September 29, 2020

EP. 181 — Are You Getting Every Word Of This? with Erin Brockovich

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 show. How about this for a number? One. That’s how many people it takes to start a movement advocating for safe drinking water.

And we’re guessing zero is the amount of hesitation you’ll have before hitting play on this iconic conversation between Jonathan and Erin, all about what’s in our water, who’s currently regulating it, and how we can take charge of the water supply in our communities.

Follow Erin on Instagram @the_real_erin_brockovich and Twitter @ErinBrockovich. Check out her new book Superman’s Not Coming and her podcast of the same name.

Find out what today’s guest and former guests are up to by following us on Instagram and Twitter @CuriousWithJVN.

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Transcript

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness & Erin Brockovich JVN [00:00:00] Welcome to Getting Curious. I’m Jonathan Van Ness and every week I sit down for a 40 minute conversation with a brilliant expert to learn all about something that makes me curious. On today’s episode, I’m joined by an iconic environmental activist and consumer advocate, Erin Brockovich, where I ask her: Are You Getting Every Word Of This? Welcome to “Getting Curious,” this is Jonathan Van Ness. I’m really so excited because we have a guest. I think I can count on, like, one hand how many times I’ve had someone back to the podcast, you are brilliant, you’re a thought leader. You’re someone who I’ve looked up to for years. So welcome back to the podcast, Erin Brockovich. Your new book is out “Superman’s Not Coming.” And I just cannot wait to talk to you. I think we are, you know, we were talking just a little bit before we started about this electi

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