The podcast West Cork was one of the most listened-to non-fiction titles on the Audible podcast network last year, and was heralded by Time magazine as a must-listen
‘I don’t give a damn about my reputation. I’m 55. I have no shame. I’m not about politics. I don’t care enough’
American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis insists that he ignores the furore over his contempt for liberals, his refusal to vote and his defence of Trump, yet he seems to revel in the spotlight, writes Nadine O’Regan
Charlie Savage is a Dublin grandfather who might be old-fashioned in some respects - he’s a pint drinker, a gruff talker and he loves shouting at the telly - but he’s also a man alive to the modern world
‘I think the reason I get on well with porn people is that I’m not dissimilar to them. They’re creative people and they’re on the outside, and I’ve always felt like an outsider’
From psychology-driven books, TV documentaries and screenplays to his recent podcasts investigating the adult film industry, Jon Ronson’s career is nothing if not varied. But one common thread is his holding a light up to people on the fringes.