Rise Up


Episode #1136

Date June 08, 2020

Run Time 1:12:13

Victoria Rocha, Manolo Matos, Andrea Coleman and Melissa Bond share stories about phone sex, family secrets, virginity lost and radiant boys.

Song: RISK! Theme by Wormburner and John Sondericker

Song: Moanin’ by Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers

Live Story: 1-900-What?! by Victoria Rocha

Interstitial: 1-900-What-What-In-the-Butt by Olivia Oyama

Radio Anecdote: Overheard by Manolo Matos

Livestream Story: Simply Divine by Andrea Coleman

Song: Love’s In Need of Love Today by Stevie Wonder

Radio Story: Beautiful Boy by Melissa Bond

Song: Wrapped Around Your Finger by The Police



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4 years ago

Melissa Bond’s story was SO UTTERLY SCRUMPTIOUS on every level of being! THANK YOU!!!

4 years ago

Wow. I just listened to Melissa Bond’s story about the Radiant Boy and I feel like doing cartwheels! What a perfectly rendered story. And what an epiphany at the end. I’ll be thinking about this one for a long time.

4 years ago

Great episode! I especially loved the last story by Melissa Bond. What a captivating story shared by a master storyteller. I can’t wait to see what comes next for her. I hope there’s a book in the works!

4 years ago

I want more Melissa Bond! THAT VOICE! I am moved and changed by listening to her. I need more. Give us more, please and now. Great show all! 🙂

Jeremy Hammer
4 years ago

Melissa Bond’s story was so beautiful! I could feel her emotions through the speakers. She gave me so much perspective on the meaning of life!

4 years ago

Oh my word, does Melissa Bond know how to tell a story! I was right there with her at every funny, profound, and moving moment. So, so good.

4 years ago

Loved Melissa Bond’s story. The images were wonderful (doctor with the “air of a monk”, “bird wrists”, “drop like a mango”.) She described a life-changing moment so powerfully! She brought me right along with her! I hope this story will change me! At the least it makes me want to live my life more “uncloaked” and more “connected”. Thank you Melissa!!

4 years ago

Shout out to the producers of RISK! This episode is so good, and I’ve got to agree with the other comments – that radiant boy piece is something special.

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