Jon Ronson is a writer and documentary film maker. His book, Them: Adventures With Extremists, was an international bestseller. His new book, The Men Who Stare At Goats in now available in the US in hardback. He grew up in Cardiff and began his journalistic career as an award-winning columnist for Time Out. He also wrote the popular "Human Zoo" column for The Guardian and produced the BBC Radio 4 documentary Hotel Auschwitz. He also presents the late night Radio 4 series, Jon Ronson on...
For Channel 4, Jon has made the acclaimed five part series the Secret Rulers of the World, multi award-winning Tottenham Ayatollah, New Klan, New York to California (A Great British Odyssey), Dr Paisley, I Presume, the four-part series Critical Condition, and the late-night chat show For The Love Of... For BBC2 he made the six part series The Ronson Mission. In the US, he is a contributor to National Public Radio's All Things Considered and This American Life.
Documentary film maker and author, Jon Ronson spoke about his investigation into the US military's strange experiments with the paranormal. At the "Goat Lab," tests were made to see if people could kill animals by simply staring at them. One man, Guy Savelli, who Ronson interviewed, told him that he was able to knock down one of the goats through remote influencing. ... More »Host: George Noory