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Jon Ronson

Jon's the author of several books and does stories for the BBC. He has some remarkable interview moments in episodes 314 and 338.
  • Prologue.

    522: Tarred and Feathered 04.11.2014

    When we started putting together this week's show, we assumed we'd be using the phrase "tarred ...Criminal JusticePolice

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  • You Can't Handle The Truth.

    506: Secret Identity 10.04.2013

    If you ever think about assuming a secret identity, you may want to take a little time to ...

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  • King of the Forest.

    436: The Psychopath Test 05.27.2011

    Jon Ronson investigates whether corporate leaders can, in fact, be psychopaths by visiting a ...BusinessMental Health

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  • Intergalactic Cold Call.

    411: First Contact 06.25.2010

    Ira Glass speaks with Paul Davies, chair of the Post-Detection Task Force of SETI. That stands ...Technology

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  • Psycho Dabble.

    385: Pro Se 07.10.2009

    From London, TAL contributor Jon Ronson tells the story of a man who has spent more than a ...Legal SystemMental Health

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  • What Part Of "Bomb" Don't You Understand?

    338: The Spokesman 08.10.2007

    Rachel North was on a train that got blown up during the London subway bombings. After writing a ...Terrorism

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  • September 11th, 1660.

    331: Habeas Schmabeas 2007 04.27.2007

    Habeas corpus began in England. And recently, 175 members of the British parliament filed a ...Criminal JusticeHistoryLegal System

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  • Who Takes The Class Out Of Class Reunion.

    314: It's Never Over 06.23.2006

    Jon Ronson goes to his high school reunion to try to figure out why his schoolmates—his ...ChildhoodEducation

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  • September 11th, 1660.

    310: Habeas Schmabeas 03.10.2006

    Habeas corpus began in England. And recently, 175 members of the British parliament filed a ...Criminal JusticeHistoryLegal System

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  • The Trajectory And Force Of Bodies In Orbit.

    214: Family Physics 05.31.2002

    Jon Ronson tells the story of how his parents decided to commission a family portrait, and how ...ArtFamily

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  • How Britain Nearly Saved America.

    211: Naming Names 05.03.2002

    Reporter Jon Ronson tells the story of how, in the immediate wake of September 11, he became ...9/11JournalismTerrorism

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  • My Friend The Extremist.

    201: Them 12.07.2001

    Several years ago, before most of us paid much attention to the name Osama bin Laden, Reporter ...9/11JournalismTerrorism

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