A Little Bit Culty

By Sarah Edmondson & Anthony “Nippy” Ames

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Subscribers: 421
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Episodes: 154


 May 31, 2023


 Jan 18, 2023

Brian P
 Oct 15, 2022
enlightening.

Pascale
 Oct 15, 2021

Christine
 Aug 28, 2021
Love this podcast! Heard about it from the Leah Remini and Mike Rinder podcast. I've listened to 5 or 6 episodes of A Little Bit Culty, Nippy and Sarah are relatable, have great questions and interesting guests. Listen to it!

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Think you might be in a cult? Want to know the signs? Join Sarah Edmondson and Anthony “Nippy” Ames to talk about things that are..a little bit culty. Or in their case: a whole bunch of culty. As whistleblowers documented in the critically-acclaimed HBO series “The Vow,” Sarah and Nippy have a lot to say about their experience, and burning questions to ask people with similar stories. They’re here to help people understand, heal from, and avoid abusive situations one little red flag at a time. Listen in as they share their stories, have frank and unscripted conversations with other survivors and cult experts, and do a deep dive on how devotion can turn to dysfunction.

Episode Date
Proud Defector: Claire Headley On Scientology (Part 2)
Feb 26, 2024
Proud Defector: Claire Headley On Scientology (Part 1)
Feb 19, 2024
Gentle Souls: Esther Friedman on ‘School’
Feb 12, 2024
Scout’s Honor: Tom Krumins on Keeping Kids Safe
Feb 05, 2024
Let Us Prey: Ruthy Heiler & Sharon Liese Unmask the IFB
Jan 29, 2024
Wise Jezebel: Dr. Laura Anderson On When Religion Hurts
Jan 22, 2024
Weirder Together: Cult Hopping with Ben Lee & Ione Skye
Jan 15, 2024
Twisted Scripture: Nikieta Lambert on the I.C.O.C
Jan 08, 2024
PATREON REPLAY: Sarah and Nippy Answer Your Questions
Jan 04, 2024
Therapy Sesh: A Remix with Daniel Shaw, LCSW, Dr. Ramani, & Dr. Natalie Feinblatt
Jan 01, 2024
PATREON PREVIEW: Sarah & Nippy Answer Your Questions
Dec 28, 2023
ANTI-MLM Starter Kit: A Remix with Roberta Blevins, Emily Lynn Paulson & Douglas Brooks, ESQ
Dec 25, 2023
PATREON REPLAY: A Chat with Kate Casey
Dec 21, 2023
Juicy Grift: Brandie Hadfield on MLM Recovery
Dec 18, 2023
PATREON PREVIEW: Sarah & Nippy Answer Your Questions
Dec 14, 2023
Decoding Mindf*ckery: Dr. Robin Stern on The Gaslight Effect
Dec 11, 2023
PATREON REPLAY: A Chat with Susan Dones
Dec 07, 2023
Rethinking Steiner: Chloe Weise on Waldorf Schools
Dec 04, 2023
Recollected Self: Jaime Mahler on Breaking Toxic Cycles (Part 2)
Nov 30, 2023
Recollected Self: Jaime Mahler on Breaking Toxic Cycles (Part 1)
Nov 27, 2023
This American Dream: Jane Marie on Wellness
Nov 20, 2023
PATREON PREVIEW: Sarah & Nippy Answer Your Questions
Nov 16, 2023
Cult-Proofing 101: Julie Bogart on Critical Thinking
Nov 13, 2023
PATREON REPLAY: Sarah & Nippy Answer Your Voicemails
Nov 09, 2023
Unveiled: Yasmine Mohammed on Extreme Fundamentalism
Nov 06, 2023
