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.
A Classic RISK! Singles episode. A story that Sheng **** first shared on the podcast in February of 2012 about near death experience.

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

A Classic RISK! Singles episode. A story that Melanie Hamlett first shared on the podcast in September of 2014 about an unforgettable Passion Play.

Lily Be, Erica Blumfield and David Crabb share stories about major transitions.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode. A story that Dan Savage first shared on the podcast in February of 2014 about a surprising one night stand.

For the first time, we feature almost all of one of our Livestream shows here on the audio podcast, with amazing stories from Will Attenborough, Jude Treder-Wolff and Dixie De La Tour.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode. Almost 9 years since its initial release, we finally re-run one of the most popular RISK! stories of all time, Kevin Goes to Kink Camp.

Kerri Kenney-Silver, Peter Kim, Kevin Allison, Christine Gentry, and Shiny share stories about car wrecks, **** mishaps, fist fights, animal carcasses and cannibalism.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Joel Kim Booster first shared on the podcast in August of 2013 about a Dom who was not very dominant.

Navaris Darson, Elizabeth Willis, Dana Gould, Vic Kraler and Richard Cardillo share stories about surprising developments.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Sarah Silverman first shared on the podcast in November of 2010 about strange ***.

Jana Fisher, Tracey Starin, Russell Chandler, Jade Ashton, and Ruby Tuesday share stories about stepping in and out of roles.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Rob Delaney first shared on the podcast in December of 2010 about hitting rock bottom.

Rory Scholl, Sam McKinlay, John Early, Brad Lawrence, and Sandi Marx share stories about making the best of weird situations.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Paul F. Thompkins first shared on the podcast in December of 2011 about bombing onstage.

Matthew Mercier, Gianmarco Soresi, Lauren Tom, Dawn Luebbe, Wanda Wilson Bowser and Gail Thomas share stories about keeping on keeping on.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Samantha Bee first shared on the podcast in December of 2011.

David Crabb, David Hu, Bryan Kett, Mars Carnivale and Felicia O'Hara share stories about self care.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that W. Kamau Bell first shared on the podcast in February of 2012 about racism in disguise.

Chris Garcia, Karen Maruyama, Kevin Bohl, Joe Matarese, Oz du Soleil and TS Madison share stories about a big fight, a closed bar, a jealous husband, canceled plans and a well endowed Turk.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that David Barlow first shared on the the podcast in September of 2010 about danger in the wild.

Ify Nwadiwe, Ryan Estrada, Tracey Segarra, Nicole Blaine, and Pete Brown tell stories about a bizarre Airbnb, a prank gone wrong, a father in jail, an infant ghost, and a father's death.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Miguel de Leon first shared on the the podcast in September of 2014 about a dream deferred."

Jamie Brickhouse, Hilary Sigismondi, Linda Smith and Maryam Zaringhalam share stories about *** club surprises, pathological lying, adult toy shopping, and near death experiences.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Shon Kennedy first shared on the podcast in June of 2013 about an encounter on the road.

Ray Christian, Alexandra Anagnostopoulos, Jane Wallis and Mary Eden share stories about **** shrapnel, a man who says, "Me and my fam," libido-killing antidepressants, and a sister's illness.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Rachel Wecht first shared on the podcast in June of 2010 about a very violent breakfast.

Ron Hart, Jiji Lee and Greg Fitzsimmons share stories about writing ****, a Korean mom and tough customer, and a massage with a not so happy ending.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Reggie Watts first shared on the podcast in August of 2012 about a mushroom trip with a friend.

Gastor Almonte, Jay Byrd, Kevin Allison and Kyle Ocasio share stories about having or wanting or giving too much.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Wyatt Cenac first shared on the podcast in June of 2011 about attending a spiritual retreat in his high school years.

Monika Novak, Kevin Allison, Dave Murphy, Erin Swigart and Limor Cohen share stories about escaping danger.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Jen Kwok first shared on the podcast in February of 2014 about spiritual and personal connections.

