Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

By Earwolf & Jonathan Van Ness

A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye, Gay of Thrones) is curious about. Come on a journey with Jonathan and experts in their respective fields as they get curious about anything and everything under the sun.

Episodes

What Was Poppin’ In Prehistoric America? with Paleontologist Dr. Julia Clarke

On this episode of Getting Curious, we’re digging deep with Dr. Julia Clarke, Wilson Professor of Paleontology at The University of Texas at Austin and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology. She and Jonathan get to the bottom of how Texas looked 250 million years ago, which dinosaurs roamed prehistoric America, and what Pangaea’s got to do with the age of dinosaurs. Follow Dr. Clarke on Twitter @jclarkepaleolab, and learn more about her work here.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.    Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.
27/05/2045m 7s

How Did You Become So F*#%!ng Fierce? with Christian Siriano

You're invited to a very special episode of Getting Curious, and the dress code is whatever makes you feel stunning! The guest of honor is the CFDA designer Christian Siriano, who launched his brand in 2008 and has since risen to the top of the fashion world, dressing icons like FLOTUS Michelle Obama, Billy Porter, and Lady Gaga. Christian joins Jonathan to discuss his groundbreaking designs, his commitment to body diversity and inclusive pricing, and the more than 25,000 masks he and his team have produced for New York hospitals since March.   Follow Christian on Twitter and Instagram @CSiriano, and learn more about his collections and COVID-19 response here.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.    Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.
20/05/2048m 38s

When Did We Start to Demonize Poverty? with writer Mary O'Hara

Journalist and author Mary O'Hara returns to Getting Curious to discuss her reporting on poverty, her new book The Shame Game: Overturning the Toxic Poverty Narrative, and her work reimagining how we talk about poverty with Project Twist-It. She and Jonathan discuss her own experience of childhood poverty, common misconceptions around poverty in the United States and the United Kingdom, and how we can start to see social services as springboards for success. You can find Mary O’Hara’s writing at MaryOHara.eu and in The Guardian. Follow her on Twitter @MaryOHara1, and learn more about The Shame Game here and Project Twist-It here. Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.  Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
13/05/2043m 15s

How Can We Stop Being Such Grumpy Nightmares? with Happiness Professor Dr. Laurie Santos

Queen, did you know that there was a literal doctor teaching a class on happiness at literally Yale?! Dr. Laurie Santos, a professor of psychology at Yale University and the host of The Happiness Lab podcast, gives Jonathan a redux version of her iconic Yale course about the science of happiness and shares tips for boosting our spirits even when we're not near the people and places that usually bring us joy. It's time to get in touch with our vagus nerves! Follow Dr. Laurie Santos on Twitter @lauriesantos, and check out her podcast The Happiness Lab. Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.  Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
06/05/2048m 26s

What Happened After WW2? With Pascale R. Bos Part 2

Pascale R. Bos is an Associate Professor of Germanic Studies, Netherlandic Studies, and Comparative Literature at The University of Texas, Austin. Pre-social distancing, Jonathan and Pascal sat down together to talk about the Holocaust and WW2. In part 2, Jonathan and Pascale continue their conversation from last week and go on to discuss how the US became involved in the war, the Berlin Wall, and why it's so important to learn from history!   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.    Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
29/04/2036m 57s

Do We Understand How the Holocaust Happened? With Pascale R. Bos Part 1

Pascale R. Bos is an Associate Professor of Germanic Studies, Netherlandic Studies, and Comparative Literature at The University of Texas, Austin. Pre-social distancing, Jonathan and Pascal sat down together to talk about the Holocaust and WW2. In part 1 of our first ever 2 part episode, Jonathan and Pascale discuss how the term Holocaust came to be, the alarming statistics reflecting a surprising number of people who’ve never heard of the Holocaust, and examine how Hitler came into power. Tune in to next week’s episode for the conclusion of their incredible conversation!   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.    Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
22/04/2040m 22s

How Do We Stay Healthy in the Age of Coronavirus? With Dr. Saralyn Mark, MD

Dr. Mark served as the Senior Policy Advisor to the White House Office of Science and Technology during the Obama administration working on the Ebola outbreak in 2014. At the Department of Health and Human Services and NASA, she was the first Senior Medical Advisor to the Office on Women’s Health.   She joined Jonathan remotely to answer his questions on how coronavirus spreads, steps we can take to improve our immune system, and the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) for essential workers and those in the medical field on the front line fighting the war against COVID-19.   Check out Dr. Mark’s book Stellar Medicine: A Journey Through the Universe of Women's Health.    Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.    Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
15/04/2057m 5s

How Funny Are You, Queen?! With Mawaan Rizwan

Comedian Mawaan Rizwan got his start creating YouTube sketches that turned his mother into a Bollywood Star. Now as an established writer and actor, he has written for Netflix’s “Sex Education” and can be seen in the upcoming “Two Weeks to Live” on Sky. In the fall of 2019, he joined Jonathan on his Road to Beijing tour opening in sold-out theaters across the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. On a tour stop in Brisbane, Jonathan and Mawaan sat down to discuss his family’s immigration story, visiting Pakistan as an out adult, and how comedy has become a form of therapy for him.   Follow Mawaan on Instagram and Twitter @MawaanR, subscribe to his YouTube channel, and visit mawaan.co.uk for updates on where to catch him live!   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.    Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
08/04/2045m 52s

What Happened to the Racist F***ing A**hole Dick Officials of the Confederacy After the End of the American Civil War? With Robert Icenhauer-Ramirez Ph.D.

Lawyer, Historian, and Author Robert Icenhauer-Ramirez’s book, “Treason on Trial: United States v. Jefferson Davis.” exposes the legality behind why no one was held accountable for starting the Civil War. As a regular lecturer at the University of Texas, Austin he shares his extensive knowledge of mid-19th century politics. He sat down with Jonathan to answer his questions about confederate officials, the abolishment of slavery, Lincoln’s presidency, and much more! *This episode was recorded prior to social distancing. Check out Robert’s work, “Treason on Trial: United States v. Jefferson Davis.” for more information on this topic.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
01/04/201h 3m

Do We Know Enough About Queer History? With Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown

Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown are the co-creators of the Instagram @LGBT_History, and co-authors of the book “We Are Everywhere.” Both use powerful images of love, protest, inclusivity, and stories, to spotlight movements and people throughout Queer history. They joined Jonathan to discuss why they started these projects, the importance of visibility to avoid erasure and share some interesting stories about important figures from the past!   Follow Matthew and Leighton on Instagram and Twitter @LGBT_History, and find out more about their book at www.QueerHistory.com.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
25/03/2057m 31s

Is Our Economy Going to Survive This Pandemic? With Bradley M. Gold

Attorney and Professor of Business Law and Ethics at the University of Texas - McCombs School of Business, Bradley M. Gold joins Jonathan to discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our economy.  With his background in lecturing, counseling, negotiating for several high profile companies, and his unwavering passion for spreading the power of entrepreneurship, he informs Jonathan why we need to be creative and work hard to get through these unprecedented times. To find out more about Bradley and his work, visit www.bradleygold.com.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
18/03/2055m 33s

What is Ableism and How Does it Affect Your Life? With Carson Tueller

Carson Tueller is an LGBTQ+ and Disability Advocate, and most recently a policy advisor for Andrew Yang’s 2020 Presidential campaign. His life changed in 2013 when an accident left him paralyzed. Through his journey, he’s brought to light many issues the Disabled community faces including shame, how to talk about sexuality and human worth. He joined Jonathan to explain what ableism is, how he came out to his family after serving his LDS mission, and why investing in accessibility is great for everyone if anyone plans on getting older!    Follow Carson’s journey on Twitter and Instagram @Carson_Tueller.   To find out more about Carson's work, visit www.carsontueller.com.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
11/03/2056m 13s

How Are You Rescuing the Animals in Australia? With Tanya Dominguez

Tanya Dominguez is a Lead Inspector and Senior Manager for the RSPCA NSW in Sydney Australia. With them, she’s provided care to wild and domestic animals for over 21 years and has always been passionate about animal care education. She joined Jonathan backstage at his last comedy show in Australia to discuss what she does as an RSPCA Inspector, how the wildlife is doing since the bushfires started, and why it’s so important to adopt, not shop!  Follow RSPCA and Tanya on Twitter and Instagram @RSPCANSW and on Facebook @RSPCANewSouthWales. Visit https://www.rspcansw.org.au/adopt/ to find out more about RSPCA’s adoption program. Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
04/03/2052m 54s

How Do Firefighters Fight Bushfires? With Fiona Macken

CONTENT WARNING: This conversation contains details about scenes that emergency first responders encounter which include car accidents, suicide, house fires, and bushfires.   Fiona Macken is a volunteer Firefighter with the Country Fire Authority and 3rd Lieutenant of the Diamond Creek Fire Brigade. In 2009 she was deployed during the Black Saturday Bushfires, which are considered Australia’s most devastating fires to date. She’s witnessed the lasting impact these catastrophes have on survivors and firefighters and has dedicated her life’s work to safety education and prevention. She sat down with Jonathan in Melbourne to share why she became a first responder, the team of people supporting firefighters, and how to help with the most recent bushfires in Australia.  Follow Country Fire Authority on Instagram and Facebook @cfavic and on Twitter @cfa_updates. Visit www.cfa.vic.gov.au/ to find out more about Fiona and CFA’s work.   If you're struggling with issues related to mental health please visit www.lifeline.org.au/ or suicidepreventionlifeline.org.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
26/02/2045m 11s

How Do the Legacies of Slavery and Jim Crow Laws Still Affect Americans Today? With Deborah N. Archer

Deborah N. Archer received her JD from Yale Law School where she was also awarded the Charles G. Albom Prize. She’s held several esteemed titles throughout her career, and New York Law Journal has recently recognized her as one of New York's “Top Women in the Law.” She is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Law at NYU, Co-Faculty Director of the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law, and Director of the Civil Rights Clinic at NYU School of Law. She sat down with Jonathan to explore what it was like to be a Black American before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and how remnants of Jim Crow laws continue to plague our country. Follow Deborah on Twitter @DeborahNArcher, @RaceNYU, and  @NYULaw. To find out more about Deborah’s work, visit https://www.law.nyu.edu/centers/race-inequality-law.    Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
19/02/2050m 45s

What's The Difference Between The Gender Pay Gap And The Wealth Gap? With Sallie Krawcheck

Sallie Krawcheck is the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevest, a company working to help close the gender pay gap by “redefining investing for women.” Sallie received her MBA from Columbia Business School and has a BA in Journalism from the University of North Carolina. She is the former CFO of Citigroup and former CEO of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and considered one of the highest-ranking women to ever work on Wall Street. She joined Jonathan in the studio to discuss the gender, wealth, and race pay gaps women and people of color face in today’s financial world and why it's so important to intentionally invest.   Follow Sallie on Instagram @Sallie.Krawcheck or @Ellevest and on Twitter @SallieKrawcheck.    To find out more about Sallie’s work, visit www.ellevest.com.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
12/02/2048m 25s

What’s It Like To Be A Booked And Busy Irish Queen? With Actress Nicola Coughlan

Nicola Coughlan was born in Galway Ireland where she started acting at a young age. She made her screen debut in a 2004 Irish short film and went on to attend the Oxford School of Drama and Birmingham School of Acting. In 2018 she booked the Netflix Irish sitcom Derry Girls and made her West End debut in Donmar Warehouse’s production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. She’s always been a fierce advocate for women’s rights, the homeless, and LGBTQ+ communities and continues to use her voice to speak up for those who aren’t heard. She joined Jonathan in a London studio to talk about growing up in Ireland including some history, life after attending drama school, and an exciting new project with Shonda Rhimes!   Follow Nicola on Instagram and Twitter @nicolacoughlan and watch her in Derry Girls streaming now on Netflix.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
05/02/2050m 20s

How Do You Do An Inward 2 ½ Twist Off A 10 Meter Diving Board And Not Shit Your Pants? With Olympic Diver Tom Daley

Tom Daley began diving at a very young age gaining notoriety at 9 years old. In 2008, at 14, he represented Great Britain as their youngest competitor in the Beijing Summer Olympics. He went on to compete in the 2012 London and 2016 Rio games picking up 2 bronze medals along the way. He invited Jonathan into his home to discuss all things diving, his husband Dustin Lance Black and their baby boy Robbie (who makes a tiny cameo) and the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics!    Follow Tom on Instagram @TomDaley and on Twitter @TomDaley1994.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
29/01/2050m 27s

