30 Best Cult Podcasts
Here are 30 Best Cult Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Let's Talk About Sects Podcast
Sydney, New South Wales
Let's Talk About Sects is an award-winning monthly podcast focusing on a different cult each episode. Sarah takes a storytelling, deep-dive approach, looking at the history of a sect's leaders, the recruitment of members, their experiences, psychological aspects, and notable incidents during its existence.
Play⋅ 1.1K⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 64 min ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact More
Welcome to IndoctriNation: A weekly podcast covering cults, manipulators, and protecting yourself from systems of control.
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3. Cult Podcast
Los Angeles, CA
A podcast about cults. Tune in each week as we cover groups ranging from Japanese Death Cults to the Violent Alt-Right.
Play⋅ 3.1K⋅ 3.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 73 min ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact More
4. Generation Cult
A podcast about people who were born in or raised in cults and how they acclimated to mainstream society.
Play⋅ 821⋅ 619 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact More
5. Coffee And Cults Podcast
Coffee And Cults Podcast hosted by Sam and Jon. The podcast is about cults and fringe religious groups. Follow our feed to get notified.
Play⋅ 968⋅ 195 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 65 min ⋅ Apr 2018 Get Email Contact More
6. Cults, Cryptids, and Conspiracies
A podcast about all the weird crap from history that sometimes can't be explained. From mysteries in ancient times to people missing in the present day. From doomsday cults throughout history to Unicorn cults. From Bigfoot to Dropbears. If it's weird, we want to talk about it.
Play⋅ 703⋅ 1.2K ⋅5 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 105 min ⋅ May 2017 Get Email Contact More
7. Was I In A Cult?
Hosted by Tyler Measom and Liz Iacuzzi, Was I In A Cult? is a documentary-style podcast showcasing individuals who have been in, and most importantly, successfully left a cult. Told first-hand by the experiencer themself, these are raw, riveting, and inspirational tales of what it means to be a survivor. Using levity and infotainment, the show humanizes the cultic experience and may leave some of our listeners asking themselves.
Play 1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact More
8. Sounds Like A Cult
Los Angeles, California, US
We're Sounds Like A Cult, a podcast that analyzes a different zeitgeisty group every week to try and answer the big question: This group sounds like a cult, but is it really? And if so, how bad is it?
Play⋅ 2.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 57 min Get Email Contact More
9. The Cult Vault
A podcast offering in-depth insight into some of history's most infamous Cults, modern-day sects and conspiracies within these groups.
Play⋅ 564⋅ 1.6K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact More
Enter the Kingdom of the Cults with Cultish; a program that explores the impact of the cults from a theological, sociological, and psychologicalperspective. Immerse yourself in the thinking, teaching, strategies, and consequences born out of the nefarious leaders of these movements.
Play⋅ 29K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 68 min Get Email Contact More
11. Trust Me: Cults, Extreme Belief, and Manipulation
Los Angeles, California, US
A podcast about cults, extreme belief, and manipulation from two hosts who've actually lived it. Hosted by Lola Blanc and Meagan Elizabeth.
Play⋅ 938 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 68 min Get Email Contact More
12. Last Podcast On The Left
The Last Podcast On The Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and slashers to cults and serial killers, The Last Podcast is guaranteed to satisfy your blood lust.
Also in Horror Podcasts, Crime Podcasts, True Crime Podcasts, Scary Story Podcasts
Play 2 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 79 min Get Email Contact More
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Uncover is an investigative series from CBC Podcasts. Season 9: Evil By Design. Season 8: Brainwashed. Season 7: Dead Wrong. Season 6: Satanic Panic. Season 5: Sharmini. Season 4: The Cat Lady Case. Season 3: The Village. Season 2: Bomb on Board. Season 1: Escaping NXIVM.
Play⋅ 15.7K⋅ 13.1K ⋅11 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 48 min ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact More
14. Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment
James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help teacher who achieved fame, fortune, and influence. But friends and family members of his followers questioned his unorthodox methods, and tried to stop him. From Wondery, the makers of 'Dirty John,' 'Dr. Death,' and 'The Shrink Next Door,' comes a story about the dark side of enlightenment. Hosted by journalist Matt Stroud.
