April 18th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 26 mins
branch davidians, cult, david koresh, sect, vernon howell, waco massacre
This year marks the 25th anniversary of a shoot-out and subsequent siege at Mount Carmel in Texas. The events of a quarter century ago ended in a tragedy later to become known as the Waco Massacre.
March 22nd, 2018 | Season 1 | 46 mins 39 secs
cult, japanese cult, japanese sect, sect
Let's Talk About Sects speaks with Sarah Skibtower, a researcher who has invested the last 16 years of her life into understanding all she can about Aum Shinrikyo. Includes a correction from episode 3 of this podcast.
January 17th, 2018 | Season 1 | 57 mins 34 secs
carli mcconkey, cult, cults, sect, sects, universal knowledge
Universal Knowledge, previously known as Life Integration Programmes, offered courses that promised to help people realise their full potential. Carli McConkey says she lost 13 years of her life to the organisation, and last year published a book about her experiences called 'The Cult Effect'.