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* Release date: 28 Apr 2016
 
* Release date: 28 Apr 2016
 
* Cover price: £4.25
 
* Cover price: £4.25
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===Contents===
 
===Contents===
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* 06 The Joy of Soviet Bus Stops - Architectural gems in unexpected places
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* 38 The Secrets of Don Quixote - Hidden meanings in a literary masterpiece
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* 70 It Happened To Me! - An encounter with Slenderman
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* 72 Fortean Traveller - In search of St Teilo's wandering skull
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* 18 Ghostwatch - The Black Dogs of East Anglia
  
 
==Features==
 
==Features==
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32 The Star Whackers (Cover Story)<br />Whacked-out delusion or Tinseltown conspiracy? Someone is killing Hollywood's biggest star names, and only actor Randy Quaid knows the truth - or does he? '''[[Brian J Robb]]''' explores the 'Star Whackers' conspiracy.
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38 The Secrets of Don Quixote<br />Miguel de Cervantes died 400 years ago, leaving behind a literary classic - but do secret messages and hidden meanings lurk beneath its surface? '''[[Maria J Perez Cuervo]]''' uncovers the man behind the masterpiece and what he might have been trying to tell us...
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42 Eureka: Edgar Allan Poe and the Mystery of Neptune's Moons<br />How did Edgar Allan Poe know that the planet Neptune had multiple moons long before they were observed by scientists? '''[[Alan Murdie]]''' searches for the source of the writer's apparently supernatural astronomical insight...
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==Forum==
 
==Forum==
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51 Divorce your demons by Rev [[Peter Laws]]
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52 The Hairy Man of St Trinian's by [[Chris Josiffe]]
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==Reports==
 
==Reports==
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30 [[Blasts from the Past]] No 62. Firestarter
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46 [[Strange Statesmen]] No 11. American Psychos 4: A kook in every home
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72 [[Fortean Traveller]] No 106. St Teilo's Well, Pembrokeshire
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76 [[Stories from the Illustrated Police News]] No 46. The strange tale of Professor Beaurigard
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==Strange Days==
 
==Strange Days==
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Shakespeare's skull stolen, funeral surprises, mysterious sounds, black dog encounters, year's oddest book titles, SIberian hermit's airlift, mesolithic 'eco-house', hell house demolish, daft rural monsters - and much more.
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* 05 [[The Conspirasphere]]
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* 05 Extra! Extra!
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* 10 Medical Bag
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* 14 [[Science]]
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* 16 Archaeology
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* 17 [[Classical Corner]]
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* 18 [[Ghostwatch]]
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* 22 Fortean Follow-ups
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* 23 [[Mythconceptions]]
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* 24 Alien Zoo
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* 26 Necrolog
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* 27 [[Fairies & Folklore]]
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* 28 The UFO Files
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* 80 Strange Deaths
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===Other===
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* 04 The Bard's Missing Head
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* 06-07 Soviet Bus Stops
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* 08 What's that sound? - mystery noises
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* 09 The appeal of the odd - Diagram Prize
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==Regulars==
 
==Regulars==
 
===Editorial===
 
===Editorial===
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* 02 Star Whackers from Outer Space
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** Tinseltown Meltdown
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** A Feast of Folklore
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** Errata
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*** [[FT336]]:72 Cahir in Co Tipperary
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*** [[FT338]]:25 Navel raiders
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*** [[FT339]]:10 First Massey was 32, not 22
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*** [[FT339]]:18 Fraudulent Mediums Act was passed in 1951, not 1954
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*** [[FT339]]:25 "Pot-traumatic stress disorder" should be "Post-traumatic stress disorder"
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===Reviews===
 
===Reviews===
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* 55-59 BOOKS
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* 60-62 FILM & DVD
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===Letters===
 
===Letters===
 
===It Happened to Me===
 
===It Happened to Me===
 
===Comix===
 
===Comix===
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* 79 [[Phenomenomix]]: Faust Part 2 by [[Hunt Emerson]] and [[Kevin Jackson]]
 
