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===Contents===
 
===Contents===
* 12 Berlin's wildlife crimewave
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* 37 A brief history of iconoclasm
* 25 Metal drummer goes to Hell
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* 40 Deathbed dreams and visions
* 42 The weird world of Charles Waterton
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* 46 The first chupacabra witness
* 76 The spectral horse of Dirleton and other East Lothian hauntings
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* 56 Music of the spheres
  
 
==Features==
 
==Features==
36 Solving the Risley Silver Man Mystery (cover story)<br />'''[[Glen Vaudrey]]''' reopens the file on one of the most baffling close encounters of the 1970s, when a witness reported seeing a seven-foot-tall 'silver man' walking through a fence at a secret British nuclear reactor site - but was this an alien invasion or something else?
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32 The Peril of Moving Statues (cover story)<br />'''[[Alan Murdie]]''' wonders if recent outbreaks of iconoclasm across the US and UK reveal our deep-seated fears about whether statues enjoy some uncanny life of their own...
  
42 The Weird World of Charles Waterton<br />'''[[Susan Marsh]]''' tells the story of eccentric explorer and naturalist Charles Waterton, whose curious career embraced both a pioneering concern with conservation and an obsession with creating hybrid creatures through his own unique form of taxidermy.
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40 Dreams, Death and Spirituality<br />'''[[Alejandro Parra]]''' examines anomalous experiences reported by nurses concerning deathbed visions and near-death experiences, and argues that we should pay more attention to the dream life of patients approaching the end.
  
50 Lives of the Great Occultists<br />'''[[Kevin Jackson]]''' & '''[[Hunt Emerson]]''' have celebrated many key figures in the history of the occult in the pages of FT. Here they look back on a 10-year journey through the humorous side of the Hermetic Tradition...
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46 Chupacabra @ 25<br />'''[[Benjamin Radford]]''' revisits the first report of the chupacabra 25 years ago and reveals new details from the original eyewitness about the world's most famous cryptozoological vampire.
  
 
==Series==
 
==Series==
32 Blasts from the Past - The Terrible Grinning Men '''[[Theo Paijmans]]'''
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50 Strange Statesmen - King of Canada '''[[SD Tucker]]'''
  
76 Peculiar Postcards - Curiosities of East Lothian '''[[Jan Bondeson]]'''
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77 Peculiar Postcards - The Sheldon Duck '''[[Jan Bondeson]]'''
  
 
==Forum==
 
==Forum==
55 Covid Mary by '''[[Ted Harrison]]'''
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55 Of mystics and mellow fruitfulness by '''[[Lisa Gledhill]]'''
  
56 Amityville: Fact, fiction or fake? by '''[[John Fraser]]'''
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56 Music of the spheres by '''[[Andrew May]]'''
  
 
==Strange Days==
 
==Strange Days==
A digest of the worldwide weird, including: Nudist vs boar, child catcher panic, ghostly cricketers, glacier turns pink and more...
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A digest of the worldwide weird, including: Deadman's Island, impostor syndrome, Skinwalker Ranch, mystery box and more...
  
* 14 Archaeology
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* 16 Science
* 17 The Conspirasphere
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* 18 Arch&aelig;ology
* 18 Ghostwatch
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* 19 Classical Corner
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* 20 The Conspirasphere
 
* 23 Mythconceptions
 
* 23 Mythconceptions
* 26 Strange Continent
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* 27 Alien Zoo
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* 29 Fairies and Folklore
 
* 30 The UFO Files
 
* 30 The UFO Files
  
 
==Regulars==
 
==Regulars==
* 02 Editorial - Not of This Earth?
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* 02 Editorial
** Getting Copies of FT
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** Errata
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*** [[FT392]]:16 Careless wording
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*** [[FT393]]:16 Wrong TV show
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*** [[FT396]]:63 Incorrect film details
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* 59 Reviews
 
* 59 Reviews
* 69 Letters
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* 71 Letters
 
* 78 Reader Info
 
* 78 Reader Info
 
* 79 Phenomenomix
 
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* Resident Cartoonist - [[Hunt Emerson]]
 
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Fortean Times #398 (November 2020)

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Contents

  • 37 A brief history of iconoclasm
  • 40 Deathbed dreams and visions
  • 46 The first chupacabra witness
  • 56 Music of the spheres

Features

32 The Peril of Moving Statues (cover story)
Alan Murdie wonders if recent outbreaks of iconoclasm across the US and UK reveal our deep-seated fears about whether statues enjoy some uncanny life of their own...

40 Dreams, Death and Spirituality
Alejandro Parra examines anomalous experiences reported by nurses concerning deathbed visions and near-death experiences, and argues that we should pay more attention to the dream life of patients approaching the end.

46 Chupacabra @ 25
Benjamin Radford revisits the first report of the chupacabra 25 years ago and reveals new details from the original eyewitness about the world's most famous cryptozoological vampire.

Series

50 Strange Statesmen - King of Canada SD Tucker

77 Peculiar Postcards - The Sheldon Duck Jan Bondeson

Forum

55 Of mystics and mellow fruitfulness by Lisa Gledhill

56 Music of the spheres by Andrew May

Strange Days

A digest of the worldwide weird, including: Deadman's Island, impostor syndrome, Skinwalker Ranch, mystery box and more...

  • 16 Science
  • 18 Archæology
  • 19 Classical Corner
  • 20 The Conspirasphere
  • 23 Mythconceptions
  • 27 Alien Zoo
  • 29 Fairies and Folklore
  • 30 The UFO Files

Regulars

  • 02 Editorial
  • 59 Reviews
  • 71 Letters
  • 78 Reader Info
  • 79 Phenomenomix
  • 80 Strange Deaths

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