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Ralph Jones

Ralph Jones is a freelance journalist and comedy writer who has written for The New Yorker, The Guardian and VICE.


The Inside Story of How ‘Wild Wild West’ Spun Out of Control

A giant mechanical spider, Will Smith in drag, a megalomaniacal producer — how did one of the most expensive movies ever made turn into such a disaster?

The Trailblazing Doctor Who Helped a Mob Boss Cheat Death — And Changed History

Dr. Barbara Roberts, a groundbreaking woman in medicine, treated — and fell in love with — the most brutal and dangerous men alive. Then, some say, she helped bring down New England’s biggest crime family