===Coming Next Month===
 
===Coming Next Month===
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* Avebury Unveiled - New discoveries from the world's largest stone circle
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* Atomic-Consciousness - The strange synchronicities of 'James Bathurst'
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* + UFO Crashes, Ketamine Conmatrix, Raining Fish in Oz, and Much More...
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* [[FT341|Fortean Times 341]] on sale 26 May 2016
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==Reader Info==
 
==Reader Info==
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* 78 Special Correspondents
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** Australia - [[Graham Cordon]] (SA), [[Tony Healy]] (ACT), [[John Palazzi]] (NSW), [[Len Watson]] (Qld)
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** Canada - [[Brian Chapman]] (BC), [[Graham Conway]] (BC)
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** Cyberspace - [[Richard Alexander]], [[John F Callahan]], [[Hugh Henry]], [[Steve Scanlon]], [[Janet Wilson]]
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** England - [[Gail-Nina Anderson]], [[Louise Bath]], [[James Beckett]], [[Claire Blamey]], [[Peter Christie]], [[Mat Coward]], [[Kate Eccles]], [[Paul Farthing]], [[George Featherston]], [[Paul Gallagher]], [[Alan Gardiner]], [[Keith George]], [[Anne Hardwick]], [[Richard Lowke]], [[Alexis Lykiard]], [[Diana Lyons]], [[Dave Malin]], [[Nick Maloret]], [[Valerie Martin]], [[Tom Ruffles]], [[Meryl Santis]], [[Paul Screeton]], [[Gary Stocker]], [[Roman Suchyj]], [[Frank Thomas]], [[Paul Thomas]], [[Nick Warren]], [[Owen Whiteoak]], [[Bobby Zodiac]]
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** France - [[Michel Meurger]]
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** Germany - [[Ulrich Magin]]
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** Holland - [[Robin Pascoe]]
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** Ireland - [[Andy Conlon]], [[Pat Corcoran]], [[Andrew Munro]]
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** Israel - [[Zvi Ron]]
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** New Zealand - [[Peter Hassall]]
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** Romania - [[Iosif Boczor]]
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** Scotland - [[Roger Musson]]
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** Sweden - [[Sven Rosen]]
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** Thailand - [[Chris Williams]]
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** USA - [[Loren Coleman]] (ME), [[Jim Conlan]] (CT), [[Myron Hoyt]] (ME), [[Greg May]] (FL), [[Dolores Phelps]] (TX), [[Jim Riecken]] (NY), [[Joseph Trainor]] (MA), [[Jeffrey Vallance]] (CA), [[Gary Yates]] (UT)
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** Wales - [[Janet  & Colin Bord]]
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* Fort Sorters (who classify clippings placed in the Archives for Fortean Research)
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** [[Phil Baker]], [[Rachel Carthy]], [[Chris Josiffe]], [[Mark Pilkington]], [[Bob Rickard]], [[Paul Sieveking]], [[Ian Simmons]]
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* Clipping Credits
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** [[Gail-Nina Anderson]], [[Gerard Apps]], [[Louise Bath]], [[James Beckett]], [[Peter Christie]], [[Andy Conlon]], [[Pat Corcoran]], [[Graham Cordon]], [[David Cox]], [[Kate Eccles]], [[John H Evans]], [[Kate Exton]], [[George Featherston]], [[Rob Gandy]], [[Alan Gardiner]], [[Keith George]], [[Alan Gibb]], [[Benjamin Gleisser]], [[Victoria Halliday]], [[Anne Hardwick]], [[Tony Healy]], [[Hugh Henry]], [[Colin Ing]], [[Bill & Louise Kelly]], [[Diana Lyons]], [[Dave Malin]], [[Nick Maloret]], [[Valerie Martin]], [[Tom Mason]], [[Greg May]], [[Andy Munro]], [[John Palazzi]], [[Jim Price]], [[Tom Ruffles]], [[Paul Screeton]], [[Tony Smith]], [[Nidge Solly]], [[Lesley Solunac]], [[Gary Stocker]], [[Frank Thomas]], [[Paul Thomas]], [[Nicholas Warren]], [[Len Watson]], [[Owen Whiteoak]], [[Paul Whyte]], [[Janet Wilson]], [[Gary Yates]], [[Bobby Zodiac]]
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==Masthead==
 
