29 minutes | May 8th 2015

The Thrill: On Scientology and selfies

This week, on Maclean’s pop-culture podcast—Adrian Lee, Emma Teitel and Julia De Laurentiis Johnson—we take a deep dive into HBO’s riveting documentary about Scientology, Going Clear. It’s finally in Canadian theatres this week, so we brought in Nick Köhler, who has written his own investigation into Scientology for Maclean’s in the past, to discuss the film, the church, and more. Then, with Kim Kardashian’s book of selfies, Selfish, now out in stores, we argue whether selfies are vain exercises and whether Kim Kardashian has talent. Subscribe for free now on iTunes! Subscribe on Stitcher! Android users can find us on Beyondpod! Or click the Soundcloud player below to listen. You can also check out our freshly launched new books podcast, the Bibliopod, right here! And because we believe in putting our money where our mouths are, a selfie of the Thrill team! Related stories: What does ‘Going Clear’ mean for the Church of Scientology? A Q&A with the selfie stick’s unsung Canadian inventor Download this audio. (function (d, s, n) {var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];js = d.createElement(s);js.className = n;js.src = "//player.ex.co/player/b8391b55-6a16-46a2-b625-b4a52f7d6e23";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document,"script", "exco-player"));The post The Thrill: On Scientology and selfies appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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