A Thorough Exposé of a Literary Fraud and a Podcast-to-Book on Cults

When I was growing up, Go Ask Alice, the "true diary" of an anonymous teen girl, nicknamed Alice, was still an ubiquitous must-read despite being released in 1971, already decades old at that point. It's a salacious, haphazard diary of a young girl who is dosed once with LSD at a high school party, from... Continue Reading →

A Demagogue With Eerie Resonance Today

Book review: The Road to Jonestown, by Jeff Guinn Amazon Bestselling investigative journalist Jeff Guinn writes a comprehensive biography of Jim Jones and his infamous Peoples Temple cult, drawing heavily on interviews with former members and a wealth of Temple and FBI documents. Beginning with Jones' parents and childhood in small-town Lynn, Indiana, and progressing via sections divided by the... Continue Reading →

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