Heaven’s Gate Suicide Cult Webmasters Enjoy Job Security

Do from Heaven's Gate cult

Just in time for Pop Heathen’s first Throwback Thursday, the splendid nerds over at Gizmodo.com have published a fascinating profile about the very committed (and sacrilegiously non-suicidal) webmasters of the Heaven’s Gate cult, which you may remember from its extinction-level hootenanny back in ’97.  Well, apparently Do and Ti actually have two surviving disciples, and they’re still serving up the hand-coded HTML tables at HeavensGate.com.  The piece also includes a handy primer on the California UFO cult, which though it failed to accurately predict the apocalypse, did succeed in producing in history’s greatest Nike sneaker ad… [Gizmodo]

Relive the freak show that was Heaven’s Gate: