Jon Ronson
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Jon Ronson

Most of all, I suppose, I write about mysterious worlds. I write about them in as human a way as I can. These worlds have included powerful secret societies like Bohemian Grove and The Bilderberg Group (I infiltrated them in my book Them), extremist communities - Islamic militants, politically correct Klansmen (also in Them), people who believe the world is ruled by 12-foot shape-shifting lizards (Them), and Military Intelligence chiefs who believe it possibe to pass through walls and kill goats just by staring at them (The Men Who Stare At Goats). In Goats, I also look at how these crazy ideas have mutated themselves and live on in the War on Terror.
These are funny stories about unfunny things.

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Interview: Listen in as journalist Jon Ronson talks to editor Courtney Reimer about how The Last Days of August became about so much more than the intersection of the porn industry and social media pile-ons.

I think if somebody asked me why did August die, I could answer that question in a sort of nuanced way.

  • The Last Days of August
  • I think if somebody asked me why did August die, I could answer that question in a sort of nuanced way.

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