We thought you’d enjoy these clips that turned up yesterday showing Pomeranz belting out everyone’s favorite Scientology ditty, “We Stand Tall” (note the Freedom Medal), and then enjoying the adulation of some of his Taiwanese fans.
Does David Miscavige understand what a rock star he’d be considered in Taipei? Has he thought about moving Int Base over there?
Has there been a single critical news investigation of Scientology in Taiwan, ever? Could this be the promised land?
Now, for a dose of reality, let’s check in with frequent Bunker contributor Chris Shelton!
Bonus photos from our tipsters
What is art? We’re pretty sure that’s not it…
As several readers pointed out, this seminar is by our South American favorite, Eduardo Galan…
Can’t remember another time someone shared online about “regging into the wee hours.” Yikes.
The scene yesterday inside the London org, celebrating World Humanitarian Day…
We didn’t get a chance to include photos in our book, so we’ve posted them at a dedicated page. Reader Sookie put together a complete index and we’re hosting it here on the website. Copies of the paperback version of ‘The Unbreakable Miss Lovely’ are on sale at Amazon. The Kindle edition is also available, and shipping instantly.
Tony Ortega’s upcoming appearances (and check out the interactive map to our ongoing tour)…
August 24: Boston, Boston Skeptics in the Pub, Hong Kong restaurant (1238 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge) 7 pm (with Gregg Housh)
Sept 15: Barrett the Honors College, Arizona State University, ASU in Downtown Phoenix campus, Walter Cronkite Theater, 5:30 pm
Sept 23: Cleveland, Parma Heights Library, 7pm sponsored by Center for Inquiry – Northeast Ohio
Sept 24: Minneapolis
Sept 27: Portland, Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Ave, 12:45 pm, sponsored by Humanists of Portland
Sept 28: Seattle, Razzi’s Pizzeria, 7 pm, with Seattle Skeptics and Seattle Atheists
Sept 29: Vancouver, BC, Seven Dining Lounge, 7 pm
Oct 23: Sydney, Giant Dwarf Theatre (with Sen. Nick Xenophon)
Oct 25: Melbourne
Oct 28: Adelaide (with Sen. Nick Xenophon)
Oct 30: Perth
Past dates: Santa Barbara (5/16), Hollywood (5/17), Orange County (5/17), San Diego (5/20), San Francisco (5/22), New York (6/11), Chicago (6/20), Toronto (6/22), Clearwater (6/28), Washington DC (7/12), Hartford (7/14), Denver (7/17), Dallas (7/20), Houston (7/22), San Antonio (7/24), Austin (7/25), Paris (7/29), London (8/4)
Posted by Tony Ortega on August 20, 2015 at 07:00
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