Lindsay sits down with the historian who started it all, Todd Compton. They discuss his latest book, In Sacred Loneliness: The Documents and read directly from the accounts of the wives of Joseph Smith. Links mentioned in this podcast: Buy […]
Episode 193: Mormon Fundamentalism and Race
Join Lindsay as she interviews Mormon Fundamentalist Moroni Jessop about the issue of race, priesthood restriction and prejudice within Mormon fundamentalism. Moroni discusses his own experiences being a POC within Mormonism, the history of the priesthood ban, and how DNA […]
Episode 191: King Benjamin and a Tale of the AUB
Join Lindsay as she interviews TikTok star Benjamin Brown (The Fresh King Benjamin) about his life and childhood growing up in the AUB. LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS PODCAST: Follow Ben on TikTok Join Fresh King Benjamin’s email list DONATE TO […]
Episode 190: When Mormons Radicalize
For the first time ever, Fundamentalist Ben Shaffer tells the horrific story of how his brother, Samuel Shaffer radicalized into a dark brand of Mormon fundamentalism, eventually landing him in jail. On the heels of the Lafferty story and largely […]
Episode 189: Mormons and Missouri
More and more Mormons and Latter-day Saints are moving or “gathering” in Missouri. Lindsay interviews Mormon Fundamentalist Moroni Jessop about this movement to gather in Missouri and details the history of Mormonism in the state.
Episode 188: Sally in Three Worlds: An Indian Captive in the House of Brigham Young
Join Lindsay as she interviews author and anthropoligist Virginia Kerns about Sally Kanosh, the indigenous slave girl purchased by Brigham Young’s family. Purchase the book here. Book trailer can be found here.
Episode 187: The 19th Wife
Ann Eliza Webb Dee Young Denning was married for a time to Brigham Young. After a tumultuous experience with Mormonism, she left the territory and wrote an expose titled, “Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage,” about her […]
Episode 186: Cults vs. Religions with Rachel Bernstein
Join Lindsay as she interviews cult expert and therapist Rachel Bernstein, who was recently featured on the new Starz documentary, Seduced. Links mentioned in this podcast: Rachel’s website IndoctriNATION podcast
Episode 185: Special Halloween Episode: St. Peter Bind Them Parchment
Lindsay interviews Mormon historian Clair Barrus about the mystical parchments that the Smith family owned. He explains the symbols and the magical meanings behind them.
Episode 184: The Winder Family
Join Lindsay as she interviews a plural family about their faith, their experiences on the reality TV show, Seeking Sister Wife and what it’s like to live polygamy in the modern day.