The Scientology Christmas Catalog Is Totally Insane

Finding the right gift for everyone in your family can be a real bitch. Your mom just wants a phone call. Your dad wants you to find a job. These are not easy people to shop for. But what about your second cousin who moved to L.A., got introduced to Scientology by an actor friend, joined the church to makeā€¦ » 12/22/14 2:30pm 12/22/14 2:30pm

Scientology Ran A Local Super Bowl Ad

It's the second year in a row the Church of Scientology purchased a Super Bowl spot, and again it ran only in certain urban markets, so there's a good chance you might have missed it. Maybe the curve has been sledgehammered by Jamie Casino, but it's...a little staid? Step it up, cultists. » 2/03/14 11:01am 2/03/14 11:01am

Jacked Creature: In Praise Of Tom Cruise's Relentless Intensity

There are lots of perfectly understandable reasons not to like Tom Cruise. His attitude about antidepressants. The Oprah couch-jumping episode. That church he attends. And, outside of his personal life, he's made tons of questionable professional choices, yes. » 12/21/12 5:58pm 12/21/12 5:58pm

Nick Swisher's Soon-To-Be Wife Is A Scientologist?

This news of potential matrimonial conflict is brought to you byBob's Blitz, which points out that Swisher's fiancée, actress Joanna Garcia, has some ties to L.Ron Hubbard's Hollywood weirdo community. » 5/29/10 1:40pm 5/29/10 1:40pm

Whither The Scientologist Athlete?

San Francisco 49er quarterback John Brodie, who was featured in an SI cover story in 1971, was a practicing Scientologist for 12 years, yet there haven't been anymore popular athletes that have come forward since then. It's kind of odd. » 6/07/09 5:26pm 6/07/09 5:26pm