How Do Plants Get Their Freak On? With Dr. Alex Monro

Dr. Alex Monro is a Botanist and research leader at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in the Americas Team of the Identification and Naming Department.  After watching The Jungle Book at a young age he became fascinated with tropical forests and has spent the last 20 years working as a taxonomist, systematist and field botanist. Jonathan joined Dr. Monro in his office at the Royal Botanic Gardens to discuss the Millennium Seed Bank Project, stinging nettles, and all the different ways plants reproduce.    Follow Dr. Monro on Twitter @alexmonro and the Royal Botanic Gardens on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @kewgardens.   To find out more about Dr. Monro and RBG’s work visit tropicalbotany.wordpress.com and www.kew.org   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
22/01/2050m 16s

How Are You Going To Flip Texas’s 21st Congressional District Blue In 2020? With Former State Senator Wendy Davis

Wendy Davis came into the spotlight in 2013 when she took to the Texas Senate floor to perform a 13 hour filibuster to block a bill that would severely impact abortion rights. She received her degree from Harvard and practiced law for several years before becoming Texas’s State Senator from 2009 to 2015. She is also the founder of Deeds Not Words, a non-profit organization that focuses on engaging young women in politics. Her and Jonathan sat down backstage in Austin Texas while on the road for his comedy tour to discuss her epic filibuster, the current state of Texas politics and why she’s passionately running for Texas’s 21st Congressional District in 2020!   Follow Wendy Davis on Twitter @wendydavis and on Instagram and Facebook @wendydavistexas.    To find out more about Wendy’s work visit www.wendydavisforcongress.com   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
15/01/2055m 11s

How Is The Amazon Rainforest Doing? With Dr. M. Sanjayan, CEO of Conservation International

Dr. M. Sanjayan was formerly the lead scientist at The Nature Conservancy before becoming the CEO of Conservation International. Together with CI they have created the Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Project which aims to restore 73 million trees in Brazil by 2023. He’s a recipient of UCSC’s Global Oceans Hero Award,  a member of National Geographic Society’s Explorers Council and a Disneynature Ambassador. He can be seen co-hosting and hosting several nature based documentaries on BBC, Discovery and PBS to name a few! He joined Jonathan in the studio to discuss how our lives are interconnected with the earth and why saving nature is actually about saving humanity.   Follow Dr. M. Sanjayan and Conservation International on Instagram @ConservationOrg, on Twitter @ConservationOrg and @MSanjayan and on Facebook @Conservation.Intl.   To find out more about Sanjayan and Conservation International's work visit www.conservation.org.   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
08/01/2041m 17s

What Does Inequality Have To Do With HIV? With Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes Professor of Sociology and African American Studies

Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes received her M.A. and Ph.D in Sociology from Harvard and is a Professor of Sociology and African American Studies and Faculty Fellow at Northwestern University. Her first book titled “The New Welfare Bureaucrats: Entanglements of Race, Class, and Policy Reform” and most recent release “Remaking a Life: How Women Living with HIV/AIDS Confront Inequality” bring to light the uncomfortable fact that racism is still disproportionately affecting people of color in many ways. In the fall of 2019 Jonathan released his book “Over The Top” where he disclosed his HIV positive status which prompted Dr. Watkins-Hayes to write an op-ed on the subject in the NY Times. This inspired the two of them to get together to discuss issues they are both passionate about.   Follow Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes on Instagram @celestewatkinshayes, on Twitter @watkinshayes and on Facebook @celeste.watkinhayes.   To find out more about Celeste’s work visit www.celestewatkinshayes.com   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
01/01/201h 4m

What's the Difference Between Sunni and Shia and Why Don't They Love Each Other?" With Dr. James L. Gelvin Professor of Islamic Studies at UCLA

Dr. James L. Gelvin is a Professor of Islamic Studies at UCLA. He holds his B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University and his Ph.D. from Harvard. He’s also taught at Harvard, Boston College and MIT. His most recent book is titled “The New Middle East: What Everyone Needs to Know” where he covers the social, political and economic landscape of the New Middle east. In December of 2015 he joined Jonathan in the studio to discuss the relationship between Shia and Sunni Islam and to record the very first episode of Getting Curious...the rest is history!    To find out more about Dr. Gelvin’s work visit www.newsroom.ucla.edu   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
25/12/1937m 19s

How Will You Win The White House In 2020? With Senator Elizabeth Warren

Senator Elizabeth Warren was a professor of law for over 30 years at several esteemed universities including Harvard. In 2015 she became the first female Senator elected from Massachusetts and continued her fight for financial justice within the system. In February she announced that she is running for president of the United States in 2020. She recently sat down with Jonathan and they talked about her childhood, her ongoing campaign and solutions to big government problems!   Follow Senator Elizabeth Warren on Instagram and Facebook @ElizabethWarren and on Twitter @EWarren and @SenWarren.   To find out more about Elizabeth’s coalition visit www.ElizabethWarren.com   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram and Twitter @JVN and @Jonathan.Vanness on Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
18/12/1946m 58s

How Did You Create The Internal Family Systems Model And How Does It Work? With Dr. Richard Schwartz, Ph. D. Founder of IFS

CONTENT WARNING: This conversation contains details about addiction, eating disorders and mental health disorders.    Dr. Richard Schwartz earned his PH.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University. He is the founder of The Internal Family Systems Model or “parts” therapy and coauthor of Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods, one of the most widely used family therapy texts in the United States. Together they discuss how Richard got into psychotherapy, the creation of IFS and how parts therapy has been helping Jonathan heal from his own life traumas.    To find more information about IFS visit www.selfleadership.org.   Follow Dr. Richard Schwartz and IFS on Instagram @internalfamilysystems and on Twitter @ifs_Model    Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following Getting Curious on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
11/12/1944m 26s

What Exactly is Geoengineering Anyway And Could It Possibly Help Save The World? With Dr. Shuchi Talati Geoengineering Governance Fellow, Union Of Concerned Scientists

Dr. Shuchi Talati is a geoengineering governance fellow at the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit organization founded 50 years ago by faculty and students from MIT. Upon a chance meeting at the US Capitol, she explained to Jonathan the importance of our votes when it comes to combating climate change. With so much more to discuss, she joins Jonathan to talk about how she got into her field of work, geoengineering, the effects of climate change in the weather and much more!   Follow Dr. Talati and UCS on Instagram @stalati and @unionofconcernedscientists and on Twitter @sktalati and @UCSUSA    Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following Getting Curious on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
04/12/1942m 47s

How Are Turtles Doing These Days And Are They The Same Thing As Tortoises? With Dr. Charles J. Innis Director of Animal Health at the New England Aquarium

Dr. Charles J. Innis is the Director of Animal Health at the New England Aquarium and co-editor/author of “Sea Turtle Health and Rehabilitation” which covers sea turtle husbandry, medicine, and surgery. He joined Jonathan in the studio to discuss the difference between land and sea turtles, how turtles have sex, the illegal wild life trade and how conservation is the key to the survival of aquariums and zoos. For more information and conservation resources, please visit Turtle Survival Alliance and The Turtle Conservancy. Follow Dr. Innis and the New England Aquarium on Instagram @newenglandaquarium and on Twitter and Facebook @newenglandaquarium   Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following Getting Curious on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter.   Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com.   Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
27/11/1943m 22s

Are You My Tanny Bananny? with Tan France

Tan France is the host of Netflix’s upcoming show Next in Fashion, Dressing Funny on Netflix is a Joke and co-host of Queer Eye. He sits down with Jonathan in a mysterious location (on set) to discuss life since Queer Eye, the beauty industry, and learning to not just love but advocate for the beautiful color of his skin!  Follow Tan France on Instagram and Twitter @tanfrance and check out his side project on Instagram @shaded Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following Getting Curious on Instagram @CuriousWithJVN and Twitter. Listen to more music from Quiñ by heading over to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), THE OUTNET (www.THEOUTNET.com/curious code: JVN20), and Honeybook (www.honeybook.com/jvn).
20/11/1949m 52s

Is Our Reliance On Technology Turning Our Brains Into Mush? With Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee

Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee is a psychologist, speaker, and the award winning author of “Deviced!: Balancing Life and Technology in a Digital World”. She joins Jonathan to discuss how reliant on technology we are as a culture and the mental, emotional and subtle ways it is affecting our lives. Follow Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee online: Instagram: @drdoreendm  Twitter: @drdoreendm  www.doreendm.com For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com., Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by East Fork (www.eastfork.com code: JVN), Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn9 code: JVN9), Parcast - Dog Tales (www.parcast.com/DOGTALES), and thredUP (www.thredup.com/jvn).
13/11/1952m 44s

How Has Gun Violence Shaped Your Life? with Josh Stepakoff Survivor of The North Valley Jewish Community Center Shooting

CONTENT WARNING This conversation contains details about gun violence which may be triggering to survivors. Josh Stepakoff is a survivor of gun violence who, at the age of 6, was shot in an anti-Semitic attack at the North Valley Jewish Community Center in a Los Angeles suburb. Josh tells Jonathan how he has moved forward and turned trauma into a life of gun violence prevention and gun control advocacy. Follow Josh Stepakoff online:  Instagram: @jstepakoff Twitter: @joshstepakoff www.JoshStepakoff.com For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Everlane (www.everlane.com/jvn), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/jvn), and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS).
06/11/1950m 31s

Why Isn’t Terrorism Defined Equally in the United States? with Dr. Erroll Southers, Director of the Safe Communities Institute and Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies at USC

Erroll Southers is a recipient of the Earl Warren Outstanding Public Service Award and author of Homegrown Violent Extremism, a book investigating radicalization, recruitment and ideological trends in domestic terrorism and extremism. Dr. Southers joins Jonathan to discuss the threat domestic terrorism, how that term is applied on a federal level, and how to survive a mass shooting situation.  Follow Dr. Southers on Twitter: @esouthersHVE or visit his website http://errollsouthers.com. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Airbnb (www.airbnb.com/animals), Allbirds (www.allbirds.com), Grove (www.grove.co/jvn), and Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN).
30/10/1950m 6s

How Did You Win Great British Bake Off? with Nancy Birtwhistle, Winner of Great British Bake Off Series 5

Jonathan is joined by Nancy Birtwhistle. The two discuss all things Great British Bake Off and how she followed the recipe of her heart to become an international baking icon.  Follow Nancy online:  Twitter: @nancybbakes Instagram: @nancy.birtwhistle  Facebook: @nancybirtwhistle Website: https://www.nancybirtwhistle.co.uk/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Airbnb (www.airbnb.com/animals), thredUP (www.thredup.com/jvn), and Allbirds (www.allbirds.com).
23/10/1956m 11s

How Did Family Separation Affect Your Life? with Diane Guerrero

Actor, activist, and author Diane Guerrero joins Jonathan to blow his mind and open our eyes to something many Americans have experienced but isn't talked about enough. Diane is an outspoken advocate for commonsense, comprehensive immigration reform and has worked with Immigrant Legal Resource Center and Mi Familia Vota, a nonpartisan Latino civic engagement organization to promote citizenship and voter registration.  Follow Diane online:  Twitter: @dianeguerrero__  Instagram: @dianexguerrero  Facebook: DianeGuerreroOfficial/  Website: http://www.inthecountrywelove.com/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), PouPourri (www.poupourri.com/jvn code: JVN25), Airbnb (www.airbnb.com/animals), Allbirds (www.allbirds.com), and Gravity Blanket (www.gravityblankets.com code: JVN25).
16/10/1959m 18s

Why Hasn’t Congress Changed Cosmetics Regulations In Over 80 Years? with Tara Foley Founder and CEO of Follain

Tara Foley is the founder of Follain, the first retailer to sell clean beauty exclusively. Tara sits down with Jonathan to discuss the power of taking care of their bodies with non-toxic products, outdated regulations on cosmetics and what "clean beauty" really means.  Follow Tara and Follain on social media:  Instagram: @tcofoley & @follain Twitter: @tcofoley & @follain  Facebook: @shopfollain Website: https://follain.com For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Allbirds, Everlane (www.everlane.com/jvn), LÄRABAR , and MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN).
09/10/1943m 51s

