Kevin Allison


True Tales Boldly Told!


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.





Important Announcement!

Aug 15, 2019 04:22


How to get in on our #ListenToRISK social media campaign to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show between now and October 6. A fun way for all RISK! fans to spread the word and win prizes!

Bringing Up Baby

Aug 15, 2019 17:26


An extra special episode of RISK! brought to you by the new podcast We Love You (and So Can You), featuring a Classic RISK! Single story that Jolenta Greenberg first shared on RISK! in 2012.


Aug 12, 2019 57:30


Paul Peglar, Emerson Dameron, and Amy Brooks share stories about wishing for kisses, a convoluted robbery, and the scars of a family loss.

The Grind

Aug 8, 2019 10:16


A pubescent Gilulia learns that the new bean bag her parents put in the den is the perfect sex partner. A story of girl meets bag.


Aug 6, 2019 56:37


Todd Shaffer, Julie Threlkeld and Regan Wann share stories about a nutty landlord, a bisexual reveal, and a CPR surprise.


Aug 1, 2019 47:06


As a black woman, Mollena has very mixed feelings about her desire to engage in “race play,” a kind of BDSM role playing centered around racial division. During one especially intense session, Mollena lost her ability to tell reality from play and ended up feeling traumatized.


Jul 30, 2019 01:01:35


Rafe Williams, Eleanor Brimley and Ken Cosby share stories about messages in bottles, self harm and a beloved father figure.

The Roof Is On Fire

Jul 25, 2019 17:18


Recovery from a major surgery, Robert, a straight man, goes to Burning Man and is surprised to be welcomed and cared for by a camp of gay men. During the burning of the temple, he feels a deeper sense of compassion for his fellow humanity.


Jul 22, 2019 01:03:42


Shauna McGarry, David Bell and Tracey Starin share stories about hot tubs for hemorrhoids, a Catholic divorce, and staying strong after going blind.

The Blindside

Jul 18, 2019 14:38


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Brett Gelman first shared on the podcast in May of 2011 about being hit by a car.

The Best of RISK! Music 16

Jul 15, 2019 01:35:22


Our sixteenth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.

Breaking Through

Jul 11, 2019 16:39


In his early 20s, Kevin falls in love with a close friend who doesn’t feel the same way for years. On Fire Island, on ecstasy and ketamine, Kevin has a hallucination that helps him finally get over the crush.


Jul 8, 2019 50:38


John Cotrocois, Edith Gonzalez, and Daniela Mitrovic share stories about drama, experimental dating, and a healing trip.

The Marriage of Imam and Johnny Vagina

Jul 4, 2019 10:49


Kumail’s conservative Muslim family from Pakistan are not thrilled he’s marrying a white girl from North Carolina. Meanwhile, the imam marrying them keeps being interrupted by the chorus of Beyonce’s “Naughty Girls” as his phone’s ring tone.

Changing Minds

Jul 1, 2019 01:00:43


Cyndi Freeman, Jake Szczepaniak, and Ollie Gillett share stories about stripping, revisiting an abuser, and attending a sex party as a whole new self.

The Geesh

Jun 27, 2019 15:33


Robert works at a tattoo and piercing parlor in North Carolina. One day, a customer wants his perineum pierced, but he has an erection and when the jewelry goes in, he ejaculates all over the table.

Second Chances

Jun 24, 2019 01:01:17


Seth Morris, Ronda Marwa and Christine share stories about the Kerouac lifestyle, a loved one with dementia, and a friendship that came from a kidney donation.

Legends of the Fall

Jun 20, 2019 11:17


Shon visits the gynecologist, undresses, and proceeds to fall right on top of him, smushing him with her boobs, while a Gullah nurse can only laugh in hysterics rather than help.


Jun 17, 2019 01:10:25


Trystan Reese, Dick Richards and Pashen Black share stories about a pregnant man, a broken dick and a mother's passing.

Still Very Much In Love

Jun 13, 2019 14:34


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Chris Garcia first shared on the podcast in February of 2013  about his mom and dad’s love for one another.


Jun 10, 2019 01:09:58


Jonathan Bradley Welch, Mav Viola and Sharon Spell share stories about politicians in the closet, a gender journey and a battle with booze.

Me and My Shadow

Jun 6, 2019 19:48


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Chelsea Hostetter first shared on the podcast in May of 2014 about a suicidal period she made it through.

Cleaning Up

Jun 3, 2019 01:06:15


Ryan Heller, Krystyna Hutchinson and Lauren Cook share stories about exorcisms, the creepiest karaoke night ever, and the messiest kind of Pussy Power.


May 30, 2019 27:07


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Laurel Holland first shared on the podcast in July of 2012 about the mysterious disappearance of her father.


May 27, 2019 01:11:13


Christiaan van Bremen, Charlie and Masha Shukovich share stories about a Shakespearian sissy, an alcoholic dad, and an abusive relationship left behind.


May 23, 2019 18:48


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Nayland Blake first shared on the podcast in September of 2013 about a visit to New York’s famous Black Party.


May 20, 2019 01:02:16


Monica Day, Tracey Segarra and Amanda Wood share stories about an open relationship, a mother's feelings about abortion, and a sister's memory.

Judgment Day

May 16, 2019 15:16


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that JJ first shared on the podcast in December of 2013 about a day he nearly threw it all away.


May 14, 2019 01:37:25


Vin Brue and Melanie Hamlett share stories about a boyhood hero and an outdoor educational trip for troubled boys.

The Nutcracker

May 9, 2019 10:11


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Dawn Fraser first shared on the podcast in September of 2010 about a hamster and an unfortunate accident.

The Best of RISK! #16

May 7, 2019 02:04:47


Our 16th compilation of some the best recent true stories told on the RISK! podcast.

The Best of RISK! #15

May 6, 2019 01:35:32


Our 15th compilation of some the best recent true stories told on the RISK! podcast.

The Long Goodbye

May 2, 2019 10:13


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Jennifer McClelland first shared on the podcast in October of 2012 about a visit to her mother’s gravesite.

Live From Richmond!

Apr 30, 2019 50:30


Lucy Bonino, Rose Grant and Sumer Gilmore share about disastrous flirtation, caring for the dying, and a baby gone missing.

Strangers in the Night

Apr 25, 2019 12:19


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Elise Pettus first shared on the podcast in March of 2012 about a night of babysitting gone wrong.

Live From Salt Lake 2!

Apr 23, 2019 55:12


Brian Higgins, Chris Green, and Melissa Collins share stories about anal drug smuggling, home intruders, and a lover's last days.


Apr 18, 2019 19:39


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Molenna Williams-Haas first shared on the podcast in March of 2014 about her animal within.

Tramps Like Us

Apr 16, 2019 01:06:28


Jay Byrd, Sarah Brandt and Marcella Allison share stories about drag queens, a scandalous island romance, and a mother and son's transcendent journey through addiction and mental illness.

This Might Be Controversial

Apr 11, 2019 21:20


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Sara Barron first shared this story on the podcast in May of 2014, and you know what? It might just be controversial.


Apr 10, 2019 22:46


A special extra (and extra special) episode of RISK! brought to you by the LeVar Burton Reads podcast, featuring a story about puppy love from Julian McCullough.


Apr 9, 2019 01:06:38


Adrien Behn, Tyson Robert and Susanne Binford share stories about painful sex and a family's loss.

Mother’s Little Helper

Apr 4, 2019 12:42


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Donna Steele first shared on the podcast in September of 2013 about a mom with unconventional personal hygiene habits.

Finding A Way

Apr 2, 2019 01:10:52


Margot Leitman and Adam Straughan share stories about the guiding light of Henry Winkler and coming out to the family in New Castle, England.

Like That There

Mar 28, 2019 16:20


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Joe Mulligan first shared on the podcast in June of 2014 about a very strange peyote trip.

Unfamiliar Territory

Mar 26, 2019 01:07:26


Ryan Webster, Steph Riley, and Chris Garcia share stories about going shirtless, a kinky grandpa, and an expensive way to lose your virginity.

Living for Today

Mar 21, 2019 26:53


A Classic RISK! Singles episode. This week, we pay tribute to Jenn Gavlin, who passed away this past weekend. Here is the beautiful story Jenn shared on the show in Seattle quite recently, when she knew she was terminally ill.

Daddy Issues

Mar 19, 2019 01:07:05


Kevin Allison, Rick Dean, and Laila Al-Shuja share stories about Bangkok sex clubs and fathers left behind.

Life After

Mar 14, 2019 10:24


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! An emotional story that Blaine Kneece first shared on the podcast in February of 2011, about the tragic death of his sister.


Mar 12, 2019 01:01:29


Gianmarco Soresi, Nikki and Justin J Wee share stories about bloody faces, brothers in trouble, and gay, Asian fierceness.

How Can I Tell You?

Mar 7, 2019 21:09


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Susan Kent first shared on the podcast in September of 2012, about hiding her teenage pregnancy from her mother.

Hard Knocks

Mar 5, 2019 01:10:54


Pete Brown, Walter Zimmerman and Wanda Bowser share stories about bladder control, gays in the military, and a college dare that lead to an ugly revelation.

