Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids

Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids Podcast

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

"Hottie Hunter" (Victoria)
Marissa goes hottie hunting, Anna dislikes piano lessons, Jeni writes an unauthorized sequel to a 1964 young adult novel, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Victoria eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Mr. Sexy Legs" (Vancouver)
Carol watches Titanic, Alan shares a pun-filled geography lesson, Ev contemplates success and failure, and much more. Recorded live at The York Theatre in Vancouver.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"A burning furnace of hatred" (Victoria)
Zebariah hates Bill Gates, Haidee hates two of her friends, Loreen gives her sister a very unusual birthday card, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Victoria eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I thought my mom was an alien" (Toronto)
Luke wants a pet, Holly goes to a teen dance, Suzan grieves for a llama, and much more. Recorded live at The Royal Cinema in Toronto.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I love oral hygiene" (Fredericton)
Brittany investigates a bank robbery, Mike can’t do yo-yo tricks, Ashley wants to pierce her tongue, and much more. Recorded live at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Fredericton eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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🇨🇦 “The Great White North” (Canada Day special)
To celebrate Canada Day this July 1, it’s a very special episode full of childhood and teenage writing about our home and native land. Letters to Canadian prime ministers, encounters with Canadian wildlife, a harsh introduction to Canadian weather, and much more.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad ch...

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"How dirty are you?" (Montréal)
Cora stalks a boy, Jeff puts an unusual spin on a classic children’s story, Eliza learns about personification, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Montréal eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"The worst mistake of my whole entire life" (Edmonton)
Anna documents her first kiss, Laura regrets shoplifting, Eloise wants to rid the world of communism, and much more. Recorded live at The Rec Room in Edmonton.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Edmonton eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"My hormones were flying" (Regina)
Kate writes poems about Prince William, Lynette describes her first kiss, Hannah’s brothers fart in her room, and much more. Recorded live at The Artesian in Regina.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Regina eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Mom, put on some clothes!" (Calgary)
Hannah asks God an important question, Chris’s brother comes home, Marta loses her virginity, and much more. Recorded live at the Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University in Calgary.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Calgary eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Puberty has taken her" (Montréal)
Nisha gets drunk, Danielle falls in love on the bus, nobody eats the fish Jonah caught, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Montréal eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Let the devil take my soul" (Winnipeg)
Carley writes a postcard to a famous musician, Rheannon gets her heart broken, Sara shares a moral tale about wishes, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Winnipeg eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"We all smelled like poo" (Saskatoon)
Kim writes a ransom note, Kurt tells the story of a magic jungle mouse, Julianna falls off a tractor, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.Show notesKim’s ransom noteSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Saskatoon eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Get down and party" (Woodford)
Jemma tricks her grandma, Mark writes a rap song, Glen fights a skeleton, and much more. Recorded live at the Woodford Folk Festival.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Hunting for Yowies" (Woodford)
Kate tries to drop her boyfriend, Sax hunts Yowies, Oliver debunks the concept of true love, and much more. Recorded live at the Woodford Folk Festival.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Passion at its finest" (Valentine's Day special)
From secret crushes to breakup poems, raging hormones to long distance love letters... it's a very special episode of Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids dedicated to love, romance, and the awkward, awesome things things that can happen when kids fall in, and out of love.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"No better than a rag" (Yellowknife)
Jane explains the miracle of sponges, Chris tells the tale of a mischievous elf, Emily has an incident on the monkey bars, and much more. Recorded live at the Black Knight in Yellowknife.Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Yellowknife eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Punk rock is today’s revolution" (Victoria)
Julia picks up a hitchhiker, Mitra goes to a dance, Doug gets scientific, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"The Republic of Dad" (Montréal)
Paul critiques Pop Art, Nisha recounts a feline miracle, Serenay drafts a UN resolution, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I wrecked his little heart" (Montréal)
Kim is mad at Britney Spears, Daniel raps a love song, Myra wonders if she’s fake, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Make the bed creak" (Toronto)
Vicky writes a letter to all the boys in the world, Erica reviews a Weird Al Yankovic concert, Jane wonders about the future, and much more. Recorded live at the Royal Cinema in Toronto in partnership with The Word on the Street Festival.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Farting in the bath" (Vancouver)
Annelies farts in the bathtub, Emilie overhears her parents having sex, Ryan shares a Star Trek Christmas story, and much more. Recorded live at The York Theatre in Vancouver, in partnership with ONE TO ONE, a children’s literacy program.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Once upon a time in Barfland" (Kitchener)
Stephanie shops for underwear, Sean re-writes “The Three Little Pigs,” Tanis dreams of Jonathan Brandis, and much more. Recorded live at The Walper Hotel in Kitchener.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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Halloween Spooktacular
A very special episode full of spooky, scary, spine-tingling childhood and teenage writing, recorded live across Canada.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Mouth-to-mouth contact" (Toronto)
Chris has a Star Trek sex dream, Luke gets a haircut, Lauren swears (a lot), and much more. Recorded live at the Royal Cinema in Toronto in partnership with The Word on the Street Festival. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventFeatured authors from The Word on the Street 2018: Uzma Jalaluddin, Hana Shafi, Lauren ToyotaRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanT...

