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Ep. 84: Best of TV

Get settled on the couch and grab some snacks: it’s another “Best Of” edition of Go Fact Yourself! As we all were stuck inside for most of the past year, TV was one of the only sources of entertainment that didn’t go away. We’ve collected some of our favorite contestants from the early episodes of …Read More

Ep. 83: Justin McElroy & Dr. Sydnee McElroy

Make sure to listen to our second pledge break for a very special announcement that could put YOU on an episode of GFY… It’s all about that classic trio of music, movies and medicine this week on our second #MaxFunDrive episode of Go Fact Yourself! Justin McElroy’s podcast career spans multiple shows including the hugely …Read More

Ep. 82: Dave Shumka & Laura House

Go Fact Yourself is joining forces with Politifact for the United Facts of America — a (virtual) festival of fact checking — May 10-13. To get 30% off tickets to the event and to see a special video edition of Go Fact Yourself, visit and enter the promo code “FACTS2021” at checkout. And… make …Read More

Ep. 81: Lewis Black & Helen Zaltzman

Sing a Broadway hit from your favorite local landmark and get ready for the newest episode of Go Fact Yourself! Lewis Black is famous for his brand of curmudgeonly comedy. He’s been a constant presence on “The Daily Show” since it was hosted by Craig Kilborn. But despite that tenure, people are still surprised to …Read More

Ep. 80: Heidi Gardner & Orlando Leyba

Grab a roundtrip ticket and go for the gold, it’s a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Heidi Gardner is a cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” known for her kooky characters and celebrity impressions. Now that she’s in her fourth season with the show, she’s experienced it all. That includes some celebrity encounters …Read More

Ep. 79: Jason Benetti & Liz Feldman

This episode is sponsored in part by Cancer Support Los Angeles and their fundraising comedy game show, “Funny On Purpose” — hosted by J. Keith! Featuring scheduled guests (and former GFY guests) Ophira Eisenberg, Laraine Newman, Mindy Sterling and more! Go to to watch the show on April 1! You’ve been served some out-of-the …Read More

Ep. 78: Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez

**J. Keith is running for office! If you live in Los Angeles, please check out the Progressive Slate he’s on for Mid City West Neighborhood Council at! Register for your ballot by March 9 and mail it in by March 16** Sing a song, watch a movie and let it go on this brand …Read More

Ep. 77: Yeardley Smith & Ryan Kalil

Head to Tosche station and make a stop at the royal palace, it’s a new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Yeardley Smith has been the voice of Lisa Simpson since 1989. Yeardley’s normal voice actually sounds very similar to the voice of her famous character, but she’ll explain the subtle ways that it’s changed over …Read More

Ep. 76: Cady Huffman & Jonah Ray

Check in with your doctor and take a seat in the makeup chair, it’s a new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Cady Huffman has been seen in TV shows like “The Good Wife” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” She’s also a Broadway star, perhaps best known as her role in the original cast of The Producers …Read More

Ep. 75: Alice Ripley & Lee Wilkof

Set the kettle to a full boil and put on a quality flick! It’s a new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Alice Ripley is a Tony Award-winning Broadway icon, whose trailblazing performances include Side Show and Next to Normal. She recently appeared in the one-woman show, The Pink Unicorn, which is being adapted into a …Read More