Ep. 71: Jim O’Heir & Dulcé Sloan

Episode 70

20th November 2020

Do you hear the people sing? It’s another edition of Go Fact Yourself! Jim O’Heir is best known for his role as Jerry/Larry/Terry/Garry on NBC’s beloved comedy “Parks & Recreation.” But despite the show’s monstrous fanbase, he says that he still hears people confuse it with another beloved NBC comedy. You can probably guess which […]

Episode notes

Do you hear the people sing? It’s another edition of Go Fact Yourself!

Jim O’Heir is best known for his role as Jerry/Larry/Terry/Garry on NBC’s beloved comedy “Parks & Recreation.” But despite the show’s monstrous fanbase, he says that he still hears people confuse it with another beloved NBC comedy. You can probably guess which one. He’ll tell us all about his career and why he was so shocked when he won his first Emmy award.

Dulcé Sloan is a frequent correspondent on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.” What’s one of her most memorable things about working on the show? It’s gotta be the costumes — she’s dressed up as everything from a Christmas Tree to God with an afro. Plus, she’ll tell us about how she feels right at home with Korean culture, from the history to the TV to the food.

Guests answer questions about (and shed some tears for) deep space voyages, international plays and the perfect Korean meal spread.

What’s the difference: Trust but Verify

What’s the difference between “distrust” and “mistrust”?

What’s the difference between “verify” and “confirm”?

Areas of Expertise

Jim O’Heir: The 2020 U.S. election, The musical Les Miserable, The TV show “Mama’s Family.”

Dulcé Sloan: The TV show “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” the TV show “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and historical Korean dramas.

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong

Jim O’Heir

Dulcé Sloan

With guest experts:

Judy Kuhn, multiple Tony, Olivier and Grammy-nominated Broadway actor. 

Nana Visitor, actor best known for her roles in the TV shows “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” and “Wildfire”

Go Fact Yourself was devised and produced by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, 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

Associate Producer and Editor is Julian Burrell.

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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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