Jeff Stone

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    The Top 25 People Crippling Scientology: The Readers Poll!

    ​You've watched us reveal all but the top five entries in our big countdown, The Top 25 People Crippling Scientology -- now it's your turn to vote for your own list! Here's the link you've been waiting for -- now go and tell us who you think is doing the most to contribute to the Church of Sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    The Top 25 People Crippling Scientology, No. 11: Nick Xenophon

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    VIDEO: Scientology Spy Comes Clean to Riverside County Board of Supes

    Tuesday, a woman named Paulien Lombard appeared before the Riverside County, California Board of Supervisors to tell them what only a few years earlier she had kept secret: that she was a Scientologist who had worked as a spy for the church. It's a dramatic moment, and even more so if you know th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Scientologists Arrest Protesters, Push Through Ban on Pickets at Cal. Base

    The Scientology protesters Mark Bunker, also known as "Wise Beard," and Mark Lowell were arrested yesterday for picketing outside the cult's lavish Gold Base complex in Hemet, California. The arrests are described as "citizen's arrests" instigated by Scientology management, though the two men were t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Wise Beard Man to Anonymous: Don't be a Dope

    Yesterday, after putting up our first response to the idiotic Anonymous prankster who was arrested after slathering himself with vaseline and pubic hair clippings and rubbing himself on items at the Scientology building on W. 46th Street, we received this response from our old friend Mark Bunker, al ... More >>

  • News

    November 11, 2003

    Gay Catholics Act Up

    Confronting the Bishops From Within the Church

  • News

    May 7, 2002

    Burning Issues:

    Gay Catholics Try to Face Down the Church's Demons