RISK! Podcast
  • Episode:#1051
  • Date:September 16, 2019
  • Run Time:59:45
  • Download: MP3

In Retrospect

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

Song: RISK! Theme by Wormburner and John Sondericker

Song: Sophisticated Honky by Orgone

Live Story: The Intern by Saku Yanagawa

Interstitial: Internstitial by Jeff Barr

Live Story: Which Father? by Laura Burgess

Song: What’s the Matter Here by 10,000 Maniacs

Live Story: Never Again by Shayna Hooker

Song: Water Me Down by Vagabon

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  1. Different circumstances, somewhat, but I relate so much to the Laura Burgess story about her father. Thank you!

  2. Saku, I loved your story. You are adorable! Congrats on your marriage.

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