scientology

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
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

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

<i>Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality</i> 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.
David Whelan
3.2.15
Photo

Los Angeles Is a Paradise

I have, at various times, loved LA and hated LA. Right now, I'm on an up-swing, and I can't imagine myself living anywhere else.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
9.24.14
Stuff

One of the Stars of '10 Things I Hate About You' Started a Religion

Inside the church of Andrew Keegan.
Shyam Dodge and Shanrah Wakefield
8.21.14
Stuff

L Ron Hubbard's Great-Grandson Is a Circus Ringmaster

I spoke to Jamie DeWolf about Scientology, his art and the joy of Shakespearian dick jokes.
Jamie Roberts
7.15.14
Stuff

The Church of Scientology Had Its Own Teen Pop Band (and They Were Amazing)

Here are some of their greatest hits.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
4.30.14
Stuff

The Most Evil Thing I Own

Nothing ups the value of a piece of clothing like someone dying all over it.
Thomas Morton
4.9.14
Stuff

I Used to be a Scientologist, Now I Help People Out of Cults by Smoking Weed

Marijuana might help save people from cults.
Chris O`Neill
8.4.13
Dogmageddon

Don't Bet on the Apocalypse

Or you'll end up dead broke, instead of just plain dead.
Rick Paulas
5.21.13
News

How Much Does the Church of Scientology Spend On Advertising?

A hell of a lot more than other religions, it seems.
Johnny Lambo
5.1.13
Taiwan

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.
Julian Morgans
4.10.13