Is There An Insulin Crisis Happening in the U.S.? with Elizabeth Pfiester, Founder and Executive Director of T1International

Is There An Insulin Crisis Happening in the U.S.? with Elizabeth Pfiester, Founder and Executive Director of T1International  Elizabeth Pfiester is the founder and director of T1International, a non-profit run by people with and impacted by type 1 diabetes that does not take funding from the pharmaceutical industry. Elizabeth discusses what it’s like living with the disorder, her work fighting to put an end to the current crisis surrounding insulin prices, and why where you were born should not determine whether you live or die with diabetes.   Follow T1International on social media:  Twitter: https://twitter.com/t1international Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/t1international/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/t1international For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Allbirds (www.allbirds.com), Thomas' English Muffins, Hello Products (www.helloproducts.com code: CURIOUS), and thredUP (www.thredup.com/jvn).
02/10/1943m 50s

What does Planned Parenthood Do To Keep Us Safe? With Alexis McGill Johnson, acting President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund

Planned Parenthood's Alexis McGill Johnson joins Jonathan to discuss the current state of reproductive rights, the politics of health care, and just, what is her day even like? Alexis McGill Socials Instagram: @alexismjpp Twitter: @alexismcgill PP Socials IG: @plannedparenthood Twitter: @PPFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlannedParenthood/ Website: https://www.plannedparenthood.org For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by American Dental Association (www.ADA.org/jvn), Thomas' English Muffins, Postmates (code: JVN), and Allbirds (www.allbirds.com).
25/09/1951m 41s

How Can We Twerk on Climate Change? with Bill Nye The Science Guy

Jonathan is joined by climate advocate, TV personality, and Science Guy Bill Nye.  The two discuss an array of topics including green algae, renewable energy and how to make climate change a major talking point in the 2020 election. Follow Bill on Instagram or Twitter: @billnye And check out his podcast Science Rules!  http://stitcherapp.com/bill For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN.. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by LÄRABAR (www.larabar.com), Credo Mobile (www.credo.com/JVN code: JVN), Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Grove (www.grove.co/jvn), and Thomas' English Muffins.
18/09/1948m 38s

How Many Cats Am I Allowed To Foster Before It’s Illegal? with Hannah Shaw

Hannah Shaw is a kitten rescuer, humane educator, author, and unwavering animal advocate who has dedicated her life to finding innovative ways to protect animals. She sits down with Jonathan to discuss her new book “Tiny But Mighty” and perhaps the most important topic on the podcast to date — kittens! Find more from Hannah on social media @kittenxlady.This episode is sponsored by American Dental Association (www.ada.org/jvn), Credo Mobile (www.credo.com/jvn), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn80 code: JVN80), Thomas' English Muffins, and MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN).
11/09/1949m 55s

Why Is The Census So Majorly F**king Important? with Ditas Katague

Ditas Katague is currently the Director of the California Complete Count Office for the State of California. Ditas and Jonathan sit down to discuss the importance of the census, what you need to know, and dispel myths about the population count.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Socials: Twitter- @cacompletecountInstagram- @cacompletecountHear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Allbirds (www.allbirds.com), Thomas' English Muffins, Grove (www.grove.co/jvn), and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS).
04/09/1943m 12s

Why Don’t We Know Enough About Ancient Latin American History? with Smithsonian Latino Center’s Exhibitions and Public Programs Director Ranald Woodaman

Ranald Woodaman is the Smithsonian Latino Center’s Exhibitions and Public Programs Director. Ranald sits down with Jonathan to discuss ancient Latin American Cultures and how Latinos shaped the nation before its founding. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Check Out the Smithsonian on Social Media: @globalSI@slc_latino @SmithsonianNMAIThis episode is sponsored by Weeknight Kitchen with Melissa Clark, Allbirds (www.allbirds.com), Away (www.awaytravel.com/curious code: CURIOUS), TodayTix (www.todaytix.com/jvn code: JVN), and LÄRABAR.
28/08/1946m 8s

What is Techno-Chauvinism and Are We Relying Too Much on Unconscious Biased Systems? with Meredith Broussard

NYU Associate Professor, data journalist, AI researcher and author Meredith Broussard joins Jonathan to discuss her book, “Artificial Unintelligence: How Computers Misunderstand the World” where she sheds light on how racism plays a part in the current state of AI.Follow Meredith Broussard on Twitter / Instagram: @merbroussard @nyu_journalism For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Hear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by American Dental Association (www.ada.org/jvn), Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Grove (www.grove.co/jvn), thredUP (www.thredup.com/jvn), and Allbirds (www.allbirds.com).
21/08/1947m 50s

What Was Early America Like Around the Revolutionary War? with Dr. Jessica Roney

How did we come to be the United States of America? What was life like in Philadelphia and Boston leading up to the Revolutionary War? Jonathan sits down with Dr. Jessica Roney, Associate Professor of History at Temple University to find out these answers and more.Check out more from Temple University on Twitter: @TempleUHistory, @TULiberalArts, @TempleUniv.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Hear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by LÄRABAR, Untitled Dad Project, Everlane (www.everlane.com/jvn), Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), and Allbirds (www.allbirds.com).
14/08/1950m 58s

How Has the US Disrupted Native American Food Sources? With Brittany Wenniserí:iostha Jock, PhD, MHS

Brittany Jock a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Dr. Jock joins Jonathan to discuss her research specializing in health and preventing obesity in Native American communities.Follow Dr. Jock on social: Twitter: @WenniseriiosthaCheck out this interactive map of Indigenous lands: https://native-land.ca/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.comJonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by The Lie (www.amazon.com/theliejvn), CLR (www.clrbrands.com), Betterhelp (www.betterhelp.com/jvn code: JVN), Allbirds (www.allbirds.com), and Progressive Insurance (www.progressive.com).
07/08/1949m 29s

Is it Possible That I’m the Most Gorgeous Hypochondriac That Has Ever Lived? with Dr. Adam Ratner

Adam Ratner, MD, MPH is the Director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital and New York University School of Medicine. Adam and Jonathan sit down to discuss what germs are, how they make us sick, and if Jonathan should be cleaning all public spaces he comes in contact with with bleach wipes.Follow Dr. Ratner on social:Instagram: @nyulangone Twitter: @nyulangone @gramstainFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.comJonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on NetflixHear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by Clif Bar (www.clifbar.com/jvn), Progressive Insurance (www.progressive.com), The Great Courses (www.thregreatcoursesplus.com/JVN), and thredUP (www.thredup.com/jvn)
31/07/1946m 52s

How Did You Learn to Write Pop Music? with Kim Petras

Singer-songwriter and incredible badass Kim Petras joins Jonathan to talk about her writing process and how her work is reshaping how people are listening to pop music.Follow Kim on Twitter and Instagram: @kimpetrasFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Hear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by LÄRABAR, Progressive Insurance (www.progressive.com), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/jvn), KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/JVN), and Honeybook (www.honeybook.com code: JVN).
24/07/1950m 58s

Are The Democrats As Inclusive As We Think They Are? with Alicia Garza

Activist and cofounder of Black Lives Matter Alicia Garza joins Jonathan to discuss the current state of the movement as well as race in politics. They also discuss Alicia’s founding and work with Black Futures Lab, an organization created to drive societal change and help make black people powerful in politics.  Find out more about Alicia and her work online: Instagram: @chasinggarza, @domesticworkers, @blackfutureslab, @supermajorityTwitter: @aliciagarza, @domesticworkers, @blackfutureslab, #BlackLivesMatterFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Hear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by Progressive Insurance (www.progressive.com), Clif Bar (www.clifbar.com/JVN), BarkBox (www.barkbox.com/jvn), Kiwi Co (www.kiwico.com/JVN), and Special Olympics (www.jointherevolution.org/jvn).
17/07/191h 1m

What’s a Dermatologist’s Tea on Sunscreen? With Dr. Emily Newsom

Dr. Emily Newsom is a board certified dermatologist and assistant professor of dermatology at UCLA Medical Center.Emily sits down with Jonathan to not only talk about skin and the importance of sunscreen, but also the myths about what sunscreen is and how it works. Follow Emily on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/derm_chatFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
10/07/1941m 56s

Can We Make it the Magnificent 8? with America’s Most Decorated Olympic Gymnast Shannon Miller

Jonathan does his best not to cry as he is joined by seven time olympic medalist, two time gold medalist, and absolute icon Shannon Miller. The two discuss Shannon’s journey as a decorated gymnast, her battle with ovarian cancer, and how she is bringing a healthy lifestyle to the masses. You can find more at: https://shannonmiller.com/Follow Her on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/shannonmiller96 For more information on Our Way Forward visit: https://www.ourwayforward.com For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Hear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by CLIF Bar (www.clifbar.com/JVN), Food52 (www.food52.com/shop code: CURIOUS), thredUP (www.thredup.com/jvn), The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/JVN), and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/jvn).
03/07/1958m 40s

What’s Your Experience with the Binary? with Alok

Alok is a gender non-conforming writer and performance artist. They join Jonathan to discuss their experience within and outside of the binary, and how challenging societal expectations can help reshape identity.Follow Alok on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/alokvmenon and find out more at https://www.alokvmenon.com/.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Hear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/JVN), Sweetgreen (www.sweetgreen.com), Food52 (www.food52.com/shop code: JVN), and Honeybook (www.honeybook.com code: JVN).
26/06/1951m 16s

How is the U.S. Funding the War on Yemen? with Sheba Crocker

Sheba Crocker is CARE USA's Vice President for Humanitarian Policy and Practice and former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. She joins JVN to dive into what's happening in war-torn Yemen, the role the US plays in the tragedy, and what humanitarian efforts can be done to help. Follow Sheba on Twitter here (https://twitter.com/shebacrocker) and find out more about CARE on their website (https://www.care.org).For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Hear ad-free new episodes of Getting Curious plus two weekly bonus episodes only on Stitcher Premium. For a free month, go to stitcherpremium.com/jvn and use promo code ‘JVN.’This episode is sponsored by Sweetgreen (www.sweetgreen.com), Aladdin the Musical (www.aladdinthemusical.com), CLIF Bar (www.clifbar.com/JVN), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN), and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN).
19/06/1942m 49s

How Fierce is Erin Brockovich? with Erin Brockovich

Erin Brockovich is an American legal clerk, consumer advocate, environmental activist, who was instrumental in building a case against The Pacific Gas and Electric Company of California. She joins Jonathan to discuss toxic water, environmental advocacy, standing against injustice, and more.You can find more at Follow Her on Facebook here https://www.facebook.com/ErinBrockovichOfficial/ and on Twitter https://twitter.com/ErinBrockovich and find more at her website here: https://www.brockovich.com/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/JVN), Okta: You podcast, LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/jvn), and thredUP (www.thredup.com/JVN).
12/06/1955m 51s

Why Is Immigration a Queer Issue? with Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author who joins Jonathan to shed light on the treatment of LGBTA in Russia. They discuss the strict anti-LGBTQA legislation that’s been passed, its impact on the day to day life of LGBTQA Russians, organizations to support that help support Russian queer community, and more.You can find more at Follow Masha on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/mashagessenSupport Rusa LGBT here: https://rusalgbt.com/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month (www.bookofthemonth.com code: JVN), Okta: You Podcast, Everlane (www.everlane.com/jvn), and Robinhood (www.CURIOUS.robinhood.com).
05/06/1943m 53s

How Did You Get So Dope Queen? with Phoebe Robinson

Phoebe Robinson is a comedian, writer, podcaster, and ½ of Two Dope Queens. She joins Jonathan to breakdown their theories on Game of Thrones, the creation of Two Dope Queens, Phoebe’s early days in New York, the need for non white male voices in comedy, and more.You can find more at about Phoebe at her site https://www.phoeberobinson.com/ Follow Her on Twitter https://twitter.com/dopequeenpheebs and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dopequeenpheebs/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Under The Canopy (www.bedbathandbeyond.com/UnderTheCanopy), KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/JVN), HoneyBook (www.honeybook.com code: JVN), The Great Courses Plus (www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/JVN), and Okta: You podcast.
29/05/1947m 28s

