Note: due to technical difficulties, J. Keith’s audio sounds worse than usual. We’ve taken steps to ensure this doesn’t happen again.
Grab your Batmobiles and thingamabobs, it’s a new episode of Go Fact Yourself!
Nina West is a drag performer who won Miss Congeniality on the TV’s “Rupaul’s Drag Race.” Since then, she’s focused on making kindness her brand — especially since she’s got such a massive audience of kids watching her work. Nina’s also taking part in a national tour of the musical Hairspray later this year.
Brandon Collins is a film critic, comedian and podcaster. You can hear his reviews on the podcast “Medium Popcorn,” where his critique eventually got the show recognized by rogerebert.com and Rotten Tomatoes. Brandon also hosts the podcast “Drunk Black History” where he showcases under-discussed black historical figures — and if you support the show on Patreon, he’ll even arrange for a certain celebrity to call and say thanks.
Our guests will answer questions about heroes from Disney, comic books and history!
What’s the Difference: Car Sick!
What’s the difference between the purpose of shocks and struts?
What’s the difference between a sign and a symptom when referring to illness?
Areas of Expertise:
Nina: 1990s Disney Animated Movies, The musical Wicked, and Columbus, Ohio.
Brandon: The movie The Dark Knight, Why Scream is the best horror film ever, and Googling
Appearing in this episode:
With guest experts:
Eric Roberts, multiple Golden Globe and Oscar-nominated actor.
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.
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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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