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  • Fort the guy who kicked off research into anomalous phenomena, and where we get the term Fortean from, spent the next 20 years trying to figure out what exactly happened, and unfortunately, discovered the creature was just shifted out of time, and it’s here to destroy the world.

    Review: Atomic Robo: Shadow Beyond Time #1 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • Here's the project leader Chris Roper quoted in Fortean Times:

    Boing Boing

  • I have not corresponded with Merrily Harpur, but I have attended talks she has given, have read her book, and have read articles she has written in Fortean Times and elsewhere.

    The Cupar roe deer carcass

  • I read a synopsis/analysis of the book in Fortean Times a few months ago that convinced me I hadn't missed anything through not reading the book.

    Filmstalker: Reviewers slate Da Vinci Code

  • His magazine reflected Chorvinsky's journey in Fortean investigations, at first publishing detailed overview articles on phenomena, but then slowly moving to more skeptical and debunking articles on cryptozoological and unexplained subjects, as well as the occasional sympathetic pieces ...

    Boing Boing: July 31, 2005 - August 6, 2005 Archives

  • Charles Hoy Fort's names lives on in the expression Fortean, to wit: "One who investigates anomalous phenomena; Of or pertaining to anomalous phenomena".

    The Poor Mouth

  • "Fortean" writers on my list include Graham Hancock and Terence McKenna.

    Posthuman Blues

  • The remainder of the film builds towards a peculiar crescendo that interweaves the utterly inexplicable nature of the universe (or, if you prefer, "God"), Jewish American culture in the late 1960s/early 1970s, the story of Job, a sort of anti-nostalgia, the inscrutability of mankind, and an almost Fortean spite for anything like comprehension.

    "I see a door, holes in the floor."

  • The first story I sold was to the now-defunct Fortean Bureau, a comic piece about gremlins.

    Interview: Lane Robins

  • Richard Freeman is zoological director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology.

    On the trail of the orang pendek, Sumatra's mystery ape | Richard Freeman

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