21 episodes

Hosted by The Fresh King Benjamin, a former Mormon polygamist turned comedian who uses comedy to bring injustices to light.

Vibing The Apocalypse Ride The Wave Media

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Hosted by The Fresh King Benjamin, a former Mormon polygamist turned comedian who uses comedy to bring injustices to light.

    Nitebreak Laughs with Alaina Hershey (AUDIO ONLY)

    Nitebreak Laughs with Alaina Hershey (AUDIO ONLY)

    Meet Alaina Hershey: Preview of Nitebreak Comedy Show
    In this bonus mini episode of Vibing the Apocalypse, host Ben chats with his friend and upcoming stand-up comedian, Alaina Hershey. Alaina will perform at the Nitebreak Comedy Show at Land of a Thousand Hills in Daybreak, now with a beer license. The discussion covers Alaina's thoughts on impromptu joke requests, her OCD management using Notion, and her quirky view of Daybreak. Tune in for a fun, informal introduction to a talented comedian.
    00:00 Welcome to Vibing the Apocalypse: A Mini Episode00:13 Getting to Know Alaina Hershey: Comedy and Beer01:12 The Stand-Up Comic's Dilemma: To Joke or Not to Joke03:39 Quirky Traits and OCD: Embracing Notion05:20 Daybreak Tales: From Relationships to Squidward's Town07:03 Wrapping Up: Excitement for Tomorrow's Comedy Show

    • 7 min
    • video
    Nitebreak Laughs with Alaina Hershey

    Nitebreak Laughs with Alaina Hershey

    Meet Alaina Hershey: Preview of Nitebreak Comedy Show
    In this bonus mini episode of Vibing the Apocalypse, host Ben chats with his friend and upcoming stand-up comedian, Alaina Hershey. Alaina will perform at the Nitebreak Comedy Show at Land of a Thousand Hills in Daybreak, now with a beer license. The discussion covers Alaina's thoughts on impromptu joke requests, her OCD management using Notion, and her quirky view of Daybreak. Tune in for a fun, informal introduction to a talented comedian.
    00:00 Welcome to Vibing the Apocalypse: A Mini Episode00:13 Getting to Know Alaina Hershey: Comedy and Beer01:12 The Stand-Up Comic's Dilemma: To Joke or Not to Joke03:39 Quirky Traits and OCD: Embracing Notion05:20 Daybreak Tales: From Relationships to Squidward's Town07:03 Wrapping Up: Excitement for Tomorrow's Comedy Show

    • 7 min
    From Bad Jokes to Teleportation Dreams: Nami Eskandarian's Comedy Journey (AUDIO ONLY)

    From Bad Jokes to Teleportation Dreams: Nami Eskandarian's Comedy Journey (AUDIO ONLY)

    Previewing Nitebreak Comedy with Nami Eskandarian
    In this mini episode of 'Vibing the Apocalypse,' the host promotes the upcoming Nitebreak Comedy Show at Land of a Thousand Hills, featuring comedian Nami Eskandarian. The episode includes a brief interview with Eskandarian, discussing his reactions to being asked for jokes on the spot, a humorous take on personal wishes, and his lack of knowledge about the show's location, Daybreak. The conversation touches on spontaneous comedy, teleportation fantasies, and ends with an invite to the audience to attend the comedy show for more unpredictable humor.
    00:00 Introduction to Vibing the Apocalypse Mini Episode00:17 Meet the Comic: Nami Eskandarian00:45 The Stand-Up Comic's Dilemma: Dealing with Joke Requests02:08 Nami's Wishful Thinking: A Humorous Take03:06 Teleportation Dreams and Comedic Philosophies04:36 Daybreak: A Comedian's Perspective05:24 Wrapping Up: A Preview of Tomorrow's Comedy Show
    #Comedy #Standup #NightbreakComedy #Interview #Podcast #Funny #Comedian #VibingTheApocalypse

    • 6 min
    • video
    From Bad Jokes to Teleportation Dreams: Nami Eskandarian's Comedy Journey

