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RISK!

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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 … read more

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480 Episodes | 2002 - 2019

Dickmeat on a Diaper

November 21st, 2019

10:22

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Brian Babylon first shared on the show in June of 2012 about an awkward moment on the job.

Stronger

November 19th, 2019

1:11:11

Mohab Skitt, Michael C. Bryan, and Julia Whitehouse share stories about a pee fetishist's extortion, child prostitution, and leaving an abusive …

Batter Up!

November 14th, 2019

5:23

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Kelli first shared on the show in June of 2012 about an interesting use of a baseball bat.

Introducing MYTHOLOGY

November 13th, 2019

9:42

This episode is an introduction to a podcast series that we at RISK! are big fans of, MYTHOLOGY from our friends at Parcast. Myths endure for a reason. This episodic audio drama brings ancient myths to life for the …

Young and Old

November 11th, 2019

1:05:26

Jeff C, Zoe, and Tom Coleman share stories about shooting a skunk, surviving a predator, and an ending and beginning for a family.

Michael Pope Is Gay For Pay

November 7th, 2019

13:16

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Michael first shared on the show in June of 2012 about the wonderful world of phone sex.

Endurance

November 5th, 2019

1:02:32

Drew Prochaska, Nick O'Donovan, and Karle Norman share stories about sharks, a pregnancy scare, and the Jehovah's Witnesses.

In the Shadows

October 31st, 2019

23:35

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Moloch Masters first shared on the podcast in May of 2017 about dark family secrets.

Scary Stories 11

October 29th, 2019

1:38:47

Oscar Sagastume, Jill Heinerth, Natalie Nicole Dressel, Cyndi Freeman, and Elise delMas share scary stories in our annual Halloween special.

Gimme Head

October 24th, 2019

5:47

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Beth first shared on the show in November of 2011 with no horseman and one head. 

Perseverance

October 22nd, 2019

1:15:42

Chris Redd, Erin Barker, and Ernest Anfin share stories about running from the cops, vaginal problem solving, and a custody battle.

The Beast is Real

October 17th, 2019

15:32

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Michael first shared on the show in July of 2012 about a violent altercation at work.

With The Mystery Box Show

October 15th, 2019

1:45:15

RISK! teamed up with a storytelling show near and dear to our hearts, The Mystery Box Show in Portland, Oregon, for this evening of amazing true stories about sexuality.

Stop Signs

October 10th, 2019

9:36

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Julie Threlkeld first shared on the podcast in July of 2012 about a threat she did not know how to …

Our 10th Anniversary Special

October 8th, 2019

1:12:40

A jam-packed look back at 10 years of a podcast unlike any other. We revisit some of our most amazing stories, songs and turning points

Nude Descending a Staircase

October 7th, 2019

13:02

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Morgan Bartlett first shared on the show in May of 2012 about an evening of nudity and confusion.

Jeopardy

September 30th, 2019

1:09:22

Gregory Pickett, Wes Hazard and Daralyse Lyons share stories about a visit to a crack house, appearing on Jeopardy, and dark family secrets.

I, Me, Mime

September 26th, 2019

5:06

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Kerri Kenney-Silver first shared on the podcast in February of 2010 about the mystical magic of pantomime.

Live From London 2!

September 23rd, 2019

1:20:49

Nimisha Ladva, Lyra, Will Attenborough and Radcliffe Royds share stories about racism, coming out trans, a shy guy's first orgy and a drunken night of meeting the in-laws.

The Great Detective

September 19th, 2019

19:05

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Lily Be first shared on the podcast in October of 2013 about why her parents split up.

In Retrospect

September 17th, 2019

59:45

Saku Yanagawa, Laura Burgess, and Shayna Hooker share stories about international dating, a complicated father, and a nearly deadly relationship.

My Brilliant Career

September 12th, 2019

16:47

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Julio Torres first shared on the podcast in September of 2016 about the side jobs he took before his …

Coping

September 9th, 2019

1:01:25

Susanna Lee, Avery Williams and Rosie May share stories about sex work, a racially loaded moment, and a fateful paycheck.

A Hard Landing

September 5th, 2019

43:16

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that JP Michael first shared on the podcast in July of 2016 about a relationship with a girl that developed …

Intentions

September 3rd, 2019

1:06:03

Laura Kucenty, Jannelle Codianni and Calvin S. Cato share stories about a social worker's toughest case, a woman's work with a sex therapist, and a son's attempt to get closer to his dad.

