Heidi Gardner is a cast member of “Saturday Night Live,” known for her kooky characters and celebrity impressions. Now that she’s in her fourth season with the show, she’s experienced it all. That includes some celebrity encounters with people she’s imitated on TV.
Orlando Leyba is a stand up comedian. Between his appearances on “The Tonight Show” and his new special “Adorable,” he has one goal with his comedy: to radiate joy. He’ll tell us about how that mission has led him through a fun career path…and some bizarre encounters with fans. “Adorable” is streaming now on HBO Max.
Our guests will answer trivia questions about ice skating, flight taking and code breaking!
What’s the difference: Code of Conduct
What’s the difference between a cipher and a code?
What’s the difference between a train engineer and a train conductor?
Areas of Expertise:
Heidi Gardner: Figure skating, the 1992 Olympic “Dream Team” and the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles.
Orlando: Airline travel hacks, the TV show “Fixer Upper” and how to make fluffy eggs.
Appearing in this episode:
With guest experts:
Gary Leff, author of the popular travel blog “View from the Wing” and co-founder of insideflyer.com.
Tara Lipinski, member of the U.S. figure skating Hall of Fame who won the gold medal at the 1998 Olympics.
Go Fact Yourself was devised and produced by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, in collaboration with Maximum Fun.
Theme Song by Jonathan Green.
Maximum Fun’s Senior Producer is Laura Swisher.
Associate Producer and Editor is Julian Burrell.
Mask-wearing and vaccine-getting by YOU.
In this episode...
- Heidi Gardner
- Orlando Leyba
- Gary Leff
- Tara Lipinski
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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