Posts tagged
‘Fortean’

The Actress and the Phantom Musketeer

In part two of this story of a phantom persecuting a famous French actress, things are about to get worse. As if having senses-stunning shrieks coming out of nowhere wasn’t bad enough, Mademoiselle Clarion found herself the victim of an even more threatening type of mystery assault.

Current Events: Electric Ladies: Interesting People #6

Current Events: Electric Ladies: Interesting People #6 An illuminating look at three 19th-century Electric Ladies, two of whom do not fit the usual profile of PK experiencer.

Notes for the Curious: Fortean News in 1895

Notes for the Curious: Fortean News in 1895 The 19th-century reading public was avid for a fortean sensation. Here is a sampling of the News of the Weird from 1895.

The Men in Black: Two 19th-century Accounts

The Men in Black: Two 19th Century Accounts Well before Indrid Cold and John Keel’s Mothman encounters, we find visitations from mysterious men dressed in black, sometimes accompanied by the same bizarre, poltergeist-like events Keel and others experienced when the Men in Black came to call. Here are two strange 19th-century MIB cases.

The Men in Black: Two 19th-century Accounts

Well before Indrid Cold and John Keel’s Mothman encounters, we find visitations from mysterious men dressed in black, sometimes accompanied by the same bizarre, poltergeist-like events Keel and others experienced when the Men in Black came to call. Here are two strange 19th-century MIB cases.

The Faces in the Window

The Faces in the Window In 1871 mysterious faces and images began appearing in the windows of Sandusky and other Ohio towns. Were they spirit photographs or just a delusion?