Ep. 85: Colt Cabana & Sukanya Krishnan

Episode 85

4th June 2021

Off the top rope for the three count fall, it’s the reigning defending champion of trivia: Go Fact Yourself! Colt Cabana is a professional wrestler who appears every week on All Elite Wrestling on TNT. Wrestling is a little different in the middle of a pandemic; but even though he can’t be in front of […]

Episode notes

Off the top rope for the three count fall, it’s the reigning defending champion of trivia: Go Fact Yourself!

Colt Cabana is a professional wrestler who appears every week on All Elite Wrestling on TNT. Wrestling is a little different in the middle of a pandemic; but even though he can’t be in front of a crowd much, he’s found other ways to keep his audience engaged. He’ll tell us all about that and why his mother thinks of him as the “Hebrew Hunk” of wrestling.

Colt takes on a fellow TV personality: Emmy-winning TV host Sukanya Krishnan. Her first day on a job was covering one of the most significant events of the last 20 years: the 9/11 terrorist attacks. But not all of her work is so serious: one of her latest projects is being the host of game show “90 Day Fiance: Love Games” on Discovery Plus — a show J. Keith wrote!

Our guests will also talk about ‘80s hits (music and movies) and winning gold (championships and Grammys).

What’s the Difference: Weather or Not

What’s the difference between weathering and erosion?

What’s the difference between fog and haze?

Areas of Expertise:

Colt: The 1989 Chicago Cubs, First Amendment audits and the movie Over The Top.

Sukanya: 1970s and 1980s TV sitcom themes, Whitney Houston trivia and Spanish slang

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong

Colt Cabana

Colt Cabana

Colt Cabana

Sukanya Krishnan

Sukanya Krishnan

Sukanya Krishnan

With guest experts:

Steve Dorff

Steve Dorff

Steve Dorff, member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame who had #1 hit tracks across four decades.

David Mendenhall

David Mendenhall

David Mendenhall, award-winning actor, producer and entertainment attorney with over 50 film credits — including Over the Top.

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.

Vaccine-getting by YOU.

In this episode...

Guests

  • Colt Caban
  • Sukanya Krishnan
  • Steve Dorff
  • David Mendenhall

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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