Bonus Episode: Himalayan Salt Boy
16 min

One last story that shows how even the most innocuous police interactions, the ones COPS and Live PD air to get laughs, aren’t funny at all if you’re the one on TV.  

Plus: a trip to the motherfucking Kumquat Festival.

Let's Talk About Sects
Let's Talk About Sects
Sarah Steel
The Welcomed Consensus + OneTaste – Part 2
Natasha Tiku wrote for Gawker in 2013, “Everyone is interested in doing fun things with their bodies. But the impulse to systematize, replicate, package, sell, and build an ideology around it is uniquely Silicon Valley.” She was writing about an organisation that was monetising the female orgasm. And they weren’t the only ones doing so.   Guests: Christine Talbott Acosta, Ruwan Meepagala, Sasha Nelson   Full research sources listed on each episode page at www.ltaspod.com. You can support the creation of this independent podcast at www.patreon.com/ltaspod.   With thanks to Audio-Technica, presenting partner for season 4 of Let's Talk About Sects.   If you have been personally affected by involvement in a cult, or would like to support those who have been, you can find support or donate to Cult Information and Family Support if you’re in Australia (via www.cifs.org.au), and you can find resources outside of Australia with the International Cultic Studies Association (via www.icsahome.com).   If you or someone you know is in crisis or needs support right now, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 in Australia, or find your local crisis centre via the International Association for Suicide Prevention website at www.iasp.info. For sexual assault resources in Australia, visit www.1800respect.org.au, and in the USA, visit www.rainn.org.   Credits: Written and hosted by Sarah Steel Music by Joe Gould Engineered by Andrei Patrushev Edited by Corey Green of Transducer Audio   Links: * The Pleasure Principle — by Patricia Leigh Brown and Carol Pogash, New York Times, 13 March 2009 * Lafayette Morehouse — official website, accessed October 2020 * Lafayette Morehouse, Inc. v. The Chronicle Publishing Co., No. A067522. — 37 Cal. App. 4th 855, 44 Cal. Rptr. 2d 46, California Court of Appeal, First District, Division 5, 9 August 1995 * Sgt. Bilko Meets The New Culture — by Robin Green, Rolling Stone, 9 December 1971 * Inside The Purple People House, The Freaky, Stand-Offish Sex Cult In Northern California — by Anna Lindwasser, Ranker, 7 November 2018 * The Truth about RJ Testerman — Christine...   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
1 hr 16 min
The Bake Down - Bake Off Reviewed
The Bake Down - Bake Off Reviewed
Bake With A Legend
Another Winner Bakes It All
Well, what can you say! Ten fantastic episodes, 30 tremendous bakes, 12 contestants whittled down to three for this weeks final and one crowned the Bake Off Champion. I hope you’ve enjoyed watching this series as much as we’ve enjoyed making this podcast for you to listen to. We'll have one more episode next week which will be a recording from our live webinar this Saturday. Joining Jane, Howard and Josh this week was former finalist Ian Cumming to reflect on a final we all struggled to call right until the end. Whilst we are sad the series is coming to an end, we’re going to be celebrating with a special online event this Saturday, 28th November and we hope you'll join us. Dan Beasley Harling will be leading a free webinar teaching you how to make the perfect scone with chantilly cream, so you can bake along with us for around an hour at 7.30pm to give you a little flavour of what a class with us entails and then at 8.45pm, Dan will be joined by Howard and Jane where we’ll all reflect on the 2020 Series of Bake Off and we'll take your questions. You do have to register if you want to attend that but it's absolutely free - click here to sign up if you’d like to attend. We are having great fun hosting online baking classes for fans from all around the world and more classes have gone up on sale every week. Whether you'd like to learn how to make a Christmas Pastry Tree with Jane or a Luxury Banoffee Pie with Howard, you can check out our latest online baking classes on our website. Classes tend to start at 5pm or 8pm UK time on Saturday and Sunday to accommodate bakers from around the world, in particular our many friends from the USA. They're great fun and if you use the code PODCAST at checkout you'll get 10% off. Also, perhaps you're missing your work colleagues or friends and thinking about how you can have a fun activity during these difficult times and a private online event with us is the perfect answer and we're looking forward to hosting plenty of Virtual Christmas Parties! Head over to our website learn more about our virtual events. *** If you enjoyed this podcast please do leave us a review, it'll help ensure more Bake Off fans find us and would be a huge motivation for to keep making these podcasts for you. Please note we're not affiliated to the show itself or Love Productions, but we're huge fans of their work.*** This podcast is part of the Stripped Media podcast network. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
49 min
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