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My Fortean Times feature on Slenderman

So, this happened… I wrote the cover feature for this month’s Fortean Times. Ever since I first read FT as a kid (when it was still a fanzine rather than a professional monthly), I had a dream that I’d be … Continue reading

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Killing Slenderman, in Darklore 7: with footnotes!

I’m happy to announce the publication of Darklore, volume 7 by Daily Grail Publishing. This year’s book is another stunning collection of the best of modern Forteana – and it also contains the second half of my look at the … Continue reading

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Catchup: Slenderman, cinema and separation

So, a few things have been happening since my last post. My divorce/separation continues. As far as these things go, I guess it could be worse. Looks like Kirsty & I won’t be moving until January at the earliest (the … Continue reading

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I have been …Weaponized

(Weaponizer logo design by Paul Sizer. This and similar goodies available here.) One of the many creative offshoots of the Warren Ellis battery farm for genial artists, writers and other wonderful passionate madfolk that mortals call Whitechapel is the group … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – John A Keel

When I was a boy, I read an awful lot of shite books about Fortean matters. I ploughed through Erich von Daniken, dodgy tomes about the Bermuda Triangle and witchcraft and Earth mysteries. Like Stephen King described the process of … Continue reading

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…aaand we're back! Meanwhile, people keep telling fibs

Fully broadbanded again, thankfully. While I was out, there was an interesting little flap about an ‘undiscovered’ Amazonian tribe, with photos and everything. Shame it was all bollocks… “They are the amazing pictures that were beamed around the globe: a … Continue reading

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