L. Ron Hubbard, the mind behind Dianetics and Scientology was a pulp sci-fi writer with a penchant for exaggeration. That part you probably already know.
From humble beginnings in Montana, to Hollywood, China, and the freedom of the open ocean, the man is more myth than person now.
In celebration of the upcoming premiere of “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief” on HBO, join us as we try to unravel the lies and tell a couple stories about Scientology in our adopted hometown of Clearwater, Florida, otherwise known as Flag Land Base.
This time, we won’t come close to covering it all, but there’s some fun stuff here. Everything from coyote hunting to Chinese racism, from Operation Bunny Bust to John Travolta’s very obvious secret.
A view of the Fort Harrison and the “SuperPower” building in downtown Clearwater, Florida.