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Caption: Tales From the Road in Under 5 Minutes, Credit: Comedian Jan McInnis
Oprah’s show could boost your comedy career, and Jan had her crack at it! Hear how it turned out!

  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 04:21
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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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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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Short form audio fiction about a man and his TV crime drama-induced phobia. One of 8 finalists in the Third Coast Short Docs Challenge, 2016.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2017
  • Length: 02:40
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Tales of kids whose pets weren't just their best friend, they were EVERYTHING. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. List...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:37
  • Purchases: 2
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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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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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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.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2016
  • Length: 16:05
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How was that for you? In honor of our 69th episode, teenagers use numbers to rate, rank and relate to sex.

  • Added: Aug 07, 2016
  • Length: 22:47
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What happens when everyone in your family knows you're the black sheep?

  • Added: Jul 31, 2016
  • Length: 18:09
Caption: Mortified logo, Credit: Jered Bogli
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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Kids endure their version of a summer vacation from hell.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:01
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A religious father refuses to let his daughter get corrupted by The Love Boat and other 80s pop culture.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2016
  • Length: 20:13
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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