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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:
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.
About the show
Twice a month, host J. Keith van Straaten and co-host Helen Hong quiz the smartest celebrities they know to find out why they love what they love! 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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