teenage Media Mogul

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
18/01/16·35m 32s

46 Jill: Dear Grandpa

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.
11/01/16·21m 31s

Bonus Episode: Mortified Meets The Allusionist

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.
04/01/16·17m 2s

45 Emma: The Girl Who Cried Y2K

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.
28/12/15·28m 6s

44 Christina: Dear Santa, I Want A Headbanger

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.
21/12/15·20m 40s

43: Boys DO Cry (w/ special guest CHVRCHES)

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.
07/12/15·29m 40s

42 Jason: King of Scotland

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.
30/11/15·19m 21s

41 Jackie Tohn & the Gratitude Journal

In honor of Thanksgiving, we present the story of an ungrateful teenager, Jackie Tohn, 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
23/11/15·18m 17s

40 Sarah: Everyone Knows I Love You

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
16/11/15·22m 0s

39 Katie: My Stripper Play (feat. Alison Brie)

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.
09/11/15·18m 25s

38: Kids on The Campaign Trail

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.
02/11/15·21m 47s

37: Mortified’s Monsters of Halloween

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.
26/10/15·20m 54s

36 Tyler & Janelle: Love, America Online Style

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
19/10/15·21m 41s

35 Colin: Don’t Tell Anyone I Like You

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
12/10/15·20m 43s

34 Jessica: I was a Ten Year-Old Maid

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.
05/10/15·21m 27s

33 Erin: My Dad Read My Diary!

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.
21/09/15·16m 39s

32 Mike: Secret Diary of a H.S. Football Star

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.
14/09/15·23m 2s

31: Mortified’s Tribute To Teachers’ Pets

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.
07/09/15·24m 29s

30 Darryl: The Horny Romantic

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
31/08/15·19m 44s

29: Mortified’s Tribute to Neurotic Teens

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.
24/08/15·20m 15s

28 Xiomara: Searching for The Cure

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
17/08/15·19m 35s

27 Jessica: I Was A Teen Prison Wife

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
10/08/15·21m 47s

26 Robert: Holy Love Triangle

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.
03/08/15·18m 38s

25 Ashley: Why I Hate The SATs

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
27/07/15·16m 46s

24 Damian: Friends with Benefits

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.
20/07/15·19m 6s

23 Retta: The Academic

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.
13/07/15·15m 56s

22 Joan: 50 Shades of Awkward

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.
06/07/15·19m 47s

21: Mortified’s Summer Camp Spectacular!

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.
29/06/15·23m 2s

20 Lizzy: My Semester in South Africa

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.
22/06/15·24m 53s

19 Stacey: Life of the Party

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.
15/06/15·17m 28s

18 Jordan: Jurassic Park Fan Fiction

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.
08/06/15·18m 24s

17 Katie: Saving Katharine Hepburn

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.
01/06/15·18m 8s

16 Brooke: I Was A Teenage Witch

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.
25/05/15·15m 56s

15 Tynan: Peace! One Luv!

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.
18/05/15·17m 29s

14 Jenny: Is My Boyfriend Gay?

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.
11/05/15·18m 32s

13 David: Mile High Club

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.
04/05/15·18m 12s

12 Keri: Handies are OK

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.
27/04/15·16m 16s

11 Heath: Lesser Than Zero

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.
20/04/15·21m 52s

10 Sarah: Nerd Hunter

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.    
13/04/15·16m 49s

09 Steve: Gringo of the Year

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.
06/04/15·20m 51s

08 Shelley: Are You There God? It’s Me, Shelley.

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.
30/03/15·17m 12s

07 Sherry: Good Cheer

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.
23/03/15·18m 43s

06 Adam: Rhyme or Reason

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.
16/03/15·18m 39s

05 Alessandra: Lips

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.    
09/03/15·16m 22s

04 Jimmy: Throw in the Towel

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.
02/03/15·18m 17s

03 Kevin: Final Frontier

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.
23/02/15·18m 58s

02 Sakena: Mr. Telephone Man

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.
16/02/15·13m 38s

01 Tom: My Funny Valentine

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.
05/02/15·15m 48s
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