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Beware, protesters: Scientology has been training attack dogs at a Clearwater warehouse

  We have a really strange story for you today. We have no idea what Scientology is thinking on this one, but its employees have been spotted training guard dogs to attack at one of its Florida properties.

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Steve Cannane’s Oz-flavored Scientology history ‘Fair Game’ gets a UK-US-Canada publisher

  Silvertail Books publisher Humfrey Hunter continues his remarkable streak for putting out books on Scientology as he announces today that he’s carrying Steve Cannane’s deeply researched history, Fair Game: The Incredible Untold Story of Scientology in Australia, and will make it available in the UK, the US, and in Canada at the same […]

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Bryan Seymour reporting live from Scientology’s ‘Advanced Org’ opening in Sydney

  Australian television journalist Bryan Seymour is sending us messages from the scene of Scientology’s grand opening for its new “Advanced Org” in Chatswood, a suburb of Sydney.

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Marty Rathbun defends Scientology leader David Miscavige as he trashes tell-all memoir ‘Ruthless’

  Late last night, Marty Rathbun posted at his blog a lengthy broadside criticizing Ron Miscavige’s memoir, Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me.

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Former workers file EEOC complaints saying Grant Cardone forced Scientology on them

  We’ve been talking to Florida attorney Richard Celler about the religious discrimination lawsuit he filed on behalf of a man name David Bunting who is suing a Tampa medical services CEO, Vick Tipnes, for allegedly forcing Scientology courses on him, and firing him when Bunting refused. We told Celler how much Tipnes reminded […]

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Scientology opened a new ‘Ideal Org’ in Harlem, and we weren’t made to feel very welcome

  If you think about it, it’s kind of amazing. Eight years ago — eight years — the Church of Scientology finished purchasing two buildings on 125th Street in East Harlem as part of its “Ideal Org” program. (They had actually started buying the lots in 2003, 13 years ago, for a total of […]

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Arlene Cordova, 1933-2016: In her 80s, she took on Scientology and reunited with her daughter

[Barbara Cordova Oliver, before she became ill]

It’s been a while since we checked in with Arlene Cordova about her daughter Barbara, and so we called her yesterday only to learn some unhappy news. We were unaware that Arlene had died last week, on July 22, at the age of 83. It was Barbara who […]

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Hungarian tabloid’s wacky claim: Shit poured on Scientology’s leader in Budapest protest

  We’ve heard from three of our Hungarian readers who each brought to our attention a rather astounding story that appeared in an online scandal sheet known as “RiPost” about this past weekend’s Scientology “Ideal Org” opening in Budapest.

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Scientology’s ‘Ideal’ program really reaching at this point as it eyes a city without an org

  Houston, Texas is now the fourth-largest city in the United States, and with 2.2 million people, it’s only outdone by New York (8.5 million), Los Angeles (3.9 million), and Chicago (2.7 million).

Yet, despite that size and rank, Houston only rates a Scientology mission, and not an org.

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Scientology stealth opening: Tomorrow, David Miscavige will dedicate two buildings in Florida

[The West Coast Building on Fort Harrison Ave. Photos by Mark Bunker.]

Scientology leader David Miscavige is getting more and more sneaky about his grand openings, and this time we caught him just in time.

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