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Heaven's Gate

Stitcher / Pineapple Street Media / Glynn Washington

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In 1997, thirty-nine people took their own lives in an apparent mass suicide. The events captivated the media and had people across the planet asking the same question...‘Why?’ 20 years later, those who lost loved ones and those who still believe - t...Show More

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3: The Mothers

51:46 | Nov 1st, 2017

While The Two are recruiting new members into their nomadic lifestyle, one woman is trying desperately to make contact.

1: The Seekers

45:43 | Oct 18th, 2017

The Heaven's Gate faithful weren't freaks or space cadets. They were regular people, hungry for something more. They were Seekers.

10: The Class

55:05 | Dec 27th, 2017

39 people exit their vehicles, and stun the world. Families, classmates and the rest of us grapple with what comes after.

6: The Choice

50:11 | Nov 29th, 2017

Frank and Erika were in love. Then they joined a celibate group. Almost 20 years later, their love starts bubbling to the surface, just as Do poses a fateful question.

5: The Tape

49:08 | Nov 15th, 2017

After a sudden death in the group, Do sends a private, awkward, illuminating, confusing tape to Terrie Nettles.

4: The Host

44:20 | Nov 8th, 2017

Host Glynn Washington shares more from his personal story of growing up in a cult.

2: The Two

47:03 | Oct 25th, 2017

It's one thing to join a group your mom would call a cult. It's another thing when your mom starts one.

9: The Comet

55:21 | Dec 20th, 2017

Heaven’s Gate members get the sign they’ve been waiting for.

8: The Unknowns

57:08 | Dec 13th, 2017

This week - the “what if” questions surrounding Heaven’s Gate. Plus, your stories.

7: The Programming

53:29 | Dec 6th, 2017

Gail Maeder was smart, fun and happy, before she joined Heaven’s Gate. What got into her head?

Coming soon… Heaven’s Gate

03:12 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Here’s a first glimpse through Heaven’s Gate - into the group’s decades-long history, as told by family, followers, experts, and the leaders themselves. Whatever you think you know - prepare to be surprised. Subscribe now and hear the first episode o...Show More

Introducing HEADLONG: Surviving Y2K

03:55 | Nov 20th, 2018

The team behind Missing Richard Simmons is back with another story the world got wrong. From an evangelical family who gave up their possessions in preparation for the apocalypse to the coders who fixed the Millennium Bug, Headlong: Surviving Y2K has...Show More

The Dream: Wanna Swim in Cash?

42:10 | Sep 24th, 2018

Here’s something new from the team here at Stitcher: What if we told you that with zero experience and only few hundred dollars down, this podcast could change your life? Well, we’d be lying. The Dream is a new podcast diving into the world of pyrami...Show More

Introducing Dear Franklin Jones

03:16 | Feb 28th, 2018

Growing up, Jonathan’s family was a little different. They followed a controversial spiritual leader named Franklin Jones. Join Jonathan on a journey to find out what really happened. Subscribe to Dear Franklin Jones, a new documentary podcast from S...Show More