    From Bad Jokes to Teleportation Dreams: Nami Eskandarian's Comedy Journey

    Previewing Nitebreak Comedy with Nami Eskandarian
    In this mini episode of 'Vibing the Apocalypse,' the host promotes the upcoming Nitebreak Comedy Show at Land of a Thousand Hills, featuring comedian Nami Eskandarian. The episode includes a brief interview with Eskandarian, discussing his reactions to being asked for jokes on the spot, a humorous take on personal wishes, and his lack of knowledge about the show's location, Daybreak. The conversation touches on spontaneous comedy, teleportation fantasies, and ends with an invite to the audience to attend the comedy show for more unpredictable humor.
    00:00 Introduction to Vibing the Apocalypse Mini Episode00:17 Meet the Comic: Nami Eskandarian00:45 The Stand-Up Comic's Dilemma: Dealing with Joke Requests02:08 Nami's Wishful Thinking: A Humorous Take03:06 Teleportation Dreams and Comedic Philosophies04:36 Daybreak: A Comedian's Perspective05:24 Wrapping Up: A Preview of Tomorrow's Comedy Show
    #Comedy #Standup #NightbreakComedy #Interview #Podcast #Funny #Comedian #VibingTheApocalypse

    • 6 min
    From Cult to Community: Redefining Identity and Belonging w/ Daniella Young (AUDIO ONLY)

    From Cult to Community: Redefining Identity and Belonging w/ Daniella Young (AUDIO ONLY)

    From Cults to Self-Care: A Journey of Healing and Identity
    This episode of "Vibing The Apocalypse" presents a comprehensive discussion featuring the stories of individuals who have left behind their life in cults, focusing on their healing and journey towards self-discovery. Daniella Young shares her challenging upbringing in the Children of God cult, highlighting the issue of child exploitation and her path to redefine her identity through education and raising awareness on the impact of cults. The conversation explores the concept of 'demissionizing,' a shift from trying to change the world to prioritizing self-care and embracing personal passions. The importance of understanding the psychology behind cult dynamics, creating healthy communities, and the therapeutic role of self-expression and creativity in recovery is underscored. Insight into how these experiences translate to broader societal issues and the importance of awareness and growth post-cult life is also provided.
    00:00 Outlandish Beginnings: A Dive into Cult Life00:45 From Child Exploitation to White House Performances01:27 Unveiling the Financial Might of Cults01:55 The Making of an Apocalypse Child03:02 Navigating Life After the Cult07:58 Exploring the Definition and Impact of Cults32:24 Embracing Creativity and Identity Post-Cult43:30 Exploring Personal Freedom Through Fashion44:44 Financial Freedom and Its Impact on Self-Expression47:59 The Significance of Appearance Control in Cults48:43 The Power of Clothing and Identity Reclamation49:43 Understanding Cults: Control, Identity, and Expression55:55 The Dark Side of Cults: Exploitation and Control56:55 Confronting Cult Legacies and Embracing New Missions57:21 The Apocalypse Rap: A Glimpse into Cult Childhood01:01:56 Unveiling New Projects and Cult Awareness01:09:01 The Journey of Deconstruction and Finding Identity01:17:21 Cults, Society, and the Quest for Personal Mission
    #Uncultured #ApocalypseChild #SurvivorStories #CultsUncovered #LifeAfterCult #QandA #CultSurvival #Empowerment #DanielaYoung #InspirationalJourney #PodcastClips #Resilience #SurvivorTales #LiveSession #AskMeAnything #CultSurvivor #DanielaYoungLive #DeepDive #PersonalJourney #Healing #Reflect #PodcastRecommendation #Collaboration #Strength #OvercomingObstacles #PodcastGuest
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    ### Unveiling the Layers: A Dialogue with Daniela Young on Cults, Survival, and Embracing Individuality
    In the sprawling landscape of human experience, few stories are as riveting and complex as those of Daniela Young, a survivor and scholar deeply versed in the intricacies of cult dynamics and extreme groups. Our conversation unveiled layers of trauma, resilience, and the eventual reclaiming of self amidst the remnants of a controlling upbringing. Daniela’s journey is not just her own but echoes the silent struggles of countless individuals raised in cults, including those within the broad spectrum of Mormonism.
    #### The Origin Story: "Vibing the Apocalypse"
    At the heart of our dialogue was an intriguing look into Daniela's childhood, one marked by the fantastical yet distressing realities of growing up within the Children of God cult. Describing an almost surreal episode from her past, Daniela shared a video from her childhood, where, attired in fluorescent attire amidst a backdrop of Rio de Janeiro, she and other children rapped Bible verses, an act blending innocence with the grave undertones of apocalyptic prophecy.
    This performance was no mere childhood play but part of a broader, more sinister agenda of child exploitation under the guise of religious fervor. The children, cloaked in vibrant costumes and reciting verses with earnest zeal, were unwitting actors in a narrative far beyond their comprehension—a narrative that weaponized their youth for the cult’s propaganda.
    #### Unpacking the Cult Experience: From Coercive Control to Individual Awakening
    Our conversation delved into the mechanics of cults and their impact on individuals, partic