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"A virginal sex goddess" (St. Albert)
Taylor lights a canoe on fire, Maura experiences an embarassing gas leak, Vanessa sees Daniel Radcliffe nude, and much more. Recorded live at the Arden Theatre in St. Albert. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Albert eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"P.S. I only love you for your money" (St. Albert)
Trisha writes an “ode to Steve,” Kate compares sex to pizza, Jennifer argues about her phone curfew, and much more. Recorded live at in St. Albert. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Albert eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Grandma slept in her bed naked" (Toronto)
Leah accepts an Oscar, Dylan starts a horse club, Brian gets a blood test at camp, and much more. Recorded live at the Royal Cinema in Toronto. Show notesThe Secret Life of CanadaSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Dear Michael Jackson" (Calgary)
Inez gets her first boyfriend, Wade writes California Raisins fan fiction, Jessica shares passive aggressive poetry, and much more. Recorded live at the Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University in Calgary. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Calgary eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm...

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"I’m worried about dry humping" (Vancouver)
Debra gets her period, Chris writes a crime novel, Jayda falls in love at first sight, and much more. Recorded live at the York Theatre in Vancouver. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Big pimpin' life goals" (Ottawa)
Matt pulls pranks, Yasmina visits Rome, Janna reads her personal mission statement, and much more. Recorded live at The Gladstone Theatre in Ottawa. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Ottawa eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"A handy turn of events" (Calgary)
Luke writes a breakup letter, Jason curses his romantic rival, Kristina shares a poem about a scab, and much more. Recorded live at the Leacock Theatre at Mount Royal University in Calgary. Show notesThis episode features a special guest appearance by TariqSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Calgary eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more ab...

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"My purity ring" (Vancouver)
Brittany writes to her future husband, Marlene contemplates going all the way, Luke imagines life as a tugboat, and much more. Recorded live at the York Theatre in Vancouver. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I will burn you with my flaming positivity" (Kingston)
Lori writes a fan letter to New Kids on the Block, Simone runs for student government, Aerlie and Jolene share a forbidden friendship, and much more. Recorded live at the Kingston Canadian Film Festival. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Kingston, Ontario eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph...

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"Arousal ≠ chastity" (Saskatoon)
Carmody lusts after Gary Oldman, Hank gets hit in the face, Mackenzie has a wart removed, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon.Support GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Saskatoon eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"People are becoming fanatical about computers" (Saskatoon)
Sarah makes rules for her future children, Val recaps the early 1980s, Cody reads a spooky Choose Your Own Adventure-style story, and much more. Recorded live at The Broadway Theatre in Saskatoon. Show notesCody's story: Haunted HouseSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Saskatoon eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. ...

