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¡Ay, caramba! Nancy Cartwright has a whale of a time in Mexico to raise money for Scientology

  Back on August 12, we shared with you a rather bizarre video of Simpsons voice actress Nancy Cartwright telling Scientologists in Mexico City that she was coming to town to help with an Ideal Org fundraiser.

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So much for tabloid rumors: Tom Cruise visits Scientology’s ‘Ideal Org’ while he’s in Bogotá

Tom Cruise has been in the South American country of Colombia shooting scenes for his next movie, Mena, and on Tuesday he went to the capital city of Bogotá and dropped in at the Scientology “Ideal Org” there, which had its grand opening just a few weeks ago.

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Stop worrying about ISIS and Syria and Iraq — Scientology’s got this, people

  What a great time we had last night in Boston. Another full room and a rapt audience who threw us interesting questions. We’ll pull together some photos and an anecdote or two later. For now, we want to thank Karen de la Carriere for sending us something interesting from the new issue of […]

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Um, about that story claiming Will Smith got a ‘refund’ from his broke-ass shuttered school…

Jaden, Willow, Jada, and Will Smith, from a 2010 BBC appearance

You may have run across a very confusing story about Scientology, Will and Jada Smith, and a “refund” that spun out across tabloid news websites yesterday.

Like lemmings, many sites simply repeated what started with a RadarOnline story claiming that tax records showed Will […]

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A video response to Scientology’s crass celebrities, Jenna and Bodhi Elfman

  Things keep getting stranger and stranger here in the Underground Bunker — and we love it! A couple of days ago, we posted a video of Scientology celebrities Jenna and Bodhi Elfman which was the latest in their series of what they call “Kicking and Screaming,” a series of short videos with the […]

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John Coale, Greta Van Susteren, and the miracle of Scientology drug technology: A meditation

We’ve posted here a remarkable photograph of a man named John Coale, who was one of the few human beings in the stands at a notorious baseball game held recently in Baltimore, Maryland.

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How Scientology broke up Tom Cruise and Mimi Rogers: The story you haven’t heard

[Mimi Rogers and Tom Cruise at the Academy Awards red carpet on March 29, 1989. Credit: Alan Light] When Alex Gibney’s film Going Clear premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, much of the subsequent news coverage focused on revelations by former Church of Scientology executive Mark “Marty” Rathbun that the church actively “drove […]

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Geoffrey Lewis, 1935-2015, a consummate character actor and an OT 5 Scientologist

Geoffrey Lewis, the bucolic character actor known best for the 1970s Clint Eastwood movies he appeared in, died in his son Miles’s arms Tuesday after suffering cardiac arrest during a morning workout. He was 79 years old.

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Fact-checking Danny Masterson’s remarkable Paper interview about Scientology

By now you’ve probably seen Danny Masterson’s interview with Paper magazine, which was posted online Wednesday evening. The piece is getting a lot of attention because Scientology’s celebrities are usually very reluctant to talk publicly about the secretive organization.

The last time an actor said so much about his involvement in Scientology, and as […]

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‘Phantom of the Opera’ gets a two-fer: Scientologist and child molester!

Wow, James Barbour is back in a big way.

A few days ago, it was announced that Barbour was taking on the title role in Broadway’s longest-running production, Phantom of the Opera. And then, last night, the producers of the show felt compelled to answer an overwhelming Internet response to the news that Barbour was […]

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