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At Out by 10, the point Ophira Eisenberg always makes is funny.

Ophira Eisenberg


Ophira Eisenberg, NPR host, performs at Out by 0.Ophira Eisenberg is a regular at Out by 10 because everybody loves her– don’t you?

She wowed the audience when she performed at Out by 10 October 9, 2015 — when she was in her final weeks of pregnancy — and again February 12, 2016, just three months after son Luca was born. She’s coming back Sept. 9th, 2016.

Ophira is a Canadian comedian, writer, and actress, from CalgaryCanada.[1] Eisenberg now lives in New York City.

Ophira Eisenberg, NPR host, was pregnant at her last Out by 10 performance.She is the host of the weekly NPR and WNYC trivia, puzzle, and game show Ask Me Another.[2] with the “one-man house band” Jonathan Coulton.

Eisenberg appeared on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, where she was called over after her set to the desk for a chat.[3]

She also appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and Fresh Faces of Comedy, as well as VH-1‘s Best Week Ever[4] and All Access, the E! Channel, the Oxygen Network, the Discovery ChannelTV Guide Channel‘s Standup in Stilettos, and the AXS Network.

Eisenberg performs regularly in New York City.[1][5] She frequently hosts and tours with The Moth,[1] a storytelling show, and is featured on one of their Audience Favorites CDs.

She was featured in the New York Timess “Telling Tales With a Tear and a Smile,”[6] New York magazine’s “Ten New Comedians That Funny People Find Funny”,[7] New York Post’s “The 50 Best Bits That Crack Up Pro Comics”,[8] selected by Backstage magazine as one of “10 Standout Stand Ups Worth Watching” in their Spotlight on Comedy Issue, and hailed as a “Highly Recommended Favorite” by Time Out New York magazine. She was a MAC Awards (Manhattan Association of Clubs and Cabarets) Finalist for Best Female Comic.[9]

On January 28, 2015 Eisenberg appeared on Ken Reid‘s TV Guidance Counselor Podcast.


At Out by 10, Ophira Eisenberg shows her book cover.

Her debut memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy (Seal Press, ISBN 1580054390) was released 2 April 2013. She has also been featured in a number of anthologies including, I Killed: True Stories of the Road from America’s Top Comics (ISBN 030738229X) alongside that of Jerry SeinfeldChris RockDennis Miller and Joan Rivers; in Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped, and Canceled,; and the Heeb Magazine’s 2010 book Sex, Drugs and Gefilte Fish.


Her acting credits include The Overlookers (winner of Best Picture at the Canadian Film Festival and Best Feature Film at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival), Showtime’s Queer as Folk and CBS’s The Guardian. She was also in the original Toronto Fringe production of The Drowsy Chaperone in 1999,[10] which went on to become a Tony Award winning Broadway show.


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