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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.
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New York, NY

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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.

Twitter:

@RISKshow

Language:

English


Episodes

Where I'm From

4/24/2018
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Melissa Slaughter and Jill Chenault tell stories of finding community among other Asian-Americans and growing up in a family of kickass African-American women.

Duration:01:12:48

The Best of RISK! Celebrity Stories

4/16/2018
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Kumail Nanjiani, Pete Holmes, Samantha Bee, Aubrey O'Day, Sarah Silverman and Trevor Noah tell outrageous true stories in our look back at some of our favorite celebrity appearances on RISK!

Duration:01:31:27

Outlets

4/9/2018
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Amy Gordon, Fran Tirado and Sara Faith Alterman share about very wet accident onstage, sex after Taco Bell, and a very naughty book about pussies... or cats.

Duration:01:05:19

Changes

4/3/2018
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Vanessa Golenia, Paul Gilmartin and Jezebel Express share stories about plastic surgery, a distant father and surviving a stroke.

Duration:01:01:05

Babies

3/26/2018
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Sina Grace and Mariah MacCarthy share stories about gay sex in high school and having a baby for an open adoption. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + free shipping and 30 day trial membership by going to ThriveMarket.com/RISK. Thrive Market’s prices are already 25- 50% below retail because they cut out the middleman. And now they’re offering $60 of free organic groceries + free shipping! Go to ThriveMarket.com/RISK and get...

Duration:01:27:25

Drugs

3/19/2018
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Moses Storm, Andrea Allan, and Stephanie Lyons share stories about cooking on LSD, partying on cocaine and turning in your brother to the FBI.

Duration:01:16:30

Live At Caveat!

3/12/2018
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Joyelle Nicole, David Drake and Richard Cardillo share stories about bad roommates, banana theft and cholera in Peru.

Duration:01:09:33

The Best of RISK! #13

3/5/2018
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Our 13th compilation of some the best recent true stories told on the RISK! podcast.

Duration:02:10:19

Am I Doing This Right?

2/26/2018
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Brad Lawrence, Elena, and David Crabb share stories about 8th grade bullies and nerds, sexual exploration between kids, and a strange way of seeing Sleep No More.

Duration:01:02:57

Taken Aback

2/19/2018
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Al Jackson, Lesley Jones and Rachel Anne Warren share stories about a bad magician, being suspended by ropes, and attempting a strange miracle for a dying brother.

Duration:00:56:52

Off Balance

2/13/2018
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Gastor Almonte, Liz Miele and Biz Ellis share stories about being pantsless with the police, a beloved brother's mental illness and the mixed blessings of being a mom.

Duration:01:03:19

Help!

2/5/2018
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Carl Yard, Kate Dowden, and Brian Higgins share stories about racism in America, in vitro fertilization, and a not so holy Christian boy's camp director.

Duration:00:58:45

Disorienting

1/30/2018
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Malie Mason, Cameron Harrie and Nate Romero share stories about a dad in transition, an episode of derangement and a love not meant to be.

Duration:01:04:57

Out of the Blue

1/23/2018
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Abby Schachner, Susan Trout and D.K. Anderson share stories about kicking cars, losing loved ones and munchin' on butt nuggets.

Duration:01:17:00

Disruption

1/15/2018
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Jeff Simmermon, Anwar Newton, and Julie Brister share about kangaroo hunting, a confusing carjacking, and a sister gone too soon.

Duration:01:05:32

Staying Power

1/9/2018
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Nicole Gruter, Daniel Franzese and Muna share stories about shamanic sex, being both gay and Christian, and surviving female genital mutilation.

Duration:01:10:01

Try a Little Tenderness

1/1/2018
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Mike Lawrence, Miles Walser and Atsuko Okatsuka share about working in a fast food joint, transitioning with testosterone and reuniting with a parent in Japan.

Duration:00:54:08

Holiday Stories 10

12/22/2017
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Cyndi Freeman, Kevin Bohl, Jamie Brickhouse, and Sarah Long Hendershot share seasonal tales about Jewish Christmas elves, barflies in a blizzard, photos of dear old Mama, and a precious gift in our annual winter holidays special for 2017.

Duration:01:17:59

Holiday Stories 9

12/18/2017
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Danny Lobell, David Hu, Tracey Segarra, and Megan Hayes share seasonal tales in our annual winter holidays special for 2016

Duration:00:57:49

Live From Chicago 5!

12/11/2017
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Emma Alamo, Jacoby Cochran, and Maureen Muldoon share stories about a blowjob in a tree, a kids' production of the Passion, and a few jars of babies.

Duration:01:04:37

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