Scientology is a new religious movement created by L. Ron Hubbard in the early 1950s following his book Dianetics‘ fad success. Through the process of “auditing” participants try to “go clear,” or excise painful memories from their fetal state or past lives. It cultivates a significant celebrity membership. Meanwhile, true devotees form the Sea Org, which institutes forced labor, shuns former members, and uses intense surveillance.

The Underground Bunker

Tony Ortega is a journalist who was formerly the editor of The Village Voice. He has written about Scientology since 1995, and his book about Scientology’s most infamous campaign of terror — to destroy author Paulette Cooper — came out…MORE

TYPE Podcast

SRCLove + Radio

DATE 07.2018

L. Ron Hubbard

It’s finally time to talk about Scientology as we look at it through the lens of its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. This first episode explores his many, many lies throughout the years about his upbringing, the beginnings of his writing…MORE

TYPE Podcast


DATE 03.2017

My Scientology Movie

Documentarian Louis Theroux is denied admittance to the Church of Scientology’s headquarters, setting into motion a clever, confrontational and funny plan to try and reveal the inner workings of the mysterious organization. Inspired by the Church’s use of filmmaking techniques,…MORE