Keisha Zollar, Kendra Cunningham, and Paul Normandin tell stories about *** in Rome, a kindasorta wise guy, and secrets shared.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode. This week, we remember the wonderful Emily Reese, who recently passed away. Emily first shared this story on the podcast in April of 2014, about a family secret revealed.

Kevin tells about his new one-on-one online coaching and mentoring business and how you can find these new services at .

Ames Beckerman, Karle Norman and Lisa X share stories about a daughter's transition into being a son, a Jehovah's Witness at a kink party, and an uncle who crossed the line.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Luke Cunningham first shared on the podcast in February of 2010 about a basketball career that was never meant to be.

Tyson Purcell, Stephanie Svensen, and James *** share stories about erotic role play, a long lost dad, and a boy's buddy's mom.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Reid first shared on the podcast in February of 2012 about a *** ed moment of his childhood.

Rosemary Cipriano, Micklewhite Ezpozito, and Bryan Kett share stories about a **** job, a religious cult, and a very rowdy classroom.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Ray Christian first shared on the podcast in February of 2015 about dangerous play.

Jenna Brister, Betsy Bluto, and Amy Salloway share stories about a sexy massage, a message from beyond, and mysterious illness.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Omri Navot first shared on the podcast in August of 2012 about a breakthrough on a spiritual retreat.

Matthew Homenick, Ashton Cynthia Clarke and Kevin McGeehan share stories about a breakdown at yoga class, tension at the airport, and a fateful bank robbery.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Amber Drea first shared on the podcast in July of 2014 about her mother's relationship with an extremely dangerous man.

A look back at some of our favorite Yuletide tales from the podcast, as well as a few mini-stories from RISK! fans.

A look back at some of our favorite Yuletide tales from the podcast, as well as a few mini-stories from RISK! fans.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Brendan Jay Sullivan first shared on the podcast in December of 2018 about the NYC Christmastime Transit Strike of 2005.

Carolyn Castiglia, Ryan Estrada, David Crabb, Ben Garant and Rory Scholl share seasonal tales in our annual winter holidays special for 2019.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that DC Benny first shared on the podcast in December of 2018 about Christmas in a half-Jewish, half-German household

Brad Lawrence, Ariel Sherker, and Kurt Mullen share stories about a friend's breakdown, a wedding gone awry, and an estranged father.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Al Letson first shared on the podcast in July of 2014 about the new brother he got when he was a kid.

Dorma McGruder, Serena Eve Richardson, and D.W. Baldwin share stories about finding one's inner courage, a brother's struggle with alcohol, and a couple's spiritual journey.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Mike Blejer first shared on the podcast in January of 2012 about experiences of child abuse and mixed feelings.

Our 17th compilation of some the best recent true stories told on the RISK! podcast.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Mollena Williams first shared on the podcast in February of 2012 about body positivity.

Jake Hart, Mike Cho, and Duchess share stories about trying to get fired, a bad boyfriend, and rescuing a friend from a pimp.

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.

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

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.

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 modern audience. Each episode...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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 handle when she was young.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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 a mystery illness.

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

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

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

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.

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

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!

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.

Paul Peglar, Emerson Dameron, and Amy Brooks share stories about wishing for kisses, a convoluted robbery, and the scars of a family loss.

A pubescent Gilulia learns that the new bean bag her parents put in the den is the perfect *** partner. A story of girl meets bag.

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

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...

Rafe Williams, Eleanor Brimley and Ken Cosby share stories about messages in bottles, self harm and a beloved father figure.

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.

Shauna McGarry, David Bell and Tracey Starin share stories about hot tubs for hemorrhoids, a Catholic divorce, and staying strong after going blind.

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.

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

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.

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

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

Cyndi Freeman, Jake Szczepaniak, and Ollie Gillett share stories about stripping, revisiting an abuser, and attending a *** party as a whole new self.

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.

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.

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

Trystan Reese, **** Richards and Pashen Black share stories about a pregnant man, a broken **** and a mother's passing.

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.