Would You Make Over the US Constitution? with Heidi Schreck

Heidi Schreck is a two time Tony award nominee, Playwright and Actress. She joins Jonathan to discuss her play “What the Constitution Means to Me”, where Heidi breaks down the language and interpretation of the constitution.Find her work at https://constitutionbroadway.com/ She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/heidibschreckFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN), Poo Pourri (www.poopourri.com/JVN), Okta: You Podcast, thredUP (www.thredup.com/JVN), and The Farmer's Dog (www.thefarmersdog.com/jvn).
22/05/1941m 6s

Should I Be Terrified of Snakes… and What are They Going Through These Days Anyway? with Dr. Sara Ruane

Dr. Sara Ruane is a herpetologist & assistant professor at Rutgers University-Newark who joins Jonathan to breakdown all things snakes! She covers their environmental benefits, the differences between constrictors & venomous snakes, and more. Find her work at https://sararuane.com/ She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/sara_and_snakes For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Terrible, Thanks For Asking (http://ttfa.org/), CLR Mold & Mildew Stain Remover (www.clrbrands.com), LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/JVN), KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/JVN), and Away (www.awaytravel.com/curious code: CURIOUS).
15/05/1954m 14s

How Are You Fighting For Gender Equality? with Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates is an American philanthropist, former general manager at Microsoft, and co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s largest private charitable organization. She joins Jonathan to discuss her early days working at Microsoft & opening doors, the importance of using her privilege & wealth for good, uplifting women around the world, and more.Find her work at https://www.evoke.org/?utm_source=MG_TW&utm_campaign=3519&linkId=64391693 She’s on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/melindafrenchgates and Twitter https://twitter.com/melindagatesFind Melinda’s new book The Moment of Lift here:https://www.evoke.org/momentofliftFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by PooPourri (www.poopourri.com/JVN), Crime Junkie Podcast, Molekule (www.molekule.com code: JVN), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn80 code: JVN80), and MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN).
08/05/1942m 53s

How Did Period Awareness Earn You An Oscar? with Rayka Zehtabchi

Rayka Zehtabchi is an award winning Iranian-American film director, her film Period: End of Sentence won the 2019 Oscar for Documentary Short. Rayka joins Jonathan to talk about the filmmaking process, how the production of Period: End of Sentence came about, connecting with the film’s subjects, her history with directing, and more.This episode is sponsored by Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CURIOUS30), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN).
01/05/1946m 38s

What the Heck is EMILY’s List, Anyway? with Stephanie Schriock

Stephanie Schriock is an American political strategist and president of EMILY's List, the nation’s largest organization for women in politics. She joins Jonathan to talk the formation of EMILY’s list, the importance of women in politics, the upcoming census, the 2020 election, and more.You can find more of Stephanie’s work on Twitter here https://twitter.com/schriock1 and fine EMILY’s List here https://www.emilyslist.org/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.ADT.com/podcasts), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN), Under The Canopy (www.bedbathandbeyond.com/UnderTheCanopy), and Thomas' English Muffins.
24/04/1944m 4s

Who Gave You Permission to Create Queer Eye, David Collins?

David Collins is a three time Emmy Award winning producer and is the creator and Executive Producer of Queer Eye. He joins Jonathan to talk the inspiration  of the original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, how that lead to the creation of the current iteration, the selection process of the Fab Five, his own relationship with queerness, and more.You can find more at David’s website here https://scoutproductionsinc.com/ Follow David on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/styletasteandclass/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.adt.com/podcasts), Smile Direct Club (www.smiledirectclub.com/podcast code: JVN100), National Partnership for Women and Families (www.nationalpartnership.org/StandTogether), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn80 code: JVN80), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), and Thomas' English Muffins.
17/04/1947m 34s

What Do District Attorneys Do? with District Attorney Rachael Rollins

Rachael Rollins is the first woman of color to be elected as a district attorney in Massachusetts. She joins Jonathan to discuss what the day-to-day life of a DA looks like, the struggles transition team faced , strengthening community bonds, her new approaches to officer involved shootings, and more. You can find more of Rachael’s work on Twitter here https://twitter.com/DARollins and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/rollins4da. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.adt.com/podcasts), Thomas' English Muffins, and Under The Canopy (www.bedbathandbeyond.com).
10/04/1950m 13s

What Is The Tea with Vaccines, Hunty? with Dr. Nina Shapiro

Dr. Nina Shapiro is the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She  joins Jonathan to discuss the history & importance of vaccinations, how vaccines work, good science vs bad science, shares thoughts from her new book, and more.You can find more of Dr. Shapiro’s work at her site here http://drninashapiro.com/ Follow her on Twitter here https://twitter.com/drninashapiro and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drninashapiro/Buy her book A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice - How to Tell What's Real and What's Not here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250149305For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Terrible, Thanks For Asking, Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), Pure for Men (www.pureformen.com code: JVN), and Openfit (text JVN to 303030).
03/04/1949m 15s

Who is Enforcing the Clean Water Act? with Bobby Kennedy Jr.

Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. is an American environmental attorney, author, and activist who serves as president of the board of Waterkeeper Alliance. He joins Jonathan to talk all things water conservation: the need for water watchdog & advocacy groups, the Flint, MI water situation, environmental laws & their impact, and more., You can find more at Waterkeeper Alliance site here https://waterkeeper.org/ Follow Robert on Twitter here https://twitter.com/RobertKennedyJrFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Thomas' English Muffins, ADT (www.adt.com/podcast), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn80 code: JVN80), thredUP (www.thredup.com/JVN), and MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN).
27/03/1938m 14s

Can You Even Believe It's Our 100th Episode? A Look Back on Getting Curious.

Can you believe? Getting Curious has done 100 episodes! To celebrate this milestone, Jonathan takes us back over some of this favorite moments over the years, with guests including Lizzo, Reese Witherspoon, Dr. Stan Tatkin, Mary O’Hara, Mary Winters, and more!For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.adt.com/podcast), LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/JVN), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), True and Company (www.trueandco.com/JVN code: JVN), and Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN).
20/03/1955m 2s

How Do We Find Our Voice? with Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin is the Junior US Senator from Wisconsin & was the first openly gay woman to be elected to Congress. She joins Jonathan to talk about her involvement in American politics, being the first openly gay Senator, the power of representation in government, how to have an active role in local, state, & federal government, and more.Find Senator Baldwin’s work at https://www.baldwin.senate.gov and she’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/SenatorBaldwin For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.adt.com/podcast), Quip (www.getquip.com/JVN), Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), and Audible (www.audible.com/JVN or text JVN to 500500).
13/03/1951m 43s

How Do You Know If Your Bae Is The One? with Dr. Stan Tatkin

Dr. Stan Tatkin is author of the new book We Do, he returns to talk with Jonathan about relationships, couples therapy, what goes into forming a functional relationship, the physical effects of a bad relationship, determining happiness, stress, and more. Find Dr. Tatkin’s work at https://stantatkin.com. He’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/DrStanTatkin and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/stantatkin. Find Dr. Stan Tatkin on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/drstantatkin For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.adt.com/podcast), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), and thredUP (www.thredup.com/JVN).
06/03/1937m 11s

What is Toxic Stress & Why is She So Bad? with Dr. Caroline Leaf

Dr. Caroline Leaf is a cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Communication Pathology and a BSc in Logopedics and Audiology, specializing in metacognitive and cognitive neuropsychology. She joins Jonathan to discuss how negative interactions can affect a person, optimism bias & our neurologically need for it,  why we remember bad experiences instead of the good ones, and more!Find Dr. Leaf’s work at https://drleaf.com/. She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/DrCarolineLeaf and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/drcarolineleaf/.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.ADT.com/podcast), the OkCupid dating app, Article (www.article.com/JVN), Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN).
27/02/1951m 34s

How Has Figure Skating Shaped Your Life? with Michelle Kwan & Eliot Halverson

Michelle Kwan is an American figure skater, two-time Olympic medalist, five-time world champion, and nine-time US champion. Eliot Halverson is an American figure skater, choreographer, and three-time USFS national champion. They both join Jonathan to talk all things figure skating, Jonathan’s progression, Michelle’s Olympic wins, and more.Michelle  is on Instragram: https://www.instagram.com/michellewkwan and on Twitter https://twitter.com/michellewkwanEliot is on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/eliothalverson/ [instagram.com] and twitter https://twitter.com/eliothalversonFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by the OkCupid dating app, LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/JVN), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), True & Co (www.trueandco.com/jvn), and Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN).
20/02/191h 6m

What The Heck is Going On in Central America Even? with Shannon O’Neil

Shannon K. O'Neil is the vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is an expert on Latin America, U.S.-Mexico relations, global trade, corruption, democracy, and immigration. She joins Jonathan to discuss The United States history & involvement in various South American countries, the Contra Scandal, Venezuela's current political climate, and more.Find Shannon’s work at: https://www.cfr.org/expert/shannon-k-oneilShannon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/shannonkoneilFind the CFR's Twitter here: https://twitter.com/CFR_orgAnd her facebook can be found here:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shannonkoneil/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Lipton Tea (www.lipton.com), ADT (www.ADT.com/podcast), PrettyLitter (www.prettylitter.com code: JVN), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn80 code: JVN80), thredUP (www.thredup.com/JVN), and Shine Text (www.shinetext.com/JVN).
13/02/1943m 1s

Have We Lost the Capacity To Be Civil? with Sally Kohn

Sally Kohn is a liberal political commentator, writer, community organizer, as well as a contributor to Fox News and CNN. She joins Jonathan to discuss her time being a liberal commentator on Fox News, the current political landscape, interacting with those with opposing political views, past presidential scandals and more. Find Sally Kohn’s website and her new book, The Opposite of Hate, here http://www.sallykohn.com/Sally is on Instragram: https://www.instagram.com/sallykohn and on Twitter https://twitter.com/sallykohnFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by the OkCupid app, ADT (www.ADT.com/podcast), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CURIOUS50), and True & Co. (www.trueandco.com/jvn code: jvn).
06/02/1941m 33s

How Do You Ignore Haters & Learn to Love Yourself? with Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil is an actress, activist, and host who joins Jonathan to talk about a wide array of topics, including how she landed the role of Tahani on The Good Place, the importance of loving yourself, dispelling shame, using her various platforms for good, the struggles marginalized people face, and more. Find Jameela on Instagram @jameelajamilofficial, and on Twitter @jameelajamil Check out I Weigh site here https://www.iweighcommunity.com/ and their Instagram https://www.instagram.com/i_weigh For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by Freeform's Good Trouble, ADT (www.adt.com/podcast), Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), MeUndies (www.meundies.com/JVN), and Article (www.article.com/JVN).
30/01/1954m 49s

What’s Going on with the Special Counsel Investigation? with A.G.

