Blech. Ugh. Blorgh. Hork. Sorry. Just had to fight down a little vomit and some journalistic pride in order to write this post. Where were we? Ah, yes. Weinergate: The Return. A whole slew of polls in the last 48 hours show that Weiner's slim lead over City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in the may ... More >>
For going on 17 years I've been writing about Scientology, and over that time there's one question that has come up again and again. Why don't Scientologists, when they've been in the organization long enough to reach the legendary material in "Operating Thetan Level Three" -- the stuff about Xenu ... More >>
Yesterday, Karen de la Carriere memorialized her son, Alexander Jentzsch, who was found dead at a home in Los Angeles on the morning of July 3. He was only 27 years old. Because the Church of Scientology would not give her access to her son's ashes, Karen had rose petals cast on the Pacific Ocean a ... More >>
Thursday evening we broke the surprising news that Alexander Jentzsch, 27, son of the Church of Scientology International's president, Heber Jentzsch, had been found dead at the home of his estranged wife's parents in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning. Last night, about 24 hours after our story appear ... More >>
"This Will guy is so cool! I can't wait to tell Dave."We're still taking your votes for Scientology Story of the Year, and in general, things here in the underground bunker are frenetic as we prepare for year-end festivities. We also managed to keep the beat going this week with some interest ... More >>
On August 5, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the worl ... More >>
Oooh, busted. Bristol Palin, she of the beyoootiful dresses and fancy dance moves with which to amuse the pallid people of America via primetime television on the extravaganza of schlock that is Dancing With the Stars, has admitted to Inside Edition that she didn't even find the time to send ... More >>
This one gets complex, so bear with me, kids. Susan Lewis says she's the out-of-wedlock daughter of comic Jerry Lewis, and an Inside Edition-conducted DNA test determined it's quite likely she is (though Jerry doesn't want to address the subject and he certainly doesn't want to throw money h ... More >>
Remember that council bill proposing that fast food places be "zoned" away from schools? Councilmember Eric Gioia was assisted in that crusade by National Action Against Obesity, which we noted at the time was also campaigning against girl scout cookies. And that's what rang a bell when we were read ... More >>
Plus the Hookies, contrary Mary, and Jerry's real kids.
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled fromÂ basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.The O'Reilly Factor For Kids Author: Bill O'Reilly and Charles Flowers Publisher: Harper Co ... More >>
Mike Jones wasn't the only one to get regular visits from "Art."
Illness docs, an unembedded Iraq exposé, and Al Gore vie for attention in a chilly Sundance market