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Fortean Times #307 (November 2013)



  • 38 The Tin Foil Hat Machine - 50 years of conspiracy theory
  • 30 The History of a Mystery - The JFK assassination literature
  • 50 Mithraism and The Conspiracy - Ancient cult survival or just bull?
  • 52 I Found Aubrey Mayhew - The man who sold the Sniper's Perch
  • 44 Conspiracy Cinema - From JFK to 9/11


30 JFK: The History of a Mystery (Cover Story)
50 years ago, President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. The conspiracy theories quickly followed. Tom Heywood climbs to the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository and provides a sniper's-eye overview of the ever-proliferating literature.

38 The Tin Foil Hat Machine
Did you know that alien freemasons are promoting communism by vaccinating our drinking water? Richard Leon digs into the wilder side of conspiracy theory.

44 Conspiracy Cinema
In the wake of the 9/11 attacks conspiracy theorists found a vital new medium, using cheap cameras, computer editing and Internet distribution to reach a worldwide audience. David Ray Carter examines the history and development of a genre.


26 Blasts from the Past - No 52. Codes, cults, killers and conspiracies

74 Fortean Traveller - No 88. Denver International Airport


50 Mithraism and The Conspiracy by David V Barrett

52 I found Aubrey Mayhew by David Thrussell

Strange Days

Siberian Mowgli; police detain coconut; sponataneously combusting baby; Viking sunstone; criminal cats; out-of-place sharks; last of the Stylites and much more.

  • 12 Science
  • 16 Ghostwatch
  • 19 Mythconceptions
  • 20 Archaeology
  • 21 Classical Corner
  • 22 Necrolog
  • 23 Strange Deaths
  • 24 The UFO Files



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  • 55 BOOKS
  • FILM & DVD


  • 67

It Happened to Me

  • 71

Tales From The Vault

  • 80

Reader Info

  • 78


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