A.G. is a veteran, PhD, and federal government executive who joins Jonathan to discuss all things relating to The Mueller Investigation; examples of Russian collusion, concerning ties between Russian oligarchs and the Trump administration, what Mueller’s team is focusing on, what it means for the Trump Admin, and more.Find A.G.’s work on Muller, She Wrote podcast here https://www.muellershewrote.com/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
28/01/1932m 11s

How Do We Treat Our Skin Like the Gorgeous Organ She Is? with Victoria Tsai

Victoria Tsai is the founder & CEO of skin care company Tatcha. She joins Jonathan to talk all things skin; starting a skincare company, how we can take care of our own skin, why it's important too, what skin is for, and more!Find VIctoria’s company Tatcha at https://www.tatcha.com. She’s on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/vickytsaiFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn (www.linkedin.com/JVN), the OkCupid app, Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), and thredUp (www.thredup.com/JVN).
23/01/1942m 12s

How Can You Turn Marginalization Into Activism? with Noor Tagouri

Noor Tagouri is a Libyan-American journalist, activist, motivational speaker, producer, and host of the podcast series “Sold in America: Inside Our Nation's Sex Trade”. She sits down with Jonathan to discuss her activism, the realities of Muslim-Americans, the world of sex trafficking, and more.Find Noor’s work on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/noor . She’s on Twitter @NTagouri and Instagram @NoorListen to the Sold in America Podcast here: https://www.soldinamericapodcast.com/ [soldinamericapodcast.com]For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Good Trouble, HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/JVN80 code: JVN80), PrettyLitter (www.prettylitter.com code: JVN), and Zola (www.zola.com/JVN).
16/01/1947m 50s

How Do We Touch Untouchable Topics? with Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult is an American writer & was awarded the New England Bookseller Award for fiction in 2003, who currently has approximately 14 million copies of her books in print worldwide, translated into 34 languages. She joins Jonathan to talk the process of writing, what goes into being a successful author, tackling tough subjects, and more.Find Jodi’s work at https://www.jodipicoult.com/. She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/jodipicoult and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jodipicoult/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix .This episode is sponsored by Freeform, Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), Article (www.article.com/JVN), and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN).
09/01/1939m 48s

How Can We Step in What Katie Couric is Stepping in? with Katie Couric

Katie Couric is an American journalist and author. She has hosted shows for every major television network, including Katie, Today, CBS Evening News, and 60 Minutes. She joins Jonathan to discuss her long career in journalism, how she uses her voice and various platforms to showcase different perspectives, empowering others through her work, the current political climate, and more.Find Katie’s work at https://katiecouric.com/ She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/katiecouric and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/katiecouricLIsten to the Couric Podcast here:http://www.couricpodcast.com/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Freeform, Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), Article (www.article.com/JVN), and thredUP (www.thredup.com/JVN).
02/01/1956m 15s

What’s a Therapeutic Clown Even? with Nimrod Eisenberg

Nimrod “Max” Eisenberg is one of the pioneers of medical clowning in Israel and has been part of the Dream Doctors Project since 2003. He joins Jonathan to talk the power & philosophy behind clowning, using clowning & humor as therapy, his work in the Dream Doctors Project, and more!Find Nimrod’s work at https://www.facebook.com/DreamDoctorsProject . Find Dream Doctors Project on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dreamdoctorsproject/.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Poshmark (code: JVN5), ADT (www.ADT.com/SMART), PrettyLitter (www.prettylitter.com code: JVN), Away (www.awaytravel.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), Thrive Market (www.thrivemarket.com/JVN), and Hotels.com (www.youtube.com/hotelsdotcom).
26/12/1839m 4s

What’s Really Going on with Recycling, Hunny? with Beth Porter

Beth Porter is Green America’s Climate & Recycling Director, as well as the author of Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine: Sorting Out the Recycling System who joins Jonathan to talk all things recycling; what is is, how it works, if plastic straws are as dangerous we’ve been told, how oil prices effect recycled plastic demands, and more.Find Beth’s work at https://www.bethrecycles.com/ She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/bethrecycles and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/bethrecycles/Buy her book Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine: Sorting Out the Recycling System here:https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538105399/Reduce-Reuse-Reimagine-Sorting-Out-the-Recycling-System For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Poshmark (code: JVN5), Care/of (www.takecareof.com code: CURIOUS), Hotels.com (www.youtube.com/hotelsdotcom), Pluto Pillow (www.plutopillow.com code: CURIOUS), and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN).
19/12/1835m 32s

What’s The Cutest Way to Fight Climate Change? with Anastasia Khoo

Anastasia Khoo is Chief Marketing Officer of Conservation International who has led ground-breaking campaigns around critical moments in America’s history including the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. She joins Jonathan to recap her career working for the Human Rights Campaign, the struggle for LGBTQA rights, the impact climate change is currently having on the geopolitical landscape, ways to lessen our emission footprints, and more.Find Anastasia’s work at  https://www.facebook.com/conservation.intl/ . She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/AnastasiaKhoo and Conversation Org’s Twitter is https://twitter.com/ConservationOrg and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/conservationorg/ [instagram.com] For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.ADT.com/SMART), NEON presenting Vox Lux, HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/JVN60 code: JVN60), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), and Stitch Fix (www.stitchfix.com/JVN).
12/12/1841m 11s

How to Know When You’ve Made it in Music? with Bishop Briggs

Bishop Briggs is a British musician and singer-songwriter. She joins Jonathan to discuss how she broke onto the music scene, growing up in Asia, the importance of being an ally & using your voice for good, the need to “keep going” once you’ve become successful, utilizing your platform for good, and more.Find Bishop’s work at https://bishopbriggs.com. She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/thatgirlbishop and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thatgirlbishop/Listen to her single “River” herehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5jz8xdpR0MListen to her single “Wild Horses” herehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I0hXe0cMUMFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: JVN), Gantri (www.gantri.com/JVN code: JVN), Pluto Pillow (www.plutopillow.com code: CURIOUS), SeatGeek (code: JVN), and VOX LUX.
05/12/1833m 32s

What Do Trade Unions Actually Do? with Rebecca Givan

Rebecca Givan is an Associate Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Rutgers University. She joins Jonathan to discuss the ins & outs of trade unions; what they are, how they work, why they’re needed, the benefits & protection they offer members, & much more.Find Rebecca’s work at http://www.rkgivan.com/ . She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/rkgwork and find her book here: http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100299370For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.ADT.com/SMART), Call Your Girlfriend (www.callyourgirlfriend.com), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), and Poshmark (code: JVN5).
28/11/1841m 8s

How Do We Know What Words Mean? with Jessica Rett

Dr. Jessica Rett is an Associate Professor in UCLA's Linguistics Department who joins Jonathan to discuss the power & nuances of words, breaks down the concepts of what "dog whistles" are, code-switching, how words evolve, endangered languages, and more.Find Jessica’s work at http://linguistics.ucla.edu/people/Rett/index.htmlA great podcast about linguistics: http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/lexicon_valley.html A website dedicated to linguistics: http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/ Information to help save endangered languages: http://www.endangeredlanguagefund.org/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Boy Erased (www.unerasedpodcast.com), Ulta Beauty (www.ulta.com), SeatGeek (code: JVN), Pluto Pillow (www.plutopillow.com code: CURIOUS), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/JVN code: JVN).
21/11/1833m 47s

What is Medical Marijuana & How Does it Work? with Jeff Chen

Jeff Chen is head of UCLA’s new Cannabis Research Initiative who joins Jonathan to break down what exactly makes marijuana tic. They discuss the numerous medicinal properties of THC, how it works, its effect on the mind & body, new cannabis research breakthroughs, marijuana laws, and more!Find Jeff’s work a thttps://www.uclahealth.org/cannabis/jeff-chen and https://www.uclahealth.org/cannabis/#. He’s on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/drjeffchen/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Boy Erased, ADT (www.ADT.com/SMART), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/JVN60 code: JVN60), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), and Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN).
14/11/1837m 55s

What is Astronomy Even? with Paul Geithner

Paul Geithner is the Deputy Project Manager — Technical for the James Webb Space Telescope at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Paul joins Jonathan to give him a crash course in what the electro-magnetic spectrum is, how space debris can effect space programs, the vastness of space, his work with the James Webb Space Telescope and more.Find Paul’s work at https://jwst.nasa.gov/meet-geithner.html. He’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/paulgeithner?lang=enFind the James Webb Space Telescope youtube page here: https://www.youtube.com/user/NASAWebbTelescopeFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Boy Erased, Gantri (www.gantri.com/JVN code: JVN), Ulta Beauty (www.ulta.com), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/JVN code: JVN).
07/11/1845m 10s

Can Your Vote Really Make A Difference? with Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi is the Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 115th Congress. From 2007 to 2011, Pelosi served as Speaker of the House, the first woman to do so in American history.  For 30 years, Leader Pelosi has represented San Francisco, in Congress. She has led House Democrats for more than 12 years and previously served as House Democratic Whip.Leader Pelosi joined Jonathan live on stage at the Bentzen Ball in Washington DC last weekend to talk about some of the exciting female and LGBTQ candidates fighting to flip the house and senate in Tuesday’s midterm election.She shares some of her own experiences as a woman in politics, her insights on what needs to change in the country and how voters and even those being denied a vote can help make that happen.Find Nancy Pelosi’s work at Pelosi.house.gov. She’s on Twitter @NancyPelosi and Instagram as NancyPelosi. On this week’s show she was directing people to RedToBlueSF.org.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
05/11/181h 6m

What are Emoluments, How Important are Attorneys General & Why is Trump Getting Sued? with Karl Racine

Karl Racine is Attorney General for the District of Columbia - the only Attorney General in Trump’s backyard. He is the first elected AG in the District of Columbia, the co-chair of the Democratic Attorneys General Association, and the VP of the bipartisan National Association of Attorneys General.Attorney General Racine joins Jonathan to talk about corruption in government, his work to fight systemic child sexual abuse and protecting consumers. All this goes towards why November 6th’s midterm election is so important and why voters should be sure to vote down the whole ballot (and not just for house or senatorial candidates).Find Karl Racine’s work at OAG.DC.GOV. He’s on Twitter @AGKarlRacine, Instagram at AGKarlRacine and Facebook at DCOAG.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Ulta Beauty (www.ulta.com), ADT (www.ADT.com/SMART), Scentbird (www.scentbird.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), and Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN).
31/10/1847m 42s

What Can Allies Do to Defend Trans Rights? with Mara Keisling

Mara Keisling is the founder and executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, “the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people”.Last week the New York Times reported that the Trump Administration may be seeking to change the definition for sex and gender under federal civil rights laws, narrowly defining it based on an individual’s sex as assigned at birth. This would essentially erase transgender people from enforcement of those laws.There’s never been a more important time to stand with our trans family, so we recorded this bonus episode at The Bentzen Ball in Washington DC with the question: What Can Allies Do to Defend Trans Rights?Find Mara Keisling’s work at TransEquality.org. She’s on Twitter @MaraKeisling.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
29/10/1851m 19s

How Do We Flip Red States Blue in the Midterms? with Gaby Goldstein

Gaby Goldstein is cofounder and Political Director at the Sister District Project, a grassroots organization of over 30,000 volunteers that supports Democratic candidates. She joins Jonathan to talk the importance of flipping red states blue, strategies to win legislative races, and more. Find Gaby Goldstein’s work at https://www.sisterdistrict.com/. She’s on Twitter @gaby__goldstein and IG at  @gabygravesteinFind Sister District on all social media accounts at sister_district  For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Ulta Beauty (www.ulta.com), ADT (www.ADT.com/SMART), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/curious code: CURIOUS), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), Bombas (www.bombas.com/JVN code: JVN), and SeatGeek (www.seatgeek.com code: JVN).
24/10/1845m 45s

What’s it Like Being a Woman in NASCAR? w/ Julia Landauer

Julia Landauer is an American professional stock car driver who joins Jonathan to discuss being one of the few professional female drivers, the physical demands of driving, navigating a predominantly male dominated profession, her racing origins, how a pit crew works, and more.Find Julia’s work at https://julialandauer.com/ She’s on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/julialandauer/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by ADT (www.ADT.com/SMART), Scentbird (www.scentbird.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), and Ulta Beauty (www.ulta.com).
17/10/1847m 36s

How Does Global Health Affect Everything? with Dr. Laura Ferguson

Dr. Laura Ferguson is an assistant professor of preventive medicine at the University of Southern California and the associate director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health. She joins Jonathan to discuss the importance of global health and its impact on day-to-day life.Find Laura’s work at https://globalhealth.usc.edu/about/programs-centers/ghhr/.  She’s on twitter @lauraf_la and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/uscglobalhealth/Follow the USC Global Health facebook here:Facebook: USC Institute for Global HealthFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Ulta Beauty (www.ulta.com), Mothers of Invention Podcast (mothersofinvention.online), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/JVN60 code: JVN60), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), and Bombas (www.bombas.com/JVN code: JVN).
10/10/1833m 1s

What’s Parental Alienation w/ Dr. Amy Baker

Dr. Amy Baker is a nationally recognized expert in parent child relationships, parental alienation, and child emotional abuse who joins Jonathan to discuss the signs and causes of parental alienation, how it affects children, and how to avoid it.Find Dr. Amy Baker’s work at https://www.amyjlbaker.com.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Call in with your curious questions at 323-606-9351.This episode is sponsored by Scentbird (www.scentbird.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), MasterClass (www.masterclass.com/JVN), and Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN).
10/10/1838m 57s

How Could Virtual Reality Help Recover Memories? with Dr. Nanthia Suthana

Dr. Nanthia Suthana is a neuroscientist from UCLA who joins Jonathan to discuss memories, how the brain works, epilepsy, new breakthroughs in medical technologies, how virtual reality is used in therapy, and more.Find Nanthia’s work at http://neurosurgery.ucla.edu/nanthia-suthana.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Call in with your curious questions at 323-606-9351.This episode is sponsored by Care/Of (www.takecareof.com code: CURIOUS), EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: JVN), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN), and Stitch Fix (www.stitchfix.com/JVN).
10/10/1835m 11s

