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Fortean Times #216 (November 2006)

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  • Release date: 19 Oct 2006
  • US Edition is dated December 2006 with a cover price of $10.50 USA (CAN $12.25)

Contents

  • 06 British Cereal's Latest Episode - A look at this year's collection of crop circles from around the United Kingdom
  • 46 Master of Darkness in the Light - Film-maker David Lynch's latest meditations
  • 56 The Goatman Cometh! - Exploring the musical rites of Morocco
  • 29 Rocketman - The inventor who built a flying saucer
  • 55 Giant Vegetables on Trial - The strange case of the Jersey Cabbage

Features

30 Last of the Megaliths (Cover Story)
The Kelabit people erected massive stones to honour hallowed forebears - until contact with outside influences during World War II. Mike Jay explores the jungles of Borneo for one long-lost megalith before the logging companies show up.

36 In Search of the Mad Gasser
Jonathan Downes investigates a classic example of mass hysteria in the American Midwest, and finds the case is not necessarily as mysterious as it seems.

40 Villages of the Vanished
England's villages have been abandoned for a variety of reasons over the centuries, but Leigh Driver uncovers the tale of a Dorset community forced to abandon its home during World War II and excluded ever since.

Forum

55 King of the cabbages by Paul Chambers

56 The rites of Boujeloud by Jack Sargeant

57 Oophoi: The outer limits of music by Rob Gandy

58 The Lost Ark: The great palette palaver by Dr Karl Shuker

Reports

44 Fortean Bureau of Investigation - No 72. Possession and exorcism by David V Barrett

46 The Unknown David Lynch - Film-maker David Lynch interviewed by Mitch Horowitz

50 Dictionary of the Damned - No 14. Synchronicity

Strange Days

Author claims descent from Jesus; Marilyn Monroe and Glenn Ford resurrected; NASA loses Moon landing film; the Great Death may have cooled the climate; perpetual motion story will run and run; face blindness, permanent panic and scared bell-ringers; tinfoil helmets and mind-control rays; the world's oldest people - and much more.

  • 13 The Heirophant
  • 14 Medical Bag
  • 17 Mythconceptions
  • 18 Konspiracy Korner
  • 20 Archaeology
  • 21 Classical Corner
  • 24 Ghostwatch
  • 28 The UFO Files

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02

Subscriptions

  • 54

Reviews

  • 61

Competition

  • 69

Letters

  • 73

Back Issues CD-Rom

  • 77

Comix

Tales from the Vault

  • 80

Reader Info

  • 78

Masthead



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