Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
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.
  1. October 21, 2020
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    Why Are Domestic Workers’ Rights Essential? with Ali…
    There are more than 2.5 million care workers, nannies, and house cleaners across the United States. They are skilled professionals. Their labor is essential. So are their rights. Alicia Garza, who is the Direct…
  2. October 14, 2020
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    How Are Contemporary Native Americans Thriving? with…
    On this week’s Getting Curious, Dr. Elizabeth Rule joins Jonathan to discuss contemporary Native American rights and representation. She and Jonathan cover reproductive justice, tribal sovereignty, and the incr…
  3. October 07, 2020
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    Would I Have Been The Toast of the Ancient Mediterra…
    Raise a glass (or an amphora!) to this week’s episode of Getting Curious, all about ancient Mediterranean drinking cultures. Associate Professor of History at the University of Iowa Dr. Sarah E. Bond speaks wit…
  4. October 06, 2020
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    Would I Have Been The Toast of the Ancient Mediterra…
  5. September 30, 2020
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    Are You Getting Every Word of This? with Erin Brocko…
    This week on Getting Curious, we’ve got numbers coming out of our ears. For instance: two. Two? Yeah. That’s how many times the clean water activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich has now appeared on the…
  6. September 23, 2020
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    How Can I Be A Better Cat Parent? with Jackson Galax…
    This week on Getting Curious, we’re carrying ourselves with confidence, our heads are held high, and we’re comfortable in our environment—we’re feeling big time cat parent mojo! Jackson Galaxy, the cat behavior…
  7. September 16, 2020
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    Can A House Divided Stand? with Sec. Julián Castro
    There are fewer than 50 days until the 2020 United States elections, and over at Getting Curious, we’re feeling a little… shaky. To lay the foundation for this final stretch of election season, Jonathan’s calli…
  8. September 09, 2020
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    How Can We Take Charge Of Our Lives? with Dr. Edith…
    One of the lessons in Dr. Edith Eger’s latest book The Gift is that love equals time. And on this week’s Getting Curious, Dr. Eger is joining Jonathan for an hour of love, compassion, and life lessons. Dr. Eger…
  9. September 02, 2020
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    Are Unions A Good Bargain? with Professor Rebecca Gi…
    In the lead-up to Labor Day, Getting Curious is working it! We're re-releasing an episode from 2018 with Rebecca Givan, an associate professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations at Rutgers University, al…
  10. August 26, 2020
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    Is Guaranteed Income America’s Next Top Model? with…
    Since Stockton, California, Mayor Michael Tubbs was elected in November 2016, he’s launched an innovative Guaranteed Income pilot program and created a runway for his city’s success. Mayor Tubbs joins Jonathan…
  11. August 19, 2020
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    Why Do We Need A Green New Deal? with Senator Ed Mar…
    This week on Getting Curious, Jonathan is learning about the power of clean energy with a clean energy powerhouse: Massachusetts representative and co-author of the Green New Deal bill, Senator Ed Markey. Senat…
  12. August 12, 2020
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    What’s It Like To Live On The Edge? with Astronaut &…
    Earth to listeners! This week’s Getting Curious is serving an adventure like no other, because Jonathan is talking with astronaut, oceanographer, and geologist Kathy Sullivan. She’s the first US woman to comple…
  13. August 05, 2020
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    Am I A Self-Karen? with Activist Ashlee Marie Presto…
    Do you know where your donor dollars and time are actually going? Activist, thought leader, and founder of the social impact campaign YouAreEssential Ashlee Marie Preston joins Jonathan to discuss the trillion-…
  14. July 29, 2020
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    Am I Your Favorite Non-Binary Gardener / Gymnast? wi…
    This episode is an All-Around winner, because Jonathan is talking with six-time Olympic medalist and captain of the Fierce Five and Final Five gymnastics teams, Aly Raisman. This isn’t a Level 10 conversation a…
  15. July 29, 2020
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    Am I Your Favorite Non-Binary Gardener / Gymnast? wi…
    This episode is an All-Around winner, because Jonathan is talking with six-time Olympic medalist and captain of the Fierce Five and Final Five gymnastics teams, Aly Raisman. This isn’t a Level 10 conversation a…
  16. July 22, 2020
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    How Can We Give the Theater World a Revival? with Br…
    This week's Getting Curious is a show like no other, since Jonathan is joined by the iconic Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award winner Audra McDonald. She and Jonathan discuss the critical work she's doing as the co-f…
  17. July 15, 2020
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    How Can Progressives Stick The 2020 Election Landing…
    This election season is anything but routine, and this week, Jonathan is asking political strategist Ben O'Keefe to coach us through all the ways we can help flip seats, add balance to any check on our democrac…
  18. July 08, 2020
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    Are We Hearing A Crescendo of Anti-Racism in Classic…
    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…
  19. July 01, 2020
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    Are Cicadas The Only Ones Having a Hawt Gurl Summer?…
    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. D…
  20. June 24, 2020
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    How Can We Shablam on Voter Suppression? with Stacey…
    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 towa…

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