232 episodes

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.

Cult Liter with Spencer Henry Spencer Henry | Morbid Network

    • True Crime
    • 5.0 • 190 Ratings

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.

    The Disappearance and Reappearance of Sister Aimee

    The Disappearance and Reappearance of Sister Aimee

    Church is in session! Join me Cult Babes, as we look into one of the OG  “faith healers” Sister Aimee McPherson, her rise to fame, alleged kidnapping, and return. 





    Write me: spencer@cultliter.com





    Spencer Henry PO Box 18149 Long Beach CA 90807 





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    Sources: 




    https://www.wickedlocal.com/story/bulletin-tab/2010/06/16/faith-rise-fall-tent-revival/65328623007/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aimee_Semple_McPherson

    https://www.britannica.com/biography/Aimee-Semple-McPherson

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-incredible-disappearing-evangelist-572829/

    https://www.newspapers.com/image/678336935/?terms=Aimee%20McPherson&match=3

    https://www.sfgate.com/renotahoe/article/famous-preacher-America-Aimee-Semple-McPherson-15632095.php

    https://time.com/5792693/aimee-semple-mcpherson-100-women-of-the-year/

    • 35 min
    Little Liter Ep-63

    Little Liter Ep-63

    Happy Friday Cult Babes! We’re finally back with a little liter full of stories from you! We’ve got a corrupt professor, lunch with a cult, and so much more! If you have a story you’d like to share send it on over to spencer@cultliter.com









    Write me: spencer@cultliter.com





    Spencer Henry PO Box 18149 Long Beach CA 90807 





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    Sources: 




    https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/the-ballet-shoe-stew-of-1842/

    • 20 min
    Leopold and Loeb

    Leopold and Loeb

    Hello from Chicago Cult Babes! This week I decided to look into one of Chicago’s most infamous cases, the murder of Bobby Franks which led to what’s been referred to as the ‘Trial of the Century.’ 





    Write me: spencer@cultliter.com





    Spencer Henry PO Box 18149 Long Beach CA 90807 





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    Sources: 




    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leopold_and_Loeb

    https://allthatsinteresting.com/leopold-and-loeb

    https://scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1950&context=jclc

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/leopold-and-loebs-criminal-minds-996498/

    http://undereverystone.blogspot.com/2013/03/the-other-franks-son-jack-m-franks.html

    A Crime to Remember S5 

    ‘The Perfect Crime’ PBS Documentary 

    • 30 min
    The Sullivan Institute

    The Sullivan Institute

    Happy Monday Cult Babes! Before NXIVM and Synanon there was a sex cult running throughout New York City’s Upper West Side that had even Freud saying what the f**k.





    Write me: spencer@cultliter.com





    Spencer Henry PO Box 18149 Long Beach CA 90807 





    Follow along online: instagram.com/cultliterpodcast






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    Check out my new show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




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    Sources: 




    https://gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/inside-the-rise-fall-of-a-1970s-upper-west-side-cult

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saul_B._Newton

    https://filmdaily.co/news/upper-west-side-sex-cult/

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Mile_Island_accident

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHJ0LyhfH9o

    https://gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/inside-the-rise-fall-of-a-1970s-upper-west-side-cult


    https://www.ranker.com/list/saul-b-newton-sullivan-institute-cult/jodi-smith

    • 48 min
    Interview: Amanda Knox

    Interview: Amanda Knox

    This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Amanda Knox and we’re getting into everything from her extremely controversial trial, dealing with media, grief and so much more. Aside from being a best-selling author, Amanda is a journalist, public speaker and a podcast host! Check out Labyrinths with Amanda Knox and Christopher Robinson. 






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    Watch ‘Amanda Knox’ on Netflix. 





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    https://innocenceproject.org








    Write me: spencer@cultliter.com





    Spencer Henry PO Box 18149 Long Beach CA 90807 





    Follow along online: instagram.com/cultliterpodcast






    Join our patreon: Patreon.com/cultliter








    Check out my new show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




    Sponsors: 





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    Sources: 




    ‘Waiting To Be Heard’ -Amanda Knox 




    ‘Amanda Knox.’ -Netflix 

    • 1 hr
    Little Liter Ep-62

    Little Liter Ep-62

    TGIF Cult Babes! Oh boy we’ve got a lotttt of family drama in this week’s little liter but first I have to tell you about this news story I heard about this morning, come on in the water’s fine! 





    Write me: spencer@cultliter.com





    Spencer Henry PO Box 18149 Long Beach CA 90807 





    Follow along online: instagram.com/cultliterpodcast






    Join our patreon: Patreon.com/cultliter








    Check out my new show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
190 Ratings

190 Ratings

Louise V12345 ,

Loved the Amanda Knox interview - thank you :)

I had only seen the doco and watched the news as it happened. It was great to hear her speak and see what she’s up to now - I’ll definitely listen to Labyrinth :)

gdjcdin sayu ,

Sooo good!

Spencer is the best. This show is short, sweet, and perfect for my daily commute.

much much older cult fan ,

Spencer

You are my cult litre Spencer

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