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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids

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Rank #158 in Personal Journals category

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Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up

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Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up

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424 Ratings
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Great Podcast!!!🙂🙃

By Moon_Bear - Nov 25 2019
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I got all my friends into listening to this!!! Love it and hope there’s more episodes to come!!!

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#soooooooogooodkeepitcoming!!!!!!😛😛😛😛

iTunes Ratings

424 Ratings
Average Ratings
388
14
7
5
10

Great Podcast!!!🙂🙃

By Moon_Bear - Nov 25 2019
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I got all my friends into listening to this!!! Love it and hope there’s more episodes to come!!!

Soogood

By pizzzaz!!!! - Nov 14 2019
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#soooooooogooodkeepitcoming!!!!!!😛😛😛😛

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Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up

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

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

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Jan 12 2015

32mins

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

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

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Jan 18 2015

33mins

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

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Hot dog obsession, Canada-U.S. relations, and falling in love with a waiter. Recorded live at Phog Lounge in Windsor, Ontario. ## Links ## Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ GRTTWaK mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Dan's journal soundtrack: http://rd.io/x/QIF1L4OhnQ/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Jan 26 2015

32mins

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"I had a mucus problem" (Toronto)

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Teenage makeout fantasies, financial advice from a 9-year-old, and what it's like to be friend-dumped, twice. Recorded live at The Garrison in Toronto, Ontario. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Feb 20 2015

31mins

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"Hayrides and other indignities" (Ottawa)

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Unsolicited apology notes, vampire-inspired poetry, and political analysis from a 9-year-old. Recorded live at the Bytown Tavern in Ottawa, Ontario. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Feb 09 2015

32mins

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"Half-baked psycho pervert" (Banff)

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

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Mar 15 2015

32mins

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

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Childhood pyrophobia, a sister pact, and a plan to rid the world of nuclear bombs. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria, BC. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Apr 26 2015

33mins

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

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

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Aug 29 2016

32mins

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"Someone pooed in the pool" (Toronto)

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Letters to the tooth fairy, stolen baseball tickets, and advice on keeping (and losing) your virginity. Recorded live at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom in Toronto, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/uegNAn Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/V2YbjB Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/sZ0Aaw Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Jun 21 2015

34mins

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

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Danielle sings about arithmetic, Lydia remembers her grandfather, Robbie writes a letter to the universe, and much more. Recorded live in Chicago.

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Apr 23 2018

34mins

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"We looked and smelled deadly" (Halifax)

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

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Apr 25 2016

32mins

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"Virginity is like a birthday cake" (Calgary)

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Terra compares virginity to a birthday cake, Bradley explains how to find a rock, Mary plans to "bump off" a nun, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, AB.

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Mar 14 2016

28mins

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"Atomic fart blasts" (Halifax)

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Amy laments being a pre-teen, Krista writes a letter to her future self, Carolyn’s rabbit dies, and much more. Recorded live at The Carleton in Halifax.

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Sep 23 2019

36mins

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

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Erin laments being a late bloomer, Jenna reads her last will and testament, Michelle takes an east-coast-themed acid trip, and much more. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, NS.

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Feb 29 2016

29mins

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

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Julia picks up a hitchhiker, Mitra goes to a dance, Doug gets scientific, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.

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Jan 14 2019

32mins

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

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

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May 09 2016

26mins

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

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A champion high-jumping snake, an underwhelming sex ed class, and what it's like to work in a cemetery. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/pi3Ek3 Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/4y38tp Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/RHnTv6 Photos from our Ottawa event: https://goo.gl/GoAGHS Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Oct 25 2015

30mins

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

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Terry sets sexual goals at a church youth group, Karen deals with a dead bird, Dirk reads letters from camp written in the 1930s, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/jeuWTI Join the mailing list: https://goo.gl/Gl3qf6 Upcoming live events: https://goo.gl/WRBAa9 Photos from our Ottawa event: https://goo.gl/jmfVoa Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Jan 03 2016

31mins

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"People are becoming fanatical about computers" (Saskatoon)

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Sarah makes rules for her future children, Val recaps the early 1980s, Cody reads a spooky Choose Your Own Adventure-style story, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.

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May 07 2018

31mins

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"I hugged with girls today" (Winnipeg)

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Karleigh threatens the Tooth Fairy, Kaj reads a comic book about giant mutant beavers, Jen writes a letter to the Prime Minister, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre n Winnipeg, MB.

