Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

By Jonathan Van Ness

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Reviews: 11

Laura
 Sep 24, 2019
I'm always hunting for informative podcasts and like to know a little of what goes on everywhere. You nail it! Sometimes light politics, some re: animals, humanity and just great random things. And the guests are top notch.

Elizabeth
 Jun 18, 2019
amazing podcast!! JVN is a fantastic host, and I can't believe the caliber of guests he gets on the show. VERY impressive people. You will learn something new every week!!

Monica
 Jun 9, 2019
JVN is just as charming on this podcast as he is on Queer Eye! Love all the diverse topics & different points of view! 💋


 Apr 19, 2019


 Mar 30, 2019

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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.

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How Did Family Separation Affect Your Life? with Diane Guerrero
00:59:17

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/


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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).

Oct 16, 2019
Why Hasn’t Congress Changed Cosmetics Regulations In Over 80 Years? with Tara Foley Founder and CEO of Follain
00:43:50

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 Tara sits down with Jonathan to discuss the power of taking care of their bodies with non-toxic products, outdated regulations on cosmetics and what "clean beauty" really means.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).


Oct 09, 2019
Is There An Insulin Crisis Happening in the U.S.? with Elizabeth Pfiester, Founder and Executive Director of T1International
00:43:49

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).

Oct 02, 2019
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
00:51:40

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


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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).

Sep 25, 2019
How Can We Twerk on Climate Change? with Bill Nye The Science Guy
00:48:37

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.

Sep 18, 2019
How Many Cats Am I Allowed To Foster Before It’s Illegal? with Hannah Shaw
00:49:54

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).

Sep 11, 2019
Why Is The Census So Majorly F**king Important? with Ditas Katague
00:43:12

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- @cacompletecount

Instagram- @cacompletecount


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 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).

Sep 04, 2019
Why Don’t We Know Enough About Ancient Latin American History? with Smithsonian Latino Center’s Exhibitions and Public Programs Director Ranald Woodaman
00:46:07

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. 


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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 

@SmithsonianNMAI



This 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.

Aug 28, 2019
What is Techno-Chauvinism and Are We Relying Too Much on Unconscious Biased Systems? with Meredith Broussard
00:47:50

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).

Aug 21, 2019
What Was Early America Like Around the Revolutionary War? with Dr. Jessica Roney
00:50:58

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).

Aug 14, 2019
How Has the US Disrupted Native American Food Sources? With Brittany Wenniserí:iostha Jock, PhD, MHS
00:49:28

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: @Wenniseriiostha


Check out this interactive map of Indigenous lands: 

https://native-land.ca/


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Jonathan 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).


Aug 07, 2019
Is it Possible That I’m the Most Gorgeous Hypochondriac That Has Ever Lived? with Dr. Adam Ratner
00:46:51

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 @gramstain


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), Progressive Insurance (www.progressive.com), The Great Courses (www.thregreatcoursesplus.com/JVN), and thredUP (www.thredup.com/jvn)

Jul 31, 2019
How Did You Learn to Write Pop Music? with Kim Petras
00:50:58

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: @kimpetras


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, Progressive Insurance (www.progressive.com), Grove Collaborative (www.grove.co/jvn), KiwiCo (www.kiwico.com/JVN), and Honeybook (www.honeybook.com code: JVN).

Jul 24, 2019
Are The Democrats As Inclusive As We Think They Are? with Alicia Garza
01:01:08

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, @supermajority

Twitter: @aliciagarza, @domesticworkers, @blackfutureslab, #BlackLivesMatter


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 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).

Jul 17, 2019
What’s a Dermatologist’s Tea on Sunscreen? With Dr. Emily Newsom
00:41:55

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_chat


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.

Jul 10, 2019
Can We Make it the Magnificent 8? with America’s Most Decorated Olympic Gymnast Shannon Miller
00:58:40

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).

Jul 03, 2019
What’s Your Experience with the Binary? with Alok
00:51:15

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).

Jun 26, 2019
How is the U.S. Funding the War on Yemen? with Sheba Crocker
00:42:48

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).

Jun 19, 2019
How Fierce is Erin Brockovich? with Erin Brockovich
00:55:50

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).

Jun 12, 2019
Why Is Immigration a Queer Issue? with Masha Gessen
00:43:53

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/mashagessen


Support Rusa LGBT here: https://rusalgbt.com/


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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).

Jun 05, 2019
How Did You Get So Dope Queen? with Phoebe Robinson
00:47:27

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.

May 29, 2019
Would You Make Over the US Constitution? with Heidi Schreck
00:41:06

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/heidibschreck


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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).

May 22, 2019
Should I Be Terrified of Snakes… and What are They Going Through These Days Anyway? with Dr. Sara Ruane
00:54:14

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).

May 15, 2019
How Are You Fighting For Gender Equality? with Melinda Gates
00:42:53

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/melindagates


Find Melinda’s new book The Moment of Lift here:

https://www.evoke.org/momentoflift


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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).

May 08, 2019
How Did Period Awareness Earn You An Oscar? with Rayka Zehtabchi
00:46:38

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).

May 01, 2019
What the Heck is EMILY’s List, Anyway? with Stephanie Schriock
00:44:04

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/



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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.

Apr 24, 2019
Who Gave You Permission to Create Queer Eye, David Collins?
00:47:34

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/



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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.

Apr 17, 2019
How Do You Know If Your Bae Is The One? with Dr. Stan Tatkin
00:37:10

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


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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).

Mar 06, 2019
How Do You Ignore Haters & Learn to Love Yourself? with Jameela Jamil
00:54:48

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


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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).

Jan 30, 2019
How Are You Bridging Social Media & Lady-Entrepreneurship? with Reese Witherspoon
00:35:45

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).

Sep 19, 2018
Who Are You, Tan? with Tan France
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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.

Jun 18, 2018
How Can We Be Less Rude To Bees? with Prof. James Nieh
00:36:37
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.  
Apr 18, 2018
Where Are You From, Antoni? with Antoni Porowski
00:32:11
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.
Apr 04, 2018
What Was Jonathan Like As A Kid? with Jonathan's Mom, Mary Winters
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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
Feb 22, 2017
How Do Navigate Dating and Love? with therapist/author Stan Tatkin
00:37:59
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
Sep 07, 2016
Mass Extinction: What's Her Story? with evolutionary biologist Dr. Leryn Gorlitsky
00:38:54
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
Aug 24, 2016
What's the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims & why don't they love each other? with Dr. James Gelvin, Professor of Islamic Studies
00:35:26
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.  
Dec 15, 2015
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Dec 01, 2015