Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

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 May 8, 2020

Marianna
 Dec 21, 2019

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! 💋

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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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Are We Hearing A Crescendo of Anti-Racism in Classical Music? with Dr. Kira Thurman and Ashleigh Gordon
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This week on Getting Curious, Dr. Kira Thurman and Ashleigh Gordon join Jonathan to discuss the remarkable work of Black classical composers and musicians through history and today. Dr. Thurman is an assistant professor of History and Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan. Ashleigh Gordon is the co-founder, Artistic and Executive Director, and violist of Castle of our Skins, a Boston-based concert and educational series devoted to celebrating Black Artistry through music.   Follow Dr. Thurman on Twitter @kira_thurman, and follow Ashleigh on Instagram @violashe and at www.violashe.com. Keep up with Castle of our Skins on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook at @castleskins, and at www.castleskins.org.    And make sure to check out the Castle of our Skins resources page for a list of organizations, ensembles, composers, and more!   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.
Jul 08, 2020
Are Cicadas The Only Ones Having a Hawt Gurl Summer? with Entomologist Dr. Jessica Ware
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On this week’s Getting Curious, Jonathan is taking the creepy out of crawly with entomologist and evolutionary biologist Dr. Jessica Ware. We’re talking periodical cicadas, cockroaches, dragonflies, and more. Dr. Ware is a curator of Odonata and non-Holometabolous insect orders at the American Museum of Natural History, New York and a professor at the Richard Gilder Graduate School. She is also the VP-Elect of the Entomological Society of America, and the President of the Worldwide Dragonfly Association.    Follow Dr. Ware on Twitter@JessicaLWareLab and Instagram@jessicaleeware42.   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.
Jul 01, 2020
How Can We Shablam on Voter Suppression? with Stacey Abrams
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Voting rights activist, author, lawyer, and politician Stacey Abrams joins Jonathan to discuss the history of voting rights in the United States, the current state of voter suppression, and how we can work towards fair voting and a robust civic engagement. Abrams served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2007 to 2017, and as minority leader from 2011 to 2017. In 2018, she became the first Black woman to run as a major-party gubernatorial nominee in the US. She is the founder of Fair Fight, an organization that works to ensure every American has a voice in our legal system, and Fair Count, which advocates for accuracy in the 2020 Census and greater participation in civic engagement. This June marked the release of her latest book, Our Time Is Now. Metadata: Follow Leader Abrams on Twitter and Instagram @staceyabrams, learn more about Fair Fight here and Fair Count here, and find her book Our Time Is Now 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.
Jun 24, 2020
Is Trump An Autocratic Basic B? with Journalist Masha Gessen
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In Masha Gessen’s return to Getting Curious, the journalist and staff writer at The New Yorker speaks with Jonathan about their new book Surviving Autocracy. They discuss the ways in which Trump has consolidated power since his election, what the stakes are if he continues to trample American institutions, and what we can do to resist his autocratic ambitions. Follow Masha Gessen on Twitter @mashagessen, and learn more about Surviving Autocracy 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.
Jun 17, 2020
How Can Democrats Be Anti-Racist? with Alicia Garza
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In this re-release of an episode first recorded in July 2019, Jonathan sits down with Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza to discuss the origins of the movement, Alicia’s founding of the Black Futures Lab, and how Democratic candidates, campaigns, and elected officials need to be—and can be—more accountable to Black constituents.   Follow Alicia Garza on Twitter @aliciagarza and on Instagram at @chasinggarza, and learn more about Black Futures Lab 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.
Jun 10, 2020
How can District Attorneys help fight police brutality? with DA Rachael Rollins
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Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins joins Jonathan to discuss the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and other victims of police violence; the deep roots of police brutality and systemic racism; and how District Attorneys can play a role in police reform. DA Rollins was elected to represent Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere on a progressive platform in 2018, and is the first woman of color to serve as a DA in Massachusetts.   Follow DA Rollins on Twitter @DARollins and on Instagram at @rollins4da, 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.   Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix.
Jun 03, 2020
What Was Poppin’ In Prehistoric America? with Paleontologist Dr. Julia Clarke
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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.
May 27, 2020
How Did You Become So F*#%!ng Fierce? with Christian Siriano
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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.
May 20, 2020
When Did We Start to Demonize Poverty? with writer Mary O'Hara
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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.
May 13, 2020
How Can We Stop Being Such Grumpy Nightmares? with Happiness Professor Dr. Laurie Santos
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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.
May 06, 2020
What Happened After WW2? With Pascale R. Bos Part 2
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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.
Apr 29, 2020
Do We Understand How the Holocaust Happened? With Pascale R. Bos Part 1
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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.
Apr 22, 2020
How Do We Stay Healthy in the Age of Coronavirus? With Dr. Saralyn Mark, MD
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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.
Apr 15, 2020
How Funny Are You, Queen?! With Mawaan Rizwan
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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.
Apr 08, 2020
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.
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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.
Apr 01, 2020
Do We Know Enough About Queer History? With Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown
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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.