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Mar 28 2016

29mins

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"I'm writing this stark naked" (Montréal)

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Dan hates camp, Amanda gets naked in the rain, Ash has a crush on a barista, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.

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Dec 02 2019

33mins

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"Mr. Sexy wears a thong" (Moncton)

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Amanda stinks up her school, Kate imagines a US-Canada war, Kayla describes Mr. Sexy, and much more. Recorded live at The Caveau in Moncton.

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Nov 18 2019

33mins

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"I need adventure" (Kitchener)

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Rachel predicts the future, Tim carries a knife, Sara compares Lucy Maud Montgomery to Stephen King, and much more. Recorded live at TWH Social in Kitchener.

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Nov 04 2019

33mins

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"Kissed by a wet donkey" (Saskatoon)

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Corrinne wants a pet gerbil, Heather wants to see balls, Lauryn wants to run away from home, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.

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Oct 21 2019

28mins

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"We only want each other for the kissing" (Toronto)

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Emilia recounts her first kiss, Michelle tries to guilt her parents, Natalie recognizes the importance of eye health, and much more. Recorded live at the Royal Cinema in Toronto.

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Oct 07 2019

33mins

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"Atomic fart blasts" (Halifax)

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Amy laments being a pre-teen, Krista writes a letter to her future self, Carolyn’s rabbit dies, and much more. Recorded live at The Carleton in Halifax.

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Sep 23 2019

36mins

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"Hottie Hunter" (Victoria)

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Marissa goes hottie hunting, Anna dislikes piano lessons, Jeni writes an unauthorized sequel to a 1964 young adult novel, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.

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Sep 09 2019

30mins

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"Mr. Sexy Legs" (Vancouver)

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Carol watches Titanic, Alan shares a pun-filled geography lesson, Ev contemplates success and failure, and much more. Recorded live at The York Theatre in Vancouver.

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Aug 26 2019

36mins

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"A burning furnace of hatred" (Victoria)

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Zebariah hates Bill Gates, Haidee hates two of her friends, Loreen gives her sister a very unusual birthday card, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.

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Aug 12 2019

30mins

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"I thought my mom was an alien" (Toronto)

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Luke wants a pet, Holly goes to a teen dance, Suzan grieves for a llama, and much more. Recorded live at The Royal Cinema in Toronto.

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Jul 29 2019

33mins

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"I love oral hygiene" (Fredericton)

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Brittany investigates a bank robbery, Mike can’t do yo-yo tricks, Ashley wants to pierce her tongue, and much more. Recorded live at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton.

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Jul 15 2019

35mins

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🇨🇦 “The Great White North” (Canada Day special)

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

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Jul 01 2019

47mins

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"How dirty are you?" (Montréal)

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Cora stalks a boy, Jeff puts an unusual spin on a classic children’s story, Eliza learns about personification, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.

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Jun 17 2019

31mins

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"The worst mistake of my whole entire life" (Edmonton)

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Anna documents her first kiss, Laura regrets shoplifting, Eloise wants to rid the world of communism, and much more. Recorded live at The Rec Room in Edmonton.

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Jun 03 2019

30mins

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"My hormones were flying" (Regina)

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Kate writes poems about Prince William, Lynette describes her first kiss, Hannah’s brothers fart in her room, and much more. Recorded live at The Artesian in Regina.

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May 20 2019

38mins

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"Mom, put on some clothes!" (Calgary)

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Hannah asks God an important question, Chris’s brother comes home, Marta loses her virginity, and much more. Recorded live at the Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University in Calgary.

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May 06 2019

38mins

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"Puberty has taken her" (Montréal)

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Nisha gets drunk, Danielle falls in love on the bus, nobody eats the fish Jonah caught, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.

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Apr 22 2019

31mins

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"Let the devil take my soul" (Winnipeg)

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Carley writes a postcard to a famous musician, Rheannon gets her heart broken, Sara shares a moral tale about wishes, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg.

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Apr 08 2019

30mins

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"We all smelled like poo" (Saskatoon)

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Kim writes a ransom note, Kurt tells the story of a magic jungle mouse, Julianna falls off a tractor, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.

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Mar 25 2019

30mins

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"Get down and party" (Woodford)

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Jemma tricks her grandma, Mark writes a rap song, Glen fights a skeleton, and much more. Recorded live at the Woodford Folk Festival.

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Mar 11 2019

29mins

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