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 >>
One of Scientology's many intriguing mysteries is the disappearance of church leader David Miscavige's wife, Michelle "Shelly" Barnett, who hasn't been seen in public since around 2007.
We've written about Shelly Miscavige in the past, about her strange disappearance, and about the equally mysterio ... More >>
The Voice reported yesterday that the U.S. Department of Justice, backed by Barack Obama's administration, has started to crackdown on landlords who lease space to medical marijuana dispensaries -- and is threatening them with eviction.
Now, news reports out of California indicate that federal auth ... More >>
Over the years, we've talked to a lot of former Scientologists, many of whom worked at the church's secretive desert headquarters in Southern California, "Int Base." They were cut off from their families and the outside world, and became accustomed to living in secrecy.
But even these people adopt ... More >>
Portland, the most promiscuous city in America. Dating site OkCupid, which comes out with interesting sex and dating data every now and then, has dropped some new knowledge on us: a list of the 10 most promiscuous cities in the U.S. The metric is based on how many OkCupid users' profiles sai ... More >>
A rough week for canceled shows around here: Devo has scrapped all their upcoming dates, including Saturday night's Hammerstein Ballroom fete (which is now a free show with the Drums and Neon Trees), after a glass shard sliced guitarist Bob Mothersbaugh's right thumb to the bone. The band was ... More >>