Scientology? Identical Twins? We’ll Have Them and More on Episode 7: Coming Soon!

When Aaron and his twin brother were 4, their mom joined Scientology. Listen to their story on the next episode of Generation Cult. Aaron is now the vice president of the The Aftermath Foundation, a nonprofit that helps people suffering from “disconnection” and “fair game” as they leave the group. Join us as we talk … More Scientology? Identical Twins? We’ll Have Them and More on Episode 7: Coming Soon!

Episode 6: “The Medium and the Time Machine” Available for Download

Find the next episode of Generation Cult now to hear Katharina’s story about growing up in a New Age cult that settled in the Belize jungle before all of the cult leader’s scandals caught up to him. Katharina is currently working on her PhD and has started a nonprofit to help others harmed by similar … More Episode 6: “The Medium and the Time Machine” Available for Download

Find Episode 4: “Faith-Based Fear” Now Wherever You Get Your Podcasts

Tammie grew up in an ultra fundamentalist Christian organization that subjected children to harsh punishments and encouraged its members not to interact with the rest of society. Hear her story now on Episode 4: “Fright-Based Faith,” downloadable on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud, RadioPublic, Spotify and Player FM. The apocalyptic group demanded extensive time from its followers … More Find Episode 4: “Faith-Based Fear” Now Wherever You Get Your Podcasts

Episode 3 “Lost in Madison Square Garden” is Available Now!

Hear Lisa’s story about joining the Unification Church (aka) “Moonies” at age 10 with her mom and little brother and how she acclimated to leaving the group Generation Cult/Season 2/ Episode 3/ Moonies (But Don’t Call Them Moonies) Part 2: “Lost in Madison Square Garden” iTunes Stitcher Spotify  SoundCloud Player FM Libsyn For more information … More Episode 3 “Lost in Madison Square Garden” is Available Now!

*Oct. 14* Download Episode 3: Moonies But Don’t Call Them Moonies, Part 2

Coming Monday on Part 2: “Lost in Madison Square Garden” of the Moonies (But Don’t Call Them Moonies) episodes: At age 10, Lisa joined the Unification Church (aka “Moonies”) with her mom and little brother. She considered the church a haven from her chaotic childhood and embraced the lifestyle, preaching enthusiastically on soapboxes and sporting … More *Oct. 14* Download Episode 3: Moonies But Don’t Call Them Moonies, Part 2

Hear Episode 2, Part 1: “Guns, Guns and Marriage;” See Recent Work by Guest

Part 1 of the Moonies (But Don’t Call Then Moonies) episode is out now! Download it on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, SoundCloud and other places you find your podcasts. http://generationcult.libsyn.com/ep-2-moonies-but-dont-call-them-moonies   Check out some recent work by our guest, Teddy The following is a comic he created that was published in The Nib on March 7: … More Hear Episode 2, Part 1: “Guns, Guns and Marriage;” See Recent Work by Guest

*Oct. 1* Download Episode 2: Moonies But Don’t Call Them Moonies, Part 1

Meet Teddy. He grew up close to the family of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon, leader of the Unification Church, whose followers are known as “Moonies.” “They were kind of like the boogeymen in town,” Teddy said. “It made me a little more paranoid going to school and I hid it pretty strongly. It was hard … More *Oct. 1* Download Episode 2: Moonies But Don’t Call Them Moonies, Part 1

Listen to the First Episode of Generation Cult’s Season 2

The full episode of Season 2, Episode 1: “No Horses in India” can be downloaded now on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud, Spotify and other places you find your podcasts! You can also access our Libsyn page through a link at the top this site that says CLICK HERE TO LISTEN to hear this new episode, we well as … More Listen to the First Episode of Generation Cult’s Season 2