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Zealot

Comedy Podcasts

A podcast about cults.

A podcast about cults.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast about cults.

Language:

English


Episodes

Zealot 42: Camp David with Cal Wilson

7/4/2020
Jo Thornely talks to Cal Wilson about a Kiwi cult that she visited as a child, remembering the headscarves and gardening, but not the huge cache of weapons: Camp David.

Duration:00:53:46

Zealot 41: Taipan & the Ideal Human Environment with Courtney Fry

6/9/2020
Jo Thornely talks to Courtney Fry about a rugged Aussie cult leader who likes perfect nectarines and being called Taipan: James Salerno and the Ideal Human Environment.

Duration:00:51:32

Zealot 40: Gwen Shamblin with Yvie Jones

5/16/2020
Jo Thornely talks to Yvie Jones about a big-haired lady who’ll tell you Jesus wants you to be skinny and fat people go to hell: Gwen Shamblin.

Duration:01:06:44

Zealot 39: The Manson Family with Lauren Bonner

4/28/2020
Jo Thornely talks to Lauren Bonner about a guy who took a short break from being a prison inmate to develop his skills as a songwriter and cult leader: Charles Manson.

Duration:01:02:30

Zealot 38: Jared Leto with Rose Callaghan

4/16/2020
Jo Thornely talks to Rose Callaghan about an actor whose most convincing roles are as a rock star and a cult leader: Jared Leto.

Duration:00:56:31

Zealot 37: Teal Swan with Brianna Williams

4/7/2020
Jo Thornely talks to Brianna Williams about a woman who has made sure you’ll find her if you Google how to kill yourself: Teal Swan.

Duration:01:08:15

Zealot 36: Westboro Baptist Church with Alex Jae

11/20/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Alex Jae about a family that hates you, pancakes and nerds, but LOVES bedroom murals and knock-off Ed Hardy: Westboro Baptist Church.

Duration:01:10:57

Zealot 35: Aleister Crowley with Gary Smith

10/31/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Gary Smith about a clever trust fund brat with an unhygienic attitude towards canapés: Aleister Crowley.

Duration:01:06:28

Zealot 34: Grace Road Church with Rob Stott

10/12/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Rob Stott about a cult that slaps the demons out of you and serves pizza afterwards: Grace Road Church.

Duration:00:56:07

Zealot 33: Oneida with Lucas Brown

9/15/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Lucas Brown about a cult that loved communism, forks and fornicating: The Oneida Community.

Duration:01:00:10

Zealot 32: Universal Medicine with Alison Piotrowski

8/17/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Alison Piotrowski about a cult that loves the twin themes of reincarnation and boobs: Universal Medicine.

Duration:01:23:46

Zealot 31: DeVernon LeGrand with Jeremy Davidson

7/21/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Jeremy Davidson about a murderous cult leader whose only assets were fake nuns and sartorial style : DeVernon LeGrand.

Duration:00:49:08

Zealot 30: John De Ruiter with Natalie Norman LIVE at Toronto True Crime Film Festival

7/6/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Natalie Norman live at the Toronto True Crime Film Festival about a guy who balances on the twin pillars of okayness and staring: John De Ruiter.

Duration:00:52:59

Zealot 29: The Source Family with Simone Holtznagel

5/29/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Simone Holtznagel about (probably) the only cult that started with health food and ended with hang gliding: The Source Family.

Duration:00:52:13

Zealot 28: R Kelly with Chris Deal

4/24/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Chris Deal about a guy accused of both running a sex cult and dropping killer jams: R Kelly.

Duration:01:09:59

Zealot 27: NXIVM with Brock Wilbur

3/25/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Brock Wilbur about a cult-slash-multi-level-marketing organisation inspired by Scientology, Amway, and deep misogyny: NXIVM.

Duration:01:05:00

Zealot 26: The Little Pebble with Dan Ilic

3/16/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Dan Ilic about a cult led by a guy who calls himself “The Little Pebble” but who others call “a convicted paedophile”: The Order of St Charbel.

Duration:01:10:03

Zealot 25: Full Circle with Alex Monnig

2/19/2019
Jo Thornely talks to Alex Monnig about a cult full of grown up child celebrities and bad financial management: Full Circle.

Duration:01:01:21

Zealot 24: Synanon with Myf Warhurst

11/7/2018
Jo Thornely talks to Myf Warhurst about a cult full of dope fiends and squares, visited by jazz cats and celebrities: Synanon.

Duration:01:01:52

Zealot 23: Twelve Tribes with Bec Charlwood

10/21/2018
Jo Thornely talks to Bec Charlwood about a café-operating cult that makes veggie burgers out of tofu, sprouts, and relentless corporal punishment: Twelve Tribes

Duration:01:19:05