Kevin Goes to P-Town

Feb 28, 2019 37:11


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! The first radio-style story that RISK! host Kevin Allison ever shared on the show. Recorded just 3 days after the events described, this story of romance and heartbreak debuted in September of 2011.


Feb 26, 2019 01:01:17


Mike Cho, Leland Carina, and Sean David Christensen share stories about a rock concert calamity, a kink play crack-up and a rapper's album art.

The Tricky Part

Feb 21, 2019 25:06


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Martin Moran first shared on the podcast in June of 2012, about the sexual abuse he suffered as a child and how it led to his search for healing.


Feb 19, 2019 01:00:49


Brian Babylon, Eddie Brill and Jenna Brister share stories about Hitler, a long lost son, and short and scary marriage.

Hi, God

Feb 14, 2019 13:17


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Elna Baker first shared on the podcast in December of 2010, about Mormonism, Africa, and a 113-year old sex expert.

What's Happening?

Feb 12, 2019 58:03


Victor Varnado, Mike Bobrinskoy and Lizz Winstead share stories about dungeon masters, night visitors and fake abortion clinics.

Outside the Comfort Zone

Feb 7, 2019 24:31


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that the author of Sex at Dawn, Christopher Ryan, first shared on the podcast in May of 2013, about LSD, Mayan ruins, and a worrisome bug bite.


Feb 5, 2019 54:06


Jamie Kennedy, John Flynn and Carrie Poppy share stories about kidney trouble, pot cookies, and a difficult dog.

Double Down

Jan 31, 2019 18:14


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that David Montgomery first shared on the podcast in September of 2015, about an unforgettable friendship.


Jan 29, 2019 52:39


Mary Cyn, CalCo and Ellen Acuario share stories about sweater fetishes, waiting for test results and a search for a birth mother.

Get In The Bentley

Jan 24, 2019 08:47


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Chad Zimmerman first shared on the podcast in March of 2011 about his hands-on way of training his dog.

Winging It

Jan 22, 2019 01:02:44


R. Ben Garant, Janet W. Hardy and Jude Treder-Wolff share stories about bad drugs, risky role playing, and a #MeToo moment from the '80's.

For Benjamin

Jan 18, 2019 14:50


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Joe LaSala first shared on the podcast in October of 2011 about the birth of his first child.


Jan 15, 2019 59:28


David Crabb, Christina Doll and Mike Schatz share stories about Goldbergian bidets, life after Lyme, and memories of Mitch Hedberg.

America For Us

Jan 10, 2019 13:30


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Jean LeBec first shared on RISK! in April of 2013 concerning a discovery she made about her parents.


Jan 7, 2019 01:02:25


Dionne Gray, Ray Christian and Eric McNeil share stories about a pregnancy scare, a death in the neighborhood, and a classroom full of stories.


Jan 3, 2019 09:50


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Michael Hirstreet first shared on RISK! in January of 2011 about an unexpected emergency in the classroom.

Best of RISK! Music #15

Dec 31, 2018 02:05:40


Our fifteenth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.


Dec 27, 2018 13:31


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Kevin Bohl first shared on RISK! in December of 2017 about a very memorable Christmas time slice of life of two unlikely barflies in a blizzard.

Holiday Stories 11

Dec 25, 2018 01:15:33


Jiji Lee, Brendan Jay Sullivan, Matthew Dicks and DC Benny share seasonal tales about a Korean Christmas, a winter Transit Strike, a surprise on the Polar Express and a very Jewish Christmas in our annual winter holidays special for 2018.

The Present

Dec 20, 2018 15:46


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Sarah Long Hendershot first shared on RISK! in December of 2017 about a very memorable Christmas present.

For the Love of Nubbins

Dec 20, 2018 14:00


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.

Holiday Stories 8

Dec 17, 2018 01:14:17


Joel Kim Booster, Joe Mulligan, Monte Lamonte and Susan Kent share Christmas memories in our 2015 Holidays special.

An Eye for an Eye

Dec 13, 2018 14:15


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Elon James White first shared on RISK! in April of 2010 about school days fight that went too far.

With Bawdy in Brooklyn 4

Dec 11, 2018 01:19:47


We did it again! RISK! teamed up with the fabulous Dixie De La Tour of the Bawdy Storytelling live show and podcast for an evening of stories and songs about kink and community. E'eldji and Dixie share sexy stories in this second of two episodes from that night.

Life of a Smile

Dec 6, 2018 12:04


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Julia Whitehouse (Julia Wiedeman at the time) first shared this one on RISK! in December of 2012. It’s about a friendship and dental health.

With Bawdy in Brooklyn 3

Dec 4, 2018 01:16:20


We did it again! RISK! teamed up with the fabulous Dixie De La Tour of the Bawdy Storytelling live show and podcast for an evening of stories and songs about kink and community. Jamie Brickhouse and Fancy Feast share sexy stories in this first of two episodes from that night.

The Experiment

Nov 29, 2018 12:32


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Andres du Bouchet first shared on RISK! in December of 2010 about a very brief encounter with a very strange stranger.

Quality Time

Nov 27, 2018 01:09:54


Leona Godin, Charlie Rucker, and Sam Blackman share stories about disabilities, an abortion fund, and a doctor's first hospital experience.

Malted Milk Balls

Nov 22, 2018 06:54


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Seena Jon first shared on RISK! in September of 2011 about balls, milkshakes, and balls dipped in milkshakes.

Pulling Through

Nov 20, 2018 01:15:41


Meghan DePonceau, Christian Finnegan and Jenn Gavlin share stories about a mushroom overdose, a tumultuous romance and living life to the fullest.

Life Worth Living

Nov 15, 2018 28:35


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A harrowing story that Nancy Sullivan first shared on RISK! in October of 2011 about child molestation and a family in denial.


Nov 13, 2018 01:13:38


Erin Popelka, Stefen Michael and Rod Hood share stories about a mysterious Japanese boyfriend, a fiancé with a knife, and consensual rough play.

Sudden Blood

Nov 8, 2018 15:41


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Tim is suddenly, for no reason, attacked by a crazed neighbor with a butcher knife. He literally runs through the neighborhood being pursued by this person having a mental breakdown and trying to stab Tim more. This story first appeared on RISK! in May of 2012.


Nov 6, 2018 01:12:36


Christopher Hoffmann, Jenn Kamara and Cheryl Hamilton share about a prostate massage, a mom with dementia and a new romance haunted by an old memory.

But Now I See

Nov 1, 2018 17:49


Shen grows up in poverty in a Shanghai slum. His father is a working class man who Shen assumes knows nothing about art. When Shen becomes an artist, the relationship seems as distant as can be. But years later, they go to a museum in the US together and have a transcendent bonding moment.


Oct 30, 2018 01:33:27


Sam Mullins, Ryan Estrada, Kelly Cupell, Ian Steffe and Moloch Masters share stories on our 10th Halloween Special.

The Man in the Top Hat

Oct 24, 2018 15:27


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Alan Weber shares a story about a strange night visitor that first appeared on RISK! in October of 2016.


Oct 23, 2018 01:10:23


Oz, Vara Cooper and Britt Adams share stories about kinky online auctions, an old drug buddy, and a family's intolerance toward their son. Special thanks goes to Patreon member Britny Carr.

Side Effects

Oct 18, 2018 13:07


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Katie Peabody shares a story about a strange drug trial that first appeared on RISK! in May of 2012.

The Best of RISK! #14

Oct 16, 2018 02:06:57


Our 14th compilation of some the best recent true stories told on the RISK! podcast.

Of Course I'm High Right Now

Oct 12, 2018 16:37


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Caitlin Gill shares a story about cannabis in classrooms that first appeared on RISK! in February of 2013.


Oct 9, 2018 01:00:51


Craig Conant, Susan Lieu, and Heather Minter share stories about a drug raid, a daughter's grief, and a frightening time on a Christian mission.


Oct 4, 2018 10:36


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Dustin D'addato shares a story about bowling and bad parenting that first appeared on RISK! in August of 2011.


Oct 1, 2018 56:53


Nimisha Ladva, Paul Gilmartin, and Jillian Szafranski share stories about a Mother in Law, a crisis at a 12-step meeting, and a postcard from another era.

The Same Brand of Pervert

Sep 27, 2018 19:49


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Gretchen shares a story about spanking and surprises that debuted on RISK! in March of 2013.


Sep 25, 2018 01:05:10


Kent Whipple and Sarah Long Hendershot share about having a stoned encounter with a cop and witnessing a terrible crime.

The Mayor of Mitchell Gardens

Sep 20, 2018 42:05


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Danny Lobell shared this story in April of 2012 about working in a nursing home.


Sep 18, 2018 58:17


Jessica Lee Williamson, Dave Hill and Lucky Yates share stories about lists of sexual conquests, opening for Snoop Dog, and a violent gang initiation.

My Mother Done Told Me

Sep 13, 2018 11:53


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Jamie Brunson shared this story about a haunting family secret at our Philadelphia show in 2012.

Live From Minneapolis 3!

Sep 11, 2018 01:10:00


Lila Yang, Lydia Reece and Jamie Brickhouse share stories about a DEA raid, a trip to a mental institution, and a boy's first time.

Man at Hawaii

Sep 7, 2018 26:30


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Our host, Kevin Allison, tells a story about a haunting encounter in Peru during his Catholic high school days.

