Author and broadcaster Jon Ronson is a Cardiff-born journalist whose distinctive reporting style and subjects have entertained readers of his Guardian column, viewers of his documentaries and readers of his five books.

His third book, The Men Who Stare at Goats is a major motion picture staring George Clooney due out later in 2009, while his second book Them: Adventures with Extremists is also reported to have been optioned by a Hollywood studio.

You can view the trailer for The Men Who Stare at Goats here.

logoiconThe Men Who Stare At Goats is becoming a movie starring George Clooney – how weird do you find that?

Jon RonsonI’ve seen the film and I love it – it is very warm and funny – so I feel proud.

logoiconYou joined twitter in December 2008 – has it become an essential part of your life? Or just another tool for procrastination?

Jon RonsonI love my nerdy followers and friends. It’s supportive like the Internet often isn’t. It’s like art, like a Robert Altman collage movie.

logoiconPsychic Armies, Extremists, the Alpha Course – who is next? Have you tried to investigate Scientology? or twitter culture?

Jon RonsonMy next book is on its way, but I don’t want to say what it’s about. Jon x

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