Cult Liter with Spencer Henry

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Cult Liter Podcast Host Spencer Henry brings the spooky every Monday. Each week we'll dive into a new story. Macabre history, true crime, and all things bizarre.

Episode Date
105: Episode 102-O.J. Simpson
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The time has come to discuss one of, if not the most infamous cases of ‘getting away with murder.’ On June 12th 1994  35 year old Nicole Brown  and 25 year old Ron Goldman were found murdered outside of Nicole’s Brentwood Home in Los Angeles. Listen in as we discuss the murders, and look at the facts in a very cult liter fashion.  This week’s episode sponsors: HelloFresh, visit http://HelloFresh.com/Cultliter10 for 10 (http://HelloFresh.com/Cultliter10) free meals plus free shipping.  http://Shudder.com promo code ‘cultliter’ for a 30 (http://HelloFresh.com/Cultliter10) day free trial.  Portions of today’s revenue will be donated to Peace Over Violence, a domestic violence organization local to Los Angeles in memory of Ron and Nicole. www.peaceoverviolence.org
Feb 24, 2021
104: Episode 101-Forever Valentines
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Happy Valentine’s Day cult babes! This week we’re doing things a little different. Listen in as we talk about 3 mini cases of Carl Tanzler-esque love gone too far! Thanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp. BetterHelp.com/Spencer for 10% off your first month. Candid Co. Visit candidco.com/cultliter for $75 off your starter kit. Subscribe to the cult liter patreon! Patreon.com/cultliter
Feb 16, 2021
103: Episode 100-The Family
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100! Helllo babes can you believe it? We’re 100! To celebrate I’m bring you the story of Australian cult ‘The Family.’ Anne Hamilton Byrne was one whacky mother..the pictures speak a thousand words. Today’s episode is sponsored by Feals (my fav cbd) feals.com/cultliter for 50% off + free shipping. And Daily Harvest, visit dailyharvest.com/cultliter for $25 off. 
Feb 09, 2021
102: Episode 99-Servers Of The Divine Plan
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Move over Chad Daybell, there’s another doomsday cult in town. This week we dive into a mysterious case from Nannup, Western Australia. Simon Kadwell, his wife Chantelle, their daughter Leela, and friend Tony disappeared from the small town in 2007-seemingly out of nowhere...This week’s episode sponsors: Better Help. BetterHelp.com/Spencer for 10% off your first month. Audible. Visit audible.com/cultliter or text ‘cultliter’ to 500-500 for 30 days free. 
Feb 02, 2021
101: Cult Liter Presents: OBITCHUARY
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INTRODUCING: OBITCHUARY Each episode Cult Liter's Spencer Henry and BFF Madison Reyes will discuss some outlandish obituaries, and dumb criminals. Subscribe to Cult Liter on Patreon for more. Patreon.com/cultliter $3.00 Tier -Access to sought after episodes 1-5 -10% off future merch -Handwritten love letter from your cult leader!  $7.00 Tier -Access to episodes 1-5 -Close friends on cultliterpodcast Instagram -15% off future merch  -Voting power on future episodes -Handwritten love letter from your cult leader! + -Access to my new show ‘Obitchuary’ co-hosted with my BFF Madison twice a month.  -Access to Obitchuary Podcast Instagram 
Jan 28, 2021
100: Introducing: Seven Deadly Sinners with Rachael O'Brien
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Hi Babes! I mentioned on Monday's episode I'd be dropping a teaser for my friend & Morbid Network partner Rachael O'Brien and here it is! Check out 7 Deadly Sinners wherever you listen. 
Jan 27, 2021
99: Episode 98-John Christie 'Rillington Place Maniac'
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John Christie, what a creep. Listen in as we discuss his house of horrors at 10 Rillington Place. From secret abortions to haunted tea parties, this story has everything. This week’s episode is sponsored by Hello Fresh. Visit hellofresh.com/cultliter10 for 10 free meals including free shipping. 
Jan 26, 2021
98: Introducing Generation Why
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You’re about to hear a preview of the story of George and Lisa Revelle on the Generation Why Podcast from Wondery. While you’re listening, subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or listen ad-free by joining Wondery Plus in the Wondery app.
