Okay, we're really going to stop with the Scientologists soon

Thanks to everyone who wrote in with links to Tom Cruise’s crazy, creepy Scientology recruitment video. Right now, the Scientologists are hard at work trying to suppress it by getting it yanked off whatever site happens to put it up. Happily, one of my favorite sites, Gawker, has promised to keep it up no matter what. So, if you have nine minutes to spare and are ready to be majorly creeped out, check it out here. If nine minutes of crazy is too much, check out Defamer’s top five creeptastic moments from the video.

This post has finally necessitated the addition of “Scientology” into the blog categories.

Rebecca Watson

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  1. Is Tom just crazy? Seems he's getting a real high off of the power trip of being so high up in Scientology. Maybe thats part of the appeal. I guess I'm wondering if anybody has an opinion on what the attraction to Scientology is for Tom (and Will Smith). He's obviously a bright guy and has the financial means to spend his time doing whatever he wants.

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