261 episodes

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. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.  -------------------// CREDITS: Podcast produced and hosted by Neil Katcher and David Nadelberg. Stage show created by David Nadelberg. Learn more: GetMortified.com.  // TV: Watch our concert film, Mortified Nation, and our 6-part mini series, The Mortified Guide, now on Tubi and other platforms.  // BOOKS: We've also got a guided journal, My Mortified Life, that prompts you to compare your life to your childhood self.  We've also got 2 Mortified anthologies.  // GAME: Check out our confessional card game, I Can't Believe I Did That.  // KIDS SHOWS: We also made an awesome podcast for kids 9-13 called Ooh You're in Trouble. It's kind of like we made Mortified Jr. Each episode features a true story about a moment when someone broke a rule growing up, and what happened when they did. It's an educational and comedic series that delivers exciting stories while helping kid's define their sense of ethics. 

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 2.2K Ratings

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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. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.  -------------------// CREDITS: Podcast produced and hosted by Neil Katcher and David Nadelberg. Stage show created by David Nadelberg. Learn more: GetMortified.com.  // TV: Watch our concert film, Mortified Nation, and our 6-part mini series, The Mortified Guide, now on Tubi and other platforms.  // BOOKS: We've also got a guided journal, My Mortified Life, that prompts you to compare your life to your childhood self.  We've also got 2 Mortified anthologies.  // GAME: Check out our confessional card game, I Can't Believe I Did That.  // KIDS SHOWS: We also made an awesome podcast for kids 9-13 called Ooh You're in Trouble. It's kind of like we made Mortified Jr. Each episode features a true story about a moment when someone broke a rule growing up, and what happened when they did. It's an educational and comedic series that delivers exciting stories while helping kid's define their sense of ethics. 

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    257: The Doogie or The Vinnie

    257: The Doogie or The Vinnie

    Segments include: A boy, Mat, fears he might become a sidekick. A girl, Keri, struggles with feelings of being overshadowed by a classmate. Finally, a teenager named Cassandra pines to be seen as anything more than a friend. CREDITS: Podcast produced and hosted by Neil Katcher and David Nadelberg. Stage show created by David Nadelberg. OTHER PROJECTS FROM MORTIFIED MEDIA:// STAGE: We currently have local chapters in 9 US locations. See upcoming events at getmortified.com/live. // TV: Watch our concert film, Mortified Nation, and our 6-part mini series, The Mortified Guide, now on Tubi and other platforms. // KIDS PODCAST: We also made an awesome podcast for kids 9-13 called Ooh You're in Trouble. It's kind of like we made Mortified Jr. Each episode features a true story about a moment when someone broke a rule growing up, and what happened when they did. It's an educational and comedic series that delivers exciting stories while helping kid's define their sense of ethics. // BOOKS: We've also got a guided journal, My Mortified Life, that prompts you to compare your life to your childhood self.  We've also got 2 Mortified anthologies.  // GAME: Check out our confessional card game, I Can't Believe I Did That.  

    • 35 min
    256: Most Mortified - Denver vs. SF/Oakland

    256: Most Mortified - Denver vs. SF/Oakland

    Mortified celebrates 20 years with a friendly beer-league-level competition that pits city vs city.  This week, Mortified's Denver chapter faces off against Mortified's SF/Oakland chapter.  Stories include: The diary of Lori, a rebellious high schooler who joins the cotton judging team. Also, the story of a girl, Katie, who uses a big lie to land her first girlfriend. 

    • 33 min
    255: "We Made Out, etc."

    255: "We Made Out, etc."

    To celebrate twenty years of Mortified, hear two performances -- one from this past year and the other, originally performed at the first ever Mortified performance.  This episode features performances by Kate Keleher and Kerri Pomarolli.  Find Kerri's standup comedy at http://www.kerripom.com

    • 32 min
    254: Most Mortified - ATX vs. PDX

    254: Most Mortified - ATX vs. PDX

    Mortified celebrates 20 years with a friendly beer-league-level competition that pits city vs city.  This week, Mortified's Portland chapter faces off against Mortified's Austin chapter.  Stories include: A middle schooler turns detective in her pursuit of her crush. And, a boy who turns into Medieval royalty to feel better about his social status. 

    • 42 min
    253: The Origin Story

    253: The Origin Story

    Ever wonder how Mortified began? To celebrate the project's 20th anniversary, Mortified founder David Nadelberg shares the show's origin story including: never-before-heard recordings from the debut stage show, behind the scenes trivia and the unsent love letter that started it all. 

    • 31 min
    252 Plenty of Fish

    252 Plenty of Fish

    Surprise episode! Hear the journal of Brett Freedman, a closeted middle schooler in the 1980s who tries to keep 2 things alive— his fish and his hopes for romance. Recorded in Los Angeles. Featured in our encore segment: Jimmy Radosta’s Grinch-y Christmas journal, recorded in Portland, OR. And stay tuned, a batch of new episodes are coming in the first half of 2024.

    The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Produced by Neil Katcher and David Nadelberg.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.2K Ratings

2.2K Ratings

Anonymous89902224 ,

Great, lighthearted podcast that reminds you how weird we all are in the best way!

Love listening to these old diary/journal entries read aloud by those who rediscovered them. Have found myself laughing out loud too many times in public. Would recommend! Wish they had new episodes coming out still.

flowyrgurl ,

Amazing Podcast

Love this podcast. So funny. The only thing I would change is some of the speakers are very irritating and shouldn’t be showcased on the show because of their obsessive clearing of the throat, always saying UM, taking huge inbreaths, or smacking of their mouths. Unfortunately have to skip past these ones. You’d think with something that is just voice based that these things would matter.

Meljojola ,

I discovered this podcast TODAY

It’s the funniest most amazing podcast ever. Favorite so far is “plenty of fish” and “dude poet society” Crying of laughter!

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