Richard explores the strange relationship between the wild-eyed, maniacal cult-leader Charles Manson and The Beach Boys' Dennis Wilson.  A former Manson Family member and a noted author and Manson Family expert discuss how Wilson and Manson met, how Wilson fell under Manson's spell, and Wilson's role in introducing Manson into Hollywood circles.

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Dianne Lake  became the Manson Family's youngest member when she joined at age fourteen.  She has told her story in her new memoir, Member of the Family, shedding new light on some of the key events in the timeline of the notorious cult. 

Adam Gorightly is a certified "crackpot historian" and 23rd degree Discordian, Adam Gorightly has been chronicling fringe culture in an illuminating manner for over two decades. An active contributor to the ‘zine revolution of the late ’80s and early ’90s, Adam’s byline was a familiar sight in many cutting-edge mags. His articles have appeared in numerous publications such as The Excluded Middle, UFO Magazine, Paranoia, SteamShovel Press, and FourTwoFour, the largest soccer magazine in Great Britain. He is the author of The Shadow Over Santa Susana: Black Magic, Mind Control And the Manson Family Mythos.