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Scientology clown Joy Villa got glowing press again, and here’s what it left out

 On a night when we were still trying to absorb the shocking news that Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter and seven other people had died in a helicopter crash in foggy Calabasas yesterday, the last thing we wanted to think about was a talentless grifter and her annual media []


‘Have you got a head?’ — Listen in to Scientology as a wacky group experience

[Hubbard in the 1950s]

While we were going through various L. Ron Hubbard lectures looking for fun items for our “Source Code” feature, we ran into something pretty wild that we wanted to share with []

Why the IRS will likely do nothing about Mormon and Scientology illegal slush funds

 Monday night, the Washington Post uncorked a stunning investigation based on a whistleblower’s confidential report to the IRS. The report, written by a former employee of a subsidiary of the Mormon church, claimed that the church has, in violation of its tax exempt status, amassed a fortune of $100 billion. And instead of making expenditures []

Scientology leader David Miscavige threatens to out Jane Does suing Danny Masterson

[David Miscavige, dapper ecclesiastical pontiff]

Over the last couple of days, we’ve been telling you that David Miscavige is challenging a lawsuit that names him as a defendant. It’s the lawsuit that four women have filed against Scientologist actor Danny Masterson over allegations of violent rape, and also allegations that Miscavige and Scientology retaliated against them []

Scientology proudly now displaying miserable secret deal it offered Clearwater leaders

[It’s a swimming pool paradise!]

We’ve been looking a little more closely at the special “Clearwater edition” of Freedom magazine that recently came out after Freedom had not put out a new issue for a []

Scientology threw its annual IAS party on L. Ron Hubbard Way, and once again we had a mole

[Time for another party on LRH Way in Los Angeles]

Just a week after throwing a party on L. Ron Hubbard way to celebrate another “season” of propaganda on its television channel, Scientology threw another shindig this past Saturday night so the locals could watch video of David Miscavige’s nearly three-hour presentation at the IAS event []

For $100, Scientologist sorcerer will share secret of living to 150 (and we have the secret!)

[Rey Robles on CNN’s Believer]

You might remember that we were not very impressed with Reza Aslan’s short-lived Believer series that aired in 2017 on CNN, in particular its dishonest episode about Scientology. Admitting that he had “a soft spot” for Scientology, Aslan pretended that the teeny tiny “indie” movement of Scientologists was so potent, it []

No, RadarOnline did not discover a new underground bunker at Scientology’s Gold Base

[Circled, the non-scandalous non-story’s location]

We want to start out by saying that we have had a fine relationship with RadarOnline in the past. Sure, it’s the online sister to the National Enquirer and very tabloidy, but it has employed people who were passionate about getting Scientology stories right and who enjoyed working with []

Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard has some ideas about your ‘eternity’

 The new Source magazine is here, and as usual it’s just one big advertisement that’s meant to convince Scientologists to drop everything, write a big series of checks, and go to the Flag Land Base in Clearwater, Florida for Scientology’s upper level []

London, Scientology is coming for you!

 One thing we have told you repeatedly over the years is this: Scientology never, ever gives up. []