The Other

August 29th, 2019

17:55

Kris talks about how peculiar it was to be a trans man attending the various sex parties among the gay men on Fire Island, most of whom had never …

Unstoppable

August 27th, 2019

1:04:12

Sophia Brown and Stefan Alexander share stories about coming face to face with racism and diagnosing a mysterious illness.

An American Family

August 22nd, 2019

16:33

Nimisha’s Indian family is not happy to hear she’s marrying a Jewish guy. At the epic Indian wedding, Nimisha’s mom makes the groom a gift, emblazoned with a swastika. It’s an extremely awkward moment, but love saves …

Bounce Back

August 20th, 2019

56:11

David Arroyo, Diana Dinerman, and Mike Cotayo share stories about racial tension on the subway, car vandalism as revenge, and a sexual assault …

Important Announcement!

August 15th, 2019

4:22

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

August 15th, 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 …

Jolts

August 12th, 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

August 8th, 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.

Oddballs

August 6th, 2019

56:37

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

Slave

August 1st, 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 …

Touching

July 30th, 2019

1:01:35

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

July 25th, 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 …

Setbacks

July 22nd, 2019

1:03:42

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

July 18th, 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

July 15th, 2019

1:35:22

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

Breaking Through

July 11th, 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.

Rebounds

July 8th, 2019

50:38

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

The Marriage of Iman and Johnny Vagina

July 4th, 2019

10:49

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Kumail Nanjiani first shared on the podcast in February of 2013 about his unusual wedding day.

Changing Minds

July 1st, 2019

1:00:43

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

June 27th, 2019

15:33

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Robert Bland first shared on the podcast in March of 2013 about working at a piercing parlor.

Second Chances

June 24th, 2019

1:01:17

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

June 20th, 2019

11:17

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Shon Kennedy first shared on the podcast in January of 2013 about a memorable gynocological visit.

Rarities

June 17th, 2019

1:10:25

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

June 13th, 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.

Flexible

June 10th, 2019

1:09:58

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

June 6th, 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

June 3rd, 2019

1:06:15

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

Spindrift

May 30th, 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 …

Fundamentals

May 27th, 2019

1:11:13

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

Absorption

May 23rd, 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.

Resetting

May 20th, 2019

1:02:16

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 16th, 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.

Masculinity

May 14th, 2019

1:37:25

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

The Nutcracker

May 9th, 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 7th, 2019

2:04:47

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

The Best of RISK! #15

May 6th, 2019

1:35:32

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

The Long Goodbye

May 2nd, 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!

April 30th, 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

April 25th, 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!

April 23rd, 2019

55:12

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

Animal

April 18th, 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

April 16th, 2019

1:06:28

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

April 11th, 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.

Ghosted

April 10th, 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 …

Adulting

April 9th, 2019

1:06:38

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

Mother’s Little Helper

April 4th, 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

April 2nd, 2019

1:10:52

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

Like That There

March 28th, 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

March 26th, 2019

1:07:26

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

March 21st, 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 …

Daddy Issues

March 19th, 2019

1:00:29

Kevin Allison, Rick Dean, and Victoria Rocha share stories about Bangkok sex clubs and fathers lost or left behind.

Life After

March 14th, 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.

Renewal

March 12th, 2019

1:01:29

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

How Can I Tell You?

March 7th, 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

March 5th, 2019

1:10:54

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 …

Kevin Goes to P-Town

February 28th, 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 …

Dicey

February 26th, 2019

1:01:17

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

February 21st, 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.

Exposed

February 19th, 2019

1:00:49

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

Hi, God

February 14th, 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 …

What's Happening?

February 12th, 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

February 7th, 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.

Discombobulated

February 5th, 2019

54:06

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

Double Down

January 31st, 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.

Uncovering

January 29th, 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

January 24th, 2019

8:47

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

January 22nd, 2019

1:02:44

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

January 18th, 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.

Adjustments

January 15th, 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

January 10th, 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.

