Based on the popular international stage show and documentary series, The Mortified Podcast features adults sharing the embarrassing things they created as kids– diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond– in front of total strangers. Relive the awkwardness of adolescence with true tales of teen angst, from the hilarious to the heartbreaking. Each episode offers listeners an all-access pass to Mortified live shows worldwide (from Denver to DC to Dublin), intimate interviews, and occasional special guests (including Elijah Wood, Kate Micucci, CHVRCHES, Alison Brie, Retta, Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit, Busy Phillips, Lol Tolhurst of The Cure, NPR's Tamara Keith, or members of the Radiotopia family). Share the shame. Based in Los Angeles, CA.



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Meet the creators

Dave Nadelberg and Neil Katcher


David Nadelberg is the founder of Mortified, which creates stage shows, books, TV series, films, a podcast and radio specials. His work with Mortified has been celebrated by All Things Considered, This American Life, Boston Globe, USA Today, Time, and Newsweek, which hailed the project “a cultural phenomenon.” In 2011, Nadelberg hosted two seasons of the Sundance TV interview series, The Mortified Sessions, featuring conversations with artists and entrepreneurs. He has created TV projects for a variety of studios and networks (ABC, WB, Netflix, Comedy Central, UPN, VH1, Jim Henson). In addition to his work with Mortified, Nadelberg is a writer, producer, host and public speaker.


Neil Katcher is a writer and producer. He is the producer of feature-length documentary, “Mortified Nation” and co-creator of “The Mortified Sessions” on Sundance Channel.  He is a co-editor of the “Mortified” book series. Recently, he co-wrote a feature-length documentary, “Pablo.”  Previously, he served as Story Editor for “The Kids in the Hall” national tour, “Live as Will Ever Be” and their IFC mini-series “Death Comes to Town.”  Katcher has written, developed and produced numerous television projects for Comedy Central, CBC, IFC, TLC, Discovery and History Channel.  His stories have appeared in “Chicken Soup for the Soul” and The Jewish Journal.

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