The Mortified Podcast

The Mortified Podcast

United Kingdom

The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids– diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond– in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.


89: An Ode to Childhood Pets  

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. Listen @

88: Titanic Ruined My Love Life  

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 "Jacked" by Titanic. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen @

87: Kids That Protest  

Tales of precocious kids who fight for causes they haven't completely thought out.

86 Celebrity Obsession pt3: Royalty (w Frightened Rabbit)  

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 Frightened Rabbit. With special appearances by Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist and Answer Me This and Dr. Martin Zaltz Austwick from Answer Me This and Song by Song.

85 Celebrity Obsession Pt2: Dear Mr. Belvedere  

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.

84 Celebrity Obsession Pt1: Fan Letters  

Ever write a fan letter you regret? Part 1 of Unlikely Celebrity Obsessions features some truly misguided fan mail and a special appearance by Garfunkel and Oates' Kate Miccuci.

83: My New Year’s Resolution is…You  

You're never too young to turn the page... and make totally a unrealistic New Year's resolution.

82: Merry Gift-Mas  

Celebrate the holiday season with misadventures of adolescent gift giving.

81 Diary of a Trans Man: Confessions of Kelly Shortandqueer  

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

80: It’s A Family Affair  

In honor of the discord that shows up around the Thanksgiving table, we present tales of kids who don't quite the concept of family togetherness.

79 Amy: Diaries of a First Generation Kid  

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 bookish type.

78: Revenge of the Redheaded Nerds  

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 former bullies. With a special appearance by Zach Ward, the infamous bully from "A Christmas Story."

77: My Worst Fear  

In honor of Halloween, mortifying tales about the kind of fears kids actually have.

76: Totally Juvenile Election Special  

Need relief from all the juvenile antics of campaign season? MORTIFIED'S TOTALLY JUVENILE ELECTION SPECIAL is your antidote to the political tantrums featuring stories of the strange campaigns we waged as kids. Featuring special guest, NPR White House correspondent TAMARA KEITH.

75: Confessions of a Duran Duran Fan  

Travel back in time to the 80s to hear girls who were Hungry Like The Wolf for their favorite band.

74: My Diary Will Go Down in History  

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  

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.

72 Back to School Series:  Homecoming Ruined My Life  

Our Back To School Series continues with the tale of a teenager who couldn't get a date to homecoming.

71 Back to School Series: Prom-iscuous  

Will you dance with me? Go Back to School with Mortified and remember the awkwardness of school dances.

70: Jagged Little Parodies  

Tales Teens who parody Jagged Little Pill. Featuring clips from a conversation Mortified did with Alanis Morissette.

Video player is in betaClose