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Jonestown Massacre

Remains Of Jonestown Massacre Victims Found

Posted 08.07.2014 | Crime

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Police say the cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a form...

Jonestown, Kids, Gorillas & Tragic Death: Fred D'Aguiar & Children of Paradise

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.26.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

I sat down with its author, Fred D'Aguiar to talk about Jonestown, kids, and how he wrote this wonderful book.

David Lohr

The 10 Most Notorious Criminals In American History

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.12.2013 | Crime

Violence and crime stain the pages of U.S. history, and sadly, they're all but certain to be part of our future. Still, the criminal mind fascinate...

For Many Trapped in Religious "Cults," Steve Hassan Keeps Hope Alive

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 03.30.2013 | Books
Stewart J. Lawrence

In the past few years, Steve Hassan has worked with hundreds of families -- scoring numerous successes, but sometimes encountering disappointments, including threats of lawsuits -- and he's gone to school on his experiences and kept abreast of the latest academic research.

When I Think of November

Margaret Cho | Posted 01.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Margaret Cho

In November, I think about religious cults. November is when the Jonestown massacre happened. It was 1978 and the worst fall San Francisco had ever had. This final act was too gruesome to imagine.

Sex, Corruption and the Kool-Aid Massacre

Paul Krassner | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Paul Krassner

Jim Jones, founder of the 8,000-member People's Temple in San Francisco, once asked Margo St. James, founder of the prostitutes' rights group, COYOTE, how he could obtain political power.

Cults Video Director Finds Muse In Jonestown Massacre

Turnstyle | Posted 09.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Restaurant Pulls Billboards With Jonestown Massacre References

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A northern Indiana restaurant that erected billboards referring to the 1978 Jonestown cult massacre in which more than 900 pe...