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 and some of her other obsessions that haven’t been a part of her work.. yet.
Jenny will take on actor/writer Jim Rash. Jim is a pretty accomplished guy. He’s known for his role as Dean Craig Pelton on NBC’s “Community.” He’s also won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film The Descendants. But in spite of his success, he’s still not above searching for some quality advice on Instagram… even if he has trouble following it. You can hear Jim now as the voice of Gyro Gearloose on the new version “DuckTales.”
This week’s trivia topics include moisturizing, basket weaving and cuddly critters.
This episode is sponsored by Fake Radio: America’s premier old-time-radio comedy troupe. To find out more about their show and how to attend their live performances, visit fakeradio.net/gofactyourself.
What’s the Difference: It puts the lotion in the basket
What’s the difference between lotion and ointment?
What’s the difference between rattan and wicker?
Areas of Expertise
Jenny Jaffe: 90’s Disney movies, anxiety disorders and phobias, and pandas
Jim Rash: Sid and Marty Krofft shows, The movie Clue, and giving advice to others that he doesn’t take.
Appearing in this episode:
With guest experts:
Jonathan Lynn, director of the film Clue.
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.
Theme Song by Jonathan Green.
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!
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