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Fortean Times #333 (November 2015)

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Contents

  • 06 Bemusement Park - A visit to Banksy's Dismaland
  • 36 The Strangest Family in England - The story of the Sitwells
  • 24 Walking Tall - Farewell to the world's shortest man
  • 42 Tragic Songs from the Grassy Knoll - A musical history of the JFK assassination
  • 26 The Lizard Man Attacks! - Something nasty in the swamps...

Features

26 The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp (cover story)
In the spooky swamps of South Carolina lurks one of America's most mysterious and menacing monsters: a seven-foot-tall reptillian terror with a taste for trashing motor vehicle. Benjamin Radford sets out in search of the elusive Lee County Lizard Man...

36 The Strangest Family in England
In an extract from his new book, Great British Eccentrics, SD Tucker tells the story of the real-life Addams Family who wrote poems, hunted ghosts and tried to paint cows to fit in with the crockery.

48 Tragic Songs from the Grassy Knoll: A Musical History of the JFK Assassination
The assassination of President John F Kennedy in November 1963 sent shockwaves around the world, but its impact on popular music and recorded sound remains largely neglected. David Thrussell assesses a forgotten legacy of discarded vinyl artefacts.

Reports

48 Building a Fortean Library - No 4. A mound of Venus by The Hierophant's Apprentice

72 Tales from the Illustrated Police News - No 42. The rat-killing monkey of Manchester by Jan Bondeson

76 Fortean Traveller - No 103. Oddities of the Jurassic Coast by Paul Jackson and Andrew May

Forum

51 Dancing with the Devil by Chris Saunders

52 The cryptid petting zoo by Rob Gandy

Strange Days

'Alien hybrid' mystery man, horned granny, white wallaby on the loose, physical mediums, hopeless hold-ups, Arkansas black panthers, Dismaland, Ig Nobels 2015, Devil's Breath, insect electrosense, Neolithic discoveries - and much more.

  • 05 The Conspirasphere by Noel Rooney
  • 10 Medical Bag
    • Girls Will Be Boys
    • Diphallia
    • Tongue Champion
    • Horned Woman
    • Worse then Earwax
    • Needle in Brain
  • 14 Science: Ants and Electrosense by David Hambling
  • 16 Archaeology by Paul Sieveking
    • Superhenge Unearthed
    • Elongated Skull Found in Russia
    • Mutton Dressed as Lamb
  • 17 Classical Corner - 192: Don't Read My Lips by Barry Baldwin
  • 19 Alien Zoo by Karl Shuker
    • American Black Panther Artwork
    • Where to Go for Werewolves
    • Tearing Apart a Pterosaur
  • 20 Ghostwatch by Alan Murdie
  • 22 Fortean Follow-ups
  • 23 Mythconceptions - 93: The Miraculous Brown Bag by Mat Coward
  • 24 Necrolog
    • Chanda Dangi
    • Max Beauvoir
    • Wes Craven
  • 25 Fairies and Folklore: Pixy-Led Plus by Simon Young
  • 80 Strange Deaths

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02 In search of ASS
    • Lizard Man Strikes Again
    • FT in the Media
    • Errata FT332:23 miscredited photo; FT332:40 unfinished pull quote

Reviews

Letters

It Happened to Me

Comix

Coming Next Month

  • Murder Most Weird - The Strange Case of the Headless Evangelist
  • A Woolf in the Fold - The Bloomsbury Set and Jack the Ripper
  • + Occult Black Dahlia, France's Lost Lake, Blind Artists, and Much More... Fortean Times 334 on sale 12 Nov 2015

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