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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 tru...Show More

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The Best of RISK! #13

2:10:20 | Mar 6th, 2018

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

Scary Stories 9: Muahaha!

1:41:22 | Oct 31st, 2017

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

Animal

19:39 | Apr 18th

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

1:06:28 | Apr 16th

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

21:20 | Apr 11th

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

22:46 | Apr 10th

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.

Adulting

1:06:38 | Apr 9th

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

Mother’s Little Helper

12:42 | Apr 4th

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

1:10:52 | Apr 2nd

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

16:20 | Mar 28th

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

1:07:26 | Mar 26th

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

26:53 | Mar 21st

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

1:07:05 | Mar 19th

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

Life After

10:24 | Mar 14th

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

1:01:29 | Mar 12th

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

How Can I Tell You?

21:09 | Mar 7th

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

1:10:54 | Mar 5th

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

37:11 | Feb 28th

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.

Dicey

1:01:17 | Feb 26th

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

25:06 | Feb 21st

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

1:00:49 | Feb 19th

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

Hi, God

13:17 | Feb 14th

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?

58:03 | Feb 12th

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

Outside the Comfort Zone

24:31 | Feb 7th

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

54:06 | Feb 5th

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

Double Down

18:14 | Jan 31st

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

Uncovering

52:39 | Jan 29th

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

08:47 | Jan 24th

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

1:02:44 | Jan 22nd

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

14:50 | Jan 18th

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

59:28 | Jan 15th

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

America For Us

13:30 | Jan 10th

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

1:02:25 | Jan 7th

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

09:50 | Jan 3rd

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

2:05:40 | Dec 31st, 2018

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

Snowglobe

13:31 | Dec 27th, 2018

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

1:15:33 | Dec 25th, 2018

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

15:46 | Dec 20th, 2018

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

14:00 | Dec 20th, 2018

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

1:14:17 | Dec 17th, 2018

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

An Eye for an Eye

14:15 | Dec 13th, 2018

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

1:19:47 | Dec 11th, 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...Show More

Life of a Smile

12:04 | Dec 6th, 2018

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

1:16:20 | Dec 4th, 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. Jamie Brickhouse and Fancy Feast share sexy stories in this first of two...Show More

The Experiment

12:32 | Nov 29th, 2018

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

1:09:54 | Nov 27th, 2018

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

Malted Milk Balls

06:54 | Nov 22nd, 2018

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

1:15:41 | Nov 20th, 2018

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

28:35 | Nov 15th, 2018

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.

Daunting

1:13:38 | Nov 13th, 2018

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

15:41 | Nov 8th, 2018

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Tim Heidecker 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 mo...Show More

Evolution

1:12:36 | Nov 6th, 2018

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

17:49 | Nov 1st, 2018

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...Show More

Gadzooks!

1:33:27 | Oct 30th, 2018

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

The Man in the Top Hat

15:27 | Oct 24th, 2018

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

1:10:23 | Oct 23rd, 2018

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

13:07 | Oct 18th, 2018

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

2:06:57 | Oct 16th, 2018

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

Of Course I'm High Right Now

16:37 | Oct 12th, 2018

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

Fright

1:00:51 | Oct 9th, 2018

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

10:36 | Oct 4th, 2018

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

56:53 | Oct 1st, 2018

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

19:49 | Sep 27th, 2018

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

Stunning

1:05:10 | Sep 25th, 2018

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

42:05 | Sep 20th, 2018

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

Confusion

58:17 | Sep 18th, 2018

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

11:53 | Sep 13th, 2018

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!

1:10:00 | Sep 11th, 2018

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

26:30 | Sep 7th, 2018

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!

1:15:23 | Sep 4th, 2018

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

19:37 | Aug 31st, 2018

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.

Rattled

1:13:02 | Aug 28th, 2018

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.

Unpredictable

1:05:39 | Aug 21st, 2018

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

Coming Clean

1:02:24 | Aug 14th, 2018

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!

1:15:01 | Aug 7th, 2018

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

1:00:43 | Jul 31st, 2018

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

1:25:32 | Jul 24th, 2018

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!

1:13:08 | Jul 17th, 2018

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!

1:19:40 | Jul 10th, 2018

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

1:31:10 | Jul 3rd, 2018

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

Live From Lawrence!

1:13:20 | Jun 26th, 2018

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

1:35:25 | Jun 19th, 2018

Jolenta Greenberg and David Crabb share stories about a pre-teen dastardly duo and a boy and his wonderful dog. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + free shipping and 30 day trial me...Show More

Guts

1:01:32 | Jun 12th, 2018

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!

