We're still taking your votes for Scientology Story of the Year
, and in general, things here in the underground bunker are frenetic as we prepare for year-end festivities. We also managed to keep the beat going this week with some interesting tidbits.
On Sunday, we started things off with our weekly feature, Sunday Funnies
, which looks at recent Scientology mailers and come-ons.
On Monday, we posted some highlights from a video leaked to us
of the big October gala of the International Association of Scientologists, which was essentially a three-hour infomercial featuring church leader David Miscavige. Yes, we watched the entire thing, and somehow remained awake and sane.
On Tuesday, we opened voting for Scientology Story of the Year
, and that gave us an excuse to summarize which stories, videos, and shoops we thought captured this year's news the best. There's still time to vote, so get over there
Thursday morning, we did our usual Thursday Stats roundup
, with items about Martin Bashir and Ricky Gervais.
That afternoon something pretty crazy happened
. I noticed that Jason Lee, the actor and a Twitter newbie, had talked smack to a Twitter user with only 6 followers who had mentioned (not specifically to Lee) that he was disappointed to learn that Lee was a Scientologist. When I called Lee on his boorish behavior, he answered me, and we had a short Twitter conversation before he suggested we sit down together after the new year. Wow. I hope it happens.
And yesterday, we once again sailed the high seas with L. Ron Hubbard
, as he explored OT VIII and kicked someone off the ship for smoking dope. Fun times!
So now let's get to the awards![...continues in article link...]