Jonathan Van Ness on Quarantine Life and His New Children's Book : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders Jonathan Van Ness wears many hats: He's one of the Fab Five on the popular Netflix show Queer Eye, a podcast host, an aspiring figure skater and gymnast, a grooming and self-care expert, a comedian, and author of a best-selling memoir. And now... a children's book author.

Sam talks to Van Ness about why he decided to write Peanut Goes for the Gold, about a gender nonbinary guinea pig who has their own way of doing things, and how he's been dealing with social distancing during self-quarantine.

Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.
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Jonathan Van Ness on Quarantine Life and His New Children's Book

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Jonathan Van Ness on Quarantine Life and His New Children's Book

Jonathan Van Ness on Quarantine Life and His New Children's Book

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Jonathan Van Ness' new children's book is Peanut Goes for the Gold.

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Jonathan Van Ness wears many hats: He's one of the Fab Five on the popular Netflix show Queer Eye, a podcast host, an aspiring figure skater and gymnast, a grooming and self-care expert, a comedian, and author of a best-selling memoir. And now... a children's book author.

Sam talks to Van Ness about why he decided to write Peanut Goes for the Gold, about a gender nonbinary guinea pig who has their own way of doing things, and how he's been dealing with social distancing during self-quarantine.

Email the show at samsanders@npr.org.