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Five years later: Debbie Cook’s indictment of Scientology under David Miscavige, annotated

  Five years ago, a little after midnight as 2012 had just begun, we started to get emails.

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Scientology is totally reading your comments here — and you’re scaring them senseless

  If you’ve ever wondered about whether this website is read by officials of the Church of Scientology, we have a pretty remarkable example to bring to your attention today.

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Some churches take care of the old — Scientology instead works them to death

[Claire Reppen, left, with Carol Kramer, circa 1994; and Claire about five years later, on the RPF]

We have another disturbing document to share with you today. It contains private details that you may find difficult to read. But the person who brought us the document, the son of its author, wants the public to […]

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Even the local Scientology mission is hiding a horror show of abuse: Kelly Jordan tells her tale

  We noticed Tim DeWall made an interesting comment at his Facebook page about a new set of people coming out of Scientology and reaching out to him and his wife, Sylvia. You may remember the story we did about the DeWalls, and the audiotape that recorded the moment Sylvia was learning that a […]

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San Diego’s new Scientology ‘Ideal Org’ looks like it’s ready for its close-up

[Coming soon to San Diego?]

This summer, we covered the opening of Scientology’s newest Ideal Org in this country, its two new buildings in Harlem. We wrote at some length about the methods that Scientology used to try to keep us from reporting that event, and what fun we had. So which will be the […]

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It’s Election Day, but screw that — Chick Corea is finally superhuman thanks to Scientology!

  Our many international readers no doubt understand what an exhausting election season this has been. For nearly two years, the presidential election has torn us apart in ways we’ve never experienced before. The carnage on Facebook alone has been pestilential. We’ve never seen so much end-of-the-world prophesying and cutthroat denunciations, and that’s between […]

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Talking with Tiponi Grey, who quit her Scientology job and announced it on YouTube

  It was a video that lasted only 14 seconds. Long enough for a woman named Tiponi Grey to make a short statement behind a pair of large sunglasses…

“Hello, world. I am Tiponi Grey Magi. And I am no longer employed with the Church of Scientology. Thank you and have a wonderful Wednesday.”

[…]

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Scientology’s latest drama in Russia: The mystery woman who infiltrated an org

  Our thanks to Danil Tylevich for making us aware that numerous Russian media outlets are carrying stories about a woman named Darya Varnovskaya, who spent more than a year working at Scientology’s St. Petersburg org in order to secretly gather information about it.

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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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