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Nola asks her classmates about their internet personas--what they're like, why they have them, and how they feel about them--in this engaging vox p...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2019
  • Length: 07:22
Caption: Sean and His Girlfriend, Credit: Sonia Duran-Martinez
Seventeen-year-old Sean doesn't consider himself a romantic guy, but he knows girls like romance, and he likes girls, so he sets out to figure out ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 06:29
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Ever Break someone's heart and have it come back to haunt you? Tales of teens who discover if dating karma exists.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2018
  • Length: 25:24
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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 goin...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2018
  • Length: 27:04
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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 ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2018
  • Length: 20:08
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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...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2018
  • Length: 19:49
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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 at...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:59
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In this special Mother's Day episode of Palestinians Podcast you'll hear about Nadia Abuelezam's childhood and her love for her mother. Specificall...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 13:59
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In this episode of Palestinians Podcast, we feature a young Gazan health educator and nursing student Hamza Moghari. Hamza is one of the writers wi...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2017
  • Length: 14:38
Caption: My Mentor, Mike Marley
When racism changes everything. A late night recitation on that teenage decision of what will be your identity in matter of your friend's racism...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2016
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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This Mortified Mixtape episode is devoted to sensitive teenage guys who aren't afraid to wear their hearts on their sleeves. With a special perform...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2015
  • Length: 30:15
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Saved AOL chats from the 90s of Tyler, a self-professed nerd and Janelle, his high school crush. Together, they re-hash them, in all their comedic...

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  • Added: Oct 18, 2015
  • Length: 21:46
  • Purchases: 1
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An incredibly shy teenager overcomes a speech impediment and works up the courage to ask out a girl.

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 19:53
  • Purchases: 1
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The journals of a confused teenager who waffles between his romantic side and his raging hormones.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 20:09
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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.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2015
  • Length: 15:17
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Responding to our pieces with Dr. Jeff Menzise and Dr. Augustine Romero, Professor Torres-Velasquez of the Latino Education Taskforce integrates th...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2014
  • Length: 06:58
Caption: Paul Strack reads "Rainbow Cherrios"
This week: Out of the Mouth of Babes, with stories by Melanie Baden, Carrie Case, and Paul Strack. True stories told by the Southerners who lived t...

  • Added: Jul 03, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: J.W. Taylor reads on Tales from the South
Our Annual Love Show, with stories about the things we do for love. Stories by Sandra Hamilton, Pat Gillum, and J.W. Taylor. True stories told by t...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2013
  • Length: 34:00

  • Added: Feb 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:15
Caption: Martin Ferguson on Tales from the South
It's our Annual 1-Hour Holiday Special, in two parts. Christmas memories by Mary Lester, Wetzel LaGrone, Sara Baker, Martin Ferguson, Ann Talman, a...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2013
  • Length: 33:00
Caption: Wayne Ball reads "The Secret"
This week it's stories about best laid plans, and how those plans go amiss. Stories by Wayne Ball, Peter O'Connell, and Mark Isbell. All stories ar...

  • Added: Dec 25, 2012
  • Length: :00
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This week's stories are all about the tensions that exist within families. Stories by Randi Romo, JB Hogan, and George Smith. True stories told by ...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Jacorey Monterio, Credit: Portland Press Herald
From the outside, Jacorey looks like the party guy - he's 16, has his own apartment and seems to be living large. But Jacorey's private desire for ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2012
  • Length: 06:58
Caption: Clark Blaise
Tin Roof Project featuring acclaimed writer Clark Blaise reading his story "The Bridge" about his childhood in the South. In collaboration with the...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2012
  • Length: 29:00
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This week our writers show us the not-so-pretty world of bullies and those being bullied. Stories by Angela Gattin, Wyatt Jones, and J.W. Taylor. T...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2012
  • Length: 29:00