Jon Ronson

journalist and documentary filmmaker

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Journalist, documentary filmmaker, radio presenter and nonfiction author, whose works include The Men Who Stare at Goats (2004). He has been described as a gonzo journalist, with his work appearing in British publications such as The Guardian newspaper, City Life and Time Out magazine. He has made several documentary films for television and two documentary series for Channel 4.

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Have you ever thoughtlessly tweeted or Facebooked something … and then thought later, ugh, I shouldn’t have done that? Most of us have. And usually it’s no big deal.

Public Shaming Online

Have you ever thoughtlessly tweeted or Facebooked something … and then thought later, ugh, I shouldn’t have done that? Most of us have. And usually it’s no big deal.

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The story goes something like this: an aspiring artist goes to Berlin right after World War II. He sees doe-eyed children rummaging through the trash for food.

An Art Fraud Based on Big-Eyed Children

The story goes something like this: an aspiring artist goes to Berlin right after World War II. He sees doe-eyed children rummaging through the trash for food.

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Frank is a new film about an avant-garde pop musician who wears a big, fake head. Nobody knows who he really is.

Inside Michael Fassbender’s Giant Head

Frank is a new film about an avant-garde pop musician who wears a big, fake head. Nobody knows who he really is.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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