The World's Most Successful Megachurch Imposter
VICE went to Los Angeles to meet Michael Klimkowski, a struggling comedian who made headlines with his spot-on impersonation of televangelist Joel Osteen.
The Cult of Debt Forgiveness
VICE investigated the Swissindo World Trust International Orbit, a cult that's convinced its followers it can wipe away debts—even though critics, prosecutors, and bankers say it's all just a Ponzi scheme.
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Natasha Somalia: On Faith and Persistence
Despite discrimination because of her faith and the challenges of being a single mother, it hasn’t stopped Natasha Somalia from being a financially independent black muslim woman in the hair industry.
The Alien Worshippers
VICE's Amelia Dimoldenberg is invited to The Aetherius Society's annual pilgrimage to Holdstone Down in Devon, the place where they believe Jesus first came down in a spaceship from Venus.
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10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask A Satanist
VICE asks the Head of the Satanic Temple in the UK the all important questions. Do they drink blood? Do they sacrifice babies? Can they connect people to the Illuminati? Is it all just a sex cult?
DJ JAZ and the Church of Episco-Disco
In the first episode of THUMP Profiles, THUMP travels to JAZ's home in Charleston, South Carolina to catch a sermon behind the altar (and the decks), firsthand.
Inside Colombia's Temple of Lucifer
Víctor Damián Rozo claims to be the very son of the devil and has built the only temple in the world to worship Satan.
I Saw the Light: Inside "Christian Woodstock”
Noisey travels to the largest Christian music festival in the country. Or as attendees like to call it, the Christian Woodstock.
Royal Blood: Inside Indonesia’s Lavish, Bloody Funeral Ceremonies
VICE Indonesia visits the highlands of South Sulawesi to see how new money is changing the face of the Torajan people's ancient, and bloody, funeral traditions.
The Exorcist Trying to Heal South Africa’s Satanic Murderer
VICE follows Reverend Cecil Begbie into the world of South African Muti Murder and demon possession.
Demons of Mexico
Vice travels to Mexico City to explore the rapidly growing Santa Muerte cult and exorcisms being performed by religious leaders throughout the country
Modern Day Exorcisms
The U.S. is home to 20 percent of the world’s exorcists. VICE investigates why the phenomenon of exorcism is on the rise.