Episode 21 — Janet Reitman
Summary: Janet Reitman is the guest. She is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine and the author of the bestselling INSIDE SCIENTOLOGY: THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MOST SECRETIVE RELIGION, recently named by the New York Times as one of its 100 Notable Books of 2011. Inside Scientology originated as a story in Rolling Stone, and it was nominated for a National Magazine Award. Topics of conversation include: Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard, science fiction, military service, hucksterism, religion, David Miscavige, Gold Base, yachts, hot pants, blowing, Rolling Stone, investigative reporting, Iraq, Tom Cruise, Jann S. Wenner, and collective shrugs.