Community

January 7th, 2019

1:02:25

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

Blowup

January 3rd, 2019

9:50

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

December 31st, 2018

2:05:40

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

Snowglobe

December 27th, 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

December 25th, 2018

1:15:33

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 …

The Present

December 20th, 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

December 20th, 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 …

Holiday Stories 8

December 17th, 2018

1:14:17

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

An Eye for an Eye

December 13th, 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

December 11th, 2018

1:19:47

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 …

Life of a Smile

December 6th, 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 …

With Bawdy in Brooklyn 3

December 4th, 2018

1:16:20

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 …

The Experiment

November 29th, 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

November 27th, 2018

1:09:11

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

Malted Milk Balls

November 22nd, 2018

6:54

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

November 20th, 2018

1:15:41

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

November 15th, 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 …

Daunting

November 13th, 2018

1:13:38

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

November 8th, 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 …

Evolution

November 6th, 2018

1:12:36

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

November 1st, 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 …

Gadzooks!

October 30th, 2018

1:33:27

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

The Man in the Top Hat

October 24th, 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.

America

October 23rd, 2018

1:10:23

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 …

Side Effects

October 18th, 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

October 16th, 2018

2:06:57

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

Of Course I'm High Right Now

October 12th, 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.

Fright

October 9th, 2018

1:00:51

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.

Bonecrusher

October 4th, 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.

Understanding

October 1st, 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 …

The Same Brand of Pervert

September 27th, 2018

19:49

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

Stunning

September 25th, 2018

1:05:10

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

September 20th, 2018

42:05

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

Confusion

September 18th, 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 …

My Mother Done Told Me

September 13th, 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!

September 11th, 2018

1:10:00

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

September 7th, 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!

September 4th, 2018

1:15:23

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.

The Minions

August 31st, 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 …

Rattled

August 28th, 2018

1:13:02

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

Unpredictable

August 21st, 2018

1:05:39

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

Coming Clean

August 14th, 2018

1:02:24

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!

August 7th, 2018

1:15:01

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.

Persistence

July 31st, 2018

1:00:43

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

July 24th, 2018

1:25:32

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!

July 17th, 2018

1:13:08

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

Live From Tampa!

July 10th, 2018

1:19:40

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

July 3rd, 2018

1:31:10

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

Live From Lawrence!

June 26th, 2018

1:13:20

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

June 19th, 2018

1:35:25

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

Guts

June 12th, 2018

1:01:32

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 31st, 2018

1:08:30

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 29th, 2018

53:28

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

Parents

May 22nd, 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 …

Live From Pittsburgh 2!

May 15th, 2018

1:08:24

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 7th, 2018

2:06:45

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

 

This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive …

Shook

May 1st, 2018

1:08:42

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

April 24th, 2018

1:12:49

Melissa Slaughter and Jill Chenault tell stories of finding community among other Asian-Americans and growing up in a family of kickass …

The Best of RISK! Celebrity Stories

April 16th, 2018

1:31:24

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 …

Outlets

April 10th, 2018

1:05:20

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.

This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive …

Changes

April 3rd, 2018

1:00:50

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

Babies

March 27th, 2018

1:27:27

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 …

Drugs

March 20th, 2018

1:16:31

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!

March 12th, 2018

1:09:34

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

The Best of RISK! #13

March 6th, 2018

2:10:01

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

Am I Doing This Right?

February 27th, 2018

1:02:58

Brad Lawrence, Elena, and David Crabb share stories about 8th grade bullies and nerds, sexual exploration between kids, and a strange way of seeing …

Taken Aback

February 20th, 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

February 13th, 2018

1:03:20

Gastor Almonte, Liz Miele and Biz Ellis share stories about being pantsless with the police, a beloved brother's mental illness and the mixed …

Help!

February 6th, 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 …

Disorienting

January 30th, 2018

1:04:58

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

January 23rd, 2018

1:17:01

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

Disruption

January 16th, 2018

1:05:34

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

Staying Power

January 9th, 2018

1:10:02

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

January 1st, 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

December 22nd, 2017

1:18:00

Cyndi Freeman, Kevin Bohl, Jamie Brickhouse, and Sarah Long Hendershot share seasonal tales about Jewish Christmas elves, barflies in a blizzard, …

Holiday Stories 9

December 18th, 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!

December 11th, 2017

1:04:38

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

December 5th, 2017

1:09:52

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

Live From Detroit!

November 28th, 2017

1:02:59

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!

November 21st, 2017

1:22:42

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

Rejection

November 14th, 2017

1:15:51

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

November 7th, 2017

1:08:33

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!

October 31st, 2017

1:41:22

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

Urgent

October 24th, 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

October 17th, 2017

1:04:32

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 …

With Bawdy in Brooklyn Part 1!

