November 1, 2020

EP. 186 — Can Comedy Save Us All? with Samantha Bee

Look, we already know the answer to this question. But we can dream! We’re sending you into Election Day with an early release of this week’s Getting Curious, featuring a conversation with the iconic comedian, writer, and producer Samantha Bee. She and Jonathan talk political humor, the Golden Girls, Canadian health care, and so much more. Take a listen when you’re in line to vote, when you need a break from refreshing last-minute polling numbers, or on the other side of Election Day—whatever happens, we’re here for you.


Samantha Bee is the host and Executive Producer of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on TBS and the podcast Full Release with Samantha Bee on Earwolf. Follow her on Twitter @iamsambee, and keep up with Full Frontal on Twitter and Instagram @FullFrontalSamB.


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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness & Samantha Bee 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. I’d also like to quickly add that I’m literally standing in a coat closet as we speak. On today’s episode, I’m joined by the comedian, writer, producer, and late night host Samantha Bee, where I ask her: Can Comedy Save Us All? Welcome to “Getting Curious.” This is Jonathan Van Ness, and I’m so excited for today’s guest. I’m actually really so excited today for several reasons. This is our last episode prior to the election. And I just feel like I’ve been trying to hit these, these hard hitting issues for quite some time. And I just felt like the one before, the week before the election, let’s, let’s talk about comedy and who better to talk about with comedy than Samantha Bee. We

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