    • 1 hr 24 min
    • video
    From Cult to Community: Redefining Identity and Belonging w/ Daniella Young

    From Cult to Community: Redefining Identity and Belonging w/ Daniella Young

    From Cults to Self-Care: A Journey of Healing and Identity
    This episode of "Vibing The Apocalypse" presents a comprehensive discussion featuring the stories of individuals who have left behind their life in cults, focusing on their healing and journey towards self-discovery. Daniella Young shares her challenging upbringing in the Children of God cult, highlighting the issue of child exploitation and her path to redefine her identity through education and raising awareness on the impact of cults. The conversation explores the concept of 'demissionizing,' a shift from trying to change the world to prioritizing self-care and embracing personal passions. The importance of understanding the psychology behind cult dynamics, creating healthy communities, and the therapeutic role of self-expression and creativity in recovery is underscored. Insight into how these experiences translate to broader societal issues and the importance of awareness and growth post-cult life is also provided.
    00:00 Outlandish Beginnings: A Dive into Cult Life00:45 From Child Exploitation to White House Performances01:27 Unveiling the Financial Might of Cults01:55 The Making of an Apocalypse Child03:02 Navigating Life After the Cult07:58 Exploring the Definition and Impact of Cults32:24 Embracing Creativity and Identity Post-Cult43:30 Exploring Personal Freedom Through Fashion44:44 Financial Freedom and Its Impact on Self-Expression47:59 The Significance of Appearance Control in Cults48:43 The Power of Clothing and Identity Reclamation49:43 Understanding Cults: Control, Identity, and Expression55:55 The Dark Side of Cults: Exploitation and Control56:55 Confronting Cult Legacies and Embracing New Missions57:21 The Apocalypse Rap: A Glimpse into Cult Childhood01:01:56 Unveiling New Projects and Cult Awareness01:09:01 The Journey of Deconstruction and Finding Identity01:17:21 Cults, Society, and the Quest for Personal Mission
    #Uncultured #ApocalypseChild #SurvivorStories #CultsUncovered #LifeAfterCult #QandA #CultSurvival #Empowerment #DanielaYoung #InspirationalJourney #PodcastClips #Resilience #SurvivorTales #LiveSession #AskMeAnything #CultSurvivor #DanielaYoungLive #DeepDive #PersonalJourney #Healing #Reflect #PodcastRecommendation #Collaboration #Strength #OvercomingObstacles #PodcastGuest
    ----more----
    ### Unveiling the Layers: A Dialogue with Daniela Young on Cults, Survival, and Embracing Individuality
    In the sprawling landscape of human experience, few stories are as riveting and complex as those of Daniela Young, a survivor and scholar deeply versed in the intricacies of cult dynamics and extreme groups. Our conversation unveiled layers of trauma, resilience, and the eventual reclaiming of self amidst the remnants of a controlling upbringing. Daniela’s journey is not just her own but echoes the silent struggles of countless individuals raised in cults, including those within the broad spectrum of Mormonism.
    #### The Origin Story: "Vibing the Apocalypse"
    At the heart of our dialogue was an intriguing look into Daniela's childhood, one marked by the fantastical yet distressing realities of growing up within the Children of God cult. Describing an almost surreal episode from her past, Daniela shared a video from her childhood, where, attired in fluorescent attire amidst a backdrop of Rio de Janeiro, she and other children rapped Bible verses, an act blending innocence with the grave undertones of apocalyptic prophecy.
    This performance was no mere childhood play but part of a broader, more sinister agenda of child exploitation under the guise of religious fervor. The children, cloaked in vibrant costumes and reciting verses with earnest zeal, were unwitting actors in a narrative far beyond their comprehension—a narrative that weaponized their youth for the cult’s propaganda.
    #### Unpacking the Cult Experience: From Coercive Control to Individual Awakening
    Our conversation delved into the mechanics of cults and their impact on individuals, partic

    • 1 hr 24 min

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The story that Sister Wives doesn’t tell…

Honest and insightful reflections on growing up fundamentalist Mormon and sorting through the religious trauma that comes with some of the problematic beliefs.

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