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"Technically, I'm a witch" (Chicago)
Danielle sings about arithmetic, Lydia remembers her grandfather, Robbie writes a letter to the universe, and much more. Recorded live in Chicago. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Your bum, my pillow" (Winnipeg)
Brigette puts her heart on eBay, Kyra warns snoopers, Radean obsesses about bubble gum, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Winnipeg eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I wore my hot pants" (Thunder Bay)
Jessica obsesses over Paula Abdul, Emma imagines being Prime Minister, Will shares a sci-fi horror story, and much more. Recorded live at The Finlandia Club in Thunder Bay. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Thunder Bay eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"We played strip poker and held a private séance" (Fredericton)
Marsha plays strip poker, Genevieve solves a mystery, Julia hates her entire family, and much more. Recorded live at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Fredericton eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Orange juice douche" (Toronto)
Ryan gets in a fight, Adelade describes a very special dog, Fredde reads from his DeadJournal, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac Club in Toronto. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"My mom's heart" (Kitchener)
Jessica describes the perfect guy, Moody reads a love poem, Meredith explains important rules for witches, and much more. Recorded live at The Walper Hotel in Kitchener. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Kitchener eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"One big, long, painful, adolescent experiment" (Ottawa)
Caitlin contemplates her first kiss, Todd writes a poem about picking your nose, Melanie reviews The X-Files, and much more. Recorded live at The Gladstone Theatre in Ottawa. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Ottawa eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I wish I could French kiss" (Fredericton)
Ryan lives the “rock star” life, Julie documents a secret crush, Pat wants a bike, and much more. Recorded live at Charlotte Street Arts Centre in Fredericton.Support GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Fredericton eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Indolent people with tacky ideas" (Charlottetown)
Em explains the perils of pornography, Wendy writes long-distance love letters, Chet imagines villainous owls, and much more. Recorded live at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall in Charlottetown. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Charlottetown eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...

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"It touched my feelings like a sledgehammer" (Peterborough)
James writes a letter to Prime Minister Joe Clark, Mélanie crushes over MSN, Lisa predicts the future, and much more. Recorded live at Market Hall Performing Arts Centre in Peterborough. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Peterborough eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Beating the bush" (Toronto)
Chris discovers he’s gay, Tegan writes poems about Ebola, Ariana falls in love with an older man, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto. Ariana's poem in this episode was written at a point in her life when she was "really into slam poetry." Her poem's format was inspired by Kevin Kantor's "Honest Confessions on Letting Go." Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podingto...

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"You can't moose hunt for a living" (Toronto)
Trevor fights Dracula, Peggy writes for her friend's zine, Ryan is valedictorian for the class of '96, and much more. Recorded live at the Hot Docs Podcast Festival in Toronto.Red Man LaughingNow or Never - CBC RadioThe Nod - Gimlet MediaSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Toronto eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices....

