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Once a month Sam and Jon get together to drink coffee and tell each other about cults and fringe religious groups. Grab a cup and come and join us.....JOIN US! Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter: @coffeeandcults SUPPORT US: You could buy us a cup of coffee: Ko-fi.com/coffeeandcults or support us regularly and get access to bonus episodes and fun stuff: https://www.patreon.com/coffeeandcults

Once a month Sam and Jon get together to drink coffee and tell each other about cults and fringe religious groups. Grab a cup and come and join us.....JOIN US! Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter: @coffeeandcults SUPPORT US: You could buy us a cup of coffee: Ko-fi.com/coffeeandcults or support us regularly and get access to bonus episodes and fun stuff: https://www.patreon.com/coffeeandcults
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Once a month Sam and Jon get together to drink coffee and tell each other about cults and fringe religious groups. Grab a cup and come and join us.....JOIN US! Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter: @coffeeandcults SUPPORT US: You could buy us a cup of coffee: Ko-fi.com/coffeeandcults or support us regularly and get access to bonus episodes and fun stuff: https://www.patreon.com/coffeeandcults

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Episodes

Episode 15- The Cult of JACKIE

3/31/2019
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Sam tells Jon the story of The Worker's Institute of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought. Also: new band names CWs: child cruelty. The Palm Cove Society: http://palmcovesociety.co.uk/ https://www.modernslaveryhelpline.org/

Duration:01:04:32

Episode 14 - Oneida Community

3/3/2019
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Coffee and Cults Episode 14 - Oneida Community Jon tells Sam the curious and mostly icky tale of how a nineteenth century sex cult became a famous silverware company. Hear all about the unsusual teachings of John Noyes and his doctrine of complex marriage and how it inspired a community to sex their way to immortality. Also: free love, eugenics and spoons. CWs: child abuse, incest and domestic violence

Duration:01:11:21

Episode 13 - God Saves the Earth Flying Saucer Foundation

1/21/2019
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Episode 13: God Saves the Earth Flying Saucer Foundation Sam tells Jon the strange (and sometimes quite silly) tale of Hon-Ming Chen and his group of followers of 'the True Way'. Including searching for Jesus in Canada and waiting for a really exciting television special.... Also Feat: Jon's love of Gazebos, dinosaurs and NO MURDERS (!) Contains some strong language Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Instagram/Twitter/Facebook: @coffeeandcults Sponsor us on patreon.com/coffeeandcults or...

Duration:00:56:50

Episode 12 - Jonestown Part 4

1/4/2019
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Jonestown: Part Four Join Sam and Jon for the fourth and final episode to mark the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown massacre as they tell the story of tragedy itself. With the authorities closing in and his sanity long gone, Jones pushes his followers to take dramatic action. Also: bad diets, white nights, the worst radio station of all time and lots of bleak reaction noises, shivers and tears from your hosts as they battle through to the end of the story. CWs for strong language,...

Duration:01:15:18

Episode 11 - Jonestown Part 3

12/18/2018
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We return for the third of four episodes taking you inside the world of Jim Jones, People's Temple and their road to Jonestown 40 years after the infamous massacre. We learn more about life in the church including sex, punishments and politics and see how the church rose to fame in San Fransisco leading to journalists taking a closer look and finding some dark accusations... also...Sam's love of greyhound buses, having a 'fucking' secretary, blue eyed monsters, the dangers of crest...

Duration:01:16:53

Episode 10- Jonestown Part 2

12/3/2018
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Here is part 2 of our (now) 4 part series on The Peoples Temple. Listen as we discuss the beginnings of the church, Jim amassing a following and an unsuccessful trip to Brazil. Also: Creepy pockets, chicken guts and some controversial opinions. CWs for: animal cruelty, murder, child death and general fuckery. Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter/Instagram/Facebook: @coffeeandcults Sponsor us: ko-fi.com/coffeeandcults & patreon.com/coffeeandcults

Duration:01:25:29

Episode 9- Jonestown Part 1

11/17/2018
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Here we go! 40 years after the terrible events in Guyana join us for the first episode of our Jonestown series as Sam and Jon discuss the childhood and early years of Jim Jones. Learn about sinister animal funerals, homemade religious robes, questionable life choices and the makings of one of the most infamous cult leaders of all time. Also: our first taste of Kool-Aid, Fluella Benjamin and a lot of disapproving noises. CWs for: strong language, animal cruelty, mentions of suicide/murder....

Duration:01:18:01

Episode 8: The Vampire Clan (Halloween Special)

10/30/2018
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Happy Hallowe'en! In this special episode, Jon tells Sam about The Vampire Clan of Murray, Kentucky. Alongside a dark tale of murder, discover the best theme for a roller disco, how to turn your teenage friends into vampires and learn lessons in goth vampire interior design. Whether you are a WAMPIRE or a VamPEER this is a chilling treat for listeners aged 15 to 500. CWs for: animal cruelty, self harm, murder and blood. Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter/Facebook/Instagram:...

