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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

Moments of Clarity

2/22/2021
David Hu, Danielle Menier and Joe Charnitski share stories about a beloved father, a surprising text and a lesson learned in marriage. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire...

Duration:00:43:03

CRS128: Black Dog

2/18/2021
A Classic RISK! Singles episode. A story that Emmett Montgomery first shared on the podcast in February of 2014 about nearly not surviving a childhood survival trek. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:17:18

Incongruous

2/16/2021
Calvin S. Cato, Skylar Bayer and Randi Williams share stories about a game show, a heart implant, and a friendship that survived a violation. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:01:08:26

CRS127: Love

2/11/2021
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In our fifteenth episode, storytellers Leslie Goshko, Adam Wade, Caitlin Hall and Mark Sam Rosenthal divulge in matters of the heart. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a...

Duration:00:38:44

Ricochet

2/8/2021
Jessica Thompson, Shelby Wilson, and Ernest Anfin share stories about suspicious packages, a strange honeymoon, and intense times on a farm. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison...

Duration:00:59:09

Bringing To Light

2/1/2021
Annie Tan, Sufian Zhemukhov, and Paul Barach share stories about immigrant parents, old fashioned romance and some things more important than Star Wars. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:53:08

CRS127: Dilemmas

1/28/2021
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In our fourteenth episode, storytellers find themselves in a bind, forced to make life-altering decisions. It features stories from Margot Leitman, Elon James White, Virginia Scott and Matt Higgins and all stories were recorded live at our March 25th, 2010 show at 92Y Tribeca. 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!...

Duration:00:58:55

CRS126: The Candyman

1/28/2021
A Classic RISK! Singles episode. A story that Ray Christian first shared on the podcast in February of 2016 about a beloved childhood friend and deviant monster. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:14:06

Heartache

1/25/2021
Alex Edelman, Theresa Okokon and Mike Bryant share about viral tweets, dating confusion and who is welcome in the gay community. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin...

Duration:01:00:52

CRS124: Left Behind

1/21/2021
A Classic RISK! Singles episode. A story that Lori Baird first shared on the podcast in February of 2014 about her 10 year old fear of spending eternal damnation with her mother. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a...

Duration:00:11:45

Long Shots

1/18/2021
Burke Heffner, Kelli Dunham and Bryan Berlin share about oodles of dildos, praying for a miracle, and snooping through hard drives. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire...

Duration:01:00:28

CRS123: Fights

1/14/2021
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! In our thirteenth episode, storytellers share stories about fights, spats, tussles, struggles, scrapes, disputes, and wars. It features stories from writer Ellen Tarlin (Slate), comedian Zach Broussard, improv impresario Matt Higgins (Centralia), comedian Catie Lazarus (Employee of the Month), and RISK! creator and host Kevin Allison (The State). Support RISK! on Patreon at Patreon.com/RISK Make a one-time donation to RISK! at...

Duration:00:55:33

Justice

1/12/2021
Mav Viola, Rich Tackenberg, and Ellie Dvorkin share stories about step sister love, when non-actors act, things that get stuck in orifices. At the end of the episode, Kevin reflects on the insurrection at the Capitol on Jan 6. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at...

Duration:01:05:40

CRS122: Pure Fuckmachine

1/7/2021
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Kumail Nanjiani first shared on RISK! in March of 2015 about self discovery and wardrobe malfunction. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:11:19

2020 Check In

1/5/2021
On Patreon, Kevin does audio-journaling check ins, sharing how we’re doing behind the scenes. In this episode, several members of the staff do just that, about the year that was and where we’re at now. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin...

Duration:01:42:55

CRS121: Obsessions

12/31/2020
A Classic RISK! episode from our first two years! Our twelfth episode features stories recorded live at our Feburary 11, 2010 show at 92Y Tribeca by comedian Michael Showalter, monologuist Mike Daisey, co-host of UCB’s Stripped Stories, Giulia Rozzi, and our very own Kevin Allison. 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 Get RISK! merch at...

Duration:00:53:00

Best of RISK! Music #18

12/28/2020
Our eighteenth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take 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 See...

Duration:01:44:57

Holiday Stories 13

12/22/2020
Vin Brue, Amy Brooks, Kevin Allison, Rob Penty and Jude Treder-Wolff share seasonal tales in our annual winter holidays special for 2020. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison...

Duration:01:17:43

CRS 17: For the Love of Nubbins

12/17/2020
A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Elna Baker first shared on RISK! in December of 2012 about a toy store job that got weird around the holidays. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at...

Duration:00:13:59

Howdy Stranger!

12/14/2020
Jessie Rosen, John Blesso, and Roy Lazorwitz share stories about Mischief Night, Aussie cougars and an unforgettable uncle. 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 Get RISK! merch at RISK-show.com/shop Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison Hire Kevin...

Duration:00:58:26