Giantology, the Last 100 years.

-Giantology, the Last 100 years. A modern resurgence – Comments by  M.J. Ewers, June 2015. (List updated periodically):
  • c. 1800-1950 Newspaper + Smithsonian Ethnology reports of giants & lost races, mound builders etc (the primary source material of a century later) — what some fondly refer to as the period of “the giant craze.” I’d say the whole Victorian era can be summarized as the epicenter of this so called “giant craze”, with the Smithsonian opening the mounds, farmers clearing their fields and press accounts almost every other day announcing a new “giant” find.
  • 1868, Edward J Wood, “Giants and Dwarfs” lists many historic giants.
  • 1894-98 – Dictionary of Phrase and Fable – By Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, “Giants of Real Life” lists historic Giants by name and “reputed” stature.
  • 1900 -Anomalies and curiosities of medicine, By George Milbry Gould – lists Historic “Giants”
  • 1880-1930 Helena Blavatsky’s “The Secret Doctrine”, Theosophists, occultists, as well as Masons, and Rosicrucians (“The New Age Magazine”) compile press accounts of giant skeleton discoveries in their bulletins and publications, as further evidence for their causes.
  • c.1812-to present. Mormons also compile Giant skeleton, Mound builder accounts around this time period, as evidence of the “Nephites” & “Jaredites”. (See Solomon Spaulding’s 1812 novel, “Manuscrtipt Found” & Conneaut Giants, in David B. Owen’s book “Conneaut”, 2010, also see modern Mormon interest in Giants & Moundbuilders with Wayne May’s Ancient American Magazine 1993 to present.)
  • c. 1890-1900 George Sheldon, of Mass. Compiles contemporary newspapers accounts of giant skeleton finds, c. 1900 pasted in his scrap book. Personal scrap book Viewed by Jim Vieira in 2012.
  • 1920-1940’s John T Reed, Lovelock Nevada, compiles scores of contemporary newspaper clippings  of Giant skeleton finds stapled together in his personal files, archaeological finds, and other research. His personal diaries, journals, interviews with local Indians, anthropological and scientific theories of the Red Headed giants,  and many other topics comprise  a collection of some 90 cubic feet at the Nevada Historical Society as of my viewing in May 2014.
  • 1922, Henry Wysham Lanier, “A Book of Giants: Tales of Very Tall Men of Myth, Legends…” Lists many historic giants.
  • 1930 ,  C. J. S. Thompson, “The Mystery and Lore of Monsters” – lists many historic giants.
  • 1935-1950 Gigantopithecus, Meganthropus, Weidenreich, Von Koenigswald-Apes, Giants and Man-1946 by Weidenreich.
  • 1945, Mysteries of Ancient South America – Harold T Wilkins, lists giant skeletons reports.
  • 1950’s-60’s-modern Bigfoot era born, John Green, Dahinden, Patterson& Gimlin, Krantz & others.
  • 1959, Frank Edwards “Stranger Than Science” lists giant skeleton finds.
  • 1961 Ivan T Sanderson, “Abominable Snowmen: Legend Come to Life”, mentions giant skeletons, and stories of Smithsonian & other institutions collecting them and then disappearing. Compiled lists and correspondence with those who claimed to have knowledge of bones, but was never able to track down a single bone or skeleton.
  • 1968 – Chariots of the Gods, Von Daniken, ancient alien + Giants, theory hatched.
  • 1970 to present. Rex Gilroy, naturalist, cryptozoologist, and mystery writer of Bathurst, N.S.W, Australia, and “Father of the Yowie”, compiled reports of giants, 3,000 Yowie sightings, wild man and and giants in oral histories of the Aborigines, and investigated fossil and contemporary purported evidence & footprints of giants. His 2001 book, Giants From The Dreamtime: The Yowie In Myth And Reality.
  • 1970 Giant: the pictorial history of the human colossus, by Polly Jae Lee.
  • 1970-74, “Not of this World” & “Timeless Earth”  by Peter Kolosimo mention giant skeleton finds.
  • 1972 Robert Charroux, “The mysteries Unknown” list giant skeleton finds.
  • 1976 Zecharia Sitchin, 12th palnet, Nephilim/ Anunnaki alien theory
  • 1978, Brad Steiger “Worlds Before our own” Giant skeletal accounts
  • 1978, Jim Brandon’s “Weird America” lists giant skeleton finds.
