Episode 6

Fred Rogers VS Jonestown

This week, Kim dishes all the disturbing details on one of her absolute favorites: cult leader Jim Jones and the horrible Jonestown Massacre. Then Alyssa reminisces and takes us back to a better day when she discusses everyone’s favorite childhood neighbor, Fred Rogers. Grab some kool-aid, and your favorite sweater. This one will invoke tears of anger, and also tears of happiness.

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Recommended Reading

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple (2018) by Jeff Guinn

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers (2018) by Maxwell King

I’m Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers (2012) by Tim Madigan

Recommended Watching

Jonestown: Paradise Lost (2006)

Jonestown: The Women Behind the Massacre (2018)

Mr. Rogers: It’s You I Like (2018)

Mix Along Menu

Jonestown Juice

Grape drink mix

Vodka

 

Old Fashioned

1 tsp simple syrup

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

1 orange peel

2 oz rye or bourbon

1 cherry

 

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