Live From Chicago 6!

Sep 4, 2018 01:15:23


Lily Be, Joel Barrett and Chad Duncan share stories about a queen of the tunnels, a closeted clergyman and a dog that just keeps going.

Classic RISK! Singles: The Minions by Peyton Clarkson

Aug 31, 2018 19:37


A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Every Thursday, we release one of these special episodes featuring just one story from our archives. This week, Peyton Clarkson tells the tale of a madman, a cat's balls and a pile of British pounds.


Aug 28, 2018 01:13:02


Byron Bowers, Susan Kent and Marlene Nichols tell stories about psychedelic tripping, an interracial friendship in the South, and a gift for an ailing brother.


Aug 21, 2018 01:05:39


Lucas Brooks, Ryan Estrada, and Julia Christine share stories about a sexual discovery, 100 free hours of AOL, and a bad romance.

Coming Clean

Aug 14, 2018 01:02:24


John Ball, Shane Smith and Terri Mintz share true stories about Jobitron of Azeroth, an irresponsible father, and a friend of the friendless.

Live From San Francisco 2!

Aug 7, 2018 01:15:01


Jesse Aaron Bee, Joni O’Halloran and Liz Hedlund share stories about transformational surgery, a strange way to take MDMA, and a family's battle with opioid addiction.


Jul 31, 2018 01:00:43


On the 400th episode of RISK!, Tori, Matthew Dicks and Glace Chase share stories about vibrators, arm wrestling and a rent boy's nightmare.

The Best Laid Plans

Jul 24, 2018 01:25:32


DC Benny, Ria Spencer, and Dylan Patrick share stories about a crazy cruise ship, a college application, and a woman who loved elephants.

Live From Orlando!

Jul 17, 2018 01:13:08


Victoria Dym, Michael Soviero and Lucy Linden share stories about a sexual predator, a suicidal journey and a mother's struggle with alcohol.

Important Message for RISK! Fans!

Jul 13, 2018 11:35


Important Message for RISK! Fans!

Live From Tampa!

Jul 10, 2018 01:19:40


Robert Reed, Jessica Pepper and Paul Wilborn share stories about a hate crime, an accident, and an almost homeless poet.

Spitting In The Face Of The Devil

Jul 3, 2018 01:31:10


Bob Brader shares the story of how he discovered just how much abuse his father was capable of.

Live From Lawrence!

Jun 26, 2018 01:13:20


Philip Blue Owl Hooser, Jeanette Powers and Susanna Lee share about boyhood exploration, a teenage transition, and a viral video that changed a few lives.

Tough Love

Jun 19, 2018 01:35:25


Jolenta Greenberg and David Crabb share stories about a pre-teen dastardly duo and a boy and his wonderful dog.


Jun 12, 2018 01:01:32


Ptolemy Slocum, Mara Wilson and Megan McGee share stories about placenta smoothies, scary colonoscopies and trying to have a baby one more time.

Live From St. Louis 2!

May 31, 2018 01:08:30


Rafe Williams, David Wraith, and Amy Brooks share stories about bullies, male sex workers and losing a father at an early age.

Second Impressions

May 29, 2018 53:28


Jamie Brickhouse, Gianmarco Soresi, and Tija Mittal share stories about puppy love, battling step-dads and a bloody accident next door.


May 22, 2018 49:30


Franchesca Ramsey, Mollena Williams-Haas and Christina Bondurant share stories about trips on mushrooms, journeys to Africa, and stumbles out of the closet with their parents.

Live From Pittsburgh 2!

May 15, 2018 01:08:25


Dana Norris, Ian McIntosh and Jamie Fadden-Cannon tell stories about postpartum blues, racism in dating, and a very dangerous love affair.

Best of RISK! Music #14

May 7, 2018 02:06:45


Our fourteenth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.


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May 1, 2018 01:08:42


Gastor Almonte, Beowulf Jones and Tracy Rowland share stories about the birds and the bees, the wrong place to masturbate, and taking risky leaps.

Where I'm From

Apr 24, 2018 01:12:49


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.

The Best of RISK! Celebrity Stories

Apr 16, 2018 01:31:24


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!


Apr 10, 2018 01:05:20


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.

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Apr 3, 2018 01:01:06


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


Mar 27, 2018 01:27:27


Sina Grace and Mariah MacCarthy share stories about gay sex in high school and having a baby for an open adoption.

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Mar 20, 2018 01:16:31


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

Live At Caveat!

Mar 12, 2018 01:09:34


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

The Best of RISK! #13

Mar 6, 2018 02:10:20


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

Am I Doing This Right?

Feb 27, 2018 01:02:58


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.

Taken Aback

Feb 20, 2018 56:53


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.

Off Balance

Feb 13, 2018 01:03:20


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.


Feb 6, 2018 58:46


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.


Jan 30, 2018 01:04:58


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.

Out of the Blue

Jan 23, 2018 01:17:01


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


Jan 16, 2018 01:05:34


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

Staying Power

Jan 9, 2018 01:10:02


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

Try a Little Tenderness

Jan 2, 2018 54:09


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.

Holiday Stories 10

Dec 23, 2017 01:18:00


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.

Holiday Stories 9

Dec 19, 2017 57:51


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

Live From Chicago 5!

Dec 12, 2017 01:04:38


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.

Bring the Pain

Dec 5, 2017 01:09:52


Andrew Collin, Stephanie Andros, and Amy Salloway share about a bulletproof vest, a breaking and entering trauma, and parental threats that became unexpectedly real

Live From Detroit!

Nov 28, 2017 01:02:59


Tommy Nugent, Patricia Wheeler and Satori Shakoor share about teenage sexual exploration, grieving a lover who passed away, and a lifetime of reasons to say, "Thank you!

Live From Baltimore!

Nov 21, 2017 01:22:41


Joe Belknap Wall, Rachel Hinton and Shamyla Tareen share stories about a bukkake party, a brutal romance, and a difficult childhood move from Maryland to Pakistan


Nov 14, 2017 01:15:51


Matt Koff, Laura Swearingen-Steadwell and Patti Smith share stories about a wedding engagement, an encounter on a Greyhound, and good girls breaking bad.

Under the Surface

Nov 7, 2017 01:08:33


Thomas Attila Lewis, R. Ben Garant, and Julissa Arce share stories about a Peeping Tom, the punk rock uniform, and un padre amoroso.

Scary Stories 9: Muahaha!

Oct 31, 2017 01:41:22


Robin Reiser, Ansley Isham, Kristen Ludwig, Burke Heffner and Erika Steigerwald share scary stories in our 2017 Halloween episode.


Oct 24, 2017 57:39


Rich Monahan, Sammy Sponenburg, and Nisha Coleman share stories about grapefruit fucking, anaphylactic shock and the loss of a dear friend.

With Bawdy in Brooklyn 2

Oct 17, 2017 01:04:32


Rachel Lark, Bex Caputo and Mollena Williams-Haas share about the pleasures of pee-play, a sex party on Queer Prom night, and the ultimate union between "Master" and "slave" when RISK! and Bawdy Storytelling teamed up in Brooklyn.

With Bawdy in Brooklyn Part 1!

Oct 10, 2017 01:37:51


Corinne Fisher, Dick Wound and Dixie De La Tour tell about vagina pics confiscated by the FBI, a fetish for murderesses, and the science of semen flavors when RISK! and Bawdy Storytelling teamed up in Brooklyn.


Oct 3, 2017 59:32


Ray Christian, Jane Steckbeck, and Mike Sharp share about a bathroom disaster in Korea, a workshop that brought sexual healing, and a mother and son who agreed to disagree about Mormonism.

The Best of RISK! Music #13

Sep 26, 2017 01:52:04


Our thirteenth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.

First Impressions

Sep 19, 2017 59:40


Kathryn Wood, Michele Carlo, and Marc Abbott tell stories about blindfolded sex with strangers, a 70's high school's "Kill Whitey Day," and the son of a cop learning about race in America.


Sep 12, 2017 01:06:22


Morgan Jones Phillips, Donna Bailey and Samira Sahebi share about the morbid humor of EMTs, a scary dinner party and a mother's touch in Iran.

Uncharted Territory

Sep 5, 2017 01:16:15


Andy Christie, Terry Wolfisch Cole and Scott Thompson tell stories of testicle injuries, losing a friend to AIDS, and spiritual intoxication


Aug 29, 2017 01:03:32


Jean Le Bec, Danny Artese, and Sarah Long Hendershot share stories about a nudist colony, a bully teacher, and an unlikely friendship with a grumpy old man.

Full Disclosure

Aug 22, 2017 01:15:42


Elna Baker, Elliot Maxwell and Mike Brown share about peak moments of revelation.

Out of Bounds

Aug 15, 2017 01:13:15


Our 350th episode. Kevin checks in about the state of the union. Then Rocky Wing, Dave Terruso and Donna Bailey share about an illicit romance, some iffy priests, and a Margot who had no time for silent t's.

True Romance

Aug 8, 2017 01:00:47


Cole Kazdin, D'Arcee Neal and Asher Novek tell tales of seductive penne recipes, wheelchair sex and a high school romance turned tragic.

