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Why does Scientology have no sense of humor? Because seriousness is a sacrament

We’re in transit again, and so we’re grateful that frequent contributor Jeffrey Augustine came through with another fun look at Scientology’s underlying policies. This one really needs no more explanation than that…

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Scientology goes shopping for a new top cop in L.A., and a new video from Chris Shelton!

[Rapper The Game (a/k/a Jayceon Terrell Taylor) and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck]

We’re on the road today, and so we’re thankful that frequent contributors Jeffrey Augustine and Chris Shelton have pitched in with a couple of interesting items. First, Jeffrey had some thoughts about this past weekend’s noted gang summit in south Los Angeles, and […]

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Our money man takes another look at new (and grim) Scientology financial disclosures

[Narconon Holland]

Once again we’ve turned to our money man, John P, to help us dive into some interesting Scientology documents that have turned up in the Netherlands. Scientology is normally very secretive about its finances, but in a couple of countries, like Ireland and the Netherlands, local laws force them to open up their […]

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What happened when one of our readers got into a Scientology ‘Flag World Tour’ event

  What a treat we have for you today. On Friday, we brought your attention to a flier that had been posted online claiming that there would be a meeting in Houston Saturday night to discuss the possibility of a new “Ideal Org” project starting there. The flier had been posted by a Scientologist […]

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Tell us how you declared your independence of Scientology on this glorious Independence Day

  To our international readers, today is a special day in the United States, when we mark the anniversary of our declaration of independence from Great Britain in 1776 and dared to commit ourselves to a new form of self-government without the need for monarchs. We hope our American readers make the most of […]

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Field report: Visiting the mission that told the Church of Scientology to take a hike

  It’s not every day that we’re in Haifa, Israel, so we decided we had better take advantage of the situation and drop by to see Dani and Tami Lemberger at their remarkable breakaway Scientology mission.

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Scientology produces miracles — but you only get to hear about them in one place

  We want to thank the tipster who sent us our favorite section of Scientology’s newest Advance! magazine, the publication of the Advanced Organization of Los Angeles (AOLA).

We really enjoy the “OT Phenomena” in each issue, a collection of fun stories submitted by advanced Scientologists with all of the miraculous things they […]

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This is your brain on L. Ron Hubbard: Watergate, Scientology, and late-night radio

[Jim Dincalci says he took this photo of L. Ron Hubbard in Queens in 1973 — or did he?]

We thought we’d toss off a bonus post this evening to let you know about something happening late tonight. Alabama resident and former Church of Scientology member Randy McDonald, who was once the editor of Scientology’s […]

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Our money maverick dives into Scientology’s latest financial house of horrors

This week, documents became available that had been submitted by Narconon Holland, the Scientology drug rehab center in the Netherlands. At a quick glance, they indicated that the place was in serious trouble. And now, Underground Bunker regular “John P.” — who enjoys telling us about his luxurious life in high finance — has […]

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Scientology claims L. Ron Hubbard chose David Miscavige to succeed him, proving he didn’t

[Scientology attorney Eric Lieberman]

Contributor Jeffrey Augustine has taken another close look at Scientology’s over-the-top attacks on Ron Miscavige for this piece today. Once again, he’s found some really interesting stuff!

The website that smears Ron Miscavige — presumably hosted by the Church of Scientology to distract from Ron’s book, Ruthless — is a gift […]

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