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Ep. 48: Jenny Jaffe & Jim Rash

Mysteries will be solved and species saved on this episode of Go Fact Yourself! Jenny Jaffe is a comedy writer who grew up with an obsession for 90’s Nickelodeon animated shows. Her career has now come full circle: she’s landed a gig to writing for the upcoming version of “Rugrats!” She’ll tell us about that …Read More

Ep. 47: Adam Conover & Jill-Michele Melean

This week on Go Fact Yourself, it’s not just a game of trivia: it’s a game of hardcore roller derby AND a game of Super Mario! You probably know Adam Conover from his TruTV show, “Adam Ruins Everything,” where he uncovers the complicated, and often problematic, backstories behind topics like voting, football, Hawaii and more. …Read More

Ep. 46: Quinn Cummings & Greg Behrendt

Whether you’re in the mood to surf some waves or binge some TV, this episode of Go Fact Yourself is for you! As an actor, Quinn Cummings saw success at an early age. She was nominated for an Oscar for her role in the film The Goodbye Girl. It was a great experience, but one …Read More

Ep. 45: Peter Sagal & Rebecca Makkai

It’s an encore of Go Fact Yourself in Chicago, now more delicious and savory than ever! Peter Sagal is the host of the NPR program “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” But his experience with trivia shows goes all the way back to when he was a contestant on “Jeopardy”… and quickly found himself in the …Read More

Ep. 44: Bill Kurtis & Sarah Spain

It’s the first episode of Go Fact Yourself from Chicago! Two-time Peabody Award winner Bill Kurtis is a news anchor with one of the most famous voices in television and radio. You may have heard him as the scorekeeper for the program “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!”, but he’s also known for his narration in …Read More

Ep. 43: Jena Friedman & Jack O’Brien

This episode of Go Fact Yourself features quick wits and facts about hit flicks! Jena Friedman is a comedian and longtime contributor to television, perhaps her best known work was as a producer on “The Daily Show.” She’ll talk about how she was so dedicated to her work on the show that she was willing …Read More

Ep. 42: Jim Beaver & Erica Rhodes

Son heure pour un nouvel épisode de Go Fact Yourself*! (In case your French is a little rusty: It’s time for a new episode of Go Fact Yourself!) Jim Beaver is an actor who’s known for his roles in TV shows like, “Breaking Bad,” and, “Justified,” where he’s earned a reputation as a “tough guy”-type …Read More

Ep. 41: Jamie Kennedy & Melissa McQueen

Go Fact Yourself is coming to Chicago! Join us on August 9 & 10 at Sleeping Village. Visit for tickets and details. Our patented mind-control techniques compel you to hear this episode of Go Fact Yourself! Jamie Kennedy is a comedian and actor. He’s spent most of his life working in film and television …Read More

Ep. 40: Anthony Rapp & Jessica McKenna

Go Fact Yourself is coming to Chicago! Join us on August 9 & 10 at Sleeping Village. Visit for tickets and details. Cristela Alonzo is a comedian and former guest on Go Fact Yourself. This week, she’s stepping in as the co-host! Her new book “Music to My Years” will be out in October. …Read More

Contestants Dwayne Perkins, left, and Gaby Dunn, right. Dwayne is wearing a burgundy shirt, Gabby has glasses and a fatigue jacket.

Ep. 39: Dwayne Perkins & Gaby Dunn

It’s Go Fact Yourself…. IN SPAAAAACE! Or at least with a lot of discussion about space, plus tons of comedy and trivia! Gaby Dunn is the author of the book Bad With Money and the host of the podcast of the same name. That makes her something of an authority on personal finance. And her …Read More