David Nadelberg
Writer, Producer, & Creator, Mortified
Biography
David Nadelberg is a writer, producer, and host. He is best known as the creator of Mortified (getmortified.com), a grassroots storytelling project where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids. Over the course of thirteen years, he grew Mortified into a “a cultural phenomenon” (Newsweek) that includes stage shows in over a dozen cities worldwide, a series of books, a weekly podcast, and various film and TV projects. He is currently producing and hosting The Mortified Podcast in partnership with PRX and Radtiotopia. David hosted two seasons of Sundance TV’s acclaimed interview series The Mortified Sessions, which featured intimate conversations with personalities ranging from actors to rock stars to CEOs. In 2013, he produced the documentary Mortified Nation.
David Nadelberg
Writer, Producer, & Creator, Mortified
The Mortified Method: What “Story Mining” Our Awkward Past Can Teach Us about Storytelling

Approach storytelling from a fresh perspective as Mortified founder David Nadelberg reveals the secret system behind his fourteen-year-old, international storytelling project’s success—and how that unique process can benefit anyone who crafts narratives. Find out why “story mining” is the new storytelling in this workshop inspired by Mortified’s hit podcast, stage show, TV, and film in which adults share their childhood diaries, letters, lyrics, and art in front of total strangers.