As a collector of random information, I can't think of a more divinely frustrating source for unanswered questions than the myriad of mysteries surrounding the Church of Scientology.
As a long-time a.r.s lurker and IRC habitué, I have gotten in the habit of trying to track down some of these loose ends, in hopes that perhaps one day, someone will find my investigative wool-gathering comes in handy. If not, so be it. Everybody has to do something, so why shouldn't I do this?
Most of my research relies heavily on the extensive sources of information about the CoS already available online, but I also make use of search engines, Usenet databases and -- more than anything -- the collected knowledge of the many ex-scientologists, sceptics and other critics who have shared their personal experiences, research and findings with the world.
This page is still very much in embryonic form. Have patience - there is considerably more material on the way, despite the chaotic work schedule and dreadful time management skills of its author. If you have a suggestion for a loose end that I might want to track down -- or at least follow till the trail runs cold -- please send me email.
Loose Ends now online
Snow White Revisited - Guardian's Office Alumni: Where
are they now? (Updated with cool new information and pics!)
The Mysterious "Marty" Mark Rathbun - Life and Times
New and Intriguing:
Reading the entrails - An anonymous report on alleged CoS financial misdealing
The Burglary Hat - Breaking and Entering the OSA Way
Works in Progress
Down the Rabbit Hole: The Mysterious Case of the Church for Spiritual Technology
Questions, comments, etcetera et al may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org