How Are You Bridging Social Media & Lady-Entrepreneurship? with Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is an actress, producer, entrepreneur, and author of the newly released Whiskey in a Teacup, who joins Jonathan to talk British Baking Challenge, the work-life balance of social media, lady-entrepreneurship, the creation of Big Little Lies, the need to create better acting roles for all women, and more. Find Reese’s new book Whiskey in a Teacup at http://www.whiskeyinateacupbook.com/ She’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/RWitherspoon and Instagram on https://www.instagram.com/reesewitherspoon/. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN [instagram.com]. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. Call in with your curious questions at 323-606-9351. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/curious code: CURIOUS), EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: JVN), and Away (www.awaytravel.com/curious code: CURIOUS).
19/09/1835m 45s

Being a Fierce Woman in Comedy? with Nicole Byer & Erin Gibson

Nicole Byer is a comedian, writer, and host of Netflix’s Nailed It as well as the Why Won’t You Date Me? podcast. Erin Gibson is a comedian, director/writer, creator of Gay of Thrones and the host of Throwing Shade. They join Jonathan live in Montreal at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival to talk Erin giving Jonathan his big break, being women in comedy & empowered content creators, Roseanne’s meltdown, and more. Find Nicole’s work at https://www.nicolebyerwastaken.com She’s on Twitter at https://twitter.com/nicolebyer and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/nicolebyer.Find Erin’s work http://www.eringibson.com She’s on Twitter at https://twitter.com/gibblertron and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/gibblertron.Purchase Erin's Book Feminasty here https://www.feminasty.com.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix [netflix.com].Call in with your curious questions at 323-606-9351.This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month (www.bookofthemonth.com code: JVN), Enlightened Ice Cream (www.eatenlightened.com/pages/JVN), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn60 code: JVN60), and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN).
12/09/1850m 5s

What’s it Like Being the Voice of a Generation? with Michelle Wolf & Florence Welch

Michelle Wolf is a comedian & writer featured performer at the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner and hosted The Break with Michelle Wolf. Florence Welch is an English musician, producer, singer/songwriter, and lead of of Florence & The Machine. They join Jonathan live at Outside Lands Festival to talk a variety subjects including reactions to Michelle’s Correspondents’ Dinner set and politicians not being able to take a joke, Florence’s approach to songwriting and using sadness for musical inspiration, her upcoming tour, and more.Find Michelle’s work at https://www.michelleisawolf.com/tour She’s on Twitter at https://twitter.com/michelleisawolf and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/michelleisawolf/Find Florence’s work https://florenceandthemachine.net/ She’s on Twitter at https://twitter.com/flo_tweet and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/florence/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Call in with your curious questions at 323-606-9351.This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month (www.bookofthemonth.com code: JVN), Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/JVN code: JVN), Enlightened Ice Cream (www.eatenlightened.com/pages/JVN), Tastemade (www.getprepd.com code: TASTEJVN), Vrai & Oro (www.truthandgold.com/jvn), and Stitch Fix (www.stitchfix.com/JVN).
07/09/1845m 51s

Why Are There So Many Questions? with Justin Theroux

Justin Theroux is an actor, producer, screenwriter, and director who joins Jonathan to talk about early days living & traveling in China, landing his first major acting role, his outlook on life, as well as a surprise Q & A session with Tan & Antoni. Recorded live at Vulture Fest.Find Justin’s work at https://www.achancetobloom.org/. He’s on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/justintheroux.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix .Call in with your curious questions at 323-606-9351.This episode is sponsored by Enlightened Ice Cream (www.eatenlightened.com/pages/jvn), EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: JVN), Vrai & Oro (www.truthandgold.com/jvn) and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/jvn).
07/09/1856m 2s

How Did Kim Kardashian Break the Internet? with Drew Elliott

Drew Elliot, Editor-in-Chief of Paper Magazine, joins Jonathan to talk about how he landed that job and the inspiration behind Kim Kardashian's “Break The Internet”, his creative vision for Paper Magazine, and his time working for America’s Next Top Model.Find Drew’s work at http://www.papermag.com He’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/drewpsie and instagram at https://www.instagram.com/drewpsieRead Kim Kardashian’s Break the Internet article: http://www.papermag.com/break-the-internet-kim-kardashian-cover-1427450475.htmlFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Call in with your curious questions at 323-606-9351.This episode is sponsored by Enlightened Ice Cream (www.eatenlightened.com/pages/jvn), Pier1 (www.pier1.com), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS), and Tastemade (www.getprepd.com code: TASTEJVN).
07/09/1840m 12s

Why is Abstinence Still Being Used to Treat Addiction? w/ Dr Adi Jaffe

Dr Adi Jaffe is a world renowned specialist in mental health, addiction and shame who has spoken at multiple TEDx events and has a doctorate in psychology from UCLA. He joins Jonathan to about addiction and alternative treatments, the negative consequences of shame, and abstinence based treatment is not the only method to recovery.Find Dr Adi Jaffe’s work at https://www.facebook.com/dradijaffe/ & on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dradijaffe/ & Twitter https://twitter.com/dradijaffeRead more about Dr. Jaffe's book The Abstinence Myth here: https://www.theabstinencemyth.com/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. Reach out with your curious questions at (323) 606-9351. This episode is sponsored by Enlightened Ice Cream (www.eatenlightened.com/pages/jvn), EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: JVN), HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/JVN60 code: JVN60) and Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN).
07/09/1837m 11s

How are the GOP Planning to Keep the Democrats out of the Midterms? with Tina Nguyen

Tina Nguyen is a staff reporter for Vanity Fair's the Hive who joins Jonathan to talk about how reviewing a hamburger landed her in Trump’s crosshairs, shine some light on what is keeps the GOP’s hopes alive in 2018, the “Blue Wave”, navigating right-wing spaces, and more.Find Tina Nguyen’s Review of Trump Grill: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/12/trump-grill-review . Find Tina on Twitter @tina_nguyen and instagram @thelastnguyenFor more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Enlightened Ice Cream (www.eatenlightened.com/pages/jvn), Pier1 (www.pier1.com), Vrai & Oro (www.truthandgold.com/jvn) and EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: JVN).
07/09/1844m 38s

What Goes into a Song? with Hrishikesh Hirway

Hrishikesh Hirway is a musician & host of Song Exploder who joins with Jonathan to talk about about the many elements that go into creating a song, speaking with artists like Solange, Lorde, & Weezer about their creative process & what goes into their songwriting, as well as his own creative process.Find Hrishi Hirway on Twitter & Instagram @HrishiHirway & visit Song Exploder http://songexploder.net/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Reach out with your curious questions at (323) 606-9351.This episode is sponsored by Pier1 (www.pier1.com), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/jonathanvanness), and Care/Of (www.takecareof.com code: CURIOUS).
07/09/1834m 38s

What's Your Origin Story? with Bobby Berk

Bobby Berk is an interior designer & fellow Queer Eye cast member who joins Jonathan to talk growing up closeted in the Midwest, emancipating himself from his parents as a teen, landing the role on Queer Eye,  finding his way to New York City, and his love for interior design.Queer Eye Friendship test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqHso7CwmaQ&feature=youtu.beFind Bobby Berk on Twitter & Instagram @bobbyberk & visit his site https://www.bobbyberkhome.com/For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Vrai & Oro (www.truthandgold.com/jvn), Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS) and EverlyWell (www.everlywell.com code: JVN).
07/09/1833m 48s

How Does Traumatic Family Separation Affect Children? with Dr Elizabeth Barnert

Dr. Elizabeth Barnert, a pediatrician and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. She joins Jonathan to talk about the toxic effects of separating families can have on a child’s physical & mental state ,the process of family reunification, toxic stress, as well as how to help child who have been impacted by family separation.Some organizations people may consider, that are at the forefront of addressing the effects of family separation at the US border:o  The Florence Project, an Arizona organization that offers free legal services to families in immigration custody.o  RAICES, a nonprofit in Texas that is paying the bond for parents currently being held in detention and providing legal services.o  Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, which champions the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children.o  ActBlue, which divides your contribution evenly between 14 organizations (including the ACLU and some of the places listed above) working to protect migrant children from being separated from their families at the border.o  Save the Children is the world’s first global charity for children.o  Baby2Baby provides low-income children, ages 0-12 years, with diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves.o  The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works in more than 190 countries and territories to put children first. UNICEF has helped save more children’s lives than any other humanitarian organization by providing health care and immunizations, safe water and sanitation, nutrition, education, emergency relief and more. UNICEF USA has recently prepared a brief concerning how best to protect migrant children here in the United States with a special focus on what is happening on our border with Mexico: https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/unicef-mobilizing-protect-migrant-children-us/34484Find Dr Elizabeth Barnert’s work at https://www.uclahealth.org/elizabeth-barnert and she’s on Twitter @Liz_Barnert and blogs at XX.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.Reach out with your curious questions at (323) 606-9351.This episode is sponsored by HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn30 code: JVN30) and Casper (www.casper.com/CURIOUS code: CURIOUS).
07/09/1835m 12s

Did Social Media Make Artists Need to be Business People Too? with Austyn Weiner

Austyn Weiner is a renowned photographer and artist extraordinaire who, at 28 years old, has worked with the likes of Cara Delevingne and Gigi Hadid and exhibited at Art Basel. Jonathan talks with this business woman, artist, and millennial about her own artistic evolution and the advice she’d offer to young female artists coming up behind her: commit 100%, share with those around you, don’t be afraid to put yourself out there… and don’t stop.Find Austyn’s work at AustynWeiner.com. She’s on Instagram @Austyn.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Don’t miss Jonathan on Queer Eye, streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN) and PrettyLitter (www.prettylitter.com code: JVN).
07/09/1833m 50s

How to Apply Ethics to Everyday Life? with Ryan Huber

Ryan Huber is an ethicists, PhD, & theologian who joins Jonathan to talk ethics, the life & death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the rise of Adolf Hitler & Nazism in post World War I Germany, and what how we can learn from the past.Find Ryan Huber on Twitter @ryanmhuber or visit his site https://arcdigital.media/ [arcdigital.media]For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by PrettyLitter (www.prettylitter.com code: JVN).
07/09/1834m 7s

How to Cut Suicide Rates Among LGBTQ Youth? with Amit Paley

Amit Paley is the CEO of the Trevor Project and joins Jonathan to talk about the suicide rates among LGBTQ youth, destigmatizing the conversations around suicide & mental illness, and the importance of the work of The Trevor Project.Find Amit Paley’s work at TheTrevorProject.org and @TrevorProject on Twitter @amitpaley.The Trevor Lifeline at 1-866-488-7386National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by PrettyLitter (www.prettylitter.com code: JVN).
07/09/1838m 28s

Who Are You, Tan? with Tan France

Tan France is the fashion expert for Queer Eye and joins Jonathan to talk about growing up in Yorkshire, getting a barbie collection from his dad, and when he realized he wanted to marry a boy. Plus, Tan discusses coming out to a religious household and how Queer Eye helped him find acceptance with his family.  Check out more of Tan’s work at TanFrance.com. He tweets @tanfrance and you can follow him on Instagram @tanfrance. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. This episode is sponsored by HelloFresh (www.hellofresh.com/jvn30 code: JVN30) and WNYC Studios' Nancy Podcast.
07/09/1834m 4s

British English and American English - What’s the Diff? with Helen Zaltzman

Helen Zaltzman hosts The Allusionist podcast and joins Jonathan to talk about the current and historical differences between the two forms of English. It doesn’t take long for the conversation to spiral out to also cover accents, manners and how language can be used to shape our opinions and understanding of the news.Find Helen’s work at TheAllusionist.org. She tweets @HelenZaltzman has an Allusionist group on Facebook.For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com.Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.This episode is sponsored by Care/Of (www.takecareof.com code: CURIOUS) and Casper Mattresses (www.casper.com/curious code: CURIOUS).
07/09/1835m 7s

