@AngelaTheeG0ddess is accused of running a cult targeting Black women

‘I am branded like a cow’: TikToker accused of targeting ‘big, beautiful’ Black women for kink ‘cult’

Women say Angela Vandusen used TikTok to groom victims.

On Dec 2, 2021 by Samira Sadeque

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TikTok ‘cult’ wars started with a woman in a chicken suit

TikTok is a battleground—and Mother Hen is winning the war.

On May 26, 2020 by Trinady Joslin

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Did you know ‘Go Topless Day’ was created by a man?

The spiritual leader simply known as Rael also believes we were created by aliens—and has been accused of child abuse.

On Aug 28, 2016 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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Is the underwhelming Apple Watch the end of the company’s diehard cult?

This could be Apple's biggest test yet.

On Apr 30, 2015 by Chris Osterndorf

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5 crazy Scientology scandals that don’t appear in ‘Going Clear’

Filmmaker Alex Gibney could have made a whole miniseries with this stuff.

On Mar 30, 2015 by Miles Klee

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CrossFit’s takeover is bad for fitness

It's not just that CrossFit is physically dangerous—the rhetoric is just as damaging.

On Jan 17, 2015 by Rebecca Vipond Brink

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Adult Swim’s ‘Too Many Cooks’ parody short is taking the Internet by storm

See the short that's instantly developed a cult following.

On Nov 7, 2014 by [email protected]

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Inside the cult of Apple worship

In bowing to the Apple gods, what are we all really buying into?

On Sep 25, 2014 by Chris Osterndorf

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How to be a Juggalo in 2014

The Internet loves to dogpile on ICP, but the band's devoted fanbase—online and off—isn't going anywhere.

On Aug 11, 2014 by [email protected]

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Behind Gor, a ‘slave master’ subculture of sexual deviance

John Thompson's epic Gor series has inspired an alternative, coded lifestyle with a heirarchy dominated by strong males. 

On Mar 31, 2014 by Jeremy Wilson

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Rifftrax kicks it MST3k-style with a return to TV for April Fools

Get ready to party like it's 1999, Rifftrax and MST3K fans—Mike, Bill, and Kevin are coming back to TV for an April Fool's Day stint on National Geographic.

On Mar 19, 2014 by Aja Romano

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The secret to Scientology’s recruitment on Craigslist

The next time you’re hunting for a new roommate or just a nicer couch, keep your wits about you.

On Oct 2, 2013 by Miles Klee