If you have been following the ongoing saga of L. A. Marzulli’s DNA analysis of elongated skulls from Paracas, Peru, you know that Marzulli had assembled a team of questionable experts to analyze the skulls and their supposed forensic anomalies. Over the past few weeks, he has interviewed his team’s anthropologist and medical doctor for his Acceleration Radio show. This week, the team chiropractor spoke out. But not before Marzulli gave his thoughts about UFO disclosure and why demons are currently working alongside space aliens in a U.S. government facility.
L. A. Marzulli's Team Doctor Speaks Out on Paracas Skulls, Genetically "Pure" Races, and Fallen Angel Hybridization
For the second week in a row, Nephilim theorist L. A. Marzulli has devoted the second half of his Acceleration Radio broadcast to interviewing a member of his Paracas skulls research team about the results of their investigation into the skulls’ elongation. Last week Marzulli interviewed geography instructor and anthropologist Rick Woodward, who alleged that the skulls had genetic anomalies, even though many of the “anomalies” are discussed in the scholarly literature as the result of known processes. This week, that team member being interviewed is Dr. Michael Alday, a specialist in occupational and preventative medicine. The interview begins around 26 minutes into the hour, after the rightwing propaganda about “elites” manufacturing a new Civil War and the commercial for pet urine stain remover.
Review of "Giants and the Lost Lands of the Gods" by Peter Kolosimo and Nick Redfern, with Timothy Green Beckley
GIANTS AND THE LOST LANDS OF THE GODS
Peter Kolosimo with Nick Redfern | Conspiracy Journal Books | no ISBN | $21.95
For reasons that will become clear, I cannot assign a star rating.
Peter Kolosimo was the pen name of Pier Colosimo, an Italian communist, journalist, and mystery-monger. He attended school at the University of Leipzig in Germany, where he adopted his radical political views. Despite this, the editor of the strange hybrid posthumous partial collaboration Giants and the Lost Lands of the Gods (2017), written with Nick Redfern, expresses utter bafflement as to why Pier Colosimo would choose a German spelling of his own name as a pen name: “no one that I know has been able to surmise why he selected the nom de plume that he did,” writes Timothy Green Beckley, a longtime writer on UFO topics going back to the golden age of ufology. It’s a very small point, but a telling one, that in this book the logical inference is the one to be avoided at all costs. It is equally telling that Beckley acknowledges Kolosimo’s politics but declares them irrelevant to understanding his radical revision of human history, which included heavy reliance on Soviet propaganda and a revision of religious stories and myths to strip out the supernatural and to conform to dialectical materialism. Sure. It’s totally unrelated.
When I spoke with Nephilim theorist L. A. Marzulli last week about the elongated skulls of Paracas, he assured me that his team anthropologist, Rick Woodward, who holds a master’s in anthropology and geography and who is currently studying for a Ph.D. in Biblical archaeology, was an expert in skulls and would be able to answer some basic questions about the supposedly anomalous osteology of the Paracas elongated skulls. I am always willing to give people the benefit of the doubt, and yesterday Marzulli posted to YouTube an interview he did with Woodward on Wednesday about the supposed skeletal anomalies. I was left a bit confused about Woodward’s approach and findings, which seemed to imply a lack of familiarity with the scholarly literature on the subject.
When I reviewed a book on the egregores of occult belief yesterday, I noted that the concept originated from Éliphas Lévi, an occultist and ceremonial magician of the nineteenth century. He first applied the myth of the Watchers to supernatural entities that watch over human activity in 1868, in his book The Great Secret, though this book was not published until 1898. I will confess to not having read Lévi's book, but I was intrigued enough by the references to the Watchers, Giants, and Nephilim to read the chapter about them. This, in turn, surprised me greatly when I saw how Lovecraftian the material was, anticipating by seven decades the idea of titanic supernatural entities beyond time and space and beyond human comprehension, whose random movements affect human actions but which are utterly indifferent to us, as we care nothing for ants and mites. It is no wonder, therefore, that ceremonial magicians suspected that Lovecraft had channeled the same magical powers as Lévi. The similarities are uncanny, but not inexplicable. Lovecraft knew of Lévi's writing from an English translation of some of his work, published in 1896 and 1897, though this book did not include The Great Secret. Drawing on similar source material, both authors had struck upon similar ideas, with Lovecraft bending toward Lévi both because of his reading of him and his reading of secondary sources that discussed his ideas. While The Great Secret was translated into English in 2000, the text is under copyright, so I have translated the relevant chapter for my Library. It is well worth the read, both because of its relevance to understanding the occult version of the Watchers myth and for its anticipation of Lovecraft. My translation can be found here.