1:08:30 | May 31st, 2018

Rafe Williams, David Wraith, and Amy Brooks share stories about bullies, male sex workers and losing a father at an early age. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + free shipping an...Show More

Second Impressions

53:28 | May 29th, 2018

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

Parents

49:30 | May 22nd, 2018

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. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $...Show More

Live From Pittsburgh 2!

1:08:24 | May 15th, 2018

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

2:06:45 | May 7th, 2018

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 Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + free shipping and 30 day trial membership by going to Thri...Show More

Shook

1:08:42 | May 1st, 2018

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

1:12:49 | Apr 24th, 2018

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. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE orga...Show More

The Best of RISK! Celebrity Stories

1:31:24 | Apr 16th, 2018

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!

Outlets

1:05:20 | Apr 10th, 2018

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 Market. Get $60 of FREE organic...Show More

Changes

1:01:06 | Apr 3rd, 2018

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

Babies

1:27:27 | Mar 27th, 2018

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 to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + free shipping and 30 day trial...Show More

Drugs

1:16:31 | Mar 20th, 2018

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!

1:09:34 | Mar 12th, 2018

Joyelle Nicole, David Drake and Richard Cardillo share stories about bad roommates, banana theft and cholera in Peru. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + free shipping and 30 day tr...Show More

Am I Doing This Right?

1:02:58 | Feb 27th, 2018

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

56:53 | Feb 20th, 2018

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. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE o...Show More

Off Balance

1:03:20 | Feb 13th, 2018

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.

Help!

58:46 | Feb 6th, 2018

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. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic gr...Show More

Disorienting

1:04:58 | Jan 30th, 2018

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

1:17:01 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Abby Schachner, Susan Trout and D.K. Anderson share stories about kicking cars, losing loved ones and munchin' on butt nuggets. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + free shipping an...Show More

Disruption

1:05:34 | Jan 16th, 2018

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

Staying Power

1:10:02 | Jan 9th, 2018

Nicole Gruter, Daniel Franzese and Muna share stories about shamanic sex, being both gay and Christian, and surviving female genital mutilation. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic groceries + ...Show More

Try a Little Tenderness

54:09 | Jan 1st, 2018

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

1:18:00 | Dec 22nd, 2017

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

57:51 | Dec 18th, 2017

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

Live From Chicago 5!

1:04:38 | Dec 11th, 2017

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

1:09:52 | Dec 5th, 2017

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!

1:02:59 | Nov 28th, 2017

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!

1:22:41 | Nov 21st, 2017

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.

Rejection

1:15:51 | Nov 14th, 2017

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

1:08:34 | Nov 7th, 2017

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

Urgent

57:39 | Oct 24th, 2017

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

1:04:32 | Oct 17th, 2017

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!

1:37:51 | Oct 10th, 2017

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

59:32 | Oct 3rd, 2017

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

1:52:04 | Sep 25th, 2017

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

First Impressions

59:40 | Sep 19th, 2017

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.

Unsettling

1:06:22 | Sep 12th, 2017

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

1:16:15 | Sep 5th, 2017

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

Connection

1:03:32 | Aug 29th, 2017

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

1:15:42 | Aug 22nd, 2017

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

Out of Bounds

1:13:15 | Aug 15th, 2017

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

1:00:47 | Aug 7th, 2017

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

2:27:35 | Aug 1st, 2017

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

Role Models

57:20 | Jul 25th, 2017

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

54:42 | Jul 18th, 2017

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

Reversals

1:04:35 | Jul 11th, 2017

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

52:24 | Jul 4th, 2017

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

1:03:59 | Jun 27th, 2017

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

Live From Seattle 3!

1:24:26 | Jun 20th, 2017

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

1:11:35 | Jun 13th, 2017

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

Live From Denver!

1:25:28 | Jun 6th, 2017

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

1:06:30 | May 30th, 2017

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

Tangled

1:19:56 | May 23rd, 2017

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

Identity Crisis

1:04:58 | May 16th, 2017

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

Triggers

1:16:59 | May 9th, 2017

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

Live at the Bellhouse 3!