October 10th, 2017

1:37:51

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.

Precarious

October 3rd, 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

September 25th, 2017

1:52:04

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

First Impressions

September 19th, 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 …

Unsettling

September 12th, 2017

1:06:22

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

September 5th, 2017

1:16:15

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

Connection

August 29th, 2017

1:03:32

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 …

Full Disclosure

August 22nd, 2017

1:15:42

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

Out of Bounds

August 15th, 2017

1:13:15

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

August 7th, 2017

1:00:47

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

August 1st, 2017

2:27:35

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

Role Models

July 25th, 2017

57:15

Ariel Brown, 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

July 18th, 2017

54:42

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

Unbreakable

July 15th, 2017

1:11:23

Melanie Hamlett shares about a very bad romance.

Reversals

July 11th, 2017

1:04:35

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 …

Yes You Can

July 4th, 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.

Pickles

June 27th, 2017

1:03:59

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

Live From Seattle 3!

June 20th, 2017

1:24:26

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

June 13th, 2017

1:11:35

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

Live From Denver!

June 6th, 2017

1:25:28

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 …

Great Pretenders

May 30th, 2017

1:06:30

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

Tangled

May 23rd, 2017

1:19:56

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 16th, 2017

1:04:58

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

Triggers

May 9th, 2017

1:16:59

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

Live at the Bellhouse 3!

May 2nd, 2017

1:22:02

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

Make Believe

April 25th, 2017

1:14:30

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

April 20th, 2017

2:10:40

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

April 20th, 2017

1:15:03

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

April 20th, 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 …

Kevin Goes to Kink Camp, Part 2

April 20th, 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

April 18th, 2017

1:03:08

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

April 11th, 2017

55:21

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

Perilous

April 4th, 2017

53:50

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

Best of RISK! Music 12

March 22nd, 2017

1:32:36

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

Embattled

March 21st, 2017

1:09:08

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

Heart and Arrow

March 14th, 2017

1:02:18

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

Getting to Know You

March 7th, 2017

55:47

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

Outsiders

February 28th, 2017

1:09:15

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

Face Off

February 21st, 2017

1:03:05

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

Resisters

February 14th, 2017

1:02:07

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

Uncompromising

February 7th, 2017

1:11:24

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

Southern Folk

January 31st, 2017

1:05:02

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

Side Effects

January 24th, 2017

1:09:27

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

The Way Home

January 17th, 2017

1:08:37

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

Danger Signs

January 10th, 2017

1:04:03

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

Live From L.A. 2!

January 3rd, 2017

1:22:32

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 …

Raw

December 13th, 2016

1:11:28

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

Respect

December 6th, 2016

1:13:10

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

The Best of RISK! #11

November 28th, 2016

1:45:36

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

Hope

November 22nd, 2016

1:20:15

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

Unthinkable

November 15th, 2016

1:21:08

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

Big Entrance

November 8th, 2016

1:04:34

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

Egad!

November 1st, 2016

1:12:29

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

Not As It Seems

October 18th, 2016

53:34

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

Raging

October 11th, 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!

October 4th, 2016

1:12:39

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

Curveballs

September 27th, 2016

1:01:33

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

Dissatisfaction

September 20th, 2016

1:05:26

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

Flustered

September 13th, 2016

1:03:22

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

Best of RISK! Music 11

September 5th, 2016

1:31:22

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

Naughty Bits

August 30th, 2016

1:03:15

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

Remembering The State

August 23rd, 2016

1:37:56

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 …

O Canada!

August 16th, 2016

1:06:59

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

On Second Thought

August 10th, 2016

58:20

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

Live From St. Louis!

August 2nd, 2016

1:20:46

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

Live From San Fran 2016

July 26th, 2016

1:30:44

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

Hurt Joy

July 19th, 2016

1:02:23

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

Heartburn

July 12th, 2016

58:23

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

Lovesick

July 5th, 2016

1:13:12

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

Live from Philly 5!

June 28th, 2016

1:21:45

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

Live From Minneapolis 2!

June 21st, 2016

1:31:41

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

The Best of RISK! #10

June 12th, 2016

2:00:41

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

Outta Control

June 7th, 2016

1:16:01

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

Unexpected

May 31st, 2016

1:05:15

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

Stumbling Blocks

May 24th, 2016

1:05:37

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

The Age of Innocence

May 17th, 2016

1:18:21

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

Shame

May 10th, 2016

1:12:09

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

Live at the Bell House 2!

