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==Fortean Times #336 (January 2016)==
 
 
<center>[[FT335|Previous Issue]] -- [[FT337|Next Issue]]</center>
 
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==Fortean Times #336 (January 2016)==
 
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* Cover price: £4.25
 
* Cover price: £4.25
 
* Cover: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
 
* Cover: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
* [https://www.zinio.com/www/browse/issue.jsp?skuId=416364845&offerId=500358107&subscription=true#/ Zinio version]
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* Digital editions: [https://www.zinio.com/www/browse/issue.jsp?skuId=416364845&offerId=500358107&subscription=true#/ Zinio] --- [https://play.google.com/store/newsstand/details?id=CAoww7yiAQ&cdid=magazineissue-CAAqBwgKMMO8ogEwke_SAQ Google Play] --- [http://www.magzter.com/GB/Dennis-Publishing/Fortean-Times/Entertainment/145568 Magzter]
 
* Note: There was an error on the cover. According to [https://www.facebook.com/ForteanTimes/posts/1119536951398283 Fortean Times on Facebook]: ''And before you all write in... yes, we made a huge booboo on the cover: the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance takes place in Staffordshire, not Shropshire. Our deepest apologies to all horn dancers and residents of East Staffs.''
 
* Note: There was an error on the cover. According to [https://www.facebook.com/ForteanTimes/posts/1119536951398283 Fortean Times on Facebook]: ''And before you all write in... yes, we made a huge booboo on the cover: the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance takes place in Staffordshire, not Shropshire. Our deepest apologies to all horn dancers and residents of East Staffs.''
  
===Strange Days===
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===Contents===
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* 26 Round the Horns - The Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
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* 34 Kindred of the Kibbo Kift - Scouting for occultists
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* 06 Weird New Year - Apple Howling and the Haxey Hood
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* 52 The Dead Hand of the State - Papa Doc Duvalier's zombie nation
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* 12 Spectral Sex - Women who prefer their lovers dead
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==Features==
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26 Round the Horns (cover story)<br /> Since watching it on local television in the 1950s, '''[[Rob Gandy]]''' dreamed of seeing the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. In 2015, he finally got to enjoy the spectacle of men in antlers performing strange ritual dances in Staffordshire...
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34 The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift<br />In 1920, a group of disaffected scoutmasters formed an organisation marked by bizarre costumes and esoteric ceremonies who mission was to save the decadent West through a regime of rambling, camping and mysticism. '''[[Annebella Pollen]]''' uncovers the world of the Kibbo Kift...
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40 Wizard of the Edge<br />'''[[Bob Fischer]]''' looks forward to a new anthology celebrating the work of Alan Garner, whose novels of folklore, myth and magic have enthralled generations of readers.
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44 Forbidden Fruit<br />General Gordon is remembered as a military hero, but less well known is his obsession with the Garden of Eden, which he thought he'd discovered in the Seychelles. '''[[Karl Shuker]]''' examines a botanical folly of biblical proportions...
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==Reports==
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50 [[Building a Fortean Library]] - No 7. Nothing but, or something more? by [[The Hierophant's Apprentice]]
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52 [[Strange Statesmen]] - No 7. The dead hand of the state by [[SD Tucker]]
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76 [[Stories from the Illustrated Police News]] - No 43. Leona Dare, The Lady with the Iron Jaw by [[Jan Bondeson]]
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==Forum==
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57 Strange phenomena in the classroom by [[Gordon Rutter]]
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58 Were the Ummites British? by [[Reinaldo Manso]]
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==Strange Days==
 
Stonehenge was Welsh, Romanian stargate, hermits and exiles, vanishing children, miraculous bleeding and weeping, mass fish freeze, mysterious animal deaths, sex with ghosts, Rendlesham revisited - and much more.
 
Stonehenge was Welsh, Romanian stargate, hermits and exiles, vanishing children, miraculous bleeding and weeping, mass fish freeze, mysterious animal deaths, sex with ghosts, Rendlesham revisited - and much more.
  
