January 14th, 2020 | Season 2 | 14 mins 54 secs
Glynn Washington, host of Snap Judgement and producer/host of the Heaven's Gate podcast joins me to discuss why he decided to revisit Heaven's Gate and his own story of growing up in a cult.
January 7th, 2020 | Season 2 | 15 mins 28 secs
Last season, we explored LGATs. This season, my guest Kate* joins me to go behind the curtain of the original LGAT and tells us about a frightening experience she had
*not her real name
January 1st, 2020 | Season 2 | 15 mins 37 secs
Juana Castanheira joins me for another episode to talk candidly about her recovery from SGI, MLMs, and TM.
December 17th, 2019 | Season 2 | 21 mins
Jon Atack is the author of the definitive history of the Scientology organization (Let's Sell Them A Piece of Blue Sky ISBN 1482023032)
Since the publication of that book and the legal battles that followed, Jon has helped people who have left cults re-integrate and now has a YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI4tcSMV2kEh3BooY_XFSYQ
December 10th, 2019 | Season 2 | 15 mins 40 secs
Chelsea Lockwood joins me to discuss her journey out of the Jehovah's Witnesses and overcoming that trauma with the help of Ayahuasca.
December 3rd, 2019 | Season 2 | 16 mins 8 secs
Donna Anderson of LoveFraud (lovefraud.com) joins me to discuss the similarities between how abusers target and string along mates and how cults recruit followers.
November 26th, 2019 | Season 2 | 16 mins 38 secs
Dr Michelle Haslam joins me to explain why even someone with high level psychological training can get swept into a high demand group
November 19th, 2019 | Season 2 | 16 mins 16 secs
What's it like to be born into a group that believes in a biblical Armageddon prophecy and that their leader is God on Earth? My guest Sarah Ficca explains
November 12th, 2019 | Season 2 | 20 mins 26 secs
For years, Tony Ortega has been relentlessly covering the Church of Scientology. He has made some powerful enemies. Find out what it's like to be one of Scientology's biggest enemies.
November 5th, 2019 | Season 2 | 15 mins 40 secs
Aryeh Siegel, author of Transcendental Deception (0999661507) joins me to describe his time in the TM movement and why you should not allow your school to welcome TM practitioners.
October 29th, 2019 | Season 2 | 59 mins 48 secs
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Cult Survivor and Cult Expert Steve Hassan joins me for a full hour to discuss his latest book The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control ( ISBN 1982127333) and why we should be more concerned about Manchurian Candidates in the future.
October 22nd, 2019 | Season 2 | 15 mins 22 secs
CONTENT WARNING: CONTAINS FRANK DISCUSSION OF SEXUAL ABUSE
Not many people think by signing up for Yoga classes, they could be putting themselves at risk of joining a high demand group, but the story of Tara Yoga is one of bait and switch from the word go.
October 15th, 2019 | Season 2 | 1 hr 5 mins
Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō. It's a chant you may have heard, and you may have thought it was part of regular Buddhist practice. It's actually a chant that's the cornerstone of a group called Soka Gakkai International
October 8th, 2019 | Season 2 | 15 mins 30 secs
OneTaste started with a simple but powerful mission: to teach women to receive pleasure without any hang ups or need to reciprocate. What ended up happening to many who joined the organization has left them wondering if their consent was ever fully given.
October 1st, 2019 | Season 2 | 14 mins 57 secs
Coercive thought control doesn't just happen in cults or cult-like groups. In cases like Munchausen By Proxy, it's complete, abusive control by a mother over her children.
September 24th, 2019 | Season 2 | 15 mins 13 secs
Most people think De-Programming is the only method to work with ex-cult members, but Rachel Bernstein, a licensed family therapist, specializes in therapy for family members and survivors of cults.