L. A. Marzulli Promotes "Watchers X" and the "European" DNA in Ancient America That "We Were Hoping For"
In his most recent YouTube broadcast, Nephilim theorist L. A. Marzulli took the opportunity to promote his new DVD, Watchers X, now selling for $19.95. He interviewed the DVD’s director, Richard Shaw, and the pair engaged in some rhetorical sleight of hand to make it seem like their DVD is a more dramatic revelation than it is.
Right at the beginning Shaw describes going to the Paracas History Museum in Peru, where DVD participant and sometime Ancient Aliens pundit Brien Foerster opened the display cases and handled the elongated skulls present there. “We can do that?” Shaw asked. He raved about the unprecedented “access” the team received at the museum. Shaw and Marzulli neglect to inform viewers that the Paracas History Museum is a privately run tourist trap, not a state-run museum, and Foerster is the director of the museum. Of course he can open the cases!
The two also discussed how much they enjoyed unwrapping the mummy of small Peruvian child. For Christians, they seem to really like desecrating the bodies of the dead. I guess as long as they’re pagan dead, I guess it’s all good. They also endorse the 1851 account of Mariano Eduardo de Rivero y Ustáriz (1798-1857) and Johann Jakob von Tschudi (1818-1889), which described what they falsely believed to be a fetus with an elongated skull found in its mother’s womb. Marzulli agrees that it is a fetus but claims that it has anomalous teeth and therefore imagines that the elongated skull is evidence of Nephilim, whereas Keith Fitzpatck-Matthews of Bad Archaeology explained years ago that it falls within the normal fetal range. I don’t really want to go into the details of decay to explain why the teeth became visible after death.
Marzulli claims that he had DNA from a “red-haired” Paracas skull tested twice, revealing the presence of haplogroup U2E1, which he says proves a European connection. (The hair likely faded after death due to a breakdown of pigments, but Marzulli believes it represents Celtic-style auburn hair.) He scoffs at skeptics who might dismiss this as contamination, saying that is not possible due to the care his group used in taking samples. This raises a couple of questions: First, how old was the mummy? If it is from after the Conquest period, there is nothing unusual about the U2E1 presence. Interestingly, recent research has found the U2E1 haplogroup in aboriginal Siberians, suggesting that it traveled to eastern Asia and therefore might have also crossed into North America with the first Amerindians, though at the moment there is no conclusive evidence for the arrival of this haplogroup in Siberia before 3500 BCE.
The “European” result, Marzulli said, “is what we were hoping for.”
That probably says more about the underlying motives of this research than anything.
Another skull, unearthed in the 1920s, allegedly revealed “Syrian” DNA, which Marzulli says is proof that the Nephilim were in contact with Peru from the Middle East base of power in recent times.
Shaw and Marzulli allege that “the big skull” (whatever that is) had been carbon dated to 1100 CE, but they did not explain the methodology used or who did the testing. In one of his books, Foerster had claimed the skulls dated to 50 CE, so it would seem that someone isn’t right.
Marzulli claims that the elongation of the Paracas skulls could not be accomplished with head binding because of the angle of the forehead, which he says is impossible for binding to create. Paintings and descriptions of head-binding from historic periods show the same “impossible” angle on people who were known to have used or actually witnessed in the process of using head-binding.
The Watcher X DVD also will feature an interview with a man whose face and voice have been disguised. He claims to have served in the U.S. military in Afghanistan where he captured a monstrous giant. So why not go on the record? Reasons! Those with “secret” knowledge always lack the courage of their convictions when it comes to exposing the “truth.” The DVD will also claim that the body of a dead fairy (or, “locust” from Revelation, as Marzulli prefers) is not a hoax but rather contains a real skeleton and DNA that does not match any “mammal.” The creature appears similar to other dead fairy hoaxes, like the 2007 Derbyshire April Fool’s Day dead fairy prank. Not to be too gross about it, but it’s easy enough to fake a human-like body from real animal bones if one so desired, so the x-ray evidence proving it has bones isn’t too convincing. The “feejee mermaid” had bones, too.
Not the Comte de Saint Germain
7/18/2016 01:17:37 pm
Why is it always $19.95?
7/18/2016 09:03:57 pm
But wait, there's morrrre. Call in the next ten minutes and you will get another of the same DVD. Just pay an additional small charge.
7/18/2016 09:08:53 pm
Because that is their well known price point.
7/18/2016 01:19:24 pm
7/19/2016 01:50:05 am
I think they believe in the "lost race" of red haired aryan atlantians.This obsession with red hair I've seen with racist who are obsessed with egyptians specifically ramses' II supposed red hair despite being dyed and being white when he died.They are trying to prove any dead body in the world they find that has supposed blonde or red hair is of "white people" that went there to create civilization for the "dark savages".It's just more victorian racist crap.