Jan 21, 2021
97: Episode 97-When A Stranger Calls
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Cult babes! Are you alone?? Okay don’t answer the phone...the call is coming from INSIDE THE HOUSE! This week we’re discussing the murder of Janett Christman, the slaying that inspired ‘When a Stranger Calls.’ Join me as we dive into the strange happenings of Columbia Missouri. This week’s episode is sponsored by Shudder! Visit http://Shudder.com and use promo code ‘cult liter’ for 3O days FREE!! Visit BetterHelp.com/Spencer for 10% off your first month. 
Jan 19, 2021
96: Episode 96-Dammit Dolly
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Helllllo Dolly. Pack your bags babes, we’re heading back to the 1920’s for a wild story of attics, thievery, and of course, MOIDAH! This week’s episode is sponsored by Daily Harvest. Go to DailyHarvest.com and enter promo code ‘cult liter’ for $25 off your first box. Check out our other sponsor Feals! Feals.com/cultliter for 50% off your first order plus free shipping. 
Jan 12, 2021
95: Episode 95-The Menendez Brothers
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Were the Menendez brother’s Beverly Hill’s brats? Or was something much more sinister happening behind closed doors in this 1980’s nightmare? Listen in as we relive the shocking murders of Kitty & Jose Menendez that rocked Beverly Hills. Betterhelp.com/Spencer for 10% off first month. Visit audible.com/cultliter or text ‘Cult Liter’ to 500-500 for a free 30 day trial. 
Jan 05, 2021
94: Episode 94-Send in the clowns
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Cult Babes! It’s our last episode of 2020 and we’re going out with a bang. Literally. This week my sister Olivia is back as I tell you a story about a killer clown. This week’s episode is brought to you by hellofresh, visit hellofresh.com/cultliter90 for $90 off and free shipping, and make sure to check out Wondery’s newest gem “This Is Actually Happening” wherever you listen. 
Dec 29, 2020
93: Episode 93-Daniel Rakowitz The Cannibal Chef
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Cult Babes!!! Hold on to your necks, this week we’re covering the gruesome murder of Monika Beerle by sicko Daniel Rakowitz. You’ll want to avoid soup while listening. Bye. Oh also visit hellofresh.com/cultliter90 for $90 off + free shipping! 
Dec 14, 2020
92: Episode 92-The Enfield Poltergeist
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Happy Monday cult babes! This week we’re talking allll about the Enfield Poltergeist that terrorized the Hodgson family in the late 70’s. You may be familiar with the story from The Conjuring 2, which was based on the actual events that occurred in the home. This week’s episode is brought to you by Betterhelp. Visit http://betterhelp.com/cultliter for ten percent off your first month. 
Dec 08, 2020
91: Episode 91-NXIVM
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Hiya babes! This week I’m talking alllll about Keith Raniere’s rise from MLM employee to cult leader. I vow to you, ya don’t want to miss this. Thanks to today’s sponsor Hello Fresh visit http://HelloFresh.com/CULTLITER90 and use code CULTLITER90 for $90 off and FREE SHIPPING HELLLLLLO. 
Nov 24, 2020
90: Episode 90-Sarah Jo Pender
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It’s Monday cult babes and do I got a story for you. Listen in on this week’s chaotic recount of a woman dubbed “the female Charles Manson.” Sarah Jo Pender, an innocent bystander or the worst roommate ever? You decide. This week’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp & Scam Goddess, visit BetterHelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month, and check out Scam Goddess wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
Nov 17, 2020
89: Episode 89-Belle Gunness
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Cult Babes! This week we’re discussing the life of Belle Gunness aka Lady Bluebeard, aka The Black Widow. Tbh she’s drama and we love that. From scammin’ to moidah this little 6ft lady was starting little fires everywhere. This week’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% your first month. 
Nov 04, 2020
88: Episode 88-The Hammersmith Ghost Murder
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Cult Babes! This week we’re going back to the early 1800’s when I was born. Put on your headphones, and take a stroll through your local cemetery as I tell the story of the ghost of Hammersmith. We’ve got spirits, shotguns, and of course a MOIDAH.
Oct 28, 2020
87: Episode 87-Betty Broderick
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Extra, extra, read all about it, local mom gone mad! Cult Babes join me as we discuss the tumultuous story of Betty Broderick. We’ve got infidelity, mistresses, and of course moidah on this twisted tale. This week’s episode is sponsored by Betterhelp. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month of online counseling.
