In December, I finally got the chance to meet Paulette Cooper when we had breakfast near the offices of the Voice. For many of us who toil in this business of reporting on Scientology, we have no greater hero. Paulette's 1971 book, The Scandal of Scientology, was one of the first exposes of the chur ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 24, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 25 U.S. v. N.Y. Times v. Zion v. Earth By Nat Hentoff As has been noted in the Washington Post, among other places, I printed the only pre-publication reference to the New York Times' story on the secret Pe ... More >>
Gotham gossip loses grip, fights off rabble. Rattled tattletales tell all.
We, as humans, are lucky to have two legs. If you're a lamb, that's not so lucky, and a defect that would usually have you marked for an early death. Yet one special two-legged little lamb born in China recently is persevering, thanks largely to his owner Cui Jinxiu, a sheep farmer who "hasn' ... More >>
How the mob sent a scary, shocking message to a British press lord
Bush Travels to His Favorite Colony
Following Refugees From Peshawar to London, Director Michael Winterbottom Finds His Personal Velocity
The U.S. Capitol Hunkers Down for Retaliatory Terrorist Action