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Fortean Times #225 (Special 2007)

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  • Release date: 28 Jun 2007
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  • 24 UFOlogy at 60: The Fortean Times Expert Panel - The most important cases plus a look at current trends from the saucer-spotters
  • 48 The Stamp Collector's Guide to the Galaxy - The history of UFOs seen through the stamp album
  • 40 Saucerer's Apprentice - The life of Desmond Leslie
  • 66 The Magician Speaks Out - Alejandro Jodorowsky interviewed
  • 14 Toadzilla! - A monstrous amphibian in northern Australia


60 years of UFOlogy Special

23 60 Years of UFOs
To celebrate the anniversary of the dawn of the modern UFO era, we present a special feature section examining the phenomenon from unusual angles, and we ask our expert panel to choose their best case and evaluate the last 60 years of unidentified aerial phenomena.

32 Before Roswell
Long before reports of crashed UFOs put Roswell on the map, New Mexico had been buzzing with strange tales of lights in the sky. Alan Murdie argues that material usually viewed as folklore might provide fresh insights into ufology.

34 Laughlin UFO Congress 2007
Nick Redfern travelled to Nevada for a week of UFO talk and discovered that, while aliens were still on the agenda, they weren't making any new friends.

34 Taken...
Patrick Sherman visits the McMinnville UFO Festival and talks to veteran abduction researcher Dr David M Jacobs about ET's sinister plans for the human race.

39 The Ultimate Encounter
Peter Brookesmith reflects on the Indian Head seminar on the Betty & Barney Hill abduction case.

40 The Saucerer's Apprentice
David Clarke and Andy Roberts look back on the extraordinary life of fortean pioneer Desmond Leslie.

48 The Stamp Collector's Guide to the Galaxy
Ufologists and philatelists share a passion for collecting. Luis R Gonzales Manso displays his compendium of flying-saucer stamps.

54 UFOs and Hollywood, Part 1: The 1950s
Robbie Graham gawps at the first wave of Hollywood movies inspired by the flying saucer phenomenon.


76 Fortean Traveller - No 50. Castle Leslie, Ireland by Caroline Waudby

Strange Days

Giant gypsum crystals; London transsexual blesses Indian worshippers; unlikely encounters defy the odds; Loch Ness toad and Serbian frog fall; price of ghost-hunting soars; living with the mutants - and much more.

  • 12 Medical Bag
  • 16 Ghostwatch
  • 17 Mythconceptions
  • 18 Science
  • 20 Fortean Follow-ups
  • 21 Strange Deaths



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Back Issues CD-Rom

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It Happened to Me

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Reader Info

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