Mar 25, 2020
Is Our Economy Going to Survive This Pandemic? With Bradley M. Gold
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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.

Mar 18, 2020
What is Ableism and How Does it Affect Your Life? With Carson Tueller
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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 and wheelchair-bound. 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.
Mar 11, 2020
How Are You Rescuing the Animals in Australia? With Tanya Dominguez
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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.

Mar 04, 2020
How Do Firefighters Fight Bushfires? With Fiona Macken
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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.

Feb 26, 2020
How Do the Legacies of Slavery and Jim Crow Laws Still Affect Americans Today? With Deborah N. Archer
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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.

Feb 19, 2020
What's The Difference Between The Gender Pay Gap And The Wealth Gap? With Sallie Krawcheck
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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.

Feb 12, 2020
What’s It Like To Be A Booked And Busy Irish Queen? With Actress Nicola Coughlan
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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.

Feb 05, 2020
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
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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.

Jan 29, 2020
How Do Plants Get Their Freak On? With Dr. Alex Monro
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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.

Jan 22, 2020
How Are You Going To Flip Texas’s 21st Congressional District Blue In 2020? With Former State Senator Wendy Davis
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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.

Jan 15, 2020
How Is The Amazon Rainforest Doing? With Dr. M. Sanjayan, CEO of Conservation International
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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.

Jan 08, 2020
What Does Inequality Have To Do With HIV? With Dr. Celeste Watkins-Hayes Professor of Sociology and African American Studies
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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.

Jan 01, 2020
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
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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

 

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Dec 25, 2019
How Will You Win The White House In 2020? With Senator Elizabeth Warren
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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

 

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Dec 18, 2019
How Did You Create The Internal Family Systems Model And How Does It Work? With Dr. Richard Schwartz, Ph. D. Founder of IFS
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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 

 

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Dec 11, 2019
What Exactly is Geoengineering Anyway And Could It Possibly Help Save The World? With Dr. Shuchi Talati Geoengineering Governance Fellow, Union Of Concerned Scientists
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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.

 

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Dec 04, 2019
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
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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

 

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Nov 27, 2019
Are You My Tanny Bananny? with Tan France
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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


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Nov 20, 2019
Is Our Reliance On Technology Turning Our Brains Into Mush? With Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee
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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


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Nov 13, 2019
How Has Gun Violence Shaped Your Life? with Josh Stepakoff Survivor of The North Valley Jewish Community Center Shooting
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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


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Nov 06, 2019
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
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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.


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Oct 30, 2019
How Did You Win Great British Bake Off? with Nancy Birtwhistle, Winner of Great British Bake Off Series 5
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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: @nancy.birtwhistle 

Instagram: @nancybbakes

Facebook: @nancybirtwhistle

Website: https://www.nancybirtwhistle.co.uk/


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Oct 23, 2019
How Did Family Separation Affect Your Life? with Diane Guerrero
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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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Oct 16, 2019
Why Hasn’t Congress Changed Cosmetics Regulations In Over 80 Years? with Tara Foley Founder and CEO of Follain
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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


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

 

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/t1international

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/t1international/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/t1international


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


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



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Sep 11, 2019
Why Is The Census So Majorly F**king Important? with Ditas Katague
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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.


