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

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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 @

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161: 22 Ways My Diary Reads Like a Cosmo

March 17th, 2019


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 …

160: Age/Sex/Location pt 2

March 3rd, 2019


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 …

159: Age/Sex/Location pt 1

February 15th, 2019


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 …

158: My Mormon Valentine

February 3rd, 2019


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…

157: Brotherly Love

January 20th, 2019


156: Magical Thinking

January 6th, 2019


155: The Naughty List

December 16th, 2018


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 …

154: Soap Operas Are My Life pt2

December 9th, 2018


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

Bonus Episode featuring The Radiotopia Family

December 6th, 2018


153: Soap Operas Are My Life pt1

December 2nd, 2018


152: Friends For Life

November 19th, 2018


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 …

151: Confessions of a Catholic School Girl

November 11th, 2018


150: Stick it to the Man

November 4th, 2018


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 …

149: Puberty Transformed Me Into A Monster

October 14th, 2018


A menacing force is ravaging middle school and… You. Are. Next. Celebrate Halloween with terrifying tales of puberty and how it transforms innocent …

148: I Love Lord of the Rings

October 7th, 2018


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 …

147: Does Dating Karma Exist?

September 30th, 2018


Ever break someone’s heart and have it come back to haunt you? Tales of teens who discover if dating karma exists.

146: Three Little Pigs

September 16th, 2018


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 …

145: My Journal Was My Coach

September 9th, 2018


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 …

144: My First Job

August 31st, 2018


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 …

143: International Affairs

August 19th, 2018


142: I’m No Princess

August 12th, 2018


141: Camp Buy Me Love

August 5th, 2018


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 …

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

July 15th, 2018


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 …

139: Iron Maidens

July 8th, 2018


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

July 1st, 2018


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 …

137: Daaaaaaad!!

June 17th, 2018


136: Chicano PRIDE

June 10th, 2018


135: College PRIDE

June 3rd, 2018


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 …

134: I Was a Total Prankster

May 20th, 2018


“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 …

133: What Not to Admit in Your Class Journal

May 13th, 2018


132: I’m Totally Obsessed With You

May 6th, 2018


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 …

131: Please Read My Livejournal!

April 15th, 2018


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 …

130: Girl Power

April 8th, 2018


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 …

129: A Montana Love Triangle

April 1st, 2018


The story of a small town girl who found herself in the center of a cinematic love triangle. Whoever she chooses could change the direction of her …

128: Kid Perfectionists

March 18th, 2018


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 @



127 Cynthia: I Need a (Straight) Man

March 11th, 2018


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. …

126: I Would Die to Meet JTT

March 4th, 2018


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 …

125 Noam: The Unorthodox Jew

February 18th, 2018


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 …

124: Saved by the Bo

February 11th, 2018


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 …

123: My Gothic Valentine

February 4th, 2018


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 …

122: Indie Kids (w/ Franz Ferdinand)

January 14th, 2018


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 …

121: My Dad Also Wrote a Porno

January 7th, 2018


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 @

120: The Virgin Episode

December 31st, 2017


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 …

119: Everyone’s a Critic

December 17th, 2017


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 @ …

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

December 10th, 2017


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 …

117: Let’s Get Married!

December 3rd, 2017


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 @

116: I Found My Sister’s Diary!

November 19th, 2017


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 …

115: The Only Living Lesbian on Long Island

November 12th, 2017


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 …

114: Kids Who Teach

November 5th, 2017


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 …

113: I Was A Teenage Horror Writer

October 15th, 2017


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 @

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

October 8th, 2017


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 …

111: Drama Club Kids

October 1st, 2017


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 …

110: The Student and The Teacher

September 17th, 2017


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 @

109: The September Issue

September 10th, 2017


Leg Warmers! Big Bangs! Z Cavariccis! Tales of kids whose childhoods, for better or worse, revolved around fashion. The Mortified Podcast is a proud …

108: The New Kid

September 3rd, 2017


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 …

107: One Hundred Percent Jersey Girl

August 20th, 2017


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 …

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

August 13th, 2017


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 …

105: How to Become a Catfish

August 6th, 2017


A teenager tries to find love on AOL without revealing her true identity. The Mortified Podcast is part of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @

104: An Affair to Forget

July 16th, 2017


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 …

103: The Boy Next Door

July 9th, 2017


What happens teenagers have the hots for their next door neighbor. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @

101 Bren: My Best Friends are Movies of the Week

June 18th, 2017


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 @ …

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

June 11th, 2017


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 …

99: Mortified, Interrupted

June 2nd, 2017


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 …

98: Mean Girls (w/ Daniel Franzese)