The Best of RISK! #12

Aug 1, 2017 02:27:35


Our 12th compilation of some the best recent tales told on the RISK! podcast.

Role Models

Jul 25, 2017 57:20


Alix Born, Shane Torres and Graham Isador share stories about a not so cool mom, a homeless dad and an intimate hair washing.

The Monster and the Man

Jul 18, 2017 54:42


Larry Talbot shares about about an abusive relationship in which he was the abuser.


Jul 16, 2017 01:11:23


Melanie Hamlett shares about a very bad romance.


Jul 11, 2017 01:04:35


Christine Gentry, Richard Cardillo and Dan Wilbur share stories about teaching tough kids, oral sex in Peru and a high school romance cut short by illness.

Yes You Can

Jul 4, 2017 52:24


Samantha Ruddy, Mark Redmond and Jerry Franklin share about coming out at the dentist, coaching at-risk kids basketball and discovering the dildos of the deceased.


Jun 27, 2017 01:03:59


Rob Lauta, Hallie Bulleit and Jonah Ray tell stories about streaking, mermaids and record sales on 9/11.

Live From Seattle 3!

Jun 20, 2017 01:24:26


Erin Popelka, Thandi Davis and Tim C. share stories of a Japanese flasher, a Christian cult and couple of kids saved from sex trafficking.

Fish Out of Water

Jun 13, 2017 01:11:35


Adam Wade, Melanie Hamlett and Craig Mangum share about public bathroom drama, nerve-wracking weddings and Mormon missions.

Live From Denver!

Jun 6, 2017 01:25:28


Kevin T. Phillips, R. Alan Brooks, Jared Ewy and Rachel Weeks share about oral sex, a school shooting, a teacher-student romance and surviving a brain injury.

Great Pretenders

May 31, 2017 01:06:30


DC Benny, RJ Walker and Devyn McNicoll share stories about the ice cream man, a bad billionaire and a mother with a secret.


May 24, 2017 01:19:56


Sovereign Syre, Reid Mihalko and Christina Carberry share stories about cam sex, 12 Steps to non-monogamy and couples therapy gone wrong.

Identity Crisis

May 16, 2017 01:04:58


Lyssa Sparrow, Matt McCarthy and Toni Nagy tell tales of lesbian firsts, drunken debacles and a one-man witch hunt.


May 9, 2017 01:16:59


Brian Babylon, Moloch Masters and Tammy Ray tell stories of bad parents, MDMA madness, and cannibal cures.

Live at the Bellhouse 3!

May 2, 2017 01:22:02


Alex Brightman, Donwill, Laurence O'Keefe and Michelle Buteau tell of virginity lost, downfall averted, a prom ruined and problems with pregnancy.

Make Believe

Apr 25, 2017 01:14:30


Playing their parts, David Crabb, Jamie Denbo and Kevin Allison battle Crohn's disease, parody The Apprentice and, of course, drink a whole lotta pee.

The Best of RISK! #8

Apr 21, 2017 02:10:40


Chris Gethard and others share jaw-dropping true stories in this compilation of the best tales told on the RISK! podcast

The Best of RISK! #4

Apr 21, 2017 01:15:03


Lisa Lampanelli and others share jaw-dropping true stories in this compilation of the best tales told on the RISK! podcast recently.

Kevin Goes to Kink Camp, Part 1

Apr 21, 2017 34:02


In "Kevin Goes to Kink Camp, Part 1," we present the most explicit story yet told on RISK! The names and biographical information for most of the people mentioned in this story have been changed. 

Kevin Goes to Kink Camp, Part 2

Apr 20, 2017 55:19


Kevin Goes to Kink Camp, Part2. Our host concludes his odyssey through a camping retreat for the proudest of perverts. 

Altered States

Apr 18, 2017 01:03:08


Under the influence, Margot Leitman, Jupiter Diego and John Murray discover the horror movie Orphan, head-over-heels adultery and clown envy.

Fight or Flight

Apr 11, 2017 55:21


Jeff Hiller, Kate Caldwell and Mark Redmond share stories of unsafe encounters.


Apr 4, 2017 53:50


Jessica Delfino, Danny Lobell and Doug Smith tell of times they averted fatality.

Best of RISK! Music 12

Mar 23, 2017 01:32:36


Our twelfth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.


Mar 21, 2017 01:09:08


Rebecca Vigil, Ray Christian and Paul Gilmartin share stories about conflicted relationships.

Heart and Arrow

Mar 14, 2017 01:02:18


Jeffrey Lan shares a remarkable story of the love, loss and growth he experienced with his partner Ed.

Getting to Know You

Mar 7, 2017 55:47


Jeff Gandell, Jillian Richardson and Samuel Routh share stories about intimate relationships that got really interesting, really fast.


Feb 28, 2017 01:09:15


James Urbaniak, Byron Bowers, and Sovereign Syre share stories about being strangers in strange places.

Face Off

Feb 21, 2017 01:03:05


Tara Clancy, Selena Coppock and Hal Karp share stories of standing up.


Feb 14, 2017 01:02:07


Caitlin Gill, Sian Mason and Eddie Hejka share stories about refusing to stay silent about justice.


Feb 7, 2017 01:11:24


Lady Bunny, Mary Theresa Archbold and Marcy Bryant tell stories of times they would not give up.

Southern Folk

Feb 1, 2017 01:05:02


Donna Edwards, Dave Kendall and Randall Robinson share stories of growing up down South.

Side Effects

Jan 24, 2017 01:09:27


Redd Jefferson, Jonelle Bowers and Tania Tomilonus share about tumultuous experiences with drugs.

The Way Home

Jan 17, 2017 01:08:37


Dario DiBattista, Hallie Bulleit and Ian Steffe share stories about where they came from versus where they've gone.

Danger Signs

Jan 10, 2017 01:04:03


Janelle James, Tommy Craven and Ryan Stroud share stories of perilous times.

Live From L.A. 2!

Jan 3, 2017 01:22:32


Jackie Hoffman, Dan St. Germain, Moses Storm, James Gangl, and Caroline Weiss share stories at our monthly LA show at the Bootleg Theater on a night hosted by Beowulf Jones and Amanda Seales.


Dec 13, 2016 01:11:28


Lily Be, Joel Kim Booster and Dennis Monn share especially unfiltered stories.


Dec 6, 2016 01:13:10


Carolyn Castiglia, Maribel Hernández Rivera, Jason Kim and CalCo share stories about R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

The Best of RISK! #11

Nov 29, 2016 01:45:36


Our 11th compilation of our favorite stories featured on the podcast


Nov 22, 2016 01:20:15


Linda Bailey Walsh, Pollo Corral and Mara Wiles share about times they were in very tough spots, but never gave up.


Nov 15, 2016 01:21:08


We react to the results of the 2016 Election, then distract ourselves with funny stories by Josh Gondelman, Adam Newman, Jillian Welsh and Jay Flewelling.

Big Entrance

Nov 8, 2016 01:04:34


Charles Busch, Mark Pagan and Jess Lombardo share stories of starting with a bang.


Nov 2, 2016 01:12:29


R. Ben Garant, Michaela Murphy, Ryan Stroud and Alan Weber share spooky stories in our 2016 Halloween episode.

Not As It Seems

Oct 18, 2016 53:34


Seaton Smith, Rojo Perez and Geraldine Buckley share stories about first and second impressions.


Oct 11, 2016 58:49


Smith Galtney, Milana Vayntrub and Ray Christian share stories of times that emotion or impulse got the best of them.

Live From Nashville!

Oct 4, 2016 01:12:39


Malcolm Anderson, Laura Wimbels, Brenda Lenard and Gary Fletcher share stories at our first-ever visit to Nashville, Tennessee.


Sep 27, 2016 01:01:33


Katie, Benari Poulten and Jack Lincoln share stories of surprise.


Sep 20, 2016 01:05:26


Cyndi Freeman, Nisha Coleman and Chris Hoffmann tell stories of times love and sex were vexing.


Sep 13, 2016 01:03:22


Amanda Seales, Julio Torres, Mark Redmond and T.S. Madison share stories of distressing situations.

Best of RISK! Music 11

Sep 6, 2016 01:31:22


Our eleventh collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.

Naughty Bits

Aug 30, 2016 01:03:15


Victor Varnado, Sam Jay and Shane O'Neill share stories about sexual situations gone weird.

Remembering The State

Aug 23, 2016 01:37:56


On the 300th episode of RISK!, all 11 members of the comedy troupe The State recall working and playing together in the 90s. That's David Wain, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Tom Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Michael Showalter, Michael Patrick Jann, Ken Marino, Todd Holoubek, Michael Ian Black, Ben Garant, and your host, Kevin Allison. With special guest Janeane Garofalo.

O Canada!

Aug 16, 2016 01:06:59


Morgan Jones Phillips, Dale Corvino and Sarah Long Hendershot share stories in our 2016 visit to Toronto and Montreal.

On Second Thought

Aug 10, 2016 58:20


Al Jackson, Curtis Ferlisi and Tracey Segarra share about situations they have a new perspective on

Live From St. Louis!

Aug 2, 2016 01:20:46


Suzanne Roussin, Regan Wann, Amy Brooks and Matt McGaughey share stories in our first trip to St. Louis.