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"Naked hugs are the best" (Calgary)
Anastassia gives naked hugs, Khulud hunts for boys, Helen laments her evil step-grandmother, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Calgary eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Witch with a capital B" (Victoria)
Sheila shares a wartime record, Gregory moves to a new city, Elyse compares humans to dinosaurs, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria, BC. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Victoria eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"To bathe or not to bathe?" (St. Albert)
Jordan is outraged by citrus fruit, Millie explains how to live with a kangaroo, Jeannine writes a poem about hygiene, and much more. Recorded live at The Arden Theatre in St. Albert. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Albert eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Thinking about getting stoned" (Ottawa)
Todd worries that he’s sitting next to a corpse, Rose reads poems about unrequited love, Diane wishes upon a star, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk’s in Ottawa. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Ottawa eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Ten things I love about Matt" (Vancouver)
Zahida passes out during sex ed, Geoff writes a very Canadian spy story, Mandy gets a crush on the class president, and much more. Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Brains are better than boobs" (St. Albert)
Maura contemplates puberty, Matt poops his pants, Michelle imagines a family of horses, and much more. Recorded live at The Arden Theatre in St. Albert. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our St. Albert eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebook Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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“Kiss virgin" (Vancouver)
Ivy puts a flashlight in her mouth, Alex shares a jealous teen love letter, Jasmin kisses a boy in Stanley Park, and much more. Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver. Show notesSupport GRTTWaK. Become a patron.Photos from our Vancouver eventRate or review GRTTWaK in iTunesJoin the email newsletterUpcoming live eventsMusic by Podington Bear and LullatoneClosing theme is “Oh Dear Diary” by SloanTwitterInstagramFacebookLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"He was puberized" (Ottawa)
Michelle meets her cute penpal, Fadhili obsesses over Transformers, Marty shares a whale of a tale, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Single and ready to mingle" (Kitchener)
Elizabeth faces a betrayal, Nitica disagrees with the President of India, Nathan searches for loopholes, and much more. Recorded live at the Registry Theatre in Kitchener, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I practically broke my butt" (Sudbury)
Kayla mourns the passing of Napster, Matthew visits Death Cliff, Jessica writes love letters set in the future, and much more. Recorded live at Fromagerie Elgin in Sudbury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"You are not a beefcake" (Toronto)
Sarah writes a fan letter to Dean Cain, Chandra has a steamy make-out session, Anuj shares a story about the human reproductive system, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"He went to Uranus" (Winnipeg)
Suzie explains why it's good to lie (sometimes), Kameron wishes for a job with good pay, Carly and Lauren visit Planet Oreo, and much more. Recorded live at The Park Theatre in Winnipeg.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Joey the Hormone" (Montréal)
Kate shaves her armpits, Jeffrey meets a religious blood cell, Mary publicly shames her father, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Peanut butter is my universe" (Saskatoon)
Dylan fights giant tarantulas, Camille shares a message from the Pope about drugs, Luke tells an amazing story of survival in southern Montana, and much more. Recorded live at the Cosmo Seniors Center as part of Winterruption 2017.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I'm pretty sure I missed his lips" (Regina)
Robyn meets a flying whale, Todd tells a cautionary tale about drugs and alcohol, Ashley gets a hug from Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20, and much more. Recorded live at The Artesian in Regina as part of Winterruption 2017.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"If you are lucky, you will die" (Kingston)
Wendy reflects on the Apollo 11 space mission, Chris writes horoscopes for his elementary school newsletter, Kristy dresses up as a prostitute for Halloween, and much more. Recorded live at The Mansion in Kingston.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Love is like a terrifying blanket" (Toronto)
Frances writes love letters to a stranger, Tish vists planet Grammar, Matthew buys a discount turkey burger, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"My mom is nice. My dad is OK." (Windsor)
Nellie crushes on fictional characters, Dan plays spin the bottle, Rachel learns a history lesson, and much more. Recorded live at The Rondo in Windsor, ON. This episode is brought to you by the CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health challenge. Register to step up and stay up at: http://onebravenight.ca/grownupsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I will now talk about my sorrows" (Montréal)
Talia overcomes her shyness, Josh reads Indiana Jones fan fiction, Madeline crushes on her bandstand partner, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Space yogurt" (Hamilton)
Breanne loses her temper, Jody writes a revenge poem, Ryan recaps game shows, and much more. Recorded live at The Spice Factory in Hamilton.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Smiling is an infectious disease" (Toronto)
Bhoomika gets infected, Benj has a love affair with an inanimate object, Chelsea invents a menstruation detective, and much more. Recorded live in Toronto at the Tranzac club.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Homemade birth movies" (Ottawa)
Cassandra explores Wicca, Adam avoids birth movies, Derek writes a food-based love poem, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"God bless Green Day and Danny Williams" (Halifax)
Emilie gets a visit from the cow inseminator, Toni gets caught drinking, Jennifer writes fan fiction about public transit, and much more. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Hello there, big boy" (Toronto)