1:22:02 | May 2nd, 2017

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

Make Believe

1:14:30 | Apr 25th, 2017

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

2:15:49 | Apr 20th, 2017

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

1:15:03 | Apr 20th, 2017

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

34:02 | Apr 20th, 2017

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

55:19 | Apr 20th, 2017

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

Altered States

1:03:08 | Apr 18th, 2017

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

1:00:02 | Apr 11th, 2017

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

Perilous

1:01:49 | Apr 4th, 2017

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

Best of RISK! Music 12

1:32:36 | Mar 22nd, 2017

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

Embattled

1:11:05 | Mar 21st, 2017

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

Heart and Arrow

1:02:18 | Mar 14th, 2017

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

Getting to Know You

55:47 | Mar 7th, 2017

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

Outsiders

1:09:15 | Feb 28th, 2017

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

Face Off

1:03:05 | Feb 21st, 2017

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

Resisters

1:02:07 | Feb 14th, 2017

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

Uncompromising

1:11:24 | Feb 7th, 2017

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

Southern Folk

1:05:02 | Jan 31st, 2017

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

Side Effects

1:09:27 | Jan 24th, 2017

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

The Way Home

1:08:37 | Jan 17th, 2017

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

Danger Signs

1:04:03 | Jan 10th, 2017

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

Live From L.A. 2!

1:22:32 | Jan 3rd, 2017

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.

Holiday Stories 9

58:08 | Dec 26th, 2016

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

Holiday Stories 1

56:31 | Dec 15th, 2016

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

Raw

1:11:28 | Dec 13th, 2016

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

Respect

1:13:10 | Dec 6th, 2016

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

The Best of RISK! #11

1:45:36 | Nov 28th, 2016

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

Hope

1:20:15 | Nov 22nd, 2016

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

Unthinkable

1:21:08 | Nov 15th, 2016

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

1:04:34 | Nov 8th, 2016

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

Egad!

1:12:29 | Nov 1st, 2016

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

Unbreakable

1:11:23 | Oct 25th, 2016

Melanie Hamlett shares about a very bad romance.

Not As It Seems

53:34 | Oct 18th, 2016

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

Raging

58:49 | Oct 11th, 2016

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

Live From Nashville!

1:12:39 | Oct 4th, 2016

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

Curveballs

1:01:33 | Sep 27th, 2016

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

Dissatisfaction

1:05:26 | Sep 20th, 2016

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

Flustered

1:03:22 | Sep 13th, 2016

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

Best of RISK! Music 11

1:31:22 | Sep 5th, 2016

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

Naughty Bits

1:03:15 | Aug 30th, 2016

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

Remembering The State

1:37:56 | Aug 23rd, 2016

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...Show More

O Canada!

1:06:59 | Aug 16th, 2016

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

On Second Thought

58:20 | Aug 10th, 2016

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

Live From St. Louis!

1:20:46 | Aug 2nd, 2016

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

Live From San Fran 2016

1:30:44 | Jul 26th, 2016

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

Hurt Joy

1:02:23 | Jul 19th, 2016

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

Heartburn

58:23 | Jul 12th, 2016

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

Lovesick

1:13:12 | Jul 5th, 2016

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

Live from Philly 5!

1:21:45 | Jun 28th, 2016

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

Live From Minneapolis 2!

1:31:41 | Jun 21st, 2016

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

The Best of RISK! #10

2:00:41 | Jun 12th, 2016

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

Outta Control

1:16:01 | Jun 7th, 2016

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

Unexpected

1:05:15 | May 31st, 2016

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

Stumbling Blocks

1:05:37 | May 24th, 2016

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

The Age of Innocence

1:18:21 | May 17th, 2016

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

Shame

1:12:09 | May 10th, 2016

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

Live at the Bell House 2!

1:34:46 | May 3rd, 2016

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

New Kids

59:40 | Apr 26th, 2016

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

51:05 | Apr 19th, 2016

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

Distortions

58:46 | Apr 12th, 2016

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

Delusional

1:17:14 | Apr 5th, 2016

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

Live From Chicago 4!

1:32:04 | Mar 29th, 2016

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

Crushed

1:07:32 | Mar 22nd, 2016

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

Against the Grain

1:08:52 | Mar 15th, 2016

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

Best of RISK! Music #10

1:23:01 | Mar 8th, 2016

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

Satisfaction

54:54 | Mar 1st, 2016

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

Perception

1:01:09 | Feb 23rd, 2016

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

Trust

1:13:25 | Feb 15th, 2016

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

Who Are You?

1:19:33 | Feb 9th, 2016

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

Live at the Bell House!

1:19:02 | Feb 1st, 2016

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

Smashed

1:12:12 | Jan 25th, 2016

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

Tough Guys

1:04:32 | Jan 19th, 2016

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

Live From Salt Lake City!

