Scientology: Fair Game

Scientology: Fair Game

Leah Remini and Mike Rinder's new podcast, Scientology: Fair Game will take you behind the facade and expose the terrible truth about scientology's Fair Game doctrine. It's been used for 5 decades to destroy anyone they label an enemy -- former scientologists, media, government officials -- anyone they think is impeding their objectives. Leah and Mike are covering new ground, digging deeper than ever into the shocking documents, facts and stories that will make you wonder how any of this is going on in America today.

Episodes

March 8, 2022 66 min
 We welcome our old friend Tony Ortega back to the Fair Game podcast to talk about the current state of scientology, their ongoing financial crimes and the devastation COVID 19 has wrought on their information control. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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We spoke with Roberta Blevins, a former member of a Multi-Level-Marketing (MLM) scam known as LuLaRoe.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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We talk to former executive of Church of Spiritual Technology (CST) about the organization established to preserve Hubbard's words in the event of a nuclear holocaust for all future civilizations, what the symbols etched into the ground mean, the various homes built for Hubbard after his death that are maintained to this day, and much more.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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February 15, 2022 62 min
Leah and Mike are joined by Jeff Hawkins, an extremely talented, thoughtful and articulate former Sea Org member to recount his experiences with David Miscavige, his role in making Dianetics a bestseller again the 80's and his journey into and out of scientology.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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February 8, 2022 75 min
Former scientologist Aharon Friedman is a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering and serves on the Board of the Israeli Center for Cults’ Victims. Unlike L. Ron Hubbard, he really IS a nuclear physicist. We talk about his experiences in scientology, what drove him to escape and his work helping victims of cults today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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We welcome back our old friend Marc Headley to talk about Scientology and the internet, including covering the bonkers domain names scientology has registered, and how they have unsuccessfully attempted to control access to information on the World Wide Web. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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January 25, 2022 69 min
We speak to our old friend and Leah family member Julian Wain about his experiences with WISE (World Institute of Scientology Enterprises) companies and how they implement high pressure sales techniques into dental and chiropractic offices, and are recruitment agencies for scientology. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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 This week we have a treat -- we talk with the creator of Operation Clambake, and one of the earliest non-scientologists to go head-to-head with scientology in the fledgling days of the internet.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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We bring back one of our favorites this week, the wonderful Stefani Hutchison. Stefani was never a scientologist, but has taken up the cudgel of exposing the lies of scientology on her excellent blog: Confront and Shatter. In this episode, we cover some of the sleuth work Stefani has done, investigating the claims made by scientology and their front groups.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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January 4, 2022 72 min
Leah and Mike start 2022 with one of our favorites -- more Listener Questions. We cover a wide scope of topics, from Fair Game campaign tactics to preserving Hubbard's "legacy" on stainless steel plates in titanium capsules in nuclear-bomb-proof vaults and the embarrassing "We Stand Tall" song video... Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Leah and Mike continue their discussion from last week about Committees of Evidence with Claire Headley, covering the snitch culture of scientology and the subject of Knowledge Reports -- one of the most important control mechanisms within the scientology world.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Leah and Mike talk to their old friend and Aftermath OG Claire Headley again this week, this time to discuss Committees of Evidence. What are they exactly, our personal experiences convening, participating and being victims of them, and how they differ from arbitration. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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This week Leah and Mike talk to their old friend Chris Shelton about cult apologists. These are the people who make a career (often lucrative) out of offering expert academic opinions in support of "New Religious Movements" -- cults. It's a racket that scientology has used to gain credibility. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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November 23, 2021 72 min
This week we have another one of our favorite Listener Questions episodes... We have a lot of great questions, including what the organization does with all the money it makes? Are the PI's scientologists? What would happen if we tried to rejoin scientology? What is the most bizarre Hubbard policy? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Leah and Mike welcome Dr. Willy Rice, Senior Pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Clearwater to the podcast. Willy has been one of the few community leaders who has taken a strong, public stance against the abuses of scientology. We talk about the influence of scientology in the community and the lie that you can a Christian and a scientologist. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Leah and Mike talk to filmmaker Aaron Kaufman. Known for producing Robert Rodriguez films, more recently he directed Crusaders, a documentary on Jehovah's Witnesses for Vice TV. Aaron was raised a JW. His doc focuses on the data base containing allegations of sexual abuse amassed by the organization which they have refused to make public. Plenty of scientology parallels in this discussion.   Learn more about your ad-choices at...
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November 2, 2021 83 min
Leah and Mike talk to a long term scientology whistleblower, Tory "Magoo" Christman. Her story covers the gamut -- OSA dirty tricks, disconnection, the Lisa McPherson Trust, being Fair Gamed and a whole lot more. It is an episode that seemed too short with such a bright, smart and kind person. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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October 26, 2021 81 min
Leah and Mike welcome Nora Ames, former SO member and outspoken whistleblower concerning the hypocrisy of scientology's rampant homophobia. She has one of the most incredible and harrowing escape from the Sea Org stories as well as what she did to get her mother out of scientology. Both her father and mother were scientology Guardian Office workers. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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October 19, 2021 87 min
Leah and Mike welcome their dear friend Amy Scobee. Amy was in charge of scientology Celebrity Centres for many years and had a lot of personal experience with scientology's biggest celebrities. She was also the catalyst for The Aftermath when she reached out with the story of her mother, Bonnie. They were featured in the first episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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Leah and Mike welcome back Julian Wain, who appeared with his wife Katherine in Episode 49. This time they discuss the Delphian schools -- Julian both attended and taught there. These, like other "Applied Scholastics" schools use Hubbard "technology" to indoctrinate kids and act as recruitment pools for the Sea Org, despite the public claims they make. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastne...
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