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Jesse Prince talks about the grieving after L. Ron Hubbard’s death — and the partying

[Jesse Prince at the 2015 Toronto conference]

You’ve seen the excerpt and read our review of Jesse Prince’s book, The Expert Witness. Now it’s Jeffrey Augustine’s turn to get in on the fun, with his podcast interview with Jesse.

Says Jeffrey: “Jesse Prince describes the events in RTC surrounding the death of L. Ron Hubbard. As Hubbard lay dying at his ranch, David Miscavige and Vicki Aznaran at Int Base called the ranch hourly to ask if Hubbard had died. Hubbard left no succession plan so what happened after his death was what Jesse calls a ‘dumpster fire and train wreck.’ RTC put on the super-serious LRH Death event at the Palladium followed by a secret invitation-only party at a home in Hollywood once owned by Liberace. There was great relief that Hubbard was dead, Jesse says, and the party featured lots of premium alcohol and heavy drinking.”




Head’s up in LA

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Underground Bunker TV

The programming just keeps coming at Underground Bunker TV. We’ve posted short videos about ABCMouse, Bob Duggan, Scientology attorney Gary Soter’s attempt to stop Leah Remini, David Miscavige’s position in the church,what Scientology says about Jesus and Christianity, Scientology’s obsession with masturbation, the Ideal Orgs, Narconon deaths, the vile secret buried in Dianetics the continuation of Scientology spying, and why Tom Cruise doesn’t see Suri. Today we have another short spot that brings up something we’ve covered here before. We hope these vids will draw people back here to the Bunker to seek more information. So please help us get them out into the world!



Scientology’s celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs’ — now with comments!

[Edgar Winter and the Phoenix Ideal Org]

We’re building landing pages about two of David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, his celebrities and his ‘Ideal Orgs.’ We’re posting pages each day, and we’re hoping you’ll join in and help us gather as much information as we can about them, in order to build a record and maintain a watch as Scientology continues its inexorable decline — and yes, we finally have comments working on these new pages! Head on over and help us with links and photos and comments about all of your favorite celebrities and failing Ideal Orgs

Previously, we posted pages for celebrities Anne Archer, Beck Hansen, Catherine Bell, Chick Corea, Elisabeth Moss, Erika Christensen, Ethan Suplee, Giovanni Ribisi, Greta Van Susteren, Jenna Elfman, John Travolta, Juliette Lewis, Kelly Preston, Kirstie Alley, Laura Prepon, Marisol Nichols, Michael Peña, Nancy Cartwright, Tom Cruise Danny Masterson, and Stanley Clarke. And for the Ideal Orgs of Portland, Oregon; Sydney, Australia; San Diego, California; Denver, Colorado; Nashville, Tennessee; Perth, Australia; Tokyo, Japan; Sacramento, California; Las Vegas, Nevada; Silicon Valley, California; Rome, Italy; Orlando, Florida; Moscow, Russia; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Seattle, Washington; Dallas, Texas; Melbourne, Australia; San Fernando Valley, California; Pasadena, California; Bogotá, Colombia; and Budapest, Hungary.

Today it’s Edgar Winter and Phoenix, Arizona!


A&E begins advertising for Leah’s JW special, November 13

Well, this is the change of direction they’ve been hinting at…





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 5,256 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 1,859 days
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 402 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 290 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,465 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,239 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,013 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,359 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 10,925 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,593 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 2,853 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 1,893 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,605 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,131 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,220 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,360 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 2,680 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,536 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 2,655 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,011 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,313 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,419 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 1,822 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 1,693 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,276 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 1,781 days.
Mary Jane Sterne has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,025 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,134 days.


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

E-mail tips and story ideas to tonyo94 AT gmail DOT com or follow us on Twitter. We post behind-the-scenes updates at our Facebook author page. After every new story we send out an alert to our e-mail list and our FB page.

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

Our non-Scientology stories: Robert Burnham Jr., the man who inscribed the universe | Notorious alt-right inspiration Kevin MacDonald and his theories about Jewish DNA | The selling of the “Phoenix Lights” | Astronomer Harlow Shapley‘s FBI file | Sex, spies, and local TV news


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