On this page: the best in-depth articles and the best podcasts about cults and extreme beliefs that I’ve found.
Transmissions from Jonestown, is a podcast about Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple who died in Jonestown on November 18 1978 in what is considered to be the largest mass suicide in modern history. Locked deep within an FBI vault, the tapes chronicling the history of Peoples Temple were finally made public after 20 years. From Jim Jones shady beginnings as a faith healer to that final tragic night that his loyal followers drank the Koolaide. Listen to this podcast if you’d like to understand and piece together the history of Peoples Temple and what led to their demise.