I've spoken to John Brousseau numerous times over the past couple of years. In 2011, I reported about the photographs he smuggled out of Scientology's International Base east of Los Angeles which documented the work he did customizing a motorcycle, a Ford Excursion, and an airplane hangar for Tom Cr ... More >>
On Thursdays, Scientology's staff members race to get their statistics turned in by 2 pm, the end of their week. Here at the Voice, we do the same thing, rounding up the world's media on Scientology each Thursday and deciding whether the church has had an "upstat" or "downstat" week. [Go here for ou ... More >>
Our readers send us the most wonderful things. By e-mail and snail mail, our far-flung correspondents put in our hands Scientology's tasteless fundraising mailers (which we use in our recurring Sunday Funnies posts), they send us over-the-top glossy Scientology magazines, and of course they send us ... More >>
Dale Peck plays the tambourine and sings along with the Peacock’s Penny Arcade band on their rendition of "Paperback Writer." The PEN American Center kicked off its annual World Voices Festival Thursday at a luncheon aboard the ocean liner Queen Mary 2. This year's theme will be public life and p ... More >>
The Karr fiasco is over, but Michael Tracey's quest for unlikely suspects in the Ramsey case goes on and on.
Fringe Festival roundup: Gay penguins, fart jokes, Oingo Boingo, macramé, and more
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