Oct 20, 2020
86: Episode 86-Leonard Lake and Charles Ng Pt II
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Cult Babessssss!!! This week We’re picking up where we left off with Leonard Lake and Charles Ng’s torture chamber. Listen in as we discuss their early lives, the murders, and what happened after Charles got arrested. This week’s episode was sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit http://BetterHelp.com/CultLiter for 10% your first month!!!
Oct 06, 2020
85: Episode 85-Leonard Lake and Charles Ng Pt I
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It’s the two parts for me. I never ever do two-parters, I promise no cliff hangers, but it was absolutely necessary for this week’s insane story where I cover serial killers Leonard Lake and Charles Ng. In part one we’re covering the whirlwind investigation leading up to the trial, in part two we’ll dive into some more background on the duo as well as the victims. This week's episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/CultLiter for 10% off your first month. 
Sep 29, 2020
Episode 84-Moorhouse Murders
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Oh man Cult Babes, this week we’re diving into a killer couple from Perth Australia. Australian Cult Babes where you at?! David and Catherine Birnie are pure evil giving Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka a real fun for their money. SPEAKING OF MONEY, today’s episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/CultLiter for 10% off your first month.
Sep 21, 2020
Episode 83-Robert The Doll
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It’s Monday cult babes, and this week I sat down with my sister Olivia to talk about a doll so haunted Annabelle is quaking. Listen in on the spooky story of Robert the doll. This week’s episode brought to you by betterhelp. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% your first month of online counseling. Information for today's show comes from roberthedoll.org, wikipedia, robertthedoll.org, allthatsinteresting.
Sep 15, 2020
Episode 82-The Jamison Family
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! Grab your with bibles because this week we’re discussing the strange disappearance of the Jamison family. Listen in on all the theories, including some that are outta this world. Today’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit BetterHelp.com/CultLiter for 10% of your first month of counseling, GUHBYE.
Sep 08, 2020
Episode 81-Andrew Cunanan
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Babes! This week we’re headed coast to coast following along conman and infamous Versace killer, Andrew Cunanan. Listen in on the grisly details and hear the true story that prompted The Assassination of Gianni Versace. This week’s episode is brought to you by Betterhelp.com. Visit Betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% your first month.
Sep 01, 2020
Episode 80-Human Mannequin
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Cult Babes, Cult Babes, step right up we’ve got a good one tonight and it involves a mannequin, a body on a train, and a 6 million dollar man. This weeks episode is brought to you by betterhelp. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month of online counseling.
Aug 25, 2020
Episode 79-The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel
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Episode 79-The Exorcism of Anneliese Michel by Cult Liter with Spencer Henry
Aug 18, 2020
Episode 78-Jack The Ripper
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Hello from Hell! Cult Babes....why didn’t I realize how gruesome this case is. Way more than a casual stab. Listen in on this very long episode as we venture into 1800’s London for the eery story of Jack the Ripper.
Aug 13, 2020
Episode 77-Andras Pandy
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Oh I’m sorry, is that a new episode on time two weeks in a row? Salut Cult Babes we’re headed to Belgium as we take a peek into the sadistic world of worst dad ever Andras Pandy. This week’s episode is brought to you by betterhelp.com. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% of your first month of sessions!
Aug 04, 2020
Episode 76-Jodi Arias
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Ohhhh man you’re in for a long one this week. Today’s story covers America’s craziest ex-gf Jodi Arias and the tragic murder of Travis Alexander. So sit back and listen on all the red flags you should avoid!
Jul 28, 2020
Episode 75-Diane Downs
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Oops am I late or are you early? Gather round cult babes and listen in as I share a tragic story straight out of the 80’s. Diane Downs, a victim or a monster? We’ll find out all the detail surrounding the grisly story and inspiration for 1989 made for TV movie ‘Small Sacrifices.’
Jul 23, 2020
Episode 74-Carny Cult
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Happy Monday cult babes! This week we’re talking about a true carny cult from Indiana. We’ve got corndogs, satan invocations, and air conditioner drama!!! This week’s episode is sponsored by Betterhelp. Use code cultliter for 10% off your first month of counseling GUHBYE!
Jul 14, 2020
Episode 73-While Julie's Away
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Hello Babes! Today’s story takes us back to the 90’s in Indianapolis Indiana. A gay husband, mannequins, and thrifting? Talk about goals. This episode is brought to you by betterhelp. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month. It’s also pride month! Proceeds from today’s episode will be donated to @thetrevorproject , visit thetrevorproject.org for more details.
