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2.10.19

This Guy Claims to Be the Reincarnation of L. Ron Hubbard

The 31-year-old has legally changed his name to Lafayette Ron Hubbard, but the official Church of Scientology isn't buying his story.

9.25.17

Cult Leaders Made a Tonne of Music, Let's Rank It

From Charles Manson to L Ron Hubbard, a look at cult-made music – from the extremely average to the batshit insane. ​

4.6.15

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.

3.26.15

I Took a Tour of Scientology's Los Angeles (and It Was Pretty Creepy)

At one of the places I visited the cashier called me by my first name, despite the fact I had never met her in my entire life.

3.24.15

Meet the Hairdresser Who Claims Scientology Is Trying to Ruin Her Business

There's a hair salon 350 feet from the world-famous, sky-blue Scientology building in Los Angeles. Here ex-Scientologist Lynn Campbell helps the shaggy, as well as those who are questioning their faith.

3.2.15

Could a Harry Potter Fan Fiction Author Be Spearheading the New Dianetics?

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality is not your average piece of fanfiction. Written by AI specialist Eliezer Yudkowsky, the story has commanded a sprawling, cult-like international fanbase with its message of rational thinking.

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9.30.14

Scientology Is Never Going to Crack the UK

I visited two of the church's British bases and found sad, empty husks.

9.20.13

Brian Butler and Paz de la Huerta on 'Babalon Working'

Brian Butler's new film will turn your brain inside out.

4.10.13

Scientology Hates Psychology, Especially If You're from Taiwan and Living in Australia

I spoke to an ex-Scientologist about Scientologist mental patients being thrown in isolation rooms and other pleasant things like that.

3.12.09

I Had a Long Argument With a Scientologist on AIM

My friend is such an idiot.