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Parenting is a Joke
You know when you talk to your friends about your childhood and end it by saying, "But look at us, we're fine!" Here's my question: Are we fine? Because we're sitting here doused in CBD oil under a weighted blanket recording a podcast called Parenting is a Joke. Each week, host and standup Ophira Eisenberg talks to a different comedian about their career and their kids. Conversations tackle the tooth fairy, eating sticks, summer camp anxiety, the hidden horrors of childbirth, and the obvious horrors of our own childhoods. We celebrate the absurdity of shuffling a career with raising a...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 204 ratings
This show is the conversation you have about parenting with your best friends if your best friends were completely honest and hilarious, and not always thinking about how to make themselves look like perfect parents. It also introduces you to comedians who are very seasoned and sometimes...Read full review »
Susie the stupid via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/26/24
First time listener & loved the Tom Papa interview! Mom of 3 y/o & have been considering trying TM & going to do it now. Looking forward to more!
formerjerseygirl via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/25/24
Love this!
Glad to learn what I am doing right and that I’m not alone when I am doing the wrong thing. So funny!
BLR8364 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/23/24
Recent Episodes
Ophira chats with Liz Tenety, journalist and founder of the website and community Motherly.  Liz tells us why she might not call back the school nurse, and how her parenting has changed as her number of children increased. See for privacy information.
Published 06/11/24
This week Ophira revisits her conversation with Economist Emily Oster who reveals her obsession with sleep and the very unique pets in her household.  Emily has a new book coming out, "The Unexpected" about complications in pregnancy.  See for privacy information.
Published 06/04/24
Published 06/04/24
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