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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
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Aug 28, 2019
What is Techno-Chauvinism and Are We Relying Too Much on Unconscious Biased Systems? with Meredith Broussard
2870
Aug 21, 2019
What Was Early America Like Around the Revolutionary War? with Dr. Jessica Roney
3058
Aug 14, 2019
How Has the US Disrupted Native American Food Sources? With Brittany Wenniserí:iostha Jock, PhD, MHS
2969
Aug 07, 2019
Is it Possible That I’m the Most Gorgeous Hypochondriac That Has Ever Lived? with Dr. Adam Ratner
2812
Jul 31, 2019
How Did You Learn to Write Pop Music? with Kim Petras
3058
Jul 24, 2019
Are The Democrats As Inclusive As We Think They Are? with Alicia Garza
3669
Jul 17, 2019
What’s a Dermatologist’s Tea on Sunscreen? With Dr. Emily Newsom
2516
Jul 10, 2019
Can We Make it the Magnificent 8? with America’s Most Decorated Olympic Gymnast Shannon Miller
3520
Jul 03, 2019
What’s Your Experience with the Binary? with Alok
3076
Jun 26, 2019
How is the U.S. Funding the War on Yemen? with Sheba Crocker
2569
Jun 19, 2019
How Fierce is Erin Brockovich? with Erin Brockovich
3351
Jun 12, 2019
Why Is Immigration a Queer Issue? with Masha Gessen
2633
Jun 05, 2019
How Did You Get So Dope Queen? with Phoebe Robinson
2848
May 29, 2019
Would You Make Over the US Constitution? with Heidi Schreck
00:41:06
May 22, 2019
Should I Be Terrified of Snakes… and What are They Going Through These Days Anyway? with Dr. Sara Ruane
3254
May 15, 2019
How Are You Fighting For Gender Equality? with Melinda Gates
00:42:53
May 08, 2019
How Did Period Awareness Earn You An Oscar? with Rayka Zehtabchi
00:46:38
May 01, 2019
What the Heck is EMILY’s List, Anyway? with Stephanie Schriock
00:44:04
Apr 24, 2019
Who Gave You Permission to Create Queer Eye, David Collins?
00:47:34
Apr 17, 2019
What Do District Attorneys Do? with District Attorney Rachael Rollins
3013
Apr 10, 2019
What Is The Tea with Vaccines, Hunty? with Dr. Nina Shapiro
00:49:15
Apr 03, 2019
Who is Enforcing the Clean Water Act? with Bobby Kennedy Jr.
00:38:14
Mar 27, 2019
Can You Even Believe It's Our 100th Episode? A Look Back on Getting Curious.
00:55:02
Mar 20, 2019
How Do We Find Our Voice? with Tammy Baldwin
00:51:43
Mar 13, 2019
How Do You Know If Your Bae Is The One? with Dr. Stan Tatkin
2231
Mar 06, 2019
What is Toxic Stress & Why is She So Bad? with Dr. Caroline Leaf
00:51:34
Feb 27, 2019
How Has Figure Skating Shaped Your Life? with Michelle Kwan & Eliot Halverson
01:06:04
Feb 20, 2019
What The Heck is Going On in Central America Even? with Shannon O’Neil
00:43:01
Feb 13, 2019
Have We Lost the Capacity To Be Civil? with Sally Kohn
00:41:33
Feb 06, 2019
How Do You Ignore Haters & Learn to Love Yourself? with Jameela Jamil
3289
Jan 30, 2019
What’s Going on with the Special Counsel Investigation? with A.G.
00:32:11
Jan 28, 2019
How Do We Treat Our Skin Like the Gorgeous Organ She Is? with Victoria Tsai
00:42:12
Jan 23, 2019
How Can You Turn Marginalization Into Activism? with Noor Tagouri
00:47:50
Jan 16, 2019
How Do We Touch Untouchable Topics? with Jodi Picoult
00:39:48
Jan 09, 2019
How Can We Step in What Katie Couric is Stepping in? with Katie Couric
00:56:15
Jan 02, 2019
What’s a Therapeutic Clown Even? with Nimrod Eisenberg
00:39:04
Dec 26, 2018
What’s Really Going on with Recycling, Hunny? with Beth Porter
00:35:32
Dec 19, 2018
What’s The Cutest Way to Fight Climate Change? with Anastasia Khoo
