Cult

38: THE DEVIL’S WORK?: Dungeons & Dragons, heavy metal T-shirts & Satanic Panic!

This week on Eavesdroppin’, hosts Geordie & Michelle look at the world of Dungeons & Dragons and Satanic Panic! Back in the early 1970s, Dungeons & Dragons moved from being just a board game to becoming the world’s most popular fantasy role-playing game. Come the 1980s and the game had sparked moral panic throughout the…

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35: CONSCIOUS DEVELOPMENT: Terri Hoffman and the cult you’ve never heard of

This week, Eavesdroppin’ host Michelle wraps up the cult double whammy with a mini-dive into a cult you’ve most likely never heard of… Terri Hoffman’s Conscious Development. In the early 1970s in Dallas, Texas, Terri Hoffman began giving free classes on spirituality and meditation. By the late 1970s, her cult was in full swing with…

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24: THE HAMPSTEAD HOAX: Why two kids accused their dad of running a satanic baby-eating cult

Hello, Eavesdroppers! This week on Eavesdroppin’, host Geordie investigates a disturbing 2014 TikTok video she saw of two children accusing their father not only of sexual abuse but of being the head of a satanic baby-sacrificing cult… In Hampstead… One of London’s wealthiest suburbs… More than that, according to the children, their dad led a…

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34: SCAMS & MYSTERIES: The Somerton Man, the Teal Swan cult & why you don’t want a Roomba…

Hello Eavesdroppers! Apologies in advance for Michelle’s hangover this episode, but hey, you gotta live, right? Moving right along, we’re going to get stuck straight in to this week’s topics…
 
Back in 1948 in Adelaide, Australia, a man was found on Some…

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32: TARGETED BY FREEMASONS: Scam or cult? The fraudster who tricked, tortured and fleeced the de Védrines family

What would you do if someone you trusted told you that you were being hunted by freemasons and the lives of you and your family were in danger? This week on Eavesdroppin’, Geordie does a deep dive into a crazy story she heard about when she was holidayin…

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