Go Fact Yourself

Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong bring together the smartest celebrities they know and make them look dumb...and then smart again! 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! If you're in the Los Angeles area and would like to be in the audience for a podcast taping, get your free ticket at gofactyourpod.com!


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episode 73: Ep. 71: Jim O’Heir & Dulcé Sloan

Do you hear the people sing? It’s another edition of Go Fact Yourself! Jim O’Heir of “Parks and Recreation” fame takes on Dulcé Sloan from “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” to answer questions about deep space voyages, international plays and the perfect Korean meal spread.



episode 72: Ep. 70: Michael Peña & Brie Peña

Perfect your stroke and dance in the Purple Rain, it’s time for Go Fact Yourself! Actor Michael Peña and screenwriter Brie Peña are our first married contestants and they’re ready to answer questions about birdies, a Tiger and a Prince.



episode 71: Ep. 69: Eliza Skinner & Josh Gondelman

Turn up your favorite song and raise a glass, it's time for more Go Fact Yourself! Comedians and TV producers Eliza Skinner and Josh Gondelman answer questions about life behind the scenes and classic shows on the stage and screen.


 2020-10-16  1h19m

episode 70: Ep. 68: Frank Conniff & Courtney Henggeler

Binge some classic television and brush up on your U.S. history, it’s time for another episode of Go Fact Yourself! Comedian and writer Frank Conniff takes on actor Courtney Henggeler to discuss trivia on books to read, shows to stream and presidential dreams.


 2020-10-02  1h17m

episode 69: Ep. 67: Wink Martindale & Arden Myrin

Out of the park and onto the stage, it’s a new Go Fact Yourself! Legendary broadcaster and game show host Wink Martindale goes up against actor and podcaster Arden Myrin to answer trivia about killer plants, bespectacled athletes and the law of desserts.


 2020-09-18  1h14m

episode 68: Ep. 66: Jade Catta-Preta & Dave Hill

Tune up your guitar and try to write one great song… It’s a new Go Fact Yourself! TV host Jade Catta-Preta takes on podcaster and musician Dave Hill`to answer questions about hit musicals, hit music and animals taking hits of sedatives.


 2020-09-04  1h11m

episode 67: Ep. 65: Nellie McKay & Grant-Lee Phillips

Grab some headphones and kick back on the couch -- or in the car-- for a special musical episode of Go Fact Yourself! Singer-songwriters Nellie McKay and Grant-Lee Phillips compete in trivia about the magic of music, the magic of movies and the magic of magic!


 2020-08-21  1h8m

episode 66: Ep. 64: Dan McCoy & Jo Firestone

It’s the final week of the Max Fun Drive! We’re going out with another contest between Max Fun podcasters: Dan McCoy from “The Flop House” takes on Jo Firestone from “Dr. Gameshow,” to discuss bro-y TV programs, showy rock stars and psycho killers!


 2020-08-06  1h27m

episode 65: Ep. 63: John Roderick & Moujan Zolfaghari

Happy Max Fun Drive! To celebrate, we’ve brought on a pair of Max Fun podcasters: John Roderick from “Friendly Fire” and Moujan Zolfaghari from “Mission to Zyxx.” We’ll have questions all about vulgarity, classic movie stars and classic moving cars!


 2020-07-24  1h23m

episode 64: RERUN: Grant Imahara & Maria Bamford

This week we’re revisiting an episode from October of 2018 that featured Grant Imahara, whose recent death shocked and saddened us. We’ll share some of our favorite memories of working with Grant, then present the entirety of his competition against comedian Maria Bamford.


 2020-07-17  1h6m