* 05 The Conspirasphere by [[Noel Rooney]]
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* 05 [[The Conspirasphere]] by [[Noel Rooney]]
 
* 12 Ghostwatch: The Spectrophiliacs by [[Alan Murdie]]
 
* 12 Ghostwatch: The Spectrophiliacs by [[Alan Murdie]]
 
* 16 Archaeology by [[Paul Devereux]]
 
* 16 Archaeology by [[Paul Devereux]]
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* 24 The UFO Files
 
* 24 The UFO Files
 
** UFO Casebook: Rendlesham Forest Genesis: Part One by [[Jenny Randles]]
 
** UFO Casebook: Rendlesham Forest Genesis: Part One by [[Jenny Randles]]
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* 80 Strange Deaths
  
====Contents====
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==Regulars==
* 26 Round the Horns - The Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
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* 34 Kindred of the Kibbo Kift - Scouting for occultists
+
* 06 Weird New Year - Apple Howling and the Haxey Hood
+
* 52 The Dead Hand of the State - Papa Doc Duvalier's zombie nation
+
* 12 Spectral Sex - Women who prefer their lovers dead
+
  
===Features===
+
===Editorial===
26 Round the Horns (cover story)<br /> Since watching it on local television in the 1950s, '''[[Rob Gandy]]''' dreamed of seeing the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. In 2015, he finally got to enjoy the spectacle of men in antlers performing strange ritual dances in Staffordshire...
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* 02 Horn dancers and weirdstones
 
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34 The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift<br />In 1920, a group of disaffected scoutmasters formed an organisation marked by bizarre costumes and esoteric ceremonies who mission was to save the decadent West through a regime of rambling, camping and mysticism. '''[[Annebella Pollen]]''' uncovers the world of the Kibbo Kift...
+
 
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40 Wizard of the Edge<br />'''[[Bob Fischer]]''' looks forward to a new anthology celebrating the work of Alan Garner, whose novels of folklore, myth and magic have enthralled generations of readers.
+
 
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44 Forbidden Fruit<br />General Gordon is remembered as a military hero, but less well known is his obsession with the Garden of Eden, which he thought he'd discovered in the Seychelles. '''[[Karl Shuker]]''' examines a botanical folly of biblical proportions...
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===Reports===
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50 Building a Fortean Library - No 7. Nothing but, or something more? by [[The Hierophant's Apprentice]]
+
 
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52 Strange Statesmen - No 7. The dead hand of the state by [[SD Tucker]]
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+
===Forum===
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57 Strange phenomena in the classroom by Gordon Rutter
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58 Were the Ummites British? by Reinaldo Manso
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===Regulars===
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====02 Editorial====
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* Horn dancers and weirdstones
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** The Man Who Invented Shorts
 
** The Man Who Invented Shorts
 
** Errata
 
** Errata
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*** [[FT335]]:46 The case of Isaac Martin was solved and reported in [[FT262]]:30.
 
*** [[FT335]]:46 The case of Isaac Martin was solved and reported in [[FT262]]:30.
 
*** [[FT335]]:62 Rather than asterisks, Leah Moore's review should have read "Watching a newly elected Tory government crush the power to protest in both industry and politics, ''2000AD'' gave them a place to vent their dissatisfaction under the cover of a genre deemed fantastical and a medium dismissed as juvenile."
 
*** [[FT335]]:62 Rather than asterisks, Leah Moore's review should have read "Watching a newly elected Tory government crush the power to protest in both industry and politics, ''2000AD'' gave them a place to vent their dissatisfaction under the cover of a genre deemed fantastical and a medium dismissed as juvenile."
** Cartoon by [[Martin Ross]]
 
