Nov 15, 2019
Mysteries will be solved and species saved on this episode of Go Fact Yourself!
Jenny Jaffe is a comedy writer who grew up with an obsession for 90’s Nickelodeon animated shows. Her career has now come full circle: she’s landed a gig to writing for the upcoming version of "Rugrats!" She’ll tell us about that and some of her other obsessions that haven’t been a part of her work.. yet.
Jenny will take on actor/writer Jim Rash. Jim is a pretty accomplished guy. He’s known for his role as Dean Craig Pelton on NBC’s "Community." He’s also won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film The Descendants. But in spite of his success, he’s still not above searching for some quality advice on Instagram… even if he has trouble following it. You can hear Jim now as the voice of Gyro Gearloose on the new version "DuckTales."
This week’s trivia topics include moisturizing, basket weaving and cuddly critters.
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What’s the Difference: It puts the lotion in the basket
What’s the difference between lotion and ointment?
What’s the difference between rattan and wicker?
Areas of Expertise
Jenny Jaffe: 90’s Disney movies, anxiety disorders and phobias, and pandas
Jim Rash: Sid and Marty Krofft shows, The movie Clue, and giving advice to others that he doesn’t take.
Appearing in this episode:
With guest experts:
Dr. David Kersey, professor of veterinary sciences and giant panda reproduction expert.
Jonathan Lynn, director of the film Clue.
Go Fact Yourself was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show was recorded at the The Angel City Brewery in Los Angeles.
Theme Song by Jonathan Green.