#34 The Party That Mushroomed Into More by Ben Cresciman

For writer/director Ben Cresciman (Sun Choke), his untold tale was supposed to be about a teen Hollywood party filled with trippy drugs, red-eyed Russians, and fashion-forward sandals. But upon further review, the party is only the midpoint of a deeper story about dealing with life’s realities.

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#24 The High School Crush That Wouldn’t Talk by Annie Nishida

From anonymous Xanga posts, to passing notes in class, to the real reason she applied for USC film school, writer and illustrator Annie Nishida reveals the personally cringe-worthy details of her mad high school crush, a Japanese American boy that never spoke. This is the real-life Japanese American version of To All The Boys I Loved Before, except the guy doesn’t ever speak.

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#22 An Epic Confession to My Jersey Parents by Meera Menon

Film and TV director Meera Menon (Walking Dead, GLOW, Farah Goes Bang) makes a confession to her New Jersey parents about what really happened that time in high school when she went to Shakespeare camp in Cambridge. Also, David and Meera discuss the slow burn of last name mispronunciations and then brainstorm a hot new TV series based on Meera’s teenage life.

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#17 The Moment I Undervalued Myself and How I Stopped Doing That by Mark McClain Wilson

Actor Mark McClain Wilson shares his untold story about his life as an anguished teen in Pittsburgh, when he realized that he undervalued himself, and how he stopped doing this decades later. Mark and David discuss knowing your worth, knowing when to compromise, and knowing when to stand up for yourself.

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