1/3/2020 04:53:00 pm
Could someone address the singular arch skull cap plates? Those don't exist in humans even if there was headboarding? That's in the video and not addressed. Why doesn't Jason just go down there with his own team to disprove all of this. That would voraciously shut LA up once and for all. I was also wondering if he could explain the strange videos on "Fox News" of US Air Force showing "Alien aircraft". If it's not real, why would the Air Force show this? One alternative argument is that the technology is real and the US is to afraid to say its from anouther country, so they make this bizarre story up. Or its our own technology and they throw this out to rebuff the fears of it being from anouther country by saying its "Aliens".
7/18/2016 01:33:03 pm
I gace a fossilized fairy to Dr. John Ostrom of the YNH Peabody Museum back in the '90's but the manufacturor's sticker might have been a give-away.
7/18/2016 02:02:17 pm
And people pay good money to listen to these goobersmooches speak about things they don't have the slightest knowledge about.
7/18/2016 03:10:57 pm
No different to Christian evangelists.
7/18/2016 03:57:30 pm
I enjoy how Shaw acts surprised about the "unprecedented access" in the museum when he must be aware that it is not a public institution, but a for profit enterprise, and that Foerster is the director. These people all put on acts attempting to legitimize their claims.
7/18/2016 04:18:20 pm
Just a comment on style, Jason: "I guess as long as they’re pagan dead, I guess it’s all good." Reads a little awkwardly. Don't think you need both "I guess" phrases?
7/18/2016 09:10:49 pm
Hi Jason -
7/18/2016 10:56:52 pm
The best DNA results money can buy
7/19/2016 01:31:51 am
I've seen that guy spamming Jennifer Raff's blog crying conspiracy.Seen his comments on an old youtube video debunking the solutrean crap.Looks like he's out to discredit native accomplishments .I really wonder what is their motives and who they are connected too.Pretty odd how this isn't considered racism and when it's pointed out they cry like a bunch of crybabies
7/24/2016 10:13:04 am
I think it's time for me to write another piece on how to identify contamination vs legitimate results in ancient DNA research. It's so easy to fool oneself if one is looking for a particular outcome.
7/19/2016 01:39:15 am
I'm really disturbs how these snakeoil salesmen can get away with telling such lies.Pre-columbian indian remains from the andes have been studied for years and their dna are published in peer viewed science journals.All proving native american origins.Jason haplogroup U2E1 has never been found in any pre columbian indian remains.Where are the published peer viewed papers from these hucktsers?There have been genome sequence published papers from the andes and none ever showed any non-amerindian ancestry.
7/24/2016 10:21:41 am
Yeah, that haplogroup hasn't ever been found in pre-contact Native American populations. I would need to see a very detailed description of extraction/amplification/sequencing protocols, replicated results from an outside lab, and raw sequence data before I could be convinced that it's legit. Those are the basic standards for aDNA authentication, and some anonymous geneticist's science-by-press release just doesn't cut it.
7/19/2016 08:42:47 am
There is no difference between paganism, Christianity and New Age. All of them use hallucinogenic substances to communicate with the supernatural divine.
7/19/2016 10:40:08 am
Hi timemachine -
7/19/2016 12:14:20 pm
EP, you and GIGO up there are two of a kind--ridiculous bigots. GIGO, if you want some weed, just go to goddamn Colorado and get some, and stop trying to insist it's some religious obligation! EP, stop trying to impose your particularly conservative religious values on other people by pretending it's scholarly and scientific.
7/19/2016 01:38:05 pm
7/19/2016 02:25:43 pm
Hi V. -
7/19/2016 01:34:03 pm
E. P. Grondine
7/19/2016 02:32:02 pm
Hi trimemachine -
7/19/2016 02:58:26 pm
E. P. Grondine,
9/15/2016 02:58:52 pm
I recommend catching a Laird Scranton podcast or interview and reading the MDMT: The Spirit Molecule.
7/24/2016 03:53:48 pm
the forehead slope is irrelevant, headbinding can make all kinds of shapes and angles.
7/31/2016 01:14:18 am
Is this mtdna (female line) or ydna.(male line) and Native stories I have heard the red haired giants were in already in North America.
Yes the guy is a fringer. However, he said that the spinal hole is farther back on the skull and that there was a lack of sagittal sutures....I don't remember him mentioning angles. The idea that people suddenly started warping their heads in the same fashion all over the world at the onset of the neolithic just because they all suddenly thought it looked pretty is as idiotic as saying that they were alien hybrids. Old Kingdom Korea and Ur were among the first to practice it,and an Old Kingdom woman has recently been found that had that same shape naturally with no binding. Shanidar and Kow Swamp are the earliest examples, though the Shanidar neanderthals had the shape without headbinding. Kow Swamp has obvious erectus features and all of the shaping may not be artificial. The Niah skull was accordingly shaped without headbinding as well. People don't just start deforming their babies by psychic powers or Rupert Sheldrake's morphic field- that's as idiotic a theory as Ancient Aliens. Just read some Oppenheimer and some Paul Kekai manansala and you'll have something more believable to popnder over.
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