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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

101 episodes - English - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16.2K ratings

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

January 22, 2020 05:00 - 50 minutes - 46.1 MB

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 re...

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

January 15, 2020 05:00 - 55 minutes - 50.6 MB

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 ...

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

January 15, 2020 05:00 - 55 minutes - 50.6 MB

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 ...

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

January 08, 2020 05:00 - 41 minutes - 37.8 MB

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, Discov...

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

January 01, 2020 05:00 - 1 hour - 60 MB

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 wa...

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

December 25, 2019 05:00 - 37 minutes - 34.2 MB

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 ...

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

December 18, 2019 05:00 - 46 minutes - 43 MB

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 Senat...

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

December 11, 2019 05:00 - 44 minutes - 40.7 MB

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 ho...

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

December 04, 2019 05:00 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

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!   Follo...

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

December 04, 2019 05:00 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

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!   Follo...

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

December 04, 2019 05:00 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

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!   Follo...

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

November 27, 2019 05:00 - 43 minutes - 39.7 MB

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 Allia...

Are You My Tanny Bananny? with Tan France

November 20, 2019 05:07 - 49 minutes - 45.7 MB

Tan France is the host of Netflix’s upcoming show Next in Fashion, Dressing Funny on Netflix is a Joke and co-host of Queer Eye. He sits down with Jonathan in a mysterious location (on set) to discuss life since Queer Eye, the beauty industry, and learning to not just love but advocate for the beautiful color of his skin!  Follow Tan France on Instagram and Twitter @tanfrance and check out his side project on Instagram @shaded Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by foll...

Are You My Tanny Bananny? with Tan France

November 20, 2019 05:07 - 46 minutes - 42.8 MB

Tan France is the host of Netflix’s upcoming show Next in Fashion, Dressing Funny on Netflix is a Joke and co-host of Queer Eye. He sits down with Jonathan in a mysterious location (on set) to discuss life since Queer Eye, the beauty industry, and learning to not just love but advocate for the beautiful color of his skin!  Follow Tan France on Instagram and Twitter @tanfrance and check out his side project on Instagram @shaded Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up t...

“Are You My Tanny Bananny?“ with Tan France

November 20, 2019 05:07 - 49 minutes - 45.7 MB

Tan France is the host of Netflix’s upcoming show Next in Fashion, Dressing Funny on Netflix is a Joke and co-host of Queer Eye. He sits down with Jonathan in a mysterious location (on set) to discuss life since Queer Eye, the beauty industry, and learning to not just love but advocate for the beautiful color of his skin!  Follow Tan France on Instagram and Twitter @tanfrance and check out his side project on Instagram @shaded Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by foll...

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

November 13, 2019 05:00 - 52 minutes - 48.3 MB

Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee is a psychologist, speaker, and the award winning author of “Deviced!: Balancing Life and Technology in a Digital World”. She joins Jonathan to discuss how reliant on technology we are as a culture and the mental, emotional and subtle ways it is affecting our lives. Follow Dr. Doreen Dodgen-Magee online: Instagram: @drdoreendm  Twitter: @drdoreendm  www.doreendm.com For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com., Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and...

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

November 06, 2019 05:00 - 50 minutes - 46.3 MB

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.Jo...

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

October 30, 2019 04:00 - 50 minutes - 45.9 MB

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. Fo...

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

October 23, 2019 04:00 - 56 minutes - 51.5 MB

Jonathan is joined by Nancy Birtwhistle. The two discuss all things Great British Bake Off and how she followed the recipe of her heart to become an international baking icon.  Follow Nancy online:  Twitter: @nancybbakes Instagram: @nancy.birtwhistle  Facebook: @nancybirtwhistle Website: https://www.nancybirtwhistle.co.uk/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. T...

How Did Family Separation Affect Your Life? with Diane Guerrero

October 16, 2019 04:00 - 59 minutes - 54.3 MB

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: @dianexguer...

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

October 09, 2019 04:06 - 43 minutes - 40.2 MB

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 o...

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

October 02, 2019 04:00 - 43 minutes - 40.2 MB

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...

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

September 25, 2019 04:00 - 51 minutes - 47.4 MB

Planned Parenthood's Alexis McGill Johnson joins Jonathan to discuss the current state of reproductive rights, the politics of health care, and just, what is her day even like? Alexis McGill Socials Instagram: @alexismjpp Twitter: @alexismcgill PP Socials IG: @plannedparenthood Twitter: @PPFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlannedParenthood/ Website: https://www.plannedparenthood.org For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter an...

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

September 18, 2019 04:00 - 48 minutes - 44.6 MB

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 strea...

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

September 11, 2019 04:00 - 49 minutes - 45.7 MB

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....

