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Things to be thankful for — the new Scientology holiday catalog is here!

Our thanks to Rasha for bringing us some holiday cheer in the form of this year’s holiday catalog from the Church of Scientology, with so many sparkly gifts to get for the Hubbardite on your list.

Truth be told, this year’s catalog looks a lot like last year’s, but even so we never get tired of the looking at the baubles Scientologists are offered, along with the hefty prices. But hey, who wouldn’t want to find these beauties under the R6 Christmas tree this year!



Speaking of gifts, we’re also super fortunate to hear from Erin Hodges Plumb who has gone on yet another adventure.

“I went to the Narconon building site in Ireland. It’s huge, and totally blocked from view with a security door out front. The only sign that it’s a Narconon site was a tree-felling permit from Narconon Trust. We asked a worker when it would be done and they said two months.”


Erin, in Ireland? What a treat! We look forward to hearing more from her about it soon.

Oh and hey, how about one more stocking stuffer as we officially plunge into the holiday season tomorrow…



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

[Elisabeth Moss, Michael Peña, and Laura Prepon]

We’re building landing pages about David Miscavige’s favorite playthings, including celebrities and ‘Ideal Orgs.’ 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.

Scientology’s celebrities, from A to Z! Find your favorite Hubbardite celeb at this index page — or suggest someone to add to the list!

Scientology’s ‘Ideal Orgs,’ from one end of the planet to the other! Help us build up pages about each these worldwide locations!

Today’s Scientology front: Applied Scholastics!



Now on sale: Twice the Miss Lovely!

Our new book with Paulette Cooper, Battlefield Scientology: Exposing L. Ron Hubbard’s dangerous ‘religion’ is now on sale at Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats. What a pleasure it is for us to work with her on this after we wrote about her ordeal as a victim of Scientology’s “Fair Game” campaigns in our 2015 book, The Unbreakable Miss Lovely: How the Church of Scientology tried to destroy Paulette Cooper, which is also on sale in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook versions.



[ONE year ago] Tonight: Leah Remini and Mike Rinder wrap up their 2nd season with questions from viewers
[TWO years ago] Shelley Duvall is ill, but is Scientology’s Vivian Kubrick the best person to step in?
[THREE years ago] Scenes from the divorce of the second marriage that L. Ron Hubbard never had
[FOUR years ago] Swiss politicians sue Scientology for libel in battle over anti-drug front group
[FIVE years ago] The “Ethics” of Political Power: Scientology’s Worship of Ruthlessness
[SIX years ago] No, Kelly Preston is Not Rebelling Against Scientology By Acknowledging Autism


Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,275 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 1,908 days
Sylvia Wagner DeWall has not seen her brother Randy in 1,388 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 451 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 339 days.
Christie Collbran has not seen her mother Liz King in 3,646 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,514 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,288 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 3,062 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,408 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 10,974 days.
Melissa Paris has not seen her father Jean-Francois in 6,894 days.
Valeska Paris has not seen her brother Raphael in 3,061 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,642 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 2,902 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 1,942 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,654 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,180 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,269 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,409 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 2,729 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,585 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 2,704 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 1,060 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,362 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,468 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 1,871 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 1,742 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,325 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 1,830 days.
Mary Jane Sterne has not seen her daughter Samantha in 2,074 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,183 days.


3D-UnbreakablePosted by Tony Ortega on November 21, 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

Watch our short videos that explain Scientology’s controversies in three minutes or less…

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

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