Jon Ronson

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What links a US TV televangelist to Frank Sidebottom and Rupert Murdoch?
From Jessica Chastain’s new biopic to a James Graham play, take a dive down the rabbit hole with Tammy Faye Bakker

Larry Ryan

05, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The 20 best podcasts of 2021
Celebrities’ bizarre snacking habits, a true crime tale about stripping troupe The Chippendales, and the realisation that there’s no such thing as too much Louis Theroux: it’s the pods of the year

Hannah J Davies and Rachel Aroesti

24, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Sunday with Jon Ronson: ‘Around 5.30am I feed the birds’
The writer on thuggish blue jays, grains and dustbins

Michael Segalov

12, Dec, 2021 @6:45 AM

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Jon Ronson and Adam Curtis on the culture wars: ‘How has this happened? Where is the escape hatch?’
As Ronson’s BBC podcast Things Fell Apart begins, the documentary-makers and old friends discuss conspiracy theories, the problem of ‘activist journalists’ and what happened to Ceaușescu’s socks

Fiona Sturges

13, Nov, 2021 @9:10 AM

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Making sense of conspiracy theorists as the world gets more bizarre
It is 20 years since Jon Ronson wrote Them, his eye-popping investigation into conspiracy theorists. Now, in a world awash with tales of paedophile elites and puppet masters, is he any closer to understanding it all?

Jon Ronson

11, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Conspiracy! review – to the heart of America's deep state
Sift through the evidence and unravel a plot to defraud US democracy in this timely immersive satire

Simon Parkin

16, Jan, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'The first week was mayhem' – how This American Life revolutionised radio
It has spawned hit spinoffs, bagged a Pulitzer and its evocative, character-led reports now have 5 million fans. Has This American Life grown too big? As the show turns 25, founder Ira Glass reveals what keeps him up at night

Sam Wolfson

10, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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The Last Days of August review – unsettling tale of a porn star's demise
Jon Ronson’s new podcast focuses on the tragic death of August Ames and uncovers some uncomfortable truths about the industry she worked in

Rebecca Nicholson

11, Jan, 2019 @11:55 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: The Last Days of August; As Others See Us; Soho Then
Jon Ronson unearthed the messy truth about an adult film star’s death, but Neil MacGregor failed to discover what ‘ordinary’ foreigners think about us Brits

Miranda Sawyer

05, Jan, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Jon Ronson: ‘If you want to get away with malevolent power, be boring’
The broadcaster and writer on life in New York, his new podcast on the death of a porn star and the many perils of social media

Miranda Sawyer

30, Dec, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Jon Ronson investigates the death of a porn star – podcasts of the week
The author uncovers the tragic story of one of the porn industry’s biggest names, plus we take a look at what’s new in the podcast world

Gwilym Mumford, Hannah Verdier and Lily Ames

26, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Can My Dad Wrote a Porno conquer TV? – podcasts of the week
The hit podcast is moving to HBO, while a new audio series profiles the lives of young offenders

Rowan Slaney, Lanre Bakare, Hannah Verdier and Scarlett Conlon

31, Aug, 2018 @5:00 AM

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