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

September 04, 2019 04:00 - 43 minutes - 39.6 MB

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 e...

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

August 28, 2019 04:00 - 46 minutes - 42.3 MB

Ranald Woodaman is the Smithsonian Latino Center’s Exhibitions and Public Programs Director. Ranald sits down with Jonathan to discuss ancient Latin American Cultures and how Latinos shaped the nation before its founding.  For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN Also Twitter and Facebook. Catch Jonathan on Queer Eye streaming now on Netflix. Check Out the Smithsonian on Social Media:  @globalSI @slc_latino  @SmithsonianNMAI This episode is spons...

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

August 21, 2019 04:00 - 47 minutes - 43.8 MB

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 ...

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

August 14, 2019 04:00 - 50 minutes - 46.7 MB

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...

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

August 07, 2019 04:00 - 49 minutes - 45.3 MB

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/ 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 Netf...

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

July 31, 2019 04:00 - 46 minutes - 42.9 MB

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 Insta...

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

July 24, 2019 04:00 - 50 minutes - 46.7 MB

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 ...

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

July 17, 2019 04:00 - 1 hour - 56 MB

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, @blackfutu...

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

July 10, 2019 04:00 - 41 minutes - 38.4 MB

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.

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

July 03, 2019 04:00 - 58 minutes - 53.8 MB

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...

What’s Your Experience with the Binary? with Alok

June 26, 2019 04:00 - 51 minutes - 47 MB

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...

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

June 19, 2019 04:00 - 42 minutes - 39.2 MB

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...

How Fierce is Erin Brockovich? with Erin Brockovich

June 12, 2019 04:00 - 55 minutes - 51.2 MB

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.brockovi...

Why Is Immigration a Queer Issue? with Masha Gessen

June 05, 2019 04:00 - 43 minutes - 40.2 MB

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/ For more music from Quiñ hea...

How Did You Get So Dope Queen? with Phoebe Robinson

May 29, 2019 04:00 - 47 minutes - 43.5 MB

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 he...

Would You Make Over the US Constitution? with Heidi Schreck

May 22, 2019 04:00 - 41 minutes - 37.6 MB

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 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 Netf...

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

May 15, 2019 05:16 - 54 minutes - 49.7 MB

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 Netf...

How Are You Fighting For Gender Equality? with Melinda Gates

May 08, 2019 05:22 - 42 minutes - 39.3 MB

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 ht...

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

May 01, 2019 04:00 - 46 minutes - 42.7 MB

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 Collabor...

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

March 06, 2019 05:00 - 37 minutes - 34.1 MB

Dr. Stan Tatkin is author of the new book We Do, he returns to talk with Jonathan about relationships, couples therapy, what goes into forming a functional relationship, the physical effects of a bad relationship, determining happiness, stress, and more. Find Dr. Tatkin’s work at https://stantatkin.com. He’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/DrStanTatkin and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/stantatkin. Find Dr. Stan Tatkin on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/drstantatkin For more music...

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

January 30, 2019 05:00 - 54 minutes - 50.2 MB

Jameela Jamil is an actress, activist, and host who joins Jonathan to talk about a wide array of topics, including how she landed the role of Tahani on The Good Place, the importance of loving yourself, dispelling shame, using her various platforms for good, the struggles marginalized people face, and more. Find Jameela on Instagram @jameelajamilofficial, and on Twitter @jameelajamil Check out I Weigh site here https://www.iweighcommunity.com/ and their Instagram https://www.instagram.com/...

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

September 19, 2018 04:00 - 35 minutes - 32.8 MB

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.c...

Who Are You, Tan? with Tan France

June 18, 2018 22:17 - 34 minutes - 31.2 MB

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 ...

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

April 30, 2018 04:08 - 55 minutes - 50.5 MB

Mirai Nagasu was the first American female figure skater to land a triple axel at the Olympics, securing a bronze medal at PyeongChang 2018. Jonathan chokes back tears of love and joy to get deep into the technical, artistic and political aspects of figure skating. Plus Mirai shares what it’s been like losing the skates to compete in Dancing with the Stars: Athletes, which airs from Monday April 30th on ABC. Vote for Mirai by visiting abc.com! Find Mirai on Instagram at mirainagasu, on Twitt...

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

April 25, 2018 05:22 - 36 minutes - 33.1 MB

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

Guests

Tan France

4 Episodes

Andrew Ti

1 Episode

Antoni Porowski

1 Episode

Bill Nye

1 Episode

Dave Holmes

1 Episode

Diane Guerrero

1 Episode

Erin Gibson

1 Episode

Margaret Cho

1 Episode

Melinda Gates

1 Episode

Phoebe Robinson

1 Episode

Shane Mauss

1 Episode

Shannon Miller

1 Episode