00:41:11
Dec 12, 2018
How to Know When You’ve Made it in Music? with Bishop Briggs
00:33:32
Dec 05, 2018
What Do Trade Unions Actually Do? with Rebecca Givan
00:41:08
Nov 28, 2018
How Do We Know What Words Mean? with Jessica Rett
00:33:47
Nov 21, 2018
What is Medical Marijuana & How Does it Work? with Jeff Chen
00:37:55
Nov 14, 2018
What is Astronomy Even? with Paul Geithner
00:45:10
Nov 07, 2018
Can Your Vote Really Make A Difference? with Nancy Pelosi
01:06:11
Nov 05, 2018
What are Emoluments, How Important are Attorneys General & Why is Trump Getting Sued? with Karl Racine
00:47:42
Oct 31, 2018
What Can Allies Do to Defend Trans Rights? with Mara Keisling
00:51:19
Oct 29, 2018
How Do We Flip Red States Blue in the Midterms? with Gaby Goldstein
00:45:45
Oct 24, 2018
What’s it Like Being a Woman in NASCAR? w/ Julia Landauer
00:47:36
Oct 17, 2018
How Does Global Health Affect Everything? with Dr. Laura Ferguson
00:33:01
Oct 10, 2018
What’s Parental Alienation w/ Dr. Amy Baker
00:38:57
Oct 03, 2018
How Could Virtual Reality Help Recover Memories? with Dr. Nanthia Suthana
00:35:11
Sep 26, 2018
How Are You Bridging Social Media & Lady-Entrepreneurship? with Reese Witherspoon
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Sep 19, 2018
Being a Fierce Woman in Comedy? with Nicole Byer & Erin Gibson
00:50:05
Sep 12, 2018
What’s it Like Being the Voice of a Generation? with Michelle Wolf & Florence Welch
00:45:51
Sep 05, 2018
Why Are There So Many Questions? with Justin Theroux
00:56:02
Aug 29, 2018
How Did Kim Kardashian Break the Internet? with Drew Elliott
00:40:12
Aug 22, 2018
Why is Abstinence Still Being Used to Treat Addiction? w/ Dr Adi Jaffe
00:37:11
Aug 15, 2018
How are the GOP Planning to Keep the Democrats out of the Midterms? with Tina Nguyen
00:44:38
Aug 08, 2018
What Goes into a Song? with Hrishikesh Hirway
00:34:38
Aug 01, 2018
What's Your Origin Story? with Bobby Berk
00:33:48
Jul 25, 2018
How Does Traumatic Family Separation Affect Children? with Dr Elizabeth Barnert
00:35:12
Jul 18, 2018
Did Social Media Make Artists Need to be Business People Too? with Austyn Weiner
00:33:50
Jul 11, 2018
How to Apply Ethics to Everyday Life? with Ryan Huber
00:34:07
Jul 04, 2018
How to Cut Suicide Rates Among LGBTQ Youth? with Amit Paley
00:38:28
Jun 27, 2018
Who Are You, Tan? with Tan France
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Jun 18, 2018
British English and American English - What’s the Diff? with Helen Zaltzman
00:35:07
Jun 13, 2018
Gender Bias in Film Scoring, What’s Her Story? with Jessica Rae Huber
00:36:02
Jun 06, 2018
Is Saudi Arabia Cute Now? with Prof. James Gelvin
00:45:00
May 30, 2018
How Does Egg Donor Meet Egg 18 years Later, Hunties? with Amy Throckmorton and Elizabeth Gaba
00:33:28
May 23, 2018
Who Was the Beyoncé of Renaissance Art? with Prof. Lisa Boutin Vitela
00:42:01
May 16, 2018
Who Gave You Permission to be So Cute? with Karamo Brown
00:35:47
May 09, 2018
What’s it Like to Do a Triple Axel? with Mirai Nagasu
3310
Apr 30, 2018
Has Britain Screwed Itself with Brexit? with Mary O’Hara
2168
Apr 25, 2018
How Can We Be Less Rude To Bees? with Prof. James Nieh
2198
Apr 18, 2018
What Makes a Cult a Cult? with Dr Natalie Feinblatt
2100
Apr 11, 2018
Where Are You From, Antoni? with Antoni Porowski
1932
Apr 04, 2018
Why’s the Bail System Such a Hot Mess? with Tim Molina
1714
Mar 22, 2018
Is it Really a China Vs. America World? with Ryan Patel
2003
Mar 08, 2018
What Was it Like Being a VJ? with Dave Holmes