May 21st, 2017


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 …

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

May 14th, 2017


Did Mom rule the roost? Mortified celebrates strong Moms with second installment of our 2-part Mother’s Day series. Featuring a special interview …

96 Jesse: My Two Moms

May 7th, 2017


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 …

95: Not THAT 70’s Show

April 16th, 2017


Wedges! Doobies! And Shaggin’ Wagons! Tales of teens looking for love during the height of the sexual revolution. The Mortified Podcast is a proud …

94: Hunger Games

April 9th, 2017


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 …

93: My Starter Romance

April 2nd, 2017


92 Ashley: Where The Wild Teens Are

March 19th, 2017


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 …

91: Kid Detectives

March 12th, 2017


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 …

90: Kid Criminals (feat. Phoebe Judge)

March 5th, 2017


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 …

89: An Ode to Childhood Pets

February 19th, 2017


88: Titanic Ruined My Love Life

February 12th, 2017


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 …

87: Kids That Protest

February 5th, 2017


86 Celebrity Obsession pt3: Royalty (w Frightened Rabbit)

January 22nd, 2017


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 …

85 Celebrity Obsession Pt2: Dear Mr. Belvedere

January 15th, 2017


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 …

84 Celebrity Obsession Pt1: Fan Letters

January 8th, 2017


Ever write a fan letter you regret? Part 1 of Unlikely Celebrity Obsessions features some truly misguided fan mail and a special appearance by …

83: My New Year’s Resolution is…You

December 18th, 2016


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 …

82: Merry Gift-Mas

December 11th, 2016


81 Diary of a Trans Man: Confessions of Kelly Shortandqueer

December 4th, 2016


A man shares the diaries he kept as an awkward adolescent girl. Support the Trans community at and The …

80: It’s A Family Affair

November 20th, 2016


79 Amy: Diaries of a First Generation Kid

November 13th, 2016


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 …

78: Revenge of the Redheaded Nerds

November 6th, 2016


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 …

77: My Worst Fear

October 24th, 2016


In honor of Halloween, mortifying tales about the kind of fears kids actually have. Become a supporter of The Mortified Podcast and Radiotopia and …

76: Totally Juvenile Election Special

October 16th, 2016


Need relief from all the juvenile antics of campaign season? MORTIFIED’S TOTALLY JUVENILE ELECTION SPECIAL is your antidote to the political tantrums …

75: Confessions of a Duran Duran Fan

October 9th, 2016


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 …

74: My Diary Will Go Down in History

October 2nd, 2016


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.   …

73 Back to School Series: Passing Notes

September 18th, 2016


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 …

72 Back to School Series: Homecoming Ruined My Life

September 11th, 2016


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 …

71 Back to School Series: Prom-iscuous

September 4th, 2016


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 …

70: Jagged Little Parodies

August 14th, 2016


69: Sex By Numbers

August 7th, 2016


68 Paul: The Family Misfit

July 31st, 2016


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 @

67 Chandrika: From India With Love

July 17th, 2016


66: I Hate Summer Vacation

July 10th, 2016


Kids endure their version of a summer vacation from hell.   The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.  Listen @

65: Cold War Kids

July 3rd, 2016


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 …

64 Carolyn: Dad vs The Love Boat

June 19th, 2016


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 …

63: Dazed and Confused

June 12th, 2016


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 …

62 Naomi: Harry Potter Fan Fiction

June 5th, 2016


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 …

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

May 22nd, 2016


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.  …

60 Angela: I Have Bad Gaydar

May 15th, 2016


59 Nicole: Don’t Mess with a Texas Momma

May 8th, 2016


58 Forbidden Crushes Part 3: My Secret Gay Crush

April 24th, 2016


57 Forbidden Crushes Part 2: The Janitor

April 17th, 2016


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. …

56 Forbidden Crushes part 1: The Vice Principal

April 10th, 2016


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 …

55: Bases Loaded

April 3rd, 2016


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 …

54: Don’t F*ck with Emiko

March 20th, 2016


53: Diary Of An Ugly American

March 13th, 2016


52: The Period Piece (There Will Be Blood)

March 6th, 2016


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 @

51: How Not To Win An Oscar

February 22nd, 2016


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, …

50: I Was A Boy Band Fangirl

February 15th, 2016


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 …

49: Why Do I Date A**Holes?

