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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

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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.

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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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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English


Episodes

What’s it Like Being a Woman in NASCAR? w/ Julia Landauer

10/17/2018
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Julia Landauer is an American professional stock car driver who joins Jonathan to discuss being one of the few professional female drivers, the physical demands of driving, navigating a predominantly male dominated profession, her racing origins, how a pit crew works, and more. Find Julia’s work at https://julialandauer.com/ She’s on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/julialandauer/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on...

Duration:00:54:40

How Does Global Health Affect Everything? with Dr. Laura Ferguson

10/10/2018
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Dr. Laura Ferguson is an assistant professor of preventive medicine at the University of Southern California and the associate director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights at the USC Institute for Global Health. She joins Jonathan to discuss the importance of global health and its impact on day-to-day life. Find Laura’s work at https://globalhealth.usc.edu/about/programs-centers/ghhr/. She’s on twitter @lauraf_la and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/uscglobalhealth/ Follow...

Duration:00:40:02

What’s Parental Alienation w/ Dr. Amy Baker

10/3/2018
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Dr. Amy Baker is a nationally recognized expert in parent child relationships, parental alienation, and child emotional abuse who joins Jonathan to discuss the signs and causes of parental alienation, how it affects children, and how to avoid it. Find Dr. Amy Baker’s work at https://www.amyjlbaker.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. Call in with your...

Duration:00:44:21

How Could Virtual Reality Help Recover Memories? with Dr. Nanthia Suthana

9/26/2018
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Dr. Nanthia Suthana is a neuroscientist from UCLA who joins Jonathan to discuss memories, how the brain works, epilepsy, new breakthroughs in medical technologies, how virtual reality is used in therapy, and more. Find Nanthia’s work at http://neurosurgery.ucla.edu/nanthia-suthana. 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. Call in with your curious questions at...

Duration:00:42:15

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

9/19/2018
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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...

Duration:00:42:08

Being a Fierce Woman in Comedy? with Nicole Byer & Erin Gibson

9/12/2018
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Nicole Byer is a comedian, writer, and host of Netflix’s Nailed It as well as the Why Won’t You Date Me? podcast. Erin Gibson is a comedian, director/writer, creator of Gay of Thrones and the host of Throwing Shade. They join Jonathan live in Montreal at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival to talk Erin giving Jonathan his big break, being women in comedy & empowered content creators, Roseanne’s meltdown, and more. Find Nicole’s work at https://www.nicolebyerwastaken.com She’s on Twitter...

Duration:00:57:07

What’s it Like Being the Voice of a Generation? with Michelle Wolf & Florence Welch

9/5/2018
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Michelle Wolf is a comedian & writer featured performer at the 2018 White House Correspondents’ Dinner and hosted The Break with Michelle Wolf. Florence Welch is an English musician, producer, singer/songwriter, and lead of of Florence & The Machine. They join Jonathan live at Outside Lands Festival to talk a variety subjects including reactions to Michelle’s Correspondents’ Dinner set and politicians not being able to take a joke, Florence’s approach to songwriting and using sadness for...

Duration:00:53:15

Why Are There So Many Questions? with Justin Theroux

8/29/2018
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Justin Theroux is an actor, producer, screenwriter, and director who joins Jonathan to talk about early days living & traveling in China, landing his first major acting role, his outlook on life, as well as a surprise Q & A session with Tan & Antoni. Recorded live at Vulture Fest. Find Justin’s work at https://www.achancetobloom.org/. He’s on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/justintheroux. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also Twitter...

Duration:01:02:10

How Did Kim Kardashian Break the Internet? with Drew Elliott

8/22/2018
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Drew Elliot, Editor-in-Chief of Paper Magazine, joins Jonathan to talk about how he landed that job and the inspiration behind Kim Kardashian's “Break The Internet”, his creative vision for Paper Magazine, and his time working for America’s Next Top Model. Find Drew’s work at http://www.papermag.com He’s on Twitter https://twitter.com/drewpsie and instagram at https://www.instagram.com/drewpsie Read Kim Kardashian’s Break the Internet article:...

Duration:00:45:51

Why is Abstinence Still Being Used to Treat Addiction? w/ Dr Adi Jaffe

8/15/2018
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Dr Adi Jaffe is a world renowned specialist in mental health, addiction and shame who has spoken at multiple TEDx events and has a doctorate in psychology from UCLA. He joins Jonathan to about addiction and alternative treatments, the negative consequences of shame, and abstinence based treatment is not the only method to recovery. Find Dr Adi Jaffe’s work at https://www.facebook.com/dradijaffe/ & on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dradijaffe/ & Twitter...

