Here at Scientology Watching Central, we often get asked, is Scientology really a religion? In general, we tend not to get into a debate about that -- Scientology calls itself a "church," so we do the same. We find that it only makes the organization's alleged abuses -- including ripping apart famil ... More >>
On Thursday, Marc Headley settled things once and for all. In a story he wrote for The Daily Beast, he showed conclusively that Paul Thomas Anderson's script for The Master is about almost nothing but Scientology, providing 22 direct comparisons as proof. Marc did a great job showing some of the pa ... More >>
L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology's founderAlthough we've written hundreds of articles about Scientology over the years, and other news organizations have contributed hundreds more -- not to mention the numerous books, television programs, and countless websites dedicated to the subject -- without ... More >>
You've already read my amazing column about why I hate nightlife. Well, now promoter Daniel Nardicio, who's been the victim of other people's bad party pushing, wants to share his pain about that: His list of no-nos: 1) Sending text messages which say "Hey! I haven't seen you in awhile! C ... More >>
There's nothing like a nicely dressed young man standing just in front of the turnstiles handing out fliers with JESUS in big print at the top to get people to whip out their Metrocards, drop their heads and race for the train. Jesus Gonzalez, though, appeared indefatigable Thursday morning ... More >>
Was Bilal El-Amine dismissed for acting up or getting off?