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Jon Arbuckle is the owner of Garfield in the Jim Davis comic strip.
wh0sbad  9/7/2019
Jon Moritsugu is an American cult/underground filmmaker. His movies are satiric, protopunk deconstructions of popular genres and formats with scabrous and pointedly garish results. The New York Times describes them as "funny, anarchic, provocative and exhilarating." Influenced by the nihilism of Jean-Luc Godard and Guy Debord, Moritsugu's films are often defined by their "lo-fi" aesthetic and were initially shot on 16mm film for a gritty, visceral quality. He states that he often "pay(s) less attention to narrative flow and storyline and put(s) more emphasis on sight, sound and spectacle" to create a movie that is "like a live punk/hardcore show." The works themselves are often absurdist comedies that feature actress, co-writer, stylist, and wife, Amy Davis. Perhaps best known for his cult classic, Mod Fuck Explosion, Moritsugu's films have been screened at Sundance, Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Rotterdam, Venice, New York Underground, Chicago Underground, MoMA, Guggenheim, Whitney and numerous other festivals and museums. In the year 2001 he received the Moving Image award from Creative Capital.
lilolaf  7/28/2017
The name Jon was given to 354 boys born in the US in 2016.
99.14 percent of people with the first name Jon are male.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2017
Actor Jon Heder (1977- ) bears this name.
mirayb  12/27/2016
Seems incomplete without the H, I would prefer this name if it were short for Jonathan.
― Anonymous User  6/9/2016
Unless it's short for Jonathan, I don't like this spelling. "Jon" as a full name feels kind of pseudo-trendy, whereas "John" seems more weighty and classic.
― Anonymous User  9/2/2014
I agree with the comment above me

John as a full name is more former & classic whereas Jon is more trendy.
― Anonymous User  10/21/2014
Jon Ronson, a Welsh journalist, documentary filmmaker, radio presenter and nonfiction author.
― Anonymous User  7/19/2014
Popular Youtuber Jon Jafari (Or better known as 'JonTron') bears this name.
― Anonymous User  2/28/2014
I actually know someone by this name who pronounces it like the Dutch Jan (YAHN).
― Anonymous User  8/27/2012
Jon Snow from A Song of Ice and Fire. Lord Commander of the Night Watch at 17.
Patria-Sue  9/3/2011
Jonathan "Jon" Favreau (b. 2 June 1981) is the Director of Speechwriting for President Barack Obama.
AndrewJKD  1/30/2011
I have two JON's-

1) Jon Anderson From the band Yes. He is the singer. I love his voice. It's so good yet cute and elf like. He is like one of my fav short guys

And 2) Jon Cryer from Two and a Half Men. He plays Alan. And he is... the awesome... the great... DUCKIE! From Pretty in Pink "Hello and Welcome to another day of higher education".
― Anonymous User  10/8/2010
Jon looks boring and incomplete without the H, and it makes me think of Jon Gosselin.
bananarama  9/16/2009
I'm very much surprised that nobody's said anything about Jon Anderson, of the progressive rock band Yes! He's a rather famous bearer of this name, and when I think of the name Jon (as spelled without an H), I usually think of him.
Pippin  7/8/2008
In Garfield "the comic strip" Jon is the owner of Garfield and Odie. Garfield calls Jon his food-fixer and litterbox-cleaner.
― Anonymous User  3/25/2008
Jon of Jon & Kate plus 8. His name is short for Jonathan. One of their sons (I believe it's Aaden) his name is Aaden Jonathan Gosselins, after his dad.
Patricia Underwood  3/5/2008
I think this name is a newer form of John, and I like it a lot better. Every John that I know, has told me that when he or she (I have met one little girl named Jon Grace, but I wouldn't name my daughter Jon), has always misspelled their name when they were little. They spelled it Jonh, or Jon, simply because you don't even hear the H sound in the name, and it was hard for them to remember to put it in when they couldn't hear it. So I prefer Jon.
Patricia Underwood  2/17/2008
It's a better spelling and seems almost unique compared to the boring John spelling.
Luangi  4/8/2007
Panic! At the Disco's bassist's name is usually referred as Jon Walker, though his name is Jonathan.
― Anonymous User  2/13/2007
This name is the older English way of spelling John and it is pronounced the same way in England.
curious  5/7/2006
Rapper Lil Jon bears this name.
― Anonymous User  3/6/2006
Rockstar Jon Bon Jovi is a famous bearer.
― Anonymous User  1/2/2006
Jon Stewart on The Daily Show is a famous bearer.
― Anonymous User  12/17/2005

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