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Who’s the most powerful elected Scientologist in the land? We have a candidate.

  We beg your patience today as we take you on a bit of a meander to the point we want to make in today’s post. Eventually, here’s where we intend to arrive: Recently, and without any fanfare, a baton was passed, and we believe there’s been a change regarding the highest ranking elected […]

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Thanks for the slick videos, Marty Rathbun. Here’s a not very slick one for you.

  As we write this, Marty Rathbun has put out three segments of a video that he shot recently with professional help. He says in these videos that he is going to expose the “anti-Scientology cult” that uses Lawrence Wright’s book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief as its “bible.”

It’s […]

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Donna Fiore says Scientology is hounding her for dirt on stepdaughter Leah Remini

[Donna Fiore and her stepdaughter, Leah Remini]

Last week we told you about a new smear video that had been uploaded to the website the Church of Scientology uses to attack Leah Remini and her A&E series, Scientology and the Aftermath. The video was posted just hours before a new two-hour Aftermath special was aired […]

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Scientology to federal court: A judge calling our members directly? Are you nuts?

[Tampa attorney Wally Pope finds himself between two headstrong figures]

The last time we checked in on the Garcia fraud lawsuit, Tampa federal Judge James Whittemore sounded like he’d lost all patience with the Church of Scientology. He restated, in no uncertain terms, that he was fed up with the bickering on both sides and […]

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Remembering another Scientology ‘warrior’ — with the help of Mark Bunker

[Dennis Clarke, mastering chewing gum tech]

On May 9, a Scientologist named Dennis Clarke died in Hawaii, where he’d been in failing health for some time. There was some discussion on the usual forums about Clarke’s extensive history in the church. He had been a Freedom Medal winner for his work as president of CCHR, […]

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To counter Leah Remini’s return to A&E, Scientology recruits her father in smear attack

[George Remini, 69, and his wife Dana Connaughton, 36]

We’ve been documenting how the Church of Scientology’s personal attacks on actress Leah Remini have been rolled out since word was announced that A&E had approved a second season of Leah’s series, Scientology and the Aftermath.

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L. Ron Hubbard was no Bill Shakespeare, but here’s some of his early playwriting anyway

[L. Ron Hubbard in 1932]

Our tipster who pores through old newspaper clippings sent a message this week, barely concealing his glee. He said that scans of The University Hatchet were added online last year going back to its founding in 1904.

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Google helps Scientology censor two more of our stories — maybe you can help us figure out why

Dennis and Simone, with their awesome trophy

Well, here we go again. You’ve heard from us in the past that since the Church of Scientology announced that it was such chummy partners with Google, we’ve had numerous stories here at the Underground Bunker de-indexed by the search engine giant.

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Scientology’s casting calls get nuttier all the time. Who would you hire to fill them?

  From time to time, our tipsters send us casting notices for Scientology films and commercials, which never fail to make us chuckle.

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One of Scientology’s most secretive temples is offering a rare look inside on Monday

  Scientology may be shrinking, and it may be having a harder time finding new celebrity members, but there’s one thing that the church is still the undisputed champion of.

Printing.

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