John feels funny about Christmas carols, Roger moves to Canada, Esther writes mandatory letters from camp, and much more. Recorded live in Toronto at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema as part of the inaugural Hot Docs Podcast Festival.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Search my remains for more answers" (Montréal)
Jon runs away from home, Simon runs away from a drug rehab program, Kristen critiques Shakespeare, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I love you more than chicken hearts" (Calgary)
Song pulls a telemarketing prank, Rebecca obsesses over Justin Timberlake, Melanie makes a "special friend" at camp, and much more. Recorded live in Calgary, AB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Looks old in a hot way" (Ottawa)
Susan steals vegetables, Glenn goes bumper-hitching, Claire reads an angry letter addressed to math, and much more. Recorded live in Ottawa, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"We're not dating. We're just in love with each other." (Vancouver)
Tara writes a letter to her future self, Ron loves and lusts in vain, Felicia and Skylar discuss hookups, and much more. Recorded live in Vancouver, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"My yearly love attack" (Whitehorse)
George might be a bowling addict, Laurel suggests ways to improve Whitehorse, Andrew takes care of his baby brother, and much more. Recorded live at the Old Fire Hall in Whitehorse, Yukon. Co-presented by BYTE Empowering Youth.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Stages of horniness" (Toronto)
Rachel plans a skinny-dipping prank, Josh writes a very formal love note, Dianne mashes up fairy tales, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac Club in Toronto.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"The first time I'd seen a real one" (Yellowknife)
Maureen contemplates losing her virginity, Rajiv writes a lullabye about the Iran-Contra affair, Kimberley shares a steamy shower scene, and much more. Recorded live at the Black Knight Pub in Yellowknife, NWT.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Who needs boobs? I don't." (Edmonton)
Jamie lists things (and people) she hates, Nora and Stanley find love in the feminine hygiene aisle, Carlito writes a song about girl repellent, and much more. Recorded live at the Mercury Room in Edmonton, AB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"My love floats lonely as a feather" (Vancouver)
Bernadette makes a silent vow, Omar rebels against middle school propaganda, Willow writes an obituary, and much more. Recorded live at the Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"What's with all these freaking nudists?" (Toronto)
Nikki fights to end cruelty in nursery rhymes, Brent is different when he's alone, Chris watches late-night erotica on TV, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"We play smoochie-pie on the couch" (Winnipeg)
Lexi visits the Czech Republic, Gabrielle finds herself in a love square, Carson meets the monster from the Black Lagoon, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, MB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"You stole my electron" (Regina)
Evan writes a letter to Wayne's World, Sabrina tells a terrifying tale about a murderous English teacher, Kaylee grabs her crush's balls, and much more. Recorded live at the Artesian in Regina, SK.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Love me, bananas" (Montréal)
Shelby worries about evil bananas, Patrick visits another planet, Simone stops indenting, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal, QC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I'm not one of those psycho girls" (Vancouver)
Heidi tries to keep things above the neck, Cam rips off a classic fable, Elena writes a letter to Prince William, and much more. Recorded live at the Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Don't let the bed bugs get you pregnant" (Victoria)
Carolyn finds an envelope full of nude photos, Preeti questions her faith, Rob and Trish read their love letters from 42 years ago, and much more. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria, BC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I would totally date you if I wasn't you" (Saskatoon)
Barry gets a "hard-on" during The Ed Sullivan Show, Katherine weighs the pros and cons of losing her virginity, Danica files a report about the new trend of karaoke, and much more. Recorded live at The Refinery in Saskatoon, SK.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"We looked and smelled deadly" (Halifax)
Renee finds herself in an 8th-grade love triangle, Gordon writes short fiction about crime-fighting insects, Sarah confesses to petty crime, and much more. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, NS.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Nothing is sexier than teamwork" (Toronto)
Heather and Bianca share dating advice, Josh reads Zelda-themed short fiction, Mary Jean almost gets stood up, and and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac Club in Toronto, ON.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I hugged with girls today" (Winnipeg)
Karleigh threatens the Tooth Fairy, Kaj reads a comic book about giant mutant beavers, Jen writes a letter to the Prime Minister, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre n Winnipeg, MB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Virginity is like a birthday cake" (Calgary)
Terra compares virginity to a birthday cake, Bradley explains how to find a rock, Mary plans to "bump off" a nun, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, AB.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"At least I know I'm fertile" (Halifax)
Erin laments being a late bloomer, Jenna reads her last will and testament, Michelle takes an east-coast-themed acid trip, and much more. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, NS.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Nonfat lattes and decaf dreams" (Montréal)
James wishes for a spray tan, Jessie reads jokes without punchlines, Zach shares a tale of unrequited love, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Things to do with your menstrual blood" (Toronto)
Olive lists things to do with your menstrual blood, Shirley describes a terrifying solar eclipse, Jeff reveals his secret soap opera obsession, and much more. Recorded live at the Tranzac in Toronto. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/ORf4qV Join the email newsletter: https://goo.gl/aQsmXk Upcoming live events: https://goo.gl/Jbnlsg Photos from our Toronto event: https://goo.gl/2C3UHK Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/gr...