PATREON PREVIEW: Sarah & Nippy Chat About Narcissistic Personality Tests
Nov 02, 2023
Seek Safely: Jean Brown & Dr. Glenn Patrick Doyle on the Self-Help Industry
Oct 30, 2023
PATREON REPLAY: Sarah & Nippy Answer Your Voicemails
Oct 26, 2023
Desperately Seeking Soulmate: Alice Hines on Twin Flames Universe
Oct 23, 2023
PATREON PREVIEW: Sarah & Nippy Chat with Mark Vicente
Oct 19, 2023
Healing In Public: Sarma Melngailis on Life After Netflix
Oct 16, 2023
PATREON REPLAY: A Chat with Jim Edmondson
Oct 12, 2023
Unsilenced: Meg Appelgate on the Troubled Teen Industry
Oct 09, 2023
PATREON PREVIEW: A Conversation with Sandra Nomoto
Oct 05, 2023
Shiny Happy Warrior: Lindsey Williams on the IBLP
Oct 02, 2023
PATREON REPLAY: A Chat with Jon Bryant
Sep 28, 2023
A Radical Awakening: Dr. Shefali on Guru Culture
Sep 25, 2023
The NXIVM Extravaganza | Moira Kim Penza, Robert Gavin, and Vanessa Grigoriadis
Sep 18, 2023
The NXIVM Extravaganza | Ft. Mark Vicente, India Oxenberg, Susan Done, and Karen Unterreiner
Sep 11, 2023
F*ck You, Purity Culture | Ft. Nadia Bolz-Weber, Eric Skwarczynski, and Alice Greczyn
Sep 06, 2023
Scientology SUCKS | Ft. Leah Remini, Mike Rinder, and Jon Atack
Sep 04, 2023
Culty Fan Favorites | Ft. Amanda Montell, Evan Rachel Wood, and Eckhart Tolle
Aug 28, 2023
When the World Didn’t End: Guinevere Turner’s Cult Memoir (Part 2)
Aug 21, 2023
When the World Didn’t End: Guinevere Turner’s Cult Memoir (Part 1)
Aug 14, 2023
In Pursuit of Love: Rebecca Bender’s Journey from Trafficked to Triumphant
Aug 07, 2023
Breaking Character: Ex-Acting Students Speak Up (Part 2)
Jul 31, 2023
Breaking Character: Ex-Acting Students Speak Up (Part 1)
Jul 24, 2023
Citizens of Sound Presents: Tiny House Tales
Jul 21, 2023
Bursting the Bubble: Morgan Tyler on Leaving the Church
Jul 17, 2023
Behind the “Reality:” Jessica Willis Fisher on her Childhood Abuse
Jul 10, 2023
Subversive Science: Isabella Constantino on NXIVM’s Tourettes Study (Part 2)
Jul 03, 2023
Subversive Science: Isabella Constantino on NXIVM’s Tourettes Study (Part 1)
Jun 26, 2023
Shiny Happy Wife: Tia Levings On Christian Fundamentalism (Part 2)
Jun 19, 2023
Shiny Happy Wife: Tia Levings on Christian Fundamentalism (Part 1)
Jun 12, 2023
I Was a Child Bride: Dr. Tamara MC on the Language of Manipulation (Part 2)
Jun 05, 2023
I Was a Child Bride: Dr. Tamara MC on the Language of Manipulation (Part 1)
May 29, 2023
The Lemurian Sisters: Jennings Brown on Liana Shanti
May 22, 2023
Murder, Faith & End Times: Leah Sottile on Lori Vallow & Chad Daybell
May 15, 2023
‘Uncultured:’ Daniella Mestyanek Young on COG and the US Military (Pt. 2)
May 08, 2023
‘Uncultured:’ Daniella Mestyanek Young on COG and the US Military (Pt. 1)
May 01, 2023
Into Quicksand: Kate Amber on How Cults Pull You In
Apr 24, 2023
Hey, Hun: Emily Lynn Paulson on MLMs and Other Lies
Apr 17, 2023
Leading Nowhere: Jordan Harbinger on Self-Help Hell
Apr 03, 2023
Press Replay: Robert Gavin on the NXIVM Trials
Mar 27, 2023
Sinner or Saint: Will Retherford on Navigating Religious Waters
