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If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.

If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.

Twitter:

@RISKshow

Language:

English


Episodes

Mercy

9/27/2022
Taj Easton, A’Darius Bell and Terra Forgette share stories about what they learned about compassion from the deaths of animals. With special guest host Taj Easton. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:52:24

Introducing the Vintage Annals Archive Podcast

9/24/2022
RISK! is thrilled to announce that our good friend Rich Wexler, the creator of the wildly popular Vintage Annals Archive on Instagram — a magical mystery tour of the most weirdly wonderful culture of the past — has just debuted a podcast with that same passion for the off-the-beaten path sides of pop culture. Along with his creative partner Dr. Thunder, Rich interviews fascinating cultural figures (like none other than Kevin Allison on the 9/24/22 episode) so we hope all RISK! fans subscribe...

Duration:00:02:57

The General

9/22/2022
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that David Koechner first shared on the podcast in September of 2014 about not anticipating having so many kids. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin...

Duration:00:28:05

Effed Up

9/20/2022
Sean O’Brien, Hope Brush and Kurt Mullen share stories of altered states and impaired judgments. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at KevinAllison.com

Duration:00:48:14

Try (CRE226)

9/15/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the twenty sixth episode of our second season, Dan Kennedy, Melanie Hamlett, Miguel de Leon and Dawn Fraser share stories of efforts messy and mad. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized...

Duration:01:08:28

Mistreated

9/13/2022
Sara Schaefer and Latasha Wright share stories about bullying and stereotyping. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at KevinAllison.com

Duration:00:47:57

The Riverside (CRE225)

9/8/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the twenty fifth episode of our second season, Jan Scott-Frazier tells the tale of the mysterious woman she saw night after night staring out at the water from a bridge in Japan. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin...

Duration:00:20:32

Close to You

9/6/2022
Nzingha and Marya Morris share stories about the wrong fella and the wrong gal. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at KevinAllison.com

Duration:00:37:06

Met on the Net (CRE224)

9/1/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the twenty fourth episode of our second season, AJ Jacobs, Adam Lowitt, and Erica Freeman tell stories of some pretty strange encounters, courtesy of the Interwebs. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make...

Duration:00:41:51

Devious

8/30/2022
Sophia Fern Brown and Will Clegg share stories about a shady con job in the music industry and a messy drug deal among teens. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at...

Duration:00:39:36

A Shot in the Dark (CRS148)

8/25/2022
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Joe Lo Truglio first shared on the podcast in September of 2014 about the deadliest weapon of all, wet toilet paper. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire...

Duration:00:11:21

Spellbound

8/22/2022
Matthew Dicks and Maritess Zurbano share about one attempt at being a male stripper and the lifelong journey of a Filipina magician. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at...

Duration:01:07:09

Close to the Edge (CRE222)

8/18/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the twenty second episode of our second season, Gary Belsky, Bodger Millerd, Cammi Climaco and Lynn Bixenspan share stories of close calls and brushes with rough stuff. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to...

Duration:00:48:10

Alive

8/15/2022
Annie Seymour and Adam Vibe Gunton share stories about addiction and recovery. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at KevinAllison.com

Duration:00:41:51

Cock and Bull (CRS147)

8/11/2022
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Rojo Perez first shared on the podcast in October of 2016 about a surprising competition. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach...

Duration:00:12:17

At the Movies

8/9/2022
Jon Kranz and Jude Treder-Wolff share stories about movies that changed their lives. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at KevinAllison.com

Duration:00:42:16

The Straightmen (CRE221)

8/4/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the twenty first episode of our second season, Barry Rothbart and Mike Ennis tell what it was like to be the only straight men among 900 gay nudists at a campground in the Poconos. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin...

Duration:00:35:53

Occupational Hazards

8/1/2022
Grace Helbig, Tim Lopez and Justin Willman share stories about getting drunk while working at a wedding, flailing at “flair bartending,” and watching a magician’s dove disappear for real. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:53:13

Bamboo (CRS146)

7/28/2022
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Christine Gentry first shared on the podcast in August of 2014 about processing the long term effects of being bullied. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:11:52

Orifices

7/25/2022
TaTa Sherise and Jonathan Euseppi share stories about trying cunnilingus for the first time and chemo leading to a poop crisis. Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at PayPal.me/RISKshow Get tickets to RISK! live shows at RISK-show.com/tour Get the RISK! book at TheRISKBook.com Take our storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin Allison as a coach at...

Duration:00:43:30