Jonathan Bradley Welch, Mav Viola and Sharon Spell share stories about politicians in the closet, a gender journey and a battle with booze.

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.

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

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 father.

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

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.

Monica Day, Tracey Segarra and Amanda Wood share stories about an open relationship, a mother's feelings about abortion, and a sister's memory.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

Lucy Bonino, Rose Grant and Sumer Gilmore share about disastrous flirtation, caring for the dying, and a baby gone missing.

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.

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

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Molenna Williams-Haas first shared on the podcast in March of 2014 about her animal within.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Ryan Webster, Steph Riley, and Chris Garcia share stories about going shirtless, a kinky grandpa, and an expensive way to lose your virginity.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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 *** expert.

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

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that the author of *** at Dawn, Christopher Ryan, first shared on the podcast in May of 2013, about LSD, Mayan ruins, and a worrisome bug bite.

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

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

Mary Cyn, CalCo and Ellen Acuario share stories about sweater fetishes, waiting for test results and a search for a birth mother.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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...

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.

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...

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.

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

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! A story that Seena Jon first shared on RISK! in September of 2011 about *****, milkshakes, and ***** dipped in milkshakes.

Meghan DePonceau, Christian Finnegan and Jenn Gavlin share stories about a mushroom overdose, a tumultuous romance and living life to the fullest.

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.

Erin Popelka, Stefen Michael and Rod Hood share stories about a mysterious Japanese boyfriend, a fiancé with a knife, and consensual rough play.

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 trying to stab Tim more. This...

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.

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...

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

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Alan Weber shares a story about a strange night visitor that first appeared on RISK! in October of 2016.

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.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Katie Peabody shares a story about a strange drug trial that first appeared on RISK! in May of 2012.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Kent Whipple and Sarah Long Hendershot share about having a stoned encounter with a cop and witnessing a terrible crime.

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

Jessica Lee Williamson, Dave Hill and Lucky Yates share stories about lists of sexual conquests, opening for Snoop Dog, and a violent gang initiation.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Jamie Brunson shared this story about a haunting family secret at our Philadelphia show in 2012.

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.

A Classic RISK! Singles episode! Our host, Kevin Allison, tells a story about a haunting encounter in Peru during his Catholic high school days.

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.

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 ***** and a pile of British pounds.

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.

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

John Ball, Shane Smith and Terri Mintz share true stories about Jobitron of Azeroth, an irresponsible father, and a friend of the friendless.

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.

On the 400th episode of RISK!, Tori, Matthew Dicks and Glace Chase share stories about vibrators, arm wrestling and a rent boy's nightmare.

DC Benny, Ria Spencer, and Dylan Patrick share stories about a crazy cruise ship, a college application, and a woman who loved elephants.

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

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Robert Reed, Jessica Pepper and Paul Wilborn share stories about a hate crime, an accident, and an almost homeless poet.

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

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.

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

Ptolemy Slocum, Mara Wilson and Megan McGee share stories about placenta smoothies, scary colonoscopies and trying to have a baby one more time.

Rafe Williams, David Wraith, and Amy Brooks share stories about bullies, male *** workers and losing a father at an early age.

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

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.

Dana Norris, Ian McIntosh and Jamie Fadden-Cannon tell stories about postpartum blues, racism in dating, and a very dangerous love affair.

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...

Gastor Almonte, Beowulf Jones and Tracy Rowland share stories about the birds and the bees, the wrong place to **********, and taking risky leaps.

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.

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!

Amy Gordon, Fran Tirado and Sara Faith Alterman share about very wet accident onstage, *** after Taco Bell, and a very naughty book about *******... or cats. This episode of RISK! is brought to you in part by Thrive Market. Get $60 of FREE organic...

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

Sina Grace and Mariah MacCarthy share stories about gay *** 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...

Moses Storm, Andrea Allan, and Stephanie Lyons share stories about cooking on LSD, partying on cocaine and turning in your brother to the FBI.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Nicole Gruter, Daniel Franzese and Muna share stories about shamanic ***, being both gay and Christian, and surviving female genital mutilation.

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.

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.