Heaven's Gate

Heaven's Gate Podcast

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.

Introducing: Running from COPS
Running from COPS is a new podcast from Dan Taberski and the team behind Missing Richard Simmons. For 18 months, Dan investigated COPS: how much control police departments have over the final product, and what happens to the people who end up on camera. Here's a preview of the first episode.Find full episodes of Running from COPS in your podcast app:Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/running-from-cops-headlong-season-3/id1459118695Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=387792...

Introducing HEADLONG: Surviving Y2K
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...

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


9: The Comet
Heaven’s Gate members get the sign they’ve been waiting for....

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

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


6: The Choice
Frank and Erika, a couple in love, join a celibate group. Years later, Do poses a fateful question....

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

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


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

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

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


Coming soon… Heaven’s Gate
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....