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  1. Zeke Newbold

    How Many Forteans Are Interested In True Crime?

    On a recent visit to London I found myself in one of the famous large bookstores - Foyles I think it might have been. After some looking around, I aked a Sales assistant where the Unexplained section was. `We don't have one`, he replied. `we don't even have a True Crime section`. The...
  2. gordonrutter

    Edinburgh Fortean Society 2023

    The first meeting if the Edinburgh Fortean Society of 2023 Scott Lyall will be speaking on: Do The Hills Really Have Eyes: The Emergent Folklore Of Cannibals In US National Parks Tales of strange disappearances and sightings of wild, primitive looking people within national parks in the US...
  3. Ronnie Jersey

    What Did Fort Think Of 'Forteans' & 'Forteanism'?

    I wonder what Charles Fort would have thought, had he known that a magazine and an entire society would spring out of his research? Never mind a website!
  4. Comfortably Numb

    Tiffany Thayer Fortean Society Letters

    TIFFANY THAYER-FORTEAN SOCIETY-BIZARRE LETTERS TO LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB-TLS-1935 Tiffany Ellsworth Thayer (1902-1959), author, actor and co-founder of The Fortean Society of New York. Two bellicose letter to George Macy, founder of the Limited Editions Club. The first letter is typed and hand...
  5. Comfortably Numb

    A Collection Of Fortean Biographies

    Joshua Blu Buhs, author of 'Bigfoot: The Life and Times of a Legend', has an eponymous website: www.joshuablubuhs.com Contained therein, is a collection of detailed biographies pertaining to preeminent Fortean and 'non-Fortean' figures. Publications are located on top, left-hand side...
  6. gattino

    A 'Fortean' Subject Of Which You're 100% Convinced

    By Fortean, in this instance, I mean "paranormal" or related phenomenon from big foot to telepathy to whatever it may be. Is there one of these topics, not accepted by mainstream science of whose objective reality/existence you are totally persuaded? If so what lead you to your personal...
  7. T

    Forteans & Sex

    Maybe this is a loaded question, but are forteans more apt to accept expanded notions about what sex is? Given that they are generally more open-minded about reality in general, how does that affect their expectations of sex or what sex should be? I guess, in other words, are forteans more...
  8. A

    Necrolog (Deaths Of Folks Who Had Impact On The Fortean World)

    [Emp edit: This thread is to mark the passing of people who had an impact on the Fortean world.] For other obits and the like see the RIP thread: https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/the-r-i-p-thread.30162/ --------------- I hope I'm not being maudlin, but I think that the great Thor...
  9. J

    Are Forteans Anti-Faith?

    Is a defining characteristic of Forteans that they are against faith? -Justin PS http://www.dictionary.com/cgi-bin/dict.pl?term=faith I am referring to "Belief that does not rest on logical proof or material evidence" rather than "The body of dogma of a religion: the Muslim faith."...
  10. J

    Famous Forteans

    1. Neil Gaiman. (From Sunday, September 02, 2001) http://www.neilgaiman.com/archive/2001_09_01_archive.asp "And while we're waiting for the FAQ etc thing to get up and running (ho! says older-but-wiser author in a hollow and sceptical voice) I thought I'd answer a few more questions. My...