Cult News 1. ‘Cult’ Suicide: 15 Member Group Leaves Note Mentioning ‘Heaven’s Gate’ 2. Cult Leader Arrested After Allegedly Forcing Members to Live in ‘Squalid’ Conditions 3. Parents of ‘Cult’ Member Who Died Claim They Were Kept in the Dark About Her Involvement 4. Former Cult Member Recounts Horrific Experiences to Raise Awareness of ‘Cults’ 5. Feds Shut Down ‘Cult’ Operating in the US, Accused of Trafficking Women Articles 1. “What Exactly Is a Cult?” – Psychology Today 2. “The Psychology of Cults: How They Attract, Control and Manipulate Followers” – The Conversation 3. “The 5 Types of Cults and How to Recognize Them” – Very Well Mind 4. “The Psychology of Cults: How People Get Sucked In” – The Guardian 5. “The Five Stages of Cult Mind Control” – The Atlantic Videos
What started out as a mere idea from the fantastic brain of George Lucas - the mind behind another cult classic, Star Wars - has since become a mainstay of popular culture. With the idea to create a James Bond-inspired spaghetti-western type archeologist, Lucas paired up with Steven Spielberg, and the rest is history. "Indiana Jones" (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Eva Rinaldi
Directed by Matt Bass, Sk8face is the first of its kind: a documentary chronicling the history and pop culture prominence of skateboard art. The film begins with a brief overview of how skateboarding came to be and its rise to the mainstream. Then it launches into the art featured on the bottom of the boards. Who first
Arguably the biggest TV series pop culture phenomenon of the first half of this year, HBO’s highly successful adaptation of the acclaimed video game “The Last of Us,” was a roaring success all around with critics, viewers and more. Naturally, fans are keen to see how they adapt the bigger, darker and more divisive “The […]
Nardeep Khurmi wrote, directed and stars in Land of Gold, a cross-country, cross-cultural road trip exploring the dynamic between a Punjabi American truck driver (Khurmi) and a Mexican-American girl he finds hiding in his trailer. "Can you get more American," he asks, "than two communities of color, who have been marginalized by the country they
In the 1970s, someone brought a gun into Disneyland and shot the glass in the Haunted Mansion. The attraction was basically built around that glass, making it too expensive and difficult to replace, so Disney just covered the bullet hole with a fake spider, which you can still see to this day.