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Scientology documentary resurfaces, and it leads to a foreign exchange program!

[Rod Keller and Stacy Young, 1998]

We recently heard from Peter Reichelt, an Austrian journalist, and what an interesting name from Scientology journalism’s []


Report from the breakaway republic that’s still causing Scientology headaches

[Tami and Dani Lemberger at the Dror Center]

Back in 2012, one of the most remarkable stories we got to report was the stunning breakaway of an entire Scientology []

REPORT: Scientology loses captain of its Florida ‘spiritual mecca,’ a fundraising marvel

A couple of our best sources reached out to us this week to let us know they’ve heard something interesting that is coming out of Scientology’s “spiritual mecca,” the Flag Land Base in Clearwater, []

WTF? Scientology gets Yuma TV anchor fired for piece about Lisa Marie Presley

 Nearly 14 years ago, in March 2009, one of our favorite writers of all time, Roy Edroso, wrote a blurb for us at the Village []

Why the Golden Globes is joking about Tom Cruise, Shelly Miscavige, and Scientology

[Jerrod Carmichael made a funny]

 Thank you to everyone who messaged or tweeted us last night about host Jerrod Carmichael’s joke about Tom Cruise, Shelly Miscavige, and Scientology on the Golden Globes []

A video that answers, what’s it like in Scientology with business so down these days?

 From numerous sources, we’ve received various reports that Scientology’s vaunted “Ideal Orgs” are []

The Scientology oversharer explains the thinking behind donating so much

 Happy New Year!

We thought we’d kick off 2023 with something that seems to confound many of the people we run into: How, after all of the things that have been exposed about it, is Scientology still in []

Twenty-seven years ago today: The final hours of Lisa McPherson’s Scientology life

We want to warn you the story we’re reprinting today is very disturbing and contains graphic descriptions that some may find difficult to deal with. Seven years ago we marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Lisa McPherson by recording, in real time, the final weeks of her life. Today marks the 27th anniversary []

Scientology down 23 PERCENT from 2011 to 2021 in England census data released today

[London’s swinging Scientology hipsters]

We knew Scientology was hurting in England, but this is really something.

In 2011, the census of England and Wales counted only 2,418 people who identified themselves as []

The Scientology oversharer becomes a faith healer: It’s a Dianetics miracle!

While we wait for the Danny Masterson jury to come back from its holiday week, we thought we’d catch up with one of our favorite Scientology oversharers to see what she’s been up []