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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

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

A Slippery Slope (CRE220)

7/21/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the twentieth episode of our second season, Steve Agee, Moshe Kasher and Kerri Doherty tell stories of times things got very slippery indeed. 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:00:40:20

Empathy

7/18/2022
Daniele Bolelli and Abby Jo Morris share about the connection between a father and his newborn, a queer kid and their Evangelical father, and a moment of grace with a sex worker. 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:00:47:18

Excuse Me While I Kiss This Guy (CRS145)

7/14/2022
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Mike Schmidt first shared on the podcast in June of 2011 about an erotically incorrect phone call. 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...

Duration:00:17:08

Schlongs

7/11/2022
Dani Faith Leonard and Bryan Kett share stories about pleasures and pains of the penile varitey. 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:00:43:31

Crisis (CRE218)

7/7/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the eighteenth episode of our second season, Jesse Thorn, Kevin Allison, and Hallie Haglund share stories of times the fecal matter collided with the blower of air. 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:00:52:50

Fight the Power

7/4/2022
Nibs Stroupe and DJ Crystal Clear share stories about confronting anti-Black racism in decades past, and again today. 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:01:08:30

Remembering Shashi Musso

6/30/2022
A Special RISK! episode. This week, we celebrate the life of a one of a kind person, Shashi Musso, a multitalented artist and queer rebel who sadly passed away this month. Here are two stories he shared on RISK! that paint a portrait of what a unique individual he was. 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...

Duration:00:31:37

Patreon Picks #3

6/27/2022
To show what folks are missing out on if they're not Patreon members, we're featuring 6 stories on this episode that were previously part of our library of Bonus Content at Patreon.com/risk 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:01:07:53

He's My Daughter Now (CRS144)

6/23/2022
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Justin Aufwerk first shared on the podcast in June of 2016 about parenting a transgender child. 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...

Duration:00:15:23

Trans Lives 1

6/21/2022
We celebrate this Pride Month by listening back to some of the most wonderful stories shared by our trans friends on the show over the years. Stories by Ts Madison, Morgan, Kris Grey, Jesse Aaron Bee and Ames Beckerman. 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:01:35:50

Take Freedom (CRS143)

6/19/2022
In honor of Juneteenth this year, we’re revisiting this extraordinary story shared by painter, poet and activist Maya James when she was 17-years old. 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:00:16:20

Discovery

6/13/2022
Mark Redmond, Jenice Matias and Aleah Liebenau share stories about making a difference with charity, helping young women in need, and a night of having too much. 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:00:44:01

Joy (CRE216)

6/9/2022
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In the sixteenth episode of our second season, Wyatt Cenac, Adam Wade, Kevin Allison and Mike Lawrence tell stories of euphorias, simple and not. 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...

Duration:00:57:25