Ep. 96: Kevin Allison & Parker Molloy

Episode 96

7th January 2022

Vote YES for a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself! Kevin Allison is best known as creator and host of the podcast “RISK!” The show is all about encouraging people to tell stories that they never thought they’d share in public. He’ll tell us why people want to share some of their biggest secrets […]

Episode notes

Vote YES for a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself!

Kevin Allison is best known as creator and host of the podcast “RISK!” The show is all about encouraging people to tell stories that they never thought they’d share in public. He’ll tell us why people want to share some of their biggest secrets – and how more than one person’s secret involves cannibalism.

Parker Molloy is a writer, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast and more. But she’s also been described as “Everyone’s first Twitter follow.” She’ll tell us where that moniker came from and explain why she has so much love for her life in Chicago.

Our guests will answer questions about princes, new girls and boxers.

What’s the Difference: All Wet

What’s the difference between a liquid and a fluid?

What’s the difference between a submarine and a submersible?

Areas of Expertise:

Kevin: The Tao Te Ching, ADHD, and Prince’s House Party Playlist.

Parker: Musicians on the Saddle Creek Records label, Chicago Cubs baseball from 1991-2021, and U.S. Senate 2000-2021.

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong

Kevin Allison

Parker Molloy

With guest experts:

Dave Finkel, executive producer and show-runner of the TV show “New Girl.”

Steve Welch, editor of the Prince episode of “New Girl.”

Senator Barbara Boxer, representing California in the United States Senate from 1993 to 2017.

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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In this episode...

Guests

  • Kevin Allison
  • Parker Molloy
  • Dave Finkel
  • Steve Welch
  • Senator Barbara Boxer

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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