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.

Listen Now

Pictures from the episode

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

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



Old Fashioned

1 tsp simple syrup

2 dashes Angostura Bitters

1 orange peel

2 oz rye or bourbon

1 cherry


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close