Gender Bias in Film Scoring, What’s Her Story? with Jessica Rae Huber

Jessica Rae Huber is a film and television composer who has written music for projects such as The Walking Dead, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Outlander, and Constantine.Jonathan talks with Jessica about how she got into film scoring, the process of adding music to a TV show, and the important Walking Dead death she saw before the rest of us. Plus he gets into the #MeToo side of scoring and what it’s like to be a woman in this male-dominated industry.Find Jessica Rae Huber’s work at JessicaRaeHuber.com [jessicaraehuber.com]. She’s on Twitter @JessicaRaeHuber and Instagram as JessicaRaeHuber [instagram.com].Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN [instagram.com]. You can also follow him on Twitter and Facebook.Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix [netflix.com].This episode is sponsored by Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/JVN).
07/09/1836m 2s

Is Saudi Arabia Cute Now? with Prof. James Gelvin

Dr James Gelvin (Professor of Middle Eastern History at UCLA) returns with an update on the Middle East - Syria, Yemen, and is Saudi Arabia liberalizing? Find out more about James Gelvin’s work at UCLA.edu. The Arab Uprising: What Everyone Needs to Know and Dr Gelvin’s other books are available on Amazon and at your local independent bookstore. Check out his previous appearances on Getting Curious talking about the difference between Sunni and Shia muslims and updating us on the Middle East political dynamic towards the end of 2017. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1845m 0s

How Does Egg Donor Meet Egg 18 years Later, Hunties? with Amy Throckmorton and Elizabeth Gaba

19 years ago Amy Throckmorton donated an Egg, to maybe help someone else have a baby. 18 years later and that “egg” contacted her out of the blue. Amy and Gaba met, and discovered that Gaba is currently a singer in the SoCal Vocal’s - the acapella group that Amy was a member of at college. Jonathan had to talk to them and serve some Pitch Perfect realness. Amy Throckmorton is on Twitter @Hereinamyland. Gaba is @elizabethgaba and on YouTube here. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1833m 28s

Who Was the Beyoncé of Renaissance Art? with Prof. Lisa Boutin Vitela

Lisa Boutin Vitela is Assistant Professor of Art History at Cerritos College. In Jonathan’s words, she’s “most professory about the gorgeous renaissance” so comes by to talk about the Ninja Turtle artists - Raphael, Donatello, Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci, plus feminist art trailblazer Artemisia Gentileschi. Find out more about Lisa’s work at Cerritos College - cerritos.edu. She’s on Twitter @LisaBoutin and ProfVitela1474 on Insta. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Watch Jonathan on Queer Eye, streaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1842m 1s

Who Gave You Permission to be So Cute? with Karamo Brown

Karamo Brown joins Jonathan to talk about his childhood, Gay rights, school shootings, The Real World, make-up, self improvement, working for Oprah, and their shared experiences on Queer Eye. Find Karamo on Twitter @KaramoBrown, on Insta @KaramoBrown and at his website KaramoBrown.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also on Twitter @JVN and on Facebook. Our Facebook group is at GettingCurious. Catch Jonathan and Karamo changing lives on Queer Eye, streaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1835m 47s

What’s it Like to Do a Triple Axel? with Mirai Nagasu

Mirai Nagasu was the first American female figure skater to land a triple axel at the Olympics, securing a bronze medal at PyeongChang 2018. Jonathan chokes back tears of love and joy to get deep into the technical, artistic and political aspects of figure skating. Plus Mirai shares what it’s been like losing the skates to compete in Dancing with the Stars: Athletes, which airs from Monday April 30th on ABC. Vote for Mirai by visiting abc.com! Find Mirai on Instagram at mirainagasu, on Twitter @mirai_nagasu, or at mirainagasu.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. You can also follow him on Twitter and Facebook. The latest season of Queer Eye is streaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1855m 10s

Has Britain Screwed Itself with Brexit? with Mary O’Hara

Mary O’Hara returns with a Brexit update. What’s actually happened since the 2016 referendum? Is it too late to turn back? Do we love Nicola Sturgeon? And why has Northern Ireland become such a focus of Brexit negotiations? You can find Mary O’Hara’s writing at MaryOHara.eu as well as at The Guardian and on Twitter @MaryOHara1. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN, he's the same on Twitter and Facebook. Don’t miss Jonathan on Queer Eye - streaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1836m 8s

How Can We Be Less Rude To Bees? with Prof. James Nieh

Professor James Nieh answers Jonathan’s questions about the diseases that are killing off our bees, explains the role bees play in bringing us almonds, and outlines the hierarchies and communication processes going on in hives all over the world. Professor Nieh works out of UC San Diego, researching how natural and man-made stressors affect the biology and behavior of bees. Find out more about Professor Nieh’s work by visiting the Nieh Lab website and following him on Twitter @jnieh1. Jonathan’s on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Find Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1836m 38s

What Makes a Cult a Cult? with Dr Natalie Feinblatt

Dr Natalie Feinblatt explains the 4 criteria an organization needs to meet to be called a cult and looks at how the term can be used and misused in relationship to religions and rehabilitation programs. Plus Jonathan asks about murder porn cults and Wild Wild Country, because that’s what the podcast charts like, right? Find Dr Natalie Feinblatt’s work at DrNatalieFeinblatt.com. She’s on Instagram @Dr_Natalie_F. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Don’t miss Jonathan on Queer Eye, steaming now on Netflix.
07/09/1835m 0s

Where Are You From, Antoni? with Antoni Porowski

Queer Eye co-host, Antoni Porowski joins Jonathan in a wintery New York studio to hang out, share stories from his childhood as a first generation Polish Canadian, and to compare the schooling systems he experienced in Montreal and West Virginia. Follow Antoni on Twitter and Instagram on @Antoni. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Don’t miss Jonathan and Antoni on Queer Eye - available now on Netflix.
07/09/1832m 12s

Why’s the Bail System Such a Hot Mess? with Tim Molina

Tim Molina, Political Director at Courage Campaign, explains why he’s currently focusing on California bail reform and what exactly he's hoping to change. Tim’s on Twitter @TMMolina, while you’re their he says you should also follow @ColorofChange, @ACLU, and of course @CourageCampaign. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Don’t miss Jonathan on the new Queer Eye which is out now on Netflix.
07/09/1828m 34s

Is it Really a China Vs. America World? with Ryan Patel

Ryan Patel is a global business executive and consultant. He was Vice President of Global Development at Pinkberry and came in to tell us about why the Chinese economy is set to take the worldwide #1 spot and what that means for the US. Find out more about Ryan at RyanPatelSpeaks.com. He's also on Twitter @RyanPatelGlobal. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye, out now on Netflix.
07/09/1833m 23s

What Was it Like Being a VJ? with Dave Holmes

Dave Holmes tells Jonathan how he went from losing MTV's first Wanna Be a VJ contest to landing his dream job. Plus, why he left the studios before Mariah Carey’s infamous 2001 TRL meltdown, and why the gay media’s love of a topless selfie can get in the way of really serving the community. Sign up for Dave’s e-mail list of cultural recommendations at TheDaveHolmesDiet, follow him on Twitter @DaveHolmes, read his latest stuff for Esquire and buy his book, Party of One and check out his queer relationship and culture podcast, Homophilia. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Don’t miss Jonathan on the new reboot of Queer Eye which is out now on Netflix.
07/09/1833m 48s

Why Does it Hurt So Bad? with Prof. Catherine Cahill

Catherine Cahill is an opioid neuropharmacologist and a professor in UCLA’s Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioural Studies, specializing in chronic pain. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Jonathan asks Prof. Cath why we experience pain, what makes chronic pain so different and what we can do to treat it. You can find out more about Professor Cahill’s work at UCLA or follow her on Twitter @PainLabQ. Jonathan is on Twitter and Instagram as @JVN and now on Facebook too! Join the Getting Curious group on Facebook here. Don’t miss Jonathan on the new reboot of Queer Eye which is out now on Netflix.
07/09/1835m 7s

What’s it Really Like to be a Woman in the Military? with Linsay Rousseau Burnett

Veteran, actor and veterans rights activist, Linsay Rousseau Burnett joins Jonathan to share her experiences in the military and consider how #MeToo can be applied to the armed forces. Find out more about Linsay at LinsayRousseau.com where you’ll also find links to her social media. She's currently appearing in season 2 of the Deliberations podcast at Delibersationspod.com. Jonathan is on Twitter and Instagram as @JVN, and you can see him in the reboot of Queer Eye which launches this week on Netflix.
07/09/1836m 37s

What Do White People Need to Know About Racism? with Andrew Ti

Andrew Ti, host of the podcast Yo, Is This Racist?, talks to Jonathan about how Trump’s America isn’t necessarily more racist than Obama’s, and about why we should be challenging ourselves and others on an ongoing basis. Check out Andrew Ti’s Yo, Is This Racist? blog and podcast. He’s on Twitter and Instagram as @ANDREWTI. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN.
07/09/1832m 48s

What's Up with the Opioid crisis? with Dr Chris Evans

Dr Chris Evans talks with Jonathan about how people get addicted to opioids, why addiction is so hard to kick, and what we can do about this national crisis. Dr Evans is Director of the Brain Research Institute at UCLA and of the Hatos Centre for Neuropharmacology. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN.
07/09/1836m 26s

Taking Care of Yourself Chinese-Style with Dr Teresa Wlasiuk

Dr Teresa Wlasiuk, joins Jonathan to share her expertise in acupuncture and Chinese medicine and outline ways it can help us over the stressful holiday season. You can follow Dr Wlasiuk on Instagram @GoldenNeedleAcupuncture and find her work at GoldenNeedleAcupunture.com. Jonathan’s on Instagram @JVN.
07/09/1831m 26s

How Come I Don’t Know About the Armenian Genocide? with Dr Richard Hovannisian

Dr Richard Hovannisian, Professor Emeritus of Armenian History at UCLA, joins Jonathan to outline the history of the Armenian Genocide and to explain why you might not know as much about it as you should. Find more about Dr Richard Hovannisian’s work at UCLA and USC’s Shoah Foundation. You can also find his books on Amazon or at your favorite independent bookshop. Jonathan’s on Instagram @JVN.
07/09/1839m 2s

How Did LA Become a Driving Dependent City? with Christina Copland

Christina Copland outlines the history of Los Angeles and how its early public transit system faltered, leading to today’s “autopia”. Plus Jonathan confesses to a lifelong struggle with remembering how we name centuries. Find Christina Copland’s work at USC. She’s on Twitter @ChristinaCopla1 and blogs at KCET. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN.
07/09/1835m 16s

Atlantic Pirates - What’s the T? with Dr Rebecca Simon

Dr Rebecca Simon outlines the history in the Atlantic, from Captain Kidd to Blackbeard. Were pirates into butt stuff? Who were the Adele or Beyonces of the scene and was the golden age of piracy 420 friendly? Find Dr Simon’s work at rebecca-simon.com. She’s on Instagram @beckita85 and on Twitter @beckalex. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN.
07/09/1833m 25s

What’s the Giant Fuss About Artificial Intelligence? with Dr. Ori Amir

Neuroscientist and comedian, Dr. Ori Amir bring us up to speed on A.I., explaining why Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg had a Twitter feud over it, what its benefits and risks might be, and what it’ll mean for all of us over the coming decade. Follow Ori’s work at OriAmir.com, @OriAmir on Twitter and find him at OriXAmir on Instagram. Jonathan is @TheGayOfThrones on Twitter and JVN in Instagram.
07/09/1826m 7s

What's Going on in the Middle East Right Now? With Dr. James Gelvin

Dr James Gelvin (Professor of Middle Eastern History at UCLA) returns to help relaunch the podcast and update us on the current situation in the Middle East. Dr Gelvin’s upcoming book is called “The New Middle East: What Everyone Needs to Know”. Dr. Gelvin doesn't do social media, but you can follow Jonathan on Instagram @JVN and on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones. Getting Curious is produced by Jonathan Van Ness, Colin Anderson and Mary O'Hara.
07/09/1841m 14s

What Was Jonathan Like As A Kid? with Jonathan's Mom, Mary Winters

Jonathan sits down with his mom, Mary Winters, to talk about the way media is changing, childhood costumes, and things you learn on podcasts. And were there ribbon sticks or not?! With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Mary Winters. Edited by Stacey Molski. Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org. You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious
07/09/1823m 12s

How Did You Start With Psychedelics? with Shane Mauss

Jonathan sits down with stand-up comedian Shane Mauss to talk about psychedelics, the pros and cons of edibles, and microdosing. And how was the first time Jonathan did shrooms? With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Shane Mauss Shane Mauss: http://www.shanemauss.com Shane Mauss on Twitter: @shanecomedy Here We Are Podcast: http://www.herewearepodcast.com Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious
07/09/1834m 18s

Who's Throwing Shade? with Erin Gibson

Jonathan sits down with Throwing Shade's Erin Gibson to talk about the difference between hosting a podcast vs. a TV show, cultural appropriation, and the Miss Universe pageant. And why does Turks and Caicos have two names? With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Erin Gibson. You can find Erin on Twitter @gibblertron Throwing Shade the Podcast Throwing Shade on TV Land Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious
07/09/1830m 30s

How Do you Find Your Personal Style? with designer Orlando Soria

Jonathan sits down with Orlando Soria, Premier Designer for Homepolish, to talk about telling your story through interior design, the quality of The Crown, and how to get out of a midterm. And are accent walls basic af? With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Orlando Soria. You can find Orlando on Instagram @mrorlandosoria. Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious.
07/09/1832m 24s

What Are You Up To, Lizzo?

