Surprise! We have another episode that’ll be ready on Friday! Generation Cult was lucky enough to get a visit from researcher, educator and author Janja Lalich. She chatted with us about a number of topics including her new book “Escaping Utopia: Growing Up in a Cult, Getting Out and Starting Over.” Here is a sound clip … More Another New Episode This Week! Here’s a Sound Clip of What’s to Come
Welcome back! We are focusing on the story of one women who grew up in a Transcendental Meditation community during the reign of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Gina, the focus of this episode, talks about being a child in the group and then becoming mother of three who had to struggle once she left. Download Ep. … More The Next Show is Now Live
Can’t wait for the next episode of Generation Cult to air on Friday? Get a taste of what’s to come with this audio sample from the show. And then listen to the full episode later this week on iTunes, SoundCloud, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify. Subscribe to the podcast to download new episodes immediately once … More Sound Clip from Upcoming Ep. 7: The Age of Enlightenment
Gina’s parents joined Transcendental Meditation before the famed rock band The Beatles got involved. She moved all over the world, enrolling herself in various public schools and spending significant time caring for herself and other children as her parents followed the Maharishi. Gina had a relationship as a minor with a much-older man, who she … More New Episode on Friday, Oct. 19!
On this episode we learn about the harsh rules and restrictions for members — especially children — in Eugene Spriggs’ The Twelve Tribes, which began in 1970s Tennessee. Samie, founder of a nonprofit to assist people raised in cults, tells us all about growing up in this group and her detachment from mainstream society. Her … More Ep. 6: God’s Chosen People Available Now!
We wanted to share this link to Liberation Point, the nonprofit organization founded by our next guest, Samie, to assist people raised in cults who are trying to acclimate to mainstream society. Please check it out. It looks like a great resource. And listen to Samie’s story Friday on the next episode of Generation Cult! … More Liberation Point
Here is a sound clip from an interview with Samie Brosseau, who grew up in The Twelve Tribes before she escaped. Hear her story on Friday, Sept. 14 when Generation Cult’s Episode 6: “God’s Chosen People” airs on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud and other places you get your podcasts.