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Fortean Times #311 (February 2014)

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  • Release date: 06 Feb 2014
  • Cover price: £4.25
  • US Edition is dated March 2014 with a cover price of $11.99 USA (CAN $13.25, AUS $12.95, NZ $17.30)
  • Cover: Quinton Winter
  • Digital editions: Zinio version --- Magzter

Contents

  • 46 Sex Ghosts of Sicily - Gropers, panty-snatchers and self-abusers from beyond the grave
  • 38 Droning On - Musical highs through drones
  • 76 Phantom Pets - Readers' spooky tales of cats and dogs
  • 42 Chiming In - Brainwaves, harmonics and windchimes
  • 27 Haunted Skites - Elsie Oakensen's close encounter

Features

30 The House of Major Weir (Cover Story)
Jan Bondeson turns detective in an effort to shed some new light on Edinburgh's most haunted house - and finds that, contrary to local belief, the abode of Weir the Warlock still stands today.

38 Sounds Eternal 1: Droning On
Jimmy Billingham examines the mind-altering properties of the sustained musical drone, from the ancient world to contemporary minimalism and club culture

42 Sounds Eternal 2: Chiming In
Steve Marshall travelled to Woodstock to talk brainwaves and harmonics with award-winning percussionist and windchime maker Garry Kvistad.

46 Sex Ghosts of Sicily
Dr Paul Koudounaris meets 'Il Pene Grande', 'Il Masturbatore' and the other post-mortem perverts inhabiting the catacombs beneath a Palermo monastery.

Reports

28 Blasts from the Past - No 49. The Devil Kid of Newburg

50 Dictionary of the Damned - No 54. Fortean Machines

48 First Forteans - No 4. Eric Frank Russell: Part One

Forum

57 No country for old snakes by Shane Cochrane

58 King Arthur's Loco Reserve by Roy Bainton

Strange Days

Raining bats and body parts; river of molten caramel; dog disappearing acts; cookie monster sponge; bleeding from the eyes; little white ligers; pets that look like Hitler; fish attacks; haunted hospitals - and much more.

  • 15 Alien Zoo
  • 16 Ghostwatch
  • 18 Archaeology
  • 19 Classical Corner
  • 21 Konspiracy Korner
  • 23 Mythconceptions
  • 25 Strange Deaths
  • 26 The UFO Files

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02

Reviews

  • 61 BOOKS
  • FILM & DVD

Letters

  • 73

It Happened to Me

  • 76

Comix

Reader Info

  • 78

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