From nondescript dad shoes to rare collectors item, all thanks to a mass suicide.
VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
Inside the investigation into the cross-border pipeline used to transport the underage wives of FLDS leader Warren Jeffs.
Emma Cline's hot debut novel 'The Girls' explores the phenomenon of young women opting out of society and into cult-like groups such as the Manson Family
Read an excerpt from Cline's mesmerizing debut novel about about teenage girls in a free love commune cult in 1969.
After being banished from Salt Lake City's polygamist Mormon group the Kingston Clan, Joe Robinson tries to build a new life for himself with the help of former clan members.
Satanism is basically atheism but with a cheeky bit of devil worship. We asked a Satanic Reverend to explain why it's more than just teenage angst.
This short film contains some of the few audio recordings of Charles Manson since he's been incarcerated. It features the psychedelic art of Leah Shore and voice of Manson parsing everything from God to suicide.
We discuss his Scientology past, auditing, and the harassment techniques allegedly used by the church.
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality is not your average piece of fanfiction. Written by AI specialist Eliezer Yudkowsky, the story has commanded a sprawling, cult-like international fanbase with its message of rational thinking.
Thousands of followers have moved from all over the world to Edmonton to sit silently for hours and stare into John de Ruiter's eyes.
I never felt quite like my family and I belonged in our Mormon community until we met a man who claimed he was ushering in the end of the world, and that we could help him.