We take a look at some situations involving self-proclaimed messiahs, including David Shayler, Branch Davidian, and Heaven’s Gate.
Plus some diversions into Boards of Canada, and Bob has another counselling session.

Listen on AcastiTunes, and most other podcast services.



We played clips from the following videos on the episodes, available to watch in full on YouTube through the following links:

David Icke on Terry Wogan

David Shayler Mystic on C4 News 10 Aug 2007

Heaven’s Gate Cult Initiation Tape Part 1

A Look Inside The Heaven’s Gate Cult 20 Years After Mass Suicide


We referred to the following articles for some of the information on this episode:

Messiah Complex‘, from hopechannel.com

The Waco Raid at 25: Enough With the Fairy Tale Lies‘, from thedailybeast.com

Boards of Canada


Songs featured on the episode (listen on YouTube via the following links)

Amo Bishop Roden

A Beautiful Place Out In The Country


Media Mentions

Brass Eye

Video Games:
Grand Theft Auto (series, ‘Ammu-Nation’

Music (other than BoC):
Goldie Lookin Chain – Guns Don’t Kill People, Rappers Do

Outro music this week was ‘Summit’, by Blackfeather