Yesterday afternoon I spoke with Nephilim theorist L. A. Marzulli and Biblical archaeologist and pastor Mondo Gonzales about their preliminary investigation into the elongated skulls of Paracas, Peru. In the course of the conversation, Marzulli apologized for calling me a weasel, and we had a friendly and civil discussion of some of the major issues surrounding the announcement of results of DNA testing and morphological analysis on a series of skulls from Peruvian museums. I also learned from Marzulli that Brien Foerster has been dismissed from the research team for sensationalizing the results and will not be part of future investigations.
I wasn’t going to post anything today, but I feel it inappropriate to let this pass another day without acknowledging the outrageous and libelous lies that L. A. Marzulli made this weekend on the Third Phase Moon broadcast. The Nephilim theorist was outraged that I criticized the credentials of his all-star team of completely unqualified DNA researchers, which included a chiropractor and tour guide Brien Foerster. Here is Marzulli making several false statements about me, and mispronouncing my name at the same time. I will spell his pronunciation phonetically.
L. A. Marzulli Says "Mysterious" Donors Gave $150,000 to Fund DNA Testing of Paracas Elongated Skulls
This past weekend the History Channel announced a spinoff series for The Curse of Oak Island, to be called The Curse of Civil War Gold. The new show, which follows the adventures of Oak Island bit players Kevin Dykstra and Gary Drayton as they search for Confederate gold at the bottom of Lake Michigan, is set to premiere in the plum slot following Oak Island’s March 6 season finale. The new series will feature Marty Lagina from Oak Island, whose day job is running a business based in the same area of Michigan where the hunt took place during filming in October. Civil War gold is not a subject of my interest or expertise, so I will consign this show to the dustbin of other treasure-hunting programs I have ignored over the past few years. However, I do want to note that the new show is from Oak Island and Ancient Aliens powerhouse producers Prometheus Entertainment, and, it is the fifth or sixth attempt from History to attempt to clone the success of Oak Island, its highest rated unscripted series.
Review of "Ancient Giants: History, Myth, and Scientific Evidence from Around the World" by Xaviant Haze
HISTORY, MYTH, AND SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Xaviant Haze | 192 pages | Bear & Company | 2018 | ISBN: 9781591432937 | $16.00
OK, so here we go again. There is yet another new book about the lost race of giants, and it’s… wait for it… more of the same. Regular readers will remember Xaviant Haze, a DJ and “giant” researcher who has expressed anti-Semitic views about the Rothschilds. Well, Inner Traditions, a company that has never met a bigot or lunatic they wouldn’t give a book deal to, is proudly publishing his new opus, Ancient Giants: History, Myth, and Scientific Evidence from around the World through their Bear & Company imprint. The book, a semi-sequel to his 2016 volume Ancient Giants in the Americas, is due out in June, and this is an early review.
As we approach the New Year, it’s time to take a final look back at 2017 in fringe history. This was a year when political news overshadowed almost everything else, but 2017 still managed to find new ways to use and abuse history, rivalling the historic low of 2016. This year in fringe history might not have been more extreme than last year, but it was certainly darker. It was the year when fringe historians rejoiced that they had an ally in the White House whose courtiers proudly flew the banner of “alternative facts,” but more than anything, it was the year of Tom DeLonge, the musician turned ufologist who published an ancient astronaut book, launched a UFO research company, was crowned UFO researcher of the year, and took credit for the year’s biggest UFO research flap. Let’s look back at what happened over the past twelve months.
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