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Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up

Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids Dan Misener

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    • 4.7 • 562 Ratings

Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up

    "I don't feel like celebrating" (Anniversary Special)

    "I don't feel like celebrating" (Anniversary Special)

    It’s our final episode of season 6, and the 13th anniversary of Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids. To celebrate, we revisit some of our all-time favourite readings from the archives.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    "Hugs and kisses aren't enough" (Toronto)

    "Hugs and kisses aren't enough" (Toronto)

    Holly gets her friends out of jail, Vince lists his favourite things, Peggy crushes on Matthew Perry, and much more. Recorded live at The Royal Cinema in Toronto.
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    • 33 min
    "I'm writing this stark naked" (Montréal)

    "I'm writing this stark naked" (Montréal)

    Dan hates camp, Amanda gets naked in the rain, Ash has a crush on a barista, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.
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    • 30 min
    "Mr. Sexy wears a thong" (Moncton)

    "Mr. Sexy wears a thong" (Moncton)

    Amanda stinks up her school, Kate imagines a US-Canada war, Kayla describes Mr. Sexy, and much more. Recorded live at The Caveau in Moncton.
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    "I need adventure" (Kitchener)

    "I need adventure" (Kitchener)

    Rachel predicts the future, Tim carries a knife, Sara compares Lucy Maud Montgomery to Stephen King, and much more. Recorded live at TWH Social in Kitchener.
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    • 30 min
    "Kissed by a wet donkey" (Saskatoon)

    "Kissed by a wet donkey" (Saskatoon)

    Corrinne wants a pet gerbil, Heather wants to see balls, Lauryn wants to run away from home, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.
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    • 26 min

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4.7 out of 5
562 Ratings

562 Ratings

husky 202 ,

Love

I am a teen and this helpful and funny but the part where they talked about balls and stuff is so funny that I fell out of my chair and my and dad was like why did you fall out of your chair and I let them listen and I got my phone taken then the next day I got my phone back and I know how she feels bc my grandma died of stage 4 melatonin cancer April 2 2019 um I was in school when I got home and heard that Ugh I felt liked I died bc she was my whole word and stuff like I was happy though out the whole school then this happened and my boyfriend broke up with me the same day and I have pictures of her and I wish she was here with me right now and then after Christmas of 2020 my great great grandpa died of lung cancer and then 2022 my aunt died of coronavirus then my cousin which was my aunt oldest daughter died in a car accident this year and she had two kids one was one year old and the other was five years old and so yeah I’m crying while writing this so yeah that’s how I feel right now and I’m 16 and this is soooo funny peace idea um so I wrote that how I loved a boy in my school and how I did wired stuff so that he would like me I have stuff to add I’m an adult now I’m 21 and now that I have kids and a husband me and him listen to it our kids listen to it and have the time there like mommy what dose sex’s mean and I’m like your not old enough to know that yet sweet pea

Dunkers56 ,

Help

As a teen my self it is nice to know I’m not the only going through all of this weird and wacky stuff.

Oonacorn ,

PLEASE BRING THIS BACK!

I love this podcast soooo much literally it’s HILARIOUS I start laughing whenever I listen to it… but I need more episodes!!!

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