Posts tagged as ophira eisenberg

Standup, Storytelling and Radio Hosting with Ophira Eisenberg

Ophira Eisenberg is a standup comic, the host of NPR’s live quiz show Ask Me Another, and a regular host and contributor to the popular live storytelling series The Moth. Somehow, she also managed write a memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, which was published last year and was quickly optioned for a feature film (the script is being written as we speak). Her new comedy album, Bangs!, is available on iTunes starting today. I spoke to the Canadian-born, New York-based comedian about giving accidental advice, storytelling versus joke telling, and living happily ever after.

Tell me about your new comedy album.

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A Funny Thing: Ophira Eisenberg Beds Half a U2 Cover Band

Our story this week: Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR's Ask Me Another, is torn between two members of a highschool U2 cover band called B4. How does it end? In blood and humiliation of course. Oh Ophira, how long must we sing this song?

Ophira Eisenberg is a comedian, writer, and actress in New York City and the host of NPR's new game show Ask Me Another which tapes live at the Bell House in Brooklyn (tickets here). She told her story at My Highschool Boyfriend was Gay, a great storytelling show at the UCbeast. Grab your tickets for future shows here.

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