Duration:00:42:45

How are the GOP Planning to Keep the Democrats out of the Midterms? with Tina Nguyen

8/8/2018
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Tina Nguyen is a staff reporter for Vanity Fair's the Hive who joins Jonathan to talk about how reviewing a hamburger landed her in Trump’s crosshairs, shine some light on what is keeps the GOP’s hopes alive in 2018, the “Blue Wave”, navigating right-wing spaces, and more. Find Tina Nguyen’s Review of Trump Grill: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/12/trump-grill-review . Find Tina on Twitter @tina_nguyen and instagram @thelastnguyen For more music from Quiñ head to...

Duration:00:50:31

What Goes into a Song? with Hrishikesh Hirway

8/1/2018
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Hrishikesh Hirway is a musician & host of Song Exploder who joins with Jonathan to talk about about the many elements that go into creating a song, speaking with artists like Solange, Lorde, & Weezer about their creative process & what goes into their songwriting, as well as his own creative process. Find Hrishi Hirway on Twitter & Instagram @HrishiHirway & visit Song Exploder http://songexploder.net/ For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram @JVN. Also...

Duration:00:38:47

What's Your Origin Story? with Bobby Berk

7/25/2018
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Bobby Berk is an interior designer & fellow Queer Eye cast member who joins Jonathan to talk growing up closeted in the Midwest, emancipating himself from his parents as a teen, landing the role on Queer Eye, finding his way to New York City, and his love for interior design. Queer Eye Friendship test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqHso7CwmaQ&feature=youtu.be Find Bobby Berk on Twitter & Instagram @bobbyberk & visit his site https://www.bobbyberkhome.com/ For more music from Quiñ...

Duration:00:39:58

How Does Traumatic Family Separation Affect Children? with Dr Elizabeth Barnert

7/17/2018
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Dr. Elizabeth Barnert, a pediatrician and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. She joins Jonathan to talk about the toxic effects of separating families can have on a child’s physical & mental state ,the process of family reunification, toxic stress, as well as how to help child who have been impacted by family separation. Some organizations people may consider, that are at the forefront of addressing...

Duration:00:40:29

Did Social Media Make Artists Need to be Business People Too? with Austyn Weiner

7/11/2018
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Austyn Weiner is a renowned photographer and artist extraordinaire who, at 28 years old, has worked with the likes of Cara Delevingne and Gigi Hadid and exhibited at Art Basel. Jonathan talks with this business woman, artist, and millennial about her own artistic evolution and the advice she’d offer to young female artists coming up behind her: commit 100%, share with those around you, don’t be afraid to put yourself out there… and don’t stop. Find Austyn’s work at AustynWeiner.com. She’s...

Duration:00:36:51

How to Apply Ethics to Everyday Life? with Ryan Huber

7/4/2018
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Ryan Huber is an ethicists, PhD, & theologian who joins Jonathan to talk ethics, the life & death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the rise of Adolf Hitler & Nazism in post World War I Germany, and what how we can learn from the past. Find Ryan Huber on Twitter @ryanmhuber or visit his site https://arcdigital.media/ [arcdigital.media] 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...

Duration:00:36:49

How to Cut Suicide Rates Among LGBTQ Youth? with Amit Paley

6/27/2018
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Amit Paley is the CEO of the Trevor Project and joins Jonathan to talk about the suicide rates among LGBTQ youth, destigmatizing the conversations around suicide & mental illness, and the importance of the work of The Trevor Project. Find Amit Paley’s work at TheTrevorProject.org and @TrevorProject on Twitter @amitpaley. The Trevor Lifeline at 1-866-488-7386 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255 For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on Instagram...

Duration:00:41:30

Who Are You, Tan? with Tan France

6/18/2018
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Tan France is the fashion expert for Queer Eye and joins Jonathan to talk about growing up in Yorkshire, getting a barbie collection from his dad, and when he realized he wanted to marry a boy. Plus, Tan discusses coming out to a religious household and how Queer Eye helped him find acceptance with his family. Check out more of Tan’s work at TanFrance.com. He tweets @tanfrance and you can follow him on Instagram @tanfrance. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on...

Duration:00:39:48

British English and American English - What’s the Diff? with Helen Zaltzman

6/13/2018
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Helen Zaltzman hosts The Allusionist podcast and joins Jonathan to talk about the current and historical differences between the two forms of English. It doesn’t take long for the conversation to spiral out to also cover accents, manners and how language can be used to shape our opinions and understanding of the news. Find Helen’s work at TheAllusionist.org. She tweets @HelenZaltzman has an Allusionist group on Facebook. For more music from Quiñ head to TheQuinCat.com. Jonathan is on...

Duration:00:35:56

Gender Bias in Film Scoring, What’s Her Story? with Jessica Rae Huber

6/6/2018
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Jessica Rae Huber is a film and television composer who has written music for projects such as The Walking Dead, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Outlander, and Constantine. Jonathan talks with Jessica about how she got into film scoring, the process of adding music to a TV show, and the important Walking Dead death she saw before the rest of us. Plus he gets into the #MeToo side of scoring and what it’s like to be a woman in this male-dominated industry. Find Jessica Rae Huber’s work at...

Duration:00:36:51