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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness
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... more

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Episodes

What’s Indigenous Science? with Dr. Jessica Hernandez

Indigenous peoples represent about five percent of the world’s population—and sustain nearly 80 percent of the world’s biodiversity. This week,... more

19 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Can Figure Skaters Defy Gravity? with Dr. Deborah King

What happens when you add JVN to E = mc²? You get an episode of Getting Curious all about physics,... more

12 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Do Spider Exoskeletons Go Out Of Style? with Dr. Maydianne Andrade

As the itsy bitsy spider crawls up the water spout, it dawns on her: her exoskeleton doesn’t fit. Is it... more

05 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
What’s The Soundtrack To Your Life? with Brandi Carlile

We’re ending this year on a high note with none other than Brandi Carlile! She and Jonathan talk Brandi’s incredible... more

29 Dec 2021 · 44 minutes
How Much History Is In A Burrito? with Pati Jinich

This week’s episode is as nourishing as they get, as chef Pati Jinich joins Jonathan to discuss cuisines along the... more

22 Dec 2021 · 56 minutes
What’s It Like To Be An Ex-Nun? with Kelli Dunham and Mary Johnson

If you’re a regular listener of Getting Curious, you know how much Jonathan loves the Sister Act films. But how... more

15 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Who Built The Panama Canal? with Professor Kaysha Corinealdi

In 1903, a Frenchman and an American granted the United States ninety nine years of control over the Isthmus of... more

08 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
How Sharp Is The History Of Scissors? with Teresa Collenette

This week’s episode is a cut above the rest, as we explore the history and cultural significance of scissors. Join... more

01 Dec 2021 · 57 minutes
How Expansive Is Oregon Trail History? with Professor Margaret Huettl

Can you map out the Oregon Trail? If you just flashed back to playing The Oregon Trail video game in... more

24 Nov 2021 · 59 minutes
What’s The Deal With Tear Gas? with Professor Anna Feigenbaum

You may have seen tear gas marketed as a “non-lethal” or “less lethal” weapon. The truth is more dangerous. This... more

17 Nov 2021 · 55 minutes
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness
What’s Indigenous Science? with Dr. Jessica Hernandez
Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness