L. Ron Hubbard

School voucher programs, which Betsy DeVos hopes to expand, have helped fund Scientology-linked schools.
Betsy DeVos wants to expand school voucher programs throughout the U.S. Get ready for that list to include schools that promote Scientologist doctrine.
Wearing his black turtleneck with "Mission Impossible" music playing in the background, Cruise says it's a privilege to be
The film goes far to show Scientology as instrumental in breaking up Tom Cruise's marriage to Nicole Kidman, her children turned against her. This particular detail was new to Lawrence Wright, who learned the truth about the tabloid breakup in the making of the film, well after he had researched his book, on which the film is based.
I hit the ground running, arriving not-quite midway into the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in time to crank out a five-movie day on Sunday. That's less a testament to my stamina than to luck and logistics.
The piece, "The God or the Man" is podcast Snap Judgment's performance of the year. The great-grandson of Scientology founder
If you want to know where that history comes from, look no further than the experiences of Jamie DeWolf, the great-grandson
In her spirited one-woman show, "DiffiCult to leave," Roslyn Cohn uses song and narrative to recount her Scientology experiences. Alternatively hilarious and moving, the show is a first-hand account of the before and after of life in a cult... perhaps the largest, and most powerful, cult in contemporary times.
Burroughs' involvement in Scientology has received only scant mention in the biographies that have appeared about him, so it has been left to David Wills to right the record in his Scientologist! Williams S. Burroughs and the Weird Cult.
This is certainly not the first exposé of Scientology -- although it might qualify as the most abundant. Time magazine, CBS-TV, and NBC-TV are among the many who've taken on this most controversial of religions since its beginnings in the mid-1950s.
Continuing, DeWolf said, "To meet people who've been out of the cult, yeah you want to ask them about Xenu and aliens, but
Scientology leader David Miscavige has been trumpeting his church's “milestone year,” but the mysterious religion is alienating
In his book, excerpted in The Sun, Sweeney writes that the two huge interlocking circles -- each of which has a large diamond
With Ayn Rand lurking behind Paul Ryan's political agenda and about to invade our theaters, we all have a chance to consider the literary influences claimed by our candidates. In Mitt Romney's case, L. Ron Hubbard's dystopian "Battlefield Earth" wins the prize.
The Master, while also ponderous, complex, intriguing and likely to win Oscars, stands out as a profound, artistic saga brought to seething life by performances so startling they stayed with me for days afterwards.
This is not a feel-good movie. But it is a master class in acting. It is a haunting fictional story that is all too true. As with great writing, it takes us into the labyrinth of human nature, rife with emotional hunger, desperation and rage.
In an era when it's hard to create anything that's original, The Master is an original and important film. But that doesn't mean you'll necessarily enjoy it.
The most recent patient death was that of 20-year-old Stacy Murphy, who died on July 19 under "mysterious circumstances" after