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Fortean Times #191 (Special 2004)



  • 32 Birmingham's Alien Baby Boom - The Midlands housewife with a child from space
  • 62-63 A History of the Horror Film - Killer camera vs censors' scissors
  • 14 One Step Beyond Metaphysics - Alfred Jarry and the bizarre world of pataphysics
  • 40 Mussolini's Mystic - The Dadaist behind the bombings

Features - UnCon Special

32 The Space Baby (Cover Story)
A celestial being predicts the birth of a child who is to become a leader of men. Andy Roberts unearths a strange New Testament allegory from 1950s Britain.

40 Mussolini's Mystic
Gary Lachman tells the story of Giuolo Cesare Andrea Evola, the Futurist, Dadaist, nihilist, Buddhist alchemist who embraced Fascism and inspired modern terrorists.

46 Kaspar Hauser - A New Theory
The origin of Germany's favourite mystery child has remained an enigma since his unexplained murder in 1833. A new theory is presented by Jan Bondeson.

Special Features

62 A History of the Horror Film Part 2
Mark Kermode continues his intoduction to the NFT's A History of the Horror Film season; and you can win free tickets!


53 The Maharajah's Well - A charming piece of Indian beneficence in rural England.

54 Eight-Legged Freaks - The arachnophobe's worst nightmare turns up in the Congolese jungle - a spider the size of a small dog.


28 UnConvention 2004 Report - Jack Phoenix gives us the low-down on events at this year's Fortean Times UnConvention.

Strange Days

Tiny hominid remains are found, the lost who show up again, miracle babies for infertile women, phoney America Indians, more ghostly events, beyond metaphysic, denying death, horse figure in the beet field - and much more.

  • 05 Extra Extra
  • 14 Science
  • 16 Classical Corner
  • 17 The Heirophant
  • 17 Konspiracy Korner
  • 18 Archaeology
  • 20 Mythconceptions
  • 22 Necrolog
  • 23 Strange Deaths
  • 24 The UFO Files



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Book Club

  • 56


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Back Issues

  • 65


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It Happened to Me

  • 77


Poster Competition

  • 80

Reader Info

  • 78


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