Ophira Eisenberg (NPR, The Moth) to Host New iHeartPodcast "Parenting Is A Joke"

Guests include Jessi Klein, Roy Wood Jr., Eugene Mirman, Chuck Bryant, Chris Gethard, Catherine Reitman, Dr. Emily Oster and more

New York – October 11, 2022 – Comedian Ophira Eisenberg (NPR, The Moth) to host the new iHeartPodcast "Parenting Is A Joke" premiering Tuesday, October 18. Parents are overwhelmed AF and could use a laugh. Join comedian host Ophira Eisenberg as she talks to your favorite celebrity comics and actors about their careers and their kids as well as teen angst, Nietzche, workaholism, being ok with not being cool anymore, eating sticks, and debating whether or not kids should watch The Godfather. Guests include Emmy-award winner Jessi Klein, stand-up comedian Roy Wood Jr. (The Daily Show), Eugene Mirman (Bob's Burgers), Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Chuck Bryant (Stuff You Should Know), Adira Amram, Chris Gethard (Beautiful, Anonymous), Catherine Reitman, Dr. Emily Oster and more.

"Parenting is a Joke" is produced by Pretty Good Friends and iHeartPodcasts and is available on the iHeartRadio app and everywhere podcasts are heard. New episodes post every Tuesday. For more information visit www.parentingisajokepod.com.

Listen to the podcast on iHeartRadio App: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-parenting-is-a-joke-102629737/

About: Ophira Eisenberg is a standup comedian, writer and host. She has appeared multiple times on CBS’sThe Late Late Show, as well as on Comedy Central, This Week At The Comedy Cellar, Kevin Hart’s LOL Network, HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, Hulu’s Up Early Tonight, The Today Show, and featured at The New Yorker Festival. She hosted NPR’s national comedy trivia show Ask Me Another for 9 years, where she interviewed and played silly games with over 300 celebrities, including Sir Patrick Harris, Rosie Perez, Yo-Yo Ma, Chelsea Handler, Awkwafina, Roxanne Gay, Bob The Drag Queen, Nick Kroll, Matthew McConaughey and more. She is a regular host and teller on The Moth Radio Hour. Her stories are included in three of The Moth’s best-selling collections, including the most recent: How To Tell A Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling from The Moth. Ophira’s own comedic memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy, was optioned for a television series. Her comedy special Inside Joke is available on Amazon, and her new comedy album and special Plant-Based Jokes is available through 800 Pound Gorilla Records, and streaming on YouTube.

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 500 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

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