May 1, 2019
Jon Ronson is a brilliant, award winning journalist, author and documentary maker. He has many accolades to his name, but most recently he's done two serial podcasts on the adult industry: The Butterfly Effect and The Last Days of August. In this interview he reveals how his research on the porn industry radically changed his perspective, and how his story on the tragic death of August Ames affected him on a personal level. This is poignant and deeply intimate episode, where both Holly and Jon face confront some very serious topics about cyber bullying, mental health, suicide, and how to draw the line between ethical journalism and exploitation.
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