Jun 29, 2020
Episode 72-Runaway Devil
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Ahoy Cult Babes, this week we're taking a dive into the 2006 Richardson Family Massacre. A 12 year old homicidal maniac, a 300 year old werewolf and punk rock?! This episode has everything. Today's episode is sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit Betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month, GUHBYE!
Jun 24, 2020
Episode 71-Doomsday Daybell Pt 4
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Hello Cult Babes, I mean….we obviously gotta talk about the news that broke last week in regards to the case of JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan. This episode has everything from the arrest of Chad Daybell, the tea on his Attorney John Prior, and what Lori’s potentially cooking up behind bars.
Jun 16, 2020
Episode 70-The Granny Ripper
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Oh fuck we’re 70! Happy Monday cult babes. This week we’re discussing a granny gone bad. A late bloomer in the serial killer realm, Tamara Samonova handled conflict in all the wrong ways. Today’s episode is brought to you by BetterHelp, your resource for online counseling. Visit Betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% your first month.
Jun 08, 2020
Episode 69-Doomsday Daybell Pt III
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Well well well Cult Babes, we're back with some breaking updates from the Lori Vallow saga. After watching the 3 part interview of Lori's former BFF Melanie Gibb by Nate Eaton for the East Idaho News I knew I had to fill you in. She dropped some major revelations.
May 30, 2020
Episode 68-Casey Anthony
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Cult Babes, nothing riles me up more than when a cold-blooded killer gets away with it. Join in as I discuss that wackiness behind one of the most infamous trial of the 2000’s, and let’s theorize how Casey Anthony got away with murder. Today’s episode is brought to you by BetterHelp, your resource for online counseling. Visit Betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% your first month. Information for today’s episode came from; wikipedia, crimemuseum.org, cnn, and ABC.
May 18, 2020
Episode 67-Ma
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Cult Babes, if you think your mother-in-law is crazy, wait until you hear about Elizabeth ‘Ma’ Duncan. Today’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp.com your online resource for affordable, convenient counseling. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month!
May 12, 2020
Episode 66-Celebrity Series
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Cult Babes!!! In today’s celebrity series we’re discussing the mysterious death of Hollywood actress Brittany Murphy & the demise of actor Johnny Lewis.
May 06, 2020
Episode 65-People Cakes
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Ciao Cult Babes, this week we’re discussing Leonarda Cianciulli, a real creepy lady, listen in on why you should never trust your local baker, especially when they’re psychic. This stories a mess, you’ll love it, bye!
Apr 28, 2020
Episode 64-Dennis Nilsen
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Uh, how have I not covered this before?! Dennis Nilsen goes down as one of the sickest serial killers of the late 70’s/early 80’s and I’m here to spit the FACTS. Join me. Today’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp.com your online resource for affordable, convenient counseling. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month!
Apr 21, 2020
Episode 63-Confessions of a Shopaholic
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Howdy Cult Babes, this week we’re talking about the ultimate shopaholic Dana Sue Gray, a California girl gone bad. Stay inside and listen in on the absurdity of this 1994 case.
Apr 15, 2020
Episode 62-Frank Floyd
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Monday Monday. Hi cult babes, this week we’re dealing with a madman, Frank Floyd. This case is NUTS and I can’t wait to tell ya the deets. Today’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp.com your online resource for affordable, convenient counseling. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month!
Apr 06, 2020
Little Liter Ep-10
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Little Liter Ep-10 by Cult Liter with Spencer Henry
Apr 04, 2020
Little Liter Ep-9
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TGIF cult babes (does that still mean anything?) In this week’s little liter I’m talking about Tiger King (no spoilers) sharing some listener stories, and there’s a mini q&a at the end. Stay safe, and wash your hands please.
Mar 27, 2020
Episode 61-Order of the Solar Temple
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Hiya cult babes! This week we’re diving into the secret world of the Order of the Solar Temple, a cult that originated in Quebec, and spread it’s bullshit throughout France and Switzerland. In the upcoming little liter I’ll be doing a lil Q&A so if ya have a question send it to spencer@cultliter.com by 3/26. Guh BYE!
