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Parents Allege Their Daughters Were Indoctrinated Into A Cult By High School Teachers

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.23.2014 | Crime

A family in Avon, Connecticut, has filed a lawsuit in federal court that alleges teachers at Avon High School indoctrinated their daughters into a cul...

MANHUNT: Fugitive Cult Leader Allegedly Said Sex With Kids Normal 'Because It Was In God's Word'

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

State and federal authorities are searching two states Wednesday for Victor Arden Barnard, the leader of a cult-like religious sect who is accused of ...

David Lohr

Woman Blames Satanic Cult For Mom's Stabbing

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.21.2014 | Crime

Katie Nichols, a Tennessee woman accused of stabbing her mother and leaving her for dead, isn't to blame for her actions –- a satanic cult is, Nicho...

At 85 Years, She's as Passionate About Helping Families as Ever

Rich Polt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rich Polt

Molly Brown Koch possesses a résumé that chronicles the sweeping arc of her career from the 1950s to the present. That long document could be boiled down to a three word phrase: heroic family advocate.

Faces of Moral Courage

Antonia Marrero | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Antonia Marrero

Moral courage is speaking truth to power within your own community -- for the sake of the greater good.

Becoming Prey To Cults

Carol Smaldino | Posted 09.28.2013 | TED Weekends
Carol Smaldino

If we are all capable of violence and submission -- especially when we are out of touch with our own shadows (and how could we tame them if we don't even know what they are?) -- then I too could be vulnerable to a cult.

Cults Come In All Kinds: The Head Is Not A Great Neighborhood To Live In

Lama Surya Das | Posted 09.28.2013 | TED Weekends
Lama Surya Das

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI'm not foolish enough to say, either explicitly or implicitly, that mine is better than yours. I'm talking about fanaticism and criminality, not beliefs and opinions -- which are harder to judge and impossible to legislate.

When Organized Religion Becomes a Cult

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 09.27.2013 | TED Weekends
Eliyahu Federman

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIt was either the modern unknown world, or their family. If they chose not to return, their family would disown them. Leaving their loved ones behind was not seen as an option. Sadly, that is the definition of a cult.

Examining The Conscious Choice Of Joining A Cult

Jayanti Tamm | Posted 09.27.2013 | TED Weekends
Jayanti Tamm

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgAre they victims? Only those on the outside and ex-members view them that way. To the devout, the concept that they are 'victims' is a direct insult. How can they be victims when they have chosen their path?

How Cults Gain Power Over An Individual: A True Story

Lisa Kerr | Posted 09.27.2013 | TED Weekends
Lisa Kerr

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhat makes a bright young woman join a cult and sacrifice her life to someone else's dreams? For starters, nobody joins a "cult." From the outside Master's Commission looked like the quickest path to change the world.

Another Show Is Back From The Dead

Posted 05.24.2013 | TV

"Cult" lives! The CW series, starring Matthew Davis and Jessica Lucas, was pulled from the network in April, but the final six episodes will see th...

Cult's Robert Knepper on Method, Prison Break, and Unleashing the Dark Side

Andrew Fish | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Knepper doesn't pull any punches. He's an intense guy with great stories, strong opinions and not a hint of the malevolence many expect from the man who channeled T-Bag with such brutal realism from 2005 to 2009.

Bad News For The CW's 'Cult'

Posted 02.28.2013 | TV

The CW is moving freshman drama "Cult" to Friday nights at 9 p.m. EST beginning March 8, the network announced Wednesday. The Matt Davis mystery a...

Ratings Woes: 'Smash,' 'Body Of Proof' Hit Lows

Posted 02.20.2013 | TV

"Smash" is not a hit in the Nielsen ratings. The NBC musical drama -- and other NBC shows -- continued to spiral downward in the ratings Tuesday night...

'Cult' Vs. 'Zero Hour': Can You Tell Them Apart?

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.22.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Television fans, we've been doing things all wrong. When we prioritize what we want to watch, we've asked ourselves: Is this show entertaining? Is it thought-provoking? Is it funny? Is it surprising, suspenseful or reassuring? Will my life be a little richer for having seen it? All along, we should have been asking this question: Does this show have Nazi babies?

Laura Prudom

Matt Davis On Leaving 'The Vampire Diaries' & The Appeal Of 'Cult'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 02.19.2013 | TV

The CW's latest series, "Cult," has drawn its fair share of comparisons to Fox's "The Following," as both shows center around a charismatic leader who...

Ferris Bueller Does The Harlem Shake (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

It all started with this crazy video from music producer, Baauer. Then, everyone wanted to do it. And now, pop culture's favorite parade-crasher Ferris Bueller is jumping on the dance meme bandwagon, courtesy of What's Trending!

Jay Mewes Reveals Details on Jay and Silent Bob Animated Movie (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.26.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

In Noobz, Mewes plays the manager of a video game store who's training for a potentially life-changing Gears of War tournament with his fellow gamers.

Starting Anew

Lisa Steinberg | Posted 03.02.2013 | TV
Lisa Steinberg

It's time for the group to navigate life with new perspectives, while fans can tip their hat to TBS for bringing the show back, and tip their wine glass as they watch!

'Cult' Premiere Date Revealed

Posted 12.04.2012 | TV

"Cult" has a premiere date on The CW. The new series will replace "Emily Owens, M.D." on Tuesday nights starting Tuesday, February 19 at 9 p.m. EST. ...

When You're Only Half a Man

Catherine Clinch | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
Catherine Clinch

If you live near Hollywood and have a "cute kid with personality," you will be approached regularly by casting directors, agents and managers. I've been around long enough to see the ways that the entertainment industry robs children of their wonder years.

ReThink Review: The Master -- It's Amazing, But Barely About Scientology

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

A lot has been said about whether the Cause is code for Scientology. Anderson drew a lot of inspiration from L. Ron Hubbard and the origins of Scientology, but to say that The Master is about Scientology misses the point.

A 'Lost' Reunion On 'Once Upon A Time'

Posted 08.30.2012 | TV

Another fan-favorite "Lost" alum is heading to "Once Upon A Time." Jorge Garcia, who played Hurley on the cult ABC drama, will join "Once" for one epi...

The Top TV Events At Comic-Con 2012

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

With San Diego Comic-Con 2012 just a few days away, fans, studios and members of the media are gearing up for four days of sleep-deprived fun at the a...

WATCH: 'Arrow' & More New CW Trailers

Posted 05.17.2012 | TV

Has The CW hit the bullseye with "Arrow"? Judge for yourself and watch the preview for the network's new series based on DC Comics' "Green Arrow" belo...