  
====61 Reviews====
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===Reviews===
====71 Letters====
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* 61 BOOKS
====75 It Happened to Me====
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** ''The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints'' by Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski - ISBN 9780812247152 - [[Bob Rickard]]
====79 Penomenomix====
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** ''Death by Video Game: Tales of obsession from the virtual frontline'' by Simon Parkin - ISBN 9781781254219 - [[James Holloway]]
====80 Strange Deaths====
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** ''Crystal Cave: The Ultimate Geometry Colouring Book'' by Ensor Holiday, Roger Burrows, Roger Penrose, John Martineau and Haifa Khawaja - ISBN 9781907155178 - [[Steve Marshall]]
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** ''Ten Billion Tomorrows: How Science Fiction Technology Became Reality and Shapes the Future'' by Brian Clegg - ISBN 9781250057853 - [[Andrew May]]
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** ''Animal Music: Sound and Song in the Natural World'' by Tobias Fischer and Lara Cory - ISBN 9781907222344 - [[Ian Simmons]]
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** ''Chameleo: A Strange but True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction, and Homeland Security'' by Robert Guffey - ISBN 9781939293695 - [[Jay Rath]]
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* FILM & DVD
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** ''Star Wars: The Force Awakens'' - Director JJ Abrams, US 2015 - [[David Sutton]]
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** '''The Reverend's Review''' by Reverend [[Peter Laws]]
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** ''Blood Rage'' - Director John Grissmer, US 1983 (1987)
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===Letters===
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* 71 [[Leslie Vinson]], [[Ulrich Magin]], [[Pam Thorton]], [[Ron Gardner]], [[Duncan Steed]], [[Simon Crowley]], [[Brett Taylor]], [[Paul Hanlon]], [[Geoff Clifton]], [[Greg May]], [[Mike Harding]], [[Phil Baker]], [[Rob Gandy]], Dr [[Katie Tucker]], [[Gary Stocker]], Dr [[Ian I'Anson]], [[Nick Gray]]
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* Simulacra Corner: [[Finlay Harris]]
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===It Happened to Me===
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* 75 [[Cliff Millward]], [[John Irving]], [[Sean Hill]]
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===Comix===
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* 02 Cartoon by [[Martin Ross]]
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* 71 Cartoon by [[Jorodo]]
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* 79 [[Phenomenomix]]: Charles Williams Pt 1 by [[Hunt Emerson]] and [[Kevin Jackson]]
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===Coming Next Month===
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* Welsh Neanderthals? - Race, Skulls and Science in the Great Celtic Desert
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* Mummy Dearest - Living With the Dead in Tana Torja Province
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* + Cave of the Witches, King of the Smokers, 19th Century UFOs, and Much More... [[FT337|Fortean Times 337]] on sale 4 Feb 2016
  
====78 Reader Info====
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==Reader Info==
* Special Correspondents
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* 78 Special Correspondents
 
** Australia - [[Graham Cordon]] (SA), [[Tony Healy]] (ACT), [[John Palazzi]] (NSW), [[Len Watson]] (Qld)
 
** Australia - [[Graham Cordon]] (SA), [[Tony Healy]] (ACT), [[John Palazzi]] (NSW), [[Len Watson]] (Qld)
 
** Canada - [[Brian Chapman]] (BC), [[Graham Conway]] (BC)
 
** Canada - [[Brian Chapman]] (BC), [[Graham Conway]] (BC)
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** [[Richard Alexander]], [[David V Barrett]], [[Louise Bath]], [[James Beckett]], [[Peter Christie]], [[Andy Conlon]], [[Pat Corcoran]], [[Graham Cordon]], [[Kate Eccles]], [[JD Evans]], [[Rob Gandy]], [[Keith George]], [[Alan Gibb]], [[Benjamin Gleisser]], [[Kevin Green]], [[Anne Hardwick]], [[Nigel Herwin]], [[Kevin Hubbard]], [[Paul Jackson]], [[Tim Greening-Jackson]], [[Diana Lyons]], [[Dave Malin]], [[Bert Gray-Malkin]], [[Betty Gray-Malkin]], [[Nick Maloret]], [[Greg May]], [[John Palazzi]], [[Tom Ruffles]], [[Gary Stocker]], [[Frank Thomas]], [[Nicholas Warren]], [[Len Watson]], [[Owen Whiteoak]], [[Paul Whyte]], [[Janet Wilson]], [[Gary Yates]], [[Bobby Zodiac]]
 
** [[Richard Alexander]], [[David V Barrett]], [[Louise Bath]], [[James Beckett]], [[Peter Christie]], [[Andy Conlon]], [[Pat Corcoran]], [[Graham Cordon]], [[Kate Eccles]], [[JD Evans]], [[Rob Gandy]], [[Keith George]], [[Alan Gibb]], [[Benjamin Gleisser]], [[Kevin Green]], [[Anne Hardwick]], [[Nigel Herwin]], [[Kevin Hubbard]], [[Paul Jackson]], [[Tim Greening-Jackson]], [[Diana Lyons]], [[Dave Malin]], [[Bert Gray-Malkin]], [[Betty Gray-Malkin]], [[Nick Maloret]], [[Greg May]], [[John Palazzi]], [[Tom Ruffles]], [[Gary Stocker]], [[Frank Thomas]], [[Nicholas Warren]], [[Len Watson]], [[Owen Whiteoak]], [[Paul Whyte]], [[Janet Wilson]], [[Gary Yates]], [[Bobby Zodiac]]
  