February 8th, 2016


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 …

48: City Mouse vs Country Mouse

January 25th, 2016


Dueling tales of teens that grew up in vastly different worlds.  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of PRX from Radiotopia.  Listen @

47 Will: I Was A Teenage Media Mogul

January 18th, 2016


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 …

46 Jill: Dear Grandpa

January 11th, 2016


Bonus Episode: Mortified Meets The Allusionist

January 4th, 2016


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 …

45 Emma: The Girl Who Cried Y2K

December 28th, 2015


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 …

44 Christina: Dear Santa, I Want A Headbanger

December 21st, 2015


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 …

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

December 7th, 2015


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 …

42 Jason: King of Scotland

November 30th, 2015


41 Jackie: How Not To Be Grateful

November 23rd, 2015


In honor of Thanksgiving, we present the story of an ungrateful teenager who starts a gratitude journal in the hope of becoming a better person and …

40 Sarah: Everyone Knows I Love You

November 16th, 2015


39 Katie: My Stripper Play

November 9th, 2015


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, …

38: Kids on The Campaign Trail

November 2nd, 2015


In honor of primary season, Mortified presents two tales of kids who encounter politics and campaigning for the first time.  Hear more episodes at …

37: Mortified’s Monsters of Halloween

October 26th, 2015


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 …

36 Tyler & Janelle: Love, America Online Style

October 19th, 2015


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 …

35 Colin: Don’t Tell Anyone I Like You

October 12th, 2015


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

34 Jessica: I was a Ten Year-Old Maid

October 5th, 2015


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 …

33 Erin: My Dad Read My Diary!

September 21st, 2015


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

September 14th, 2015


The journals of a secretly sensitive high school football player.  Featuring a special interview with NFL Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson on …

31: Mortified’s Tribute To Teachers’ Pets

September 7th, 2015


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 …

30 Darryl: The Horny Romantic

August 31st, 2015


29: Mortified’s Tribute to Neurotic Teens

August 24th, 2015


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 …

28 Xiomara: Searching for The Cure

August 17th, 2015


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 …

27 Jessica: I Was A Teen Prison Wife

August 10th, 2015


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

26 Robert: Holy Love Triangle

August 3rd, 2015


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

25 Ashley: Why I Hate The SATs

July 27th, 2015


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.  …

24 Damian: Friends with Benefits

July 20th, 2015


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.

23 Retta: The Academic

July 13th, 2015


NBC’s Parks & Recreation star, Retta, shares her geeky high school diaries on the Mortified stage.  Proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn …

22 Joan: 50 Shades of Awkward

July 6th, 2015


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

21: Mortified’s Summer Camp Spectacular!

June 29th, 2015


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  Proud member of …

20 Lizzy: My Semester in South Africa

June 22nd, 2015


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

19 Stacey: Life of the Party

June 15th, 2015


Drugs! Booze! Boys! The diary of a teenage party girl in the 90s. Learn more about Mortified at A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

18 Jordan: Jurassic Park Fan Fiction

June 8th, 2015


A sixth grader’s failed attempt to write an alternate version of his favorite film, Jurassic Park.   The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

17 Katie: Saving Katharine Hepburn

June 1st, 2015


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  A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

16 Brooke: I Was A Teenage Witch

May 25th, 2015


The diaries of a teenage witch.  To learn more about Mortified visit The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

15 Tynan: Peace! One Luv!

May 18th, 2015


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 …

14 Jenny: Is My Boyfriend Gay?

May 11th, 2015


The diaries of a high school girl whose first boyfriend is clearly gay. To learn more about Mortified visit  The Mortified Podcast …

13 David: Mile High Club

May 4th, 2015


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  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from …

12 Keri: Handies are OK

April 27th, 2015


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  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member …

11 Heath: Lesser Than Zero

April 20th, 2015


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 …

10 Sarah: Nerd Hunter

April 13th, 2015


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 …

09 Steve: Gringo of the Year

April 6th, 2015


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 …

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

March 30th, 2015


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  The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from …

07 Sherry: Good Cheer

March 23rd, 2015


The diaries of a just-graduated high school cheerleader who embarks on a relationship with a local football coach.  To learn more about Mortified …

06 Adam: Rhyme or Reason

March 16th, 2015


The pretentious poetry of a high school know-it-all who butts heads with his English Teacher.  To learn more about Mortified visit  …

05 Alessandra: Lips

March 9th, 2015


The high school diaries of a late bloomer determined to land her first boyfriend.  To learn more about Mortified visit  The …

04 Jimmy: Throw in the Towel

March 2nd, 2015


The diaries of a closeted teenager who relied on pop songs and soap operas to survive high school.  To learn more about Mortified visit …

03 Kevin: Final Frontier

February 23rd, 2015


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 …

02 Sakena: Mr. Telephone Man

February 16th, 2015


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 The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of …

01 Tom: My Funny Valentine

February 5th, 2015


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 …

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