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The VICE Guide to Right Now

'That '70s Show' Star Kicked Off Netflix Show Amid Rape Allegations

Danny Masterson's character is being written out of 'The Ranch' after four women accused him of sexual assault.
Drew Schwartz
12.5.17
masochism
masochism

I Let My Instagram Followers Dictate My Life and Ended Up in Another Country

Via a Scientology center and a private event at a Russian art show.
Oobah Butler
10.23.17
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
3.20.17
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
12.22.16
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
Stuff
Stuff

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

At one of the places I visited I the cashier called me by my first name, despite the fact that I had never met her in my entire life.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
3.25.15
Stuff
Stuff

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.
Mike Pearl
3.23.15
Stuff
Stuff

The Harry Potter Fan Fiction Author Who Wants to Make Everyone a Little More Rational

"Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality," by AI specialist Eliezer Yudkowsky, has commanded a sprawling, cult-like international fan base thanks to its message of rational thinking.
David Whelan
3.2.15