In the late 1960s, James Baker transitioned from the spiritually-minded owner of a vegetarian restaurant on Los Angele's Sunset Strip to Father Yod - the leader of a cult based on the belief that he was, pretty much, god-in-the-flesh. The cult was also based in a lifestyle of sex, drugs, and rock n'roll. And also vegetarianism. Bust mostly sex and rock n'roll. Roughly 150 counter-culture flower children lived together, first in LA, and then in Hawaii, giving themself super cult-y, crystally names like Moonbeam the Aquarian. And then Father Yod lost his faith and the whole cult went down in a tragic hang-gliding accident. It's a strange story and I enjoyed telling it today, on Timesuck!Check out Lynze and I's new horror podcast Scared to Death. Listen on Spotify, Stitcher, iTunes, Youtube, and more!Donating $3200 this month to the nonprofit - Holding Out Help. https://holdingouthelp.org/ Holding Out HELP provides those who come from a polygamous culture the resources needed to transition from isolation to independence! Thank you, Space Lizards!Happy Murder Tour Standup dates: (full calendar at http://dancummins.tv)October 19 Minneapolis, MN 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival CLICK HERE for tix!October 24-26 Portland OR Helium Comedy Club CLICK HERE for tix!November 1-2 Columbus, OH Funny Bone Comedy Club CLICK HERE for tix!November 7-9 Denver, CO Comedy Works (downtown) CLICK HERE for tix!November 10 - Denver, CO LIVE TIMESUCK CLICK HERE for tix!November 21-23 Grand Rapids, MI Dr. Grins (at the B.O.B) CLICK HERE for tix!November 23 Grand Rapids, MI LIVE TIMESUCK CLICK HERE for tix!Listen to the best of my standup on Spotify! (for free!) https://spoti.fi/2Dyy41dAway Travel! For $20 off a suitcase, visit awaytravel.com/timesuck and use promo code TIMESUCKThe Great Courses Plus! Get a FREE month when you sign up at TheGreatCoursesPLUS.com/TIMESUCKWatch the Suck on Youtube: https://youtu.be/cJIms3jhpeMMerch (sexy sweat pants) - https://timesuck.myshopify.comWant to try out Discord!?! https://discord.gg/tqzH89vWant to join the Cult of the Curious private Facebook Group? Here it is:https://www.facebook.com/groups/cultofthecurious/For all merch related questions, email Kate at http://www.axisapparelco.com email@example.comPlease rate and subscribe on iTunes and elsewhere and follow the suck on social media!! @timesuckpodcast on IG and http://www.facebook.com/timesuckpodcastWanna become a Space Lizard? We're over 5000 strong! Click here: https://www.patreon.com/timesuckpodcast Sign up through Patreon and for $5 a month you get to listen to the Secret Suck, which will drop Thursdays at Noon, PST. You'll also get 20% off of all regular Timesuck merch PLUS access to exclusive Space Lizard merch. You get to vote on two Monday topics each month via the app. And you get the download link for my new comedy album, Feel the Heat. Check the Patreon posts to find out how to download the new album and take advantage of other benefits.