If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching, and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.


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episode 46: The Marriage of Imam and Johnny Vagina

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


 2019-07-04  10m

episode 47: Breaking Through

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.


 2019-07-11  16m

episode 48: The Blindside

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.


 2019-07-18  14m

episode 49: The Roof Is On Fire

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.


 2019-07-25  17m

episode 50: Slave

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...


 2019-08-01  47m

episode 51: The Grind

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.


 2019-08-08  10m

episode 52: Bringing Up Baby

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


 2019-08-15  17m

episode 53: An American Family

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.


 2019-08-22  16m

episode 54: The Other

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 seen a vagina before.


 2019-08-29  17m

episode 56: My Brilliant Career

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 career took off.


 2019-09-12  16m