New podcast episode about Heaven's Gate cult

Originally published at: New podcast episode about Heaven's Gate cult | Boing Boing

One of the many sad footnotes about this tragedy was that Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols lost a younger brother to the cult. And the cultists apparently weren’t shy about using that tenuous connection to celebrity to help attract new recruits.


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The website is still up. It’s been there for more than a quarter of a century (which in internet time is a very, very long time) and it’s weirdly chilling…

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