Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Generation Cult

Welcome to Generation Cult, an interview show about people born and/or raised in closed, high demand, authoritarian groups also known as cults.  

Nov 1, 2019

During this week of Halloween, we discuss fear -- fear of punishment, fear of the apocalypse, fear of God. Tammie grew up with these fears in an ultra fundamentalist Christian organization that subjected children to harsh punishments and encouraged its members not to interact with the rest of society.

Tammie was taught...


Oct 14, 2019

In Part 2 of our two-part series about The Unification Church (Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity) otherwise known as the "Moonies," we chat with Lisa Kohn, author of the recent memoir "To the Moon and Back: A Childhood Under the Influence."

Lisa joined the church at age 10 with her mom...


Oct 1, 2019

In Part 1 of our two-part series about The Unification Church (Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity) otherwise known as the "Moonies," we sit down for a chat with San Francisco artist and comedian Teddy Hose. He was a "blessed child" -- the result of a marriage between two church members...


Sep 16, 2019

*Artwork: oil on canvas by Narangkar Glover
Shangri-La Girls School: A Thousand Stairs
2011 (60 x 60 inches)

**This episode contains descriptions of child abuse and other content that listeners might find disturbing.

Welcome back to Generation Cult! We are kicking off the second season of the podcast with a story about...


May 23, 2019

Generation Cult is working on a Season 2! Come support the show at StudioToBe in Oakland on Friday, May 31 and enjoy a happy hour plus a Q&A with guests from Season 1. Tickets are available on eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/a-happy-hour-‚Ķets-61544020823

Join us for a fun time and help us raise money for...