  • 1979, Joseph R Jochmans, “Strange Relics from the Depths of the Earth” pub. by Bible-Science Assoc., lists reputed giant skeleton accounts.
  • 1979, Roy Norvill, “Giants: The Vanished Race of Mighty Men” lists many giant skeleton accounts.
  • 1980’s-90 Carl Baugh, Paluxy “man” tracks, Texas, Creation evidence+ giant humans and giant animal theories put forward.
  • 1986 I.D.E Thomas, Noah Hutchings, Omega conspiracy, Nephilim /alien connection & theories put forward etc
  • 1986 to present-David H Childress’ ” Smithsoniangate” for Nexus magazine and Far Out Aventures LLC. 1989-1993. & and his many books of the “Lost Cities Series”,1986-2000’s which include many giant skeleton reports from N. America and abroad– and forged the beginning of the 20+ year Smithsonian conspiracy theory phase.
  • 1993, The Mystery of the Serpent Mound: In Search of the Alphabet of the Gods – By Ross Hamilton
  • 1993 Forbidden Archaeology, Michael Cremo, Richard Thompson. Assert massive cover-ups of archaeological finds in the last century, in a massive 900 page work.
  • 1993-to present. Ancient American Magazine, by Wayne May, with guest writers Frank Joseph, David Cain, E.Z. Tinkler, & others write periodicals on giants, giant skeleton finds, lost civilizations in America etc.
  • 1995 Charles DeLoach’s “Giants: A Reference Guide from History, the Bible, and Recorded Legend” an encyclopedic volume. Very comprehensive book, listing historic and legendary giants.
  • 1995, Red Earth, White Lies – By Vine Deloria Jr. & Evolution, creationism, and other modern myths, 2002 – by Vine Deloria Jr. deal with the subject of giant humans and giant animals in Native American oral history, and the fossil record.
  • 1996-1997 Chuck Missler’s articles, “Return of the Aliens? As The Days of Noah Were”, “And Also After That’: The Return of the Nephilim?” , & “Mischievous Angels or Sethites?” – Koinonia House.
  • 1998 Notes on the Nephilim: The Giants of Old, James Montgomery Boice, Baker Books, Copyright 1998. Excerpt from Lambert Dolphin’s website.
  • 1999 Nephilim: The Truth is Here, by LA Marzulli
  • 2000-Jim Marrs, “Ruled by Secrey”
  • 2000 TLC Documentary “Giants, Mystery and the Myth”- interviews Brad Steiger, David Childress, Jim Marrs & etc, discuss mound giants+Lovelock cave, and the Smithsonian conspiracy theory.
  • 2000-2002 Brad Steiger on Coast to Coast radio, promotes books and TLC documentary “Giants, Mystery and the Myth” and talks Giant skeletons, compiled 10 pages of giant skeleton reports.
  • 2000 to Present,  Ross Hamilton, Patricia Mason, & noted Native American scholar & professor Vine Deloria Jr research giants. Ross writes his first book in 1993 “The Mystery of the Serpent Mound: In Search of the Alphabet of the Gods” and subsequently starts his Serpent Mound website in 2000, and writes his hallmark article in Ancient American Magazine, and later Nexus magazine: “Holocaust of the Giants: the Great Smithsonian cover-up”, and “A tradition of Giants” in 2001. Ross teams up with Vine Deloria Jr in 2001, and he and Patricia Mason compile over 500 items relating to historic giants & skeleton accounts in Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virginia, Alabama, and the Mississippi river valley by the year 2003. Ross’ articles become a huge success over the internet, and in 2007 he publishes his opus book, “A Tradition of Giants”, with recent new revised editions published by 2012-2014 at, and later he writes his genius work “Star Mounds: Legacy of a Native American Mystery” in 2012. Ross is considered the “Godfather of Giantology” by many authors at present. Also, See: Vine Deloria Jr. 2002 Interview on “Giants and Little People” Laura Lee radio show, and his 2003 presentation at the American Indian Festival of Words, Tulsa, Oklahoma where he mentions his giant research with Ross, and Patricia.
  • 2000-2007 Kent Hovind & Carl Baugh lectures on giants, pref-lood conditions, Garden of Eden Series, Creation ministries.
  • 2000-2001 Mason Winfield, “MONSTERS from the Mound” giant finds in NY state. (Also See Brad Lockwood’s 2010 book regarding NY giants)
  • 2001- The Goliath Conspiracy, Philip L. Rife
  • 2000-2001+, Xpeditions Magazine by Jerry Wills, online magazine posted articles of giant skeletons & Lost Civilizations from Ancient American Magazine, as well as their own investigations.
