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 three collections, Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness, What I Do: More True Tales of Everyday Craziness, and Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries. He lives in London and New York City.
Win a pair of tickets to hear Jon Ronson talk about the phenomenon of public shaming, the subject of his new book, So You've Been Publicly Shamed. Also speaking at the 5x15 event are four people who have found themselves on the wrong side of an angry public: Charlie Gilmour, Christopher Jefferies, Folami Prehaye and Max Mosley.
Back in 2012, Jon Ronson found an account on Twitter that shared his name and photograph. He wasn’t especially happy about it, and met with its creators to see if they might be able to take @jon_ronson down. Here’s how the conversation went . . .
Jon Ronson has co-written a movie, Frank, inspired by his time as the keyboard player in Frank Sidebottom’s Oh Blimey Big Band. Here’s how he first met Frank.
Discover Jon Ronson's various heroes of the real and virtual (Twitter) worlds, and his favourite books, of course.
40 Things To Do Before I Die: A Bucket List was stuck up on one of our walls in the office. Since we've all had such a good laugh, we thought we'd share it with you. Happy reading.
Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test illuminates the gray areas between the two.
Does your boss fit the profile? Here’s our do-it-yourself quiz.
(Disclaimer: this is a strictly amateur exercise . . .)
Jon Ronson on psychopaths, writing and writers