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Each episode is a deep dive into a different cult.


December 2, 2017

Chen Tao


It's time to focus on the True Way! That's right, this week's episode is the True Way.  We take a close look at Chen Tao, the Tawainese group that migrated to the US.

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November 18, 2017

Cargo Cults


The Prime Directive is not just a set of rules; it is a philosophy...and a very correct one.  History has proven again and again that whenever mankind interferes with a less developed civilization, no matter how well intentioned that interference may be, the results are invariably disastrous.

                    --Jean-Luc Picard, 2364

Join us as we take a look at some egregious violations of the Prime Directive!

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November 4, 2017

The Quiverfull Movement


This is one of the rare episodes where we're giving you a head's up: this episode is not for the faint of heart.  If you have issues with listening to violence against women or children, this episode might not be for you.  It's not an easy episode to listen to.

The Quiverfull Movement is NOT a cult, but is a religious movement that is very conducive to the creation of cults so we wanted to talk about it.  We discuss the principles of the movement, how it started, and the goals of the movement. This episode also contains spoilers for The Handmaid's Tale.

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October 21, 2017

The Family


Family can be a beautiful thing, but not this one.  This week, we take a look at the sinister cult lead by Anne Hamilton-Byrne called The Family.  

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October 14, 2017

What is a Cult?


In this bonus episode, we sit down and have a frank discussion about what defines a cult. There is no one major group at the focus of this episode.

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October 7, 2017



Banana Hammocks and Meditation, what could be more serene?  Not joining a cult!  This episode we discuss Buddahfield, a group that's ripe (no pun intended) with sexual abuse and brainwashing.  The subject of the 2016 award nominated film Holy Hell, the Buddahfield is the cult of beauty.

Details on the Buddahfield giveaway (October 2017) will be available on the Podcast's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, so check it out and GOOD LUCK!

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September 23, 2017

Church of the SubGenius


Chill out and just be! That's the major tenent of the group we're looking at today.  The Church of the SubGenius is considered by many to be a parody religion, so don't approach this episode too seriously!  There's a BUNCH of laughing, which is all church approved!  We hope you have as much fun with this group as we did.

We're trying out some new music this week, so let us know what you think! 

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September 11, 2017

Podcasters Unite!


Join us for a day of community celebration as we support relief efforts for Hurricane Irma with some of your favorite indie podcast hosts.

Please donate at this link, like and share! #PodcastersUnite Raising money for Relief from Hurricane #IRMA.



Shows will run from 2:00 PM to 2:00 AM Eastern Standard Time.

2:00 PM: TBA
2:30 PM: Cole Johnson from Cole Sportz, @Cole_Sportz

3:00 PM: Josh Hallmark from Our Americana/The Karen & Ellen Letters, @OurAmericana
3:30 PM: Laura Gregg from The Soapy Madams Podcast, @SoapyMadamsPod
4:00 PM: Kate & Patrick Theim from See, Here’s the Thing, @seeheresatweet
5:00 PM: Chris Green from GravityBeard Podcast, @thegravitybeard
5:30 PM: Nate Chappell from The NateCast, @WolfoutTV
6:00 PM: Sean Kendle from In Poor Taste, @inpoortastepod
6:30 PM: Alexa Maxey from You Can Rewind It, @YouCanRewindIt
7:00 PM: Tawny Platis from Dirty Bits Podcast, @thedirtybitspod
7:30 PM: Sam Kulper from Breakerspodcast, @breakerspodcast
8:00 PM: Imran Javed from Jock & Nerd, @jockandnerdcast
9:00 PM: Jodi & Jess from The One True Way, @The1TrueWay
9:30 PM: Curtis Craddock, Author of the newly released novel, An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors, @artfulskeptic
10:00 PM: Hammond and VaRonica from Climb Out, @climboutnetwork
11:00 PM: Hannah Ostic from Film Roast, @filmroastshow
12:00 AM: Mike Brown from Pleasing Terrors, @pleasingterrors
12:30 AM: Jessica Ann from Kiwi Crimes, @kiwicrimespod
1:00 AM: Brandon Cruz, Interdimensional RSS: The Unofficial Rick and Morty Podcast, @RickandMortyPod 

If you are affected by Hurricane Irma and you need help, you can find it at these places:

Blazing Caribou Studios, along with our Independent podcasting community is raising money to help the relief efforts from Hurricane #Irma for the American Red Cross. Every little bit helps. This cause means a lot to us, and we believe that our voices can make a difference together. Thanks!

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September 9, 2017

The Ground Crew Project


Today's group sits at the intersection of pseudoscience and religion.  Join us as we discuss ways to boost your EPR, the best aliens to be abducted by, and if there really is life out there. 

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August 26, 2017

Blackburn Cult


This week we discuss an oldie, but a goodie.  We go over the finer points of romping naked in the woods and exactly how to avoid irritating forest rangers.  If you like the glamour of the 20s, then this may just be the group for you.

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