Turn up your favorite song and raise a glass, it’s time for more Go Fact Yourself!
Eliza Skinner is known for her comedy and musical improvisation, but she’s also got a TV show out now on Disney+! “Earth To Ned” is a talk show with a cast made up entirely of puppets from the Jim Henson company. She’ll explain why, despite all the aliens and spaceships, it’s still a lot like its contemporaries… just with more coordination to make the host talk. Eliza Skinner’s debut comedy album, “Regarding My Lovers,” is available now.
Eliza’s opponent is her friend and fellow TV producer Josh Gondelman. He works behind the scenes on the show, “Desus and Mero,” which has gone through some creative changes since the quarantine started. He’ll explain. Plus, he’ll tell us all about his discovery that a good pep talk can make all the difference in a rough situation (even when that situation is 2020).
Our contestants will answer questions about life behind the scenes and classic shows on the stage and screen
What’s the difference: God complex
What’s the difference between the gospel and the scripture?
What’s the difference between “complex” and “complicated”?
Areas of Expertise
Eliza Skinner: Stephen Sondeim, the Jamestown colony and Beanie Babies
Josh Gondelman: The NBA bubble in Florida, the first seven seasons of the TV show “Cheers” and celebrities from Massachusetts.
Appearing in this episode:
With guest experts:
Michel Cerveris, actor, singer and guitarist who’s won two Tony Awards.
Go Fact Yourself was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show is recorded from 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!
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!
How to listen
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