Episodes

March 23, 2021

Part 2: Adolf Hitler And The Nazi Party

In today’s episode of Let’s Start A Cult we continuing our discussion of Adolf Hitler and The Nazi Party and how this terrible cu…

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March 9, 2021

Part 1: Adolf Hitler and The Nazi Party

In today’s episode of Let’s Start A Cult we will be telling the story of a young boy from an impoverished Austrian family, who ma…

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Feb. 23, 2021

The Order of the Solar Temple

Perhaps no other cult has fascinated people more than the Order of the Solar Temple – a group that began in the late 1980s as a c…

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Feb. 9, 2021

The Church of Bible Understanding

Currently fueled by the millions of dollars that they earn through their several business ventures, many of its members continue …

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Jan. 26, 2021

The Ant Hill Kids

The 1970s was a time of searching and exploration around the world. Following decades of war and unrest, young people yearned for…

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Jan. 12, 2021

The Nation of Yahweh

The Nation of Yahweh, an organization that started out as a charitable movement to help the impoverished citizens of Miami and th…

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Dec. 28, 2020

The Christmas Cult

Christmas - a time for joy, a time for cheer, a time for beatings? That's right the beloved holiday that billions around the worl…

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Dec. 15, 2020

The Freedomites

On today's episode of Let's Start A Cult we will be talking about The Freedomites also called The Sons of Freedom, and their figh…

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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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