Live From San Fran 2016

Jul 26, 2016 01:30:44


Marga Gomez, Dixie De La Tour, Jake Arky and Mark Davey tell stories at our summer 2016 show in San Francisco.

Hurt Joy

Jul 19, 2016 01:02:23


Samm Levine and Peter Neofotis share stories about how beautifully horrible life can be


Jul 12, 2016 58:23


Robin Cloud, David Crabb and Anna Seregina share stories both heartwarming and heartbreaking.


Jul 6, 2016 01:13:12


Two tales of romance that fared for better and for worse.

Live from Philly 5!

Jun 28, 2016 01:21:45


Tom Brennan, Kristie Evans, David Montgomery and Pam Latta tell true stories at our 2016 trip to Philly.

Live From Minneapolis 2!

Jun 21, 2016 01:31:41


Patrick Susmilch, Amanda Payne, Amy Salloway and Justin Aufwerk share stories in Minneapolis

The Best of RISK! #10

Jun 13, 2016 02:00:41


Sean Patton and others share jaw-dropping true stories in our 10th compilation of the best tales told on the RISK! podcast

Outta Control

Jun 7, 2016 01:16:01


Aisling Bea, Shashi Musso, Anne Thomas and Jobim Robinsantos tell stories of times things went off the rails.


Jun 1, 2016 01:05:15


Eddie Brill, Bowen Yang and Eleanor Rush share stories that went places they had not foreseen.

Stumbling Blocks

May 24, 2016 01:05:37


Andrew Ritchie, Grant Robinson and Christine Gentry share stories on facing obstacles.

The Age of Innocence

May 18, 2016 01:18:21


Ken Reid, Markisha Bazile and Mike Carlip share about innocence lost in funny and not so funny ways.


May 10, 2016 01:12:09


Simon Basch, Tod Kelly and Thao Madsen share stories about transcending.

Live at the Bell House 2!

May 3, 2016 01:34:46


Carla Rhodes, Justin Sayre, Micaela Blei and Jacob Phillipsshare true stories at the Bell House in Brooklyn.

New Kids

Apr 26, 2016 59:40


Chris Redd, Jacob Penrod and Kate Fruhman are all newbies at storytelling and tell about times they were the new at life.

The Long Road

Apr 19, 2016 51:05


Leslie Sisson shares about the trauma she is healing from after one very harrowing night.


Apr 12, 2016 58:46


Aaron Brooks, Brooke Lancaster and Andrew Aghapour see through a glass, darkly.


Apr 5, 2016 01:17:14


Livia Scott, Kevin Allison and John F. O'Donnell share stories of misdirection.

Live From Chicago 4!

Mar 29, 2016 01:32:04


JT Nagle, Annalise, James Gordon and Archy Jamjun share stories at our 2016 Chicago show.


Mar 22, 2016 01:07:32


John Fugelsang, Bianca Casusol and Stephanie Streeter share stories about tough times.

Against the Grain

Mar 16, 2016 01:08:52


Joshua Grannell, Jesse Martinez and Richelle King share stories about learning the learning of nonconformity.

Best of RISK! Music #10

Mar 8, 2016 01:23:01


Our tenth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.


Mar 1, 2016 54:54


Jolenta Greenberg, Donna Edwards and Nessa Voss share about good, bad and ugly attempts at getting satisfaction.


Feb 23, 2016 01:01:09


Ray Christian, Gail Thomas and Chad Duncan share stories about shifts in perspective.


Feb 16, 2016 01:13:25


Baron Vaughn, Andrew Aghapour and Ashley Bayley share stories about learning to trust themselves

Who Are You?

Feb 9, 2016 01:19:33


Baruch Porras-Hernandez, Sovereign Syre and Graham Isador share stories of relationships that became identity crises.

Live at the Bell House!

Feb 2, 2016 01:19:02


Kurt Braunohler, Julie Halston, A.D. Miles and Lauren Cook tell stories at our new home base, the Bell House in Brooklyn.


Jan 26, 2016 01:12:12


Michelle Buteau, Sean Patton and Beowulf Jones share about things falling apart.

Tough Guys

Jan 19, 2016 01:04:32


Steve Di Schiavi and Hank Chen share stories of true grit.

Live From Salt Lake City!

Jan 12, 2016 01:33:10


Kate Kelly, Elna Baker, Blake Hoopes and R.J. Walker share stories at our first show in SLC.

Best of RISK! #9

Jan 4, 2016 01:45:25


Shashi Musso and others share jaw-dropping true stories in this 9th compilation of the best tales told on the RISK! podcast

Holiday Stories 7

Dec 29, 2015 01:06:46


Aubrey O'Day, Conner Habib, Matt Donnelly and Jenna Matthys share stories that are kinda sorta about the Holidays.

Holiday Stories 8

Dec 22, 2015 01:09:59


Joel Kim Booster, Joe Mulligan, Monte Lamonte and Susan Kent share Christmas memories in our 2015 Holidays special.

Live From Milwaukee!

Dec 8, 2015 01:36:37


Jeffrey Barsoum, Jacob Bach, Jess Leonard and Alecia Alstaetter tell stories of traumas and triumphs at our first live show in Milwaukee.


Dec 1, 2015 47:07


Speed Levitch, Lily Be and Karen Finneyfrock tell of altercations in the city.

New To Me

Nov 24, 2015 59:11


Kate Carroll de Gutes, Kevin Phillips and Julia Schertzer share stories of unexpected turns taken

Live With It

Nov 17, 2015 01:06:37


Amber Nelson, Byron Bowers and David Koff share about getting through tough times.

Scary Stories 7: Argh!

Nov 10, 2015 57:47


Myka Fox, Carrie Poppy, Marshall York and Thomas McKean tell more spooky tales.


Nov 3, 2015 48:30


Sharon Houston, Nelson Lugo and Chris Iacono share spooky tales in our annual 'ween-tide collection.

Troubled Love

Oct 27, 2015 58:06


Gail Thomas, Gillian English and Ben Stirling share about rocky romance


Oct 26, 2015 01:16:44


Spooky stories! Ben Garant of Reno 911! as well as Pete Holmes, Kumail Nanjiani, Ptolemy Slocum, JC Cassis, Heidi Rosebrugh and more.

Scary Stories 2: Ick!

Oct 26, 2015 01:07:13


Ken Reid, Danny Lobell, Michele Carlo and Todd Dakotah Briscoe tell stories that go "Boo!" in the first episode of our Double Feature of Terror.

Scary Stories 3: Ack!

Oct 26, 2015 46:39


R. Ben Garant, Susan Kent and Matt Mercier share stories that go "Boo!" in the second episode of our 2012 Double Feature of Terror.

Scary Stories 4: Yikes!

Oct 26, 2015 01:03:35


Scott Whitehair, Brett Wean, Heidi Galore and Jackson McKeehan tell spooky yarns in our 2013 Halloween episode.


Oct 26, 2015 01:10:38


A bunch of scary tales in our annual Halloween episode!


Oct 20, 2015 01:01:35


Trevor Noah, TS Madison and Christopher Fox share stories of shocking moments in the lives, funny and frightening.

Behind the Mask

Oct 13, 2015 55:13


Jen Curran, John Flynn and Jude Treder-Wolff share stories about saving and losing face


Oct 6, 2015 01:05:48


John Hodgman hosts as Bowen Yang, Sarah Skilling and Kahlie Towle share about startling surprises in life.


Sep 30, 2015 01:00:50


Emmett Montgomery, Monica Welty and Tod Kelly share stories about challenging moments in family life.


Sep 22, 2015 51:29


Sarah Jones, Angel Yau and Morgan Pielli tell stories about things left unsaid.


Sep 15, 2015 56:56


Kenny DeForest, Rob Christensen and Willa Quinn share stories about side effects.

It's Complicated

Sep 8, 2015 01:02:47


Michelle Walson, David Montgomery and Brad Lawrence share about situations that had no easy fix.

Live From DC 2!

Sep 1, 2015 01:01:33


Thomas Keegan, Elizabeth McCain and Melissa Murphy share stories at our Summer 2015 trip to Washington, DC.


Aug 26, 2015 42:56


Marcy Langlois tells the story of recovering from a devastating tragedy.

Best of RISK! Music 9

Aug 18, 2015 01:15:16


Our ninth collection of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.

Live From Minneapolis!

Aug 11, 2015 01:13:50


Nancy Donoval, Javier Morillo and Amy Salloway share stories of shock and awe during our second RISK! show in Minneapolis.

Skin Deep

Aug 4, 2015 50:48


Rob Penty, Jeffrey Jay and Jean Le Bec share stories about body image and other physical fears.


Jul 28, 2015 57:54


Shashi Musso, Matteson Perry and Myriah Myers share stories in which key players are under the influence.

Live From New York!

Jul 21, 2015 01:01:12


David Montgomery, Spring and Julian Goldhagen share stories at the New York RISK! live show

Meant For Each Other?

Jul 14, 2015 01:16:42


Margaret Cho, Al Jackson, Dixie De La Tour and Tyler Greene share stories about hook-ups good, bad and ugly.