2028
Feb 23, 2018
Why Does it Hurt So Bad? with Prof. Catherine Cahill
2107
Feb 14, 2018
What’s it Really Like to be a Woman in the Military? with Linsay Rousseau Burnett
2197
Feb 05, 2018
What Do White People Need to Know About Racism? with Andrew Ti
1968
Jan 18, 2018
What's Up with the Opioid crisis? with Dr Chris Evans
2186
Jan 04, 2018
Taking Care of Yourself Chinese-Style with Dr Teresa Wlasiuk
1886
Dec 21, 2017
How Come I Don’t Know About the Armenian Genocide? with Dr Richard Hovannisian
2342
Dec 07, 2017
How Did LA Become a Driving Dependent City? with Christina Copland
2116
Nov 23, 2017
Atlantic Pirates - What’s the T? with Dr Rebecca Simon
2005
Nov 08, 2017
What’s the Giant Fuss About Artificial Intelligence? with Dr. Ori Amir
1567
Oct 26, 2017
What's Going on in the Middle East Right Now? With Dr. James Gelvin
2474
Oct 11, 2017
What Was Jonathan Like As A Kid? with Jonathan's Mom, Mary Winters
1392
Feb 22, 2017
How Did You Start With Psychedelics? with Shane Mauss
2058
Feb 09, 2017
Who's Throwing Shade? with Erin Gibson
1830
Feb 03, 2017
How Do you Find Your Personal Style? with designer Orlando Soria
1944
Jan 25, 2017
What Are You Up To, Lizzo?
2014
Jan 11, 2017
How Was YOUR 2016? with writer/actress Zoe Jarman
2261
Dec 28, 2016
How Do You Interact With Vulnerability? with Kyle Kreiger
2091
Dec 15, 2016
What Was Your Journey to Becoming a Writer? with writer Christopher Bernard
1547
Nov 30, 2016
What the T Over at Marie Claire? with Wanyi Jiang, Design Director at Marie Claire
1842
Nov 16, 2016
What're the Down Ballot and Initiative Issues for 2016? with Policy Consultant Greg Srolestar
2227
Nov 02, 2016
How Do You Overcome Lupus? with model/actress Mercedes Yvette
1985
Oct 19, 2016
What's it Like Living in America Undocumented? with student Erick Zerecero
2151
Oct 05, 2016
What's it Like Modeling in Today's Fashion Industry? with Denise Bidot
2159
Sep 21, 2016
How Do Navigate Dating and Love? with therapist/author Stan Tatkin
2279
Sep 07, 2016
Mass Extinction: What's Her Story? with evolutionary biologist Dr. Leryn Gorlitsky
2335
Aug 24, 2016
What's Going on in HIV Research? with Physician Assistant and PrEP Research Clinician Kayla McLaughlin
2249
Aug 10, 2016
What's Going on in Brazil? with director Carla Dauden
2159
Jul 27, 2016
What is Gun Control and Everytown? with Andrei Berman and Taylor Maxwell of Everytown
2611
Jul 13, 2016
What's #Brexit? with author Mary O'Hara
2320
Jun 29, 2016
What are Gravitational Waves and LIGO for Dummies? with physics professor Alan Weinstein
2053
Jun 15, 2016
What's it Like Being a Cancer Survivor? with writer/comedian Byron Lane
1859
Jun 01, 2016
What is United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell?
2033
May 18, 2016
What is it Like Living in China? with Scarlett Wang
1752
May 04, 2016
What is Gender Identity? with comedian/actor Ian Harvie
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What is Agent Orange? with film director Courtney Marsh
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Feb 04, 2016
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Internet Security: What's Her Story? with lobbyist Samantha Corbin
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Jan 06, 2016
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What's the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims & why don't they love each other? with Dr. James Gelvin, Professor of Islamic Studies
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