Ep. 152: Blair Socci & Alonso Duralde

Hey you guyyyyyyyys! It’s a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself!

In this episode…


Blair Socci is a comedian who got involved in the trade in an unusual way: She started out wanting to be a novelist and got a burst of inspiration… in the shower. Along the way she wrote for magazines, was a volleyball player and even learned how to make a great salmon. Blair’s debut special ”Live from the Big Dog” is available now.

Alonso Durlade is a prominent podcaster, hosting shows like ”Deck The Hallmark” about Hallmark Christmas movies and MaxFun’s movie podcast “Maximum Film!” He’ll tell us about why he’s always thinking about Christmas at least a little bit and some of the prizes he’s won on other game shows. Alonso’s newest book, Hollywood Pride: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Representation and Perseverance in Film, is available now.

Areas of Expertise:

Blair: Pizza, the healing ointment Aquaphor, and the actor Walton Goggins

Alonso: College radio music from 1984 to 1988, the TV show “The Electric Company,” and American Christmas after Coca-Cola’s invention of Santa Claus as we know him.

What’s the difference: Reinventing the Wheel

What’s the difference between inventing and innovating?

What’s the difference between a cog and a sprocket?


Frank Pinello: Host of “The Pizza Show” on Vice and the proprietor of Best Pizza in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Paul Dooley: Writer and actor with a decades-long career, including playing dads in Breaking Away and Sixteen Candles – and one of the creators of ”The Electric Company.”


J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong


Theme Song by Jonathan Green.

Maximum Fun’s Senior Producer is Laura Swisher.

Associate Producer and Editor is Julian Burrell.

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