Ep. 105: Jeff Hiller & Krystina Arielle

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Go Fact Yourself returns to a live audience! Join us on Saturday June 18th at KPCC’s Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena. Tickets are free!

It’s a wickedly good morphin’ time on a brand new episode of Go Fact Yourself!

Jeff Hiller is an actor and comedian who’s latest work is on HBO’s “Somebody Somewhere.” He considers the role a special one; in addition to his character sharing a lot of his interests and personality traits, it’s the first time that he’s gotten to portray a person who’s likable! Plus we’ll learn more about his work with Shakespeare in the Park… and his cat’s instagram page.

Krystina Arielle made a name for herself by cosplaying as some of her favorite franchises like Star Wars and Star Trek. She knew eventually that her fandom would lead her to working in these universes as a professional– which she does now! You can hear her latest webseries about the Star Wars: The High Republic book series on StarWars.com.

Our guests will answer trivia about teenage superheroes and misunderstood villains.

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What’s the difference between an insect and a bug?

Areas of Expertise:

Jeff: The musical Wicked, the movie Soapdish, and public health response to HIV prevention in traditionally high risk groups, but only in the 80s and 90s.

Krystina: The TV show “One Tree Hill,” the film Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie, and the feud between Pumas and Adidas sneakers.

Appearing in this episode:

J. Keith van Straaten

Helen Hong

Jeff Hiller

Krystina Arielle

With guest experts:

Steve Cardenas, martial artist, musician and actor whose body of work includes playing the red Power Ranger in Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Movie.

Winnie Holzman and Stephen Schwartz, award-winning writers of the book, music, lyrics, and screenplay of the musical Wicked.

Go Fact Yourself was devised and is 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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