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Giving Scientology TV a run for its money — it’s the premiere of the Bunker network!

[Things are really busy here underground]

We have some really significant stories coming soon, and we want as many people as possible to see them. So we’re trying something a little different today, and we hope we can count on your help.

Yes, the Underground Bunker is finally dipping its toes into the world of video. Now, that doesn’t mean that you’re going to have to put up with your proprietor on screen. We’re taking a subtler approach, and we hope it’s a compelling one.

Hey, if David Miscavige can have a DirecTV channel that shows the same dozen propaganda programs over and over 24 hours a day, the least we can do is throw him a little competition. And mercifully, we’re keeping our videos very short — 90 seconds or less.

We’re choosing particular issues in Scientology that we’ve covered here before, and presenting them in a way that we hope will draw people back here to the Bunker to seek more information.

And that’s where you come in. We’re hoping you’ll share these videos far and wide. Post them to social media, email them to your friends, accost people in the street — whatever it takes, let’s get this conversation going.


So here goes. Let us know what you think, and please suggest subjects for future videos.



Auditor’s Day in LA!

We had a correspondent on L. Ron Hubbard Way again, this time for this weekend’s “Auditor’s Day” celebration. Here’s their report.

The event began with everyone standing and reciting the Code of a Scientologist.

The Dianetics Auditor of the Year was Nation of Islam Sister Charlene Muhammad. In addition to being a Dianetics Auditor, she is also a Dianetics Seminar In-Charge (i.e., she can run a Dianetics Seminar), a correspondent for The Final Call (the newspaper of the Nation of Islam), and she has a radio show. She supervised the delivery of Dianetics at Nation of Islam Saviours’ Day in Chicago. Accepting the Dianetics Auditor of the Year award, she thanked, in order, Minister Louis Farrakhan, David Miscavige, and “most of all, L. Ron Hubbard.”

The woman who spoke for the Auditors Association self-identified as being Russian, being part of the Russian group, and mentioned her “Russian tenacity and persistence.”

The youngest Class V NED Auditors are 12 years old and 14 years old. The 14-year-old has produced her first Clear.

The youngest Pro TRs completion is 7 years-old.

Yikes. Thank you for that report, correspondent!


Bonus items from our tipsters

We still haven’t heard much from the Colombian media since Scientology’s cruise ship the Freewinds docked in Cartagena after a scandal about David Miscavige accepting a medal exploded there. We got some indication that the ship has been there for a “PR” convention, if you can believe it.

But we did get this wonderful tidbit: Yes, Meghan Fialkoff, Freedom Medal winner and New York City school infiltrator, made the scene in Cartagena!


As of today, the barge has been in Cartagena harbor for two full weeks. It’s a PR miracle!


Scientology’s celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs’ — our new project

[Ethan Suplee and the Tokyo Ideal Org]

We started a new project last week, building landing pages about two of David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, his celebrities and his ‘Ideal Orgs.’ For the next several weeks, we’ll post a couple of pages each day, and we’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about each of them, in order to build a record and maintain a watch as Scientology continues its inexorable decline.

Previously, we posted pages for Anne Archer, the Portland, Oregon Ideal Org, Beck Hansen, Sydney, Australia, Catherine Bell, San Diego, California, Chick Corea, and Denver, Colorado, Elisabeth Moss and Nashville, Tennessee. Yesterday it was Erika Christensen and Perth, Australia.

Today it’s Ethan Suplee and Tokyo, Japan!




Please join us at the Underground Bunker’s Facebook discussion group for more frivolity.


Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,241 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 1,844 days
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 387 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 275 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,450 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,224 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 2,998 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,344 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 10,910 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,578 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 2,838 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 1,878 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,590 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,116 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,205 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,345 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 2,665 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,521 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 2,640 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 996 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,298 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,404 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 1,807 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 1,678 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,261 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 1,766 days.
Mary Jane Sterne has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,010 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,119 days.


3D-UnbreakablePosted by Tony Ortega on September 18, 2018 at 07:00

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Our book, The Unbreakable Miss Lovely: How the Church of Scientology tried to destroy Paulette Cooper, is on sale at Amazon in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook versions. We’ve posted photographs of Paulette and scenes from her life at a separate location. Reader Sookie put together a complete index. More information can also be found at the book’s dedicated page.

The Best of the Underground Bunker, 1995-2017 Just starting out here? We’ve picked out the most important stories we’ve covered here at the Undergound Bunker (2012-2017), The Village Voice (2008-2012), New Times Los Angeles (1999-2002) and the Phoenix New Times (1995-1999)

Learn about Scientology with our numerous series with experts…

BLOGGING DIANETICS: We read Scientology’s founding text cover to cover with the help of L.A. attorney and former church member Vance Woodward
UP THE BRIDGE: Claire Headley and Bruce Hines train us as Scientologists
GETTING OUR ETHICS IN: Jefferson Hawkins explains Scientology’s system of justice
SCIENTOLOGY MYTHBUSTING: Historian Jon Atack discusses key Scientology concepts

Other links: Shelly Miscavige, ten years gone | The Lisa McPherson story told in real time | The Cathriona White stories | The Leah Remini ‘Knowledge Reports’ | Hear audio of a Scientology excommunication | Scientology’s little day care of horrors | Whatever happened to Steve Fishman? | Felony charges for Scientology’s drug rehab scam | Why Scientology digs bomb-proof vaults in the desert | PZ Myers reads L. Ron Hubbard’s “A History of Man” | Scientology’s Master Spies | The mystery of the richest Scientologist and his wayward sons | Scientology’s shocking mistreatment of the mentally ill | The Underground Bunker’s Official Theme Song | The Underground Bunker FAQ

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