May 3rd, 2016

1:34:46

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

New Kids

April 26th, 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

April 19th, 2016

51:05

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

Distortions

April 12th, 2016

58:46

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

Delusional

April 5th, 2016

1:17:14

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

Live From Chicago 4!

March 29th, 2016

1:32:04

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

Crushed

March 22nd, 2016

1:07:32

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

Against the Grain

March 15th, 2016

1:08:52

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

Best of RISK! Music #10

March 8th, 2016

1:23:01

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

Satisfaction

March 1st, 2016

54:54

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

Perception

February 23rd, 2016

1:01:09

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

Trust

February 15th, 2016

1:13:25

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

Who Are You?

February 9th, 2016

1:19:33

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

Live at the Bell House!

February 1st, 2016

1:19:02

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

Smashed

January 25th, 2016

1:12:12

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

Tough Guys

January 19th, 2016

1:04:32

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

Live From Salt Lake City!

January 11th, 2016

1:33:10

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

Best of RISK! #9

January 4th, 2016

1:45:25

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

December 28th, 2015

1:06:46

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

Live From Milwaukee!

December 8th, 2015

1:36:37

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

Confrontation

December 1st, 2015

47:07

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

New To Me

November 24th, 2015

59:11

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

Live With It

November 17th, 2015

1:06:37

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

Scary Stories 7: Argh!

November 10th, 2015

57:47

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

Zoinks!

November 3rd, 2015

48:30

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

Troubled Love

October 27th, 2015

58:06

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

Eek!

October 25th, 2015

1:16:44

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!

October 25th, 2015

1:07:13

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!

October 25th, 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!

October 25th, 2015

1:03:35

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

Boo!

October 25th, 2015

1:10:38

A bunch of scary tales in our annual Halloween episode!

Shock

October 19th, 2015

1:01:35

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

Behind the Mask

October 13th, 2015

55:13

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

Shake-Ups

October 6th, 2015

1:05:48

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

Scarred

September 29th, 2015

1:00:50

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

Unspoken

September 22nd, 2015

51:29

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

Druggy

September 15th, 2015

56:56

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

It's Complicated

September 7th, 2015

1:02:47

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

Live From DC 2!

September 1st, 2015

1:01:33

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

Surrender

August 25th, 2015

42:56

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

Best of RISK! Music 9

August 18th, 2015

1:15:16

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

Live From Minneapolis!

August 11th, 2015

1:13:50

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

Skin Deep

August 4th, 2015

50:48

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

Loaded

July 27th, 2015

57:54

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

Live From New York!

July 20th, 2015

1:01:12

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

Meant For Each Other?

July 14th, 2015

1:16:42

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

July 6th, 2015

1:43:54

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

July 6th, 2015

1:31:25

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

July 6th, 2015

1:22:05

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

July 6th, 2015

1:22:15

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

The Best of RISK! #2

July 6th, 2015

1:12:50

More favorite stories and songs from our first two years. 

The Best of RISK! #1

July 6th, 2015

1:12:26

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

Beyond Kink Camp, Part 1

July 5th, 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

July 5th, 2015

56:43

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

Slave

July 5th, 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

July 5th, 2015

1:03:04

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

Bodily Harm

July 5th, 2015

46:31

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

The Sweet Hereafter

July 5th, 2015

56:18

Christopher Ryan and Jefferson share stories of facing the abyss. 

The Power

July 5th, 2015

36:04

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

The God Problem

July 4th, 2015

44:12

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

The Third Man

July 4th, 2015

49:55

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

Live From San Francisco!

July 4th, 2015

1:07:58

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

Nancy Sullivan

July 4th, 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?

July 4th, 2015

29:08

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

Morgan

July 4th, 2015

28:10

How an ironworker named Joe became a comedienne named Morgan.

Live With Bawdy Storytelling!

July 4th, 2015

1:32:39

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

July 4th, 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

July 4th, 2015

45:52

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

Kevin Goes to P-Town

July 4th, 2015

40:37

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 …

Odd Couples

June 30th, 2015

57:10

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

Girl Sex

June 16th, 2015

1:07:58

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

Boyhood

June 8th, 2015

46:37

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

Turning Points

June 2nd, 2015

1:02:26

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

Family Planning

May 26th, 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 18th, 2015

56:05

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

Casual Sex?