Mar 20, 2023
Stop the Presses: Vanessa Grigoriadis on NXIVM (Part 2)
Mar 13, 2023
Stop the Presses: Vanessa Grigoriadis on NXIVM (Part 1)
Mar 06, 2023
Stolen Youth Continued: Zachary Heinzerling on Larry Ray’s Cult
Feb 27, 2023
Stolen Youth: Daniel Levin on Larry Ray’s Cult
Feb 20, 2023
Darkness Unveiled: Sochil Martin Exposes LA Luz Del Mundo
Feb 13, 2023
The Antidote: Diane Benscoter on Getting Victims Out
Feb 06, 2023
Revisiting ‘The Vow’: Season 2 Recap with Ayla Fitzpatrick
Jan 30, 2023
The Community: Jamiyla Chisholm’s Memoir of a Brooklyn Islamic Commune
Jan 23, 2023
One Billion Years: Mike Rinder on How Scientology Could End
Jan 16, 2023
The Kids Are Alright: Sarah & Nippy on Zen Parenting
Jan 09, 2023
Cult to Comedy: Shannon Payton on Turning Trauma into Humor
Jan 02, 2023
Hot Mess Express: Karen Unterreiner on Dating Keith Raniere
Dec 26, 2022
Parent Traps: Diane Dierks & Dr. Rick Voyles on Co-Parenting Dilemmas
Dec 19, 2022
Perfect Prey: Dr. Christine Cocchiola on Coercive Control
Dec 12, 2022
The Redeemer: Cathrine Moestue on Shame & Radical Identity Change
Dec 05, 2022
Stolen Innocence: Elissa Wall on Growing up FLDS (Part 2)
Dec 01, 2022
Stolen Innocence: Elissa Wall on Growing up FLDS (Part 1)
Nov 28, 2022
Spot A Spider: Dr. Amy Saltzman on Identifying Webs of Abuse
Nov 21, 2022
Toxic All-Around: Melanie Hunt & Kim Shore on Abuse in Canadian Gymnastics
Nov 14, 2022
Leaving the Fold: Dr. Marlene Winell on Religious Trauma Syndrome
Nov 07, 2022
Sex Cult Nun: Faith Jones on Breaking Way from the Children of God. (Part 2)
Nov 03, 2022
Sex Cult Nun: Faith Jones on Breaking Way from the Children of God (Part 1)
Oct 31, 2022
Hello Cultiverse 10/27/22
Oct 27, 2022
Life After Narcs: Dr. Ramani Durvasula on Navigating Narcissism
Oct 24, 2022
Hello Cultiverse 10/20/22
Oct 20, 2022
The Ego Trap: Eckhart Tolle on Cults & Other Mental Viruses (Part 2)
Oct 17, 2022
Hello Cultiverse 10/13/22
Oct 13, 2022
The Ego Trap: Eckhart Tolle on Cults & Other Mental Viruses (Part 1)
Oct 10, 2022
Big Phoenix Energy: Actor, Activist & Badass Evan Rachel Wood (Part 2)
Oct 06, 2022
Big Phoenix Energy: Actor, Activist & Badass Evan Rachel Wood (Part 1)
Oct 03, 2022
Season 5 Trailer: A Little Bit Culty
Sep 30, 2022
Summer Bonus: Sarah and Nippy answer your emails and make some big moves
Aug 15, 2022
Summer Bonus: Sarah and Nippy Chat with the IndoctriNation Podcast
Aug 01, 2022
Summer Bonus: Sarah and Nippy Chat With The ‘Sickboy’ Podcast Fellas
Jul 18, 2022
Rude Awakening: Sarah Landry On Nithyananda & Other Nightmares (Part 2)
Jul 11, 2022
Rude Awakening: Sarah Landry On Nithyananda & Other Nightmares (Part 1)
Jul 04, 2022
Page Turner: Spencer Schneider on Writing His Way Out of ‘School’
Jun 27, 2022
Tangled Up in Teal: Jon Kasbe & Bits Sola on Making ‘The Deep End’
Jun 20, 2022
Trust Fall: Dr. Natalie Feinblatt on Trauma, Addiction & Cult-Informed Therapy
Jun 13, 2022
Holy Hell: Will Allen on Unmasking Buddhafield (Part 2)
Jun 09, 2022
