Tag Archives: Scientology

SNL Takes On Scientology

Have you seen Going Clear?

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FLORIDA: AG Pam Bondi Turns To Scientologists For Campaign Funding

Via Raw Story: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is running for re-election this year, and she’s looking for help in an unusual place — the Church of Scientology. Bondi is a Republican and former prosecutor who was endorsed by Sarah Palin when she ran for election and won in 2010. Most recently, she’s been in the news for announcing that ...

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There Was A Scientology Super Bowl Ad

It only ran in a few markets, including NYC and DC.

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Church Of Scientology Dedicates Massive “Superpowers” Headquarters In Florida

After 15 years of construction, the Church of Scientology has dedicated a massive new headquarters building in St. Petersburg, Florida. The upper floors of the building will be devoted to unleashing the dozens of superpowers that we all apparently possess. “Super Power,” first unveiled by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, is one’s ability to hone in on 57 senses called ...

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Apology Of The Day

From the London Sun.

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Talkin’ About TomKat

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France Declares Scientology A Scam

Now if we could only get this kind of ruling here. A French court has slapped a fraud sentence on the Church of Scientology, saying it targets vulnerable people for commercial gain. The ruling is a major setback for Scientologists in France, and it marks the first time here that the Church of Scientology has been convicted of organized fraud. ...

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Scientology Sells Itself With Rap

If you wanna be a clear gangsta, you bitches and hoes gots to get audited.

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A Message From Xenu

From an outfit of nutters than believe psychiatry is the “worst invention in human history,” this ad sure makes them seem not-so-crazy. Very, very slick.

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FBI Investigating Scientology For Abuses

I spent a long time last night reading a lengthy expose of the Church Of Scientology in the latest issue of The New Yorker. There’s far too much there to effectively excerpt here (including a bit about the cult’s stance on gay rights), but do check it out when you get the time. Below Matt Lauer talks to the story’s ...

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Golden Globes 2011: Host Ricky Gervais Mocks John Travolta’s Closet

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Scientologists Want An Institute Of Crazy In Your Neighborhood

The Church Of Scientology wants contributions to put an “Ideal Org” (i.e. church) in your neighborhood. What you do mean you don’t want to be “clear”? Stormtroopers heard in distance. RELATED: I’ve developed a habit of teasing the Scientologists that infest the Times Square subway station. Try it. It’s fun. They really don’t like it.

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Cruise + Travolta: Scientology Stars To Remake Homoerotic Cowboy Classic

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the classic 1969 western often cited for its homoerotic undertones, is going to be remade by the two Hollywood stars most frequently rumored to be gay. Add Scientology into the mix and you get….huh? Tom Cruise will reportedly team up with pal John Travolta in a remake of the 1960s western Butch Cassidy and ...

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John Travolta’s Son Dies

John Travolta’s 16 year old son, Jett, died today after hitting his head during a seizure in the bathroom of the family’s hotel room in the Bahamas. Jett, the son of Travolta and his actress wife Kelly Preston had a long history of seizures. For years, the couple has faced accusations that they were not treating or acknowledging Jett’s obvious ...

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Afternoon View – L. Ron Hubbard House

One block from my hotel on Dupont Circle, I came across the L. Ron Hubbard House, ground zero for local crazy. I thought about ringing the bell and asking for Xenu, but there were two MIB-looking guys in the driveway.

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Anonymous Takes On Scientology at Toronto Pride

I got an email from anti-Scientology group Anonymous hipping me to the above clip which combines information about Scientology’s anti-gay policies with images from the Anonymous protest in front of Scientology offices during last week’s Toronto Pride, during which Scientology members threatened protesters with physical violence. Anonymous plans on bringing hate crimes charges against the cult, which says that gay ...

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Travolta Comes Out (Against Psychiatry)

Well, I guess I spoke too soon about John Travolta keeping his crazy to himself. Speaking to W Magazine about the Virgina Tech shootings, Travolta says, “I still think that if you analyze most of the school shootings, it is not gun control. It is [psychotropic] drugs at the bottom of it.” You may recall Tom Cruise’s famous anti-psychiatry diatribe ...

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Hairspray Boycott Gains Visibility

In a story picked up by today’s NY Daily News, Washington Blade editor Kevin Naff is joining the chorus of critics calling for a boycott of the new movie version of John Water’s Hairspray, charging that star John Travolta’s faith, Scientology, is homophobic. I haven’t mentioned the boycott previously, because I didn’t think much would come of it, but the ...

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Show Him The Money

And moving to News Of The Deranged, Tom Cruise is coming to Manhattan next week to host a $100,000 per table fundraiser to benefit a Scientology “New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project”, which claims to be able to detoxify cops, firefighters and rescue workers who were exposed to poisons during the World Trade Center rescue. Crazy, right? Even crazier, this ...

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