On today’s kinda depressing installment (sorry), Tom and Jenny are discussing the infamous mass murder/suicide of more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple religious cult, led by the Reverend Jim Jones, back in late 1978. While the group started out as a progressive Christian organization focused on racial equality and helping the poor, Jim Jones’s increasing paranoia and declining mental state caused him to move his congregation to the jungles of Guyana, where an authoritarian mindset quickly took over. Don’t drink the Flavor-Aid, just listen to our dulcet tones as we break down one of the worst tragedies in American history on a live episode 230.
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