30Q – Howling at the moon with Helen Hong

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In studio notes by Garon Cockrell
Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher



00 – Hello! Welcome! 30Q!  Sneaky Q! Coming up on the back half of the season already.

Eliot’s Owlin’ checking his cameras!

It WAS darker apparently.

Who is on the new How To Survive!? It’s Jimmy!!

5 – Talking headphones!

In Ear Monitors blocking the audience sound. Eliot talks about his experience.

Making mix tapes!

We’re done!

We talk and hear a little Kentucky Rain by Elvis Presley.

15 – I come back to CD/Cassette talk!

Jimmy talks about his capitol records gig.

20 – Jimmy gives Eliot a lesson in not saying everything that comes into his head.

Jimmy went to a new doctor and discovered it was on the same floor as one of our sponsors! Cuts Clothing.

25 – Jimmy brings some shirts for Matt!

New outfit model time!

Talking Lea Michelle and Spring Awakening.

Talking musicals: Six

35 – We hear a little GRL – Ugly Heart


Watch the Tony’s!

Billy Crystal’s show on Broadway – https://mrsaturdaynightonbroadway.com/

Jason Robert Brown –


More fashion show!

We’ll be back!

45 – We’re back!

Welcome back!

Helen Hong is here! Check out her comedy special “Well Hong” on Amazon, Apple, etc.

Talking Go Fact Yourself guests and Helen’s experience huffing whip cream.

This studio is a memory void.

Helen talks about thinking about mooning Depeche Mode. Helen remembers THAT story, which isn’t an actual story.

50 – Tom Chong!

Helen talks about 100% wanting to do drugs with Tommy Chong.

Who would smoke with Tommy?

Or Murder with OJ?

55 – Matt talks about the George Carlin documentary.

Sir Patrick Stewart was another of Helen’s early crushes.

Helen talks about doing a show with Patrick Stewart: Blunt Talk

Helen had a baby during the pandemic?! Or wait, her sister/roommate had a kid so Helen is co-raising Baby Hong.

60 – Jimmy compares Helen to Hazel, which she doesn’t get and Jimmy has to explain. She then says she’s like Alice. Jimmy considers hat a pedestrian reference.

1h5m – Talking religious history. Helen went to Catholic school but not church because they weren’t catholic.

Helen talks about the mean old lady nuns.

Helen and her sister watch TV on their laptops in the same room, without headphones.

Anthony Bourdain talk.

1h10m – Go Fact Yourself is about to do their first live show in 2 years!

Talking Star Trek, Denise Crosby (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000344/), and J Keith!

Talking sharing rides and chit chat.

1h15m – Helen thinks ballparks started selling food and treats because baseball is boring.

Closer To Fine!

1h20m – “oh I don’t like this!” – Eliot on his cystoscopy.

Team America talk.

Round the horn!

We’re matching Caissie!

1h25m – Live producing the letter game intros.

Matt’s guess is Quiznos!

Jimmy’s going with Quaker Oats!

I’m going with QVC

Talking Pepsi, Quaker Oats, and Coke.

Helen uses edibles to help her sleep but its more expensive than her insurance cost for Xanax!

1h35m – Moonfall talk!

Rick Caruso and celebrity endorsements

Helen knows someone who hangs out with Rick Caruso. She says they’re both “Trash Bag Humans.”

1h40m – I’m going with QVC



Jimmy went to the famous post office location!

We Found The Truth About Coca-Cola’s Color: Does It Actually Get Dyed Brown Because It Starts Out Green?

Eliot’s going with Qantas!

Qantas has had no passenger fatalities since the dawn of the “jet era” in the 1950s. “Qantas has been the lead airline in virtually every major operational safety advancement over the past 60 years and has not had a fatality in the pure jet era,” said Geoffrey Thomas, the website’s editor-in-chief

Hawaiian has been flying planes since 1929 and never once had a fatal accident, making it, if our stats stand up, the longest functioning carrier to have never lost a passenger.

Everything Everywhere All At Once talk

Hamilton talk! It didn’t change Helen’s life but we know how Jimmy feels about it.

Helen is choosing Qdoba

PCAT announcement! Postponed until hopefully 2023!

2h – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qdoba

More from the fans!

2h5m – More talking about cameras in the urethra!

Who will get the conn?

It’s Qdoba! Helen wins!

2h10m – Well Hong is on amazon prime, AppleTV, and YouTube!

Jimmy was the first guest ever for Go Fact Yourself!

See you next time!

Thank you all!

My pleasure,

Garon/The Beast/Mush Mouth Shy Guy/The Notekeeper/Lazy Queen/Sloth/Little Asshole