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Risk Podcast
New York, NY

RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public” hosted by Kevin Allison, of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State. The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. It’s featured people like Janeane Garofalo, Lisa Lampanelli, Kevin Nealon, Margaret Cho, Marc Maron, Sarah Silverman, Lili Taylor, Rachel Dratch, Andy Borowitz and more, dropping the act and showing a side of themselves we’ve never seen before. The weekly podcast gets hundreds of thousands of downloads each month. Slate.com called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.”

Risk Podcast is not verified as a 501(c)3 organization.

Latest News

Apr 24, 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.

Apr 16, 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!

Apr 10, 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.

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Apr 03, 2018

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

Mar 27, 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 membership by going to ThriveMarket.com/RISK. Thrive Market’s prices are already 25- 50% below retail because they cut out the middleman. And now they’re offering $60 of free organic groceries + free shipping! Go to ThriveMarket.com/RISK and get $20 off your first 3 orders of $49 or more + free shipping.

Mar 20, 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.

Mar 12, 2018

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

Mar 06, 2018

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