  • 2000-2007, The First Fossil Hunters & Fossil Legends of the First Americans series by Adrienne Mayor. Deals with the theory that ancient fossils were mistaken for giants/monsters.
  • 2002 – Steve Quayle’s opus work “Genesis 6 Giants”, & other books. Airs his “Q-files” radio show, and appears on a total of 85 Coast to Coast radio episodes over the next 12 years (potentially 25 – 50 million accumulative listeners). The Single Most influential person at bringing the subject of Giants, Nephilim, & fringe conspiracies of their skeletons back into the modern sub-cultural awareness in the 21st century– & More or less putting giants back on the map.
  • 2002-2009 Ancient Lost Treasures forum, online. Info, and compilations of giant accounts, NY Times WA post. Moderator, White Eagle.
  • 2002- Giants and Little people, tribal convention at Frank’s Landing, WA. State, Vine Deloria Jr and other Native elders discus giants & little people.
  • 2002+ Mary Sutherland’s website, giants, paranomral and other topics.
  • 2002, Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology, by George M. Eberhart. Lists giant skeletal finds
  • 2003 to Present, Fritz Zimmerman. His hallmark work “Nephilim Chronicles, Fallen Angels in the Ohio Valley” was published in 2010, includes over 300 giant skeleton accounts, researched from 10,000 works using Library collections in Indiana Univ. Archives. His accompanying travel guide includes over 200 mounds, from the nearly 800 mound and earth works he has visited and documented. His work started out at around the turn of the century, documenting several mounds in Indiana for a small documentary film company he headed. From 2003 to 2007, he had a website Moundbuilders. org with many accounts of giant skeletons, and mound sites compiled. He has written for Ancient American Magazine, L. A. Marzulli newsletters/ books, has numerous blogs and websites and most recently published a 2015 Encyclopedia on North American giants, 888 accounts. Zimmerman is the first author in the 21st century to propose a specific Nephilim Cro-magnid early colonization of the Ohio Valley in the copper /Bronze age, combining numerology, mathematics, skeletal morphology, artifact, and edifice similarities between New and Old Worlds to draw his conclusions.
  • 2003+ Lists of Giant finds
  • 2003+Chris Parker’s – Creationism, giant skeleton reports etc.
  • 2003+ Mysterious World website: Doug Elwell Giants etc.
  • 2004 – Jonathan Gray, “Lost world of Giants”
  • 2004 Patrick Heron, Nephilim & Pyramid of Apocalypse
  • 2007 to present, Dale Drinnon’s Frontiers of Anthropology blog, giants, ancient civilizations, and other blogs on cryptids etc.
  • 2009-2015+ M.J. Ewers/ J. Strouse/ Rephaim23 blog & Micah E Giantology Facebook page. Research consultant, assisted Jason Jarrell, Jim Vieria, Chris Lesley, L.A. Marzulli, Ross Hamilton, Terje Dahl and a half dozen other independent researchers in compiling approx. 1,500, 2000+ newspaper & journal accounts relating to giants.
  • 2010+ Terje Dahl, Giant researcher and one of the first to propose Denisovan theory in America.
  • 2010+ Brad Lockwood: “On Giants,” research in up-State NY giants, & critical commentary on giants.
  • 2010,  Mark Hall & Loren Coleman: TRUE GIANTS: Is Gigantopithecus Still Alive?
  • 2010+ Scott Reaney of Clive, Alberta: Chronoligies book of giants, compiles 546 newspaper reports of giants.(possibly up to 2,000 accounts)
  • 2010 to present Chris Lesley, Greater Ancestors world museum, lists of several hundred giant skeleton finds by state & nation.
  • 2011 Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Man – Joseph P Farrell
  • 2012 to present, Jim Vieira + Bill Vieira, & Hugh Newman: Stonebuilders, mounds builders & Giants Facebook page. Jim’s TedEX talk,  Daily Giant Facebook page & Search For The Lost Giants TV show, History Channel in 2014–They compile approx. 1,500 accounts, with assistance of M.J. Ewers and others. See: Cecelia Hall’s 2013 google earth giant skeleton map project.
  • 2012-2013- Missing 411 Series, David Paulides.His other works: Tribal Bigfoot 2009, Hoopa Project 2008.
  • 2012 – Michael Heiser, The Façade (The Façade Saga) (Volume 1) and his website, and critical commentary on giants & ancient alien theories.
