Category Archives: Scientology

Scientology and the Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard

Alec Nevala-Lee, author of Astounding, a forthcoming book on the history of science fiction, digs into the writing career of L. Ron Hubbard, gaining new insights into the life of…

The Curious Rise of Scientology In Taiwan

A church facing setbacks elsewhere finds an unlikely foothold. At the end of 2013, in the low-slung, industrial Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, a bevy of officials came to attend the…

Church of Scientology Opens Hollywood Film Studio

Scientology Media Productions will allow the organisation to reach ‘virtually every person on earth’, says its leader

Nevada Worker Fired for Not Accepting Scientology

A Catholic woman fired from her job at a bottled water company led by a Nevada lawmaker has filed a federal lawsuit against the business, saying she was pressured to…

Church of Scientology’s Massive Expansion Project

The Church of Scientology is breaking new ground with its plan to fill the world with “Ideal Churches of Scientology.”

Leah Remini to Publish Post-Scientology Memoir

Actress Leah Remini, one of the most prominent celebrities to leave the Church of Scientology, is planning to publish a memoir about her life, a source close to the actress…

Paul Haggis Supports Leah Remini for Leaving the Church of Scientology

Filmmaker Paul Haggis has written an open letter to actress Leah Remini, applauding her for walking away from the Church of Scientology.

Will Smith’s Scientology Bomb

Ex-church member Marc Headley says Will Smith’s latest contains language, concepts and imagery plucked directly from the L. Ron Hubbard playbook.

Renowned Journalist Throws the Book at Scientology

After winning the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for his expose of al-Qaida, journalist Lawrence Wright turned his eye toward another secretive and controversial religious movement.

Is Scientology Self-Destructing?

Scientology leader David Miscavige has been trumpeting his church’s “milestone year,” but the mysterious religion is alienating scores of its most faithful followers with what they call a real estate…