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Fortean Times #190 (December 2004)

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  • Release date: 15 Oct 2004
  • Cover price: £3.40
  • Cover: Alex Tomlinson


  • 38 Poltergeist Girl - The tragic story of Tina Resch
  • 66-67 Horror's Hellraiser - We talk to Clive Barker about monsters and magic carpets
  • 50 High Spirits - A curious case for the Holy Ghostbuster of Wales
  • 64-65 A History of the Horror Film - Introducing a major new NFT season.


32 Amityville Revisited (Cover Story)
The bizarre tale of a dysfunctional family, multiple murder and paranormal goings-on. Rick Moran re-examines the case behind the horror movie.

36 The Neverending Story (sidebar)
David Sutton looks at the screen history of The Amityville Horror.

38 Unleashed
The Tina Resch case was a classic poltergeist encounter with a tragic aftermath. Bob Rickard adapts the story from William Roll and Valeria Storey's book.

50 The Case of the Laughing Ghosts
Welsh ghost-buster The Rev J Aelwyn Roberts relates his contact with those on the Other Side.

Special Features

64 A History of the Horror Film
Mark Kermode introduces the NFT's History of the Horror Film season - plus, the chance to win free tickets!

67 Clive Barker Interviewed
We talk to the renaissance man of horror.


46 Dictionary of the Damned - No 3. Poltergeists


55 The Death of Chatterton - The Romantic myth of a suicidal poet.

56 Between the Lines... - Re-reading Roswell's Ramey memo.

Strange Days

Signals from space, foot and hair fetishists, symphonic fungi, Atlantis again, natural light, daftest diets, lake disappears, ice gives up its dead - and much more.

  • 05 Extra Extra
  • 16 Science
  • 19 The Heirophant
  • 19 Konspiracy Korner
  • 20 Alien Zoo
  • 23 Fortean Follow-ups
  • 24 Mythconceptions
  • 27 Strange Deaths
  • 28 The UFO Files



  • 02 Welcome to the Hell house

UnConvention 2004 ad

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It Happened to Me

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Tales from the Vault

  • 80

Reader Info

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