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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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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. ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2018
  • Length: 22:02
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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 Radio...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2017
  • Length: 18:40
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In today’s episode, we’re trying something different: we’re just telling a story. No commentary at all. The story is about a kid who went on a spon...

  • Added: Dec 25, 2017
  • Length: 16:52
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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 episod...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2017
  • Length: 24:01
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What happens teenagers have the hots for their next door neighbor. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @ getmort...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2017
  • Length: 21:30
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The story of girl who copes with feeling like a misfit by inventing imaginary pen pal relationships with Movie of the Week characters. The Mortifie...

  • Added: Jun 18, 2017
  • Length: 24:06
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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 p...

Bought by KVNF


  • Added: Mar 19, 2017
  • Length: 23:03
  • Purchases: 1
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Ever write a fan letter you regret? Part 1 of Unlikely Celebrity Obsessions features some truly misguided fan mail and a special appearance by Garf...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:10
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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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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 book...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2016
  • Length: 19:43
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Rich recognizes the similarities between his childhood and the youth he works with in Urban Warriors. He stresses that youth have choices, even if ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:37
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Alberto’s convoy security truck is hit with an IED in Iraq, and the military recognizes his service with a Purple Heart. After returning from war, ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 06:15
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Noah’s childhood was full of instability as he and his family moved from place to place and shelter to shelter. The strict rules of the shelters we...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 07:49
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Need relief from all the juvenile antics of campaign season? From PRX's Radiotopia, "MORTIFIED'S TOTALLY JUVENILE ELECTION SPECIAL" is your antidot...

Bought by WUTC, KJZZ, Troy Public Radio, KALW, WCQS and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 51:58
  • Purchases: 25
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Just Say No? This is your brain on drugs? Find out the ridiculous and misguided ways teenagers actually deal with drugs.

Bought by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


  • Added: Jun 12, 2016
  • Length: 25:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Diaries of a teenager who always seems to fall for guys who just aren't into women.

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 19:46
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Part 1 in our Forbidden Crush Series features a teenager that obsessed over the school's most powerful authority figure.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:37
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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 abso...

  • Added: Apr 03, 2016
  • Length: 32:52
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An outspoken goth uses the school newspaper to tell off the popular kids.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 20:16
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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 ...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2016
  • Length: 24:06
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A teenager writes her diary to her recently deceased grandfather -- only to share with him every graphic detail about her love life.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 21:46
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In honor of the holiday season, Mortified presents the story of a sheltered middle-schooler who writes to Santa Claus for a boyfriend.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2015
  • Length: 21:24
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A teenage misfit tries to empower himself by taking on the persona of a medieval Scottish King.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 21:44
  • Purchases: 1