May 4th, 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

April 28th, 2015

1:10:51

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

Live From Chicago 3!

April 21st, 2015

1:30:33

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

Deviance

April 14th, 2015

1:08:12

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

Live From Portland 2!

April 7th, 2015

1:00:52

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

Panic

March 31st, 2015

1:14:57

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

Intimates

March 23rd, 2015

1:06:02

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

Gross

March 17th, 2015

1:08:18

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

Best of RISK! Music 8

March 9th, 2015

1:29:09

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

Hazardous

February 24th, 2015

57:15

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

Live From Chapel Hill 2!

February 17th, 2015

1:17:37

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

Cripes

February 10th, 2015

1:00:15

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

Live from San Fran 2015

February 3rd, 2015

1:18:27

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

In a Tizzy

January 27th, 2015

1:06:59

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

Live From NYC Podfest 2!

January 19th, 2015

1:44:04

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!

January 12th, 2015

1:37:29

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

Holiday Stories 6

December 23rd, 2014

1:27:49

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

Live Sex Show! Part 2

December 9th, 2014

1:12:22

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

December 2nd, 2014

1:02:59

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

November 25th, 2014

53:23

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

Live From Atlanta!

November 17th, 2014

1:13:39

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

Body and Soul

November 11th, 2014

49:22

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

Double Take

November 4th, 2014

56:13

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

Dicks!

October 21st, 2014

1:13:44

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

Misfits

October 14th, 2014

1:05:51

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

All-Star Episode #5

September 29th, 2014

1:38:56

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

Live From Austin 2!

September 16th, 2014

1:12:10

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

Best of RISK! Music 7

September 8th, 2014

1:20:10

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

Blown Away

September 2nd, 2014

1:01:28

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

Live from DC 2!

August 19th, 2014

58:26

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

Humiliating

August 12th, 2014

44:51

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

Live From Chicago 2!

August 5th, 2014

1:12:01

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

Make It Stop!

July 28th, 2014

51:42

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

Live From London!

July 22nd, 2014

1:25:35

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

3 Women

July 15th, 2014

53:12

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

Live from MaxFunCon!

July 7th, 2014

50:20

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

Seedy

June 30th, 2014

56:01

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

Live From Chapel Hill!

June 23rd, 2014

57:10

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

The Riverside

June 11th, 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. 

Stung

June 9th, 2014

1:06:36

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

Second Wind

June 3rd, 2014

56:44

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

Live From Boston!

May 26th, 2014

1:09:08

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

Inappropriate

May 19th, 2014

59:30

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

Live From Pittsburgh!

May 12th, 2014

1:03:54

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

Death Defying

May 6th, 2014

1:05:12

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

Live from Reno 2!

April 28th, 2014

51:22

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

Live From Reno 1!

April 21st, 2014

59:22

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

Best of RISK! Music 6

April 14th, 2014

1:18:12

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

Freedom

April 8th, 2014

1:12:05

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

April 1st, 2014

1:04:04

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

Mixed Feelings

March 25th, 2014

1:02:17

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

Live From San Diego!

March 18th, 2014

1:21:34

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

Vagina Vagina Vagina!

March 11th, 2014

59:32

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

Live from San Fran 2014

March 3rd, 2014

1:06:02

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!

February 16th, 2014

1:11:34

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

Into the Mystic

February 11th, 2014

45:56

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

Fascination

February 4th, 2014

1:06:47

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

Fighting Back

January 28th, 2014

42:19

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

Live From NYC Podfest 2014

January 21st, 2014

1:08:30

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

I'm Okay, You're Okay

January 14th, 2014

45:57

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

Holiday Stories 5

January 7th, 2014

1:10:01

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

Holiday Stories 4

January 1st, 2014

57:46

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

Impulsive

December 10th, 2013

1:00:04

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

Live From Philly 4!

December 3rd, 2013

1:01:29

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

Family Secrets

November 26th, 2013

51:05

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

Live From Brown/RISD

November 19th, 2013

1:05:42

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

Messssy

November 12th, 2013

1:04:00

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

Live From LA Storytelling Fest

October 28th, 2013

49:33

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

Casualties

October 21st, 2013

55:55

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

Live From Chicago!

October 7th, 2013

1:12:02

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

How Embarrassing

October 1st, 2013

1:01:14

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

Desire

September 23rd, 2013

37:04

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

Live From Austin!

