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.
September 15, 2014
WARNING: Kevin Allison of the groundbreaking sketch comedy troupe The State & the RISK! podcast joins the first timer club on today’s Comedy Bing Bong! Kevin lets us know the deets surrounding the upcoming The State reunion at Festival Supreme, the origin of his RISK! podcast, and how he became a faculty member at a Kink camp. Also joining us for the first time is entrepreneur Bridgette Murphy who tells us all about her Irish gift shop “Bridgette’s Irish Gifts” & a special gift that Scott received known as HP-DP-69B aka the Hewlett-Packard Sex Robot. Plus, they all become familiar with Riddle Me This!
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June 3, 2014
Kevin Allison is a phenomenal storyteller, host of the RISK! podcast, a member of the groundbreaking sketch group The State, and now he’s taken his place in the front seat with the County boys. Kevin chats about how he went from doing one person sketches after The State was over to hosting the popular storytelling show/podcast RISK!, the upcoming reunion with The State, and being a “daddy” in the gay community. As always, Daniel Van Kirk brings in some crazy stories which include a Tennessee man who was arrested for taking advantage of an ATM & a picnic table, a Craigslist ad which boasts the title of “Best Roommate Ever,” and a rare sweet story. Plus, Michael Kissick leaves a special message for the Sklarbros. Make sure to head on over to Netflix to stream The Sklar Brothers’ one hour special “What Are We Talking About” right this very minute and don’t forget to cop the album available on iTunes today!
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