We Found All the Best Podcasts About Cults and They Are Waiting for You...

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Discover one of the greatest mysteries of our time.

All The Best Cult Podcasts

If you love mystery, these podcasts about cults will keep you entertained for days.

People have always been fascinated with the idea of cults, but it's hard to imagine actually being brainwashed. We think it can't happen to us, that we can't be tricked. However, these stories remind us how vulnerable we really can be as humans. Especially when taking a look into the minds of some of the most disturbed cult leaders.

We've created a list of the top cult podcasts that'll send a chill down your spine. Whether it's learning about the history of cults, or hearing from real people who have escaped, you won't be able to turn them off! We live in a frightening world, and these eerie podcasts remind us of that.


1. Let's Talk About Sects Podcast

Let's Talk About Sects is a monthly podcast covers a different cult in each episode. The host, Sarah uses storytelling to explore the history and background of each mysterious group. She goes into detail about cult leaders, members, and notable incidents during their existences.

Listen to Let's Talk About Sects Podcast here.


2. Parcast | Cults

Hosts Greg and Vanessa bring their listeners into the minds of cult leaders and members. Looking from a psychological angle allows us to understand the history of some of the most notorious cults to ever exist. Following themes of murder, mystery, and manipulation, this podcast will keep you on your toes.

Listen to Parcast | Cults here.


3. On Belief: A Podcast About Cults

Hosted by Karen Geier, this podcast goes directly to the source for answers. In a world where we know just how harmful cults can be, why are people still so easily convinced to join? She asks people details on how they were initially tricked and manipulated, as well as how they finally got out.

Listen to On Belief: A Podcast About Cults here.


4. That's A Cult Podcast

This podcast explores a more modern twist on cults that exist in a digital realm. In a world where technology and brainwashing coexist, there's a pretty good reason for concern. We learn about these strange internet communities and how they possess many of the same traits as a cult.

Listen to That's a Cult here.


5. Cults, Cryptids, and Conspiracies

Cults, Cryptids, and Conspiracies attempts to explain all of the strange occurrences throughout our history that have been deemed a mystery. Could cults answer those questions? Ranging from ancient times to the present day, listeners hear about all sorts of bizarre superstitions.

Listen to Cults, Cryptids, and Conspiracies here.


6. Heaven's Gate Podcast

Hosted by Glynn Washington, this podcast series attempts to uncover secrets from one of the most mysterious cults in modern history. Presented as an investigative podcast, we're granted answers to many questions we might already have about this illusive cult.

Listen to Heaven's Gate Podcast here.


7. Generation Cult

Not everyone cult member is there on their own accord. Some members are born into it, with no choice at all. Generation Cult explores the stories of those who were born and raised in the cult, and how they were eventually able to acclimate to society.

Listen to Generation Cult here.

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