September 17th, 2013

1:13:02

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

Boys and Girls

August 26th, 2013

1:19:49

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

My Old Man

August 19th, 2013

1:08:09

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

Edge Play

August 12th, 2013

1:04:39

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

Live From Norfolk 2

August 5th, 2013

58:24

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

Live From Norfolk 1

July 29th, 2013

47:19

Stories from our shows at the 2013 Norfolk Comedy Festival.

Live From DC!

July 15th, 2013

1:01:11

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

Queer

July 8th, 2013

1:03:13

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

Hurt

July 1st, 2013

58:15

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

Young Rebels

June 24th, 2013

1:00:26

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

Live From Charleston 2!

June 10th, 2013

1:02:24

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

Incompatible

June 3rd, 2013

55:19

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

Mother Lovers

May 13th, 2013

41:58

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

Live From Philly 3!

May 6th, 2013

1:00:09

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!

April 30th, 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

April 23rd, 2013

1:13:14

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

Virgins

April 8th, 2013

54:16

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

Dirty Work

April 2nd, 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

March 25th, 2013

24:44

Robert Hurst finds catharsis in the Temple at Burning Man.

Laughs, Groans & Weiners

March 11th, 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!

March 4th, 2013

1:12:34

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

February 18th, 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

February 4th, 2013

31:29

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

Live From Charleston!

January 28th, 2013

1:08:12

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

The Walking Wounded

January 21st, 2013

37:22

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

Sex, Death & High School

January 7th, 2013

37:50

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

Holiday Stories 3

December 31st, 2012

1:21:14

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

Holiday Stories 2

December 24th, 2012

1:06:33

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

Transcendent

December 17th, 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

December 10th, 2012

1:12:20

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

In My Own Skin

December 3rd, 2012

28:19

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

Live From Philly!

November 26th, 2012

1:11:55

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

October 20th, 2012

1:01:03

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

Mommeee!!!

October 12th, 2012

26:28

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

Here Comes Trouble

October 5th, 2012

1:04:46

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

Everybody Naked!

September 21st, 2012

36:38

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

Brutal Youth

September 14th, 2012

1:00:30

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 …

Fraught

August 31st, 2012

44:19

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

Ladies and Gentlemen

August 17th, 2012

36:40

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

Blush

August 10th, 2012

1:19:39

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

Live From Albany!

August 2nd, 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!

July 26th, 2012

32:40

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

Treacherous

July 19th, 2012

1:04:34

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

Simon Amstell & Tom Shillue

July 13th, 2012

34:04

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

Life or Death

July 4th, 2012

1:00:58

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

Martin Moran

June 27th, 2012

31:14

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

Indecent?

June 21st, 2012

1:01:41

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

Jackie Kashian

June 14th, 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.!

June 8th, 2012

1:02:18

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

Kurt Braunohler

June 2nd, 2012

23:53

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

State of Emergency

May 23rd, 2012

1:05:08

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

Sean Patton

May 1st, 2012

28:14

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

Live From Portland!

April 20th, 2012

1:09:59

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

Danny Lobell

April 13th, 2012

49:19

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

Your Attention Please!

April 2nd, 2012

56:11

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

Al Madrigal

March 16th, 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?!

March 7th, 2012

1:06:54

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

Kamau Bell

February 27th, 2012

31:08

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

Unintended

February 22nd, 2012

1:08:33

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

Outta Place

February 8th, 2012

1:00:16

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

Peyton Clarkson

January 23rd, 2012

26:30

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

Shady

January 14th, 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

January 5th, 2012

28:21

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

Damaged Goods

December 29th, 2011

57:31

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

Holiday Stories 1

December 22nd, 2011

56:31

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

Matt McCarthy

December 16th, 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

December 6th, 2011

31:01

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

Gil Ozeri

November 18th, 2011

20:03

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

New At This

October 20th, 2011

1:06:04

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

Try

September 2nd, 2011

1:13:34

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

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 1

March 24th, 2002

1:14:02

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

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 2

March 24th, 2002

1:01:08

More of our favorite music from the podcast so far.

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 3

March 22nd, 2002

1:13:41

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

The Best of RISK! Music: Part 4

March 21st, 2002

1:16:04

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

Best of RISK! Music: Part 5

March 19th, 2002

1:25:49

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

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