Fortean Times #350 (Feb 2017)
- Release date: 2 Feb 2017
- Cover price: £4.25
- Cover Image: David Newton
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- 8 Religious Round-Up - Mad preachers and bad omens
- 16 Who You Gonna Call? - The Gay Ghost Hunting Club of Ohio
- 30 Supernatural Smells - Sniffing the olfactory evidence for strange phenomena
- 42 Aberfan Foreseen? - Prophetic dreams of the Welsh disaster
- 55 Is the President an Alien? - Donald Trump and the ET doomsday
30 Nosewitness: The Smell of High Strangeness (cover story)
Research into strange phenomena has concentrated on visual and audio data, but witness accounts of everything from UFO encounters to monster sightings often contain references to supernatural scents and paranormal pongs. Joshua Cutchin argues that it's time we took olfactory evidence for forteana seriously...
38 The Black Tide: Was Freud Afraid of the Occult?
Psychoanalysis was meant to shine a wholly materialistic light on the mysteries of the human mind and banish the supernatural forever. But, asks Gary Lachman, was Sigmund Freud secretly troubled by the strange phenomena he publicly disavowed?
42 Foreseeing a Disaster? Forgotten Dreams of Aberfan
In October 1966 the village school of Aberfan in South Wales was buried under a mountain of coal waste, with the loss of 144 lives. Many people claimed to have dreamed of the tragedy before it happened, and now Alan Murdie opens a long-forgotten file of terrifying premonitions.
28 Blasts from the Past - No 66. Weirdness on wheels Theo Paijmans
52 Building a Fortean Library - No 18. Underground literature The Hierophant's Apprentice
76 Tales from the Illustrated Police News - No 54. Marian, the Giant Amazon Queen Jan Bondeson
55 Is Donald Trump and alien? by Simon Wilson
56 The explorer and the dancing devils by Ben Radford
Santa Muerte, insect stowaways, fairy music, Golden Yeti awards, EmDrive updates, penis-picking preacher, gay ghost hunters, time travel tales, weeping Virgin, amazing art world discoveries, Florida monster sighting - and much more.
- 05 The Conspirasphere
- 12 Archæology
- 13 Classical Corner
- 14 Science
- 16 Ghostwatch
- 21 Alien Zoo
- 23 Mythconceptions
- 26 The UFO Files
- 02 Editorial
- 59 Reviews
- 71 Letters
- 78 Reader Info
- 79 Phenomenomix
- 80 Strange Deaths