Mar 24, 2020
Little Liter Ep-8
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TGIF, if that even means anything right now....!!! In this week’s little liter we’re catching up with the latest news on Lori Vallow, and sharing some INSANE stories from da cult babes. If you have a spoOoOky connection send it to spencer@cultliter.com
Mar 21, 2020
Episode 60-The Doctor Will See You Now
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Hello Cult Babes, this week is ominous for most, so I hope you’re all safely self-distancing. In this week’s episode I’m telling a story from the 90’s that’s quite possibly one of the most bizarre cases of ‘whodunnit’ I’ve ever seen. Sit back, relax, and get ready for a twist!
Mar 17, 2020
Little Liter Ep-7
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Happy Humpday Cult Babes here’s a lil little liter to get you through the rest of the work week. In this week’s episode I’m reading more of your catfishing stories by popular demand!
Mar 12, 2020
Episode 59-Doomsday Daybell Pt 2
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Happy Monday cult babes! This week we’re diving into the theories and recent developments surrounding JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan, trust me, you don’t want to miss this. We’ve got ALL the tea about Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell. Make sure you listened to Part 1 first or you will feel LOST.
Mar 03, 2020
Episode 58-The Gainesville Ripper
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Said to be the inspiration for the 1996 slasher ‘Scream’ this story is sure to give you chills. Sit back Cult Babes, as I tell you the story of how Danny Rolling became known as The Gainesville Ripper. Did I pronounce Shreveport correctly? Listen now to find out! Also join our new Facebook group!
Feb 25, 2020
Episode 57-Doomsday Daybell
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Happy Monday Cult Babes, this week we’re taking a deep-dive into the current mysterious disappearances of JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan. This is an ongoing investigation and if you or someone you know has any information in regards to the case please contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-The-Lost.
Feb 18, 2020
Little Liter Ep-6 Valentine's Day
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Happy Valentine’s Day to all the Cult Babes near and far. In this special Valentine’s Day episode I’m sharing the most insane catfishing stories from our very own listeners!
Feb 14, 2020
Episode 56-When life hands you Lululemons
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Happy Monday Cult Babes. This week we’re diving into the whodunnit murder case that took place at a Lululemon store in Bethesda, Maryland. Make sure to subscribe for your weekly fix and follow along online @ cultliterpodcast, don’t forget to rate and review on iTunes!
Feb 10, 2020
Episode 55-A Condo to Kill For
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TGIF cult babes! This week I am sooo excited because my best friend and actual sister Olivia joins me as I tell the actual insane story of Michelle Hadley and Ian Diaz. Sit back and relax as I take you through this lifetime movie-esque saga. Don't forget to follow Cult Liter on instagram @cultliterpodcast @spencerhenry
Jan 31, 2020
Episode 54-Kansas City Butcher
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Man oh man cult babes, you’re in for a doozy with this one. Robert Berdella was the WORST! Let’s just say they call him the Kansas City Butcher for a reason y’all.
Jan 20, 2020
Episode 53-The Manic Model
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This week we’re discussing the chilling case of Egyptian model Omaima Nelson and her husband Bill. We’ve got a model, a pilot, and a garbage disposal. Listen in on this twisted Thanksgiving day bloodbath.
Jan 12, 2020
Episode 52-JonBenét Ramsey with guest co-host Mykie
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Happy Holidays from your cult leader. In this episode I’m joined by my spooky BFF Mykie and we discuss allll of our thoughts on the 1996 unsolved murder of JonBenét Ramsey. Follow Mykie on Instagram: @mykie Subscribe to her channel: GlamandGore Follow her on Twitter: @glamandgore
Dec 23, 2019
Episode 51-TalHotBlond
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Internet greetings cult babes, come surf the web with me as we deep dive into today's story within a story. You can be whoever you want to be online, but what happens when it catches up with you IRL? Trust me, you don't want to miss this one.