The Best of RISK! #7

Jul 7, 2015 01:43:54


Ben Garant and others share jaw-dropping true stories in this compilation of the best tales told on the RISK! podcast

The Best of RISK #6

Jul 6, 2015 01:31:25


Elna Baker and others share jaw-dropping true stories in the latest compilation of the best tales told on the RISK! podcast

The Best of RISK! #5

Jul 6, 2015 01:22:05


Jay Mohr and others share jaw-dropping true stories in the latest compilation of the best tales told on the RISK! podcast

The Best of RISK! #3

Jul 6, 2015 01:22:15


Five favorite stories from the past 50 episodes, plus excerpts from some of our favorite long stories.

The Best of RISK! #2

Jul 6, 2015 01:12:50


More favorite stories and songs from our first two years. 

The Best of RISK! #1

Jul 6, 2015 01:12:26


Favorite stories and songs from our first two years of the podcast. 


Jul 6, 2015 01:13:34


Dan Kennedy, Melanie Hamlett, Miguel de Leon and Dawn Fraser share stories of efforts messy and mad.

Beyond Kink Camp, Part 1

Jul 6, 2015 47:19


Your fearless host applies lessons he learned last fall at Kink Camp to a friendship here in the real world. WARNING: Explicit sexual content.

Beyond Kink Camp, Part 2

Jul 6, 2015 56:43


While visiting Amsterdam, your fearless host leaps further into sex adventures... and catastrophes. WARNING: Explicit sexual content.


Jul 6, 2015 57:10


Mollena Williams tells the story of how mixing racial tension with erotic role-play can become a very high-risk activity.

The Downward Spiral

Jul 6, 2015 01:03:04


JC Cassis tells of a scary and heartbreaking experience in her family.

Bodily Harm

Jul 6, 2015 46:31


Buck Angel, Kumail Nanjiani and Lindsay Hoffman share about times they were in physical danger.

The Sweet Hereafter

Jul 6, 2015 56:18


Christopher Ryan and Jefferson share stories of facing the abyss. 

The Power

Jul 5, 2015 36:04


Tori Weston shares about being sexually abused in her childhood and learning to stand up for herself.

The God Problem

Jul 5, 2015 44:12


Kevin Allison shares two faith-shaking stories about grappling with angels and demons in his very Catholic youth.

The Third Man

Jul 4, 2015 49:55


Mani Sheriar tells how she fought one battle to have a baby and another to keep him.

Live From San Francisco!

Jul 4, 2015 01:07:58


Kumail Nanjiani, Chris Garcia, Caitlin Gill and Glenn Wool tell stories at our spectacular third visit to San Francisco Sketchfest at the Eureka Theatre, Feb 2013.

Nancy Sullivan

Jul 4, 2015 34:33


A close look at the trauma of a child and the healing of the young lady she became. The names of people mentioned in this story have been changed. This episode is graphic and delves into disturbing subject matter. 

How Can I Tell You?

Jul 4, 2015 29:08


Susan Kent tells how, as a teenager, she hid her pregnancy from her mother.


Jul 4, 2015 28:10


How an ironworker named Joe became a comedienne named Morgan.

Live With Bawdy Storytelling!

Jul 4, 2015 01:32:39


Caitlin Gill, Allison Moon, Geoff Millard and Lesley Jones share kinky true stories when RISK! teams up with Dixie De La Tour's Bawdy Storytelling show in San Francisco.

The Same Brand of Pervert

Jul 4, 2015 28:34


Gretchen of Raleigh's Mouth of the South kinky storytelling show shares a tale about spanking and surprises.

What I'm Made Of

Jul 4, 2015 45:52


Shen Wei and Ed Gavagan share about how they became who they are now.

Kevin Goes to P-Town

Jul 4, 2015 43:54


Kevin Allison tells a longform story about the Asian guy he had a fling with in Provincetown just days prior to recording this episode. Music by The Leisure Society. (The names and other biographical information about people mentioned in this story have been changed.) 

Odd Couples

Jun 30, 2015 57:10


Greg Barris, Anna Seregina and Cole Kazdin share stories of mating rituals between unexpected couplings.

Girl Sex

Jun 16, 2015 01:07:58


Dixie De La Tour, Elka Karl and Kathleen Auterio tell tales of trying new things in the sex lives.


Jun 9, 2015 46:37


Wonder Dave, Ray Christian, and David Crabb share tales of times before they were men.

Turning Points

Jun 2, 2015 01:02:26


R. Ben Garant, Jude Treder-Wolff and Allison Moon share about difficult passages in life.

Family Planning

May 26, 2015 57:53


Dave Ross, Daniel Sloss and Toni Nagy tell stories of times their families dropped the ball or had to pick it up again.

Hush Hush

May 19, 2015 56:05


David Crabb, Reba Sparrow and Kevin Allison share stories of secrets revealed.

Casual Sex?

May 4, 2015 58:56


Kate Willet, Sandra Elliot and Shannon Cason share stories about sex that was supposed to be no big deal, but then was.

Brain Matter

Apr 29, 2015 01:10:51


Winter Tashlin, Amy Salloway and Kevin Allison share stories of neurological weirdness.

Live From Chicago 3!

Apr 21, 2015 01:30:33


Peter Kim, Lily Be, Don Hall and Mikey Manker share true stories of times things got freaky at Lincoln Hall in Chicago.


Apr 14, 2015 01:08:12


Ts Madison, Christopher Ryan, Aaron Kheifets and Ceara Lynch share stories of deviating from the norm.

Live From Portland 2!

Apr 7, 2015 01:00:52


Chris Gray, Kyla Hines and Danny Felts share stories of freaky, funky times.


Mar 31, 2015 01:14:57


Chris Gethard, Christian Finnegan, Ophira Eisenberg, and Pat Dixon all share personal tales of anxiety


Mar 24, 2015 01:06:02


Mollena Williams, Andrew Aghapour, and Melanie Hamlett tell true stories that get very up close and personal.


Mar 17, 2015 01:08:18


Selena Coppock, James Judd, Jamie Pinto and Travis Cook tell stories of icky life and yucky times.

Best of RISK! Music 8

Mar 10, 2015 01:29:09


More of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.


Feb 24, 2015 57:15


Kyle Gest, Myka Fox and Tara Clancy share stories of dangerous days.

Live From Chapel Hill 2!

Feb 17, 2015 01:17:37


Kevin Allison, Amy Allen, Ray Christian and Bianca Casusol share stories of mad love at the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival 2015.


Feb 10, 2015 01:00:15


Rye Silverman, Steve Belanger and Andrea Allan share stories of cripes-tastic crises.

Live from San Fran 2015

Feb 3, 2015 01:18:27


James Adomian, Leo Allen, Janine Brito, Dominic Dierkes and DC Pierson share stories about times things got a bit too intense.

In a Tizzy

Jan 28, 2015 01:06:59


Julia Wiedeman, David Montgomery and Jessica Wise share stories of hilarious and harrowing crises.

Live From NYC Podfest 2!

Jan 20, 2015 01:44:04


AJ Jacobs, Sasheer Zamata, Jackie Kashian, Eddie Brill and Matt Braunger share stories that kind of aren't about butts at NYC Podfest 2015.

Live From Seattle 2!

Jan 13, 2015 01:37:29


Dan Savage and other Seattle storytellers share outrageous true stories of blood, sweat and tears. And pee.

Holiday Stories 6

Dec 23, 2014 01:27:49


Hank Chen, Nicole Byer, Danny Lobell, Sandi Marx and Sam Feirstein share stories happy and horrific on The Holidays.

Live Sex Show! Part 2

Dec 9, 2014 01:12:22


Genevieve Mueller, Eric Mack, Mauro Montoya and Dixie De La Tour share sexy stories at Pornotopia in Albuquerque and Bawdy Storytelling in San Francisco.

Live Sex Show! Part 1

Dec 2, 2014 01:02:59


Reid Mihalko, Waverly Jane and Kate Smith share stories of sexual boundaries crossed at Albuquerque's Pornotopia and San Francisco's Bawdy Storytelling.

Living Big

Nov 26, 2014 53:23


Marc Amigone, Meagan Voss and Justin Hall share stories about choosing a bigger way to be.

Live From Atlanta!

Nov 17, 2014 01:13:39


Rob Lathan, Rachel Pendergrass, Emily Parker and Cory Byrom share stories at our first visit to Atlanta.

Body and Soul

Nov 11, 2014 49:22


Paul Cibis, Anne Thomas and Andrew Solmssen share stories of bodily dysfunction.

Double Take

Nov 4, 2014 56:13


Ben Garant, Kristina Wong, Greg Stone and Amy Shephard share stories of surprises they found inside themselves.


Oct 21, 2014 01:13:44


David Crabb, Tara Clancy, Danny Hatch, and Rachel Rosenthal share stories about dicks, dongs, and dildos.


Oct 14, 2014 01:05:51


Ken Reid, Jessie Chappe, and Erik Hoofnagle tell about the many ways they just don't fit in.

All-Star Episode #5

Sep 30, 2014 01:38:56


David Koechner, Jason Biggs, Ilana Glazer, Joe Lo Truglio and Sasheer Zamata tell uncensored true stories about big surprises. 

Live From Austin 2!

Sep 16, 2014 01:12:10


Stories of heartbreak and hilarity from our second visit to the town that keeps it weird.

