Leader of Adelaide Cult the ‘Ideal Human Environment’ Has Been Jailed for Sexual Abuse
James "Taipan" Salerno founded the cult in the early 80s. Yesterday, he was found guilty of repeatedly sexually abusing a young member.
People Tell Us How QAnon Destroyed Their Relationships
We spoke to people who told us how the QAnon conspiracy theory ruined their marriage, turned their parents into completely different people, and otherwise made their lives miserable.
Are Monochromatic Sweatsuits Athleisure’s—and Our—Final Form?
Entireworld’s rainbow-hued sweats read like a uniform for the end of the damn world.
'I Was Gone from the World and Nobody Noticed': One Woman's Story of Being Trapped by NXIVM
"I remember scratching down my arms and wanting to scream."
How Three Teen Sisters Were Allegedly Groomed into NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere's 'Sex Cult'
The self-help guru presented himself as a genius tutor and mentor who could help them deal with their parents' separation.
The NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Story Keeps Getting More Disturbing
Lauren Salzman testified that Keith Raniere envisioned thousands of "slaves" and even one of them running for office.
An Ex-Prosecutor Breaks Down the 'Sex Cult' Trafficking Case Against NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere
The broad strokes of the celebrity trial are not all that different from cases against street-level pimps.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Scientology is Allegedly Being Taught at Schools in Samoa
Books by L Ron Hubbard are being used in at least six schools in the Pacific island nation.
‘Slave’ to NXIVM ‘Sex Cult’ Leader Pleads Guilty to Racketeering
Lauren Salzman, recruiter for a secret group that allegedly branded women, entered a sealed plea Monday.
Views My Own
Making Friends Is Tough After You Leave a Cult
How Seven of Nine from ‘Star Trek Voyager’ spoke to my social dilemma.
This Aussie Cult Boss Was Allegedly Inspired by Russell Crowe in Gladiator
The leader of a cult in the Adelaide Hills made his followers salute him like Marcus Aurelius, a court has heard.
A Deep Dive into the Absolutely Ridiculous World of Roku Channels
Cults, dogs, foot fetishists—there's a channel for everyone on Roku.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete