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Fortean Times #172 (July 2003)

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  • Release Date: 31 May 2003
  • Cover price: £3.20
  • US Edition is dated August 2003 with a cover price of $7.25 USA (CAN $7.50)
  • Cover: National Cancer Institute/Science Photo Library

Contents

  • 46 Ghost Ships and Maritime Hauntings - Tales of terror on the high seas
  • 65 Nigel Kneale on DVD
  • 22 Patrick Moore's saucerful of secrets

Features

32 SARS Attacks! (Cover Story)
David Hambling and Nick Warren on the hysteria and facts behind the latest modern plague.

Plus Konspiracy Korner: SARS conspiracies page 17

40 UnCon 2003
Merrily Harpur and Jim & Kiarna Boyd's diaries of high jinks and unconventional wisdom.

46 Shiver Me Timbers!
Roy Bainton recounts some notable tales of nautical hauntings.

Forum

55 Modernity's Vulgar Error - Ian Simmons on a gentleman and scholar

56 Huge Hype, Colossal Squid - Karl Shuker says it was impressive but...

57 In The Octopus's Tentacles - Kenn Thomas on a chain of odd events

Reports

38 Fortean Bureau of Investigation - No 51. Bewitched Teens - Mark Pilkington on Buffy's real-life sisters

76 Fortean Traveller - No 22. The Kunstkamera, St. Peterburg, Russia. Daniel Humpheries on Peter's bottled babies

Strange Days

Saddam and the UFOs, Old Man goes, combusting boy, African magic, cold fusion, deer in a tree, voodoo legalised, new religious movements, money pit for sale, and who needs brains?

  • 05 Extra Extra
  • 14 Science
  • 16 Classical Corner
  • 17 The Heirophant
  • 17 Konspiracy Korner
  • 18 Alien Zoo
  • 22 UFOlogy
  • 24 Medical Bag
  • 30 Mythconceptions
  • 31 Strange Deaths

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02 The end, again

Subscriptions

  • 58

Back Issues

  • 53

Reviews

  • 59 Books
  • 64 Film & DVD
  • 66 Games

Letters

  • 71

Simulacra Corner

  • 71

It Happened to Me

  • 75

Comix

Tales from the Vault

  • 80

Coming Next Month

  • Posadas and the UFOs - A Latin American Trotskyite saucer cult
  • Riding the deathline - London's Necropolis Railway
  • Harry Grindell-Matthews - The man who built the death ray
  • Fortean Times Issue 173 on sale 28 Jun 2003

Reader Info

  • 67

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