How the Airborne Toxic Event Singer Mikel Jollett Escaped Synanon Cult as Child

Mikel Jollett has found fame fronting the acclaimed rock and roll band The Airborne Toxic Event. Though the singer and songwriter has had many bright spots in his life, his past is darker, as he tells his story of being raised inside a cult. Jollett, who released his bestselling memoir, “Hollywood Park,” earlier this year, detailed how he was raised inside the Synanon cult until he, his brother and biological mother escaped to live with his grandparents in Oregon.