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The Mortified Podcast

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

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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.

18mins

10 Jan 2021

Rank #1

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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 

31mins

1 Nov 2020

Rank #2

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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.

16mins

27 Apr 2015

Rank #3

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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.

23mins

14 Sep 2015

Rank #4

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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.

19mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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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.

28mins

5 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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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.

19mins

6 Jul 2015

Rank #7

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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.

18mins

23 Feb 2015

Rank #8

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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.

32mins

15 Jul 2018

Rank #9

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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.

27mins

15 Feb 2019

Rank #10

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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

30mins

16 Jul 2017

Rank #11

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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

23mins

7 Aug 2016

Rank #12

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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.

32mins

1 Sep 2019

Rank #13

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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.

31mins

16 Feb 2020

Rank #14

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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.

29mins

15 Apr 2018

Rank #15

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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.

31mins

3 Feb 2019

Rank #16

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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.

30mins

16 Jun 2019

Rank #17

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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.

26mins

6 Jul 2019

Rank #18

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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.

31mins

9 Apr 2017

Rank #19

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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

33mins

12 Feb 2017

Rank #20