Holy Hell: Will Allen on Unmasking Buddhafield (Part 1)
Jun 06, 2022
Bigger Than the Pope: Jennings Brown on Teal Swan & The Fellowship of Friends (Part 2)
May 30, 2022
Bigger Than the Pope: Jennings Brown on Teal Swan & The Fellowship of Friends (Part 1)
May 23, 2022
Not Orthodox: Tova Mirvis
May 16, 2022
Host Mode: Sarah & Nippy Answer Your Burning Questions
May 09, 2022
The Way Back: Gina Wilson On Faith After ‘The Way Down’
May 02, 2022
Voicing Doubt: Ian James Corlett on Leaving the Jehovah’s Witness Faith
Apr 25, 2022
Cults at Work: Cameron Herold on Corporate Culture
Apr 18, 2022
My So-Called Greek Life: Lucy Taylor Exposes a Culty Collegiate Shitshow
Apr 11, 2022
Surviving Wild Wild Country: Erin Robbins Speaks Out On Osho Horrors
Apr 04, 2022
ALBC at SXSW with Sarah Berman & Amanda Montell
Mar 28, 2022
Sarma Speaks: A ‘Bad Vegan’ Exclusive
Mar 21, 2022
Unholy Spirits: Eric Skwarczynski on Darkness in the IFB
Mar 14, 2022
Miranda Beverly-Whittemore on Cult Fiction
Mar 07, 2022
Make Me A God: Jon Atack
Feb 28, 2022
Bentinho Massaro Sucks Part 2
Feb 21, 2022
Bentinho Massaro Sucks Part 1
Feb 21, 2022
Keely Griffin on Twin Flames & Other Dumpster Fires
Feb 14, 2022
Dare to Doubt: Alice Grecyzn Part 2
Feb 07, 2022
Dare to Doubt: Alice Grecyzn Part 1
Jan 31, 2022
Silver Fox: Mark Vicente Part 2
Jan 24, 2022
Silver Fox: Mark Vicente Part 1
Jan 17, 2022
That’s One More Season, Innit?
Jan 03, 2022
Master of the Cultiverse: Patrick Ryan on Transcendental Meditation
Dec 27, 2021
Wake-Up Call: Gerette Buglion on Everyday Cults
Dec 20, 2021
Attachment Theory: Dr. Alexandra Stein on Terror, Love & Brainwashing
Dec 13, 2021
Brazen: Nadia Bolz-Weber on Sex, Shame & Toxic Religion
Dec 06, 2021
Guru-Free: Laura Tucker on Safety for Seekers
Nov 29, 2021
Groundbreaker: Moira Penza on Prosecuting NXIVM
Nov 22, 2021
The Heretic: Dr. John Dehlin on Mormonism
Nov 15, 2021
Stolen: Elizabeth Gilpin on the ‘Troubled Teen’ Industry
Nov 08, 2021
LuLaRich Girl: Roberta Blevins on Life After MLM
Nov 01, 2021
Sounds Cultish: Amanda Montell on Fanatical Language
Oct 25, 2021
Hello Again, Cultiverse.
Oct 18, 2021
Season 2 Trailer: A Little Bit Culty
Oct 04, 2021
Bonus SUMMER Episode: Catching Up with India Oxenberg
Jul 06, 2021
#FGKIA: Joyce Short & Nina Lucas On Defining Consent
May 10, 2021
Shameless: Dan Shaw on Gaslighting, Narcissists, & Recovering from Cultic Abuse
May 03, 2021
The Breakup: Samantha Freedom on Leaving The Alt-Right
Apr 26, 2021
WTF: Matthew Remski On Conspirituality
Apr 19, 2021
Catching Up: Sarah & Nippy Circle Back
Apr 12, 2021
Illusion of Hope: Douglas Brooks On MLMs
Apr 05, 2021
Happy Now: Susan Dones & The Early Exit
Mar 29, 2021
Take Back Your Life: Dr. Janja Lalich & Cult Recovery
Mar 22, 2021
F*ck This, I’m Out: Mike Rinder & The About-Face
Mar 15, 2021
Heal That Sh*t: Leah Remini & The Aftermath
Mar 08, 2021
Cults 101: Dr. Steven Hassan & The BITE Model
Mar 01, 2021
This Is Us: Meet The Hosts
Mar 01, 2021
TEASER: A Little Bit Culty with Sarah & Nippy
Feb 05, 2021