300 episodes

Cult Liter Podcast Host Spencer Henry brings the bizarre every Tuesday. Each week we'll dive into a new story of cults, crime, televangelists gone wild, you never really know what you're going to get, just a guaranteed good time.

Cult Liter with Spencer Henry Wondery

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Cult Liter Podcast Host Spencer Henry brings the bizarre every Tuesday. Each week we'll dive into a new story of cults, crime, televangelists gone wild, you never really know what you're going to get, just a guaranteed good time.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Little Liter Ep-96

    Little Liter Ep-96

    TGIF!!! This week’s little liter is a wild ride, from a doppelgänger moidah, an instagram model who tried to be a ‘final girl,’ ancestry DNA drama and more! If you have a story you’d like to share with the cult 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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    Check out my other show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




    Sources: 

    https://people.com/crime/instagram-model-accused-stabbing-sleeping-dad-argument-laptop/

    https://nypost.com/2023/01/31/how-dominatrix-viktoria-nasyrova-allegedly-poisoned-a-lookalike/

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    • 22 min
    A Mother's Love

    A Mother's Love

    When a young New York mother wakes up one Wednesday afternoon and discovers her two small children have seemingly vanished overnight her world is turned upside down. Today we’re telling the story of Alice Crimmin’s and the disappearance of her two children Eddie Jr. and Missy. The investigation was a mess from the get-go because one of the lead detectives seems to have had ulterior motives…




    Write me: spencer@cultliter.com




    Spencer Henry PO Box 18149 Long Beach CA 90807 




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    Join our patreon: Patreon.com/cultliter




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




    Sources: 

    https://www.newspapers.com/image/717883941/?terms=Alice%20crimmins&match=1

    https://murderpedia.org/female.C/c/crimmins-alice.htm

    https://allthatsinteresting.com/alice-crimmins

    https://www.newspapers.com/image/448363353/?terms=Alice%20crimmins&match=1

    https://www.newspapers.com/image/717883941/?terms=Alice%20crimmins&match=1

    https://www.newspapers.com/image/569842035/?terms=Alice%20crimmins%20funeral&match=1




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    • 43 min
    Little Liter Ep-95

    Little Liter Ep-95

    In this week’s little liter I’m joined by my BFF/OBITCHUARY co-host Madison Reyes. We’ve got some wilddddd stories to share with ya. If you have a story you’d like to share send it on over to spencer@cultliter.com and be sure to grab your tix to see us on tour! obitchuarypodcast.com







    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 other show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




    Sources: 




    Our episode on Death With Dignity: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/obitchuary/id1573981050?i=1000543086216




    Article about Florida Woman: https://www.wesh.com/article/daytona-beach-woman-kills-husband-hospital/42611803?mibextid=Zxz2cZ




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    • 31 min
    The Rulo Cult

    The Rulo Cult

    This week we’re looking into the story of a trucker-turned-prophet who used the villainous teachings of an evil reverend to build up a cult following of doomsday-preppers...how’s that for a sentence? In the 1980’s the small community of Rulo, Nebraska was disrupted by Mike Ryan and his cult followers who had built out a compound on a nearby hog farm. It wasn’t long before a string of thievery and moidah brought them down!




    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 other show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




    Sources: 




    https://thecinemaholic.com/where-are-dennis-ryan-and-timothy-haverkamp-now/

    https://www.oxygen.com/deadly-cults/crime-time/yahweh-nebraska-farmers-cults-slavery-torture-sodomy-murder

    https://www.newspapers.com/image/889062089/?terms=Mike%20Ryan&match=1

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_W._Ryan

    ‘ID Evil Lives Here’ 

    https://www.iowapbs.org/iowapathways/mypath/2422/farm-crisis-1980s

    https://www.iowapbs.org/iowapathways/mypath/2422/farm-crisis-1980s




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    • 43 min
    Little Liter Ep-94

    Little Liter Ep-94

    In this week’s little liter we’ve got an update on the Lori Vallow/Chad Daybell saga, Alec Baldwin’s criminal charges, some scamway action and friend group drama! If you have a story you’d like to share with the cult send it on over: spencer@cultliter.com 




    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 other show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




    Sources: 

    https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/19/arts/rust-shooting-charges-alec-baldwin.html

    https://people.com/movies/alec-baldwin-trying-to-stay-strong-amid-criminal-charges-source-exclusive/

    https://www.eastidahonews.com/2023/01/prosecutors-lori-vallow-daybell-intended-for-her-children-to-die-and-participated-in-their-killings/




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    • 21 min
    The Lottery Curse

    The Lottery Curse

    This week we’re looking into the dark side of winning the lottery. It’s hard to imagine anything more exciting than becoming an overnight millionaire, however today’s cases prove that with more money, comes more problems! 




    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 other show OBITCHUARY wherever you’re listening now! 




    Sources: 

    https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/25/heres-why-lottery-winners-go-broke.html

    https://nypost.com/2022/07/29/these-lottery-winners-lost-it-all-after-hitting-the-jackpot/

    https://www.the-sun.com/news/4500720/lotttery-winner-new-jersey-now-trailer-park/

    https://murderpedia.org/female.M/m/moore-dorice.htm

    https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/theledger/name/abraham-shakespear-obituary?id=21987461

    https://medium.com/lessons-from-history/lottery-winner-mysteriously-dies-due-to-natural-causes-a-few-weeks-after-winning-103b28c243a3




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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
4.7K Ratings

4.7K Ratings

Shiiraa ,

Die hard cult babe

I love this podcast SO much! Spencer is such a wonderful story teller and I truly feel like I’m in a room with my friend as they tell me a story when I listen. I have struggled to find an easy to listen to podcast with a host that I enjoy but baby this is it!

jhuebner15 ,

A great find!

I really enjoy this show because it’s all about storytelling and not about what tv shows are on or mercy for sale etc etc. The topics are timely and juicy, and the little liters are a nice mid week treat. Well done🎊

nickname: dontHave1 ,

Free refills!

Remember: You don’t need cults; they need you.
You need Spencer.
He’ll slap that kool aid right out of your hand. 😘

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