religious Episodes

Dec. 1, 2020

The Matamoros Cult

Unlike other cults, the Matamoros Cult was never in the mainstream; it didn’t amass thousands of followers nor was it a subject o…

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Nov. 17, 2020

Heaven's Gate

Cults are built on logical, semi-believable premises that often involve religion and the leader as the reincarnation of Jesus Chr…

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Nov. 3, 2020

John Frum and The Cargo Cults

Every year on February 15th, locals of the island of Tanna in Vanuatu gather in swarms to celebrate their messiah. It’s the holie…

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Oct. 20, 2020

Ho-No-Hana Sanpogyo

Ho-No-Hana Sanpogyo targeted desperate people – often housewives with sick husbands and children who were searching for any possi…

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Oct. 5, 2020

Jim Jones And The People's Temple

On November 18, 1978, a mass suicide in the jungles of South America shocked the entire world. A total of 909 people were killed …

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Sept. 22, 2020

Let's Start A Cult: Trailer

Welcome to the Let's Start A Cult podcast! We will explore the dark and interesting world of cults and how they get started! Join…

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