==Masthead==
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* Editor - [[David Sutton]]
 
* Founding Editor - [[Bob Rickard]]
 
* Founding Editor - [[Bob Rickard]]
 
* Founding Editor - [[Paul Sieveking]]
 
* Founding Editor - [[Paul Sieveking]]
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* Art Director - [[Etienne Gilfillan]]
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* Book Reviews Editor - [[Val Stevenson]]
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* Resident Cartoonist - [[Hunt Emerson]]
  
  
 
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Revision as of 09:57, 28 April 2016

Previous Issue

Fortean Times #340 (May 2016)

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Star Whackers - Is a Tinsel-Town conspiracy killing off Hollywood stars? Mowing Devils - Crop circles and the hairy man of St Trinian's + Demonic Divorce, Gateway to Hell, Rural Monsters, and Much More...

Contents

  • 06 The Joy of Soviet Bus Stops - Architectural gems in unexpected places
  • 38 The Secrets of Don Quixote - Hidden meanings in a literary masterpiece
  • 70 It Happened To Me! - An encounter with Slenderman
  • 72 Fortean Traveller - In search of St Teilo's wandering skull
  • 18 Ghostwatch - The Black Dogs of East Anglia

Features

32 The Star Whackers (Cover Story)
Whacked-out delusion or Tinseltown conspiracy? Someone is killing Hollywood's biggest star names, and only actor Randy Quaid knows the truth - or does he? Brian J Robb explores the 'Star Whackers' conspiracy.

38 The Secrets of Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes died 400 years ago, leaving behind a literary classic - but do secret messages and hidden meanings lurk beneath its surface? Maria J Perez Cuervo uncovers the man behind the masterpiece and what he might have been trying to tell us...

42 Eureka: Edgar Allan Poe and the Mystery of Neptune's Moons
How did Edgar Allan Poe know that the planet Neptune had multiple moons long before they were observed by scientists? Alan Murdie searches for the source of the writer's apparently supernatural astronomical insight...

Forum

51 Divorce your demons by Rev Peter Laws

52 The Hairy Man of St Trinian's by Chris Josiffe

Reports

30 Blasts from the Past No 62. Firestarter

46 Strange Statesmen No 11. American Psychos 4: A kook in every home

72 Fortean Traveller No 106. St Teilo's Well, Pembrokeshire

76 Stories from the Illustrated Police News No 46. The strange tale of Professor Beaurigard

Strange Days

Shakespeare's skull stolen, funeral surprises, mysterious sounds, black dog encounters, year's oddest book titles, SIberian hermit's airlift, mesolithic 'eco-house', hell house demolish, daft rural monsters - and much more.

Other

  • 04 The Bard's Missing Head
  • 06-07 Soviet Bus Stops
  • 08 What's that sound? - mystery noises
  • 09 The appeal of the odd - Diagram Prize

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02 Star Whackers from Outer Space
    • Tinseltown Meltdown
    • A Feast of Folklore
    • Errata
      • FT336:72 Cahir in Co Tipperary
      • FT338:25 Navel raiders
      • FT339:10 First Massey was 32, not 22
      • FT339:18 Fraudulent Mediums Act was passed in 1951, not 1954
      • FT339:25 "Pot-traumatic stress disorder" should be "Post-traumatic stress disorder"

Reviews

  • 55-59 BOOKS
  • 60-62 FILM & DVD

Letters

It Happened to Me

Comix

Coming Next Month

  • Avebury Unveiled - New discoveries from the world's largest stone circle
  • Atomic-Consciousness - The strange synchronicities of 'James Bathurst'
  • + UFO Crashes, Ketamine Conmatrix, Raining Fish in Oz, and Much More...
  • Fortean Times 341 on sale 26 May 2016

Reader Info

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