Iliza Shlesinger

Iliza Shlesinger is an award-winning comedian, actor, writer, producer and author, selling out theaters around the globe with a devoted fan base who are known for creating their own Iliza-inspired swag to wear to her shows. She hosts the Earwolf podcast, Ask Iliza Anything.


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Ask Iliza Anything

with Iliza Shlesinger

Everyone deserves that best friend who delivers blunt advice with impunity. Comedian, writer, and actor Iliza Shlesinger is that friend. She has built a cult-like following of listeners seeking her hilarious take on their problems. Every week, people submit their burning questions to the show, with topics ranging from bad coworkers, psychotic bridesmaids, and a mother-in-law who won’t move out to faking an accent and diarrhea etiquette. Iliza’s answers range from wise and heart-felt to rage-fueled and off-the-wall. She enjoys nothing more than giving incisive life advice to total strangers, sometimes with a celebrity guest in tow. It’s always entertaining, so go ahead: Ask Iliza Anything.

Guest Appearances

January 6, 2023

Stand-up comedian Iliza Shlesinger joins Jameela this week to discuss motherhood and raising a daughter her own way, where Iliza’s confidence comes from and how she keeps jealousy from getting her down, how women are pitted against each other by society, how feminism doesn’t mean loving every woman, what we lose by labelling people, and more. 

February 4, 2015

Howard and Kulap welcome to the show Iliza Shlesinger, who helps describe life on a cruise, the importance of working out, and why the Irish can’t be in the sun. Then, in a special “Ultimate EDM Chart” Howard explains what the perfect tune would be for those times when you’re in a dressing room, doing a fitting, designing a costume for Sam Smith. Also, during the movie chart, Iliza helps explain what kind of guy every woman is secretly hoping for, mostly one that isn’t trying kill your whole family. Additionally, Iliza helps the crew assess the business profiles of each of the Shark Tank judges, as well as why the audition process for American Idol is still worth watching. Lastly, Iliza fields questions from Chartists, wherein, she inadvertently defends Howard’s month long defense of the ocean.

October 28, 2014

The guys begin with another installment of The Right Stuff, where they explain the four types of conflict in detail. Then ILIZA SHLESINGER appears to talk funny business cards, explore a career in ventriloquy, and answer Popcorn Gallery questions about being a Jewish comedian and her ten catchphrases.