1:33:10 | Jan 11th, 2016

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

Best of RISK! #9

1:45:25 | Jan 4th, 2016

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

1:06:46 | Dec 28th, 2015

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

Holiday Stories 8

1:09:59 | Dec 22nd, 2015

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

Holiday Stories 3

1:20:42 | Dec 14th, 2015

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

Live From Milwaukee!

1:36:37 | Dec 8th, 2015

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

Confrontation

47:07 | Dec 1st, 2015

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

New To Me

59:11 | Nov 24th, 2015

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

Live With It

1:06:37 | Nov 17th, 2015

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

Scary Stories 7: Argh!

57:47 | Nov 10th, 2015

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

Zoinks!

48:30 | Nov 3rd, 2015

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

Troubled Love

58:06 | Oct 27th, 2015

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

Eek!

1:16:44 | Oct 25th, 2015

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!

1:07:13 | Oct 25th, 2015

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!

46:39 | Oct 25th, 2015

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!

1:03:35 | Oct 25th, 2015

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

Boo!

1:10:38 | Oct 25th, 2015

A bunch of scary tales in our annual Halloween episode!

Shock

1:01:35 | Oct 19th, 2015

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

Behind the Mask

55:13 | Oct 13th, 2015

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

Shake-Ups

1:05:48 | Oct 6th, 2015

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

Scarred

1:00:50 | Sep 29th, 2015

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

Unspoken

51:29 | Sep 22nd, 2015

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

Druggy

56:56 | Sep 15th, 2015

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

It's Complicated

1:02:47 | Sep 7th, 2015

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

Live From DC 2!

1:01:33 | Sep 1st, 2015

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

Surrender

42:56 | Aug 25th, 2015

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

Best of RISK! Music 9

1:15:16 | Aug 18th, 2015

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

Live From Minneapolis!

1:13:50 | Aug 11th, 2015

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

Skin Deep

50:48 | Aug 4th, 2015

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

Loaded

57:54 | Jul 27th, 2015

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

Live From New York!

1:01:12 | Jul 20th, 2015

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

Meant For Each Other?

1:16:42 | Jul 14th, 2015

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

1:43:54 | Jul 6th, 2015

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

1:31:25 | Jul 6th, 2015

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

1:22:05 | Jul 6th, 2015

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

1:22:15 | Jul 6th, 2015

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

The Best of RISK! #2

1:12:50 | Jul 6th, 2015

More favorite stories and songs from our first two years.

The Best of RISK! #1

1:12:26 | Jul 6th, 2015

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

Try

1:13:34 | Jul 6th, 2015

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

Beyond Kink Camp, Part 1

47:19 | Jul 5th, 2015

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

56:43 | Jul 5th, 2015

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

Slave

57:10 | Jul 5th, 2015

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

The Downward Spiral

1:03:04 | Jul 5th, 2015

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

Bodily Harm

46:31 | Jul 5th, 2015

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

The Sweet Hereafter

56:18 | Jul 5th, 2015

Christopher Ryan and Jefferson share stories of facing the abyss.

The Power

36:04 | Jul 5th, 2015

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

The God Problem

44:12 | Jul 4th, 2015

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

The Third Man

49:55 | Jul 4th, 2015

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

Live From San Francisco!

1:07:58 | Jul 4th, 2015

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

34:33 | Jul 4th, 2015

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?

29:08 | Jul 4th, 2015

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

Morgan

28:10 | Jul 4th, 2015

How an ironworker named Joe became a comedienne named Morgan.

Live With Bawdy Storytelling!

1:32:39 | Jul 4th, 2015

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

28:34 | Jul 4th, 2015

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

What I'm Made Of

45:52 | Jul 4th, 2015

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

Kevin Goes to P-Town

43:54 | Jul 4th, 2015

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 h...Show More

Odd Couples

57:10 | Jun 30th, 2015

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

Girl Sex

1:07:58 | Jun 16th, 2015

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

Boyhood

46:37 | Jun 8th, 2015

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

Turning Points

1:02:26 | Jun 2nd, 2015

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

Family Planning

57:53 | May 26th, 2015

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

56:05 | May 18th, 2015

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

Casual Sex?

58:56 | May 4th, 2015

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

Brain Matter

1:10:51 | Apr 28th, 2015

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

Live From Chicago 3!

1:30:33 | Apr 21st, 2015

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

Deviance

1:08:12 | Apr 14th, 2015

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

Live From Portland 2!

