If you’re interested in why people are perennially willing to devote themselves to makeshift prophets and gurus, Hollywood’s latest love affair with cults should be right up your street. There’s even a new TV series about David Koresh and the Waco debacle that hasn’t reached our shores yet. Here are some theme-appropriate options. Television: Wild Wild Country This Netflix documentary proves that truth is often stranger than fiction. In this instance a controversial sex cult just casually decides to move from India to a sizeable parcel of land in the Oregon desert. Unsurprisingly, the local, God-fearing population in the next town are none too pleased. The cult does not like them much either, and both sides decide to stockpile weapons in response. You won’t guess what happens next but we will say this: when your focus is on fighting with the neighbours, there’s always a chance that you might fail to notice the power-hungry types at home who’re plotting your downfall. Podcast: Heaven...

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