The “cult” claims about a TikTok-famous set of performers shocked everyone — except L.A.’s dancefluencer community.
The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen...
LuLaRich is a four-part docuseries that chronicles the unraveling of LuLaRoe. Known for their buttery soft leggings, the infamous multi-level marketing company went viral promising young mothers a work-from-home salvation. LuLaRoe’s eccentric founders recruited an astonishing army of independent retailers
How Tom Cruise and Scientology Exploited 9/11—With Help From Trump
The Church of Scientology’s New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project, led by Tom Cruise and supported by Trump, treated 9/11 first responders with its “Purification Rundown.”
The Oracle’s Daughter
Sarah Green escaped her mother’s cult 22 years ago. She still thinks about those she left behind. (content warning: sexual abuse, physical abuse)
My Mommies and Me
Searching for the soul of America in Mormon mommy blogger Instagram.
Inside the People of Praise, the Tight-Knit Faith Community of...
Even for a conservative religious community, the People of Praise is notable in how deeply embedded members are in one another’s lives.
Crestone Cult Love Has Won Leaves Man to Die in...
The World’s Best Scientology Documentary Ever
(note: I recommend eps 1-7 only. This may actually be one of the best docs on Scientology as they not only infiltrate but film the whole thing. God bless dumb Youtubers.)
Behind the Facebook-fueled rise of The Epoch Times (Trump, QAnon...
Started almost two decades ago with a stated mission to “provide information to Chinese communities to help immigrants assimilate into American society,” The Epoch Times now wields one of the biggest social media followings of any news outlet.
Why Women Are Quitting Their Side Hustle: Leaving LuLaRoe
LuLaRoe, a multi-billion dollar company that skyrocketed to success by attracting an army of women to sell their colorful patterned clothes is now facing numerous lawsuits calling the company a “pyramid scheme.”