1:00:52 | Apr 7th, 2015

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

Panic

1:14:57 | Mar 31st, 2015

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

Intimates

1:06:02 | Mar 23rd, 2015

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

Gross

1:08:18 | Mar 17th, 2015

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

Best of RISK! Music 8

1:29:09 | Mar 9th, 2015

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

Hazardous

57:15 | Feb 24th, 2015

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

Live From Chapel Hill 2!

1:17:37 | Feb 17th, 2015

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

Cripes

1:00:15 | Feb 10th, 2015

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

Live from San Fran 2015

1:18:27 | Feb 3rd, 2015

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

In a Tizzy

1:06:59 | Jan 27th, 2015

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

Live From NYC Podfest 2!

1:44:04 | Jan 19th, 2015

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!

1:37:29 | Jan 12th, 2015

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

Holiday Stories 6

1:27:49 | Dec 23rd, 2014

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

Holiday Stories 2

1:06:33 | Dec 15th, 2014

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

Live Sex Show! Part 2

1:12:22 | Dec 9th, 2014

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

1:02:59 | Dec 2nd, 2014

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

53:23 | Nov 25th, 2014

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

Live From Atlanta!

1:13:39 | Nov 17th, 2014

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

Body and Soul

49:22 | Nov 11th, 2014

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

Double Take

56:13 | Nov 4th, 2014

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

Dicks!

1:13:44 | Oct 21st, 2014

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

Misfits

1:05:51 | Oct 14th, 2014

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

All-Star Episode #5

1:38:56 | Sep 29th, 2014

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

Live From Austin 2!

1:12:10 | Sep 16th, 2014

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

Best of RISK! Music 7

1:20:10 | Sep 8th, 2014

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

Blown Away

1:01:28 | Sep 2nd, 2014

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

Live from DC 2!

58:26 | Aug 19th, 2014

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

Humiliating

44:51 | Aug 12th, 2014

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

Live From Chicago 2!

1:12:01 | Aug 5th, 2014

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

Make It Stop!

51:42 | Jul 28th, 2014

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

Live From London!

1:25:35 | Jul 22nd, 2014

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

3 Women

53:12 | Jul 15th, 2014

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

Live from MaxFunCon!

52:01 | Jul 7th, 2014

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

Seedy

56:01 | Jun 30th, 2014

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

Live From Chapel Hill!

57:10 | Jun 23rd, 2014

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

The Riverside

21:19 | Jun 11th, 2014

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

1:06:36 | Jun 9th, 2014

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

Second Wind

56:44 | Jun 3rd, 2014

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

Live From Boston!

1:09:08 | May 26th, 2014

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

Inappropriate

59:30 | May 19th, 2014

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

Live From Pittsburgh!

1:03:54 | May 12th, 2014

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

Death Defying

1:05:12 | May 6th, 2014

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

Live from Reno 2!

51:22 | Apr 28th, 2014

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

Live From Reno 1!

59:22 | Apr 21st, 2014

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

Best of RISK! Music 6

1:18:12 | Apr 14th, 2014

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

Freedom

1:12:05 | Apr 8th, 2014

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

1:04:04 | Apr 1st, 2014

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

Mixed Feelings

1:02:17 | Mar 25th, 2014

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

Live From San Diego!

1:21:34 | Mar 18th, 2014

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

Vagina Vagina Vagina!

59:32 | Mar 11th, 2014

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

Live from San Fran 2014

1:06:02 | Mar 3rd, 2014

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!

1:11:34 | Feb 16th, 2014

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

Into the Mystic

45:56 | Feb 11th, 2014

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

Fascination

1:06:47 | Feb 4th, 2014

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

Fighting Back

42:19 | Jan 28th, 2014

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

Live From NYC Podfest 2014

1:08:30 | Jan 21st, 2014

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

I'm Okay, You're Okay

45:57 | Jan 14th, 2014

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

Holiday Stories 5

1:10:01 | Jan 7th, 2014

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

Holiday Stories 4

57:46 | Jan 1st, 2014

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

Holiday Stories 3

1:21:14 | Dec 30th, 2013

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

Impulsive

1:00:04 | Dec 10th, 2013

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

Live From Philly 4!

1:01:29 | Dec 3rd, 2013

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

Family Secrets

51:05 | Nov 26th, 2013

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

Live From Brown/RISD

1:05:42 | Nov 19th, 2013

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

Messssy

1:04:00 | Nov 12th, 2013

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

Live From LA Storytelling Fest

49:33 | Oct 28th, 2013

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

Casualties

55:55 | Oct 21st, 2013

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

Live From Chicago!

1:12:02 | Oct 7th, 2013

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