The vice interview: jon ronson

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Jon Ronson was born in Cardiff, Wales. He reluctantly grew up there, survived high school and moved to London, where he studied media and became a journalist, filmmaker and author. Somewhere along the way, Jon acquired some nice glasses and learned to charm bigots of all kinds into letting him interview them.

Jon's bestselling books include Them: Adventures with ExtremistsThe Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test. Over the past summer, Jon has split his time between trailing Donald Trump's presidential campaign in the US for an essay on Kindle and visiting porn sets for an Audible podcast series called The Butterfly Effect.

We caught up recently in the foyer of Dean Street Townhouse in Soho to talk about love, skinheads and the worst four years of Jon Ronson's life.

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