Best of RISK! Music 7

Sep 9, 2014 01:20:10


More of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.

Blown Away

Sep 2, 2014 01:01:28


J. Lalonde, Katharine Heller, Joe Schiappa and Shaina Feinberg share tales of an overwhelming nature.

Live from DC 2!

Aug 19, 2014 58:26


Kami Ugel, Rich Bennett and Jennifer Tress share stories at our second visit to Washington DC.


Aug 12, 2014 44:51


Christine Gentry, Roger Hailes and Anne Thomas share stories of mortification.

Live From Chicago 2!

Aug 5, 2014 01:12:01


Four knock-out stories from our latest trip to the town that Billy Sunday couldn't shut down.

Make It Stop!

Jul 28, 2014 51:42


Winter Tashlin, Sam Mullins, and Anne Thomas share stories about pickles and predicaments

Live From London!

Jul 22, 2014 01:25:35


Four fantastic stories from our very first RISK! show outside the US, in conjunction with the fabulous Spark London story show.

3 Women

Jul 15, 2014 53:12


Betty Dodson, Cameron Esposito and Amber Drea tell true stories of survival and transcendence.

Live from MaxFunCon!

Jul 8, 2014 52:01


Al Letson, Carrie Poppy and Beowulf Jones share stories at Lake Arrowhead for our parent network's weekend-long fanjets, MaxFunCon!


Jul 1, 2014 56:01


Jake Hart, Cathy Smith and Brian Cirmo share stories from the seedier side.

Live From Chapel Hill!

Jun 24, 2014 57:10


Ray Christian, Andrew Aghapour and Lauren Patton tell true stories from our June 2014 visit to Chapel Hill.

The Riverside

Jun 11, 2014 21:19


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. Music by Agnes Obel. 


Jun 10, 2014 01:06:36


Jen Kirkman, Janine Brito, Matt Kirshen and Eli Olsberg share stories of being... wait for it.... stung.

Second Wind

Jun 3, 2014 56:44


Danny Lobell, Joe Mulligan and Olga Schmutz share stories of second comings.

Live From Boston!

May 27, 2014 01:09:08


Lillian DeVane, Josh Pourier and Will Luera tell stories at our April 2014 show at the Nameless Coffeehouse in Cambridge.


May 20, 2014 59:30


Sara Barron, Carolyn Castiglia and Moses Storm share stories of situations out of bounds.

Live From Pittsburgh!

May 13, 2014 01:03:54


Three stories from our first ever show in Pittsburgh, PA.

Death Defying

May 6, 2014 01:05:12


Dave Hill, Chelsea Hostetter and Tyler Phillips share stories of fearing for their lives.

Live from Reno 2!

Apr 28, 2014 51:22


The second half of our phenomenal April, 2014 show from Reno, Nevada.

Live From Reno 1!

Apr 21, 2014 59:22


The first half of our phenomenal April, 2014 show from Reno, Nevada.

Best of RISK! Music 6

Apr 14, 2014 01:18:12


More of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.


Apr 8, 2014 01:12:05


Sean Crespo, Jeff Simmermon, Kate Greathead, John F. O'Donnell and Jean Le Bec tell stories at the RISK! NY live show of March 2014.

Things Fall Apart

Apr 1, 2014 01:04:04


John Flynn, Melanie Hamlett and Brett Wean share stories of times things went from from dysfunctional to dysfunctional-er.

Mixed Feelings

Mar 25, 2014 01:02:17


Mollena Williams, Vicki Tollemache and Kevin Allison share stories of battles between the voices within.

Live From San Diego!

Mar 18, 2014 01:21:34


The first ever RISK! show in sunny San Diego at the Finest City Improv.

Vagina Vagina Vagina!

Mar 11, 2014 59:32


Elna Baker, Josh Healey and Amy Salloway share stories that are downright vag-riffic.

Live from San Fran 2014

Mar 4, 2014 01:06:02


Dana Gould, Brendon Walsh, Stephen Tobolowsky and Nato Greene share stories at our 2014 return to San Francisco Sketchfest.

Live From Seattle With Dan Savage!

Feb 17, 2014 01:11:34


Dan Savage and other Seattle storytellers share stories of jolting shocks and amazing surprises.

Into the Mystic

Feb 11, 2014 45:56


Jen Kwok, Lori Baird and Christine Lee share stories of bumping up against what might just be the Higher Power.


Feb 4, 2014 01:06:47


Adam Wade, Brad Lawrence, Lori Baird and Ryan Britt share stories of obsession.

Fighting Back

Jan 28, 2014 42:19


Ellie Jackson and Liz Stewart tell stories about facing traumas of their pasts and moving on.

Live From NYC Podfest 2014

Jan 21, 2014 01:08:30


Keith and the Girl, Selena Coppock, Alex Edelman and Kevin Allison share confessions at NYC Podfest 2014.

I'm Okay, You're Okay

Jan 14, 2014 45:57


Dylan Brody, Joel Kim Booster and Jolenta Greenberg share stories about remembering to love yourself.

Holiday Stories 5

Jan 7, 2014 01:10:01


Satya Bhabha, James Adomian, Leslie Goshko and Will Luera share more holiday stories.

Holiday Stories 4

Jan 1, 2014 57:46


Christmas stories from Kevin Allison, Alex Edelman, Jude Treder-Wolff and Danielle Kramer.


Dec 10, 2013 01:00:04


Lauren Cook, Danny Lobell and J.J. share stories about making rash choices and facing repercussions.

Live From Philly 4!

Dec 3, 2013 01:01:29


Dawn Fraser, Andrew Panebianco and Katie Samson tell stories at our latest trip to the City of Brotherly Love.

Family Secrets

Nov 26, 2013 51:05


Kitty Hailey, Christine Lee and Josh Healey share stories of surprising family situations.

Live From Brown/RISD

Nov 19, 2013 01:05:42


Students from Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design share true stories at the 2013 RISK! live show on campus.


Nov 12, 2013 01:04:00


David Crabb, Melanie Hamlett, Nhu An Do and Shawn Donovan tell of times they were stuck in a muck.

Live From LA Storytelling Fest

Oct 29, 2013 49:33


Brian Finkelstein, Carrie Wade and Matt Oberg tell true stories at the live RISK! show for the 2013 LA Storytelling Festival.


Oct 22, 2013 55:55


Janine Latus, Scott Whitney and Dan Telfer tell stories about brushes with madness that left scars.

Live From Chicago!

Oct 8, 2013 01:12:02


Stephanie Douglass, Shannon Cason, Lily Be and Jim Padar at our very first show in that toddlin' town!

How Embarrassing

Oct 1, 2013 01:01:14


Kevin Allison, Jen Bosworth, Donna Steele and Darren Infinity share stories of humiliation.


Sep 24, 2013 37:04


Amanda Egge and Nayland Blake share stories about reconciling their own desires with the desires of others.

Live From Austin!

Sep 17, 2013 01:13:02


Our first RISK! live show in the city that keeps it weird, Austin, Texas.

Boys and Girls

Aug 27, 2013 01:19:49


DC Pierson, Selena Coppock, Brad Lawrence and Nina Davis share stories of love and loss.

My Old Man

Aug 20, 2013 01:08:09


Dan Kennedy, Chesley Calloway, Gretchen Menter and Colleen Hindsley tell surprising tales about their dads.

Edge Play

Aug 12, 2013 01:04:39


Mather Zickel, Jen Curran, Joel Kim Booster and Julie Threlkeld tell stories of times they crossed over the edge.

Live From Norfolk 2

Aug 5, 2013 58:24


More stories from our shows at the 2013 Norfolk Comedy Festival.

Live From Norfolk 1

Jul 30, 2013 47:19


Stories from our shows at the 2013 Norfolk Comedy Festival.

Live From DC!

Jul 16, 2013 01:01:11


Stories told at our first RISK! live show in Washington, DC in association with SpeakeasyDC.


Jul 8, 2013 01:03:13


Cameron Esposito, Kris Grey and Kevin Allison share radically different stories of LGBT life today.


Jul 1, 2013 58:15


Trevor Noah, Ptolemy Slocum and Robin Gelfenbien tell of scars they've healed from.

Young Rebels

Jun 24, 2013 01:00:26


Rob Lathan, Katy Frame, Ben Lerman and Ethan Ullman share stories of their rebellious younger days.

Live From Charleston 2!

Jun 10, 2013 01:02:24


Some of our favorite stories from our 2nd visit to Charleston's Theatre 99!


Jun 3, 2013 55:19


Marie Cecile Anderson, Julie Polk, Mark Szlachetka and Alex Wilkie share stories about being bad fits.

Mother Lovers

May 14, 2013 41:58


Tommy O'Malley, Jenny Smith and Moses Storm share surprising stories about moms and stepmoms.

Live From Philly 3!

May 7, 2013 01:00:09


Brady Dale, Elna Baker and Marjorie Winther share stories at the 4/20/13 RISK! show in Philadelphia presented by First Person Arts.

Live From Philly 2!

Apr 30, 2013 56:45


Giulia Rozzi, Nimisha Ladva and Kevin Allison share stories at the 4/20/13 RISK! show in Philadelphia presented by First Person Arts.

