Ep. 63: John Roderick & Moujan Zolfaghari

Episode 63

24th July 2020

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Episode notes

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 a pair of Max Fun podcasters.

John Roderick hosts the show “Friendly Fire.” It started out as a way to make fun of war movies; But the show has since evolved into a look at culture and humanity through film… while still finding a way to make fun of war movies. John’s new album with his band, The Western State Hurricanes. is entitled Through with Love.

Moujan Zolfaghari is one of the co-creators and voices on the improv comedy sci-fi show “Mission to Zyxx.” If you’ve never heard the show before, it’s got all the hilarious jokes from a good improv class combined with the professional sound design and cohesive story of a radio drama. Plus, she gets to play the voice of an actual spaceship!

What’s the difference: That’s so dirty

What’s the difference between obscenity and profanity?

What’s the difference between dirt and ]soil?

Areas of Expertise

John Roderick: Muscle cars, The GMC RV, the Judas Priest albums British Steel and Screaming for Vengeance.

Moujan Zolfaghari: Celebrity relationships and divorces, Farsi phrases and the movie Gremlins

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong

John Roderick

Moujan Zolfaghari

With guest experts:

Vinny Costa, editor of Street Muscle Magazine.

Joe Dante, director of hit films, including Gremlins and its sequel.

Go Fact Yourself was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show is recorded within multiple homes at a safe social distance.

Theme Song by Jonathan Green

Maximum Fun’s Senior Producer is Laura Swisher

The show is edited by Julian Burrell.

Mask-wearing by YOU.

In this episode...

Guests

  • John Roderick
  • Moujan Zoulfaghari
  • Vinny Costa
  • Joe Dante

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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