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Risky Business: Kevin Allison Profile

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This story was originally published in CityBeat, you can visit their site to read the story, too.

Kevin Allison wants you to listen to his podcast, and he will tie your shoes to his balls to do it.

The Cincinnati native left town in 1988, and his comedy career launched into overdrive even before he graduated from New York University four years later. Allison now runs a storytelling podcast out of New York City called Risk!, which encourages people to tell stories “you never thought you’d dare to share.” Enjoying an average of 225,000 downloads a month, it began in 2009 and includes stories that are often edgy and occasionally riddled with profanity. Unlike The Moth and similar podcasts,Risk! tries to focus on this central idea: people stepping out of their comfort zones. (more…)