Jonathan sits down with singer, songwriter, recording artist extraordinaire Lizzo to talk about having her heart broken, getting an album named one of the Top 20 of 2016, and who she's obsessed with. And what's the definition of a "bad bitch"? With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Lizzo. You can find Lizzo on Instagram, @LizzoBeEating, and on Twitter, @Lizzo. Edited by Shara Morris. Produced by Christian Dueñas and Laura Swisher for MaximumFun.org. You can find Jonathan on Twitter, @TheGayOfThrones, or follow him on his Instagram, @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious.
07/09/1833m 34s

How Was YOUR 2016? with writer/actress Zoe Jarman

Jonathan sits down with writer and actress Zoe Jarman to talk about the ups and downs of 2016. They cover the Olympics, personal goals, and British crime dramas. And how do you pronounce "Anti" anyway? With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Zoe Jarman. You can find Zoe on Twitter @zoeannejarman. Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious.
07/09/1837m 41s

How Do You Interact With Vulnerability? with Kyle Kreiger

Jonathan sits down with hairstylist and social media influencer Kyle Krieger to talk about vulnerability. They discuss authenticity, moving from coast to coast, and being invited to the White House. Plus, Jonathan loves straddling. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Kyle Krieger. You can find Kyle on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. Edited by Kara Hart. Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious.
07/09/1834m 51s

What Was Your Journey to Becoming a Writer? with writer Christopher Bernard

Jonathan catches up with Christopher Barnard, freelance writer and hometown friend. They talk about Christopher's path to writing, how to interview somebody famous, and the future of print media. Plus, Chris shares how to stay informed on fashion, even if you live in Bumblefuck, or whatever. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Christopher Barnard. Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious.
07/09/1825m 47s

What the T Over at Marie Claire? with Wanyi Jiang, Design Director at Marie Claire

This week, Jonathan sits down with Wanyi Jiang, Design Director at Marie Claire.  They talk about Wanyi's path to design, what 1990s TV drama is inspiring today's fashion, and the real problem with Millennials.    With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Wanyi Jiang Edited by Kara Hart Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious.
07/09/1830m 42s

What're the Down Ballot and Initiative Issues for 2016? with Policy Consultant Greg Srolestar

Jonathan sits down with Policy Consultant Greg Srolestar in a Getting Curious election special! They talk about Citizens United, bans on plastic bags, and why some of these propositions are worded so strangely. Plus, Jonathan professes his love for marijuana. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Greg Srolestar If you want to get informed on your local propositions, check out Ballotpedia! Produced by Christian Dueñas and Daniel Baruela for MaximumFun.org You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram @GayOfThrones. You can join the Getting Curious Facebook group here, and you can follow us on Twitter, @Getting_Curious.
07/09/1837m 7s

How Do You Overcome Lupus? with model/actress Mercedes Yvette

Jonathan sits down with model and actress Mercedes Yvette to talk about America’s Next Top Model, being diagnosed with lupus, and Ayurveda medicine. Plus, Jonathan falls in love with Mercedes’ amazing dog, Porkchop. Check out Mercedes Yvette’s shop, The Gilded Fox! With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Mercedes Yvette   Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1833m 5s

What's it Like Living in America Undocumented? with student Erick Zerecero

Jonathan sits down with UCLA student Erick Zerecero to talk about what life is like for an undocumented person living in the US and the process of becoming a citizen. Plus, Jonathan cries for the first time on the show and producer Christian makes his debut. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Erick Zerecero Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1835m 51s

What's it Like Modeling in Today's Fashion Industry? with Denise Bidot

Jonathan sits down with model Denise Bidot to talk about the modeling industry, New York Fashion Week, and how to truly embrace your body, curves and all. Plus, Denise tells us how to deal with haters on the internet.   With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Denise Bidot Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1835m 59s

How Do Navigate Dating and Love? with therapist/author Stan Tatkin

Jonathan sits down with therapist and author Stan Tatkin to talk about how we can create meaningful and fulfilling relationships with other human beings. Plus, they discuss dating as a numbers game, the idea of soulmates, and Jonathan asks for love advice on behalf of his friends. With Jonathan Van Ness and Stan Tatkin Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1837m 59s

Mass Extinction: What's Her Story? with evolutionary biologist Dr. Leryn Gorlitsky

Jonathan sits down with evolutionary biologist Dr. Leryn Gorlitsky to discuss the many mass extinctions that have happened through Earth’s lifetime, why some species survive and why others die, and how humans are the primary cause of the ongoing mass extinction today. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Leryn Gorlitsky. Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1838m 55s

What's Going on in HIV Research? with Physician Assistant and PrEP Research Clinician Kayla McLaughlin

Jonathan sits down with Physician Assistant and PrEP Research Clinician Kayla McLaughlin to talk about what PrEP is, how far HIV research has gotten since the 80s, and why HIV is so hard to cure. Plus, Kayla discusses the curious cases of the Mississippi Baby and the Berlin Patient. With Jonathan Van Ness and Kayla McLaughlin Produced by Christian Dueñas and Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1837m 29s

What's Going on in Brazil? with director Carla Dauden

Jonathan sits down with director Carla Dauden to talk about Brazil's political parties, life in favelas, and Carla's new documentary, The Discarded: A Tale of Two Rios. Plus, Jonathan finds out about the Bernie Sanders of Uruguay. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest Carla Dauden Produced by Christian Dueñas and Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1835m 59s

What is Gun Control and Everytown? with Andrei Berman and Taylor Maxwell of Everytown

In this special super-sized episode of Getting Curious, Jonathan is joined by Editorial Manager Andrei Berman and Deputy Press Secretary Taylor Maxwell of Everytown for Gun Safety to talk about the second amendment, what exactly the NRA is, and what we can do to help promote gun safety. With Jonathan Van Ness, Taylor Maxwell, and Andrei Berman of Everytown for Gun Safety Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1843m 31s

What's #Brexit? with author Mary O'Hara

Jonathan sits down with Guardian columnist and author Mary O'Hara to discuss what Brexit is, how it affects British people all around the EU, and why the far right seems to be getting more popular. Also, Jonathan talks about why he had a crush on Tony Blair back in the day.  With Jonathan Van Ness and guest Mary O'Hara Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1838m 40s

What are Gravitational Waves and LIGO for Dummies? with physics professor Alan Weinstein

Jonathan sits down with physics professor Alan Weinstein to discuss gravitational waves, Einstein's theory of relativity, and his work for LIGO. Plus, Jonathan and Alan try to imitate the sound of two black holes merging. It's delightful. With Jonathan Van Ness and Alan Weinstein   Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1834m 13s

What's it Like Being a Cancer Survivor? with writer/comedian Byron Lane

Jonathan sits down with writer and comedian Byron Lane to talk being diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer and how he was able to write and produce Last Will and Testicle, a comedy web series based on his own experience. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Byron Lane.   Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1830m 59s

What is United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell?

Jonathan sits down with comedian and host of United Shades of America, W. Kamau Bell to talk about racism in the US, interracial relationships, and what exactly white privilege is. Plus, Jonathan gives us an example of when it’s okay to overcharge for hairdressing.    With Jonathan Van Ness and W. Kamau Bell Produced By Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1833m 53s

What is it Like Living in China? with Scarlett Wang

Jonathan sits down with Scarlett Wang in NYC to talk about moving to America, why certain websites are blocked in China, and how their elections are similar to how America’s Next Top Model works. With Jonathan Van Ness and Scarlett Wang  Produced by Christian Dueñas
07/09/1829m 12s

What is Gender Identity? with comedian/actor Ian Harvie

Jonathan is joined by comedian and actor Ian Harvie to talk about moving to Los Angeles, Transparent, and what it means to truly be comfortable with your gender identity.
07/09/1832m 8s

What Are Strokes? with Dr. Lina Nih

Jonathan sits down with Dr. Lina Nih to talk about what causes strokes, how to detect a possible stroke, and what medical researchers are doing to better treat stroke victims. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Lina Nih. Produced by Colin Anderson and Christian Duenas for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1826m 46s

What Constitutes an Eating Disorder? with Ilona Varo, a marriage and family therapist intern specializing in eating disorders

Jonathan is joined by Ilona Varo, a marriage and family therapist intern specializing in eating disorders. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Ilona Varo. You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram Gay of Thrones. The Getting Curious Facebook group is here and you can follow us on Twitter @Getting_Curious on Twitter. Produced by Colin Anderson & Christian Dueñas. Support our show by donating at MaximumFun.org.
07/09/1833m 49s

What's It Like to be a Comedic Legend? With Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho joins Jonathan to get curious about comedy, dogs, charity and cannabis. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Margaret Cho. You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram Gay of Thrones. The Getting Curious Facebook group is here. Produced by Colin Anderson & Christian Dueñas.
07/09/1838m 13s

Who Were the Romanovs and What Happened to Them, Honey? with Brad Damaré, Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Jonathan is joined by Brad Damaré (Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at USC) to uncover the true story behind the 1997 animated film Anastasia. With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Brad Damaré. You can find Jonathan on Twitter @TheGayOfThrones or follow him on his Instagram Gay of Thrones. The Getting Curious Facebook group is here and you can follow us on Twitter @Getting_Curious on Twitter. Produced by Colin Anderson & Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.
07/09/1834m 40s

What is Agent Orange? with film director Courtney Marsh

Jonathan sits down with Academy Award nominated film director Courtney Marsh. He wants to find out more about the chemical Agent Orange and about Chau, the subject of Courtney's documentary short, Chau: Beyond the Lines. The film profiles Chau, a teenager living in a Vietnamese care center for young people disabled by Agent Orange, struggling with the reality of his dream to one day become a professional artist. Find Courtney on Instagram, Twitter and at CourtneyNMarsh.com . You can view and commission Chau's art work at BeyondTheLinesFilm.com. Produced by Christian Dueñas for MaximumFun.org.
07/09/1829m 26s

Who is Bernie Sanders? with writer Elizabeth Kaye

Jonathan sits down with writer Elizabeth Kaye to talk about all things Bernie Sanders. His policies, beliefs, and his past. It's all here.  With Jonathan Van Ness and guest, Elizabeth Kaye. Produced by Colin Anderson and Christian Duenas for MaximumFun.org.
07/09/1834m 11s

What's a Menstrual Cup? with Sullivan Oakley

Jonathan is joined by Sullivan Oakley to discuss menstrual cups, the stigma attached to periods, and helping women in poverty-stricken areas around the world. Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1833m 20s

Internet Security: What's Her Story? with lobbyist Samantha Corbin

Jonathan is joined by lobbyist Samantha Corbin to find out about what's happening in the world of internet security, how companies are selling your information and what you can do to avoid it being stolen. Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1834m 7s

What Was The First Christmas Really Like? with Father Waylon

Jonathan is joined by Father Waylon, who has a master's in divinity and is a priest in Jonathan's hometown church, in Quincy, Illinois. Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org
07/09/1831m 37s

What's the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims & why don't they love each other? with Dr. James Gelvin, Professor of Islamic Studies

Jonathan is joined by Dr James Gelvin (professor of Islamic Studies at UCLA) to ask, "What's the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims & why don't they love each other?" You can find Dr Gelvin's books on Amazon. Produced by Colin Anderson for MaximumFun.org.
07/09/1835m 27s

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