35 episodes

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.

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness Earwolf

    • 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Do We Know Enough About Queer History? With Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown

    Do We Know Enough About Queer History? With Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown

    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.

    • 57 min
    Is Our Economy Going to Survive This Pandemic? With Bradley M. Gold

    Is Our Economy Going to Survive This Pandemic? With Bradley M. Gold

    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.

    • 55 min
    What is Ableism and How Does it Affect Your Life? With Carson Tueller

    What is Ableism and How Does it Affect Your Life? With Carson Tueller

    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. 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.

    • 56 min
    How Are You Rescuing the Animals in Australia? With Tanya Dominguez

    How Are You Rescuing the Animals in Australia? With Tanya Dominguez

    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.

    • 52 min
    How Do Firefighters Fight Bushfires? With Fiona Macken

    How Do Firefighters Fight Bushfires? With Fiona Macken

    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.

    • 45 min

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