Episode 11: Comedian and NPR Host Ophira Eisenberg

Hot off the release of her latest standup comedy special, Plant Based Jokes, comedian and podcast host Ophira Eisenberg joins Roberta to discuss what it’s like to tell stories at The Moth, the riskiness involved with audience interactions, and how storytelling has changed since the pandemic. Ophira is currently the host of the podcast Parenting Is A Joke and as well as hosting the now-concluded Ask Me Another, NPR’s comedy trivia show, with Jonathan Coulter for 9 years.

Things we Discussed in the Episode:

Ophira’s Website: www.ophiraeisenberg.com 

Plant Based Jokes: https://800pgr.lnk.to/PlantBasedJokesID

Parenting Is A Joke: https://link.chtbl.com/PIAJ

Ophira on the Moth: https://themoth.org/search/results?q=ophira

NPR’s Ask Me Another: https://www.npr.org/programs/ask-me-another/ 

Episode Credits

  • A Bend in the Road is written, hosted and produced by Roberta Panjwani and created by Roberta Panjwani and Diane Sims
  • Our Assistant Producer and Editor for this episode is Olivia Esteban
  • Our Technical Directors and Audio Engineers are Charles Gallo and Elias Rosner
  • Our Digital Media producers are Elias Rosner and Olivia Esteban
  • Logo and Website created by Parker Gaidimas
  • Original Music is written and performed by Diane Sims
  • Special thanks to Ophira for being with us today
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