Jonestown

3.27.18

A Cult Expert Explains What's New in Cults for 2018

If you spend a lot of time online, don't be tempted to join something called the "Miracle School."

11.17.17

A Jonestown Survivor and King Woman's Kristina Esfandiari Discuss Healing from Trauma

The frontwoman of King Woman talks with author Deborah Layton about her experience in the Peoples Temple cult on the anniversary of the horrific Jonestown Massacre.

11.8.15
12.10.14

This Dude Started His Own Cult

"It's a group performance where everyone's a player," says Christopher Allman, the creator and leader of the People of Ieya.

7.28.14

Joining a Cult Might Be Bad for Your Diet

From the Flavor Aid (not Kool-Aid) at Jonestown to Rev. Sun Myung Moon's fat-shaming sermons, cults have a history of using food as one of their many tools of control. But hey, at least some of them made salad dressing to die for.

6.18.14

Arizona Attorney General Asks Judge to Disband Police Force in Polygamist Community

Documents submitted Tuesday say the US Marshal's office for two communities acts as the "de facto" law enforcement arm of the FLDS church.

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