Play⋅ 159K⋅ 122.1K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 6 min Get Email Contact More
15. The Gateway
The Gateway is a six-part series about Teal Swan, a new brand of spiritual guru, who draws in followers with her hypnotic self-help YouTube videos aimed at people who are struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts.
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16. Heaven's Gate
In 1997, thirty-nine people took their own lives in an apparent mass suicide. The events captivated the media and had people across the planet asking the same question 'Why?' 20 years later, those who lost loved ones and those who still believe tell their story. Hosted by Glynn Washington of Snap Judgment.
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17. Parcast | Cults
Los Angeles, California, US
Mystery. Manipulation. Murder. Cults are associated with all of these. But what really goes on inside a cult? More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them? Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa (co-hosts of the podcast Serial Killers) explore the history and psychology behind the most notorious cults. Cults is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.
Play⋅ 34.3K⋅ 19.3K⋅ 23.2K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact More
18. Transmissions From Jonestown
Welcome to Transmissions From Jonestown. Leading up to the mass suicides in Jonestown the Peoples Temple recorded hundreds of hours of audio. Now for the first time, listen to the story of the Peoples Temple told by the people who were there.
Also in Modern History Podcasts
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19. Cults of Our Lives
Cults of Our Lives podcast hosted by Halle and Stasie. Both delve into sometimes dangerous, always a bizarre world of cults.
Play⋅ 16 ⋅ Sep 2016 Get Email Contact More
20. I Got the Hell Out!
A podcast with a woman who spent 10 years in an Old Testament, polygamous, doomsday cult
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21. That's a Cult Podcast
North West, England
A podcast about internet communities and how they can sometimes be a bit cultish.
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22. On Belief: A Podcast About Cults
On Belief is a Podcast about Cults by Karen Geier. Podcast examines why, with so much information available to us to dissuade us from joining harmful groups. she asks people who have had first-hand experience with harmful groups and sects how they were seduced, how they were tricked, and how they got out.
Play⋅ 58⋅ 701⋅ 216 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact More
23. Cult or Just Weird Podcast
Cult or Just Weird Podcast hosted by Kayla & Chris. They discuss a new organization every episode and try to answer the complicated question. Follow our feed to Listen more about the cult.
Play⋅ 176⋅ 328 ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 84 min ⋅ Apr 2019 Get Email Contact More
24. Surreal Talk | Cults, Conspiracies & the Paranormal
Saint Louis, Missouri, US
A weekly podcast on cults, conspiracy, paranormal and much more. An alternate perspective on major news stories and events from the beginning of time up until the morning's headlines. Join hosts Eric and Everett on their ongoing quest for the truth as they question the official story and expose the many great deceptions our world's secret elite.
Also in Conspiracy Podcasts
Play⋅ 5.3K⋅ 1.2K ⋅ Apr 2016 Get Email Contact More
25. Killers, Cults, and Nutjobs
Kankakee, Illinois, US
Killers, Cults, and Nutjobs hosted by Scotty J and Phill. In this podcast both take a look at the dark side of humanity, a true crime case and try to figure out the minds of those who commit these crimes.
Play⋅ 133 ⋅ May 2016 Get Email Contact More
26. Chasing Enlightenment
They called themselves the Students of Light. Their leader, John Hanas, claimed to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ. While some claim he had supernatural powers, others call him an abusive cult leader. Hear the group's story on Chasing Enlightenment.
Play⋅ 21⋅ 241 ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 29 min Get Email Contact More
27. Cult Faves Podcast
Cult Faves explores that fascination in all its dark glory. The show's net will be cast wide, encompassing cults both so real they could be fictional and so fictional (we hope) they could never be real.
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28. The Orgasm Cult
This podcast is now the subject of a legal complaint by Nicole Daedone, Rachel Cherwitz, OneTaste Incorporated, the Institute of OM LLC and OM IP Co.
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A podcast about cults.
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30. End Of Days
The story of David Koresh: the prophet whose cult in Waco, Texas preached an apocalypse and the 30 Britons taken in by his message.
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|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Paige Wesley, Armando Torres, and Andrea Guzzetta||cultpodcastshow.com||40|
|The Attention Span Recovery Project||radiojonestown.libsyn.com||21|
|Cult or Just Weird||cultorjustweird.libsyn.com||20|
|Coffee And Cults||soundcloud.com||10|
Cult Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Podcast About Cults||1|
|Was I In A Cult||1|