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Sunday, April 22 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Freaks, Geeks, & Awkward Weirdos: Teen Angst Storytelling from The Wonder Years to The Mortified Guide, Conversation 2151

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Join Mortified founder Dave Nadelberg, Lauren Iungerich (creator, MTV’s "Awkward"), Tom Tenowich (showrunner, "Saved by the Bell") and others for a conversation about the evolution of teenage depictions in pop culture. (Lineup subject to change.)  This panel is hosted by Mortified, which produces stage shows, podcast, books, TV and film — all around the stories revealed throughout the strange and extraordinary things we created as kids.

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Ben Blacker

Blacker, with his writing partner Ben Acker, is the co-creator of “The Thrilling Adventure Hour,” the lauded stage show and podcast. Their television credits include “Supernatural” and “Puss in Boots.” In comics, they've written for Marvel, Boom!, and others. “Star Wars... Read More →

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Lauren Iungerich

Iungerich (you-know-rick) grew up in LA and is a writer and director. In TV, Lauren is best known for creating, running and directing the MTV series AWKWARD, 2013 People's Choice Award winner for "Favorite Cable Comedy." She currently co-created, directed and showruns Netflix's ON... Read More →
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Dave Nadelberg

Nadelberg is the creator of Mortified (getmortified.com), an international storytelling project where adults share their embarrassing childhood diaries, letters and art. Hailed by NPR, Time and Entertainment Weekly, Nadelberg's creation has grown from a stage show to a global storytelling... Read More →