Dec 16, 2019
Episode 50-Strange Motive
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Hey! Hello! Hi! We’re fuckin fifty y’all. In this week’s weird episode we’re talking about some cases involving BIZARRE motives. Which pop-punk princess inspired a man to kill? Are we all in the Matrix? Today’s episode is sponsored by Wondery and the Los Angeles Time’s new show, Detective Trapp. Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs -- as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” Listen now at Wondery.fm/CultDT
Dec 05, 2019
Little Liter EP-5
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Hellllllo Cult babes. Finally got a new AOL 60 day trial to check my e-mail and I’ve got some juicy listener stories to share with y’all this week. From a personal connection to episode 48: Death of a Cheerleader, to a cult babe who spent time in prison with some....interesting inmates. Today’s episode is sponsored by Wondery and the Los Angeles Time’s new show, Detective Trapp. Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs -- as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” Listen now at Wondery.fm/CultDT Watch me turn Mykie into a Turkey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sK23LHWrimI
Dec 01, 2019
Episode 49-Cyber Cannibal
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In possibly our most graphic episode to date, I introduce to you Armin Meiwes, AKA the Rotenburg Cannibal. Sit back, kinda relax, and listen in for one of the craziest stories I’ve ever told, and please, don’t eat your friends. Today’s episode is sponsored by Wondery and the Los Angeles Time’s new show, Detective Trapp. Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs -- as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” Listen now at Wondery.fm/CultDT
Nov 22, 2019
Introducing Detective Trapp
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Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, patient confidante of killers. A master interrogator, she invokes her personal experience – and deepest griefs -- as a tool to elicit confessions. When a young woman’s body is found at a trash-sorting plant, Trapp learns the murder may be linked to the disappearance of three other women in nearby Santa Ana. Trapp embarks on a dark journey that brings her face to face with a man who takes “a little piece of her soul.” Listen now at Wondery.fm/cultliterdt
Nov 19, 2019
Episode 48-Death of a Cheerleader
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Ahh yes Cult babes, let’s go back to the 80’s, in this week’s episode we discuss the murder of a popular high school cheerleader Kirsten Costas, and the unsuspecting murderer behind the case. Hear the origin story that led to cult classics (heh) like The Heather’s, and Lifetime’s Death of a Cheerleader.
Nov 11, 2019
Episode 47-Lizzie Borden
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Happy Halloween Cult Babes! In this special episode of Cult Liter I’m talking about one of the most infamous crimes in early American history. Lizzie Borden had an axe, but are these rumors, or are these facts? Tune in to hear my thoughts on what really went down, and my personal experience staying overnight in the Borden house.
Oct 31, 2019
Little Liter Ep-4
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HELLO CULT BABES! In this week's little liter we're talking about all the spooky things I've been getting into lately, what's coming up, and most importantly sharing listener's spooky stories! This week's episode is brought to you in part by Betterhelp.com. Visit Betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% your first month.
Oct 28, 2019
Episode 46-The Giggling Granny
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I’m baaaaack! And this week we’re talking about none other than Nannie Doss AKA The Giggling Granny. This week’s episode is sponsored by Betterhelp.com your online resource for affordable, convenient counseling.
Oct 16, 2019
Episode 45-The Night Stalker
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DUN DUN DUN! That’s right Cult Babes, this week we’re telling the HORRIFYING story of Richard Ramirez, a.k.a. The Night Stalker. This week’s episode is sponsored by Better Help, your resource for online professional counseling. Cult Babes get 10% off their first month of counseling with the discount code “CultLiter.” Simply visit BetterHelp.com/CultLiter to get started today! Intro/Outro Music provided by @mynameisreece.
Sep 24, 2019
Episode 44-Horror Hotel
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Welcome back Cult Babes! This week we’re taking a deep-dive into the Cecil Hotel, the inspiration behind American Horror Story: Hotel, as well as home to some of the most infamous cases in American true crime history. This week’s episode is sponsored by BetterHelp.com an online counseling resource. Visit betterhelp.com/cultliter for 10% off your first month. Intro/Outro courtesy of @mynameisreece.
Sep 17, 2019
Episode 43-The Eyeball Killer
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Charles Albright was one creepy dude. Where did it all go wrong for this former pre-med student? Was it his mother’s odd conditioning? The course he took on taxidermy as a child? Let’s see…
Aug 28, 2019
Episode 42-Bloody Mary
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Once, twice, three times a LADYYY. THAT’S RIGHT CULT BABES, this week we’re talking about the urban legend, Bloody Mary. Take a deep-dive through the different origins, ways people play, and what really happens when you play the game.
Aug 19, 2019
Episode 41-The Papin Sisters
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TGIF Cult Babes, a little 1920’s murder to take you into the weekend. Shared psychosis? Orphans? Eyeballs? We’ve got it at all.
Aug 09, 2019
Episode 40-Cannibal Joe
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What’s up Cult Babes?! This week we’re talking about one of the GROSSEST cases yet. In the early 90’s Joe Metheny wreaked havoc in the Baltimore area. The crimes: Awful. How he disposed of the bodies? EVEN more awful.
