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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids

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Rank #145 in Personal Journals category

Arts
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Education
Kids & Family
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Personal Journals
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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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395 Ratings
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LOVE IT!!!

By S.F.M.J - Apr 18 2019
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I love your podcast! Keep it coming

The Internet was made for this

By bigbonton - Mar 07 2019
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Well produced and unique. I await every episode. Keep it up!

iTunes Ratings

395 Ratings
Average Ratings
361
14
5
5
10

LOVE IT!!!

By S.F.M.J - Apr 18 2019
Read more
I love your podcast! Keep it coming

The Internet was made for this

By bigbonton - Mar 07 2019
Read more
Well produced and unique. I await every episode. Keep it up!
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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids

Updated 12 days ago

Rank #145 in Personal Journals category

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

Rank #1: "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
33 mins
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Rank #2: "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
30 mins
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Rank #3: "I was 9, but I was tough" (Montreal)

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Season 2 kicks off with teenage existential angst, a visit with Ronald Reagan, and a few questions about Jesus. Recorded live at La Vitrola in Montreal, QC.

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Jan 05 2015
33 mins
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Rank #4: "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. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

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Apr 23 2018
34 mins
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Rank #5: "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
32 mins
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Rank #6: "Passion at its finest" (Valentine's Day special)

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From secret crushes to breakup poems, raging hormones to long distance love letters... it's a very special episode of Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids dedicated to love, romance, and the awkward, awesome things things that can happen when kids fall in, and out of love.

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Feb 11 2019
52 mins
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Rank #7: 222: "A couple of popped-out eyeballs" (Winnipeg)

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Plans for revenge, poetry about chicken pox, and and backhanded compliments in the form of career advice. Recorded live at the Kings's Head Pub in Winnipeg, MB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/xbWjGw Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/5hXrNw Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/Tvo07W Photos from our Winnipeg event: https://goo.gl/IVRPW8 Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Oct 11 2015
28 mins
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Rank #8: 221: "Gone are my days of hedonism and mediocrity" (Yellowknife)

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Weak bladders, friends of the forest, and a proven strategy for dealing with bullies. Recorded live at the Black Knight Pub in Yellowknife, NT. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/swuUg3 Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/M32ZX7 Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/EGqjBl Photos from our Yellowknife event: https://goo.gl/rHsHwG Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Sep 27 2015
31 mins
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Rank #9: "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
35 mins
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Rank #10: 223: "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
30 mins
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Rank #11: "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
32 mins
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Rank #12: "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
32 mins
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Rank #13: 215: "It's not a cult!" (Detroit)

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Firearm accidents, a speech for Bill Gates, and a step-by-step guide to popularity. Recorded live at Cliff Bell's in Detroit, MI. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/qK5ndx Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/ZbF6Ve Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/poIIBl Photos from our Detroit event: https://goo.gl/Yg9ZDe Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Jul 05 2015
28 mins
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Rank #14: 216: "Today is breeding day" (Charlottetown)

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Poetry about the female reproductive system, a violent Easter story, and accidental animal erotica. Recorded live at The Guild in Charlottetown, PE. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/VlQ3px Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/XbkCdl Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/3LQI4U Photos from our Charlottetown event: https://goo.gl/B6zqYp Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Jul 19 2015
31 mins
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Rank #15: 218: "Be careful of anyone named Trina" (St. John's)

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Childhood revenge fantasies, a fake newspaper article, and a journal entry written directly to God. Recorded live at The Rocket Room in St. John's, NL. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/83A07W Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/vr9iGr Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/WQN0Gw Photos from our St. John's event: https://goo.gl/cH6Blg Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids

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Aug 17 2015
27 mins
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Rank #16: 212: "Mom always said MSN was the devil" (Toronto)

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A Jim Carrey obsession, Gulf War analysis from an 11-year-old, and the most intense love letter you'll ever hear. Recorded live at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom in Toronto, ON. ## 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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May 24 2015
33 mins
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Rank #17: "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. Show notesCody's story: Haunted HouseSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Saskatoon eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

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May 07 2018
31 mins
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Rank #18: "Hello there, big boy" (Toronto)

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John feels funny about Christmas carols, Roger moves to Canada, Esther writes mandatory letters from camp, and much more. Recorded live in Toronto at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema as part of the inaugural Hot Docs Podcast Festival.

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Dec 19 2016
34 mins
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Rank #19: "My mom is nice. My dad is OK." (Windsor)

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Nellie crushes on fictional characters, Dan plays spin the bottle, Rachel learns a history lesson, and much more. Recorded live at The Rondo in Windsor, ON. This episode is brought to you by the CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health challenge. Register to step up and stay up at: http://onebravenight.ca/grownups

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Mar 13 2017
33 mins
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Rank #20: "Your bum, my pillow" (Winnipeg)

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Brigette puts her heart on eBay, Kyra warns snoopers, Radean obsesses about bubble gum, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Winnipeg eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook

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Apr 09 2018
36 mins
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