A Day in the Life of…L. Ron Hubbard

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When your life is weirder than your sci-fi novels, and with even worse writing, something is truly amiss.

When your life is weirder than your sci-fi novels, and with even worse writing, something is truly amiss.

jacopo-della-quercia1 Jacopo della Quercia
Jacopo della Quercia is a man of many talents who somehow eluded d...
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by Jacopo della Quercia
graphic by Brendan McGinley

 

For a sci-fi author, L. Ron Hubbard sure did party like a rockstar–actually, like several rock bands, the members of which are now mostly deceased. Even just going by what’s on court documents, this guy lived a weird, weird life. And that’s without even getting into the time he and a rocket scientist entered into a weird love triangle, summoned a god-baby with magic, and then stole the scientist’s money.

So keeping it simple, let’s walk through a typical day in the life of this sci-fi hack.

642hubbard A Day in the Life of...L. Ron Hubbard

Not sure if that's a villainous deathtrap or a swinging '60s afterparty. (20th Century Fox)

Not sure if that’s a villainous deathtrap or a swinging ’60s afterparty.

Jacopo della Quercia is a man of many talents who somehow eluded death in 1438. He can regularly be found at Cracked and on Twitter @Jacopo_della_Q

It ain't easy being 9' of man in 6'4" of President.

It ain’t easy being 9′ of man in 6’4″ of President.

Jacopo uncovered the secrets of A Day in the Life of…Robin and A Day in the Life of…Abraham Lincoln.

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