Jul 29, 2019
Episode 39-Children of Thunder
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Jul 15, 2019
Episode 38-Dating Game Killer
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Man oh man, what’s up cult babes?! This week we’re talking about mega weirdo Rodney Alcala, a killer date. Grab your nikes and your favorite purple blanket and let’s GO!
Jul 04, 2019
Episode 37-John List
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Man oh man, definitely not the father of the year. Tune in to hear all about this creepy creep and listen to the end for some NEWS. Gbye!
Jun 18, 2019
Episode 36-Cary Stayner
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Happy Monday Cult Babes….boy do I have a story for you. We’re talking about Cary Stayner a.k.a. The Yosemite Serial Killer. This week’s episode is a 2-for-1 full of some crazy family drama, a kidnapping, and a real creep, enjoy!
Jun 11, 2019
Little Liter Ep-3
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WHAT’S UP CULT BABES! This week’s Little Liter we’re talking about a killer doctor from Ohio, I’m sharing some listener stories, and answering some of your questions!
Jun 07, 2019
Episode 35-David Berkowitz
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Whoops I’m late! This week we’re talking about serial killer David Berkowitz, a real whacky guy. Check out this week’s affiliate Green Chef, giving you $50.00 of off your first order by visiting greenchef.us/cultliter.
May 30, 2019
Episode 34-Wineville Chicken Coop Murders
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! This week we’re covering one of the most bizarre cases ever, the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders. It’s one of those stories that leaves you feeling like WTF. Enjoy!
May 20, 2019
Episode 33-Come on Aileen
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Helllllo my creepy cult babes, this week we’re talking about America’s most infamous female serial killer, Aileen Wuornos, and man oh man was her life wild. This week’s episode is sponsored by Green Chef, my FAVORITE! Visit Greenchef.US/CultLiter for $50.00 of your first box!
May 07, 2019
Episode 32-A Bixby Knolls Murder
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! This week we’re going back to our roots with a lesser-known story this week, the Murder of Lynn Shockner, and boy is it infuriating!
Apr 30, 2019
Episode 31-Jeffrey Dahmer
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What Cult Babes want, Cult Babes get. We’re talking about definitely one of the WORST serial killers in American History, Jeffrey Dahmer. This episode is GUH-ROSS.
Apr 22, 2019
Little Liter Ep-2
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Little Liter episode 2 is here! This week we’re talking about an important engagement, selling out of Merch, and Gypsy Blanchard lawsuit, and a hometown story from a cult babe! TGIF
Apr 19, 2019
Episode 30-The Chatroom Killer
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In October of 1996 Sharon Lopatka met Bobby Glass in an online chatroom, had she finally found the one to give her everything she wanted? Tune in to this creepy episode of Cult Liter, and stay out of chat rooms!
Apr 08, 2019
Little Liter Ep-1
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Surprise!!! It's our first little liter. This week we're recapping your guys's response to The Black Dahlia, spooky tv & movies, and telling the stories you guys have submitted!
Apr 04, 2019
Episode 29-The Black Dahlia
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! This week we’re deep-diving into one of America’s most famous unsolved murders, the story behind the Black Dahlia, Elizabeth Short. Tune up, tune in, LISTEN to me because I’m your leader.
Apr 01, 2019
Episode 28-Blackburn Cult
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! This week we’re going back to the 20’s with the LA-based Blackburn Cult. This week’s sponsors: care/of vitamins visit takecareof.com and use code ‘cultliter50’ for 50% off your first month and Greenchef, visit greenchef.us/cultliter for $50.00 off your first box.
Mar 25, 2019
Episode 27-Fred and Rosemary West
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Oh man, were these two the worst! This week’s episode we’re keeping up with the Wests, and their house of horrors. From incest, to serial killings, this story has it all. Turn on your nightlights, and listen in!
Mar 18, 2019
Episode 26-Mary Vincent
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! This week we're telling the insane survival story of Mary Vincent who at the age of 15 was attacked by Lawrence Singleton. Stay connected @cultliterpodcast @spencerhenry
Mar 11, 2019
Episode 25-The Pig Farm Killer
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It’s Monday, and you know what that means, it’s time to talk about the bad stuff. Listen up Cult Babes, because this week we’re covering Canadian serial killer Willie Pickton, a.k.a. The Pig Farm Killer. *I say the surname Pickford instead of Pickton at least twice but I’m not changing it because I don’t feel like* Gbye!
