Scientology Ship Apollo

Scientology ship Apollo

I have a new sign in my window at the shop that attracts a lot of interest.  It’s a poster, promoting Janis Gillham Grady’s second book in the trilogy about life on the Flagship Apollo, where I first knew her in her role as a Commodore’s Messenger. I was a Flag Intern at the time, …

Scientology Aftermath

Scientology Aftermath

I just finished watching Leah’s Scientology Aftermath finale episode.  She says, “Scientology, this is not the end.  It’s just the beginning.” I was there for the taping of the show and got a chance to see up close the kind of supportive environment she has generated with this show.  That’s something Scientology has never had …

Scientology End Game

scientology end game

If you’ve been scratching your head, trying to make sense of some of the things little Miscavige is doing, then consider this.  What if he’s no longer operating on the premise we’ve all been following all along?  We’ve been going along thinking the idea is to expand the place and get new members. But what …

Scientology: The End of an Era?

ex scientologist message board

Somebody on ESMB (Ex-Scientologist Message Board) came up with the idea that the reason Little Miscavige is doing away with some of the courses that used to be the most popular is that he doesn’t care if they ever get any more new people in.  They’ve accumulated such a big pile of money that they …

Scientology Propaganda and Fake News

The reason Scientology puts out so much propaganda is for “reputation management.”  Well, I hate to break it to them, but no matter how much of it they put out, it’s always going to be too little, too late.  The brand is so toxic that all the PR in the world isn’t going to work. …