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Heaven's Gate

Stitcher / Pineapple Street Media / Glynn Washington

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 - tell their story. Hosted by Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment.

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3: The Mothers

Nov 1st, 201751:46

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

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1: The Seekers

Oct 18th, 201745:43

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

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10: The Class

Dec 27th, 201755:05

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

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6: The Choice

Nov 29th, 201750:11

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.

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5: The Tape

Nov 15th, 201749:08

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

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4: The Host

Nov 8th, 201744:20

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

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2: The Two

Oct 25th, 201747:03

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

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9: The Comet

Dec 20th, 201755:21

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

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8: The Unknowns

Dec 13th, 201757:08

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

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7: The Programming

Dec 6th, 201753:29

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

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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 on October 18th. More info at www.heavensgate.show.

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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 stories from the Armageddon that wasn’t.  Listen & Subscribe in Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/headlong-surviving-y2k/id1203092300?mt=2

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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 pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, and all the other businesses that require their members to recruit their nearest and dearest in hopes of a commission. Check out The Dream in Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-dream/id1435743296?mt=2

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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 Stitcher.   Subscribe to Dear Franklin Jones in your favorite podcast app: Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/dear-franklin-jones/id1348032695?mt=2 Stitcher: http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=172342

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