What is a cult? Why do people join them? In this episode we explore the weird world of religion and cults. We discuss a bunch of famous cults and their eccentric leaders, from Marshall Applewhite and Heaven’s Gate to Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple.

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Intro song: Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back in Town (Vertigo Records, 1976)

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