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.
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 the day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.