The Mortified Podcast

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. Mortified is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at


192: What I Learned From My Parents

Teenagers confront the notion of living out their parents’ wishes. A teenage girl feels confined by her parents’ narrow expectations. And when a teenage boy decides to go along with his dad’s expectations, he learns a lesson in how to rewrite his family history. 

Featuring Nygel Turner, co-host of Adult-ISH from YR Media and Radiotopia.

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 2020-06-20  34m