1. Paul_Exeter

    Paul Devereux: 'Encounters At ‘Spook Road’: Radioactivity & Paranormal Experiences At An Ancient Stone Circle'

    Encounters at ‘Spook Road’: Radioactivity and paranormal experiences at an ancient stone circle "I have come to the view that certain types of slightly heightened radiation environments can possibly help trigger a specific range of psycho-spiritual experiences in some people – hallucinations or...
  2. MrRING

    Jimmy Carter Says Yes To UFOs

    I ran across this short then-contemporary article in Marvel Comic's one-shot UFO Connection magazine covering Jimmy Carter's UFO encounter that I thought some here might like to read.
  3. Paul_Exeter

    Buzzfeed: 14 Former Skeptics Who Turned Into Paranormal Believers After A Freaky Experience

    Don't expect names or other corroborating details but it is an interesting read all the same: "14 Former Skeptics Who Turned Into Paranormal Believers After A Freaky Experience"
  4. Comfortably Numb

    Charles Fort & The Religion Of Self-Respect

    I have come upon an article by Tiffany Thayer, which doesn't seem to have featured previously and might be of particular interest: Charles Fort and the Religion of Self-Respect Tiffany Thayer The Humanist No. 2, April 1950 pages 58 - 61 This article, the first of several to appear on...
  5. Comfortably Numb

    'The Mad Genius Of The Bronx'

    The following is resultant from this: 'Suggestions For A Good Read' It's from a book entitled, 'LOW MAN ON A TOTEM POLE', by H Allen Smith and therein a lengthy chapter, 'The Mad Genius of the Bronx'...
  6. Comfortably Numb

    Charles Fort: Enfant Terrible Of Science

    I had noticed a reference to the following article: Charles Fort: Enfant Terrible of Science by Miriam Allen DeFord The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 1954 I have located an online copy of the magazine, which can be downloaded as a .pdf file from...
  7. Comfortably Numb

    'Henry Miller & The Fortean Fantasy'

    I have come across the following article and maybe of interest? I have referenced the author previously: Thread 'A Collection Of Fortean Biographies' One measures a circle, beginning anywhere": Henry...
  8. Comfortably Numb

    ‘An Outcry Of Silences’

    I'm not sure if this is well known and referenced just in case. I can't see any previous mention of it. A fascinating read and if likewise a new discovery, truly recommended. It's available as a .pdf download. ‘An outcry of silences’ Charles Hoy Fort and the uncanny voices of science...
  9. Comfortably Numb

    Vindication For The Damned: Why Fort’s Strange Philosophy Has Endured

    Just finished reading the following article and if not seen previously, wondered if it may be of interest. I thought it was an excellent read. Vindication for the Damned: Why Fort’s Strange Philosophy Has Endured Source: Date: 13 November, 2019 "VAST AND BLACK. The...
  10. Indrid Drood

    Damned Facts

    While I await delivery of Jack Hunter's Damned Facts: Fortean Essays on Religion, Folklore and the Paranormal, it would be nice to hear from my esteemed Fortean colleagues gathered here regarding their favourite pieces in the collection along with any observations they may have to share on...
  11. Comfortably Numb

    The Fortean Fallacy!

    The Fortean Fallacy! Found this an interesting read:
  12. feinman

    Historic UFO Encounters: Newspaper / Magazine Articles

    I'm going to post some old articles on this thread, so we can note the common characteristics across time. There will be some shocking stuff.
  13. lordmongrove

    Kar Adam Article From Kyrgyzstan If anyone out there can translate this from Kyrgyz (online translators churn out nonsense) I would be grateful. It's an article about recent sightings of the 'kar adam' or snow man Kyrgyzstan. It was sent to me by Gustavo...
  14. bonehead

    What Was Fort REALLY On About?

    It is my contention that many aficionados of Charles Fort have completely missed his real importance to modern thought. Many speak about Fort as if he were nothing more than an eccentric curator of a virtual museum of late Victorian curiosities. This certainly is the view taken by the majority...
  15. ramonmercado

    Fortean Times Editor David Sutton On Successful Niche Magazines

    The Fortean Times' editor on what makes a successful niche magazine CHRIS SUTCLIFFE 14th July 2016 00:01 View comments For those interested in the paranormal, the term 'out-of-place artifact' means something very special: An item that was found in a place that defies explanation, such as an...
  16. H

    Ghost Tales From Everyday People

    I am 60 this year, and I have been amazed just how many rational people have admitted they have either seen or felt a ghost. I got to talk intimately with men and women when I was a nurse and carer, so perhaps they felt they could confide in someone who would give them a sympathetic ear. I...
  17. T

    Charles Fort Article In Fate Magazine

    Here's a link to a scanned FATE article on Charles Fort. I haven't been able to download it but the two scans on the blog post make it look like it might be an interesting read. Via Boing Boing
  18. F

    Does Anyone Have Gordon Stein's Encyclopedia Of The Paranormal?

    A copy of Lippard, Jim. "Charles Fort," in The Encyclopedia of the Paranormal edited by Gordon Stein (Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1996) pp. 277-280 I can't afford the Encyc, but would find the article very useful. Ian (formerly Iankidd, until the new message board confused me)
  19. M

    William R. Corliss & The Sourcebook Project

    I was looking for something else and stumbled acros this paper which gives a great overview of Corliss' work. Corliss, W.R. (2002) A Search for Anomalies. Journal of Consciousness Studies. 16 (3). 439 - 55. It is freely available (as a PDF) from this page...
  20. A

    Writing on Fort

    Having gone through a lot of FT back issues, looking for articles, essays, etc, on Fort's philosophy (as distinguished from Fortean phenomena), I have found quite little (appreciating FTs need for commercial appeal and not academic supply), though I have found a few other things in journals like...
  21. B

    A Close Encounter With Mr Fort!

    I found the following anecdote today, congratulations must go to Jesse Glass for this discovery and its presentation in his brief article 'How Do We Pigeonhole That, Mr. Fort? (The link to it is given below). * * * * * "Rarely, nowadays, can anyone devise a startling title for a book. All...
  22. A

    The Physical Phenomena Of Mysticism

    "Miracles" at Saint-Medard France, 1727-1732 I read about this in "The Mammoth Encyclopedia of the Unsolved" a while back but haven't really found much else about it on the internet. Found this at
  23. J

    'The Damned Universe of Charles Fort' by Louis Kaplan

    Is anybody here familiar with this book?: 'The Damned Universe of Charles Fort' by Louis Kaplan ----------...
  24. J

    John Keel On Fort & Forteans "John Keel expressed vitriolic disdain for Forteans, whose efforts, he believes, have abandoned the standards set by Charles Hoy Fort. Keel defended Fort’s own reputation, pointing out that his sources were...