Mar 04, 2019
Episode 24-Ed Kemper
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! Oh man, Ed Kemper aka The Co-Ed killer, a real sicko. Tune in to hear about headless corpses, and a whole lotta mama drama.
Feb 25, 2019
Episode 23-The Manson Family
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! Y'all asked for it, this week we're covering the infamous Manson Family, def not cult babes. It's a long one, so take the extra long route to work. Today's episode is sponsored by Resolved Mysteries Podcast, available on iTunes, or wherever you listen to your favorite pods! https://resolvedmysteriespodcast.com
Feb 18, 2019
Episode 22-The Eriksson Twins
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The Eriksson Twins are one of the most famous cases of Folie a Deux (shared psychosis) and trust me when I tell you, this story is wild. Sit back, and listen to the wildest girl’s trip you’ve ever heard.
Feb 11, 2019
Episode 21-The Zodiac Killer
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That’s right cult fam, this week we’re covering THE ZODIAC KILLER! I’m thrilled for this to be the first unsolved murder in Cult Liter history. Lock your doors and listen in!
Feb 04, 2019
Ken & Barbie Killers
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Happy Monday Cult Creeps! This week's episode we're diving into Canada's most hated couple; Paul Bernardo & Karla Homolka. Serial killers, torture, and videography, this episode has everything.
Jan 28, 2019
Episode 19-John Wayne Gacy
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Hi Cult Babes we're in for a long one with this week's episode about notorious killer clown, John Wayne Gacy, but it's worth it, I promise.
Jan 21, 2019
Episode 18-Ed Gein
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This week we’re talking about Ed Gein, the inspiration behind films such as; Silence of the Lambs, Psycho, and the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. He was a real mama’s boy and a real freak, grab your barf bags.
Jan 14, 2019
Episode 17-Richard Chase
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Richard Chase a.k.a. the Sacramento Vampire was a real POS. From cannibalism to necrophilia, this week's episode has it all.
Jan 07, 2019
Episode 16-Heaven's Gate
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SURPRISE! Merch is now available, go to cultliter.com/merch This week we're covering my FAVORITE cult, Heaven's Gate! Come with me on this cosmic journey into the f'ed up world of Marshall Applewhite, don't forget your Nikes!
Dec 31, 2018
Episode 15-Weepy-Voiced Killer
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Well Cult fam, the holidays are weird, and so is this man's voice. No really. We're talking about Paul Stephani A.K.A. The Weepy-Voiced Killer. I am warning you, you'll never unhear his voice.
Dec 24, 2018
Episode 14-Katherine Knight
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Happy Monday Cult Babes! This week we're getting down with Ms. Katherine Knight, she was INSANE. From fist fights, to stabbing, to cannibalism, this week's story's got it all!
Dec 17, 2018
Episode 13-Albert Fish
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Hello little Cult angels, this week we're covering the monster of all monsters, the cannibal, the maniac, Albert Fish.
Dec 10, 2018
Episode 12-Tiede Cabin Murders
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Attention Cult Followers! Grab your popcorn! Grab your coffee! This week's episode Cult Liter Spencer Henry is joined once again by pal Lyndsey Palumbo as he horrifies her with the story of the Tiede's family murders.
Dec 07, 2018
Episode 11-Celebrity Series
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This week's episode of 'Cult Liter' is a special one. Host Spencer Henry covers 4 celebrity-related murders in Part 1 of this ongoing Celebrity Series. In this episode we're covering Charlize Theron, Jennifer Hudson, Judith Barsi, and Mark Ruffalo.
Nov 27, 2018
Episode 10-Gypsy Rose
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On this super special 10th episode of Cult Liter, host Spencer Henry covers the murder of Dee Dee Blanchard, and the entire shit-show that came with it.
Nov 21, 2018
Episode 7-Axeman of New Orleans
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In this weeks episode we're discussing my number one favorite unsolved mystery, the Axeman of New Orleans. I even added sound effects.
Oct 29, 2018
Episode 6-Amityville
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This weeks episode dives into the DeFeo family murders, or as we all know it, the Amityville Horror.
Oct 16, 2018
Episode 5-The David Family
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This week's episode discusses religion vs. cult, a murder-suicide that rocked Utah, and a popular conspiracy theory.
Oct 09, 2018