Duration:01:03:33

SPECIAL- NXIVM Updates

10/16/2018
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Special Episode! Jon has been keeping up with the progress of the NXIVM court proceedings, so here he tells Sam about them and other things that have come to light since we released our first episode! What do judges do in their down-time? Is 'fannying about' appropriate? Listen to find out! Email- coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter/Facebook/Instagram- @coffeeandcults Support- ko-fi.com/coffeeandcults & patreon.com/coffeeandcults

Duration:00:32:47

Episode 7- Ant Hill Kids

9/30/2018
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Coffee and Cults: Episode Seven- The Ant Hill Kids Sam tells Jon the horrifying story of the Ant Hill Kids. Including baked goods, Gilmour Girls and descriptions of torture. This was a particularly upsetting episode to record . If you are of a sensitive disposition, the following are time codes with lengths of time to skip. 40m45s- skip to 43.25 48.38- 49.36 53.46- 54.30 56.09- 56.34 57.48- 58.01 CW: Strong language, torture, child abuse, gore, surgery. Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com...

Duration:01:13:42

SPECIAL - Jon and Sam Test Their Personalities!

9/21/2018
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COFFEE AND CULTS: SPECIAL - Jon and Sam Test Their Personalities! Welcome to our first special bonus episode in which we go undercover to investigate an (alleged!) cult in real life by going to get our personalitites tested by (ahem) The Church Of Kittens. Marvel at our secret agent skills, hear about our flawed personalities, learn how to use a dictionary, discover the true identity of Captain Mittens and see if you can crack the code to work out who we are really talking about! email:...

Duration:01:21:36

Episode 6- The Abode of Love

9/1/2018
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Episode 6- The Abode of Love Jon tells Sam about the Agapemonites and their Abode of Love in Victorian England. Featuring naughty Messiahs, crazy church services and the unconventional use of a billiards table. Was Henry James Prince the messiah? Could John Hugh Smyth-Pigott walk on water? Find out all this and more in our new episode. email: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Instagram, facebook and twitter: @coffeeandcults To donate: Patreon: coffeeandcults Ko-fi.com : coffeeandcults

Duration:01:18:40

Episode 5: Synanon

8/1/2018
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COFFEE AND CULTS: Episode Five Sam tells Jon about Charles E Dederich's revolutionary rehab facility- Synanon. Listen out for place names we like, haircuts, dream transportation and count how many times we hear Jon gasp! Do you want to play a game? (no.) Warnings for strong language. To contact us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com @coffeeandcults

Duration:01:06:30

Episode 4: NXIVM

7/3/2018
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Coffee and Cults: Episode 4 -NXIVM This month Jon tells Sam about the strange world of Keith Raniere and NXIVM. From business seminars to branding, child prodigies to reincarnated nazis. Count how many times Sam makes disapproving grumble sounds! Marvel at Jon's repeated use of the word allegedly! Coffee and Cults comes right up to date with a group from the current news cycle. Warnings for mild swearing and some uncomfortable descriptions of branding. (Jon is echoey for the first 7 minutes,...

Duration:01:25:06

Episode 3- The Family

6/1/2018
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Sam tells Jon the story of 'The Family' from Australia. Also: 5:30am Yoga Classes, creepy compounds and teenage heroines. Warning: Some strong language, may not be suitable for some listeners. Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter: @coffeeandcults Instagram: @coffeeandcults

Duration:01:05:54

Episode Two: The Panacea Society

4/30/2018
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COFFEE AND CULTS: Episode Two: 'The Panacea Society' Jon tells Sam the story of 'The Panacea Society' from an 18th century Devon prophetess to early 20th century 'daughter of god' Octavia. Also: Mysterious boxes, healing waters, gay scandals and how to eat toast quietly... WARNING: Some strong language Sound Quality is good this ep! Apologies for the first one.. teething problems! Email us: coffeeandcults@gmail.com Twitter: @coffeeandcults Instagram: @coffeeandcults

Duration:01:14:23

Episode One: Order Of The Solar Temple

4/7/2018
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COFFEE AND CULTS: Episode One 'The Order Of The Solar Temple' Sam tells Jon the story of 'The Order Of The Solar Temple' from its bizzare origins to its terrible conclusions. Also: Robes, UFOs, cult interior design, looking at things in awe and going quiet when things get serious... (Apologies for a few moments of funky sound. They are only short and we will do better sound quality wise next time) WARNING: Some strong language and description of upsetting events Follow us: @coffeeandcults...

Duration:01:05:59