Fans of comedy, cars and Howard Stern rejoice: This episode of Go Fact Yourself is sure to delight!
Shawn Pelofsky is a comedian whose special “Stretch It Out” is available now. She’s ready to be quizzed about her favorite things; But she’s also excited to share a personal experience with one of her greatest loves: Bette Midler.
Shawn goes up against comedian Greg Fitzsimmons, who you can hear hosting two podcasts: “Ftizdog Radio” and “Childish.” He tells us about why his brief time as an athletic swimmer helped his future career in the entertainment industry.
The show touches on everything from cool janitors to chemistry to presidential prank calls.
What’s the difference: Silent “E”
What’s the difference between silicon and silicone?
What’s the difference between whisky and whiskey?
Areas of Expertise
Greg Ftizsimmons: Classic Mustangs, President John F. Kennedy and antidepressants.
Shawn Pelofsky: Howard Stern, the TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” and gay culture.
Appearing in this episode:
With guest experts:
Leslie Kendall, chief historian of the Petersen Automotive Museum.
This episode is sponsored by CA Trusts.
Go Fact Yourself was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show was recorded at The Angel City Brewery in Los Angeles.
About the show
Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong bring together the smartest celebrities they know and make them look dumb… and then smart again! Recorded before a live audience in downtown Los Angeles, this game show features comedians, actors, and musicians answering arcane questions on topics they claim to be experts in. But don’t worry; if they slip up, there are real experts on hand to give us the facts!
If you’re in the Los Angeles area and would like to be in the audience for a podcast taping, get your free ticket at http://www.gofactyourpod.com!
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