Parental Advisory

Apr 23, 2013 01:13:14


Andy Livengood, Julie Threlkeld, Jean LeBec, and Jon Gabrus all share tales of learning life lessons from their folks.


Apr 9, 2013 54:16


Mara Wilson, Michael Stahl-David, Tommy O'Malley and David Crabb tell tales from their more innocent years.

Dirty Work

Apr 2, 2013 58:15


Kurt Braunohler, Melinda Hill, Dave Ross and Cyndi Freeman share stories of messes they got into pursuing their careers.

The Roof Is On Fire

Mar 25, 2013 24:44


Robert Hurst finds catharsis in the Temple at Burning Man.

Laughs, Groans & Weiners

Mar 11, 2013 53:34


Nayland Blake, Sarah Bell and Kevin Allison share stories about putting fondles on gnomes, hot dogs in vaginas and animal tranquilizer up nostrils.

Live From North Carolina!

Mar 4, 2013 01:12:34


Our wonderful show from the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival in February. Stories from Josh Gondeman, Jane Borden, Robert Bland and Paula Pazderka.

Greg Proops

Feb 19, 2013 25:53


Live from San Francisco, Greg Proops shares a story about the dazed and confused 1970's at our Feb 2013 Sketchfest show.

Between Friends

Feb 4, 2013 31:29


Sarah Bell tells about the best friend who made her finally feel not weird. And then weird again.

Live From Charleston!

Jan 28, 2013 01:08:12


Michael Ian Black, Vic Henley, Adam Newman and Shon Kennedy do RISK! at the Charleston Comedy Festival in South Carolina. 

The Walking Wounded

Jan 21, 2013 37:22


Dave Hill and Candice Guardino go through rough rites of passage.

Sex, Death & High School

Jan 7, 2013 37:50


Dave Ross and Kelly MacFarland share stories of innocence lost in their high school years.

Holiday Stories 3

Jan 1, 2013 01:21:14


Mara Wilson, Margot Leitman, Jefferson, Julie Threlkeld, Matteson Perry, and Jean Shepherd share more true tales of the Yuletide.

Holiday Stories 2

Dec 25, 2012 01:06:33


Elna Baker, Michele Carlo, Scott Whitehair, Christine and Steve Spatucci share true tales of the Yuletide.


Dec 17, 2012 45:36


Becca reflects on what she went through in sharing one of the riskiest stories of the series yet on the "Live From Philly" episode.

Women on Men

Dec 11, 2012 01:12:20


Aubrey O'Day, Lillian DeVane, Melanie Hamlett and Julia Wiedeman share stories of adventures with the opposite sex.

In My Own Skin

Dec 3, 2012 28:19


Lee Harrington and Andrew Solmssen tell true stories that get physical.

Live From Philly!

Nov 26, 2012 01:11:55


R. Eric Thomas, Jamie Brunson, Becca and Bernardo Morillo share surprising and revealing stories the night that RISK! hit the First Person Arts Festival.

Square Pegs

Oct 20, 2012 01:01:03


Cooper Barnes, Dana Rossi, Aaron Wolfe and Larry Rosen tell of times they made for a bad fit.


Oct 12, 2012 26:28


Jennifer McClelland and Jean Le Bec tell stories of daughters reconnecting with their parents. 

Here Comes Trouble

Oct 6, 2012 01:04:46


Kambri Crews, David Balutanski, Allison Moon and Steve Heisler share stories of bad guys and brats.

Everybody Naked!

Sep 22, 2012 36:38


Dave Hill and Allison Moon share stories of moments when clothing was optional.

Brutal Youth

Sep 14, 2012 01:00:30


In our 100th episode, we look back at some of the funniest moments of the series so far. Plus new stories of growing pains by Seth Morris, Helen Hong, Kumail Nanjiani and Pete Holmes.


Aug 31, 2012 44:19


Reggie Watts, Brent Sullivan and Frankie Fellini share stories about moments loaded with emotion.

Ladies and Gentlemen

Aug 17, 2012 36:40


Dwayne Perkins and Melinda Hill share stories of dating gone awry.


Aug 11, 2012 01:19:39


Kerri Kenney-Silver, Michael Martin, Jolenta Greenberg, Omri Navot and Sam Mullins share tales of embarrassments, large and small.

Live From Albany!

Aug 3, 2012 59:27


Chrissy Swanson, Michael Oatman, Ethan Ullman and Gregor Wynnyczuk share stories at our live show at the Linda Theater in Albany.

Live From The Story Studio!

Jul 27, 2012 32:40


Story Studio students JC Cassis and Dionna share personal stories at our school's latest live show.


Jul 20, 2012 01:04:34


Selena Coppock, William Mullin, Ariana Seigel, Eric Martin, and Julie Threlkeld share stories from the danger zone.

Simon Amstell & Tom Shillue

Jul 14, 2012 34:04


Stories of surviving single life from comedians Simon Amstell and Tom Shillue.

Life or Death

Jul 4, 2012 01:00:58


Scott Whitehair, Laurel Holland and Michael Shawki share about the thin line between here and the hereafter.

Martin Moran

Jun 27, 2012 31:14


Martin Moran shares about the abuse he suffered as a child and how it led to his search for healing.


Jun 22, 2012 01:01:41


Dave Hill, Elna Baker, Carlos Kotkin, Michael Pope and Kelli Dunham share stories they would never tell Miss Manners.

Jackie Kashian

Jun 15, 2012 24:43


Jackie Kashian tells a story about a friendship that became more than a friendship before becoming a disaster.

Live From L.A.!

Jun 9, 2012 01:02:18


Greg Fitzsimmons, Pete Holmes, Brian Babylon, Jillian Lauren and Jenna Brister at our crazy, monthly NerdMelt Theater show.

Kurt Braunohler

Jun 3, 2012 23:53


Kurt Braunohler deals with two traumatic horrors. A panic attack... and a Top 40 song.

State of Emergency

May 24, 2012 01:05:08


Tim & Eric's Tim Heidecker and others share stories of crisis and catastrophe.

Sean Patton

May 1, 2012 28:14


Sean Patton tells a tale of ghosts, surprise punches and an explosive vagina in the Bayou.

Live From Portland!

Apr 21, 2012 01:09:59


Maria Bamford, Baron Vaughn, Adam Newman, Janine Brito and Giulia Rozzi share stories at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon.

Danny Lobell

Apr 13, 2012 49:19


Danny Lobell finds laughter and heartbreak on the job in a Long Island nursing home.

Your Attention Please!

Apr 2, 2012 56:11


David Crabb, Beowulf Jones, Margot Leitman and Kevin Allison tell tales that scream Achtung, baby!

Al Madrigal

Mar 17, 2012 31:08


Al Madrigal tells how, before he got hired by The Daily Show, his job was firing everyone else.

What's Going On?!

Mar 8, 2012 01:06:54


Helen Hong, Steve Agee, Chris Castiglione, Mike Amato and Elise Pettus come face to face with their own cluelessness.

Kamau Bell

Feb 27, 2012 31:08


W. Kamau Bell wows the crowd at our big Wesleyan University shows.


Feb 22, 2012 01:08:33


Bobcat Goldthwait, Mollena Williams, Vanessa Ragland, Reid Mihalko and Beowulf Jones forge the gap between expectations and results. 

Outta Place

Feb 9, 2012 01:00:16


R. Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Sheng Wang and Nikki Glaser tell of times things were off kilter and over the line.

Peyton Clarkson

Jan 23, 2012 26:30


Peyton Clarkson tells the tale of a madman, a cat's balls and a pile of British pounds.


Jan 14, 2012 56:21


Carlos Kotkin, Mike Blejer, Trouble Jones and Christine Woodward share about the shade they've thrown and the shade they've been thrown.

Lisa Lampanelli

Jan 6, 2012 28:21


Lisa Lampanelli and Kevin listen to and discuss the first story she told at a RISK! live show.

Damaged Goods

Dec 30, 2011 57:31


James Reichmuth, Kent Shelton, Kim Nguyen and Drew Prochaska share tales of damage done.

Holiday Stories 1

Dec 23, 2011 56:31


Elna Baker, Matteson Perry, Tracy Rowland and Brad Lawrence share wondrous tales of Christmas past.

Matt McCarthy

Dec 17, 2011 29:15


Matt McCarthy recalls his freshman year in high school and a boozy mess of an Easter weekend spent with his older brother. 

The Family

Dec 7, 2011 55:18


Lili Taylor, Sara Benincasa and Curtis Gwinn share about their nearest, dearest and weirdest. 

Gil Ozeri

Nov 19, 2011 20:03


Gil Ozeri shares about a bloody night in Queens back in his awkward high school days. 

New At This

Oct 20, 2011 01:12:51


Christian Finnegan, Brian Babylon, Ophira Eisenberg, Vince Gatton and Joe LaSala recall times they faced frighteningly new challenges. 

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 1

Mar 25, 2002 01:14:02


A mix of our favorite music from the podcast so far.

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 2

Mar 24, 2002 01:01:08


More of our favorite music from the podcast so far.

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 3

Mar 22, 2002 01:13:41


More of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 4

Mar 21, 2002 01:16:04


Still more of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.

Best of RISK! Music: Part 5

Mar 19, 2002 01:25:49


More of our favorite music from the most recent RISK! episodes.