scientology

Television
Television

I Watched Scientology TV for 24 Confusing Hours Straight

I learned that "the eighth dynamic is the urge towards existence as infinity" and also a lot of stuff about banjos.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
3.15.18
Australia Today
Australia Today

The Church of Scientology Handed Out Anti-Drug Pamphlets at Schoolies

Turns out they’re frequent toolies.
Wendy Syfret
1.19.18
masochism
masochism

I Let My Instagram Followers Dictate My Life and Ended Up 250 Miles from Home

Via a Scientology centre and a private drinks event at the Tate.
Oobah Butler
10.24.17
Your 2017 Guide to Cults and Fringe Religions
Your 2017 Guide to Cults and Fringe Religions

I Road-Tested Three Cults Around Melbourne

Am I a Moonie, a Scientologist, or a Hare Krishna?
Angela Skujins
9.27.17
Your 2017 Guide to Cults and Fringe Religions
Your 2017 Guide to Cults and Fringe Religions

Here's Your 2017 Guide to Cults and Fringe Religions

Welcome.
VICE Staff
9.25.17
Film
Film

Louis Theroux Explains the Staged Realities of 'My Scientology Movie'

We talked to the iconic BBC documentary filmmaker about his unique approach to profiling Scientology.
Sarah Bellman
3.21.17
Broadly
Broadly

A Very Scientology Christmas: Inside L. Ron Hubbard's Winter Wonderland

Since 1983, the Church of Scientology has ran a Santa Claus photo-op on Hollywood Boulevard, where they hand out their founder's writings to visitors, but they deny using it to attract new members.
Mitchell Sunderland
12.23.16
the vice reader
the vice reader

Alexandra Kleeman's Debut Novel 'You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine' Charts New Dystopian Territory

We met the novelist to talk about Philip K. Dick, roommate dynamics, and gender in paranoid, postmodern-y works.
Dan Duray
8.25.15
Stuff
Stuff

Into the Freezone: Practicing Scientology Outside of the Church

They believe in L. Ron Hubbard's teachings and dianetics. They just don't believe in the Church itself.
Luke Winkie
8.25.15
Stuff
Stuff

Meet the Struggling South African Cult That Tried to Kill Demon Hitler

Bernard Poolman tried to fashion himself as the next L. Ron Hubbard and failed gloriously.
River Donaghey
8.4.15
tech
tech

The Church of Scientology Is Hilariously Bad at Online Damage Control

You'd think that an organization with so much money would have a better PR strategy than throwing out a few Google ads and making a combative Twitter account, but you'd be wrong.
Jonathan Lambert
4.9.15
vice meets
vice meets

Talking to Marty Rathbun, Former Senior Executive of the Church of Scientology

We discuss his Scientology past, auditing, and the harassment techniques allegedly used by the church.
VICE Staff
3.29.15