Getting Curious With Jonathan Van Ness

Synopsis

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’s Your Experience with the Binary? with Alok

    What’s Your Experience with the Binary? with Alok

    26/06/2019 Duration: 51min

    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).

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

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

    19/06/2019 Duration: 42min

    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).

  • How Fierce is Erin Brockovich? with Erin Brockovich

    How Fierce is Erin Brockovich? with Erin Brockovich

    12/06/2019 Duration: 55min

    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).

  • Why Is Immigration a Queer Issue? with Masha Gessen

    Why Is Immigration a Queer Issue? with Masha Gessen

    05/06/2019 Duration: 43min

    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).

  • How Did You Get So Dope Queen? with Phoebe Robinson

    How Did You Get So Dope Queen? with Phoebe Robinson

    29/05/2019 Duration: 47min

    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.

  • Would You Make Over the US Constitution? with Heidi Schreck

    Would You Make Over the US Constitution? with Heidi Schreck

    22/05/2019 Duration: 41min

    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).

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

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

    15/05/2019 Duration: 54min

    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_snakesFor 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).

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

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

    06/03/2019 Duration: 37min

    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/drstantatkinFor 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).

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

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

    30/01/2019 Duration: 54min

    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 @jameelajamilCheck out I Weigh site here https://www.iweighcommunity.com/ and their Instagram https://www.instagram.com/i_weighFor 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).

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

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

    19/09/2018 Duration: 35min

    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).

  • Who Are You, Tan? with Tan France

    Who Are You, Tan? with Tan France

    18/06/2018 Duration: 34min

    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.

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

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

    18/04/2018 Duration: 36min

    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.  

  • Where Are You From, Antoni? with Antoni Porowski

    Where Are You From, Antoni? with Antoni Porowski

    04/04/2018 Duration: 32min

    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.

  • What Was Jonathan Like As A Kid? with Jonathans Mom, Mary Winters

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

    22/02/2017 Duration: 23min

    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

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

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

    07/09/2016 Duration: 37min

    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

  • Mass Extinction: Whats Her Story? with evolutionary biologist Dr. Leryn Gorlitsky

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

    24/08/2016 Duration: 38min

    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

  • Whats the difference between Sunni and Shia Muslims  why dont they love each other? with Dr. James Gelvin, Professor of Islamic Studies

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

    15/12/2015 Duration: 35min

    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.  

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