===Masthead===
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==Masthead==
 
* Editor - [[David Sutton]]
 
* Editor - [[David Sutton]]
 
* Founding Editor - [[Bob Rickard]]
 
* Founding Editor - [[Bob Rickard]]

Latest revision as of 18:43, 2 April 2016

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Fortean Times #336 (January 2016)

FT336.jpg
  • Release date: 07 Jan 2016
  • Cover price: £4.25
  • Cover: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
  • Digital editions: Zinio --- Google Play --- Magzter
  • Note: There was an error on the cover. According to Fortean Times on Facebook: And before you all write in... yes, we made a huge booboo on the cover: the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance takes place in Staffordshire, not Shropshire. Our deepest apologies to all horn dancers and residents of East Staffs.

Contents

  • 26 Round the Horns - The Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
  • 34 Kindred of the Kibbo Kift - Scouting for occultists
  • 06 Weird New Year - Apple Howling and the Haxey Hood
  • 52 The Dead Hand of the State - Papa Doc Duvalier's zombie nation
  • 12 Spectral Sex - Women who prefer their lovers dead

Features

26 Round the Horns (cover story)
Since watching it on local television in the 1950s, Rob Gandy dreamed of seeing the Abbots Bromley Horn Dance. In 2015, he finally got to enjoy the spectacle of men in antlers performing strange ritual dances in Staffordshire...

34 The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift
In 1920, a group of disaffected scoutmasters formed an organisation marked by bizarre costumes and esoteric ceremonies who mission was to save the decadent West through a regime of rambling, camping and mysticism. Annebella Pollen uncovers the world of the Kibbo Kift...

40 Wizard of the Edge
Bob Fischer looks forward to a new anthology celebrating the work of Alan Garner, whose novels of folklore, myth and magic have enthralled generations of readers.

44 Forbidden Fruit
General Gordon is remembered as a military hero, but less well known is his obsession with the Garden of Eden, which he thought he'd discovered in the Seychelles. Karl Shuker examines a botanical folly of biblical proportions...

Reports

50 Building a Fortean Library - No 7. Nothing but, or something more? by The Hierophant's Apprentice

52 Strange Statesmen - No 7. The dead hand of the state by SD Tucker

76 Stories from the Illustrated Police News - No 43. Leona Dare, The Lady with the Iron Jaw by Jan Bondeson

Forum

57 Strange phenomena in the classroom by Gordon Rutter

58 Were the Ummites British? by Reinaldo Manso

Strange Days

Stonehenge was Welsh, Romanian stargate, hermits and exiles, vanishing children, miraculous bleeding and weeping, mass fish freeze, mysterious animal deaths, sex with ghosts, Rendlesham revisited - and much more.

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02 Horn dancers and weirdstones
    • The Man Who Invented Shorts
    • Errata
      • FT335:16 The final line in 'Child-killing Carthaginians' should read "...before or soon after birth."
      • FT335:26 It should be White Sands in New Mexico, USA, not Mexico's White Sands
      • FT335:46 The case of Isaac Martin was solved and reported in FT262:30.
      • FT335:62 Rather than asterisks, Leah Moore's review should have read "Watching a newly elected Tory government crush the power to protest in both industry and politics, 2000AD gave them a place to vent their dissatisfaction under the cover of a genre deemed fantastical and a medium dismissed as juvenile."

Reviews

  • 61 BOOKS
  • FILM & DVD
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Director JJ Abrams, US 2015 - David Sutton
    • The Reverend's Review by Reverend Peter Laws
    • Blood Rage - Director John Grissmer, US 1983 (1987)

Letters

It Happened to Me

Comix

Coming Next Month

  • Welsh Neanderthals? - Race, Skulls and Science in the Great Celtic Desert
  • Mummy Dearest - Living With the Dead in Tana Torja Province
  • + Cave of the Witches, King of the Smokers, 19th Century UFOs, and Much More... Fortean Times 337 on sale 4 Feb 2016

Reader Info

Masthead



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