Behind the Bastards

Behind the Bastards

There’s a reason the History Channel has produced hundreds of documentaries about Hitler but only a few about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Bad guys (and gals) are eternally fascinating. Behind the Bastards dives in past the Cliffs Notes of the worst humans in history and exposes the bizarre realities of their lives. Listeners will learn about the young adult novels that helped Hitler form his monstrous ideology, the founder of Blackwater’s insane quest to build his own Air Force, the bizarre lives of the sons and daughters of dictators and Saddam Hussein’s side career as a trashy romance novelist.... Show More
July 7, 2020 79 min

Robert is joined by Andrew Ti to discuss Brazilian 'healer' John of God.


  • Impression on Observing Psychic Surgery and Healing in Brazil Which Appear to Incorporate (+) Qi Gong Energy & the Use of Acupuncture Points
  • Spiritual Surgery: An Investigation
  • Brazil 'spiritual healer' known as John of God jailed for 19 years for raping four women
  • An Oprah Winfrey Scandal Timeline: It's Not The First Time She's Weathered A Storm Like This
  • Slaves to religion: Brazil raids expose dark side of cults
  • Notorious celebrity faith healer John of God 'sold babies' to Australians
  • Faith healer with millions of followers ran a "sex slave farm and sold babies to highest bidder"
  • ‘John of God’ cult leader allegedly ran child sex slave farm
  • Brazilian activist’s alleged suicide sparks coverage controversy
  • Leap of Faith: Meet John of God
  • John of God: my encounter with Brazil’s accused faith healer
  • I Found Healing With A Famed Spiritualist. Then He Was Arrested As A Sexual Predator.
  • Celebrity Brazilian healer ‘John of God,’ once featured by Oprah, surrenders on sexual abuse charges
  • John of God – the Brazilian psychic surgeon
  • He is Brazil's favourite faith healer, but did he spirit away £1million?
  • The Science of Faith Healing
  • John of God: Miracle worker or charlatan?
  • The Right Chemistry: Brazilian 'healer' John of God leads cancer patients by the nose
  • Learn more about your ad-choices at
    Mark as Played

    Chat About Behind the Bastards

    Follow Us On

    Show Links


    Popular Podcasts

    30 For 30 Podcasts
    30 For 30 Podcasts
    Original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, featuring stories from the world of sports and beyond. 30 for 30 offers captivating storytelling for sports fans and general interest listeners alike, going beyond the field to explore how sports, competition, athleticism and adventure affect our lives and our world. Sports stories like you've never heard before.
    Stuff You Should Know
    Stuff You Should Know
    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
    Crime Junkie
    Crime Junkie
    If you can never get enough true crime...
      Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.


      © 2020 iHeartMedia, Inc.