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"Everyone thinks I'm a pothead" (Montréal)
Misha predicts his own death, Jeffrey obsesses about goldfish, Sarah worries that people think she's a pothead, and much more. Recorded live at La Sala Rossa in Montréal. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/BKe1ov Join the email newsletter: https://goo.gl/MebIFH Upcoming live events: https://goo.gl/VrG3T1 Photos from our Montréal event: https://goo.gl/UEoOI3 Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteask...

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"Here are four jokes; three of them dirty" (Ottawa)
Terry sets sexual goals at a church youth group, Karen deals with a dead bird, Dirk reads letters from camp written in the 1930s, and much more. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/jeuWTI Join the mailing list: https://goo.gl/Gl3qf6 Upcoming live events: https://goo.gl/WRBAa9 Photos from our Ottawa event: https://goo.gl/jmfVoa Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingsthe...

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227: "Before I die, I want to have sex" (Toronto)
Heather gets a fart-related nickname, Andru takes a risky trip to second base, Brian writes a sharply worded letter to the editor, and much more. Recorded live at The Tranzac Club in Toronto, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/ZwTjst Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/nAdnEq Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/eeQabt Photos from our Toronto event: https://goo.gl/pld52u Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsread...

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226: "Wearing a cape and farting" (Winnipeg)
Angie finds out why lingerie is the devil, Inayat explains how to defeat bullies, Brady recounts an Olympic drug scandal, and much more. Recorded live at the Park Theatre in Winnipeg, MB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/POz5vG Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/jgp3iB Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/O7Qaik Photos from our Winnipeg event: https://goo.gl/1Bjq4n Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingst...

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225: "I will not attack Nicholas" (London)
Angsty breakup poetry, an interview with a "dirty old man," and World War 3 at Santa's house. Recorded live at the London Music Club in London, ON. ## Links ## Elyse's drawing of her mom, pre and post-spa: https://goo.gl/3XLlzT Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/6NC4QV Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/piBFaW Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/1VCjUX Photos from our London event: https://goo.gl/pMecWQ Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://faceboo...

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224: "A pornographic magazine hidden in a pile of wood" (Kitchener)
Drunken necking, deep misunderstandings about the Catholic church, and a dirty magazine hidden in a pile of wood. Recorded live at The Registry Theatre in Kitchener, ON. ## Links ## GRTTWaK Winnipeg (matinee): http://goo.gl/iFb1aU Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/Inz5OY Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/Z30UJE Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/bPp3Tt Photos from our Kitchener event: https://goo.gl/MW2XGD Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://f...

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223: "Wieners are stupid and so is health class" (Ottawa)
A champion high-jumping snake, an underwhelming sex ed class, and what it's like to work in a cemetery. Recorded live at Yuk Yuk's in Ottawa, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/pi3Ek3 Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/4y38tp Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/RHnTv6 Photos from our Ottawa event: https://goo.gl/GoAGHS Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choice...

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222: "A couple of popped-out eyeballs" (Winnipeg)
Plans for revenge, poetry about chicken pox, and and backhanded compliments in the form of career advice. Recorded live at the Kings's Head Pub in Winnipeg, MB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/xbWjGw Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/5hXrNw Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/Tvo07W Photos from our Winnipeg event: https://goo.gl/IVRPW8 Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more ab...

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221: "Gone are my days of hedonism and mediocrity" (Yellowknife)
Weak bladders, friends of the forest, and a proven strategy for dealing with bullies. Recorded live at the Black Knight Pub in Yellowknife, NT. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/swuUg3 Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/M32ZX7 Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/EGqjBl Photos from our Yellowknife event: https://goo.gl/rHsHwG Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad cho...

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220: "We are getting away with murder since you left" (Edmonton)
A report on flying cows, an acrostic poem music video request, and a collection of bizarre elementary school aphorisms. Recorded live at the Mercury Room in Edmonton, AB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/duVGq4 Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/WvM6yG Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/ZL2MJm Photos from our Edmonton event: https://goo.gl/sbxilJ Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLea...

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219: "Why is Dad being a bum?" (Calgary)
An elementary school detective agency, teenage infidelity, and an urgent desire to shave your legs. Recorded live at Broken City in Calgary, AB. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/83A07W Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/5cbGT3 Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/RgVZT9 Photos from our Calgary event: https://goo.gl/8wYlh0 Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choice...

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218: "Be careful of anyone named Trina" (St. John's)
Childhood revenge fantasies, a fake newspaper article, and a journal entry written directly to God. Recorded live at The Rocket Room in St. John's, NL. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/83A07W Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/vr9iGr Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/WQN0Gw Photos from our St. John's event: https://goo.gl/cH6Blg Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your...

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217: "I'm crying while I write this letter" (Halifax)
A secret spy club, haiku about death, and a murder-mystery coming out story. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, NS. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/g0aPTF Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/7vPxhJ Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/XcELGm Photos from our Halifax event: https://goo.gl/I8V505 Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphon...

