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Published podcast episodes of the show.

Ep. 64: Dan McCoy & Jo Firestone

If you’d like to support this show, go to Maximumfun.org/join to become a Max Fun Member for as little as $5 a month! You’ll help keep this show going and be eligible for tons of great bonus gifts, including special bonus episodes of Go Fact Yourself. It’s the final week of the Max Fun Drive! …Read More

Ep. 63: John Roderick & Moujan Zolfaghari

If you’d like to support this show, go to Maximumfun.org/join to become a Max Fun Member for as little as $5 a month! You’ll help keep this show going and be eligible for tons of great bonus gifts, including special bonus episodes of Go Fact Yourself. Happy Max Fun Drive! To celebrate we’ve brought on …Read More

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. J. Keith & Helen share some memories of Grant and how helpful he was for the show in its early days. Then you’ll hear the entirety of his competition against comedian Maria Bamford. What’s …Read More

Ep. 62: Ann Magnuson & Hal Lublin

From the mightiest of heroes to the worst of villains, it’s another LIVE edition of Go Fact Yourself! This time with special guest co-host Allie Goertz! Ann Magnuson is a legendary performance artist, musician and actor. Her movie resume includes Cabin Boy and The Hunger. She’s also recently gained attention for her recent role in …Read More

Ep. 61: Rachel Bloom & Tommy Davidson

Sing a little song and wish upon a star, it’s another socially-distant competition edition of Go Fact Yourself! Rachel Bloom is best known as co-creator and star of The CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” which just ended last year. As a show with 157 original songs, she knows a little something about musicals. She’ll tell us more …Read More

Ep. 60: Best of Music

Strike up the band! It’s another Best-Of edition of Go Fact Yourself! We’ve gone all the way back to our very first episode to find some of the best segments with guests who chose something in the world of music as their area of expertise. Guests like Alonzo Bodden, Lennon Parham, Emily Heller and more …Read More

Ep. 59: Jonathan Coulton & Ophira Eisenberg

This episode of Go Fact Yourself previously streamed live on video, in partnership with NPR station KPCC and LAist! You can watch the entire unedited episode here! Jonathan Coulton (a.k.a. “JoCo”) is folk/comedy musician who has a lot of experience in the world of trivia: he’s been the in-house musician for the NPR program Ask …Read More

Ep. 58: Walter Koenig & Danielle Koenig

Go Fact Yourself is streaming a LIVE edition of the show — with video! It happens Tuesday, May 5th at 5 PM Pacific. To find out more and to RSVP for free, go to KPCC’s events page. It’s the first-ever father-daughter edition of Go Fact Yourself!  Walter Koenig is a pop culture and science fiction …Read More

Ep. 57: Jordan Morris

It’s another quarantine and redemption edition of Go Fact Yourself! Jordan Morris was on episode 24 of the show where he was quizzed on his love of the La Brea Tar Pits. Even though he aced his area of expertise, he came up just short of victory.  We’re giving him another shot at proving his …Read More

Ep. 56: Best of Baseball

The 2020 MLB season is in question, but we’re happy to celebrate baseball on Go Fact Yourself! There have been a lot of contestants who have chosen baseball as their areas of expertise; we’ve quizzed folks like comedy legend Fred Willard, voice actor Phil Lamarr and Maximum Fun founder Jesse Thorn — and more! We …Read More