  • 2013 Joe Taylor, “Giants against evolution” compiles scores of giant accounts and stories.
  • 2013 – Melba Ketchum’s paper, “Novel North American Hominins, Next Generation Sequencing of Three Whole Genomes and Associated Studies”
  • 2013 Nephilim Stargates: The Year 2012 and the Return of the Watchers by Thomas Horn
  • 2013 – Richard J Dewhurst’s: The Ancient Giants Who Ruled America: The Missing Skeletons and the Great Smithsonian Cover-Up – very large and encompassing book, very popular – has several hundred accounts of giants.
  • 2013 Micah Hanks articles on giants & Smithsonian, & commentary.
  • 2013-2014 L.A. Marzulli, On the trail of The Nephilim Volumes 1 & 2,& watchers series
  • 2013- The Enigma of Cranial Deformation: Elongated Skulls of the Ancients, David Childress & Brien Foerster.
  • 2013 Kristan Harris, Rundown Live, Giants in Wisconsin & research
  • 2013 -Lost Race of the Giants by Patrick Chouinard
  • 2013, True Legends, Giants, Bigfoot, Nephilim, Anakim, Anunnaki by Steve Quayle
  • 2013-2015, Greg little, Andrew Colins: “Path of Souls”, compiles reports of giants in the Archaeological literature from mounds in USA.
  • 2013-present Sharon Day –, blog on Giants, bigfoot commentary and research.
  • 2013-Present, Bernhard Beier, Giants & Atlantis. Lists of giant skeleton reports.
  • 2014 to present, Jason Jarrell and Sarah Farmer write articles For Ancient American Magazine and AP Magazine: The Adena Giant Revealed, Giants of Doddridge Cunty, Uruk is Fallen, The establishment has Already recognized a Lost Race of Giants, The Adena People and the Prehistoric Colonization of America, Ancient Earthworks of North America Suggest Pre-Columbian European Contact, and several others. Their website: includes links to their works, and multiple radio interviews.
  • 2014- Bruce Fenton, Science Channel’s Unexplained Files: Giants in Georgia
  • 2014-15 – Andrew White Anthropology blog- Giants, double teeth, etc. & critical commentary.
  • 2010+ (2012-2015 especially) Jason Colavito’s blog, critical commentary on giants, ancient aliens, alternative archaeology, and the fantastic.
  • 2014+ Ark & Neo, Digging for the Truth & Facebook page: Old Newspaper stories, reports of giant skeletons, cryptids and other strange phenomena.
  • 2012-2015 updated editions of “A Tradition of Giants” by Ross Hamilton at Originally published, 2007. This is the hallmark work of the first great 21st century scholar on the mounds and giants in North America.
  • 2014-2015 Search For the Lost Giants, History Channel, Left Right Productions. Starring Jim and Bill Vieira. Seeks evidence of Big skeletons in N. America.
  • 2015, Genesis 6 Giants, vol. 2, by Steve Quayle.
  • 2015, The Encyclopedia of Ancient Giants in North America by Fritz Zimmerman. 888 Giant skeleton accounts compiled.
  • 2015, Giants on Record: America’s Hidden History, Secrets in the Mounds and the Smithsonian Files, By Jim Vieira, and Hugh Newman. Foreword by Ross Hamilton. Showcases a couple hundred out of 1,500 newspaper accounts and early eyewitness reports of giants by explorers in N. America. Additonal research and contributions by M.J. Ewers & Cecelia Hall.
  • 2016, Ancient Giants of the Americas by Xaviant Haze. See his 2016 Coast to Coast radio interview.
  • 2017, Fefiphobia: Skeptics’ Irrational Fear of Giants—Part 1 & 2, Dec. 2016, Jan 2017 by Dr. Greg Little of AP Magazine. See Also: Greg little, Andrew Colins: “Path of Souls” 2014.
  • 2017, Ages of the Giants – A cultural History of the Tall Ones in Prehistoric America. By Jason Jarrell & Sarah Farmer. An impressive body of documentation on truly academic sources of the tall elite burials, spanning several thousand years in ancient mound cultures- from Smithsonian excavation reports, university archaeologists, county histories and press reports. This is a robust opus work, with 445 footnotes, and 300+ more references. I consider this to be the definitive work on Tall Ones, or mound giants – alongside Ross Hamilton’s, A Tradition of Giants. Jason and Sarah are currently working on book number 2.
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