Kevin Allison is a comedic writer and actor. He is perhaps best known as a writing and performing member of The State on MTV. Popular sketches on the show starring Allison include “Taco Mail,” “Mr. Magina”, “Dreamboy”, and “The Jew, the Italian, and the Redhead Gay.” Allison came out as gay to the national media at 24 when The State began airing in 1994. Allison hosts the free audio podcast RISK!. He is the creator of this storytelling show “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share.” RISK! is also a live show in New York City. The live show debuted in August 2009 at Arlene’s Grocery and moved to Joe’s Pub in October with guests like Margaret Cho, Rachel Dratch, Michael Ian Black, Andy Borowitz, and Janeane Garofalo dropping their usual material for a night to tell true and often embarrassing stories. The show’s home base online is www.risk-show.com.