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216: "Today is breeding day" (Charlottetown)
Poetry about the female reproductive system, a violent Easter story, and accidental animal erotica. Recorded live at The Guild in Charlottetown, PE. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/VlQ3px Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/XbkCdl Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/3LQI4U Photos from our Charlottetown event: https://goo.gl/B6zqYp Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your...

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215: "It's not a cult!" (Detroit)
Firearm accidents, a speech for Bill Gates, and a step-by-step guide to popularity. Recorded live at Cliff Bell's in Detroit, MI. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/qK5ndx Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/ZbF6Ve Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/poIIBl Photos from our Detroit event: https://goo.gl/Yg9ZDe Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megap...

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214: "Someone pooed in the pool" (Toronto)
Letters to the tooth fairy, stolen baseball tickets, and advice on keeping (and losing) your virginity. Recorded live at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom in Toronto, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: https://goo.gl/uegNAn Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/V2YbjB Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/sZ0Aaw Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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213: "You live and you learn" (Windsor)
Breaking up, getting fired, and dissing your home country. Recorded live at Phog Lounge in Windsor, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/beoEWq Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/7XsDkm Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/yeYP6a Shannon Cason's Homemade Stories podcast: https://goo.gl/emPYtE Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice...

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212: "Mom always said MSN was the devil" (Toronto)
A Jim Carrey obsession, Gulf War analysis from an 11-year-old, and the most intense love letter you'll ever hear. Recorded live at the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom in Toronto, ON. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/...

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211: "Stabbing each other with our insecurities" (Vancouver)
Angry LiveJournal entries, a poem about losing your virginity, and a dead moose carcass. Recorded live at Electric Owl Social Club in Vancouver, BC. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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210: "Fires are not nice! Fires hurt!" (Victoria)
Childhood pyrophobia, a sister pact, and a plan to rid the world of nuclear bombs. Recorded live at the Victoria Event Centre in Victoria, BC. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: http://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: http://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: http://facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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209: "Stupit and dumb and especially ugly" (Hamilton)
Dead hamsters, spin the bottle, and the truth about NYC. Recorded live at the Spice Factory in Hamilton, Ontario. ## Links ## Rate GRTTWaK in iTunes: http://goo.gl/xHLCxb Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live events: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/GRTTWaK Instagram: https://instagram.com/GRTTWaK Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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208: "Backslide into lust" (Calgary)
Passive-aggressive poetry, sex in the 1980s, and a really great first date. Recorded live at Broken City in Calgary, Alberta. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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207: "Half-baked psycho pervert" (Banff)
Phantom killer kittens, a fight over an $800 phone bill, and an island with no babes. Recorded live at The Club in Banff, Alberta. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I had a mucus problem" (Toronto)
Teenage makeout fantasies, financial advice from a 9-year-old, and what it's like to be friend-dumped, twice. Recorded live at The Garrison in Toronto, Ontario. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"Hayrides and other indignities" (Ottawa)
Unsolicited apology notes, vampire-inspired poetry, and political analysis from a 9-year-old. Recorded live at the Bytown Tavern in Ottawa, Ontario. ## Links ## Join the mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I don't even know what hormones are!" (Windsor)
Hot dog obsession, Canada-U.S. relations, and falling in love with a waiter. Recorded live at Phog Lounge in Windsor, Ontario. ## Links ## Upcoming live shows: http://goo.gl/XsQENQ GRTTWaK mailing list: http://goo.gl/xcgA6f Dan's journal soundtrack: http://rd.io/x/QIF1L4OhnQ/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/grttwak Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskidsLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"My new nickname is 'mouth'"(Toronto)
A bald eagle, war between Canada and China, and lots of French kissing. Recorded live at The Garrison in Toronto, Ontario.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"My hand was all the way on her butt" (Halifax)
Dead chickens, embarrassing erections, and a childhood overdose of vitamin C. Recorded live at The Company House in Halifax, Nova Scotia.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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"I was 9, but I was tough" (Montreal)
Season 2 kicks off with teenage existential angst, a visit with Ronald Reagan, and a few questions about Jesus. Recorded live at La Vitrola in Montreal, QC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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Welcome to the new GRTTWaK podcast feed
Brand new episodes of Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids are coming in early 2015, and you'll find them right here, in our new podcast feed. Welcome aboard! Subscribe with iTunes: https://itun.es/i6gJ9HR Subscribe with RSS: http://feeds.grownupsreadthingstheywroteaskids.com/podcastLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices...

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