" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley

Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of three bestsellers, Them: Adventures with Extremists, The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test, and two collections, Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness and What I Do: More True Tales of Everyday Craziness. The Men Who Stare at Goats was made into a major Hollywood movie starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges, and The Psychopath Test is also to be made into a major movie. Jon has written a film, Frank, which goes into production later in 2012 and will star Michael Fassbender. Jon Ronson and family have recently relocated to New York. Jon's latest collection of journalism is Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries. Jon has been our guest on Little Atoms five times.

Interview one first broadcast on 14th October 2005.

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Interview two first broadcast on 10th November 2006.

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Interview three recorded live in front of an audience at The School of Life on 17th June 2009.

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Interview four (also broadcast on Brighton Festival Radio) first broadcast on 13th May 2011.

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Interview five first broadcast on 5th October 2012.

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See also TAM London 2009 (Includes short interview with Joel Ronson).