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Ep. 91: John Fugelsang & Thao Nguyen

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We’re getting the band back together and playing the hits on a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself!

Kitty Felde fills in for Helen Hong as our special guest host for this week! She was previously a guest on episode 51.

John Fugelsang can be heard every weekday on SiriusXM radio as the host of the show “Tell me Everything with John Fugelsang.” He’s interviewed tons of guests from different industries for years. So what’s the secret to having great conversations with people? It all comes down to practice — and learning how to find someone’s geek zone.

Thao Nguyen is a songwriter, whose newest album “Temple” is out now. It was actually inspired by something that was truly special to her: her first trip to Vietnam with her mom. She’ll tell us about why the journey was so meaningful — plus, how her onstage performance helps with her road rage issues.

Our guests will answer trivia questions about sobs, jobs, and Bobs!

What’s the Difference: Life and Death

What’s the difference between an autobiography and a memoir?

What’s the difference between grieving and mourning?

Areas of Expertise:

Thao: The author Toni Morrison, Making vegan Phở, and 1990’s “Entertainment Tonight”

John: The Godfather films, The Beatles after their breakup, and Jesus.

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Kitty Felde

John Fugelsang

John Fugelsang

Thao Nguyen

Thao Nguyen

With guest experts:

Laurence Juber

Laurence Juber

Laurence Juber, multiple Grammy-winning composer and musician, who worked with several Beatles.

Bob Goen, television personality whose storied career includes hosting several game shows,  pageants, and “Entertainment Tonight.”

Go Fact Yourself was devised and produced by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, in collaboration with Maximum Fun.

Theme Song by Jonathan Green.

Maximum Fun’s Senior Producer is Laura Swisher.

Associate Producer and Editor is Julian Burrell.

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