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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.

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    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

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.

    Heartache

    Heartache

    Alex Edelman, Theresa Okokon and Mike Bryant share about viral tweets, dating confusion and who is welcome in the gay community.

     

     

     

     

     

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    • 57 min
    CRS124: Left Behind

    CRS124: Left Behind

    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.

     

     

     

     

     

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    • 11 min
    Long Shots

    Long Shots

    Burke Heffner, Kelli Dunham and Bryan Berlin share about oodles of dildos, praying for a miracle, and snooping through hard drives.

     

     

     

     

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    • 56 min
    CRS123: Fights

    CRS123: Fights

    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). 

     

     

     

     

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    • 55 min
    Justice

    Justice

    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.

     

     

     

     

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    CRS122: Pure Fuckmachine

    CRS122: Pure Fuckmachine

    A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Kumail Nanjiani first shared on RISK! in March of 2015 about self discovery and wardrobe malfunction.

     

     

     

     

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    Take storytelling classes at TheStoryStudio.org

    Hire Kevin Allison to make a personalized video at Cameo.com/TheKevinAllison

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    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

M.S.Smith ,

Simply the best

Risk is equal parts hilarious, thought provoking and horrifying in the most entertaining way. It’s one of my favorite podcasts. You never know what you will hear. It’s simply the best.

Shrishtirana ,

Brilliant Podcast

This podcast never fails to cheer me up. Some of the stories will you laugh, some will make you cry but never a dull moment with this podcast.

pseudocreme ,

:)

Wonderful podcast; the Aisling Bea ep had me roaring laughing. Kevin Allison is hilarious also.

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