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RISK 300th FEATURING THE STATE: TRUE, UNCENSORED STORIES FROM ALL MEMBERS OF CULT COMEDY TROUPE

RISK! releases its 300th episode with an epic podcast featuring true, uncensored stories from every single member of cult comedy troupe The State. You’ll hear David Wain, Thomas Lennon, Joe Lo Truglio, Kerri Kenney, Michael Showalter, Todd Holoubek, Michael Patrick Jann, Robert Ben Garant, Ken Marino, Michael Ian Black, and RISK! Creator & Host Kevin Allison sharing funny, and many never-before-heard stories about their lives behind the scenes and working and playing together in the 90s. Janeane Garofalo makes a guest appearance. In classic RISK! form, it’s also completely uncensored and couldn’t be aired on regular radio, but you can download or stream as a free podcast on the RISK site and platforms including iTunes

Go to http://risk-show.com/podcast/remembering-the-state/ to hear about:

– Joe Lo Truglio tells about doing psychedelic mushrooms for the first time with the group.

– Tom Lennon’s surprise from Kerri Kenney during his first rehearsal with The State.

– Michael Ian Black tells about how the competitiveness of the group once made him vomit all over himself.

– David Wain describes a gourmet dinner party the group once threw where all the food and   supplies were shoplifted.

– Ken Marino tells of the time the group once screamed orgasmically for 40 minutes nonstop.

– Ben Garant talks dropping out of the group to become a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.

– Michael Showalter describes how Kevin Allison got the idea to add a severed pig’s head as a prop for a State sketch while in a gay sex club.

– Kerri Kenney-Silver tells about the first time the group heard Smells Like Teen Spirit and slam danced like never before or since.

– AND MORE!

The RISK! podcast, which started in 2009 in former State member Kevin Allison’s NYC apartment, has grown to be a hugely popular live show and podcast getting over 1M downloads every month from fans around the world.

RISK! LIVE is performed monthly at both The Bell House in Brooklyn and Bootleg Theater in LA. It also travels across the country with host Kevin Allison to showcase local talent and stories.

SEE RISK! LIVE:

8/24 – Brooklyn @ The Bell House, hosted by Kevin Allison, 8pm
9/17 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Post Theater http://www.ticketfly.com/venue/7375-the-post-theater/
9/17 – LA, CA @ The Bootleg Theater, hosted by Beowulf Jones

9/22 – Nashville, TN @ Belcourt Theater  http://bit.ly/2c6VTSr

9/28 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House, hosted by Kevin Allison, 8pm
9/30 – Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry http://www.thebroadberry.com/event/1276449-risk-live-show-podcast-richmond/
10/26 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House, hosted by Kevin Allison, 8pm
11/11 – New Orleans, LA @ Café Istanbul  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2586610
11/12 – Baltimore, MD @ Creative Alliance
http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2016/risk

Listen to past RISK! podcasts, keep up with Risk! Live and more at: http://risk-show.com/

@RISKshow

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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