Go Fact Yourself

Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong quiz the smartest celebrities they know to find out why they love what they love! Recorded before a live audience in downtown Los Angeles, this game show features comedians, actors, and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don't worry; if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 143 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 16 hours 8 minutes


episode 127: Ep. 127: Mike Pesca & Ellen Acuario

Prepare to be properly whelmed by a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Comedian Ellen Acuario faces off against journalist Mike Pesca to answer trivia about the many things we love about film.



episode 126: Ep. 126: Cenk Uygur & Niccole Thurman

Learn the ropes and brush up on your facts for this new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Journalist Cenk Uygur and actor Nicole Thurman answer trivia about cows and snakes in the oddest of places.



episode 125: Ep. 125: A.C. Newman & Sukh Ojla

Eat a tablet, pray for great music, and prepare to love this brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Comedian Sukh Ojla and musician A.C. Newman compete to answer trivia about companionship through music and books.


 2023-04-21  1h6m

episode 124: Ep. 124: Bruce Vilanch & Josefina López

Sing a song and survive at sea – it’s a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Comedy writer Bruce Vilanch and playwright Josefina López compete to answer trivia about squares, shipwrecks, and Saigon.


 2023-04-07  1h10m

Ep. 123.5: Twitter Spaces Live Chat

We’re entering the finale of the #MaxFunDrive! To celebrate, J. Keith and Helen take to Twitter Spaces for a live conversation with listeners about why membership is so important and what goes into making an episode of Go Fact Yourself.


 2023-03-31  1h1m

episode 123: Ep. 123: Listener Tournament Finals: Lyn Fortman & Patrick Parker

It’s a beautiful day in the #MaxFunDrive! Get ready for the final chapter of our first-ever Go Fact Yourself Listener Tournament! Two of our listeners – Patrick Parker and Lyn Fortman – become guests on the show, playing trivia games for better or for worse!


 2023-03-28  1h33m

Ep. 122.5: J. Keith & Sarah Talk #MaxFunDrive Perks – and a Special Announcement!

We’ve got some new information on gifts and stretch goals for the #MaxFunDrive!


 2023-03-24  8m

episode 123: Ep. 122: Griffin and Rachel McElroy

Welcome to the podcast, b****! It’s a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself! In a special network crossover for the #MaxFunDrive, Griffin and Rachel McElroy- the hosts of the “Wonderful!” podcast and part of the McElroy family of shows- compete to answer trivia about TV shows featuring teenagers and time travel.


 2023-03-21  1h30m

Ep. 121.75: jarrett hill & Brea Grant BOCO Preview

MaxFun Members rejoice! Soon you’ll hear an exclusive MaxFun crossover episode of Go Fact Yourself that features jarrett hill from “FANTI” and Brea Grant from “Reading Glasses.”


 2023-03-17  13m

Ep. 121.5: Helen’s Las Vegas Warmup … and Some Announcements!

This mini episode of Go Fact Yourself features stand-up comedy from Helen Hong and information on the upcoming MaxFunDrive.


 2023-03-03  6m