Ep. 71: Ben Feldman & Lauren Ash

Can we get a price check on podcasts? It’s a new episode of Go Fact Yourself — featuring stars from the hit NBC sitcom “Superstore”!

Ben Feldman is an actor known for playing quirky and lovable characters on shows like “Mad Men” and “Drop Dead Diva.” But he’ll tell us about one role that allowed him to showcase his talent of portraying a jerk… and Helen Hong was there to see it in person! Ben is in the upcoming series “Monsters at Work” on Disney+.

Ben’s opponent is renowned comedian and actor Lauren Ash. Like Ben, she also stars in “Superstore.” She’ll tell us about how the show has helped her navigate uncharted waters, including life in a pandemic and stan twitter. Lauren also hosts the podcast “True Crime and Cocktails

This week, our contestants will answer questions about the joy of competition and the magic of true love.

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Areas of Expertise

Ben Feldman: The play and move Glengarry Glen Ross, 1990’s Alt-Rock, Los Angeles sandwiches.

Lauren Ash: The TV show “The X-Files,” The TV show “90-Day Fiance” and the 1992-93 Toronto Blue Jays baseball team.

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong

Ben Feldman
Ben Feldman

Ben Feldman

Lauren Ash
Lauren Ash

Lauren Ash

With guest experts:

David and Annie Toborowski
Annie Toborowski and David Toborowski

David and Annie Toborowsky, couple featured on the TLC series “90 Day Fiance” and stars of “Spice It Up” on Facebook Watch.  (“90 Day Fiancé” currently airs Sunday nights on TLC and new 90 Day spinoffs will be on the new streaming platform Discovery+, launching January 4th).  

Joe Montagne
Joe Montagne

Joe Mantegna, Tony Award-winning actor who performed in the original cast of Glengarry Glen Ross.

Go Fact Yourself was devised and produced by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show is recorded from multiple homes at a safe social distance.

Theme Song by Jonathan Green

Maximum Fun’s Senior Producer is Laura Swisher

Associate Producer and Editor is Julian Burrell.

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